Holland America gets new VP of Marketing, Mary Beth Wressell

Mary Beth Wressell has been promoted to vice president, marketing communications, for Holland America Line. She is responsible for the line’s overall marketing initiatives, including advertising, social media marketing, e-marketing, the Mariner Society loyalty program and market research. Most recently, Wressell was director, media advertising and e-marketing, where she was tasked with better aligning the […]

Royal Caribbean to deploy second cruise ship to China 2013

Royal Caribbean International announced at a press conference today in Beijing, China that the recently refurbished Mariner of the Seas will head to Asia in June 2013, offering various itineraries from China, Japan, Singapore and Korea. Offering a wide variety of itineraries, ranging from three nights to 12 nights, the move is designed to offer […]

Cruising During Hurricane Season: 3 Quick Tips

Cruise lines make the safety of their guests, crew and vessels their highest priority. Unlike other vacation settings, by virtue of being a completely mobile vacation, cruising allows passengers to continue their vacations by altering itineraries should Mother Nature intervene.  If your cruise is coming up between June and November, you’ll want to know about […]

Reasons To Cruise: To Honor A Family Member

In a timely post to its Inspired to Cruise blog, Princess Cruises has a new story featuring a woman who cruised to honor her father who had recently passed away. In the story, “A Cruise in Honor of My Dad,” Carol Fiol of Lake Worth, Florida, tells how over the years her family kept talking […]

Episode: Shore-side Power + Carnival Conquest 2012 Review

[smart_track_player url=”https://traffic.libsyn.com/cruiseradioshow/EPI141MAY2212Mixdown.mp3″ title=”Carnival Conquest Review” artist=”Cruise Radio” ]This week we are joined by Mike Watts, VP of Marine Development with Cochran Marine. Mike talks to us about shore-side power and how it’s making cruise ports greener, one port at a time. TripInsurance.com is giving away $5,000 for a vacation of your choice — no strings […]