Cruise Ship News, 03/26/2013: European Style Luxury On The Yangtze + MORE

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Century Paragon Offers Continental style on the Yangtze

- With the launch of Century Cruises’ 398-passenger cruise ship Century Paragon last week, the Chinese line is hoping to bring a new level of river cruising to the Yangtze River, one that more closely resembles the upscale river cruise experience in Europe. According to Century Cruises President Peng Jian Hu, the idea was to elevate the quality of the Yangtze cruise ship experience, from the hardware, to the ship’s interiors and amenities, to the level of service. The objective is to bring Yangtze River cruising as close to European river cruising as possible.
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Carnival Breeze Comes To The Aid Of Two Mariners In Need Of Urgent Medical Care
Yesterday evening at approximately 8:30 p.m., Carnival Breeze, a passenger cruise ship, was alerted by the United States Coast Guard that two adults on a sailboat were in need of urgent medical care.  Carnival Breeze deviated course and proceeded to the location of the sailboat, roughly 24 miles southeast of Miami, and brought the individuals on board where they were evaluated by the cruise ship’s physician…
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Royal Caribbean International have announced their 2014 Alaska cruise and cruisetour season, which will mark 25 years of delivering the Alaskan frontier on land and sea. The recently revitalized cruise ships Radiance of the Seas and Rhapsody of the Seas will return to Alaskan waters and offer 34 sailings on seven-night itineraries from Vancouver, British Columbia, and Seattle, Washington.
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Cruise Ships Offer Alaska Cruisetours

Alaska- bound cruise ships tend to explore the same southeastern ports of Ketchikan, Juneau, Skagway and Sitka. Yet to immerse yourself in the land of sled dog, Arctic tundra and northern lights requires a trip to Alaska’s northwest interior. Cruise lines have the answer: the cruisetour.

The cruisetour is a land tour of interior destinations before or after a cruise. In conjunction with seven-night Alaska cruises, three- to eight-night land programs extend each trip with visits to interior destinations, such as Anchorage, Denali National Park, Talkeetna, Fairbanks and the Kenai Peninsula. Cruise lines with the most established cruisetour programs in Alaska include Celebrity, Holland America, Princess and Royal Caribbean….

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