Princess Cruises announces Memorial Day sale

Princess Cruises is marking Memorial Day with a six-day sale offering cruise deals on sailings departing from U.S. shores. The May 24-29 sale features savings of up to $1,000 per stateroom, plus an onboard credit of up to $100. More than 80 cruises to the Caribbean, Hawaii, Panama Canal, Mexico, Canada & New England, and […]

Shanghai Home Port For New Costa Cruise Ship

Costa Cruises launched new Costa Victoria at Shanghai Wusongkou International Cruise Terminal this week with renowned fashion designer Mary Ma serving as the ship’s godmother.  Shanghai will be the homeport for Costa Victoria, which will provide 33 itineraries a year, making Costa Cruises the biggest international operator at the terminal. “We are thrilled to see […]

Costa Maya cruise port gets new medical clinic

The Western Caribbean cruise port of Costa Maya now has a medical clinic for cruise ships. The recently built Costa Maya Medical Clinic is a joint venture between Costamed Group and AirEvac International, located adjacent to the cruise port. The clinic offers services around-the-clock to cruise ship passengers, crew and the local population. The clinic […]

Dutch journalists document Costa Concordia cruise salvage

Every since Costa Concordia sunk of the Tuscan Coast this past January, residents of the island of Giglio and around the world have been wondering when the salvage operation would begin. This past Friday Costa Cruises announced they’ll be teaming up with salvage companies Titan/Micoperi to float and remove the ship that sits only 30’ […]

Where Do Misplaced Bags Go to Die?

Okay, a show of hands. How many of you have lost your luggage on a plane trip? Usually lost luggage finds its way back to its owner, eventually. Assuming you are in one location for a while and the airline has routed your bag to approximately the right neighborhood, the chances are that the airline […]

Tips for cruising in 2012

For those who have never cruised – cruising abounds with myths and hearsay. Over 50’s travel and review site, Silver Travel Advisor, has come up with its top 10 tips to make the transition from shore to ship and easy one, and a further ten tips to dispel some of the myths surrounding cruising. Top […]