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2012

Costa Concordia Tragedy – January 13th & 14th Timeline

On January 13, 2012 the tragedy of the Costa Concordia began to unfold around 8:30pm EST. As soon as I was notified of the incident, I began creating a timeline of the events on...

Happy New Year! 2012: Cruise Industry In Review

Well, it’s been quite a year. For the cruise industry, it’s been a year like no other. To help you refresh your memory in preparation for 2013, I have compiled the most popular articles on Cruise...

Disney Cruise Line Prepares for Inaugural Season from Miami (Photos)

Today, Captain Mickey Mouse officially kicked-off the countdown for the arrival of the Disney Wonder to Port Miami  with a Disney-style unveiling of a larger than life banner proclaiming “See You Real Soon.” When...

Mikey’s Cruise Blog: Embarking On A New Adventure

Over the past year and a half, Mikey’s Cruise Blog has experienced a tremendous amount of growth. I have met many amazing people, and have reported on both exciting and saddening cruise new stories....

Ships I Can’t Wait For – New Ships for 2012

So as spring and summer approach quickly, it begins the time period where new cruise ships will be introduced. There will be 17 new ships debuting this year and it will start with Viking River Cruises,...

NCL’s 2013 – 2014 Deployment

Norwegian Cruise Line today announced its summer  deployment for the 2013/2014 season with the addition of a third ship in Alaska.  Norwegian Sun, sailing seven-day open jaw itineraries between Vancouver, British Columbia and Whittier,...

Carnival Spirit turns “Aussie”

G’day everyone! As a lot of people may already know the Carnival Spirit will be leaving her Alaskan itineraries in 2012 to head over to the outback, Australia. Carnival has already announced the itineraries which will...