Month: March 2015

Carnival Corporation to expand the Fathom experience to additional company cruise line brands

Carnival Corporation & plc announced plans to expand its Fathom brand’s Dominican Republic social impact experiences to its other cruise line brands sailing to its Amber Cove port of call. Beginning in November, guests sailing regularly on the six additional Carnival Corporation brands to Amber Cove will be able to purchase a social impact excursion…

Tunisia is open for business

LONDON – Tunisia’s La Goulette cruise terminal hosted the ship MS AMADEA, from the German based travel agent Phoenix Reisen, on December 2. The ship had 441 German-speaking passengers on board and was docked at the cruise terminal from 11 am to 6 pm. A traditional warm welcome awaited passengers as they disembarked in La…

Grand Egyptian Museum construction to be completed by the end of 2016

The Ministry of Antiquities is planning to finish construction of the first phase of the Grand Egyptian Museum before 2016’s end. The ministry aims to have the museum partially-opened by mid-2017, keeping in mind several suggestions to increase its resources. According to dailynewsegypt.com, the Minister of Antiquities, Khaled El-Anany has discussed new sources of revenue…

Ribbon-cutting ceremony launches three new Holland America Line ‘ships’ in Seattle sailing the sound transit light rail system

SEATTLE, WASH. – Holland America Line launched three new commuter “ships” Monday, Jan. 9, that will run on the Sound Transit Light Rail System in Seattle. The trains, which are wrapped to resemble Holland America Line’s newest ship, ms Koningsdam, will cruise the tracks through April 2017, when the summer cruise season to Alaska begins…