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      San Francisco Upgrades Drydock
      By Michael Akana at Oct. 24. 2007. with Comments Off on San Francisco Upgrades Drydock
      Posted in: Cruises, Industry, Local

      In a press release, the Port of San Francisco announced an agreement with BAE Systems and Princess Cruises to “Secure the City’s Position in Pacific Cruise Market.”  “The Port of San Francisco, Princess Cruises, and BAE Systems San Francisco Ship Repair have reached a tripartite agreement that will secure San Francisco’s position as the only ship...

      San Francisco Cruise Terminal
      By Michael Akana at Aug. 8. 2007. with Comments Off on San Francisco Cruise Terminal
      Posted in: Cruises, Industry, Local

      San Francisco needs a modern cruise terminal if it is to attract newer and larger ships.  Plans to build a new terminal have fallen apart.  The developer of a multi-staged construction project bailed out before getting to the building a new cruise terminal.  At a Cruise Line Industry Association conference in Fort Lauderdale this March,...

      Update on San Francisco Cruise Terminal
      By admin at Jun. 22. 2007. with Comments Off on Update on San Francisco Cruise Terminal
      Posted in: Cruises, Industry, Local

      San Francisco needs a modern cruise terminal if it is to attract newer and larger ships.  Plans to build a new terminal have fallen apart.  The developer of a multi-staged construction project bailed out before getting to the building a new cruise terminal.  At a Cruise Line Industry Association conference in Fort Lauderdale this March,...

      Carnival Paradise–Seminar at Sea
      By Michael Akana at May. 22. 2007. with Comments Off on Carnival Paradise–Seminar at Sea
      Posted in: Cruises, Industry

      Seminar at Sea aboard the Carnival Paradise four day Catalina, Ensenada and a day at sea out of Long Beach lead by Kelly Balfour Business Development Manager from Oregon. Overall great experience well worth the time and money spent. Great ideas from Kelly as well as advice from some salted veteran travel agents are sure...

      Cruise3Sixty 2007
      By Michael Akana at Apr. 3. 2007. with Comments Off on Cruise3Sixty 2007
      Posted in: Cruises, Industry

      While waiting for the American Airlines flight Wednesday SFO to Miami, I asked to see the American Airlines Admirals Club. I got a short tour of the club, the computer room and they answered questions about the conference center. A similar request at nited’s Red Carpet got a “This is a members’ club.” I was...


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