What’s In A Name?

On November 27, 2009 By

Creativity, if you buy the description in the dictionary, is classed as a mental and social process involving the discovery of new ideas or concepts. 

Notice that word – new.  As in different.  As in distinguishing or original. 

A report on Cruise Critic’s Princess board hinted that the new vessel rumored to […]

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P&O Heads North To Alaska

On November 26, 2009 By

It turns out that Disney won’t be the only line dipping its toes into the Alaska market in 2011 –  Southampton-based P&O Cruises recently announced it intends to send Arcadia to Alaska in 2011 for one 72-night Grand Voyage.

Departing April 12, 2011, Arcadia sails across the Atlantic, visiting the Caribbean before transiting […]

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From Tahiti to the Ocean

On November 24, 2009 By

Cleaning the rudders on the soon-to-be Ocean Princess. Photo courtesy Princess Cruises Once again, Princess Cruises is taking us behind the scenes on yet another extensive drydock refit, though this time it has a slightly different twist: readers get to follow along as Tahitian Princess is transformed […]

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Norwegian Sun Photo Courtesy Norwegian Cruise Line As Royal Caribbean is preparing to take delivery of the $1.4 billion-dollar Oasis of the Seas, one cruise line is having to face some harsh financial realities about their own newbuild plans.

Genting Hong Kong, stakeholder in half of […]

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An Oasis-size News Roundup

On November 19, 2009 By

Oasis of the Seas arrives Fort Lauderdale. Photo courtesy Royal Caribbean There seems to be no getting around it: Oasis of the Seas is the dominating story in the cruise world, and show no signs of letting up in advance of its anticipated maiden voyage at the […]

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Taking a Holiday

On November 7, 2009 By

Holiday at Sea. Photo courtesy Carnival Cruise Line With all the media attention and anticipation surrounding the imminent arrival in Florida of  Oasis of the Seas, the figurative passing of another cruise ship has gone largely unnoticed: Carnival’s Holiday has left the fleet.

This month, Holiday will […]

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