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Viking River To Begin Mississippi Sailings In 2017

Viking River Cruises, the immensely popular river cruise line sailing mainly throughout Europe, will drop anchor along the Mississippi River beginning in 2017. The announcement by Viking came earlier today, confirming rumors of the...

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...

Dave on Allure of the Seas – Day 4 – St. Thomas

This blog was originally written, yesterday, August 8th. Today Dave is in St. Maarten. — Today, I woke up to an ever-approaching island: St. Thomas. From the open seas, I sat on the balcony and watched...

Cruise Sponsored Tour Bus Crashes in St. Martin

Earlier last week, a tour bus carrying 36 passengers from Royal Caribbean’s Freedom of the Seas plunged off the side of a road into a ditch on the Caribbean island of St. Martin after a...

Broadway’s “Rock of Ages” To Headline on Norwegian Breakaway

Norwegian Cruise Line continued its legacy of innovating cruise ship entertainment as it announced that the five-time Tony Award nominated musical ROCK OF AGES will be featured on Norwegian Breakaway, along with two additional Broadway shows:...

Couple Skips Muster Drill, Removed From Cruise

Earlier today, a couple who was sailing on board the SeabournSojourn was disembarked after the wife refused to attend the mandatory muster drill. The couple was traveling on 3 back to back cruises on board the...

Carnival Breaks Ground on New Dominican Republic Cruise Center

 The following is the official press release I received from Carnival Cruises…                 Groundbreaking ceremonies for the Caribbean’s newest destination, the $65 million Amber Cove Cruise Center, were held yesterday...

Norovirus Outbreak on Carnival Freedom

It is now being reported that there is an apparent norovirus outbreak on board Carnival Cruise Lines’ Carnival Freedom. 5:10pm (5/14): Earlier today there were rumors of a death of a passenger as a...

Carnival Spirit Passenger Jumps, Rescued

Yesterday, a passenger on board Carnival Cruise Line’s Carnival Spirit was rescued after he jumped off of the ship into the Pacific Ocean. The Carnival Spirit was on its 4th day of a 15...

Have you seen this bell? Concordia Bell missing.

The Italian Coast Guard has recently reported that the commemorative bell that was located on the Costa Concordia’s bow has gone missing. Apparently it went missing just days ago, and even the mayor of Giligo (the...

1 Dead, Multiple Hospitalized by Mystery Illness on MSC Armonia

It is now being reported that a crew member has died to a currently unknown illness (suspected to be Norovirus or pneumonia) on board the MSC Armonia. The crew member who has died was a waitress on...

New Change to Muster Drill Procedures Worldwide

Starting today, all members of the various cruise organizations (Cruise Lines International Association, European Cruise Council, and the Passenger Shipping Association) will be required to hold their muster drill before the ship sets sail. This new...