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Protests In Labadee Disrupt Royal Caribbean Itineraries

Over the past few days, locals from the island of Haiti have staged protests at Royal Caribbean’s private Caribbean destination, Labadee. The protests, in reaction to recent local elections, have disrupted the schedule of...

11 Signs You Are Addicted To Cruising

We’re always told addictions are bad, but I can’t support the idea that an addiction to cruising is remotely bad. Here’s my list of 11 signs that you are definitely addicted to cruising: 1)...

Carnival’s New Amber Cove Welcomes Her First Guests Ashore

Amber Cove, Carnival Corporation’s new Dominican Republic port, welcomed her first guests ashore earlier this week. In the planning stages since 2010, the new port is expected to offer a fresh port for the...

6 Cities That Should Be Cruise Ship Home Ports

When I find myself looking through cruise itineraries, most ships depart from the typical ports: Miami, Port Everglades, Port Canaveral, or New York City/Bayonne. Occasionally, I find a few itineraries departing from smaller or...

MSC Cruises Announces New Features & Home For New Ship

During a press conference this past week at Cruise Shipping Miami, executives from MSC Cruises unveiled a number of new and unique features for the upcoming MSC Seaside in addition to her year round home. Beginning...

4 Simple Ways To Board Your Cruise Ship Faster

[tps_header]The big day is finally here. It’s embarkation day. You’ve counted down the days to your sailing, you’ve made the journey to your embarkation city, you’ve arrived at the terminal, but you’re still not...

PortFolio: Positano, Italy (Naples)

This picturesque town could easily be found gracing the cover of any travel magazine. Located just an hour away from the busy port of Naples, only a few cruisers know of this incredible little...

Port Canaveral Begins Construction On New Terminal

Today, Port Canaveral began construction on a new, multi million dollar cruise terminal located on the south side of the port. The new terminal, named Terminal 1, will be the port’s first terminal to...

Carnival Valor Rescues Sailors In Distress

Earlier this morning, while sailing off the coast of St. Maarten, the Carnival Valor rescued five mariners from a pleasure craft that was sinking in inclement weather. Following the rescue, the five adults were...

Carnival Fascination Delayed By Fog

Carnival’s Carnival Fascination was delayed by several hours due to heavy fog in Jacksonville, the ship’s homeport. According to Carnival’s Senior Cruise Director, John Heald, the port was experiencing zero visibility fog, closing the...

Aruba Poised To Expand Cruise Operations In Oranjestad

The Port Authority of Oranjestad today announced they are ready to begin moving their container port to a separate area of the port, allowing the cruise port to begin expansion for its cruise operations. The...

MSC Divina To The Bahamas – Day 2

We slowly arrived on the Space Coast early in the morning. As we began to dock, the Disney Dream and Carnival Sensation came into view, both docked on a turnaround day. Today would be...