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A Hope For The Return Of Cruising To Istanbul, Turkey

It’s a tough time for one of the world’s most amazing cities: another terror attack in the streets prompts travelers to quickly turn their backs and head elsewhere. Istanbul, and on a larger scale...

4 Reasons To Cruise The Mediterranean

While the Caribbean remains the most cruised region of the world, the Mediterranean is close behind, offering a unique cruise experience to travelers each year. Whether you’re planning your first Mediterranean cruise or looking...

Cruising to Martinique

The Martinique Tourism Authority is projecting another strong cruise season in 2015-2016, with a record 22 ships slated to make their first-ever port calls in The Isle of Flowers between October 26, 2015, and...

Four New Ships for CroisiEurope

CroisiEurope has announced the addition of four new ships to its fleet for the 2016-2017 season of cruising the rivers of Europe and Southeast Asia, including two new river ships and two new canal...

Cruise on a Hotel Barge in Europe

An advantage to barge cruising is the chance to get up close and personal with some of the most historic and culturally rich regions in Europe. Think about strolling through the Keukenhof Gardens in...

Nat Geo Orion to Sail Europe in 2016

Lindblad Expeditions-National Geographic will set its course for Europe in 2016, where the National Geographic Orion will spend spring, summer and fall on a curated series of 22 one-week voyages. The itineraries will explore...

MSC Takes Delivery of MSC Preziosa in France

This morning in Saint-Nazaire, France, MSC Preziosa was officially delivered to MSC Cruises at the STX France shipyard. During the traditional flag ceremony, the shipyard’s pennant and the French flag were lowered, accompanied by the French national anthem,...

Royal Caribbean Orders A Third Oasis Class Ship, Option For A Fourth

Royal Caribbean finally put rumors to rest and placed an order today for a third Oasis class cruise ship with a delivery date of mid 2016. Royal also has the option to build a...

Norwegian Opens Summer and Year-Round 2014 Itineraries

Norwegian Cruise Line today announced and opened for sale its 2014 summer and year-round cruises. The deployment includes the line’s newest and most innovative ships Norwegian Breakaway and Norwegian Getaway in their respective homeports...

#MikeyOnMariner – Day 3 – Ajaccio, France

Good evening everyone! It is currently 10:30pm here on board Royal Caribbean’s Mariner of the Seas and we are currently sailing at 20 knots en route to Barcelona, Spain. We will be docking at...

#MikeyOnMariner – Day 2 – Genoa, Italy

Good evening everyone! It is currently 11:08pm here on board the beautiful Mariner of the Seas as we sail towards our next port of call Ajaccio, Corsica, France. We spent the earlier part of...

Fire Onboard River Cruise Ship

It is now being reported that the river cruise ship, MS Gerard Schmitter operated by CroisiEurope, has suffered an electrical fire as it was sailing from Amsterdam to Strasborg, France. The ship was preparing to dock in...