Cruise News - February 2011

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

In February 2011, the Prow's Edge Cruise Magazine sailed through the press releases from and about the cruise lines and cruise ports to find the latest news about cruises – from news about spending credits on Silversea Cruises to news from Fred Olsen Cruise Line, Windstar Cruises, Azamara Club Cruises and the Volga

This archive is intended to showcase the cruise news of February 2011.

Silversea CruisesFebruary 14 - 2011 : SILVERSEA 2011 voyages now offer generous Onboard Spending Credits

Ultra-luxury Silversea Cruises has launched a new "Passport to Luxury" promotion with the addition of 30 new voyages offering Onboard Spending Credits of up to $1,000 per suite ($500 per person) -- meaning most voyages (over 90) in 2011 now feature the promotion. These enticing offers are available on new bookings made by June 30, 2011.

SIlverseas Cruises Silver Wind
The Silver Wind – Photo courtesy Silversea Cruises

"With Onboard Spending Credits of up to $1,000 per suite now offered on most sailings this year, we're giving travelers essentially a 'passport to luxury' that lets them enjoy a completely personalized, all-inclusive vacation experience," said Steve Tucker, Silversea's vice president of field sales for North America.

click here for more about this cruise news about cruises with Silversea Cruises...

Silversea CruisesFebruary 11 - 2011 : Fred Olsen Cruises to arrive in Copenhagen in time for UCI Road World Championships 2011

One of the delights of cruising is that you often discover an event, or special activity, happening in a port of call that was quite unexpected, but could be a real treat!

Fred Olsen - Balmoral
Photo: Fred Olsen Cruises- Balmoral

Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines’ Baltic cruise L1116 aboard Balmoral includes a call into Copenhagen, on 24th September 2011, which coincides with one of the world’s greatest cycle races – the ‘UCI Road World Championships 2011’ – being hosted by the city.

click here for more about this cruise news about Fred Olsen Cruises and Copenhagen...

Windstar Cruises and new Shore excursionsFebruary 07 - 2011 : Windstar Cruises Offers 64 Shore Excursions on Italy Voyages in 2011

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, offers 64 shore excursions on 7-day Italian voyages sailing between Venice and Rome; Rome and Rome; and Nice and Rome.

Windstar Cruises
Photo: Windstar Cruises

Designed to explore Italy intimately, the shore excursions encompass land and sea adventures, cultural and historical experiences, food and wine tours, and walking journeys.

click here for more about this cruise news about Windstar Cruises...


Azamara Club Cruises, the destination-immersive cruise line for up-market travelers, today announced a strategic relationship with PerryGolf, the renowned luxury golf tour operator, to offer Azamara Club Golf Cruises, an escorted and all-inclusive golf tour and cruise program that features some of the world’s premier golf courses.

Golf packages with Azamara Cruises
Photo: Golf packages with Azamara Cruises

Designed specifically with the passionate golfer in mind and offering more opportunities for guests to play at more courses on a voyage, Azamara Club Golf Cruises combines a range of compelling itineraries with the superior golf experience that PerryGolf has refined since 1984.

click here for more about this cruise news about Azamara Cruises...

Costa Cruises - Costa RomanticaFebruary 3 - 2011 : 2010 A RECORD YEAR FOR GRAND TURK CRUISE CENTER WITH NEARLY 250 PORT CALLS AND 625,000 PASSENGERS

FFive years ago the Grand Turk Cruise Center (GTCC) was dubbed the “Caribbean’s newest cruise port facility,” destined to become a favorite of vacationers from around the world. With its state-of-the-art facilities and convenient access to the island’s breathtaking white-sand beaches, the Grand Turk Cruise Center has far exceeded those expectations.

Grand Turk Cruise Center
Photo: Grand Turk Cruise Center

The 2010 cruise season was a record for the GTCC with a total of 248 calls from 40 cruise ships representing 14 different cruise brands. The Grand Turk Cruise Center hosted a record 622,720 passengers, representing a 19 percent increase over the previous year and a whopping 113 percent increase over 2006, the center’s first year of operation.

click here for more about this cruise news about the Grand Turk Cruise Center...

Voyages of Discovery

FEBRUARY 01 - 2011 : On the Volga with Russia’s Great Musicians

The Volga River has been a source of inspiration for Russian musicians down the ages, among them Tchaikovsky, Prokofiev, Shostakovich, and Rachmaninoff.

Volga Dream in Russia
Photo: Volga Dream Musicians

n August Russia's most intimate and luxurious ship MS Volga Dream will pay homage to this bond with two special 6-night musical themed cruises on the Volga River – from Moscow to St. Petersburg on August 11, and from St. Petersburg to Moscow on August 17.

click here for more about this cruise news about the Volga Dream...

 Cruise News

• latest cruise news

• cruise news June 2013
• cruise news May 2013
• cruise news April 2013
• cruise news March 2013
• cruise news February 2013
• cruise news January 2013
• cruise news December 2012
• cruise news November 2012
• cruise news Sep/Oct 2012
• cruise news August 2012
• cruise news July 2012
• cruise news June 2012
• cruise news May 2012
• cruise news April 2012
• cruise news March 2012
• cruise news February 2012
• cruise news January 2012
• cruise news December 2011
• cruise news May 2011
• cruise news March/April 2011
• cruise news February 2011
• cruise news January 2011
• cruise news December 2010
• cruise news November 2010
• cruise news October 2010
• cruise news September 2010
• cruise news August 2010
• cruise news July 2010
• cruise news June 2010
• cruise news May 2010
• cruise news April 2010
• cruise news March 2010

 Cruise News Blog

For all cruise blog snippets visit the Prow's Edge Cruise News Blog

4th July 2013 More comments about greed on your cruise ship

25th June 2013 Greed on your cruise ship

12th June 2013 Updating Your Cruise Ship Vocabulary

11th June 2013 Choosing a cruise based on food preferences

24th May 2013 Dealing with jet lag on a cruise

20th May 2013 Entertainment on a cruise

16th May 2013
Crimes at Sea (3)

12th May 2013
Crimes at Sea (2)

9th May 2013
Crimes at Sea

6th May 2013 Health issues on board ship

29th April 2013 Cruise ports of call at start and end of a cruise