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Cruise Pulse: News and Notes for Feb. 2, 2016

Cruise Line & Cruise Ship | Jason Leppert | February 02, 2016

Cruise Pulse: News and Notes for Feb. 2, 2016

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Royal Caribbean Features Gay Couple in New Ad To Promote "Royal Weddings"
Gay couple "Gabriel & Blair" are featured in a new "Royal Weddings" commercial for Royal Caribbean International's marriage ceremonies.

Costa Commended for Vessel Rescue in South China Sea
Maritime Search and Rescue Center of Hainan commended the Costa Victoria crew for the rescue of a burning vessel in the South China Sea.

Cruise Repair to Keep GBSL Busy in 2016
Grand Bahama Shipyard Limited (GBSL) is set for a good year with 20 cruise ships scheduled for repair, maintenance and overhaul work in 2016.

‘Discover the Fjords’ with Fred. Olsen in 2016
Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines has released a new brochure called "Discover the Fjords with Fred." showcasing 18 Norwegian sailings in 2016 and 2017.


Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. and the Virgin Islands Port Authority have signed a 10-year contract to assist in boosting local tourism and generating revenue.

Voyages to Antiquity has now made its Fort Lauderdale, Florida office the brand’s North American headquarters.

Any costs to build a proposed cruise docking facility in George Town are still not know at this time but will not be paid by the Cayman Islands Government, according to Tourism Minister Moses Kirkconnell.


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