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Cruise Pulse: News and Notes for Dec. 11, 2015

Cruise Line & Cruise Ship | Azamara Club Cruises | Jason Leppert | December 11, 2015

Cruise Pulse: News and Notes for Dec. 11, 2015

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Azamara Club Cruises Partners with Abercrombie & Kent
Azamara Club Cruises is set to provide new Australian shore excursions operated by Abercrombie & Kent.

MSC Cruises: Supporting Those Who Serve
MSC Cruises is making a gracious point of offering discounts and benefits to military members seeking a cruise vacation.

Strike a Pose: Star Clippers to Offer Complimentary Yoga and Meditation on Select Cruises in the Mediterranean in 2016
Free yoga and meditation sessions are on their way to select 2016 Mediterranean sailings on Star Clippers.

Work Continues On Port Canaveral’s New Cruise Terminal 5 Parking Garage
Beyond the parking garage, upgrades to the Floridian terminal include a pier extension and the installation of new fenders and bollards.


The Belize Tourism Board (BTB) and Florida Caribbean Cruise Association (FCCA) hosted 200 kids for a Christmas celebration at Belize City, and Carnival Cruise Line brought its seasonal holiday show, The Grinch and other Dr. Seuss characters to children at MUSC Children’s Hospital in Charleston, SC.

Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines has announced two new Caribbean "fly-cruises" in the winter of 2016, and the company has also appointed Pisa Brothers Travel as its new U.S. reseller.

Japan welcomed and celebrated its first one millionth cruise passenger within a single year to its shores via Costa Asia's Costa Serena calling at Fukuoka’s Hakata Port.

Falmouth, Jamaica greeted Royal Caribbean International's new Anthem of the Seas, and Port Antonio, Jamaica expects to attract more cruise ships.

Plus, Mombasa, Kenya is showing signs of recovery in receiving increased cruise traffic, and Pointe-à-Pitre, Guadeloupe awaits the arrival of Costa Favolosa and MSC Orchestra.


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