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September 21, 2012

Royal Caribbean New Offerings


Specialty Dining Packages to Debut on Serenade of the Seas While the Cruise Line's Lafite Wine Tasting Experience Expands to Select Ships

MIAMI, September 17, 2012 - Royal Caribbean International continues to provide its guests with the ultimate vacation experience by enhancing its onboard dining options with the addition of Oasis-class amenities to even more ships. Next in line is Serenade of the Seas, which is scheduled for an extensive revitalization this fall.


Serenade of the Seas will wow guests in December when she re-emerges from her dry dock with a new lineup of specialty restaurants, which will include Giovanni's Table Italian restaurant, Izumi Asian cuisine and the intimate Chef's Table dining experience, as well as dining packages for guests to enjoy all of them at incredible value. Guests will have the option of choosing the Royal Choice Dining Package, which includes dinner at Chops Grille, Giovanni's Table and Izumi for $55 per guest, or the Chef's Table Dining Package for $130 per guest, which includes all of the specialty restaurants as well as the Chef's Table.

Serenade of the Seas also will offer additional dining deals at Giovanni's Table. Groups of four or more can take advantage of the Celebration Dining Deal, which is valid for the first two nights of each sailing and allows groups of four or more to enjoy a delicious meal plus a $30 beverage credit at a cost of $20 per person. Groups of eight or more can opt for the Set Sail Dining Deal which includes dinner on the first night of their cruise for $14 per guest.

Further enhancing its onboard culinary offerings Royal Caribbean is expanding its partnership with renowned wine producer Domaines Barons de Rothschild by offering the exclusive Lafite Wine Tasting Experience onboard. Available for $23 to $25 per person, depending upon ship and itinerary, the experience, which was first introduced onboard Allure of the Seas, offers guests a unique tasting showcasing the renowned vintages from France's Bordeaux region.


Developed in conjunction with Chateau Lafite Rothschild, the premier estate under the Rothschild name the Lafite Wine Experience aims to expand guests' understanding of growing regions within Bordeaux. A Royal Caribbean cellar master leads the tasting, sharing details about the wines and the winemakers and the history and suggestions for food pairings. A souvenir packet allows guests to take a piece of the experience home with winemakers' notes, recipes and more.

The Lafite Wine Tasting Experience is now available for pre-booking on select ships, including Allure of the Seas, Oasis of the Seas, Independence of the Seas, Liberty of the Seas, Freedom of the Seas, Mariner of the Seas, Navigator of the Seas, Adventure of the Seas, Explorer of the Seas, Jewel of the Seas and Enchantment of the Seas.

Guests can book the Serenade of the Seas dining packages or the Lafite Wine Tasting Experience online or through their travel agent. Take a look at this video about Royal Caribbean's Wine Bar Offerings!

For More Information About a Royal Caribbean cruise vacation contact a Cruise Specialist at Cruising2Europe.com

Posted by Denise at 09:34 AM | Comments (0)

September 17, 2012

Cunard Line Offers World Cruise Videos


Ever wondered if a World Cruise was really for you? Now's your chance to hear from some World Cruise passengers what it's all about!

Cunard Line recently released a set of videos highlighting the thoughts of some World Cruise passengers. The first video released (the link is below) has three couples from the USA discussing some of their favourite experiences onboard their World Cruise.

Click here to watch the first World Cruise video!

Highlights of the video include guests sharing how they came to first sail on a Cunard World Cruise, and why they have sailed again since, what they enjoy about life onboard the ship, and the many interesting people they've met over the years!

Enjoy this first video and check back in October when the second video is released. It is scheduled to include travel experience highlights such as the Taj Majal, the Egyptian Pyramids, and the Great Wall of China!

For more information about booking a World Cruise contact a Cruise Specialist at Cruising2Paradise.com

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September 14, 2012

Paul Gauguin Cruise Views Humpback Whales


The m/s Paul Gauguin was in Rurutu's Avera Bay recently and had a close encounter with some humpback whales! Rurutu is an island in the Austral chain of French Polynesia in the South Pacific. Take a look at these great photos...




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InterContinental Resorts French Polynesia


InterContinental Resorts in French Polynesia are offering a new special for travel from April 1, 2013 to March 31, 2014. This promotion offers guests FREE breakfast and dinner daily for two persons when booking a minmum stay of 3 consecutive nights! This promotion is offered for the InterContinental Resort Tahiti (Panoramic and Overwater Bungalow room types only), InterContinental Moorea Resort & Spa (all rooms except the Lanai Room) or InterContinental Bora Bora Le Moana Resort (all room types)! If you've ever visited French Polynesia you'll know how expensive dinners can be and see this is a great offer!

For more information, or to book a Tahiti holiday, contact a Tahiti Tiare Specialist at Cruising2Tahiti.com!

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