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Cruise Pulse: News and Notes for Nov. 25, 2015

Cruise Line & Cruise Ship | Cunard Line | Jason Leppert | November 25, 2015

Cruise Pulse: News and Notes for Nov. 25, 2015

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

Queen Mary 2 Makes Maiden Call at Amber Cove
Cunard's flagship ocean liner, Queen Mary 2, is one of the first cruise ships to dock at Carnival Corporation's new destination in the Dominican Republic.

P&O Cruise Spectacular: Sydney Welcomes Fleet of Pacific Jewels Into the Harbour
Former Holland America Line ships, the newly renamed Pacific Aria and Pacific Eden, were welcomed to the P&O Cruises fleet with a grand entrance in Sydney Harbor.

Oceania Cruises Offers New Culinary Programs For Caribbean Season
Guests can get a new taste of the Caribbean with Oceania Cruises' new curriculum at The Culinary Center and new Culinary Discovery Tours in some of the region’s ports.

Carnival Freedom Earns Perfect 100 U.S.P.H. Inspection Score
The seventh Carnival cruise ship to earn a perfect score this year, Carnival Freedom scored 100 on a United States Public Health inspection in Galveston, Texas.


Replacing the previous Britto shop at Central Park onboard Royal Caribbean International's Oasis of the Seas is the first Tiffany & Co. store at sea.

The United States Coast Guard honored Carnival Cruise Line President Christine Duffy at a reception for USCG’s Seventh District, which includes South Florida where Carnival's headquarters are located.

Costa Cruises and the University of Gastronomic Sciences of Pollenzo are embarking on a three-year endeavor to promote sustainable food onboard cruise ships.

New Zealand is celebrating the arrival of Royal Caribbean International's Explorer of the Seas at both the capital of Wellington and Picton.

This year marks an increase in cruise passengers, 222,309 in total, to the Port of Halifax with 141 calls made between April 27 and Nov. 2.


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