Carnival cruise launches contest just in time for Cinco de Mayo

In time for Cinco de Mayo, Carnival Cruise Line announced the “BlueIguana Cantina Fight For Your Appetite” contest. The contest runs today through May 10 on their Facebook page and invites fans to choose their favorite taco and burrito toppings in a series of head-to-head competitions. The contest is interactive-fun with other Facebook fans and […]

Carnival reveals even more dining options on upcoming Carnival Breeze

When Carnival Breeze sets sail on her inaugural cruise in June, she’ll have a slew of new venues. The line announced today the addition of Bonsai Sushi, a full service sushi restaurant and an open-air BBQ Joint called Fat Jimmy’s C-Side BBQ. Here’s an in-depth look at what each venue will offer: Bonsai Sushi – […]

Cruise Like a Norwegian: Great Stirrup Cay

Today we checked out Norwegian Cruise Lines’ private island, Great Stirrup Cay. The island is located in the Berry islands and has some pretty cool history behind it. Norwegian bought the island from Belcher Oil Company in 1977, making them the first cruise line to have their own private island. The island doubled as an […]

Alaska Dream Cruises to launch second Alaska season

On May 10 the Alaska cruise season will start for Alaska Dream Cruises, an Alaska-native owned small ship cruise line based in southeast Alaska. ADC will sail the inside passage with three new itineraries and renovated 66-and 42-guest ships. Guests can enjoy three, six, eight, 10, 11 and 13-night sailings from Sitka, Juneau and Ketchikan […]

Episode: Broadcast from cruise3sixty 2012

[smart_track_player url=”″ title=”cruise3sixty LIVE” artist=”Cruise Radio” ]This week Doug is in Fort Lauderdale, Florida for Cruise3sixty, an annual cruise industry conference put on by the Cruise Line International Association. Doug and Scott will interview executives from Celebrity Cruises, Royal Caribbean, and Jamaica Tourism. Cruise Guy is back with the weekly cruise news.  

Cruise line courts vegetarians with new menu

Continuing an industry-wide focus on a healthy lifestyle, Holland America Line has introduced a new alternative, vegetarian-only menu, designed by Holland America Line’s award-winning Master Chef Rudi Sodamin.  The extensive 50+ choice menu is extensive but just one part of what they are doing at Holland America. “Many more people are choosing a vegetarian culinary […]