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Disney Cruises continues to accelerate the number of stops to its ever-popular private island, Castaway Cay.  Disney began offering two stops there on its four-day cruises in 2008; beginning summer 2010 Disney cruises will also stop there twice on its five-day cruises.  In addition, Castaway Cay is receiving extensive enhancements to accommodate the doubling in size of the Disney Cruise Lines fleet. Disney’s efforts follow a trend of cruise lines increasing their investment in their private-island destinations …

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What to Wear on a Cruise

By Heidi Allison-Shane Packing light for a cruise vacation has always been a challenge. And considering most cruise lines now offer a greater mix of formal, informal and casual evenings at sea, it has become that much harder to choose the right clothes for a voyage. What exactly does “resort casual” mean? How formal is “formal” dress? Does one really have to bring an evening gown or tuxedo on a cruise? Is there anyplace on board where …

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Heidi Allison Bio

Heidi Allison, Editor-In-Chief,  writes for numerous travel publications.  She created the CruiseTrends report for CruiseCompete — which is reproduced in many travel publications, like Travel Agent Central, MediaPost,  NEWS Marketing Daily, Cruise Industry News, Travel Mole, Black Meeting and Tourism, Cruise Industry Wire, Travel Weekly, Successful Meetings, ETurbo News and The Cruise Editor. She also contributes frequently to Vacation Whispers, AllThingsCruise, CruiseCompete, ResortCompete, VacationCompete, and ExpertTravelAnswers. Ms. Allison’s experience is diverse and her various assignments have included …

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