Cruise ship debuts for 2011

Sunday, February 20, 2011

A host of new cruise ships is launching this year, all offering the latest in culinary delights and entertainment options. Here's a look at these floating wonderlands, large and small:

Oceania's Marina

Size: 66,000 tons, 1,250 passengers

Debut: Feb. 5

Destinations: Caribbean, Europe

Starting price per person: $2,199 for 12 days in the Caribbean and Central America

Features: Oceania Cruises' newest and largest ship offers 10 dining venues, including Jacques by celebrity chef Jacques Pepin. Take cooking classes at the Bon Appetit Culinary Center or art classes in the Artists Loft.

Info: , 800-531-5619

Uniworld's SS Antoinette

Size: 164 passengers

Debut: March 27

Destinations: Netherlands, Germany, France and Switzerland along the Rhine River

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