Quantum of the Seas’ New North Star Capsule – Holland America Line’s 140th Anniversary – Carnival’s $300 Million Fleet Improvement Program

THE CRUISE EXAMINER at Cybercruises.com

by Kevin Griffin

The Cruise Examiner for 22nd April 2013

Quantum North StarLast week, Royal Caribbean International revealed a number of the new attractions that will be installed in its two new “Quantum” class ships. Included will be a “North Star” capsule, modelled after the capsules on the London Eye, that will lift 16 guests up to 300 feet above the sea, as well as a seagoing version of hang-gliding and, for the younger set, bumper cars. Meanwhile, on Thursday, Holland America Line celebrated the 140th Anniversary of its founding in Rotterdam in 1873. And Carnival Cruise Lines announced a number of safety and redundancy improvements for its fleet after a main engine failure stuck the Carnival Triumph in February


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