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Cruise Pulse: News and Notes for Nov. 16, 2015

Cruise Line & Cruise Ship | Donald Wood | November 16, 2015

Cruise Pulse: News and Notes for Nov. 16, 2015

Photo courtesy of Thomson Cruises

Thomson Cruises Unveils Plans for New Ship
Thomson Cruises announced that the company will be building a new ship, the Thomson Discovery, which will include exciting dining options, a sleek new design and new hotel and entertainment providers.
Source: Thomson Cruises

FBI Investigating Possible Suicide on Norwegian Pearl
The Federal Bureau of Investigation is looking into the incident that involved a 24-year-old woman jumping overboard from a Norwegian Cruise Lines’ ship during a music festival last week.
Source: Orlando Sentinel

MSC Cruises Continues Itineraries Through French Ports
MSC Cruises announced that the Costa Favolosa and MSC Fantasia ships were in the southern French port city of Marseille on Saturday, and the company says the ships will continue their journeys as planned.
Source: The Sydney News

Chef Curtis Stone Rolls Out SHARE Video Series for Princess Cruises
To celebrate the opening of his new restaurant, award-winning chef Curtis Stone will present a new video series—the SHARE Video Series—on Princess Cruises’ ships, the Ruby Princess and Emerald Princess.
Source: Princess Cruises

Next month's Seatrade Middle East Cruise Forum in Qatar will feature executives from eleven international cruise lines meeting with government representatives and industry stakeholders, via Qatar Tribune.

Best-selling authors Sylvia Day and Meredith Wild will headline the Valentine's Day cruise on the Princess Cruises' Royal Princess ship to the Eastern Caribbean, via USA Today.

During a summer season review, Celestyal Cruises is now reporting a 20 percent increase in cruise passengers for 2015, via

Royal Caribbean will now charge $4.99 for its WOWBands on Anthem of the Seas, but the wristbands are still free on Quantum of the Seas, via


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