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Smart Cruising with Ocean Medallion – Sweepstakes to Win Free Cruise

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Princess will usher in a new generation of sailing when they introduce Ocean Medallion this fall.  The so-called “smart cruising” experience will debut on Regal Princess in November.  It will allow passengers to ditch the traditional key card and accompanying tacky lanyard for a personalized high-tech vacation. Ocean (or O-C-E-A-N) stands for “One Cruise Experience Access Network“.  Princess…

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Volcano Threatens Air Travel in Europe

Mediterranean cruisers may be getting a bonus views with their summer cruise – scenic volcanic activity.  That same volcano threatens air travel in Europe. Mount Etna is continuing to let off steam and has already caused some air travel delays for nearby air traffic. Volcanic activity poses an uncontrollable threat for air travel.  During the 2010 volcanic eruptions…

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Free City Tours

Recently I completed a cruise vacation in the Black Sea region that included a number of ports with limited online travel information.  Not wanting to rely on a limited selection of cruise line shore excursions to see a smaller port, I road tested something new popping up in some destinations – free city tours given by…

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Seabourn partners with UNESCO

Seabourn cruise line has announced a unique partnership with the United National Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO).  This arrangement commits one million dollars from Seabourn across the multiple years of the agreement in exchange for access to special onboard speakers as part of the line’s Seabourn Conversations program that enriches guests through unique destination…

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