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Cruise Pulse: News and Notes for Feb. 4, 2016

Cruise Line & Cruise Ship | Jason Leppert | February 04, 2016

Cruise Pulse: News and Notes for Feb. 4, 2016

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Captain Dino Sagani Named Master of Majestic Princess
Princess Cruises has announced that Captain Dino Sagani will be the master of its next ship, the Majestic Princess.

Holland America Line Marks $4.7 Million Donated for Cancer Support
Holland America Line guests and employees have raised more than $4.7 million for cancer support through "On Deck" programming.

Q&A: Travel Channel's Samantha Brown Talks Cruising
Cruise Critic caught up with Brown on March 7, 2015 at the Washington, D.C., Travel and Adventure Show to discuss cruising.

Princess Sees 50 Percent Rise in Bookings from Frade
Princess Cruises recognizes its “best January in UK history” with trade bookings up 50 percent year-on-year.


Holland America Line hosted a luncheon onboard the Veendam in Tampa, Florida for the local chapter of the American Red Cross, one of the line’s community partners.

Carnival Cruise Line has revealed more of its 2016-17 Carnival Journeys itineraries, nine days or longer, offering unique onboard programming.

Maine expects 6 percent growth in bed days, a new cruise line, new homeport calls and its largest ship ever, Royal Caribbean International's Anthem of the Seas, and the ship will also call on Portland and Bar Harbor.

MCCUE Marine has the contract to remaster parts of Cunard Line’s Queen Mary 2 flagship vessel at the Blohm & Voss Shipyard in Hamburg, Germany.

As John Honeywell becomes editor at large, Louise Robinson is to take editorial control of World of Cruising magazine.


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