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DAILY BULLETIN
April 21, 2017

Opening day has finally
arrived for Baha Mar
The long-delayed Bahamas mega-resort began hosting media, government officials and VIPs on Thursday, and is poised to start taking reservations from the general public for stays beginning in late May.
Mazloum departs Crystal Cruises, company reorganizes
The company’s longtime executive and most recently its COO is leaving for an opportunity outside the cruise industry.
Islamic State claims
Champs-Elysees attack
on police officers
An attacker with an automatic weapon killed one officer and seriously wounded two others before police shot and killed him. The gunfire sent scores of tourists fleeing into side streets.
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Dr. Seuss WaterWorks will have two slides, a kiddie splash zone with dozens of water spray toys and a 150-gallon tipping bucket in the shape of the cat’s hat.
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With a seemingly endless choice of activities and amenities, it might be a task to get the kids to leave the property for a day at nearby Disney World.
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Hilton San Francisco Union Square completes upgrade
The West Coast’s largest hotel has finished $26 million in renovations to its guestrooms, lobby, Cityscape lounge and Urban Tavern restaurant.
Marriott Marquis Chicago
will open this fall
The 1,205-room hotel will be adjacent to McCormick Place, the country’s largest convention center.
Crystal ocean ships getting
free WiFi in October
Guests will no longer have to pay for WiFi after the conclusion of the Crystal Symphony drydock on Oct. 21.
Viking Cruises sponsoring
NatGeo series on Einstein
The global premiere of “Genius" is on April 25.
Group IST waives single supplement on Cuba yacht cruises
Guests will save from $1,000 to $4,500, depending upon cabin category selected.
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