New poll shows hurricanes don’t scare cruisers

A poll announced this week by Cruise Critic, the world’s largest cruise reviews site and cruise community, reveals that 58 percent of cruisers say the threat of hurricanes won’t stop them from cruising, and a further 19 percent haven’t ruled it out entirely. Cruise Critic asked cruisers if they will sail during hurricane season, and […]

MSC cruise ship christening to be streamed live

MSC Cruises will christen the newest ship in the MSC Cruises fleet this weekend in Marseille, Frace and will telecast on the company’s website for all to see. The 3,959-passenger MSC Divina will be christened on Saturday evening by international actress Sophia Loren  in front of thousands tuning in across the world The christening event […]

Orlando Airport Marriott offers Park and Cruise packages

If you’re planning a cruise out of Orlando and looking for a Park and Cruise hotel, another popular chain just opened up another option. Orlando Airport Marriott is now offering a park and cruise option at a reasonable price, without the shuttle transfers to Port Canaveral (only downfall). This package includes overnight accommodations, breakfast for […]

Cunard outlines Diamond Jubilee next month in Southampton

On 5 June 2012, Cunard will bring Her Majesty The Queen’s Diamond Jubilee celebrations to a close with the first-ever Cunard Royal Rendezvous in the fleet’s home port of Southampton, England. Here, Queen Mary 2, Queen Victoria and Queen Elizabeth will approach the port soon after first light, sailing up Southampton Water, with a flotilla […]

Maritime Organization moves forward with Cruise Association recommendations

The Cruise Line International Association (CLIA) announced Thursday that the International Maritime Organization’s (IMO) Maritime Safety Committee incorporated a number of recommendations from the ongoing Cruise Industry Operational Safety Review in its meetings in London, May 16-25. The committee focused attention on passenger ship safety and considered a number of recommendations developed by the Review. […]

Princess Cruises art connoisseur cruises showcase Top Contemporary Artists

Princess Cruises is showcasing some of today’s top contemporary artists and lecturers in a series of special Art Connoisseur Cruises designed for both avid collectors and art newcomers. A wide range of internationally acclaimed artists will join the ship during these cruises, including names such as bas relief sculptor Bill Mack, Russian American contemporary artist […]