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Norwegian Cruise Line Lays Keel for New Norwegian Joy: Daily Cruise Links for Apr. 6, 2016

Cruise Line & Cruise Ship | Jason Leppert | April 06, 2016

Norwegian Cruise Line Lays Keel for New Norwegian Joy: Daily Cruise Links for Apr. 6, 2016

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Norwegian Joy’s Keel Laying Ceremony Held at
Meyer Werft in Germany

Norwegian Cruise Line laid the keel for its next Norwegian Joy, customized for the China cruise market, at the Meyer Werft shipyard in Germany.

Oceania Cruises Announces 2017 Summer and 2017-18 Winter Collections
Oceania Cruises has revealed its 2017 Summer and 2017-18 Winter Collections including 172 total sailings visiting more than 370 ports.

Culinary at Sea: Complimentary Chefs, Sommeliers and Beer Experts On Board Star Clippers in 2016
Star Clippers will showcase a series of culinary cruises in 2016 with European chefs and sommeliers along for the ride, plus demos, tastings and lectures.

CLIA Recognizes Its Port Executive Partners on Western Hemisphere Ports Day
For Western Hemisphere Ports Day, Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) celebrates its port partners organized by the American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA).


In executive employment news, Peter Giorgi, formerly of Airbnb, has been made Celebrity Cruises' new chief marketing officer, and David Herrera has been promoted from SVP to president of Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings China. SOURCE: Seatrade Cruise News

Royal Caribbean International will be extending the summer 2016/17 Australian season of its new Ovation of the Seas and returning to the region in summer 2017/18 to meet demand.

The Australian Cruise Association is collaborating with Princess Cruises in order to boost cruise traffic in Australia and supply port info to visitors. SOURCE: Seatrade Cruise News

The Port of Halifax anticipates a busy 2016 cruise season with 135 ships and around 240,000 passengers starting on April 30.

Chile witnessed a 35 percent increase is cruise passengers, totaling 414,000 from 217 calls in 2015/2016, compared to the preceding season.


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