Cruise News - November / December 2011

Cruise news and cruise travel news in November and December 2011 – the updates are right here at Prow’s Edge Cruise Magazine


Costa Cruises - Costa RomanticaDecember 28 - 2011 : Queen Mary 2 Recognized - Pride of Cunard - Voted as the “Best Luxury Cruise Ship” for Eighth Year n a Row

Cunard Line’s flagship Queen Mary 2, renowned for her signature trans-Atlantic Cruise, has been named "Best Luxury Cruise Ship” for the eighth consecutive year by the readers of Travel Weekly, the national publication of the travel industry. The award signifies the ocean liner’s dominance in providing the ultimate luxury cruise for which Cunard is known.

See more about this news about Cunard here at Prow's Edge Cruise Magazine.

Uniworld Boutique River CruisesDecember 26 - 2011 : Cruise One introduces first ever air-booking progam - Select Air

CruiseOne, the leading cruise retailer with hundreds of locations nationwide, today announced the debut of its new air booking platform. Dubbed “SelectAir,” the program sets CruiseOne apart as a true one-stop-shop for vacation planning, making it easier than ever for travelers to plan unforgettable land and sea getaways.

See more about this news about CruiseOne here at Prow's Edge Cruise Magazine.

Uniworld Boutique River CruisesDecember 15 - 2011 : Celebrating Spring Along the Rhine with Uniworld Boutique River Cruises

Spring has always been the favourite time to celebrate new beginnings - when nature shakes off the dull garb of winter and reminds us of how beautiful she can be as fields come alive with flowers and blooming trees. Spring is also the perfect time for personal renewal and rediscovery - for taking the time to indulge in a passion for art, architecture, history, and nature that you may not indulge in often enough.

See more about this news about Uniworld Boutique River Cruises here at Prow's Edge Cruise Magazine.


Costa Cruises - Costa RomanticaDecember 12 - 2011 : Costa Cruises Makes Great Gains in Environmental and Social Fields

Costa Cruises has made great gains in both the environmental and social fields, according to the sixth edition of its annual sustainability report covering fiscal year December 2009 through November 2010.

Costa Cruises not only operates in accordance with prevailing environmental laws, the line sets more ambitious objectives through a management and control system that goes beyond the scope of mandatory requirements of local, national and international regulations, and proactively seeks solutions to improve environmental protection.

See more about this news about Costa Cruises here at Prow's Edge Cruise Magazine.

Windstar Cruises and new Shore excursionsDecember 09 - 2011 : Windstar brings news of their 2013 Caribbean and Costa Rica Cruises

Windstar Cruises, which operates a three-ship fleet of luxury yachts that explore hidden harbors and secluded coves of the world’s most treasured destinations, is launching its collection of 2013 Caribbean and Costa Rica voyages with exceptional early booking savings of up to $900 per person on select sailings when booked by February 24, 2012.

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Photo: Windstar Cruises

See more about the Windstar Cruises in the Caribbean and Costa Rica in 2013 here at Prow's Edge Cruise Magazine


Norwegian Cruise Line offers guests the opportunity to enjoy incredible cruise savings on select sailings during a special 12 Days of Christmas limited time promotion. Beginning today, guests can visit daily to view the deals. Each day brings a new offer and consists of a minimum of five terrific destinations, on select ships and sail dates, plus one extremely hot offer that has limited quantity and is available on a first-come, first serve basis. There is no better gift than the gift of cruising, and through December 12, 2011, vacationers can take advantage of these exceptional savings to popular destinations around the world such as Bahamas & Florida; Bermuda; the Caribbean; Europe; and Hawai’i.

See more abut the Norwegian Cruise Line Christmas celebrations here at Prow's Edge Cruise Magazine


From the breathtaking views of Glacier National Park to the wilderness of Denali National Park and the Yukon’s Klondike Gold Rush territory, Holland America Line’s 2012 Alaska CruiseTours feature 17 different itineraries that immerse guests in a rich Alaska nature and frontier experience.

See more abut the Holland America Line season in Alaska here at Prow's Edge Cruise Magazine


Princess Cruises ships will sail to the balmy waters of the Caribbean from both Ft. Lauderdale, Florida and Galveston, Texas during the fall 2012 to spring 2013 cruise season, plus will offer a variety of ways to cruise through one of the world’s engineering wonders, the Panama Canal.

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