Menu: The Taste Bar – Carnival’s new complimentary appetizer program

Carnival’s newest casual dining option, The Taste Bar, is being introduced on Carnival Miracle with fleetwide implementation expected to be completed by summer 2013.  The Taste Bar features complimentary bite-size offerings inspired by the newest and most popular “Fun Ship 2.0” dining venues, along with a signature cocktail tied to that eatery’s particular theme available […]

Carnival Cruise ship rolls into NYC with added ‘Fun Ship 2.0’ enhancements

Carnival Miracle sailed into New York harbor today with some first-time ‘Fun Ship 2.0′ enhancements: The Taste Bar, Punchliner Comedy Club presented by George Lopez, and Punchliner Comedy Brunch. Details on enhancements: The Taste Bar is Carnival’s newest casual dining option and is expected to be rolled out fleetwide by summer 2013. Guests can enjoy […]

Queen Mary 2: Transatlantic Cruises Infographic

With major refurbishments throughout, Cunard Line’s flagship Queen Mary 2 is set to sail her eighth Transatlantic cruise season beginning May 2012.  This year she will sail 19 classic seven-day Crossings between New York and Southampton, and six nine-day extended voyages between New York and Hamburg. See the full Transatlantic Cruises Infographic here. Source: Cunard […]

Carnival Miracle begins cruise season from New York City today

The 2,124-passenger Carnival Miracle begins service from New York City today, giving guests a chance to check out the Big Apple before embarking on an eight-night voyage. Carnival Miracle is offering three unique eight-night itineraries on a rotating basis: Eastern Caribbean departures to San Juan, St. Thomas and Grand Turk. Bahamas departures with their private […]

Trip Cancellation, Trip Interruption and Travel Delay – What’s the Difference?

This article was contributed by ceo of Trip Insurance, Dan Skilken. One of the questions we are frequently asked is what is the difference between trip interruption, travel delay coverage, and trip cancellation insurance? The answer is simple, but the nuances are important. The brief explanation is that trip cancellation covers you in the event […]

Jamaica shows record tourism year for 2011+ Falmouth video

Visitor counts hit record numbers in 2011 on the popular Caribbean island of Jamaica. Visitors by air and cruise ships hit the 3.07-million mark, up over eight percent from 2010. These numbers are according to the December 2011 Monthly Statistical Report put out by the Jamaica Tourist Board. According to island newspaper Jamaica Gleaner, the recently […]