Cruise Ship Fails Recent CDC Inspection, Many Pass

Holland America Line’s ms Veendam recently failed a surprise health inspection, according to the Center of Disease Control’s website. The CDC requires a score of 86 to pass the inspection, the Veendam scored a 77. The 1,350-guests Veendem was cited for infractions in the galley area, buffet area and dish washing area on August 19. […]

Royal Caribbean Wins Innovation Award

Royal Caribbean recently took home an award at the annual InformationWeek 500 Conference for their innovative technology practices. They were also the only cruise line honored in the Hospitality and Travel industry for its guest portal iPad application recently deployed on the 1,804-guest Splendor of the Seas. Through the iPad app and with the touch […]

Sail Away To These Five Pristine Places

Want to escape crowds of tourists and take the road less traveled? You’re not alone. Vacations to unspoiled destinations are increasingly popular. These locations are filled with gorgeous scenery, enticing beaches, tons of wildlife, and lots of opportunities for soft adventure. Some of the world’s most beautiful places are best explored by boat or small cruise ship. These off-the-radar spots are havens […]