Categories Change for Costa Cruises Staterooms

So long to the days of endless stateroom categories on Costa ships. Beginning in December 2012 Costa will have four categories for staterooms – Classic, Premium, Samsara and Suites – offering price points and amenities at every level. “By reducing our cabin categories down to four, we’re hoping to eliminate a lot of the frustration […]

Spa and Fitness Area Revealed for Norwegian Breakaway

More details were revealed today about the upcoming 4,000-guest Norwegian Breakaway’s spa and fitness facility that will span over 23,000 square feet. Offering 22 treatment rooms over 50 services, Norwegian Breakaway’s tranquil two-level Mandara Spa and thermal suite will offer guests the perfect respite and will feature the first-ever salt room at sea. A full […]

Five Resources to Research Shore Excursions

You’ve done it. You’ve booked a cruise; the countdown is officially on — now it’s time to plan your excursions – without breaking the bank. It can be done with the right research. If you’ve sailed before then you know that cruise ship shore excursions can add up. The cruise lines are in the business […]

Carnival Corp. Third Quarter Earnings Released

Carnival Corporation & plc  announced non-GAAP net income of $1.2 billion, or $1.53 diluted earnings per share, for the third quarter of 2012. Carnival Corporation & plc Chairman and CEO Micky Arison noted that third quarter non-GAAP earnings were better than anticipated in the company’s June guidance due primarily to a combination of higher than […]