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Our Equinox cruise is over but great memories still linger…

The Equinox cruise is over but the memories still linger. Well, the last memory wasn’t the best, as debarkation did not go very well. Of course, it was the first time that this ship had visited Ft. Lauderdale but I do believe that the Solstice has been here already so there shouldn’t have been any surprises. The first problem was that the original gangplanks were too steep…so, with about 200 people jammed into the lower level, they…

Windstar features president of Cuvaison Estate Wines

Windstar Cruises offers guests a unique opportunity to travel with Jay Schuppert, president of Cuvaison Estate Wines, on a Mediterranean sailing aboard Wind Surf departing April 4, 2010, from Lisbon, Portugal. Windstar’s Signature Collection Host Series features distinguished guests and lecturers throughout the 2010 season, including Schuppert who will host a wine lecture and wine tastings. Prior to Cuvaison, Schuppert was with Kendall Jackson, San Francisco-based Southern Wine and Spirits Distributors and was Executive Chef of the…

Alexander & Rachel Garrett’s Bio

Rachel Garrett Expertise: Experienced traveler with a young and fresh point of view if you are looking for the exotic and also southeast USA, especially Florida. She knows Florida inside-out! Advice – Although traveling can be challenging on the details side, it’s a wonderful way to create memories and dreams. Rachel has been to Mexico, the Bahamas, the Dominican Republic, Jamaica, Canada, Hawaii, Tahiti and hundreds of locations all over the US. One of her favorite places…

Silversea’s 2011 voyages are now for sale and the Prince Albert will begin accepting reservations soon

Ultra-luxury Silversea Cruises is pleased to announce all voyages for 2011 are now open for sale and complete day-by-day itineraries are available at www.silversea.com. In the next few weeks, reservations will also open for the expedition ship Prince Albert II. In 2011, the company’s quintet of elegant all-suite ships, Silver Cloud, Silver Wind, Silver Shadow, Silver Whisper and the new Silver Spirit, will offer 170 diverse itineraries, visiting over 335 ports in more than 100 countries and…

Oasis of the Seas debuts…she is big and bodacious!

By Marcia Levin Special to AllThingsCruise.com Nov. 23, 2009 — Royal Caribbean International’s Oasis of the Seas is true to its pre-inaugural hype. It’s big and bodacious, absolutely brilliant in design and looks darn good in the process! CEO and president Richard Fain told reporters aboard a November inaugural sailing of the new 5,400-passenger ship that it is “one-third familiar, one-third evolutionary and one-third revolutionary.” Familiar touches include the Royal Promenade – an enhanced area of shops…

Talent show and high-powered extravaganza kick up the entertainment

Tuesday, November 16, 2009…My Equinox diary Tomorrow is our final day at sea before arriving at Ft. Lauderdale on Thursday so everything is kind of wrapping up. People are checking their accounts, packing up their trip purchases and planning their Thanksgiving holidays. Today there were two highlights: First was the passenger talent show. There were 15 “acts” – brave souls willing enough to get onstage before hundreds of people to perform – and most acquitted themselves admirably….

Cruise West offers special ‘Paradise Found’ itineraries in Central America

Take one rarely visited island paradise, add a visit to a jungle tribe much unchanged by modern culture, mix with an incredible array of tropical sea life found in two oceans, then sweeten with lectures and guided tours by two generations of renowned marine researchers — the results are tropical adventures found on two Central American voyages presented by small-ship line Cruise West (www.cruisewest.com) for the 2009/2010 season. Announcing a new six-night Cocos Island voyage and a…

Two days passed quickly; onboard live shows are superb

Sunday/Monday, November 14-15, 2009…My Equinox diary These past two days at sea have passed swiftly. Our mornings are generally quiet. Chet gets up and goes to the gym early and then we have coffee in our cabin and go to breakfast between 8:30-9 a.m. Timing is a little off for everyone as we turn back the clocks one hour almost every night. Then we generally go to the top of the ship, to the Lawn Club area,…

Cooking demos, lectures and trivia fill the hours at sea

Saturday, November 14, 2009…My Equinox diary Today was our second full day at sea and we decided to sample as many of the onboard activities as we could. So, this morning we attended a culinary demonstration in the main showroom given by the Executive Chef Steve van der Merwe from South Africa and the Head Pastry Chef Bruno. As anyone knows who attends such an event in a huge venue, there really wasn’t much to see…but the…

Princess holds first talent showcase to find new acts for its ships

The Princess Cruises entertainment studio in Santa Clarita, Calif., was filled with exceptional performances last week as the cruise line hosted its first ever talent showcase. From Beatles and Abba tribute bands to variety acts and comics, the showcase featured nine finalist performers, each of whom had been chosen from thousands of applicants. The finalist acts put on their best show for Princess executives as they competed for the chance to be part of the entertainment offerings…

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