This Week in Cruise: December 12, 2011


Oceania Cruises' Riviera will contain six open-air restaurants, two private dining venues and two casual eateries. // (c) 2011 Oceania Cruises.

Oceania Cruises' Riviera will be launching in April 2012 with 10 dining venues. Six of the venues will be open-air restaurants, but two private dining establishments and two casual eateries are also available for cruisers to choose from. The restaurants include the Grand Dining Room, Toscana, the Polo Grill, Jaques, Red Ginger, the Terrace Cafe, Waves, Baristas, Privee and La Reserve by Wine Spectator.

Seabourn's North American sales team gathered aboard the Seabourn Quest during its maiden cruise to Fort Lauderdale, Fla., on Nov. 21-32, 2011. On both evenings, the sales team hosted hundreds of travel agents and their clients for poolside cocktail receptions, dinners and shows. Seabourn Quest is currently operating a series of 13- and 14-day round trip Caribbean cruises from Ft. Lauderdale.

Disney Cruise Line's Disney Fantasy opened the 1,340-seat Walt Disney Theater aboard the vessel, and will be offering a variety of musical performances during various itineraries. The theater features balcony and orchestra seating across three decks. The musicals being performed aboard the ship include “Wishes,” “Disney’s Aladdin – A Musical Spectacular,” “Disney’s Believe,” “A Fantasy Come True” and “An Unforgettable Journey.”

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