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Protests In Labadee Disrupt Royal Caribbean Itineraries

Over the past few days, locals from the island of Haiti have staged protests at Royal Caribbean’s private Caribbean destination, Labadee. The protests, in reaction to recent local elections, have disrupted the schedule of...

MSC Cruises Shows It’s “Not Just Any Cruise” With New Campaign

MSC Cruises, known for their elegant and premium Mediterranean style cruise experience, has unveiled a new brand campaign as it continues to grow its fleet and refine the onboard experience. The new brand campaign,...

Norwegian Delays Opening Of New Private Destination, Harvest Caye

Norwegian Cruise Line’s newest Caribbean destination, Harvest Caye, will be welcoming its first guests later than originally planned. Originally planned to open on February 16, 2016 with the arrival of Norwegian Jade, Norwegian has...

MSC Cruises Announces Plans To Develop Exclusive Bahamian Island

MSC Cruises, a rapidly growing player in the North America cruise market, has announced plans to develop a 95 acre island in the Bahamas, to be exclusively accessed by MSC ships and guests. The...

Viking Ocean Cruises Announces North American & Caribbean Sailings

The cruise industry’s newest cruise line, Viking Ocean Cruises, has announced their first North American and Caribbean sailings. Beginning in September 2016, Viking will launch five new itineraries, calling in ports throughout Canada, the United...

Royal Caribbean’s Liberty of the Seas To Undergo Major Renovation

Prior to arriving in Galveston for her 2016 Caribbean season, Royal Caribbean’s Liberty of the Seas will undergo an extensive renovation, introducing new restaurants and expanded water attractions. The most noticeable onboard change will...

7 Reasons Why Miami Is The Best Embarkation City For Cruises

[tps_header]Miami has long been a popular cruise embarkation port and for good reason. In fact, I can think of 7 good reasons – some serious, some not so serious. Welcome to Miami.[/tps_header] Sailaway Home...

Carnival’s New Amber Cove Welcomes Her First Guests Ashore

Amber Cove, Carnival Corporation’s new Dominican Republic port, welcomed her first guests ashore earlier this week. In the planning stages since 2010, the new port is expected to offer a fresh port for the...

CLIA Celebrates National Plan A Cruise Month By Raffling Off 31 Cruises

National Plan A Cruise Month begins on October 1st in a big way. Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA), the cruise’s industry’s trade association, is asking cruisers to share their Cruise Smile for a chance to...

Celebrity Adds Overnight Calls On Caribbean Itineraries

Beginning January 2016, Celebrity Cruises will roll out an array of new Caribbean itineraries, all offering extended overnights in a variety of ports of call. The new itineraries, 43 in all, will offer guests overnight...

Preparing For A Cruise During Hurricane Season

Summer – it’s the season of sun graphics wearing sunglasses, Floridians retreating to air conditioned rooms, and families heading out to sea for a deserved cruise vacation. Unfortunately, summer also brings warmer waters and...

MSC Cruises Announces New Features & Home For New Ship

During a press conference this past week at Cruise Shipping Miami, executives from MSC Cruises unveiled a number of new and unique features for the upcoming MSC Seaside in addition to her year round home. Beginning...