American Cruise Lines to christen paddlewheeler in Nashville

Break out the accordion and washboard because American Cruise Lines will christen their new paddlewheeler,  Queen of the Mississippi, in Nashville, Tennessee on Saturday August 25. The godmother of the new 150-guest paddlewheeler will be Phyllis Dale, a nationally-recognized travel agent and small-ship cruise expert. “The christening of Queen of the Mississippi is a meaningful […]

Carnival says arrive early, Republican National Convention in Tampa

If you are driving or flying into Tampa, Florida this weekend to catch Carnival Legend (8/26) or Carnival Paradise (8/25 or 8/30), local authorities are advising to give yourself extra time because of delays and temporary road closures with the Republican National Convention (RNC). A map indicating road closures is available at Cruise ship […]

Norwegian Introduces Freestyle Dining Package

Did Freestyle Dining just get better? Norwegian Cruise Line announced this morning the release of a new specialty dining package – “Signature Trio”—that gives guests the opportunity to purchase three dining venues for $47 per person. For the $47, guests can experience Norwegian’s Steakhouse (normally $25), Italian restaurant (normally $10), and French bistro (normally $20). […]

Two Cruise Lines Buy Maine Lobsters

Another cruise line has decided to support the local Maine economy with buying local lobsters. Congresswoman Chellie Pingree of Maine announced Celebrity Cruises will purchase 3,800 pounds of lobster when Celebrity Summit visits Bar Harbor in September and October. Earlier this month Pingree wrote to cruise ship CEOs, including Celebrity Cruises’ Michael Bayley, urging them […]

Princess Cruises announces Entertainer of the Year sailing

  After a home-run with the first-ever Entertainer of the Year cruise this past April, Princess Cruises scheduled a second on to determine next year’s winner. Guest sailing the Valentines voyage on Crown Princess will get to cast their ballots on the four finalists. “Passengers loved our first Entertainer of the Year competition, especially the […]

Tropical Storm Isaac brewing in Caribbean altering more itineraries

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