Arthur Frommer

January 9, 2011 12:00 AM

Arthur Frommer: On fake villages, high oil prices and a stronger dollar

Because the fake village at Falmouth, Jamaica, will not be completed until April 2011, Royal Caribbean Cruiseline has substituted the fake village of Costa Maya in Mexico (not a real town but an artificial, recently constructed shopping mall) for what would have been a stop at the fake village of Falmouth in February and March by Royal Caribbean's much-touted Oasis of the Seas cruiseship and its new sister vessel, the Allure of the Seas.

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