Cunard Says ‘I Do’ to Weddings at Sea After 171 Years

October 19, 2011 – Cunard Line, one of the oldest names in passenger shipping operating the youngest fleet at sea, will offer its guests the opportunity to be married on board for the first time in its 171-year history. Beginning Spring 2012, a luxury cruise aboard Queen Mary 2, Queen Victoria and Queen Elizabeth will […]

Costa Cruises deploys new cruise ship to middle east for 2011-12

Italian cruise line Costa Cruises announced today that they’ll put their 3,800-passenger flagship Costa Favolosa in the middle east. First initiated in 2006, Costa Cruises will sail the 2011-12 season with 58 sailings and expected to move 233,000-passengers. A release issued by Costa said, “From Dec. 16, 2011, through April 6, 2012, Costa Favolosa will sail […]

Dominica Debuts Record-Breaking Zip Line Excursion for Cruise Passengers

Cruisers arriving in Dominica can now experience the highest zip line in the Southern Caribbean with Rain Forest Adventures Dominica’s new Gorge Zip Challenge. The new zip line’s biggest thrill is an 840 foot-long line suspended over the 350 foot-drop of Breakfast River Gorge. The six-platform Gorge Zip Challenge serves as Dominica’s largest sustainable tourism […]

Princess Cruises offers diverse West Coast sailing schedule in 2012-13

Princess’ Coastal voyages in the 2012-13 season include: California Coastals: Roundtrip Los Angeles – Sapphire Princess will sail on new departures of a seven-day California Coastal itinerary cruising roundtrip from Los Angeles. Passengers can enjoy an overnight in San Francisco, plus calls in Santa Barbara, Catalina, San Diego, and Ensenada. Sailings depart on October 8 […]

New cruise ship ‘Norwegian Breakaway’ on-sale

Norwegian Breakaway, Norwegian Cruise Line’s newest 4,000-passenger ship went on sale on Monday, October 17, 2011, perfect timing for National Cruise Vacation Week. When launched in 2013, Norwegian Breakaway will sail a seven-night Transatlantic cruise from Southampton, England to NYC. One arriving in NYC, she’ll sail a series of 22 seven-day Bermuda sailings. Prices on […]

Episode: Aboard Allure of the Seas 2011

[smart_track_player url=”″ title=”Allure of the Seas LIVE” artist=”Cruise Radio” ]This week we are aboard Royal Caribbean’s Allure of the Seas and their special red-carpet event of DreamWorks’ upcoming movie Puss in Boots. We’ll also hear from passengers aboard Allure of the Seas, getting their thoughts on the public areas, dining, staterooms, and entertainment. Special thanks […]