Episode: Carnival Breeze 2012 Reveal + Cruise News

[smart_track_player url=”https://traffic.libsyn.com/cruiseradioshow/EPI139May812Mixdown.mp3″ title=”Carnival Breeze Reveal” artist=”Cruise Radio” ]This week we hit Cruise News regarding: Royal Caribbean’s Grandeur of the Seas refurb Keel laid on Norwegian Breakway in German shipyard Princess Cruises putting a ship in SFO year-round Disney Wonder making inaugural run to Hawaii Seattle-Alaska cruise season kicks off Greg Poplewko, Director of Product Development […]

Menu: Bonsai Sushi on Carnival Breeze

Appetizers: $3 each Salmon Tiradito (blue cheese cream, dashi infused citrus tea) Tuna & Mango Tartare  (tama miso sauce, tobiko and cilantro) Wagyu Kakuni (slow braised wagyu short ribs, caramelized onion and teriyaki sauce)   Soup and Salad: $2 each Bonsai Noodle Salad (ginger, sake, cold rice noodles, tomatoes, mushrooms, chilled tomato dressing) Side Salad […]

Princess Cruises details 2013-2014 Exotics and Americas Sailings

Princess Cruises detailed their 2010-14 exotic and America sailings last week. Sailings: Asia & Africa – Two ships will sail to the wonders of Asia and Africa with 17 itineraries that can take passengers to more than 60 destinations. Diamond Princess passengers can explore the best of Asia on a 17-day Grand Asia voyage between […]

Sitka opens dock to large cruise ships

Sitka is prepared to take on large cruise ships with a new deep-water dock completed last summer by locally owned Halibut Point Marine Services. Old Sitka Dock, named for nearby Old Sitka State Historic Site, will allow cruise companies without the ability to tender passengers to shore to call on Sitka. Currently, tender boats are […]

George HW Bush sails transatlantic cruise on Queen Mary 2

The 41st President of the United States, George H.W. Bush, and former First Lady Barbara Bush, joined by their daughter, Dorothy, and granddaughter, Georgia, sailed their first Transatlantic Crossing aboard Cunard Line’s flagship Queen Mary 2 this week.  The seven-day voyage originated in Southampton, England, on 27 April and arrived into New York on Friday. Upon […]

Sweet Suites Top Hot Cruise Promo List

Cruise promotions seem to be happening all the time.  It seems that some cruise line has this itinerary or that ship on sale with bonus amenities, discount prices and other offers all the time.  It gets to where “on sale” doesn’t really mean all that much in many cases but when it comes to top-end […]

Norwegian lays keel for upcoming cruise ship Breakaway

Norwegian Cruise Line executives were in attendance at Meyer Werft shipyard in Papenburg, Germany on Friday as the keel laying ceremony took place for the 4,000-passenger Norwegian Breakaway (photo right). During the ceremony the first block of the ship was brought into the covered building where Norwegian Breakaway will be assembled (ships are pieced together […]