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The Future Of Cruising Is Here

Cruisers – brace yourselves – the future of cruising is here. This past week, Celebrity and Norwegian pulled back the curtain on their future fleet plans, perhaps heralding in a new era of cruise...

6 Cities That Should Be Cruise Ship Home Ports

When I find myself looking through cruise itineraries, most ships depart from the typical ports: Miami, Port Everglades, Port Canaveral, or New York City/Bayonne. Occasionally, I find a few itineraries departing from smaller or...

6 Reasons A Cruise Is The Perfect Vacation For Every Family

So you’re planning the big yearly family trip. You’ve looked over all of the options, taken one too many family votes, sent too many kids to timeout, argued your choice far too long. Let...

8 Reasons An Interior Stateroom Can Be Perfect For Any Cruiser

Interior staterooms make up a huge percentage of the cruise industry’s staterooms, yet they tend to either be looked down upon or simply forgotten. That is not the case here at Cruise Currents. We’ve...

Has “Amazing” Become The Standard For The Cruise Industry?

The cruise ships of today would have stunned those sailing aboard the Prinzessin Victoria Luise in 1900. We’ve come so far in the last century. Gone are the days of traditional class systems, skeet shooting,...

A New View of Cruising

A drone video shot during PONANT’s Adriatic sailing aboard one of its luxury expedition yachts, Le Soléal, has been selected for the first New York City Drone Film Festival. The footage was shot by...

Sailing Into 2015: What’s Coming, What To Expect, What I Wish For

2015 is already well underway and many cruise ships have already set sail on their first sailings for the year. Each year, the cruise industry opens a new book on the world of travel,...

Carnival Grows . . . Again

Carnival Corporation, the world’s largest travel and leisure company, has announced new cruise ship orders for two of its brands with Fincantieri S.p.A., the world’s largest cruise ship building company. The new cruise ships...

7 More Deadly Cruise Sins

As we approach 2015, I thought it would be wise to revisit our popular 7 Deadly Sins Of Cruising article. Since the original article was published back in 2013, I thought it would be easier to...

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...

USCG Begins Unannounced Safety Inspections Aboard Cruise Ships

Earlier this month, the United States Coast Guard (USCG) began conducting unannounced safety inspections aboard cruise ships docking in a number of United States ports. The new inspection program was made public at an...

The Myths of Cruising: Busted

Myth: Cruise ships are claustrophobic. Cruise ships nowadays are built with passenger comfort in mind. Gone are the days of small, cramped public rooms. Nowadays, it’s easy to find large, spacious, multi-deck rooms built with...