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6 Features That Make Viking Star’s Staterooms The Best At Sea

A stateroom is a home away from home. Whether you’re sailing for just a few nights or a few weeks, we all like a nice space to relax, rejuvenate, and recharge. Viking Cruises, aligning...

From The Sea: Finding The Beauty Of Sailing

I step out onto my balcony in the middle of the night. Holland America Line’s ms Nieuw Amsterdam quietly plies through the warm waters of the Caribbean Sea. The weather is warm and there...

4 Reasons A Balcony Is A Must For Your Next Cruise

1) The Sights Imagine waking up in the morning to a whale breaching the surface or a tropical port city approaching on the horizon. Yes, while these sights can also be seen through a...

Norwegian Cruise Line Bans Smoking From Balconies

Following the recent revisions to smoking policies by other cruise lines throughout the industry, Norwegian Cruise Line today has announced new changes to its own onboard smoking policy. Effective November 1st, guests will be prohibited...

Carnival Cruise Lines Bans Smoking On Balconies

Beginning in October, guests sailing on any Carnival ship will be prohibited from smoking on any stateroom balconies. The new ban follows recent surveys and feedback, stating the majority of guests would prefer a...

Photos: Cruise Passengers & Terrible Ideas

Over the past week, our friends over at Cruise Fever have been compiling a number of articles displaying cruise passengers and their terrible ideas. Now, with their permission, we here at Cruise Currents would also...

Crew Member Arrested After Assaulting Passenger

Earlier this past weekend, Ketut Pujayasa, a 28 year old Holland America Line crew member, was arrested in Fort Lauderdale after confessing to assaulting and attempting to murder a passenger in her stateroom aboard the...

5 Unique Cruise Ship Balconies

The Juliet Balcony Found only onboard Holland America Line’s ms Eurodam, the category VT stateroom offers guests an arch shaped balcony, perfect for viewing beautiful ocean panoramas. The balcony is similar to the balcony...

Passenger Falls 2 Decks Aboard Norwegian Breakaway

According to a report by the Bermuda Sun, a passenger sailing aboard the Norwegian Breakaway fell two decks from her exterior balcony prior to arriving in Bermuda on Tuesday. According to the report, a...

Smoking On Cruise Ships – A Hot Topic

Smoking on cruise ships is a very “hot” topic in the cruise industry at the moment. The argument over whether smoking should be allowed in certain areas is “igniting” spirits on both sides. Smokers...

Where Can I Smoke Onboard? A Guide To Industry Policies

As the cruise industry begins to update its smoking policies in the interest of their guests, it is sometimes hard to follow which cruise line still allows smoking in certain areas and which does...

MSC Expands Smoke Free Areas For Divina’s Caribbean Sailings

Following a recent wave of cruise line’s altering their onboard smoking policies, MSC Cruises has altered the smoking policies for the MSC Divina’s Caribbean sailings. Here is the full statement from MSC: “Effective November...