American Cruise Lines offer free Alaska shore excursions

Small ship cruise line American Cruise Lines announced today that they are offering complimentary shore excursions on Alaska sailings starting Summer 2012. The seven-night Alaska inside passage tour will sail round-trip from Juneau, sailing to Glacier Bay and Tracy Arm Fjord, and will visit Sitka, Hoonah and Petersburg. Examples of the complimentary shore excursions include: […]

Statement: Costa’s Removal Plan for Costa Concordia

HOLLYWOOD, Fla. (Feb. 2, 2012) — Immediately following the Costa Concordia accident Costa Crociere started working to ensure the least possible environmental impact to the waters surrounding Isola del Giglio and to safeguard the island’s business activities and tourism. From the outset the measures drawn up by the company have been shared with and approved […]

Cruise giant teams up with Spirit Airlines

WILMINGTON, MA, FEBRUARY 2, 2012 – World Travel Holdings, Inc. (WTH), together with Spirit Airlines, today announced the launch of an exclusive partnership to provide Spirit customers with access to an exciting array of cruise vacation experiences.  The new Spirit Cruises, found online at , features discounts of up to 75% and limited-time bonus […]

Princess Blog Hits the Bookshelve​s

SANTA CLARITA, Calif. (February 2, 2012) – The inspirational travel stories featured on Princess Cruises’ award-winning blog “50 Essential Experiences – The Travel Bucket List” have been gathered into a just-published collectors’ book. The beautifully-produced volume takes readers to some of the most fascinating places around the globe, following in the footsteps of some worldly […]

Norwegian Cruise Line hosts largest Super Bowl Party at Sea

Guests sailing with Norwegian Cruise Line on Super Bowl Sunday, February 5, 2012, should remember to pack their jerseys and team paraphernalia because they are invited to join in on the excitement of the big game at the world’s largest Super Bowl party at sea.             This Super Bowl Sunday, guests can transition from a relaxing […]

Episode: Cruise News + Consumer Advocate Chris Elliott 2012

[smart_track_player url=”″ title=”Listener Questions” artist=”Cruise Radio” ]Stewart Chiron the Cruise Guy gives us the information on Costa Concordia and details the reimbursement the passengers received. Disney Cruise Line is going to reposition one of their ships in Miami and we’ll talk about future cruise pricing. Author, journalist, and consumer advocate Chris Elliott joins us to […]