* 150 Days and Counting
In case you haven’t checked your calendar (we know you have it marked), exactly 150 days from today, on November 7, Costa Diadema will be christened in Genoa, the company’s headquarters and home to much maritime history.
The christening event itself will actually come amidst a month-long celebration of the new ship.
* RCI Bartender Wins World Competition
Earlier we told you about four cruise line bartenders competing in the finals to be named the Best Cruise Line Bartender in the Diego Reserve World Class competition which started with 5,500 cruise line bartenders competing in the first round.
Last night the judges in Miami crowned Royal Caribbean’s Shekhar Grover as the best of the best. Shekhar is one of the Lead Bartenders on Oasis of the Seas. More
* Other Things You’ll Want to Know
CND subscribers also read about a first birthday in northern Europe ... and we're wondering if a buyer was found.
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