Holland America Extends The St Lawrence Cruise Season – Australian Consumer Protection – Two More Royal Caribbean Brands Go Blue

          THE CRUISE EXAMINER at Cybercruises.com

          by Kevin Griffin

     The Cruise Examiner for 26th November 2012

Maasdam under Quebec BridgeFor some time now the Canada New England trade has been suffering from the misperception that it is best to go there in September and October for the “autum leaves,” when in fact the region enjoys a wonderful spring and summer season starting in May. This week, we look at how Holland America is leading the way to extending the cruise season at Montreal and Quebec, while others such as Crystal Cruises and Royal Caribbean are starting to offer round trip cruises from these ports. Meanwhile, after the demise of Classic International Cruises, the Australians are looking at phasing out their Travel Compensation Fund, but with what replacement? Elsewhere, two more Royal Caribbean brands, Azamara Club Cruises and Pullmantur, are adopting blue hulls and new colours.

THIS WEEK’S STORY                                                       (See previous columns)

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