Big Week for the Port of San Diego

The cruise season is officially underway for the Port of San Diego and they had some great visitors kicking off the 2012 season. The following ships called in San Diego this past week: On Thursday, Oct. 4, 2012: Holland America’s Westerdam, 1,900 passengers Holland America’s Zuiderdam, 1,900 passengers Princess Cruises’ Star Princess, 2,500 passengers On […]

Oceania Hosts 10 day Food and Wine Cruise

On October 14, Oceania Cruises will welcome the renowned culinary stars and wine experts from the Myriad Restaurant Group, including founder Drew Nieporent, on Riviera’s 10-day “Bon Appétit Wine & Food Festival” cruise departing Athens to Rome. Myriad operates the famed Tribeca Grill, Nobu New York City, Nobu Fifty Seven, Nobu London, Nobu Next Door, […]

Episode: Listener Questions Oct. 2012 + Cruise News

[smart_track_player url=”″ title=”Listener Questions” artist=”Cruise Radio” ]This week Nancy Schretter from the Family Travel Network is with us answering your listener questions about Nassau, Bahamas; how to find affordable cruises, the best way to use a cruise line roll call, and tips for flying with little ones. Stewart Chiron, The Cruise Guy® stops by with […]

7 Ways to Avoid Boredom while Traveling

You finally have that big trip to Hawaii planned, or the family is getting together for a reunion in Pennsylvania. You’re really excited until you remember that you have to travel there. How will you kill the boredom on your way there? Take a Nap As long as you’re not driving the car, taking a […]

Festiva Showcased in United States Sailboat Show

  Festiva Sailing Vacations is adding three new 2013 Lagoon 450 luxury sailing yachts to its fleet and is exhibiting one of the new eight-passenger vessels at the United States Sailboat Show, Oct. 4-8, at Annapolis, Md. This is the first time Festiva is exhibiting the 450 at a boat show and showcasing its on-board […]

Celebrity Reflection Names Godmothers

Celebrity Cruises named the godmothers of the upcoming 3,030-guest Celebrity Reflection on Thursday, and in a special way. With October being national Breast Cancer awareness month, Celebrity named four employees as the godmothers of Celebrity Reflection who have personally had an impact with breast cancer. The four godmothers are: Jovanka Goronjic – Jovanka joined Celebrity […]

MSC Cruises Gives Complimentary Balcony Upgrades in Caribbean

If you book a cabin on MSC Poesia before October 31, you will receive a complimentary upgrade valued at $220 per person. The MSC Poesia sails roundtrip from Fort Lauderdale and this offer is available on the following sailings: 7-night Christmas in the Caribbean: departs Dec. 21, 2012, calling at Falmouth, Jamaica; Georgetown, Grand Cayman; […]