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Cruise Pulse: News and Notes for Nov. 9, 2015

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Cruise Pulse: News and Notes for Nov. 9, 2015

Photo courtesy of AIDA Cruises

Starting Spring 2017 AIDAbella Will Be the First German Cruise Ship Departing from Shanghai All Year Round
With AIDAbella, AIDA Cruises, Germany’s leading cruise company, will be stationing a ship in China all year round for the first time, offering cruises from Shanghai on the Chinese market.
Source: AIDA Cruises

Carnival Cruise Line Kicks Off the St. Jude Thanks and Giving Campaign
For the fourth consecutive year, Carnival Cruise Line is participating in the St. Jude Thanks and Giving campaign to support St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital in saving lives.
Source: Carnival Cruise Line

Cruise Critic Names Viking Star Best New Ocean Ship of 2015
In the midst of its biggest year yet, Viking Ocean Cruises is today celebrating that the company’s newly launched 930-guest Viking Star has been named “Best New Ocean Ship” in the 8th annual Cruise Critic Editors’ Picks Awards.
Source: Viking Ocean Cruises

Third New Sister Ship for Amadeus River Cruises
Amadeus River Cruises is launching its third longship in 2016, Amadeus Silver III, to increase its fleet to nine ships operating more than 100 European cruises.
Source: Sunday Express

Cat's First Cruise with Cat Greenleaf, host of "Talk Stoop"
Join Emmy award winning TV host Cat Greenleaf and her family as they experience their first cruise. From planning her dream vacation with a travel agent to indulging in a private beach getaway on Princess Cays, follow Cat's journey to Come Back New.
Source: Princess Cruises

Princess Cruises President Jan Swartz Honored as 2015 Woman of Distinction by Girl Scouts of Greater Los Angeles
Princess Cruises President Jan Swartz was honored as a 2015 Woman of Distinction at the Girl Scouts of Greater Los Angeles annual ToGetHerThere luncheon on Nov. 5, which celebrates female leadership and inspires Emerging Leaders – high school Girl Scouts who are making a difference in their communities.
Source: PR Newswire

BTA: Cruise Ship Boost For 2017 America’s Cup
Bermuda is set to get a cruise ship boost to accommodate more tourists during the America’s Cup in June 2017, according to the Bermuda Tourism Authority.
Source: Bernews

The Spectacular Seabourn Quest Arrives at the Mighty Amazon River
Patti Pietschmann reporting live from the Amazon River —The sea was mottled with brown when we woke yesterday morning, a sure sign Seabourn Quest was approaching Brazil and the Amazon.

Helsinki Sets New Record for Cruise Visitors
Finland’s capital city, Helsinki, enjoyed another record cruise season this past summer. Between May and October, 254 international cruise ships called on Helsinki, carrying with them 437,000 international cruise visitors – 17,000 more than in 2014.
Source: Cruise Currents

Bar Harbor Misses Mark, but Portland Sets Cruise Ship Record
Maine’s 2015 cruise ship season came to an end this week as the Seven Seas Navigator made the final port stop in the state, helping set a record for annual cruise ship visits for the largest city in Maine.
Source: Bangor Daily News


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