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Archive for May, 2010

Three New Cruise Ships to Debut -Three Different Worlds of Cruising

In the coming weeks three new ships will be christened and set sail, surely delighting passengers who sail them. They are three very different ships, and really from three different worlds. Sojourn First up, with a June 4 christening ceremony, will be luxury cruise line – Seabourn’s Sojourn. Sojourn, a sister ship to Seabourn Odyssey, [...]

Holland America Cruise Line Returns to Bermuda After 27 Years

With the April 25 sailing, and with a few “teething pains”, Holland America’s Veendam began it’s first series of sailings to Bermuda in over 20 years. The itinerary include a 1 day port stop-over anchored off of the shore of St. George, as well as 2 ½ days docked right along Front Street, in Hamilton. This itinerary [...]

The Art Auction Controversy Continues

One thing has become apparent in the ongoing battle between Park West Gallery and Fine Art Registry – this has become a blood-letting battle to the finish and the winner will be the last man or woman standing. (Note: go to CruiseMates News to see the press releases in reference here) The attempt by Park [...]

What’s Holland America Up To These Days?

It’s been several years since I’ve sailed on a “dam” ship. So now it’s time to check back in with HAL after their Signature of Excellence upgrades have been completed, and they’re just about ready to sail out the newest addition to the fleet, the Nieuw Amsterdam.   I’ve been on a voluntary hiatus from [...]