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Cruise Pulse: News and Notes for Oct. 29, 2015

Cruise Line & Cruise Ship | Jason Leppert | October 29, 2015

Cruise Pulse: News and Notes for Oct. 29, 2015

PHOTO: Royal Caribbean International's Ovation of the Seas under construction. (Photo courtesy of Royal Caribbean)

Culinary Charms In Europe & Nobu-Hosted Dinners In Alaska On Deck For Foodies In 2016
Luxury travelers with an appetite for global flavors have two notable "Wine & Food Festival" themed voyages aboard the world's most awarded luxury cruise line in 2016.
Source: PR Newswire

Mega Cruise Ship Set for Tauranga
One of the first big ships to be hosted following Port of Tauranga's channel dredging program will be the giant cruise ship Ovation of the Seas.
Source: Sun Media

Parahoy Cruise Lineup Announced! Chvrches, New Found Glory & More to Join Paramore at Sea
The lineup for the second edition of Paramore’s Parahoy! cruise just dropped, and Chvrches will be the main support.
Source: Billboard

Private Excursions Let You Avoid the Crowds on Mediterranean Cruise
"While most of our fellow passengers of the Celebrity Constellation were sitting at cafes or shopping on Santorini—where the ship had docked—my wife and I took a different approach to a shore excursion."
Source: GazetteXtra

14 Behind-the-Scenes Secrets of Cruise Ship Workers
Cruise ship employees share their stories about what it’s like to live and work on a floating hotel.
Source: Yahoo! Travel

Could An Old Cruise Ship Become Red Hook's Newest Entertainment Hub?
The owner of the Gowanus Bay Terminal is looking to buy a 63-year old cruise ship to create a massive floating office and entertainment space.
Source: Gothamist

Silver Whisper Cruise Ship Arrives In Hamilton
The Silver Whisper cruise ship sailed into Hamilton today [Oct 28] carrying an estimated 369 passengers and 295 crew.
Source: Bernews

Gambia: Ms Amadea Nassau Cruise Ship Arrives in Gambia
The MS Amadea Nassau cruise ship carrying approximately 600 passengers yesterday at exactly 8:00hrs docked at the Gambia Ports Authority (GPA) in Banjul.
Source: AllAfrica

Cruise Line Mega-Ships Will Not Use Tenders
Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines and Carnival Corp. have confirmed they have no plans to use tenders to service the larger Oasis-style cruise ships.
Source: Cayman Compass


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