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5 Tips To Maintain Your Workout Schedule While Cruising

I’m a runner. I love a good running trail, an urban jungle to explore, or even a simple running. However, when I’m traveling, which is a good chunk of my time, I can easily fall...

Viking River Cruises Christens Six New Longships

Viking River Cruises, the world’s leader in river cruising, welcomed six new Viking Longships into their fleet this week, following a waterside ceremony in Amsterdam. The six new ships, Viking Rolf, Viking Kadlin, Viking Alruna, Viking Egil, Viking Vilhjalm, and Viking Tialfi,...

Royal Caribbean Partners With World Wildlife Fund To Support Ocean Conservation

Royal Caribbean and World Wildlife Fund (WWF) announced a five year partnership today, aimed at protecting and conserving the ocean environment. The partnerships main goals are to reduce Royal Caribbean’s environmental footprint, educating crew and...

Concerns of Pollution Surround Upcoming Costa Concordia Removal

Preparations for removing the Costa Concordia from the shore of Giglio have been in motion for a number of months. Now, with just over a month before the ship is raised and towed away,...

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...

Viking Star’s Keel Laid

Viking Cruises today announced the keel was laid for its first ocean cruise vessel, Viking Star, marking the next construction phase of the company’s first-ever ocean product. The ceremony took place on Wednesday, December...

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...

Viking Cruises Cuts Steel For Viking Star

Viking Cruises has announced it has cut steel in the construction of its first ocean cruise vessel, Viking Star, marking a major development toward the company’s ocean product. The steel cutting took place at Fincantieri’s Marghera shipyard...

Viking Cruises To Launch Viking Star in 2015 (Video)

Last night at the Beverly Hills Hilton, Viking River Cruises officially rebranded themselves as Viking Cruises as they enter the cruise market with their first ocean going cruise ship in 2015. Viking Cruise’s new ocean going...

3 Reasons To Book A Balcony Stateroom For Your Next Cruise

Nowadays, balconies make up the largest percentage of staterooms aboard the majority of cruise ships. Regardless, there are still cruisers who haven’t upgraded from interior or ocean views to the glorious balcony. For those still on the edge...

Quantum of the Seas Debuts New To Cruise Features

Earlier this morning in New York City, Royal Caribbean officially unveiled their newest ship, Quantum of the Seas. The Quantum of the Seas will feature many new amenities, never before seen or possibly imagined...

MSC Preziosa To Debut Aqua Park & Longest Water Slide At Sea

With less than four months to the official inaugural of its newest vessel, the MSC Preziosa, MSC Cruises is proud to announce the fleet’s latest innovative feature; the Doremi Castle Aqua Park and Vertigo. Doremi Castle Aqua Park (located on MSC Preziosa’s...