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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...

Norwegian Temporarily Suspends Calls In Roatan Following Crew Murder

Following the murder of a crew member on the island of Roatan, Norwegian Cruise Line has temporarily suspended all calls at the island port. On Sunday, April 6th, a Norwegian Pearl crew member was...

The Motion Of The Ocean: Battling Seasickness

Seasickness, otherwise known as motion sickness, can end the enjoyment of your cruise quicker than you might think. For some cruisers, even the slightest motion of the ship can bring on the undesirable symptoms...

4 Revolutionary Cruise Industry Innovations

#1 “Your Time” Dining Originally pioneered by Norwegian Cruise Line as “Freestyle Cruising,” choosing your dining time, table mates, and restaurant have become an important aspect of cruising for many guests. Almost every cruise...

My 5 Cruising Pet Peeves

Cruising is the greatest way to travel, but no cruise is without its minor annoyances. Here’s a list of my top 5 cruising pet peeves in no particular order. While I may notice these...

Costa Cruises Celebrates 65 Years (Video)

Costa Cruises recently celebrated their 65th anniversary, which is a pretty major milestone for a cruise line. Costa is one of the oldest cruise lines sailing and has a very interesting and rich Italian...

Storms Break Carnival Triumph’s Mooring Lines

Yesterday afternoon, the Carnival Triumph’s mooring lines were broken due to violent storms and strong winds moving through Mobile, Alabama. After the lines had been broken, the Carnival Triumph began to float down the...

Cunard Cruisers Don’t Agree With New Dress Code

As you may have seen earlier this week, Cunard recently updated their dress code to make their atmosphere a bit more relaxed. This update will now allow only for 3 formal nights a cruise...

Holland America Line Named Best Overall Cruise Value By World Ocean & Cruise Liner Society

World Ocean & Cruise Liner Society (WOCLS) members named Holland America Line the Best Overall Cruise Value 2012 for the 20th consecutive year in the publication’s annual Best Cruise Value Awards. Holland America Line...

Cruise Industry Forms Global Trade Association

Nine cruise industry associations today announced they have agreed to operate under a common organization with a unified structure to serve as the voice and advocacy leader of the global cruise industry.  The associations are… Cruise...

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...

Cunard Earns Three 2012 Porthole Readers’ Choice Awards

The readers of Porthole Cruise Magazine have spoken, selecting the best in cruise lines, itineraries and services in the 14th annual Readers’ Choice Awards, and their votes made Cunard Line a winner. The magazine’s annual contest asked readers...