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Monday, January 4, 2010

What's better: Caribbean cruise or resort?

Philadelphia Inquirer | "With winter coming, an onslaught of new megavessels brimming with amenities and creative creature comforts again steams toward the Caribbean.
In fact, so spectacular are these new ships that they essentially are destinations unto themselves, boasts Andy Stuart, executive vice president of Norwegian Cruise Line.

But those big, brassy high-rise resorts at sea - many taller than the Statue of Liberty, some too fat to fit through the Panama Canal, and others so long they dwarf a football stadium - come with novelties, such as a New-York-styled Central Park and a Coney Island-like Boardwalk, and they arrive with heftier fares."