Video: Queen of the Mississippi christening in Nashville

Video script – Queen of the Mississippi Christening Nashville, Tennessee – known for Country Music, The Grand Ole Opry,  Blues, the world famous “Broadway honky-tonks” and – after today — home of christening the Mississippi River’s first paddlewheeler in nearly 20 years. American Cruise Lines christened their 150-passenger paddlewheerler Queen of the Mississippi today in […]

Hurricane Isaac Forecast Shuts Down Florida Cruise Ports

(Updated 2:30am EST) All three ports are expected to be given the all-clear on Monday, 8/27. Please read updated article here. The Port of Miami, Port Everglades and the Port of Tampa are all expected to close this weekend and not re-open until the forecasted Hurricane Isaac passes, this according to a statement by Carnival […]

Star Clippers sails to Cuba in 2014

Sailing ship cruise company Star Clippers announced at a press conference on Saturday of their plans to sail limited cruises in Cuba in 2014, aboard the 170-passenger Star Flyer. The line currently plans two repositioning cruises ending or originating at Cienfuegos, Cuba; one six-night cruise round-trip from Cienfuegos, and five seven-night round-trip sailings from Cienfuegos […]