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River Cruises Beyond Europe

By Susan Parker 2017-04-14 17:34:54

From January/February 2017 Edition New markets in North America and Asia extend the reach of popular river cruising. River cruising has taken off in recent years with new buildings coming on stream in record numbers. And why not? For those leery of ocean cruising and who want to stay close to shore, river cruising is the perfect ticket. Not only is it safe, it gives you easy access to city centers and scenic panoramas alike. It’s easygoing pace...

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Cruiser's Choice

By Susan Parker 2016-04-23 05:55:50

Huge new investments by cruise lines and ports mean more choices for consumers. By Susan Parker Like most businesses, the cruise industry is subject to ebbs and flows, but lately it’s been all “flow,” and 2015 was no exception. Newcomers entered the market. Viking Ocean Cruises set sail with one of four ships and ordered two more. Virgin Cruises finally took the plunge with newbuildings signed at Fincantieri to enter service in 2020. Genting Hong Kong announced...

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