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Azamara Focuses on Countries, Cultural Immersion
For those who love to immerse themselves fully not just into a destination, but a country, Azamara’s new, “Stay Longer, Experience More” concept is likely to be a welcome one. It is the very essence of what the line believes in.
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Viking Introduces New Ocean Itineraries Worldwide
Viking Cruises has announced it will introduce a total of 13 new itineraries between now and 2019, including the line’s first-ever voyages to Alaska and British Columbia.
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NEW Itinerary: Bordeaux River
Up to $1,500 savings on 7-Nt cruises roundtrip France along the blissful Bordeaux River.
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Q&A AmaWaterways & Magnificent Europe
Watch this video featuring Ralph Grizzle, reviewing AmaWaterways Magnificent Europe itinerary on AmaSonata, cruising on the beautiful Danube river.
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