Monthly Archive: September 2010

Sep 28

Allure of the Seas – Sea Trials

Oasis Of The Seas | Allure of the Seas.  

Sep 23

Celebrity Cruises Celebrates Autumnal Equinox by Naming Fifth Ship In Widely Heralded Solstice Class… — MIAMI, Sept. 23 /PRNewswire/ —

MIAMI, Sept. 23 /PRNewswire/ — In light of the images of sun and shadow conveyed in the names of Celebrity Cruises’ stylish Solstice Class ships, the world’s top-rated premium brand is marking autumnal equinox by announcing the name of the fifth in its ‘Xceptional’ series: Celebrity Reflection. “Selecting the name of the fifth ship in …

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Sep 22

Royal Caribbean and USA Today Kick off ‘Reporters at Sea: Family Style’ Contest

Contest Invites Families to Try Their Hand As ‘Reporters At Sea’ Aboard Cruise Line’s Newest Ship, Allure of the Seas MIAMI, Sept 22, 2010 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ — MIAMI, Sept. 22 /PRNewswire/ — Calling all families! Royal Caribbean International and USA TODAY announced today a search for America’s best and brightest family to cover the …

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Sep 22

More news from Allure’s sea trials | chairmans-blog

More About the Sea Trials Posted on September 22nd, 2010 by Richard In my last posting, Harri gave an overview of the sea trials.  Since then he has provided some more of the details which I thought were interesting.  First, please note this chart.  It looks a little bit like an Etch-A-Sketch such as the …

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Sep 21

Oasis and Freedom Together in Cozumel

Two of Our Ships Pose for a Rare Photo Opportunity in Cozumel I’m excited to share these unique photos I received of Oasis of the Seas and Freedom of the Seas docked in Cozumel, Mexico. The colors and angles of the ships in these pictures are really something striking to look at. I hope you …

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Sep 21

Celebrity Cruises Raises Another Glass to Its Guests’ Love of Wine — MIAMI, Sept. 21 /PRNewswire/ —

MIAMI, Sept. 21 /PRNewswire/ — Premium vacation brand Celebrity Cruises, employer of one of the world’s largest staff of sommeliers, will illuminate its extensive onboard wine program later this year when it launches its second annual “Wine Harvest Celebration.” Guests on Celebrity’s cruises departing November 1 to December 11, 2010 – the time of year …

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Sep 21

Allure Sea Trials | chairmans-blog

The Allure has returned from a very successful sea trial. Here is Harri Kulovaara’s report. I couldn’t help but note that he uses uncharacteristically flowery language; he must be happy.  During a typical brisk autumn morning in Scandinavia with grey skies and rain drops just about to start falling, a remarkably untypical vessel sailed through …

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Sep 14

Princess Cruises Reveals 2011-12 Panama Canal Season

Line’s Unique Two-Day Canal Experience Offers Extra Time in Panama SANTA CLARITA, Calif. (September 2, 2010) — Since its debut nearly a century ago, the Panama Canal has been considered one of the world’s most important engineering marvels. This 51-mile passageway between oceans can save a ship more than 7,000 transit miles around South America, …

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Sep 14

The Latest Update on Our Newest Ship Allure of the Seas

  We recently spent a day at the STX Turku shipyard with a global mix of media.  The point was to show off Allure of the Seas and wow was she looking good for 8+ weeks in advance of delivery.  After many years in the business, including numerous trips to the shipyard in advance of …

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Sep 08

Disney Dream Photo Update: The Curtain is Almost Up at the Walt Disney Theatre

    Hey Disney Parks Bloggers! We want to continue bringing you updates on the progress Disney Dream as we get ready for the launch of the ship in January of 2011. Today we want to show you the progress of the Walt Disney Theatre, which will host some of the most elaborate productions presented …

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