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Holland America Line Marks $4.5 Million Milestone For Cancer Support

Holland America Line’s On Deck For A Cause onboard program is celebrating a significant milestone for World Cancer Day, which was celebrated on February 4. The onboard program, which spans the entire Holland America...

Combating Post Cruise Depression (PCD)

It’s an affliction suffered by cruisers everywhere. It can quiver even the stiffest upper lip. It can throw your world into a tailspin. It’s Post Cruise Depression. While not recognized by any legitimate medical...

Queen Mary 2 Aids Hopeful Record Setting Sailor

Cunard’s Queen Mary 2 aided Mylène Paquette, a Canadian rower attempting to become the first North American woman to row solo across the Atlantic, earlier today. Yesterday, the Queen Mary 2 received a call...

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...

Carnival Donates $3 Million To St. Judes, Pledges More

After achieving a goal of raising $3 million for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital over a three-year period with their Care to Play: Carnival for St. Jude Kids campaign, Carnival Cruise Lines has expanded upon its...

Carnival Creates Interactive Help Page On Facebook

Carnival Cruise Lines has launched a new tab on their Facebook page to help address the concerns of cruisers as well as share news and updates of the cruise line. The new tab, dubbed...

Carnival Corporation & plc Donates $2 Million To Aid Hurricane Sandy Victims

Carnival Corporation & plc is donating $2 million to aid the victims of Hurricane Sandy that struck the U.S. Mid-Atlantic and Northeast regions, and devastated New Jersey and New York. The funds are earmarked...

P&O Oriana Passengers Plan To Stage Protest During Debarkation

Around 400 passengers onboard P&O’s Oriana are planning to stage a protest this morning during debarkation. This protest  is apparently a response to the quarantine of about 400 guests onboard who have reportedly contracted norovirus. The passengers are planning to...

Celebrity Reflection Christened – Meet the Godmothers

Celebrity Cruise’s newest ship, the Celebrity Reflection, was christened this past Saturday in Miami, Florida – the Reflection’s new homeport. The Reflection had just completed a transatlantic cruise a day earlier and was christened...

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....

Upcoming & Future Ship Tours

Good morning everybody! As you may know, I have two upcoming ship tours on December 27th and the 28th. I have yet to announce what ships I will be touring and where, but I...

5 Tips You Need To Know For Getting Ready For Your Cruise

The few weeks and days before your cruise can be a hectic time. You’re trying to organize your entire cruise while also dealing with the realities of your non-cruise life. So, to help you...