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Viking’s New Program Inspires Us To Discover The World

I’m the type of traveler who loves to dive straight into the cultures and history of the places I visit. Whether it be Shanghai or Istanbul, I don’t want to be a tourist – I...

3 Cruise Line Funnels Explained

Carnival Funnel For the full history behind Carnival’s funnel, skip ahead to 23:28 in my recent interview I conducted with Joe Farcus, the designer of the Carnival funnel. Costa Funnel Costa’s funnel features the colors...

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...

Royal Caribbean Named “Best Cruise Line Overall” for 10th Year

For the 10th consecutive year, Royal Caribbean International was named the Best Cruise Line Overall in the 2012 Travel Weekly Readers Choice Awards. The cruise line also was named the Best in Sales & Service...

Cunard’s Queen Victoria Turns 5

Cunard Line’s Queen Victoria celebrates her fifth anniversary today, as five years ago she departed on her Maiden Voyage from her homeport of Southampton – a day after being named by HRH The Duchess of Cornwall...

Norwegian Launches “The Upgrade Wave” Sale

Norwegian Cruise Line is launching “The Upgrade Wave” sales event today to celebrate the start of Wave Season, the best time of the year to book a cruise. From today through February 28, 2013,...

Special Offer From Ship Mate App: Free Downloads For 48 Hours

For the next 48 hours, you have FREE access to download the the Ship Mate Cruise App (Thursday 11/1 and Friday 11/2) using this link: If you’re not yet familiar with Ship Mate, features of the app include:...

The Cruise Ship Capital of the World: Miami

So with the Miami Heat winning the NBA championship last night, I thought maybe we should talk about Miami, well not exactly Miami, but the Port of Miami. As we all know, the Port...