Carnival Elation Passengers Urged to Monitor Website

UPDATE 6PM: Carnival Elation will stay at sea on Thursday (8/30) and return to Mobile, Alabama on Friday (8/31). Please see the revised statement here. The Port of New Orleans shut down on Monday afternoon because of Hurricane Isaac, since then Carnival has issued a statement on their website for passengers on the 8/30 (Thursday) […]

Princess Cruises Names New Ship ‘Regal Princess’

Princess Cruises named their second new-build today, and she shall be called Regal Princess. Due out in June 2014, Regal Princess is the sister to the upcoming 3,600-passenger Royal Princess, boasting many of the same features. “Just as Royal Princess was named after one of our iconic early vessels, Regal Princess also takes a name […]

InnerSea Discoveries/American Safari Cruises Offer Combined Brochure

Strike up the band because you can now get information on InnerSea Discoveries and American Safari Cruises in one place, no more having to plunder through multiple brochures to figure out what un-cruise is right for you. The 72-page brochure details Un-Cruise Adventures in Southeast Alaska, Mexico’s Sea of Cortés, the Hawaiian Islands, Columbia and […]

Man Jumps from Carnival Fascination

(UPDATED 5:00PM) The U.S. Coast Guard and First Coast News in Jacksonville, Florida have reported that a 31-year old male jumped off Carnival Fascination last night just south of Daytona Beach, Florida. A security guard aboard the ship reported that he saw the 31-year-old male jump from the 10th deck into the water, a fall that […]

Puerta Maya Cruise Center in Cozumel Revamps Website

Visitors to Cozumel can now have their finger on the pulse of  the what’s-going-on before they even arrive. The website for the Puerta Maya Cruise Center in Cozumel was recently revamped to show more videos, images and a look at the most popular Caribbean city. The site also includes an up-to-the-minute weather report, lists of […]

Port of New Orleans Shuts Down, No Cruises Affected

The Port of New Orleans shut down at 5pm Monday afternoon to brace for upcoming Hurricane Isaac. The local river pilots ceased operations and the river is closed to all deep draft vessels until the all-clear is given. This port closure is not expected to affect cruise traffic (as of now). Carnival Conquest left on […]

Tropical Storm Isaac Sparks Compensation for Cruise Passengers

With Tropical Storm Isaac well off the coast of South Florida, it comes time to wonder what compensation cruise lines with provide the passengers with. Allure of the Seas’ voyage was extended from a seven-night sailing to a nine-night sailing because Port Everglades was closed. Carnival Valor was also stuck at sea for one extra […]