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Cruise Pulse: News and Notes for Jan. 28, 2016

Cruise Line & Cruise Ship | Jason Leppert | January 28, 2016

Cruise Pulse: News and Notes for Jan. 28, 2016

Photo courtesy of Uniworld Boutique River Cruise Collection

Uniworld Elevates Luxury River Cruising in Asia with All-Suite Ships and Five-Star Hotels
Uniworld Boutique River Cruise Collection has released its 2017 Asia Cruises and Tours in India, China, Vietnam and Cambodia.

Autism on the Seas is First Special Needs Travel Provider to be Named a Partner of the Year by Royal Caribbean International
Special needs travel partner Autism on the Seas has been named Northeast Partner of the Year for 2015 by Royal Caribbean International.

New Zealand: More Cruises than Ever
Local cruise travel has grown five-fold over the last decade, and the growth is expected to continue according to high projections over the next two seasons.

Passenger Numbers Expected to Rise 50 Percent at Tianjin in 2016
According to Tianjin Cruise & Yacht Association, Tianjin cruise terminal in China is projected to see business growth this year.


P&O Cruises’ latest ship, Pacific Aria, made her maiden call on Newcastle.

AIDA Cruises has opened a casting call with auditions from London to Los Angeles for its production shows.

Hurtigruten plans to modify several of its ships to accept environmentally friendly shore power. has relaunched its website, showcasing 21 leading cruise lines.

After suspending calls amid political protests, Royal Caribbean International has returned to Haiti.

Tortola Pier Park is set to open on Tuesday, Feb. 16 to remain a viable Caribbean cruise destination.


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