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AIDA Cruises Donation to SOS Children's Village in the Philippines

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The German cruise line AIDA has presented a check to the SOS Children's Village Iloilo in the southeast Philippine island of Panay. The donation was made possible by the proceeds from the onboard sales of the book "Kreativ - fold the most beautiful towel animals", in which the cruise operator gathers ideas for artfully folded animals. 

Cunard Boss Wins “Outstanding Individual Award”

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Cristina Munoz, Brand Partnerships and Events Manager at Cunard Line, has received an award for her work to help raise £2million for a national youth charity organization. She was presented with the “Outstanding Individual Award” by The Prince’s Trust at a ceremony at the St. Pancras Renaissance Hotel in London. Following the 10 year partnership with the national youth charity, Cunard has raised £2 million to help Prince’s Trust reach more young people.

Video of the First Ever Virgin Voyages Cruise Ship

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The latest cruise line Virgin Voyages, set to debut in 2020 has released a video of what their first “Lady Ship” will look like, and it’s changing the way people think of cruises. Catch the first glimpse of the new cruise ship from Virgin Voyages. Scheduled to set sail in 2020 with year-round Caribbean cruises from Miami, the stylish modern design is a fresh look in the crowd.

Why It's So Risky Docking a Cruise Ship in Port?

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Smithsonian Chanel released an interesting video showing how risky is to do a docking maneuver at the port of Ocho Rios, Jamaica. In the video captain of the cruise ship MSC Divina Pier Paolo Scala, explains what the challenges are during the docking of a large vessel. “It is very, very quick maneuver there, and we need to watch for the stern when we turn, that we are completely clear as we enter the starboard side.” Says Captain Scala.