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Cruise Pulse: News and Notes for Feb. 5, 2016

Cruise Line & Cruise Ship | Jason Leppert | February 05, 2016

Cruise Pulse: News and Notes for Feb. 5, 2016

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Carnival Inspiration in Final Stages of Multi-Million-Dollar Renovation in Portland, Ore.
The Carnival Cruise Line ship is set to resume its service from Long Beach on Feb. 8 with several new features.

Silversea Upgrades Itineraries and Introduces Amazing
Specialty Voyages in Mediterranean Routes

Silversea Cruises has made some changes to its itineraries in the Mediterranean in 2016 to ensure consistent customer satisfaction.

Premiere on the EUROPA 2: Guests Set The Course on Surprise Cruise
In May 2016, guests will vote to select the ports for a surprise cruise with only the departure and arrival destinations set.

New UK Regional Airport Flights to Join Cunard's Queen Victoria In The Mediterranean
Cunard has added local UK airport departures from Birmingham and Bournemouth to its 2016 Mediterranean season.


Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) is the winner of the 2015 Maritime Award of the Americas in the Environmental Waste Management in Cruise Lines category.

Carnival Cruise Line president Christine Duffy has now almost visited all 24 of the company's cruise ships since joining in February 2015.

Tampa has a big future ahead with the $1.5 billion Channel District Vision plan to revitalize 45 port acres over the next decade.

Celestyal Cruises is considering building two new 1,800-guest ships according to CEO Kyriakos (Kerry) Anastassiadis.

AIDA Cruises is offering special champagne and art perks with its “AIDAcara Valentine’s Day Special.”

Nancy Birtwhistle, champion of the 2014 round of the BBC’s "The Great British Bake Off" series will be onboard part of Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines' Aug. 8, 2016 sailing.


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