A widened Panama Canal will accommodate bigger cruise ships

A widened Panama Canal will accommodate bigger cruise ships By Donna Tunney There will be fewer post-Panamax cruise ships after the Panama Canal Authority completes its ambitious expansion of the canal in 2014. The Panama Canal Authority recently passed the halfway point in its ambitious plan to expand the 100-year-old canal and double the amountContinue reading “A widened Panama Canal will accommodate bigger cruise ships”

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Canadian operator offers Afghanistan tours

Canadian operator offers Afghanistan tours By Michelle Baran As President Obama lays out plans for troop withdrawals and a drawdown of military operations in Afghanistan, Canadian operator Bestway Tours & Safaris is introducing a program to bring travelers to the war-torn country starting this fall. “Most travel agents have lost out on this growing segmentContinue reading “Canadian operator offers Afghanistan tours”

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Mississippi cruising to return in 2012

Mississippi cruising to return in 2012 By Michelle Baran Where are they now? The return of a former Majestic America Line vessel, the American Queen, next year brings to bear the question of where the remaining six ships that once rounded out the fleet have landed. • Delta Queen: The 174-passenger flagship vessel of the Majestic fleet,Continue reading “Mississippi cruising to return in 2012”

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