Episode: Aboard Viking River Cruises ‘Viking Odin’ 2012

[smart_track_player url=”https://traffic.libsyn.com/cruiseradioshow/EPI133MAR2712Mixdown.mp3″ title=”Aboard Viking Odin” artist=”Cruise Radio” ]This week Doug is broadcasting from Amsterdam aboard Viking River Cruises’ brand new longship, Viking Odin. Many journalists stop by the broadcast this week including CBS News Travel Editor Peter Greenberg, Avid Traveler’s Ralph Grizzle, Fran Golden from Budget Travel, and more! Hear what Viking Odin longship is […]

Bluegrass theme cruise to be held on Norwegian Sky

Sixthman is proud to announce their newest adventure, joining with Mountain Song Productions and Steep Canyon Rangers to fill an entire cruise ship with more than a dozen bluegrass, folk, & acoustic artists. Mountain Song at Sea sails February 1-4, 2013, on the Norwegian Sky from Miami to our own private island in the Bahamas, […]

Oceania Cruises upcoming Riviera completes sea trials

Oceania Cruises’ 1,250-guest Riviera successfully completed sea trials on Tuesday, where she sailed the Mediterranean for three days. During the sea trials the ship yard staff from Fincantieri and marine technicians performed tests including: vessel’s functionality, including speed, maneuverability, hydrodynamics, propulsion and safety systems. “Riviera exceeded all of my expectations. While underway the ship handled […]

Costa Cruises launches high-end Fashion Boutiques on Costa Victoria

Costa Cruises will launch a unique on-board designer boutique concept in Asia May 18, 2012, on board Costa Victoria. As part of Costa’s “Italy at Sea” theme for that market, Costa will be the first line in Asia to offer shipboard designer fashion boutiques selling top brands at duty-free prices. Beginning May 18 the 75,200-ton, […]

Celebrity Cruises announces 2013-14 winter lineup

During the winter season, Celebrity Cruises’ guests will visit 170 ports in 42 countries from 20 different departure ports, while enjoying open and airy onboard spaces with careful attention to detail, luxurious accommodations, fresh and innovative cuisine, and genuine and personalized service. Unique elements of Celebrity’s 2013-14 winter destination offerings will include a 35-night circumnavigation […]

2013 Alaska Un-Cruises Unveiled

With more vessels and itinerary choices in Alaska than any previous year, un-cruise adventure operator InnerSea Discoveries and American Safari Cruises has unveiled 2013 rates and dates for its fleet of expedition vessels and yachts.  New in 2013, a refurbished Safari Legacy joins the fleet of yachts and InnerSea Discoveries schedules three Alaska Unleashed cruises […]

Viking River Cruises: Day 2 + Viking Odin longship christening

Today was the big day. We started by eating breakfast and getting off the ship to walk Amsterdam some more. They city is very well laid out and if very walkable (and cheaper than a cab). The girls went nuts in the shopping venue while I went to Burger King (how international of me, right?). […]