Friday, July 21, 2017

Exploring New Territory

Silversea is going to be exploring the west coast of South and North America for th first time ever with a series of expedition cruises aboard Silver Explorer. The series of nine to 14-day cruises will run from March through May of next year and take the ship from Ushuaia to Vancouver.

Details appeared in the July 21 edition of Cruise News Daily. 

May We Have the Envelope, Please?

It seems things have come full circle again. Remember the olden days when stateroom doors had locks that you opened with a key? You would board the ship and find your stateroom unlocked with the key on the nightstand.

Carnival has been testing a similar system they are moving toward returning to, and the line just said they are expanding the test to a total of eight ships.

The complete story appeared in the July 21 edition of Cruise News Daily. 

Thursday, July 20, 2017

AIDA Doubling Down on World Cruising

Carnival's German brand, AIDA, will announce their second world cruise on Friday. This one is being scheduled for October of 2018. It's being opened for sale months before their first world cruise departs (October 17, 2017).

AIDAcara is operating this year's cruise, but next year, AIDAaura has been chosen to make the epic journey, and again it will be a complete circumnavigation of the globe. AIDAaura will sail from Hamburg on October 7, 2018. Her itinerary will 41 ports in 20 countries on four continents over the next 117 days, meaning she won't return to Hamburg until February 2, 2019.

The complete story appeared in the July 20 edition of Cruise News Daily.

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Details appeared in the July 20 edition of Cruise News Daily. 

Wednesday, July 19, 2017

Nickelodeon Finding a New Home

It shouldn't be a surprise, considering Dora the Explorer christened Pacific Explorer a couple of weeks ago, but Nickelodeon will be having a bigger role in P&O Australia's children's program.

The complete story appeared in the July 19 edition of Cruise News Daily.