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Cruise Pulse: News and Notes for Jan. 11, 2016

Cruise Line & Cruise Ship | Jason Leppert | January 11, 2016

Cruise Pulse: News and Notes for Jan. 11, 2016

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#1 Secret to Saving Money when Booking a Cruise – from 18 Industry Leaders
Cruise Deals App asked a dozen and a half cruise industry pros, yours truly included, for their top savings tips all compiled here.

Vietnam’s Da Nang Allows Cruise Ships to Open Casinos on Overnight Stays
A local official has confirmed that Da Nang, Vietnam will permit international cruise ships to leave their casinos open while overnight in port.

Nicko Cruises Breaks Out with Television Commercials
Following its restructuring after insolvency and under new ownership, German river operator Nicko Tours has launched a new promotional campaign.

Princess Cruises Announces SVP Promotion for Trey Hickey
Trey Hickey has been promoted from VP International Sales to SVP International Sales for Princess Cruises.


With more than 30 years of sales experience in riverboat and small ship cruising, Rick Simonson has joined American Cruise Lines' sales team as Southeast Sales Manager.

Paul Gauguin Cruises has announced its 2017 sailings, featuring old favorites and new Fiji and Bali itineraries and a Wildlife Conservation Society program.

P&O Cruises Australia’s Pacific Pearl delayed its return to Sydney, Australia after encountering strong winds and a heavy swell following a 12-night New Year’s cruise.

Cindy Burman, cruise manager for Cruise Maryland, believes the port of Baltimore can accommodate another home-ported cruise ship after doubling its calls.


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