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Cruise Pulse: News and Notes for Nov. 13, 2015

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Cruise Pulse: News and Notes for Nov. 13, 2015

PHOTO: The Crystal Serenity is headed to Alaska in 2016. (Photo courtesy of Crystal Cruises)

Crystal Cruises Announces Alaskan Adventure Checklist
Crystal Cruises announced that its ship Crystal Serenity will sail seven voyages in Alaska in 2016, and will be offering expeditions that include Glacier flightseeing, dog sledding, whale-watching, ATV rides and many other adventures.
Source: Crystal Cruises

New Silversea Land Adventure Features African Festival
Silversea Cruises is now offering a six-day pre-cruise "Accra & the Ashanti Kingdom" land adventure that will take guests into Ghana for the Festival of Akwasidae. The ceremony is centuries old and will take place at the royal palace in Kumasi.
Source: Silversea Cruises

Man Injured on Holland America Line Awarded $21.5 Million
A jury in Seattle awarded an Illinois man $21.5 million in damages after he suffered a concussion and damage to his face from a sliding-glass door on the Holland America Line cruise ship, the M/S Amsterdam.
Source: Seattle Times

Costa Cruises Named Best for Mediterranean Itineraries
For the 15th consecutive year, Costa Cruises was named ‘Best for Mediterranean Itineraries’ in the 2014 Porthole Cruise Magazine Readers’ Choice Awards. The cruise line has swept the category since its inception in 2000.
Source: Porthole Cruise Magazine

Chef Carlo Cracco Creating Holiday Menus for MSC Cruises
Switzerland-based global cruise line MSC Cruises announced that this year’s Christmas and New Year on-board menus will be created by world-acclaimed star chef, Carlo Cracco.
Source: MSC Cruises

Carnival Cruise Line Adds Heavy Seas Beer to Extensive Menu
Carnival Cruise Line announced that Baltimore-based brewery’s Heavy Seas Beer is the latest locally brewed beer to be featured on one of the line’s ships. It will be found on the Carnival Pride.
Source: Carnival Cruise Line


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