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SkySea Wraps Up Operations with Special Cruise

The SkySea Golden Era (Ex Celebrity Century)SkySea Cruise Line has just completed its five-day “Golden Memories Farewell Cruise” aboard its flagship SkySea Golden Era. The 2,000 passenger SkySea Golden Era departed Shanghai filled with loyalty guests, travel agents, industry leaders, vendor partners and company employees with their families as the brand neared its official end, according to a statement. (cruiseindustrynews.com)

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SkySea Announces Final China Season

SkySea Cruise Line announced today the final voyage of the Golden Era will take place August 29, 2018. The four-night cruise will depart Shanghai and visit Fukuoka, Japan before returning to Shanghai on September 2, 2018. Owners Ctrip and Royal Caribbean recently announced the brand would be shut down later this year. (cruiseindustrynews.com)

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Mein Schiff 2 to remain in Germany, older and smaller ex Century to Marella Cruises

The SkySea Golden Era (Ex Celebrity Century)The termination of a Chinese joint venture of Royal Caribbean Cruises, Ltd (RCCL) and its partner Ctrip means that Marella Cruises, the British cruise line owned by TUI AG, will acquire the 72,458 gross ton Golden Era that was built in 1995 as Century of Celebrity Cruises, from the venture. (cruisebusiness.com)

SkySea Shutdown Sparks Ship Transfer Shuffle

With the SkySea Cruise Line brand coming to an end later this year, a number of fleet changes will follow the news that the 1,814-guest Golden Era will be sold to Marella Cruises. The Golden Era is expected to transfer to Marella by December, and will take the place of the 1,912-passenger Mein Schiff 2, which was poised to move to Marella in spring 2019. (cruiseindustrynews.com)

SkySea Launches New Music Show

SAMAJAM is coming to SkySea’s Golden Era, a new music show allowing audience participation, according to a statement from the Chinese cruise line. Sailing from Shanghai on Jan. 24, the new show will allow all guests to participate, SkySea said. (cruiseindustrynews.com)

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SkySea Cruise Line Announces Most Expansive Deployment to Date

SkySea Cruise Line Announces Most Expansive Deployment to Date. SkySea Golden Era deployed to record five seasonal home ports in 2018 including marquee homeport of Taiwan and offers new SkySea Nights program

SkySea Cruise Line, the first contemporary cruise line specifically created for the Chinese market, is proving once again that a vision based on unique hardware, flexibility and customization has its advantages as the brand officially released its 2018 deployment schedule, its most expansive to date. (more…)

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SkySea Hoping to Build on New 2018 Deployment Mix

The SkySea Golden Era (Ex Celebrity Century)A new executive team and overarching strategy at SkySea Cruise Line is being led by industry veteran Ken Muskat, who was named CEO in early January. The Chinese brand is a joint venture with ownership by Royal Caribbean Cruises and China’s largest online travel agency, Ctrip. (cruiseindustrynews.com)

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SkySea Expands 2018 Deployment to More Homeports

The SkySea Golden Era (Ex Celebrity Century)SkySea Cruise Line will add three more Chinese homeports to its operation in 2018 in addition to a plan to homeport in Keelung, Taiwan, as the Ken Muskat-led brand continues to mature with more than 80 cruises on offer in 2018. (cruiseindustrynews.com)

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SkySea Rolls Out New Entertainment Options

The SkySea Golden Era (Ex Celebrity Century)SkySea Cruise Line has announced an extensive line-up of star entertainers to enhance its already busy entertainment offering on a number of summer sailings. Among the talent are Chinese singers, pianists and various other performers, which will sail with the ship on select cruises over the summer. (cruiseindustrynews.com)

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SkySea Set to Source Korean Passengers

The SkySea Golden Era (Ex Celebrity Century)Source markets may be opening beyond China for SkySea Cruise Line. The big news this spring will be the addition of South Korea as a source market. Korea passengers will board the ship in Busan, sail to Japan and then disembark in Shanghai and fly home. (cruiseindustrynews.com)

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Ken Muskat Named CEO at SkySea in China

Ken Muskat has been named the new CEO at SkySea Cruise Line, which Royal Caribbean Cruises called a “growing cruise line” focused on the emerging Chinese cruise market, in a prepared statement. (cruiseindustrynews.com)

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