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Celebrity Cruises adds new flavor to evening casual dining experience.

Posted on October 13, 2010 at 4:02 PM Comments comments (1)

Per Celebrity press Room

  "Celebrity Cruises adds new flavor to evening casual dining experience. Contemporary, marketplace-inspired approach focuses on variety, global influences

Miami - (October 11, 2010 ) - As part of an ongoing commitment to offer premium vacation experiences based on guests’ tastes and preferences, Celebrity Cruises is revamping its evening offerings in its “lido,” or primary casual dining, venues. Transitioning away from a sit-down e...

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Secure Flight Passenger Data

Posted on September 20, 2010 at 3:39 PM Comments comments (0)

 Travel in, through to and from USA by Air - Per American Airlines website:

"............As a result of the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) and Department of Homeland Security (DHS) mandate, beginning November 1, all passengers will be required to have Secure Flight Passenger Data (SFPD) in their reservation at least 72 hours prior to departure. This is the next phase in a program that was initiated by the TSA in 2009.


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Posted on September 17, 2010 at 2:07 PM Comments comments (0)

New home luggage pick-up service - 14/09/10  SOURCE:

""A new luggage collection service from Royal Caribbean International and Celebrity Cruises means that the outstanding service experience can now begin the moment guests leave their front door. The service will allow travellers to have their holiday luggage collected from their home, delivered directly to their stateroom on-board their chosen ship and del...

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Luggage Tags (Labels)

Posted on September 12, 2010 at 4:51 AM Comments comments (0)

Apparently you have to request luggage tags from Celebrity online from 45 days to 14 days out from the sailing date, for tags to be sent to you by mail. They will not be sent automatically. A 'luggage button' should appear on your reservation summary in this time period. 8 tags will be mailed to you.  

US to charge for ESTA from 8 Sept 2010

Posted on August 7, 2010 at 7:20 AM Comments comments (0)


Just spotted on SKY NEWS    (c) Sky News 2010


The levy, known as an Electronic System for Travel Authorisation (Esta), is currently free but from September 8, people will have to pay.

An Esta has been compulsory for all UK residents travelling to America since January 2009.

US Customs and Border Protection announced an interim rule covering the Esta will become effective on September 8.

EU home affairs commissioner Cecilia Malmstrom...

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Guest Speakers

Posted on June 25, 2010 at 1:34 PM Comments comments (0)

:)   A guest speaker for Constellation's TA on board lectures is Dr Michelle Thaller,

Dr Thaller is an American astronomer and research scientist. Dr Thaller is currently the assistant director for Science Communication at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center . From 1998 to 2009 she was a staff scientist at the Infrared Processing and Analysis Center, and later Manager of the Education and Public Outreach program for the Spitzer Space Telescope, at the California Institute...

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Volcanic Ash

Posted on April 18, 2010 at 12:04 PM Comments comments (1)

:( Volcanic Ash from the Icelandic Volcano  Eyjafjallajökull (pronounced ay-yah-FYAH-lah-yer-kuhl), disrupted flights in April & May 2010 and impacted severely on plans for pasengers from the UK & Europe to join the Voyager of the Seas in Texas, for the transatlantic to Barcelona.