Saga Cruises to sail epic South African ‘farewell’ cruise for Saga Pearl II in 2019

Saga Cruises has confirmed that it is retiring its class cruise ship Saga Pearl II from the fleet in 2019 after 202 sailings.

The British cruise line, specialising in cruises for passengers over the age of 50, will send Saga Pearl II down the coast of Africa and across the coast of South Africa on a special 54-night farewell cruise.

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Video – Humpback whale gets trapped in Sohar Port

Video has emerged of a humpback whale that became trapped inside the waters of Sohar Port in Oman.

According to officials, the whale entered the port on Monday. The video below was filmed from a ship conducting berthing operations at the port.

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Celebrity Cruises reveals new Eden rainforest aboard upcoming Celebrity Edge

Celebrity Cruises have begun to reveal more details about the features to be found aboard its new Edge class cruise ships, with the first inkling being the ‘Eden’ venue, a three-deck rainforest/garden wrapped in 650sqm of glass.

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DP World expands cruise ports beyond Dubai Cruise Terminal with opening of Limassol

A new, modern cruise terminal designed to accommodate the largest cruise ships, is scheduled to open in the summer at DP World Limassol port, the Dubai-based company has announced.

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Mystery island forms in the Bermuda Triangle, but authorities warn it could be dangerous

A mysterious island has manifested in the Bermuda Triangle and authorities are warning locals and curious cruise passengers to stay away as the shifting land-mass is surrounded by dangerous currents and sharks.

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Seabourn announces cruise itineraries for the fall 2018 and winter 2019 seasons

Seabourn Cruises will feature new worldwide itineraries for the fall 2018 and winter 2019 seasons with a cruise schedule that includes 37 unique sailings to hidden harbours, marquee ports and must see cities accessible only by smaller ships.

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Pacific Princess gets modern makeover in multi-million dollar refit ahead of 2018 Dubai cruise

Pacific Princess, the 18-year-old veteran of the Princess Cruises fleet, has emerged from drydock following a two-week refit that saw her traditional classic cruise ship charm updated with modern touches to enhance the on-board experience for guests.

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