Norwegian Launches Alaska Bonus Days

Norwegian announced Alaska Bonus Days happening today through September 15, allowing guests to get $100 on board credit per stateroom on Alaska sailings. Norwegian Pearl and Norwegian Jewel both sail seasonally in Alaska from Seattle, in 2013 Norwegian Sun will also sail seven-night cruises roundtrip from Vancouver. Fares for these 2013 Alaska sailings start at […] Announces Winner of $5,000 Sweepstakes

Congratulations to Lee Lally of Cincinnati, the winner of’s second “Conquer the World” $5,000 sweepstakes.  Lee plans to go on a second honeymoon with her husband and help send her mother on a trip to Netherlands with the prize. “It always feels good to have someone deserving win our Conquer the World contest,” said […]

MSC Cruises’ Founder Earns Lifetime Achievement Award

MSC Group owner and President Gianluigi Aponte has received the prestigious Cruise International Lifetime Achievement Award. The award, accepted on Aponte’s behalf by Giulio Libutti, managing director MSC Cruises UK and Ireland, was presented at the 2nd Cruise International Awards ceremony, which was held last night in London and attended by leading industry members. Cruise […]

InnerSea Discoveries Wins Two Travel Weekly Awards

Small ship line InnerSea Discoveries, the UN-cruise line, were UN-controllably excited today (their words, not mine) when word got out that they won two Travel Weekly Magellan Awards. The line won a gold award for a promotional video created for its Active Adventures in Alaska and a silver award for its small ship expedition vessels. […]

“Top Chef: The Cruise” Adds More Talent

When Celebrity Constellation sets sail next April for the Top Chef cruise it will have even more talent than initially scheduled. “Top Chef All Stars” winner Richard Blais, “Top Chef Just Desserts” season one winner Yigit Pura, “Top Chef: Texas” winner Paul Qui, and “Fan Favorite” winner Fabio Viviani join hosts Tom Colicchio and Gail […]

Five Things to Do in Acapulco

When you think of Acapulco the first thing that may come to mind is the 1963 Elvis movie Fun in Acapulco. While there is indeed plenty of fun here, this Pacific coastal town also offers a fascinating history and pristine beaches. Here are five recommendations for Acapulco: Cliff Diving. For centuries, the La Quebrada Cliff […]

American Cruise Lines Wraps Successful Alaska Season

American Cruise Line announced this week that their inaugural Alaska season was a success, in fact, so successful it will happen again in 2013. Their 100-guest American Spirit offered multiple roundtrip sailings out of Juneau, Alaska throughout the season. Alaska cruises will resume in 2013 offering guests Inside Passage sailings and seven-night Puget Sound and […]

Carnival Cruise Line Launches Three Day Sale

Carnival Cruise Line launched a three-day sale this week with savings up to $300 per stateroom and a 50 percent reduced deposits on sailings from September 2012 to May 2013. With this promotion guests can save $150 on three to five day cruises and $300 on sailings over six days. Fare code PDO must be […]