Carnival Breeze Preview: Branded Features For All

Some of the features on new Carnival Breeze that debuts in a few days,  were first on Carnival Magic. On sister-ship Carnival Magic, those features proved so popular that they were included in Carnival’s FunShip 2.0 initiative, a $500 million upgrade to existing ships in the fleet.  That’s all part of a branding focus that […]

Striking river pilots keep European cruise port closed

Norway‘s Oslo Fjord pilots joined in a strike by Norway state workers as part of an ongoing pay dispute.  With no one to guide them in to port, ships from Princess Cruises, Star Clippers and Royal Caribbean were diverted to alternative ports Without pilots available, Emerald Princess, Star Flyer and Vision of the Seas were […]

Blake Shelton country cruise on Norwegian Pearl adds more artists

The first ever Blake Shelton and Friends cruise will set sail on board Norwegian Pearl from Miami, October 14, 2012, for a seven-day cruise to the Eastern Caribbean. This cruise offers fans of Blake Shelton, one of the hottest names in country music, the exclusive opportunity to spend a week at sea with their favorite […]

Carnival Magic celebrates first birthday

Happy belated birthday to Carnival Magic! Earlier this month Carnival Magic celebrated its one-year anniversary since entering service on May 1, 2011. Since entering service the 130,000-ton Carnival Magic has given over 170,000 guests “Fun Ship” vacations. To celebrate, nearly 5,400 guest and crew had a deck party with all kinds of festivities (photo right). […]

Lux Cruise Company Adds Up Consumption (INFOGRAPHIC)

When it comes to adding up all it takes for a great luxury cruise, travelers often turn to Luxury Cruise Company (@LuxuryCruiseCo) for advice and booking.  As a result, the people at LuxuryCruiseCo have decades of advice to share about a variety of cruise-related topics. “The size of today’s luxury cruise ships means that they […]

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