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Holland America Line

Corona effect: more shipping companies change their cancellation terms

Norwegian Cruise line is one of several shipping companies that now presents more generous cancellation rules. Canceled Asia departures, ships that move, ports that do not drop ashore or passengers. The Corona effect hits hard in many places, not least in the cruise industry. In order to alleviate customer concerns, more and more shipping companies are now leaving with changed booking conditions.…
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Day 1 on Jewel of the Seas - ship benefits, and a beginner error

Jippiiie, finally time to cruise again! Photo: Kristofer Scheiderbauer. After a smooth check-in (with extended security routines) and bracelets on the children (mandatory, if they get away in an emergency they can easily be reunited with the parents) we soon found ourselves on board our floating home for the coming week; Jewel of the Seas!…
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From star chef to bottom button, food & drink at MSC Seaview

OK, I'll continue my story about our MSC Seaview cruise last spring. :-) Now it's time for food and drink! In this post I will tell you about restaurants and bars, good dining experiences - and a disaster (where not the food but the service was a real bottom button) ... Hang on! When…
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Norwegian Cruise Line

New inauguration of completely renovated Norwegian Spirit

On April 19, Norwegian Spirit will depart from his new home port of Athens, after lying in dry dock in Marseille for 43 days. The ship has undergone extensive renovations and upgraded for over USD 100 million, which includes all dining, cabins and public spaces. The hull also has a new look.
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