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Cruise Pulse: News and Notes for Jan. 21, 2016

Cruise Line & Cruise Ship | Jason Leppert | January 21, 2016

Cruise Pulse: News and Notes for Jan. 21, 2016

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From our high seas sailing of the world wide web, check out some of today's top cruise stories...

Royal Caribbean Axes Some Refurb Plans for Majesty of the Seas
Royal Caribbean will no longer be adding Sabor Modern Mexican, Izumi, a water slide or the DreamWorks experience.

Cunard Kicks Blue Note Jazz-Themed Transatlantic Crossing into High Gear with the Addition of a Second Vocal Legend: Dee Dee Bridgewater
Cunard has announced that jazz icon Dee Dee Bridgewater will co-headline Queen Mary 2's third Blue Note jazz-themed Transatlantic Crossing.

AmaWaterways Bulks Up Its Included Biking, Hiking Tours
Following increased demand for active opportunities, AmaWaterways will expand its biking and hiking tours in 2016.

St Croix Welcomes “Rhythm & Blues Cruise”
St. Croix residents welcomed the Legendary Rhythm & Blues Cruise onboard Holland America Line’s Nieuw Amsterdam in Frederiksted.


Sherri Eisenberg shares family-friendly cruise confessions of her 3-year-old niece Tennyso.

CLIA has chosen Mercy Ships as its 2016 charity partner and will collaborate with the organization to endorse its efforts in delivering healthcare to developing nations.

For Australia Day, P&O cruises plans fireworks, free shuttles and Lego ship building.

Amid political protesters, Royal Caribbean International's Freedom of the Seas canceled its call on Labadee, Haiti.


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