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Awards Archives – Crown Cruise Vacations

Honoring All Veterans …

November 11, 2023 | crownblog

… Every day and especially on Veterans Day we honor and recognize our country’s veterans for their bravery, dedication, and sacrifice. Thank you for your service!

Rock & Roll Hall of Fame honors great musicians

April 18, 2023 | Jackie Sheckler Finch

Several teens sitting in the audience began to chuckle when the film narrator said, “Imagine there was a time in America when there was no rock and roll.”

For these youngsters, there never was such a time.

Rock and roll has always been a part of their lives. So the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame and Museum must have been a real eye opener for them. After the short film ended, I saw the young people avidly reading information in the exhibits and commenting on how much music has changed. Read more...

World War I hero Sgt. York’s home now a state park

October 29, 2022 | Jackie Sheckler Finch

Note: Originally published April 2, 2022

Congratulations! In October 2022, this story won 2nd place in the annual Midwest Travel Journalists Writers writing competition. The story ran on CCV on April 2, 2022.

Here are the judge’s comments:

2nd Jackie Sheckler Finch – “World War I hero Sgt. York’s home now a state park” – Crown Cruise Vacations Read more...

SeaDream Celebrates 20th Anniversary ~ Congratulations!

September 12, 2021 | Jackie Sheckler Finch

For 20 years, the twin mega yachts – SeaDream I and SeaDream II – have been exploring some of the world’s most favored yachting destinations. The two yachts have been cruising the Caribbean, the Mediterranean, Scandinavia and many more.

Now SeaDream Yacht Club is celebrating two decades with guests and crew aboard SeaDream I in Italy and SeaDream II in Croatia. Read more...

Carnival Sensations’ Grooving for St. Jude helps raise money for children’s hospital  

November 26, 2018 | Jackie Sheckler Finch

By Jackie Sheckler Finch

On this beautiful day at sea, Marilyn is buying a special gift for her granddaughter at home.

The cuddly teddy bear wearing a Carnival T-shirt that the Florida woman just bought for $25 is for a very worthy cause – St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. Read more...

How ‘Teddy Bears’ got their name told on Vicksburg flood wall

November 5, 2018 | Jackie Sheckler Finch

By Jackie Sheckler Finch

President Teddy Roosevelt was happy to get out of the White House and go hunting in the woods about 25 miles north of Vicksburg, Mississippi. He set out for the four-day hunt on a fine November day in 1902. Read more...

A Royal Family Adventure

December 10, 2012 | Roger

Cruises are great vacations for families, this is something that pretty much everyone can agree on. But the question is what cruise line is best for families? The truth is that there are a lot of choices out there for this, and pretty much every major cruise line has something great that the family can agree on, but according to one influential travel website, one cruise line – Royal Caribbean – stands out. Read more...

It’s An Honor!

November 12, 2012 | Roger

We aren’t normally ones for tooting our own horns, but just this one time – please forgive us. We’re just excited about our latest nomination for the World Travel Awards. Crown Cruise Vacations has been nominated for World’s Leading Cruise Travel Agent for 2012. Read more...