Malala Yousafzai christens Celebrity’s newest ship, the Edge, in an inspirational ceremony

When the Celebrity Edge was introduced to the cruising world last month it touted lots of new features…a big orange thing-a-ma-jig called the Magic Carpet which goes up and down the side of the ship, a huge multi-story, multiuse room full of plants called Eden and a prow unlike any other. But all that aside, the most impressive thing that Celebrity Cruises did is pick a most unusual godmother to christen its newest creation. For those who …

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A Once In a Lifetime Experience, a Voyage on an Inaugural Cruise – Seven Interesting Things about Inaugural Cruises

For those of us who love to cruise, inaugural cruises rate high on the to-do-experience list. These elite voyages often involve champagne christenings, celebrity godmothers and brand-new ship facilities and amenities.  (Plus the cache of telling your friends you were on an Inaugural cruise.) Here are some reasons we love these cruises: The cruise lines realistically expect there may be some problems to be worked out and will oftentimes compensate for what they expect to be minor …

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Anthem of the Seas’ Godmother is 27 year old British travel agent Emma Wilby

Royal Caribbean International announced that travel agent Emma Wilby, 27, from Sunderland, U.K., is the Godmother for the world’s newest and most advanced cruise ship Anthem of the Seas. Upholding a timeless maritime tradition, Ms. Wilby will officially christen Anthem of the Seas and perform a special song for more than 1,300 invited special guests and dignitaries at the ship’s inaugural ceremony in Southampton, U.K., on April 20, 2015. Designed to revolutionize the industry, Anthem of the …

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AmaWaterways New Ship, has CLIA President Christine Duffy as Godmother

AmaCerto stats courtesy of AmaWaterways A note about one of my favorite lines: AmaWaterways will be christening its newest ship, the Amacerto in Vilshofen, Germany on May 16, 2012, and they have selected Cruise Line International Association (CLIA) President Christine Duffy as the ship’s godmother. Prior to joining CLIA, Duffy was the President and CEO of Maritz Travel, one of the largest meeting, event and incentive travel management companies in the world. She has been recognized by …

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