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Cruise Pulse: News and Notes for Nov. 6, 2015

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Cruise Pulse: News and Notes for Nov. 6, 2015

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Senior Staff Officers Bring a Combined 95 Years of Service to Holland America Line's New Koningsdam
When Holland America Line's ms Koningsdam debuts in April 2016, the ship's senior staff officers will set sail with a combined 95 years of company loyalty and experience.
Source: PR Newswire

Carnival Shifts Key Sales Leadership Positions and Creates New Roles to Better Serve Travel Agents
Carnival Cruise Line has made a number of enhancements to its trade sales organization, shifting two of its most experienced sales professionals to new roles and appointing sales directors to oversee two newly created territories.
Source: Carnival Cruise Line

Windstar Cruises Announces Jeff Corwin as First Private Event Host of 2016
Today Windstar Cruises announces TV personality and conservationist Jeff Corwin as Windstar’s first Private Event host of 2016.
Source: PR Web

Sailing with the Stars: Celebrities Who Cruise
The famous names come on ships as lecturers or featured performers, as godmothers and for other marketing purposes, but they also come on as regular passengers.
Source: USA Today

Cunard Recognized for Best “Transatlantic Itineraries” and “World Cruise Itineraries” in Porthole Cruise Magazine’s 2015 Readers’ Choice Awards
This annual contest invites thousands of readers to evaluate the world’s cruise lines and determine the industry leaders in the categories that matter to them most.
Source: Cunard Line

Carnival Cruise Line Earns Five Porthole Cruise Magazine Readers’ Choice Awards
Carnival Cruise Line has earned five Porthole Cruise Magazine Readers’ Choice Awards, including top honors in the Best Value for the Money Line category for the 17th consecutive year.
Source: Carnival Cruise Line

PortMiami Has Stellar Year
Fiscal 2015 was a banner year for PortMiami. It not only saw the strongest container traffic in 10 years but also set a new record for cruise passengers.
Source: Miami Herald

Two More Vessels Join Sunshine Coast Visiting Cruise Fleet
Azamara Quest and MS Amsterdam will join the fleet of cruise visitors over the next year, with ten cruise vessels and over 17,000 passengers scheduled to call into Mooloolaba from December 2015 to September 2016.
Source: Sunshine Coast Daily

Chilean Officials Welcome Zaandam to Puerto Chacabuco
The arrival of Holland America Line's Zaandam to Puerto Chacabuco opened the cruise season in Chile's Aysén region.
Source: Seatrade Cruise News


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