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Pandaw announces culinary collaboration in Burma

Boutique River Cruise pioneer partners with Sanon Restaurant in Bagan, to launch training programme for teenagers from disadvantaged backgrounds

Pioneering, boutique, river cruise company, Pandaw Expeditions, has teamed up with top Bagan restaurant ‘Sanon’ to support its in-house hospitality training programme, which educates teenagers from disadvantaged backgrounds. Both known for their support of Burmese local communities, the companies are collaborating to help underprivileged teens train in fine dining and hospitality by offering Sanon interns a two-week rotation on-board Pandaw ships.

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Princess Cruises announces fourth ship to feature Ocean Medallion

Ocean Medallion
Princess Cruises has announced that Island Princess will be the fourth cruise ship to feature the Ocean Medallion, debuting May 16, 2018 for the Alaska season. The wearable device powered by a first-of-its-kind interactive technology platform within the One Cruise Experience Access Network (O·C·E·A·N), enables a new level of personalization and delivers an enhanced guest experience not previously available in the global vacation industry.

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Viking Ocean Cruises dominates 2017 Cruisers’ Choice Awards

Viking Ocean Cruises sign
After another year of impressive travel industry awards, Viking Ocean Cruises this week received a new set of accolades from Cruise Critic.
The fast-growing cruise line is celebrating that its 930-guest sister ships, Viking Star and Viking Sea, received top honors in 10 categories in the Cruise Critic 7th Annual Cruisers’ Choice Awards.


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Cartagena to be the capital of the cruise industry with the Cruise Excellence Awards

The event will take place on the 16th February at the auditorium El Batel in Cartagena

The Cruise Excellence Awards will take place on the 16th February in Cartagena for the second consecutive year. This will be the tenth anniversary.

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Carnival Dream undergoes multi-million-dollar renovation

Carnival Dream
The New Orleans-based Carnival Dream recently completed an extensive makeover that added a variety of exciting food and beverage concepts.
Following the renovation, which took place in Freeport, The Bahamas, the 130,000-ton ship yesterday resumed its year-round schedule of seven-day Caribbean cruises from the Big Easy.

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