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Adventures Ashore In Olympia, Plus Crystal Rescues United States, Scenic Eclipse Preview & New HAL Photo Tours

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Adventures Ashore, Season 1: Katakolon, Greece (short version)

Birthplace of the Olympic games and home to the beautiful Mercouri Estate, Katakolon offers shore activities of Olympic proportions.

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Crystal Cruises Signs Purchase Option For S.S. United States: Plans To Launch United States By Crystal Cruises

After decades spent languishing at her berth in Philadelphia, the historic ocean liner S.S. United States has been given an unexpected reprieve by Crystal Cruises. The luxury line, which has recently embarked on an aggressive expansion of its all-inclusive cruise brand that includes new cruise ships, expedition vessels, river cruise ships and a small fleet of Boeing 777 and 787 Dreamliner …

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Scenic Eclipse Preview

Scenic Announces Construction Of A Luxury Expedition Yacht Scenic Eclipse, shown in a rendering depicting guests returning from tours in Paradise Bay, Antarctica. Eclipse will be Scenic's first-ever luxury expedition cruise vessel. Rendering courtesy of Scenic The line between river cruising and ocean cruising continues to blur. First, Viking River Cruises made the jump to ocean cruising with the spectacular Viking Star …

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Volendam Photo Tour & Review Update

Holland America Line's Volendam: Still Going Strong Yesterday, we updated our tour of Holland America Line’s elegant Zaandam.Today, we continue with a photo tour of Zaandam's sister, the 781-foot long, 1,432-guest Volendam. Built in 1999, Volendam has been well looked after during her long career that frequently sees her spending her summers in the icy-yet-beautiful waters of Alaska, and we caught up …

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Zaandam Photo Tour & Review Update

An In-Depth Look At One Of Holland America Line's Most Popular Ships Holland America Line is widely known for i comfortable, midsize ships and attentive onboard service, two distinct features that are alive and well aboard the MS Zaandam. Built in 2000, Zaandam is an evolution of the Statendam-class ships that brought the line so much success in the early 1990s: …

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Six Tips To Extract More Joy From Your Cruise

In this free special report, I’ve put together a half dozen actionable items that can make the difference between cruise vacations that are memorable and others that fail to measure up to all you had hoped they would be. I’ve cruised on hundreds of ships, as a solo traveler and with family and friends.  — Ralph Grizzle, The Avid Cruiser

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