Disney Cruise Line updates cancellation policy

Effective today, the cancellation fee period will change for cruises 10 days or more and cruises less than 10 days where the embark and debark is a non-U.S. port. The 50% cancellation fee period will now be calculated at 55 days prior to vacation commencement versus 44 days. In 2012, this new policy will impact […]

Royal Caribbean to swap ships in Tampa

Royal Caribbean and the Port of Tampa announced today that the 2,112-passenger Brilliance of the Seas will replace Jewel of the Seas in the 2013-2014 cruise season. Before repositioning to Tampa next May, Brilliance of the seas will go through The Royal Advantage program, giving the ship new Oasis-class features like: an outdoor movie screen, […]

Bestselling authors set sail on world cruise

Bestselling novelists Mary Higgins Clark and Lynne Truss are set to join an eclectic array of prominent guest speakers sailing aboard Silver Whisper’s World Cruise in 2013, an epic 115-day journey from Los Angeles to Fort Lauderdale, departing 5 January. Crossing the equator four times, the World Cruise itinerary will follow the tropical belt to […]

Carnival Corp breaks ground on new cruise center in Dominican Republic

Carnival Corporation & plc. broke ground Monday on the new $65-million dollar Amber Cove Cruise Center in Dominican Republic, expected to open in 2014. The cruise center is located on the Bay of Maimon located near Puerto Plata in the country’s North Coast The new 30-acre facility will offer a host space for local vendors, […]

Cruise Radio interviews PortMiami Director Bill Johnson

We got a chance to interview the Director of PortMiami in Fort Lauderdale during cruise3sixty. He spoke on the excitement of MSC Divina being home-ported in Miami, the safety of the port and growth that PortMiami’s experiencing. Video:   Subscribe to our Cruise News Updates.

River Cruise Line Christens Two Unique Ships In Holland

Recently,  Avalon Waterways unveiled and christened two of what they call “Suite Ships” in Enkhuizen, Holland.  Avalon Visionary and Avalon Vista mark the company’s 2nd and 3rd Suite Ships in just 12 months Staterooms on Avalon’s “Suite Ships” feature a large seating area adjacent to a wall to wall panoramic windowthat when opened transforms the entire […]

Kate plus 8 cruise canceled, lack of interest

The website is taken down and the cruise has been canceled, that’s the word out of the reality TV star Kate Gosselin’s camp. The Kate plus 8 cruise was supposed to depart on Allure of the Seas out of Fort Lauderdale, Florida on August 12, 2012, on a 7-night Western Caribbean itinerary with stops in: […]

Costa Cruises to double capacity in Asian market for 2013

Costa Cruises announced today that they’ll be doubling up their Asian capacity starting in May 2013. Costa Cruises plans to position a second cruise ship in Asia beginning in May 2013. Currently, the line operates the 2,394-guest Costa Victoria in Asia and will start sailing from Shanghai May 18, 2012. Costa Victoria replaces the 1,680-guest […]