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Cruise Critic Announces New Virtual Ship Tours and Multimedia Cruise Reviews

EWING, N.J., Sept. 8, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Cruise Critic®, the world's leading cruise reviews site and online cruise community, has announced two new photo products: virtual cruise ship tours – featuring thousands of photographs per ship, through a partnership with photography specialists – and new multimedia cruise reviews, collecting and showcasing photos directly from cruisers as part of the cruise review process. The products aim to give new-to-cruise and seasoned cruisers greater insight to help choose the right ship and prepare for upcoming trips.

Colleen McDaniel, managing editor of Cruise Critic, explained, "The new images bring the ships to life and give a real sense of what it will be like when you step onboard. Our aim is to provide a rich depth of content to help people find and plan the right cruise. Combining Oyster's photography expertise with new cruiser-submitted photos, we're able to deliver the best possible insights to help consumers feel more confident and informed when booking and planning a cruise."

Features of Cruise Critic's new virtual tours include:

  • Easy-to-browse, high-resolution photo libraries of thousands of images per ship
  • Real-life, unaltered photos of every onboard nook and cranny, taken by Oyster's photographers
  • Categorized folders, including:...