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Are you keen on cruise traveling? If you are an admirer of the elegant and smooth cruise liner, well the year 2006 have its new collection of cruise liner. Most likely, if you go on a cruise travel you will meet six new additions of cruise ships to please your cruise trip for the year 2006.

If you think this is a kind cruise liner evaluations, then think again! We are just offering you the advantage of advanced understanding for your strategies of cruise travel for the year.

Well, what are you awaiting? Here are the six largest cruise lines with their brand-new cruise ships.

1. The Noordam ship of Holland America cruise

This brand-new ship of Holland America was introduced on February 22, 2006. It was likewise expected to be the last cruise liner of Holland Americas Vista-class series.

However, it is the very first to be developed for the said cruise lines Signature of Quality program.

Due to this, this cruise liner review appear it fit to be called a first in the last few years.

The Noordam can accommodate 1,848 travelers. For this brand-new cruise liner, there are style improvements made for more pleasure and pleasure of cruise guest travelers. The design improvements were focused primarily on the public locations and staterooms, the conference point of much of the cruise tourists.

* 85 percent of all staterooms have ocean views, 67 percent of all staterooms have verandahs

* The two-tier Vista Dining Room including five-course menus, and using whatever from continental cuisine to vegetarian and low-carb options, boosted by remarkable service and an extensive red wine list

* The intimate reservations-only Peak Grill, which uses a sophisticated, advanced dining experience including Sterling Silver premium hand-selected cuts of beef, motivated seafood meals and lots of choose white wines rated "Excellent" by Red Wine Viewer-- as well as distinct Bvlgari china, Riedel stemware, and Frette linens

* The Lido Dining establishment, which provides a relaxed atmosphere for all 3 meals and features a variety of fresh, cooked-to-order specialties

* The Cooking Arts Center, provided by Food & Wine publication, the setting for premium cooking presentations and interactive classes

* Explorations Caf, powered by The New york city Times, featuring the biggest library at sea, along with comfy music listening stations and Web access

* The Greenhouse Day Spa & Hair Salon-- your medspa at sea-- including thermal suites and a stunning hydrotherapy swimming pool

* The new Peak Bar, where visitors can taste a selection of the very best red wines from worldwide

* The Vista Lounge, featuring Las Vegas style productions, gifted singers, illusionists, comics, and variety acts

* The Crows Nest, where sweeping views make this observation lounge a leading choice for relaxing during the day, and at night changes into a hip, fashionable nightclub featuring superior DJs and terrific bands.

* Expanded Club HAL including programs for kids ages 3 to 12

* The Loft and The Oasis for teens, new areas created solely for ages 13-17 to avoid household, have fun, socialize and socialize with individuals their own age.

There are also additions, like the very popular Explorations Caf. As cruise passengers are well aware of, it is a coffee bar/Internet caf, game room, and library. The New York Times powers all the Expeditions Caf.

The Noordams maiden season for the year 2006 is sailing wintertime cruises from New york city to the Caribbean.

2. Norwegian Cruise Lines Americas Pride of Hawaii

This new cruise ship for 2006 by NCL America is the sister vessel of the Norwegian Gem.

For the cruise line, Pride of Hawaii marks the first new develop from the hull up.

Its introducing is to be on June. This guest ship is anticipated to accommodate 2,224 travelers. It will be the next action in Norwegian Cruise Lines Americas Freestyle Travelling idea.

The Pride of Hawaiis interior dcor will be, naturally, Hawaiian.

This cruise ship will run by departing weekly on Mondays and take a trip the islands calling Honolulu home.


May 19, 2006 NCL Corporation (NCL) today revealed that it has actually extended its relationship with the Republic of Kiribati allowing it to continue to use Fanning Island on its long Hawaii cruises through to 2011 and to dedicate among its purpose-built new Freestyle Cruising ships to this increasingly popular travel plan. Norwegian Sun, will change Norwegian Wind cruising 10- and 11-day schedules from Honolulu with a stop at Fanning Island starting in September 2007. This newer, larger ship, released in 2001, will take over and grow NCLs 10- and 11-day Hawaiian trade when Norwegian Wind is transferred to the Star Cruises fleet in late April 2007. The addition of Norwegian Sun to Hawaii, following the addition of Pride of Hawaii in June, completes the Norwegian Cruise Line brand and NCL America brand name Hawaiian fleets and will bring the overall NCL Hawaiian fleet to over 8,500 lower berths.

