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Cruise Pulse: News and Notes for Nov. 5, 2015

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Cruise Pulse: News and Notes for Nov. 5, 2015

PHOTO: A volcanic eruption in Bali is thankfully having little impact on cruise itineraries in the area. (Photo courtesy of Thinkstock)

New York Welcomes Anthem of the Seas
Though Anthem of the Seas didn’t head too far south for the winter, she is now at her new homeport in Bayonne, NJ (NYC area), after sailing the spring and summer in Europe.
Source: Cruise Radio

Volcanic Eruption Closes Bali Airport But Upcoming Cruise Calls Unlikely to Be Impacted
There are currently no cruise vessels in the vicinity and cruise activity is unlikely to be impacted, according to veteran cruise and tourism professional Elly Malaihollo from Panorama Prestige Indonesia.
Source: Seatrade Cruise News

Cruise Planners' 2015 Convention Kicks Off Thursday in Boca Raton
Cruise Planners, a network of home-based travel agency franchisees, kicks off its 2015 annual convention Thursday at the Boca Raton Resort & Club.
Source: Sun Sentinel

Go on a Cruise With “The Walking Dead”!
If you think heading to water is the best idea in the event of the zombie apocalypse, you’re not alone, as many of the cast and crew of AMC’s “The Walking Dead” will be embarking on a 3-day cruise this January, in a Sixthman and Walker Stalker Con partnership with Norwegian Cruise Line.
Source: Bloody Disgusting

What You Missed on Groove Cruise LA’s Third Edition
Los Angeles’ sold-out 2015 Groove Cruise set off from Long Beach on Oct. 23, headed for Catalina Island off the coast of California and the coastal Mexican port of Ensenada.
Source: Dancing Astronaut

Cruise Line Haimark Files for Bankruptcy
Cruise industry newcomer Haimark Line has filed for bankruptcy just months after beginning operations.
Source: USA Today

Exclusive: Behind-the-Scenes at the Makeover of P&O’s Two New Australian Cruise Liners Before They Hit Sydney Harbour on November 25
P&O Cruises invented cruising and now the Australian arm is rapidly turning its two new ships into the face of modern Australian cruising.
Source: Herald Sun

Australia’s First Cruise Ship Festival Sea ‘N Beats Has Been Canceled
Sea ‘N Beats, Australia’s first cruise ship festival, was due to set sail in March, however, it has been canceled with organisers citing that there were too many challenges involved with hosting a festival at sea.
Source: Music Feeds

Guernsey Cruise Ship Industry Makes £4m, a Survey Confirms
The cruise ship industry contributes £4m to the Guernsey economy, according to the first survey of its kind.
Source: BBC News

Parnu Port Signs Agreement to Host First Cruise Ship in 2017
The Parnu port company Parnu Sadam AS signed an agreement this week under which the port in its city center will host the first ever cruise ship in July 2017, informs LETA.
Source: The Baltic Course


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