Cruise Biz Buzz Daily

Cruise Biz Buzz

A bi-weekly glance about what this week’s top stories are in the social media sphere.

Roundup:

With Memorial Day weekend just around the corner we start to think about summer vacation. While cruise passengers prepare for their holidays, the ships have been busy migrating to their summer ports in Alaska and Europe. We caught up Seabourn who recounted  a ship captain’s experience of making a maiden call to his home town …

Captain Hamish Elliott heads home; Seabourn Sojourn makes maiden call to Tyne port, near Newcastle, England. bit.ly/KtcvZg

River cruise season is off to a great start and cruises in Alaska and Europe are inching towards peak season.  If you have a desire to take a virtual cruise while waiting for your ship to come sail into port,  check in with Ralph and Aaron who have captured a lot of the buzz in their Voyage Reports.

Avid Cruisers Here, There, Everywhere: What Are Your Summer Plans?

Let’s take a look at what the cruise lines have been reporting from their Facebook pages, Twitter feeds, blogs, and press releases. If you spot a good story, make sure to let me know. I will put it on the buzz-list.

Cunard Line Celebrates 46 Years of Service

Peter Shanks reads John Duffy a farewell letter. Photo: Cunard Line Twitter feed.

Cunard Line via Twitter (@CunardLine): Peter Shanks reads John Duffy a farewell letter from @MickyArison at retirement speech today after 46 yrs with Cunard twitter.com/cunardline/sta…

 

Crystal Serenity Spa

Let’s not forget to congratulate Crystal Cruises, who tweeted an announcement that the spa on Crystal Serenity received top honors in the mid-sized ship category in the Condé Nast Traveler’s Readers Poll.

 

Videos

Interview with Carnival’s CEO Gerry Cahill (Part 1)

 Buzz-list

Shore Excursion Spotlight: A Tour to Rome with the Rotterdam #cruise crew: bit.ly/JxOm4b

about a day ago from TweetDeck
Share this spectacular photo of Santorini with your followers, if cruising through Greek Isles is on your bucket list! shout.lt/bh0F

about a day ago from Shoutlet API
RT: @go_cruise: @pandocruises launch men’s Black Tie hire service for dinner suits, accessories or the whole ensemble bit.ly/Ja7Dc8

about a day ago from TweetDeck
Not long now until our first @BBCStrictly cruise takes to the seas on Oriana! We can’t wait to welcome @craigrevhorwoodand co on board!

about a day ago from TweetDeck
After 46 years with Cunard, John Duffy is retiring today. At 11.30am #QM2‘s whistle will sound across Southampton. Best wishes John!

about a day ago from Twitter for iPhone
Just for fun – can you guess where Aurora is today? (Check the picture!) Tweet us with your answers :-) bddy.me/K7ES27

about a day ago from Stream Publisher
Discover the Baltic on a Fred. Olsen Cruise, this summer, departing from the UK. For more information please visit fredolsencruises.com/News/2012/Disc…

DASH to book a cruise today and receive up to $250 OBC plus reduced deposits on all sailings fleet-wide! tinyurl.com/d9h9a6m

about a day ago from Shoutlet API
Watch history of Greece unfold on “Medieval Rhodes & Lindos” optional tour bit.ly/IXsTD0offered on Silver Wind Voy. 2220

RT: @deckchairblog: Just Posted! A Day in Dartmouth aboard @Silversea Silver Explorer! avidcruiser.com/ftdc/?p=5386

Reinventing live TV…from 60ft deep in Alaska. Our Live Dive tech in @HuffPostTravel: huffingtonpost.com/lindblad-exped…

about a day ago from TweetDeck
A nice thought from our friends at Canyon Ranch SpaClub… fb.me/1oPryG8Ew

about a day ago from Facebook
Check out this picture of MSC Divina’s first port of call in Lisbon, Portugal.
More About MSC Divina:… fb.me/1oxhexakw

about a day ago from Facebook
RT: @JaneArcherUK: From @msc_cruises_uk with a loving KIS bit.ly/Kjz5rx #in

about a day ago from Twitter for iPhone
Re-tweet this if you really want to jump on this bed: yfrog.com/nttuvypj

about a day ago from TweetDeck
Peter Shanks reads John Duffy a farewell letter from @MickyArison at retirement speech today after 46 yrs with Cunard pic.twitter.com/Hnr2xJFL

I posted 3 photos on Facebook in the album “Have you experienced/seen Privée yet?” fb.me/16zEMrB6b

about a day ago from Facebook
RT: @CruiseMiss: My visit on board @seabourncruise Sojourn on her maiden call into @Port_of_Tyne she is a stunning ship! cruisemiss.wordpress.com/2012/05/22/sea…

about a day ago from TweetDeck
Check out this awesome blog created by @TravelXena about her cruises on board Norwegian Star and Norwegian Epic! travelxena.com

about a day ago from Shoutlet API
Love wildlife videos? Check out Earth Touch, a new site dedicated to sharing beautiful nature footage: earth-touch.com

about a day ago from TweetDeck
Create movie of your family’s virtual #DisneyCruise with @weatherchannel Fun on Deck Sweepstakes: bit.ly/JmaFvk

Check out the DCL social media team’s movie of virtual #DisneyCruise: bit.ly/LyLj2u

Bungee jumping, swimming w/ sharks, climbing a mountain – have you ever pushed yourself outside your comfort zone when traveling? #travel

about a day ago from HootSuite
Check out the latest review of the Viking Sky ow.ly/b4Rj5

about a day ago from HootSuite
Like us on Facebook & Enter Daily to Win a FREE Cruise for 2 on #Riviera! Sweepstakes ends 5/26. on.fb.me/LfkYpY pic.twitter.com/WoQ4HwGS

It’s Trivia Tuesday, let’s play a game: Which region of the Mediterranean has the most islands; Sea of Marmara,… fb.me/1wso7TGYM

about a day ago from Facebook
What’s the interior design inspiration behind the new Royal Princess? In this video, our designers share their vision! bit.ly/L2Kahi

about a day ago from TweetDeck
RT @SimonTravels: Q2: Have you ever participated in an onboard charity event? Who did you support? What ship? #CruiseChat #Cruise4TheCure

about a day ago from TweetDeck
“Saving Time for the Business Traveler” ow.ly/b4WcE via @mobal #travel #ttot

about a day ago from HootSuite
Do you know what tomorrow is? If you said “World Turtle Day,” then you are well informed. news.yahoo.com/video/newyorkc…

about a day ago from TweetDeck
Learn about Holland America’s charitable cruise donations & community giving – info that is important! bit.ly/JR11nj #cruisechat

about a day ago from TweetDeck
Honored that @cruisenorwegian was invited to attend first ever #marlinssocial lounge at new @marlins park in Miami!
mypict.me/n1ATG

about 16 hours ago from UberSocial for iPhone

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