3. The Royal Caribbeans Flexibility of the Seas

This new 2006 cruise liner will be launched on May.

This 158,000-ton cruise liner has a capacity of 3,600 guests. It will actually be 10,000 tons bigger than the Cunards Queen Mary 2. With this, it is anticipated to end up being the largest cruise liner for 2006.

The Flexibility of the Seas both will have new and improved features for the guests satisfaction. There is already a continuous hype among the cruise tourists about its surf park feature.

We will likewise anticipate whirlpools cantilevered over the side of this remarkable cruise ship. Another new thing, the WATER Zone may also end up being a palpable hit for the passengers.


* Comprehensive WiFi capabilities and connectivity for mobile phone. Due to the fact that when you're on holiday it's excellent enjoyable to let the folks in the house understand what they're missing.

* Staterooms and balconies that are among the largest in the market. A lot of room to unwind and prepare your experiences.

* A full-size, flat-screen TELEVISION in every stateroom. But then again, with all the incredible vacation activities to check out, try not to be too dissatisfied if you have difficulty finding time to turn it on.

Following its launching, the Flexibility of the Seas will sail seven-day cruises to the Caribbean from Miami.

4. The Crown Princess of New Princess Cruises

For the satisfaction of 2006 cruise travelers, the Crown Princess is expected to accommodate 3,110 cruise travel guests.

New Princess Cruises cruise line revamped the Skywalkers Disco, which has actually gained appeal from cruise passengers in their other cruise liner. They also have the Lotus Medical spa and great news for everyone. It has actually been expanded in the Crown Princess!

New pastries and treats will embellish the International Caf. Crown Princess will then have the very first red wine and seafood bar of the cruise line.

Other growths were made to other popular features like the Wheelhouse Bar, Sabatinis Trattoria, and the Sterling Steakhouse.

Crown Princess will cruise roundtrip from the Red Hook terminal in New york city. It will make stops at the Eastern Caribbean and the Bermuda and Turks and Caicos.

Maiden trip begins on June 14, 2006.

5. MSC Musica

MSC will release their brand-new cruise ship for the year 2006 quite late in the year, on July 01. Musica is an Italian ship that will bring MSC into the ranks of huge cruise liner. It is expected to accommodate 2,550 passengers.

Among its outstanding features will be that a complete 80% of its 1,275 staterooms will be outside spaces. In addition, 65% of these staterooms will have verandas.

It will also feature a big health spa area. The Musicas cruise travel travelers will also have several dining choices. They will likewise delight in a three deck high waterfall and several home entertainment places.

Musica will cruise the eastern Mediterranean from Venice.

6. The Costa Cruises Costa Concordia

This new 2006 cruise liner is owned by Carnival Corporation, which is based in Italy.

This will be the biggest cruise liner to join the Costa Cruises fleet. It will also be released quite late this year, July 14. It is anticipated to accommodate 3,000 travelers.

For the motivation of its travel guests, the Costa Concordia will have European architecture style for its interior dcor. All the spaces names will be European inspired or oriented. They will have the Grand Bar Berlin, Snack Bar Helsinki, and the Milan and Rome dining-room.

If you are seeking for fascinating activity while in the cruise travel, Costa Concordia will have a Formula 1 driving simulator for the particular enthusiasts.

Are you jumping with excitement regarding when it will start sailing? This brand-new cruise liner will cruise year round in the Western Mediterranean. It will head for Romes Civitavecchia port.

Cant decide? Well, check out our other cruise ship reviews of these brand-new cruise ships to discover where you will spend your 2006 cruise travel.