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Travel & Leisure’s 2020 “world’s Best” Hotels, Cruise Traces, Airlines, & Extra

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The ultimate guide to Norwegian Cruise Line ships and itineraries



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Looking for a cruise where you can do what you want, whenever you want, without a lot of structure and rules? Norwegian Cruise Line could be your brand.

The Miami-based cruise line pioneered the idea of “Freestyle

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What’s a cruise cabin guarantee and will it save you money?



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If you’re new to cruise vacations, you may wonder about cruise fares that are labeled “cruise cabin guarantee.” What does that mean, and can booking a guaranteed cabin save you money or help convince the upgrade fairy to

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Luxury cruise ships being scrapped for metal amid ongoing pandemic

These ships are currently worth more for their parts than they are as luxury voyages.

As the cruise ship industry continues to be battered by the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, boats once considered to be opulent, top-of-the-line vessels are now being sold for scraps.

This month, a drone captured aerial photos of five decommissioned ocean liners being broken down for scrap metal in Izmir, Turkey. The images, taken on Oct. 2

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These Luxury Cruise Ships Are Being Sold for Scrap Metal

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Photos shows luxury cruise ships being broken up at a dock in Turkey as the coronavirus pandemic continues to wreck the industry



a boat sitting next to a body of water: A drone image shows decommissioned cruise ships being dismantled at Aliaga ship-breaking yard in the Aegean port city of Izmir, western Turkey, October 2, 2020. REUTERS/Umit Bektas


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  • Photos show rows of deluxe cruise ships waiting to be dismantled in a sea dock in Turkey as the coronavirus pandemic continues to sink the industry. 
  • Around 2,500 scrapyard workers are currently working to pull apart five cruise ships for
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Hornblower Group Announces Acquisition of Shore Excursions of America – Cruise Industry News

Hornblower Group has announced that is has acquired Shore Excursions of America (SEA).

Hornblower already owns American Queen Steamboat Company (AQSC) and Victory Cruise Lines (VCL) and said that this deal will allow it to grow its overnight cruise programs, elevate the travel agent and consumer booking process and expand upon its land-based excursions.

Based in Easton, Pennsylvania, Shore Excursions of America is a provider of shore excursions and cruise

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When will cruise ships resume sailing? A line-by-line guide



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When will the Great Cruise Shutdown end? That’s the question many cruise fans in North America are asking now as they eagerly await the day when they can get back on the high seas.

While we have seen

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Luxury cruise line wants to offer ‘bubble’ trips around New Zealand

This story was originally published on RNZ.co.nz and is republished with permission.

While travel has been clipped with the borders closed for the foreseeable future, there may be some hope on the horizon.

Ponant Yacht Cruises and Expeditions wants to operate “bubble expeditions” offering New Zealanders the chance to cruise the country and perhaps Australia in the future.

The boutique luxury cruise company, which is already operating in parts of

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ADDING MULTIMEDIA All Aboard! Belka Games Takes You Around the World with Solitaire Cruise

Belka takes a whimsical approach to the classic card game with unique puzzles, high-stakes tournaments and exclusive rewards to give you vacation vibes

Ahoy! Jump aboard Solitaire Cruise, a luxury cruise liner on iOS and Android developed by mobile game studio Belka Games. Complete a variety of solitaire puzzles, collecting as many stars as you can to sail across the globe. Unlock and visit iconic beaches and cities through

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Carnival’s Ruby Princess Cruise Ship Spread Coronavirus Around the World

At about 6 a.m. on March 19, William Wright, a retired Australian mortgage broker, woke up feeling a little off. He had a cough and his nose was running, though it didn’t seem too bad. In any case, there was no time to linger in bed. Wright and his wife, Lucia, had just docked in Sydney after a 10-day journey around New Zealand on the Ruby Princess, a 950-foot,

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Luxury cruise line’s all-inclusive voyage includes medical evacuation, cost of emergency transportation home

A new luxury cruise line is going overboard with its amenities.

Atlas Ocean Voyages is scheduled to begin sailing next year, and when it does, it will provide emergency medical evacuation insurance and return-to-home insurance for all its passengers.

This insurance coverage, which is included in the voyages’ all-inclusive ticket price, will cover transportation to a local treatment center in the event of a medical issue, plus transportation home, or

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World Cup | Qatar 2022 to offer cruise ships for fan accommodation

With preparations for Qatar 2022 in full flow, the Supreme Committee for Delivery and Legacy (SC), which is responsible for overseeing all aspects of the organization for the tournament, has made accommodation for the estimated 1.5 million fans attending the World Cup one of its top priorities.

Fatima Fakhro, Vice Chairman for Host Country Operation Affairs at the SC, has confirmed that cruise ships form part of the

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17 tips for sailing on the Disney Cruise Line



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The Disney Cruise Line is a comparatively small cruise line with just four ships and less than 300 sailings each year, but what it may lack in size it more than makes

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Vote in 2020 Travel Awards to win a luxury cruise

Wednesday, 16th September 2020, 2:52 pm

Updated Wednesday, 16th September 2020, 2:52 pm

Voting for the 2020 British Travel Awards is now open and gives everyone a chance to support the UK travel industry in these difficult times, while looking forward to a much brighter future.

You could also win a luxury river cruise on the Rhine or Danube for two people that is worth almost £6,000, just

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