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John Whitworth, 97: Director of Cunard who oversaw construction of QE2

The Times/The Sunday Times 28 Jan 2023
In time the ship became known as the QE2, simply the second liner. John’s arrival at Cunard in 1950 as a management trainee coincided with the tail end of the ocean liner’s heyday, when passenger operations were largely focused on the North Atlantic ... A showcase for British design, it became an icon for passenger ships for the next 40 years.
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Hajj and the Arts of Pilgrimage

The New Arab 26 Jan 2023
The Hajj – the pilgrimage to Mecca and the procession of prayer and exertion – is central to a Muslim’s imagination of their faith. Yet, most Muslims will never perform the Hajj. Unlike the other four Pillars of Islam, Hajj is conditional on one’s health and means ... equality before God ... One ocean liner carried passengers from Singapore to Jeddah ... ....
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Dubai Customs Week organizes awareness activities on 2nd day of Dubai Customs 6th Week

Urdu Point 25 Jan 2023
The Passenger Operations Department, Terminal 2, Dubai International Airport, organized an event at the Dubai Harbour Cruise Terminal ... of cruise passengers to 650,000 annually. Dubai Customs provides best services to cruise passengers in cooperation with partners and cruise liners.
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‘Plane’ review: a big, dumb Gerard Butler movie your dad will love

NME 25 Jan 2023
But who else to play a tough nut Scottish pilot with a vague military background who can still wink at the stewardesses and crack a good one-liner? Here he’s the captain of a passenger jet that gets struck by lightning somewhere over the Philippines, forced to crash land on a remote Pacific island full of murderous terrorist warlords ... CREDIT. Alamy ... .
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Hajj and the Arts of its Pilgrimage

The New Arab 25 Jan 2023
The Hajj – the pilgrimage to Mecca and the procession of prayer and exertion – is central to a Muslim’s imagination of their faith. Yet, most Muslims will never perform the Hajj. Unlike the other four Pillars of Islam, Hajj is conditional on one’s health and means ... equality before God ... One ocean liner carried passengers from Singapore to Jeddah ... ....
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Holidays at sea return as international cruise liners begin to arrive at Indian ports

The Hindu 23 Jan 2023
Defying the challenges posed by the pandemic, luxury passenger ships are back on the waters. As the cruise liner season kicks off in India, we look at how the industry is innovating to stay on an even keel ....
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News from 110 years ago: 01/21/2023

Traverse City Record-Eagle 21 Jan 2023
A GALE blowing from the north near Halifax caused apprehension today for the stranded liner Uranium on the reefs at Shoals Cove near Chebucto Cove light. It is feared that the wind might cause the liner to break up. Meanwhile the 883 passengers are safe in the immigrants building ...
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Quebec historian obtains photos of salvage operation for Empress of Ireland shipwreck

North Shore News 21 Jan 2023
men on a wharf in the early 20th century, with a caption reading simply "lighthouse, Gaspé 1910." ... The 170-metre-long ocean liner provided passenger service from the United Kingdom to Canada until it collided with a Norwegian vessel on the St ... It took just 14 minutes to sink, resulting in the death of 1,012 of the 1,477 passengers ... 21, 2023 ... .
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Nearly 490,000 cruise passengers visit Malta in 2022 – NSO

The Malta Independent 19 Jan 2023
There were 61 cruise liner calls during the fourth quarter of 2022, an increase of 27 when compared to the corresponding quarter of 2021 ... There were 283 cruise liner calls in 2022, with an average of 1,730 passengers per vessel, compared to 106 calls and an average of 1,339 passengers per vessel in the comparative period of 2021.
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Cruise ship rescues 17 migrants from vessel near the Bahamas

CNN 17 Jan 2023
The Liberty of the Seas was sailing to the Bahamas when it encountered a small vessel adrift and in need of assistance, according to Royal Caribbean officials ... RacQuelle Major-Holland, a passenger on the cruise liner, told CNN the captain made an announcement their ship was diverting from its path to Nassau to see whether the small boat needed help.
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Munch masterpiece, hid from Nazis, to go on auction

Taipei Times 16 Jan 2023
Owner’s family to sell Dance on the Beach and split up to US$24.5 million with descendants of Jewish academic who had to sell it in 1934. By Dalya Alberge / The Guardian ... Olsen hung Dance on the Beach in the first-class lounge of his passenger liner, the MS Black Watch, which traveled between Oslo and Newcastle over several months in 1939 ... He added ... .
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How Munch’s friend hid a masterpiece in a Norwegian barn to foil the Nazis

The Observer 15 Jan 2023
The monumental Dance on the Beach will be auctioned by Sotheby’s in London on 1 March and is estimated to fetch around £12-20m ... Photograph. Sotheby’s ... Olsen hung Dance on the Beach in the first-class lounge of his passenger liner, the MS Black Watch, which travelled between Oslo and Newcastle over several months in 1939 ... Photograph ... He added ... .
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LTFRB suspends Victory Liner’s QC-Baguio fleet

Manila Standard 13 Jan 2023
The Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) on Friday issued a one-month preventive suspension on public utility buses (PUBs) of the Victory Liner for the involvement of one of its units in a road accident in La Union last Jan ... Additionally, Victory Liner was ...
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PM Modi flags off Ganga Vilas, inaugurates Tent City in Varanasi: 'will herald new age ...

Hindustan Times 13 Jan 2023
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday flagged off MV Ganga Vilas, the world's longest river Cruise, and inaugurated Tent City in Varanasi via video conferencing ... (All you need to know about Ganga Vilas cruise) ... “I want to tell passengers onboard river cruise liner MV Ganga Vilas that India has everything you can imagine ... ....
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Viking cruise passengers tried to maintain their sense of humor after marine growth on the ...

Business Insider 12 Jan 2023
Passengers aboard the Viking Orion missed several port stops due to marine growth on the ship ... "Most of us were upset," Heydrick, 64, said of his fellow passengers ... Julie Reby Waas, 62, a Florida-based passenger who took the cruise to celebrate her 15th anniversary with her husband, said the same ... Passengers wouldn't learn this until later.

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