Porthole Cruise News Briefs – July 22, 2016
- MSC Cruises has announced additions to its onboard family programs that include a kids-dedicated interactive cooking class designed with Michelin-starred chef Carlo Cracco; the introduction of an innovative kids sports program, DOREBRO; and a new, exclusive MSC Cruises ship toy developed by LEGO. As part of the on-going relationship, LEGO Group has launched a special LEGO® MSC Cruises toy of MSC Meraviglia, the line’s next-generation smart cruise ship that launches in June 2017. The new toy LEGO model is available for sale fleet wide at the onboard MSC Cruises Logo shop.
- Cunard Line’s iconic cocktail bar, the Commodore Club, has revealed a new and distinguished menu sharing the unique story of the Knighted Cunard Commodores. Each historic and decorated story is infused into the cocktail experience with a modern menu design, illustration, and new signature cocktails. These additions to the renowned bar are found aboard each of Cunard’s Queens. For example, the “Punch Romain à la Carpathia” is believed to be the last libation served aboard Titanic. The intriguing cocktail, inspired by Commodore Sir Arthur Rostron, who led the safe rescue of all survivors of Titanic, features Advocaat as the signature ingredient. Steering the fleet forward through precision and expertise, Cunard Commodores have led ships across the sea for almost two centuries.
- Celebrity Cruises has introduced year-round Caribbean sailings aboard Celebrity Equinox, which will offer 24 sailings alternating between the Western and Eastern Caribbean from Miami beginning in 2017. Besides the new itineraries, line is also adding new programs including a “Summer Camp at Sea” for children as well as a new “Taste of the Caribbean” culinary program for adults.
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