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4.000 Kg. Colombian Coffee Will Travel the Word on Pullmantur Cruises

Jul 10, 2017

Colombian coffee will now sail through the America, Europe, and the Caribbean thanks to Pullmantur and Juan Valdéz. The Spanish cruise line Pullmantur announced today signing of a strategic partnership with the Colombian coffee maker Juan Valdéz. The alliance with Juan Valdez consists of a two-year contract in which the company will be the exclusive supplier of coffee in all Pullmantur cruise ships which will be served in all venues onboard.

Queen Mary 2 Wins Transatlantic Race

Jul 03, 2017

Queen Mary 2 has arrived in the Big Apple on Friday morning. Cunard’s flagship ocean liner arrived in Brooklyn Cruise terminal after taking part in a transatlantic ocean race. Finishing first Queen Mary 2 has triumphed in the regatta after sailing 5,837 kilometers.

Cruise Ship Baptized with Giant Champagne Bottle

Jun 30, 2017

Today, June 30th, 2017, the German model and presenter Lena Gercke together with Captain Boris Becker baptized the twelfth member of the AIDA fleet named AIDAperla.

Oprah Winfrey is Going to Alaska on HAL Cruise Ship

Jun 28, 2017

In celebration of Oprah Winfrey’s “Year of Adventure” – a year dedicated to exploration and self-enrichment – O, The Oprah Magazine partnered with Holland America Line to create the “Share The Adventure” cruise, which sets sail to Alaska this July. Gayle King, editor at large of O, The Oprah Magazine and host of CBS This Morning, joined YourUpdateTV this past Friday to discuss the exciting new “Share The Adventure” cruise.

Three cruise ship bartenders will compete in Diageo semi-finals

Jun 20, 2017

Lazar Milosavljevic from Celebrity Cruises, Claudio Santos Liborio from Seabourn Cruise Line and Marc McArthur from Norwegian Cruise Line will compete in the next round at the Diageo Bar 396 in Miami. This three crew members topped the competition from hundreds of bartenders representing all major cruise lines and only one will go on to Diageo Global Travel at the World Class Bartender of the Year finals which will be in Mexico City from 20-24 August 2017.

Gerard Piqué stars in Costa Cruises Mannequin Challenge Video

Jun 18, 2017

The famous FC Barcelona football player, Gerard Piqué is the protagonist of the latest Mannequin Challenge promotional video for the Italian cruise line Costa Cruises. The latest video starring the Barcelona defender, shown below, is truly unique, with the main focus of life on board the cruise ships, an experience that the player has been able to enjoy.

Video: Tom Cruise Goes on a Thames River Cruise

Jun 08, 2017

The host of CBS' The Late Late Show James Corden, decided to team up with Tom Cruise in his latest venture the “Tom’s Cruise” on the River Thames. The famous comedian arranged the stage for his latest show on a river cruise ship with all themed features with Tom Cruise including Mission: Impossible room, an Eyes Wide Shut room and a Top Gun room and the famous ‘you can't handle the truth' booth. It looks like a great idea. Don’t you think?

Disney Crew Member Changes Her Name to Mary Poppins

May 28, 2017

It's been over half a century since the iconic movie Mary Poppins produced by Walt Disney captured the fantasy of all children. This movie inspired the British nanny Emma Davenport, legally to change her name to her idol Mary Poppins. No coincidence, since Emma is a professional nanny who has a BTEC National Diploma in Social Care, and her friends and clients always say that she looks and acts like the famous Disney character. 

Carnival Liberty Chefs Create Largest Hamburger at Sea.

May 27, 2017

Celebrating National Hamburger Day, Carnival Cruise Line created the largest hamburger at sea onboard the cruise ship Carnival Liberty. The massive 300 pound Guy’s Burger was presented while the vessel was docked at Port Canaveral. Chef de Cuisine explained that the giant three-and-a-half-foot-wide hamburger consists of 200 pounds of meat, 50 pounds of cheese and toppings, as well as 50 pounds of flour to make the bun.

Former crew member publishes a tell-all book “12 Hours in Havana”

May 17, 2017

In the cruise-lit world, the crew member nonfiction format rarely strays from the memoir. Greg Shapiro, who worked as a crew member for both Royal Caribbean and Fathom Travel, is breaking the mold with his new book 12 Hours in Havana: Build your perfect day in Cuba.


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