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Gaming on cruise but not in casino

Celebrity Cruises continues to pioneer in the world of modern technology with the launch their recent ground-breaking application-industry first mobile casino gaming solution and a user engagement medium- the interactive quiz that lets you know the ideal time for one to take a vacation. Earlier this year, the cruise-line made it easy for vacationers to speak local languages with the announcement of its new, industry-first app, “Cruise Lingo”- an interactive language and culture guide, and a customized version of the award-winning mobile app from TripLingo ("Cruise Lingo" to help travelers "Talk the Talk") that provides travelers easy access to authentic local phrases and relevant information to enhance their destination experience. These new initiatives by the brand mark an innovative e

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Fly ‘Jet’, Cruise ‘Royal’

With sailings from Singapore starting November 2013, the ‘Fly & Cruise’ vacation offer is comprehensive and valuable for the Indian travellers.  This holiday concept combines the most attractive airfares from Jet Airways and inclusive value from a leading cruise brand, Royal Caribbean International. These packages are 3-night itineraries onboard Mariner of the Seas, sailing from Singapore to exotic destinations in Malaysia, with a choice of multiple sailings from November 2013 to February 2014. Available sail dates include 15, 22 and 29 November 2013 and 6, 13 and 20 December 2013; 20 January, 12 and 27 February in 2014 respectively. The packages include return air travel in economy, airport transfers, 3Nights/4Days accommodation onboard Mariner of the Seas, all meals onboardMariner o

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Best in best of Cruise ships

Norwegian Breakaway, Norwegian Cruise Line's New York-themed ship, was named Best New Ship in 2013 Editors' Picks Awards.  The ship, which had a debut in April 2013, was lauded for its state-of-the-art sports complex and variety of dining options -- including waterfront venues and celebrity chef Geoffrey Zakarian's new restaurant, Ocean Blue. Cruise Critic's international team of editors named the best cruise lines, ships and ports for 2013. Cruise lines were awarded in 18 categories.  Over the past year, Cruise Critic's editors covered every major ocean and river cruise line in the world -- around 75 cruise lines, representing more than 400 ships. Carolyn Spencer Brown, editor-in-chief of Cruise Critic explained, "Choosing the best out of that list is always a tough task; there are so ma...

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“CRUISE LINGO” TO HELP TRAVELERS “TALK THE TALK”

English may be the universal language, but to feel truly immersed in the culture and vibe of a local destination, there’s nothing quite as authentic as speaking like the locals do. So, modern luxury line Celebrity Cruises– with vacations visiting all seven continents, and a focus on enhancing the destination experience for its guests – has made it easy for vacationers to speak local languages with its new, industry-first app, “Cruise Lingo.” An interactive language and culture guide, and a customized version of the award-winning mobile app from TripLingo, Cruise Lingo allows travelers easy access to authentic local phrases and relevant information to enhance their destination experience. By simply speaking or typing a phrase – such as, “Where is the nearest ATM?” – into a mobile device,

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Cruisefly for Royal Caribbean Cruises

Royal Caribbean Cruises has recently launched the CruiseFly facility, offered by Marina Bay Cruise Centre Singapore, on its cruises disembarking at Singapore. CruiseFly is the region’s first sea-to-air baggage transfer service that allows guests an early check-in for flights departing within the same day of the ship’s arrival into Singapore. This is an exemplary service designed to provide an effortless travel experience to our guests. The early flight check-in not only eliminates baggage related stress but also provides for a couple of extra hours to explore more activities and attractions in Singapore. This is an exciting year for Indian travellers and cruise enthusiasts as Royal Caribbean International has deployed Mariner of the Seas, the largest and most innovative cruise ship to home...

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