Cruise News - June 2012

Cruise news and cruise travel news in June 2012 – the updates are right here at Prow’s Edge Cruise Magazine


Hapag-Lloyd CruisesJune 30 - 2012 : Hapag-Lloyd Cruises offers New Expedition Cruises aboard the ms Hanseatic and the ms Bremen

Hapag-Lloyd Cruises announces the arrival of their 2013-2014 expeditions brochure, offering 12 itineraries operated in English/German. Their small and beautifully appointed expedition ships, MS HANSEATIC and MS BREMEN will be traveling to Alaska, Spitsbergen, Iceland, Greenland, The Northwest Passage, The Amazon, The Chilean Fjords, Antarctica, The South Seas, New Zealand, Antarctica, Africa and Madagascar.

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Holland America LineJune 28 - 2012 : Holland America Line adds three new segments to ms Amsterdam’s 75-day Grand Asia & Australia Voyage in fall 2012.

Holland America Line has added three new segments to ms Amsterdam’s 75-day Grand Asia & Australia Voyage in fall 2012. Ranging from 20 to 30 days, the new segments set sail in October and November and span from China to California.

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Windstar CruisesJune 24 - 2012 : New Variety Voyager Mega Yacht from Variety Cruises

Variety Cruises’ new build 223-foot, state-of-the-art Mega Yacht, Variety Voyager, debuted in May and is the first sea-going vessel to become a member of the exclusive Preferred Hotels & Resorts' Preferred Boutique Collection. This luxury vessel was constructed in Perama Shipyards, Greece at a cost of 29 Million Euro.

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Silversea CruisesJune 18 - 2012 : Silversea Purchases Galapagos Explorer II

The Silversea Group announced today that it has purchased Canodros S.A., the premier Ecuadorian tourism company that operates in the Galapagos Islands, and their upmarket expedition ship, Galapagos Explorer II.

Silversea plans to add Galapagos Explorer II to its ultra-luxury fleet of six ships next year, after the all-suite, 100-guest vessel undergoes a major refurbishment in September 2013 and is given a new name, steps that will ensure consistency with the standards of the Silversea fleet.

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 International Crime Victims Association (ICV)June 12- 2012 : International Cruise Victims Association (ICV) Challenges Cruise Crime Statistics Provided by FBI

The International Cruise Victims Association, Inc. (ICV) a not-for-profit corporation formed by victims and families of victims of cruise ship crime, and the voice promoting safety on cruise ships, call into question the fact that despite their many trips to Washington DC, the submission of written material and video conferences with the FBI and US Coast Guard, their recommendations as well as the true intent of the CVSSA (Cruise Vessel Security and Safety Act) is being ignored.

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June 11 - 2012
: Newly Launched m/v Sea Voyager features up to 35% Savings

Travelers looking for a true adventure experience amongst four of the world’s most fauna- and wildlife-rich countries – Colombia, Panama, Costa Rica and Ecuador – are being offered a special incentive from Sea Voyager Expeditions – 25% to 35% savings on almost all of the September-December, 2012 departures.

Photo: Sea Voyager Expeditions

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Princess CruisesJune 6 - 2012 : Paul Gauguin Cruises and Special Tahiti Hotel Packages

Paul Gauguin Cruises, operator of the highest-rated and longest continually sailing luxury cruise ship in the South Pacific, the m/s Paul Gauguin, introduces a 10-night hotel and cruise package that includes a 3-night pre-cruise stay at the InterContinental Tahiti Resort & Spa, a luxurious 7-night Tahiti & the Society Islands cruise on The Gauguin, roundtrip airfare from Los Angeles, and transfers.

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Uniworld Boutique River CruisesJune 01 - 2012 : Uniworld Announces Introduction of Three New Ships in Asia for 2013 Cruises

Uniworld Boutique River Cruises proudly announces three new ships in Asia for 2013. In partnership with Pandaw in Vietnam and Cambodia along the Mekong River, and Century River Cruises in China along the Yangtze River, Uniworld will offer their clients the best cruising experiences these regions have to offer.

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