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Norwegian Cruise Line to add lifeguards on its ships

Norwegian Cruise Line is set to become the third to add lifeguards to its fleet this summer, following Royal Caribbean’s announcement earlier this spring and Disney before that. more
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Summer promotion from Holland America Cruise Line

Holland America Line is ready to take you on your next dream cruise with its “Ready, Set, Sail” promotion. more
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Tragedy on cruise: ship responsible for couple’s death, report finds

La Estrella Amazonica
On the first night of a long-planned cruise in the Peruvian Amazon, Larry and Christy Hammer, retirees in their early 70s, were killed in a fire that broke out in their cabin on the 31-passenger La Estrella Amazonica. more
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Cruises for all generations – Carnival Corporation

Carnival Vista
Name one vacation that’s guaranteed to please everyone from the preschoolers to the moodiest teen to grandma. A cruise! Especially on a Carnival Corporation ship more
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Disney Cruise Lines Add New Experiences to Disney Fantasy

Exciting new experiences designed for guests of all ages are coming to the Disney Fantasy in May 2017. more
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Adventures by Disney Bringing New Adventures for Kids

Adventures by Disney recently announced its 2018 river cruise vacations, highlighted by several themed sailings, including options for special Beauty and the Beast themed experiences along Europe’s Rhine river more
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Keeping kids water safe on cruise ships over spring break

The first layer of protection is constant adult supervision, part of The Circle of Drowning Prevention, according to the American Red Cross
It’s easy — far too easy — to lose track of kids in a crowded pool, especially on a big cruise ship. Drownings happen silently in a matter of seconds. How to keep them safe. more
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March is spring break month – some last-minute ideas

Barbara Dane, Vietnam Protest, 1964, to be featured in On the Road to the Summer of Love on view at the California Historical Society beginning May 12, 2017
Who says spring break is just for college kids? Certainly not the families impatiently waiting in line at Orlando theme parks, but at least it’s not as hot as in midsummer! more
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Report: Royal Caribbean Adding Lifeguards, Water Safety Signs

The consumer site Cruise Critic reports Royal Caribbean will be adding licensed lifeguards and safety signage on all chips in its fleet in the coming months. more
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Star Wars at Sea: On A Cruise Line Far, Far Away (in 2018)

Star Wars at Sea returns to Disney Cruise Line with 15 special Disney Fantasy sailings to the Caribbean from January through April 2018. more
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