Cruise News - April 2013

Cruise news and cruise travel news in Aptil 2013 – the updates are right here at Prow’s Edge Cruise Magazine.

On this page Prow's Edge concentrates on news as it is released in the month of April – news about everything from news about the cruise industry news straight from the cruise lines.

If it’s happening in the world of cruising - you will read it here.

Silversea CruisesApril 24 - 2013 : Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines breaks advance registration record

Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines has reported taking the highest-ever number of advance registrations for its inspirational new 2014/15 cruise programme. The cruise line is attributing the upsurge in advance registrations to the exciting new range of itineraries – to hundreds of amazing and exotic destinations worldwide, from an even greater choice of convenient regional UK ports than ever before – that it launched in London last week.

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AMAWaterways April 19 - 2013 : AmaWaterways' 2014 Africa Safaris & Wildlife Cruises

Award-winning river cruise line AmaWaterways proudly announces the release of its new 2014 Africa Safaris & Wildlife Cruise brochure. The brochure provides complete details about AmaWaterways’ one-of-a-kind program in Africa, with four different land safari itineraries – Discover Africa, Stars of South Africa, Rivers & Rails of Africa and Golden Trails of East Africa – all which include a wildlife river safari on Botswana’s Chobe River. AmaWaterways is the only river cruise company operating in Africa that offers both river and land-based safari programs.

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Holland America LineApril 16 - 2013 : Holland America Line Offers a Grand World Voyage for 2014

On January 4, 2014, Holland America Line’s ms Amsterdam will depart Fort Lauderdale, Florida, on an epic 113-day round-trip journey around the world that will touch the shores of 38 ports across five continents. Rather than taking a traditional course, the Amsterdam will cross the equator four times on the 2014 Grand World Voyage and sail a route that deeply explores the Southern Hemisphere.

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April 12 - 2013 Royal Princess Offers Casual Dining Options for Every Craving

In addition to its many elegant dining options, the new Royal Princess will feature a wide selection of casual eateries where passengers can grab a snack or enjoy a relaxed meal.

The expanded atrium on the new Princess Cruises vessel will offer a variety of options, including Alfredo’s pizzeria, the new Ocean Terrace seafood bar, and the favorite International Café.

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April 09 - 2013 Oceania Cruises offers Signature Sailings featuring Master Chef Jacques Pépin

Oceania Cruises announces its line-up of “Signature Sailings” for 2013 featuring Master Chef Jacques Pépin, travel industry veteran Wendy Perrin from Condé Nast Traveler, acclaimed jazz artists, wine and culinary experts and much more. With hands-on classes, culinary demonstrations, concerts, bridge tournaments and food and wine tastings, the line is creating once-in-a-lifetime experiences for its guests.

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Hebridean Island CruisesApril 09- 2013 : Star Clippers offers free air and up to 50 percent savings on select Star Clippers cruises.

Tall ship cruise line Star Clippers is making a once-in-a-lifetime European vacation affordable this summer with fares that include free air from select cities* and up to 50 percent savings on 2013 Baltic, western Mediterranean and Grand Voyages. Select Baltic sailings also include a complimentary city shore excursion in St. Petersburg, Russia.

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Holland America LineApril 08 - 2013 : Holland America Line Caters for International Guests

To enhance the experience of Holland America Line’s growing mix of international guests, the line now offers multilingual European shore excursions and enhanced hundreds of existing tours to cater to Spanish-, Dutch- and German-speaking guests.

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April 05 - 2013 : Aurora Expeditions Features the European Arctic in 2014

From the mysterious and wild Scottish Isles to the polar wonderlands of Spitsbergen and Greenland, Aurora Expeditions will offer five exciting departures in the European Arctic in 2014.

Whichever voyage you choose they all promise unforgettable encounters with wildlife, on land and in the sea, fascinating history, and exquisite natural beauty.

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April 1 - 2013 Chef Elizabeth Falkner joins Holland America Line's prestigious Culinary Council.

Holland America Line announced Chef Elizabeth Falkner as the newest member of the line’s prestigious Culinary Council. Falkner’s focus will be to enhance appetizers and main courses for the line’s menus, in addition to offering her guidance to the line’s culinary program.

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Holland America Line April 01- 2013 : Holland America Line and Seabourn Earn Prestigious Recognition from Ethisphere Institute

SeabournFor the second consecutive year, Holland America Line and Seabourn were named among of the World’s Most Ethical Companies by Ethisphere Institute, a leading business ethics think-tank.

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