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20 Fun and Unexpected Cruise-Ship Amenities

February 14, 2014 at 4:00:00 PM EST | Post a Comment


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It's possible that you decide to book cruises simply to see new destinations—but choose the right ship and you’ll also experience an exciting array of onboard amenities and activities. In recent years, cruise lines have been engaged in a game of creative one-upmanship as they’ve debuted everything from ice bars and culinary centers to 4D theaters and interior cabins with “virtual balconies.” Here are 20 fun cruise-ship amenties to look for the next time you say “bon voyage.”

By Donna Heiderstadt

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