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Current News and Items of Importance

Crowded Travel Lines and Cancellations could be coming

We Could Be Facing Long Waits, and Travel Cancellations March 1st, marks a very critical U.S. Federal government budget deadline that is fast approaching. If no action is taken by the U.S. Congress and President to avert a forced shutdown, … Continue reading

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Another Carnival Ship Triumph is adrift at sea

Yet Another Carnival Ship is adrift at sea “Houston we have a problem” can also now be a hailing sign for Carnival Cruise Lines, especially to those in the Texas port of Galveston. As the Carnival Cruise ship Triumph  (which set … Continue reading

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Hurricane Sandy, Aftermath for the Cruise Lines

Hurricane SANDY Aftermath for the Cruise Lines While it is customary that Hurricane Season brings a number of storms every year, and while the cruise lines remain continually poised to make necessary changes, as most hurricanes are tightly-knit, slow-moving storms … Continue reading

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Hurricane Sandy Impacts on Cruise Sailings

Hurricane Sandy Impacts on Cruise Sailings Thusfar As a service to our readers, we are FORWARDING a post from our good friend RICH TUCKER at CruiseSource. If you desire to have the fastest and latest updates we highly recommend that you … Continue reading

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MSC Divina, Makes her Debut – A Review

The MSC Divina A definite “break” from the MSC mold Certainly it can be said of MSC’s newest addition to their fleet. Click Here to see a short video of the ship. The MSC Divina is a definite departure from the … Continue reading

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Panana Canal Expansion Project, When will it be completed?

Panama Canal Expansion Project  When will it be completed? I have a number of clients and customers who desire to know just when the Panama Canal Expansion Project is supposed to be completed. Official Government Answer? August 2014. To mark … Continue reading

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Costa “Allegra” Cruiseship reported adrift at sea after engine room fire

Yet another Costa (Carnival) dilemma Cruise Ship Reported Adrift  Costa’s “Allegra” was adrift in the Indian Ocean near the Seychelles Isles (one place where convicted Somalia maritime pirates are housed) today, (Monday), Feb. 27 after a fire in the generator room. … Continue reading

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