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Birka Stockholm

Theme cruises attract generation 60 +

Birka at sea. Photo: Birka Cruises. Making things together and spending time with like-minded people is becoming more popular among one of the travel industry's largest customer groups, the 60 Plus. To meet the interest, Birka Cruises has increased the number of theme cruises with 80 percent compared with last year. Time is the new currency and it's all about ...
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Caribbean

Here, the Swedish crosses the crossing

Philipsburg, St. Maarten. Photo: Kristofer Scheiderbauer. Interest for cruises continues to grow, and the destination proved to be the most popular is the Caribbean. It shows the annual report of industry statistics from CLIA, the Cruise Lines International Association. Looking backwards, the statistics show that Caribbean cruises gained a boost of 31 percent ...
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Costa

Robots on Costa Diadema this summer

At Costa Diadema, robots welcome passengers when they board this summer. Photo: Costa Cruises. Costa Cruises takes the service concept to a new level as the first shipping company launches human robots on board. The robots "Pepper" have the task of guiding the passengers correctly and interacting with them in three different languages. The ship ...
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Birka Cruises

Rawfood - Healthy News at Birka

The health trends also come to sea. Now Birka Cruises is hoping for the popular trend of raw food. Henceforth, the one who gets a fancy week on board can choose between classic Swedish fika from Nobel Condor Magnus Johansson and more healthy delights from Gott! by Malin. Birka has introduced the handmade raw food candy as an alternative coffee ...
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Blog

Viking Line's new cruise ship - so it works

Tapani Kauhanen, photo: Viking Line. Today I was on board Viking Line's vessel Mariella when she was in the harbor and was given the opportunity to test their new cruise ship, the first on the Baltic Sea! Initially, Tapani Kauhanen, Marketing Director and CEO of Viking Line, welcomed and then went on to the reason and purpose ...
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