Two More Florida-based Carnival Ships Earn Perfect Health Scores

Two more Carnival Cruise Lines ships – Carnival Freedom and Carnival Imagination – both earned 100 percent scores on their recent United States Public Health (USPH) inspections. According to the company, “The unannounced inspections, which are conducted twice each year and required for any cruise ship with an international itinerary calling on a U.S. or […]

Tour Operator in Hawaii Expands to More Cruise Lines

Hawaii’s largest tour and transportation company has expanded its shore excursions program to offer more options and service more cruise lines than ever before. Cruise passengers visiting Hawaii can now book their shore excursions directly with Roberts Hawaii via the company’s new shore excursions website, GoRabbitGo.com. The site includes dozens of Roberts Hawaii’s most popular […]

CEO of CLIA Announces Cruise Industry Blog

The start of August was the start of even more engagement for CLIA (Cruise Line International Association), the largest global cruise line organization, as the CEO launched a Twitter account and a CEO blog. “With such a dynamic, changing industry, CLIA is committed to keeping our members and vacationers informed on every platform possible. I look […]

Cunard Announces Mediterran​ean Sale

Guests looking to plan a luxury cruise vacation in the Mediterranean can do so at significant savings during Cunard Line’s five-day Mediterranean Spotlight Sale, starting 2 August 2012. The special sale will offer savings of up to 60 percent in addition to On Board Credit of up to $300 per stateroom on select 10- and […]

Alaska Offers Exciting New Zip Lines

Thrill seekers now have even more opportunities to enjoy Alaska’s beauty from above with new canopy tours stringing up across the Last Frontier this summer. Click the appropriate link to head to the company’s website. In May 2012, Mica Guide’s Glacier View Adventures opened in the Mat-Su valley, sporting a zipline that soars 200 feet […]

Princess Cruises Launches Social Media Contest

Princess Cruises has launched its first-ever Pinterest contest, asking fans to show “How I Escape Completely” through relaxing images. Using the social “pinboard” site, entrants can create their own boards depicting exactly what “escape completely” means to them. The top five boards will win a Sanctuary Relaxation Kit, complete with a Lotus Spa plush robe, […]

Carnival Glory’s Emerald Room Steakhouse Wins Honor

The Emerald Room Steakhouse on Carnival Glory recently took home an award from the American Culinary Federation (ACF), the largest organization of professional chefs in North America. The 108-seat steakhouse has been in operation since the 110,000-ton Carnival Glory went into service in 2003. The Achievement in Excellence Award recognizes the outstanding cuisine and quality […]

Princess Cruises Details 2013 Europe Schedule

Princess Cruises has just published its Europe cruise brochure for 2013 to help passengers find their best adventure during the season, whether they’re headed to the scenic Baltic Sea, British Isles or the iconic ports of the Mediterranean. Highlighting the program is the launch of the new Royal Princess, which will debut with a schedule […]

Costa Ship Pilots Cruise Waste-Management Project

The Sustainable Cruise waste-management project co-funded by the European Commission through the LIFE+ Program, the European Union’s funding instrument for environmental projects, is under way aboard the 114,500-ton Costa Pacifica. With the 3,780-guest Costa Pacifica serving as the first pilot, this project will focus on reducing three main categories of waste: Cardboard boxes, glass bottles, […]

Norwegian Cruise Line Launches Caribbean Dash Sale

Norwegian Cruise Line is launching a limited time offer this giving guests the opportunity to receive up to $250 (based on cruise length and stateroom category) to spend on board any Caribbean cruise vacation, plus free upgrades fleet-wide on all 2013 and 2014 sailings, when they make a new cruise reservation before Friday, August 3, […]