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Cruise Pulse: News and Notes for Nov. 24, 2015

Cruise Line & Cruise Ship | Princess Cruises | Jason Leppert | November 24, 2015

Cruise Pulse: News and Notes for Nov. 24, 2015

PHOTO: Majestic Princess, one of six ships Princess Cruises will deploy in 2017, will be headed for the Chinese market. (Photo courtesy of Princess Cruises)

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

Princess Cruises Announces 2017 Inaugural European Sailings of Majestic Princess
Princess Cruises today announced its 2017 European cruise deployment of six ships including its next new one slated for the Chinese market, Majestic Princess.

Fathom Unveils Onboard Experience Details
Carnival Corporation's next brand, Fathom has outlined what shipboard dining, culture, retail and spa experiences will be available aboard the Adonia.

Savona’s 10 Millionth Cruise Passenger Wins Big
Paola Braschi from Genoa, Italy just won passage on Costa Cruises' "Around-the-World" voyage as the Port of Savona's 10 millionth cruise guest.

Cruise Industry Supports Efforts to Eliminate Trade in Illegal Wildlife
CLIA pursues means to reduce or eliminate illegal wildlife trafficking as a member of the United for Wildlife International Taskforce on Transportation and the Illegal Wildlife Trade.


President of Panama, Juan Carlos Varela, met with cruise industry leaders in Miami to pitch Colon as a valuable homeport amid the Panama Canal expansion.

Attempts to bring frequent cruising to Guam and Micronesia face both progress and setbacks according to a new round-table discussion.

The British Virgin Islands saw a 487 percent increase year over year in cruise traffic, with 32,133 passengers visiting in October alone.

At a ceremony it was revealed that the government of Malaysia is keen to develop local hubs for cruise tourism to make the country the main player in the East.

Seabourn Sojourn, MS Island Sky and MS Europa 2 visited Qatar last week as the Arabian Gulf port increases its efforts to draw cruise ships to the region.


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