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Cruise Pulse: Top Stories for Dec. 1, 2015

Cruise Line & Cruise Ship | Celestyal Cruises | Jason Leppert | December 01, 2015

Cruise Pulse: Top Stories for Dec. 1, 2015

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

Fathom Celebrates National #GivingTuesday to Encourage Spending with a Purpose
In keeping with its own philosophy, Fathom joins the philanthropic #GivingTuesday movement to help build awareness for community collaborations and social impact worldwide.

Celestyal Adds 43 New Balconies to the Crystal
Celestyal Cruises has finished installing 43 new balconies to the Celestyal Crystal in Piraeus, Greece, and eight existing balconies were also refurbished and extended.

Un-Cruise Adventures Adds Land Tours in the Pacific Northwest and Alaska
2016 Un-Cruise journeys in Alaska and along the Columbia & Snake Rivers can now be extended with a Denali Park & Knik River Adventure tour and a Rocky Mountaineer train trip through Canada and the Pacific Northwest.

Seabourn Cruise Line Picks Figliulo & Partners to Help It Attract New Passengers
The Figliulo & Partners marketing agency has now been employed by Seabourn Cruise Line as was done by Virgin Atlantic earlier in the year.


Royal Caribbean International's Independence of the Seas spotted and rescued eight Cuban refugees in a row boat "that appeared to be attached to barrels."

Princess Cruises' 2,600-guest Grand Princess briefly lost power after experiencing a fire in its engine room about 100 miles off Hilo on its way to Hawaii from San Francisco, California. The ship has since resumed course.

A man who was bitten by a fur seal after visiting Salisbury Plain Beach on South Georgia Island was rescued by the British military, two aircraft and a warship, from aboard the Akademik Sergey Vavilov in the South Atlantic.

While 10 miles from Galveston, Texas, the Coast Guard had to medevac a 12-year-old boy suffering from stomach pains from Princess Cruises' Caribbean Princess, which also is delayed from returning to the port because of heavy fog.


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