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AmaWaterways will launch two new ships in 2014

The AmaSonata and AmaReina are deluxe 164-passenger vessels that incorporate the most advanced river cruise ship design, including twin balconies in the majority of their spacious staterooms and suites, which range up to 350 sq. feet.

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Princess Cruises Reveals Royal Princess Youth and Teen Centers

Schedule Features Variety of Itineraries, Including Baltic, Mediterranean, British Isles, and Norway

SANTA CLARITA, Calif. – Even the youngest passengers will enjoy the many special features aboard Princess Cruises’ new Royal Princess when the ship debuts in June. Today the line revealed the amenities just for kids and teens that will wow younger cruisers aboard the new ship.

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Holland America Line Enhances Alaska Cruisetour Program for 2013

Line to feature first-ever three-night Denali stay and “Sampler” tour options

SEATTLE — In 2013, Holland America Line will expand its Alaska CruiseTour program with some notable additions, including three new Triple Denali itineraries, four new short pre/post “Sampler” tours for guests with limited time and other enhancements to existing CruiseTours..

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Royal Caribbean International Expands Partnership with Dreamworks Animation

MIAMI — Vacationers of all ages will have more choices to join in the high-seas hijinks of Pandas, Ogres, Lions, Dragons and other beloved characters with a knack for adventure and comedy. Royal Caribbean International and DreamWorks Animation SKG, Inc.

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Norwegian Opens Summer and Year-Round 2014 Itineraries

Line's newest ships Norwegian Breakaway and Norwegian Getaway to homeport year-round; Three ships to sail in Alaska, four in Europe.

MIAMI — Norwegian Cruise Line has announced and opened for sale its 2014 summer and year-round cruises. The deployment includes the line's newest and most innovative ships Norwegian Breakaway and Norwegian Getaway in their respective homeports of New York and Miami, along with three ships in Alaska, and four in Europe for the summer.

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Kids to Sail Free in Baltic and Mediterranean on Crystal in Summer 2013

LOS ANGELES — Crystal Cruises is expanding its opportunities for family-friendly summer travel with new "Kids Sail Free" offers in Northern Europe and the Mediterranean. On four June and July voyages, junior cruisers age 17 and under can travel for free when sharing a third berth stateroom with two adults.

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Windstar Cruises Moves Full Sail Ahead in 2013

SEATTLE — Windstar Cruises announced today that advance bookings on 2013 sailings are 60% ahead of the prior year. Based on current pace, 2013 will mark the fourth straight year of increasing revenue for the small-ship cruise line.

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PPI Group is seeking exceptionally dynamic sales professionals to work consecutive six-month contracts as Shopping Presenters aboard cruise ships sailing the Caribbean and Alaska.

Responsibilities include creating shopping excitement throughout each voyage, conducting on-stage and televised Port & Shopping Presentations, and continually interacting with cruise ship passengers.

To embark on the next wave of ship assignments, please log onto our website at

for more information regarding employment procedures and requirements. Please send a current resume and photo to the name and address listed below:

Joke Soto,Vice President, Port Revenue Operations
PPI Group
6261 NW 6th Way , Suite 100
Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33309-3403
Fax: (954) 377-7000

Compensation: Base salary plus generous incentives.

PPI Group is the market leader in onboard Port & Shopping Programs for the cruise industry. For additional information about PPI Group, please visit, or E-mail:

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