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and their travel agents can now utilize shipboard credit prior to departure to purchase sought-after experiences; the OceaniaCruises.com homepage has been redesigned with new, intuitive navigation to

make planning and managing an Oceania Cruises experience easier than ever; future cruise booking savings and incentives have been extended for guests and travel agent partners; and through partnership with Luggage Forward®, guests can have baggage or equipment shipped from their doorstep directly to any Oceania Cruises voyage and then back again. “As OceaniaNEXT continues to evolve, travelers and travel agent partners will see we are innovating and enhancing all aspects of the Oceania Cruises experience, in ways both large and small, yet always meaningful and impactful,” said James Rodriguez, executive vice president of Oceania Cruises.

Silversea Enhances Onboard Entertainment Program with Brand New Musical Productions Silversea Cruises is raising the curtain on six entirely new theatrical performances. Developed in partnership with renowned Luna Rossa Productions, the new shows will be performed in the theatres aboard the cruise line’s ultra-luxury ships and will enrich the existing onboard enter42 FOURTH QUARTER 2018 | TRAVEL & CRUISE

tainment program. Each of the new shows will be exclusive to a particular ship, adding to three productions that are common to all ships, and feature high-quality musical tracks spotlighting the talents of The Voices of Silversea, vivacious costumes, evocative set designs, and elaborate visual effects.

Princess Cruises Revamps SHARE and Honored by SHAPE Magazine and Thea Award for Outstanding Achievement After unveiling a revamped mouth-watering six-course, fine-dining experience from award-winning Chef Curtis Stone at SHARE, Princess Cruises was recognized by SHAPE magazine as a winner in its fourth annual Healthy Travel Awards, representing the best wellness hot spots and programs, recognizing the cruise line’s state-of-the-art Lotus Spa and Fitness Centers onboard its 17 cruise ships. “Part of enjoying a cruise vacation includes the ultimate relaxation—the act of keeping up with fitness goals, pampering yourself and getting the ultimate night sleep at sea,” said Jan Swartz, Princess Cruises president. “We’ve made it a priority to keep our Lotus Spa and Fitness Centers current with the most popular exercise classes and equipment for our guests.” All this follows on the heels of news that the Themed Entertainment Association (TEA) honored “Fantastic Journey” with its Thea Award of Outstanding Achievement, adding more authenticity to guests’ rave reviews for the mesmerizing theatrical show with elaborate costumes and state-of-the-art multimedia technology developed through the long-standing collaboration between Princess Cruises’ creative director Kerry Lovegrove and American Idol’s Danny Tesson. MSC Cruises Adds Exclusive Masterchef Juniors at Sea Experience to Award-Winning Family Offering MSC Cruises has announced the launch of MasterChef Juniors at Sea, a brand-new and exclusive kids’ cooking competition. Following the introduction of MasterChef at Sea program for adults last year, this latest

Travel & Cruise Fourth Quarter 2018  

Beyond some of the latest trends and developments throughout the industry and around the world, this issue features information straight fro...

Travel & Cruise Fourth Quarter 2018  

Beyond some of the latest trends and developments throughout the industry and around the world, this issue features information straight fro...