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Cruise Line

A cruise line is a company that operates cruise ships. Cruise lines have a dual character; they are partly in the transportation business, and partly in the leisure entertainment business, a duality that carries down into the ships themselves, which have both a crew headed by the ship's captain, and a hospitality staff headed by the equivalent of a hotel manager.

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Cruise Line
... A cruise line is a company that operates cruise ships ... Cruise lines have a dual character they are partly in the transportation business, and partly in the leisure entertainment business, a duality that carries down into the ships themselves, which have both a crew headed ... Among cruise lines, some are direct descendants of the traditional passenger shipping lines, while others were founded from the 1960s on specifically for cruising ...
Apollo Global Management - Portfolio Investments
... Norwegian Cruise Line 2008 In January 2008, Apollo completed a $1 billion investment in the cruise line operator to support a recapitalization of the company's balance sheet ... Oceania Cruises 2007 In February, 2007, Apollo acquired the luxury cruise line and provided additional capital to fund the expansion of the company ... Regent Seven Seas Cruises 2008 In February 2008, Apollo purchased the luxury cruise line from Carlson Companies for $1 billion ...
MS Braemar - History
... The vessel was constructed in 1993 for Crown Cruise Line, operating under the name Crown Dynasty ... Between 1993 and 1997, the vessel was also charted by Cunard Line, who would name the ship Cunard Crown Dynasty while under their flag ... In 1997, the vessel was transferred to Majesty Cruise Line, who renamed her Crown Majesty ...
Commodore Cruise Line
... Commodore Cruise Line was a United States -based cruise line that was in operation from 1968 until 2001 ... and increased competition from other cruise lines ...
Commodore Cruise Line - History - 1981—1995
... In 1981 Commodore Cruise Line was acquired by the Finland-based Rederi Ab Sally, who also acquired the Bohème from Wallenius Lines ... The first, Karageorgis Lines' MS Navarino, had recently been damaged in a grounding ... The second acquisition, the former Greek Line ship SS Olympia, was rebuilt with diesel engines and entered service for Commodore in 1983 as MS Caribe I ...

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