Porthole Cruise News Briefs
Apr. 24, 2015
- When Disney Dream heads to a 20-day dry dock in the Bahamas in October, the ship will get updates including two new interactive play areas: one, a Star Wars–themed playroom modeled on the Millennium Falcon and another based on the video game Disney Infinity. Both are in the Oceaneer Club, for ages 3 to 12….
- Kickboxing fans can mingle and take classes (heavy bags and all) on a first-of-its-kind theme cruise organized by CKO Kickboxing. CKO at Sea takes place on Liberty of the Seas, on a 5-day sailing to Bermuda, embarking Bayonne on August 22….
- The latest “Space-Ship” river ship of Scenic Cruises, Scenic Jasper, was christened in a ceremony in Vienna by godmother, Australian author Kathy Lette. The 170-passenger ship is the all-inclusive river line’s 11th. It’ll be a dozen when sister ship Scenic Opal is christened in June….
- Crystal Cruises is debuting three new “voluntourism” excursions this year for passengers looking to give back while on vacation. Among the luxury line’s 16 complimentary “You Care, We Care” excursion options, you can now work alongside community members and volunteers helping prepare food donations and prepare meals at the Mustard Seed Food Bank in Victoria, B.C.
— Fran Golden
Photo: Disney Cruise Line
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