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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...

8 Valuable Tips For New Cruisers

[tps_header]Whether you’re preparing for your first sailing or just finding your sea legs, these 8 valuable tips will help you prepare for and truly enjoy your cruise vacation.[/tps_header] #1 Pace Yourself Cruising can be as...

MSC Cruises Suspends All Turkey Visits

Following a horrific terrorist attack in Istanbul, MSC Cruises has opted to cancel all future planned visits to Turkey indefinitely. The decision comes just over a week after a member of Daesh detonated an...

6 Cruise Ship Stateroom Booking Tips

So you’ve found the right cruise. You love the itinerary, the ship, and the ports look fantastic. Now, it’s time to choose a stateroom – perhaps the most important decision for your cruise. Not...

Tropical Storm Cristobal – Cruise Itinerary Impacts & Diversions

Storm Information Category: Tropical Storm /// Winds: 60 MPH /// Direction: NNE at 2 MPH /// Ports/Areas At Risk: Atlantic Ocean, Bermuda Cruise Impacts & Diversions (9) Carnival Cruise Lines /// Carnival Liberty The Carnival Liberty will sail her current itinerary in reverse. Carnival Cruise Lines /// Carnival Pride Date Scheduled...

Norwegian Schedules 16 Calls At New Banana Coast

Norwegian Cruise Line has scheduled 16 calls at the new Banana Coast port, located near Trujillo, Honduras. The 16 calls, which are scheduled between October 2014 and April 2015, will be scheduled on western Caribbean...

Celebrity Announces Final Season for Century

After much speculation and rumors, the oldest ship in Celebrity’s fleet, the 19 year old Celebrity Century, will be leaving the fleet in April 2015. Celebrity announced today that they will be planning a...

Two Ships Arrive In New Home Ports Over Weekend

Earlier this weekend, Royal Caribbean’s Brilliance of the Seas and Carnival’s Carnival Sunshine both arrived in their new home ports. Brilliance of the Seas arrived in Tampa, Florida on Saturday the 16th, setting sail...

Holland America Line Cancels Noordam’s Israeli Ports Of Call

Due to increasing tension in the Middle East, especially along the eastern Mediterranean shores, Holland America Line has cancelled the Israeli city calls for the Noordam’s current voyage. Holland America Line cites a potential...

Holland America Launches New Baltic Itinerary

Beginning next year, Holland America Line will offer guests a new itinerary sailing through the Baltic Sea. The new 12 night itinerary will sail roundtrip from Copenhagen aboard the ms Eurodam. During her sailing,...

Disney Magic Hosts First Call Ceremony In Venice

The Disney Magic arrives today in Venice, Italy where Captain Robert Olmer and shipboard officers are hosting local port officials and community leaders onboard for a traditional maritime plaque exchange ceremony. This event symbolizes...

Quantum of the Seas Itineraries Revealed

When the Quantum of the Seas sets sail from Bayonne, New Jersey in 2014, she will setting sail on a variety of Bahamian and Caribbean itineraries ranging from 7 to 12 nights in length....