Crystal Cruises Offers Jazz Themed Thanksgiving Sailing

More than a dozen jazz musicians will be aboard Crystal Cruises 922-guest Crystal Symphony’s Thanksgiving cruise this year. Thanks to Jazzdagen Tours, some of the genre’s leading artists from around the globe will headline at least four hours of jazz per day in the ship’s new, posh lounges and theatres.  The line-up, including bassist/vocalist Nicki […]

Carnival Showcases Fun Ship 2.0 Offerings in Big Easy

Over the weekend journalists joined Carnival Cruise Lines as they showcased new concoctions and tasty treats offered on Fun Ship 2.0. Held aboard Carnival Elation at the Julia Street Cruise Terminal in New Orleans, popular Fun Ship 2.0 venues — The Alchemy Bar, RedFrog Pub, BlueIguana Tequila Bar and RedFrog Rum Bar – were created […]

Princess Cruises Reveals Spa Details on Royal Princess + Video

Princess Cruises announced more details today on their upcoming 3,600-passengers Royal Princess. The new Lotus Spa aboard the upcoming ship will be located just off the atrium and offer guests prime relaxation. Lotus Spa will offer: The Enclave – The central feature of Princess’ largest-ever thermal suite is the dramatic hydro-therapy pool to help rejuvenate […]

Luxury Silversea Cruises Just Got Cozier

Guests sailing on luxury Silversea Cruises will now sleep a little better after adding 240-thread count, 100% Egyptian cotton sheets. Included with the new bedding sets collection, guests will also enjoy a memory pillowtop and a dual-side mattress. Ellen Bettridge, Silversea’s president of the Americas, said: “Getting a great night’s sleep is a priority for […]

Another Cruise Line Stands Up to Chair Hogs

We knew it wouldn’t take long for this to catch on and, well it did. Travel Weekly reported that Norwegian Cruise Line has followed suit with stamping out deck chair hogs, this comes a week after the public announcement was made by Carnival Cruises Lines. Under Carnival’s new policy, if a deck chair goes unattended […]

Hurricane Ernesto Lands on Caribbean Cruise Port

Hurricane Ernesto

The 11pm advisory Tuesday night from the National Hurricane Center reported that Hurricane Ernesto made landfall as a category 1 storm near  the small tourist town of Mahahual, Mexico – the area is better known to cruise passengers as Costa Maya, Mexico. It was reported by a local monitoring services that at 12:30am EST, Costa […]