Trip Insurance Offers iPhone Insurance signed a partnership agreement with Worth Ave. Group to add insurance for theft or accidental breakage of electronic equipment while traveling, including iPhone insurance. The coverage is sold as an option with all of Trip Insurance’s policies. But it goes further than that, you just don’t have to be on traveling to take advantage […]

Hurricane Sandy Path Affects Cruise Ships

It may be late in the season but that doesn’t stop the hurricanes from barreling through the Caribbean. Hurricane Sandy is the latest storm in the Atlantic posing a threat to cruise itineraries and ports of call with winds of 105 mph. The port of Nassau, Bahamas (photo right) is closed to maritime traffic and […]

Popular Canada Port Reveals Feasibility Study

Could the Canadian cruise port Saint John in New Brunswick become the next homeport of cruise ships? The local government certainly isn’t ruling out that possibility. An investment of $50,000 is being made for a feasibility study. Tourism, Heritage and Culture Minister Trevor Holder, told Radio Canada, “While it is wonderful to have ships visit […]

Tour Company Viator Gives Discounts on 2013 Excursions

As winter looms and wave season sails into high gear, finding the best values on popular shore excursions can be a challenge. But not this year! This spring’s launch of a new site from the team at, the leading resource for researching and booking tours and activities around the world, guaranteed that cruise passengers […]

Infograph: CLIA Vacation Study

Consumers were asked to select their favorite travel destination if their boss were to plan a trip for his or her employees if they met their company goals. Consumers could choose from four options: A trip to a Florida Hotel A trip to the Dominican Republic A trip to Las Vegas A Caribbean cruise While […]

Costa Mediterranea Repositions to Miami

  Costa Cruises is bringing back a taste of Italy to the tropics this winter when Costa Mediterranea repositions to the Caribbean beginning Nov. 20, 2012. The ship is set to sail 10-day cruises that feature six ports of call and cover an expanded area of the region. Costa Mediterranea is replacing sister ship Costa Atlantica, […]

ms Rotterdam Adds Special Pinnacle Grill Dinner

Holland America Line is expanding its culinary offerings with the debut of a new alternative dining option exclusively aboard ms Rotterdam called “Taste of De Librije” featuring the cuisine of Culinary Council member and Michelin Three Star Chef Jonnie Boer. Named after Boer’s restaurant in the Netherlands, the menu will showcase a selection of starters, […]

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