Carnival Fascination Delayed into Jacksonville

After a two week stint in drydock Carnival Fascination is slightly delayed returning back to its year-round homeport of Jacksonville, Florida. The 2,056-guest Carnival Fascination, which sails 4- and 5-night cruises from Jacksonville, was delayed leaving drydock in Freeport, Bahamas on Friday afternoon and experienced a run in with some rough seas, delaying arrival. The […]

Princess Cruises Adds New Pacific and South America Voyages

  Princess Cruises has added several new Exotics cruise options in spring 2014, giving passengers additional vacation choices in the popular destinations of South America and the South Pacific. Options include a new South America grand adventure aboard Crown Princess – the first such voyage for the vessel. In addition, Pacific Princess will add new […]

12 Cruise Tips for Smooth Sailing

By Nancy Schretter Cruisers always have their own personal routines and tips for getting the most out of their sailing experience. I’ve learned from some veterans along the way as well. Here are a few of my favorites: Book family cabins early. If you’re planning to cruise with kids during popular family travel times (holidays, […]

Norwegian Cruise Line Stock Closes Up 31%

By: Sarah Phillips It‘s nothing but smooth sailing for Norwegian Cruise Line after a strong response to its Initial Public Offering on Friday. Priced at $19 when sales started at 10 AM ET, the price moved to almost $26 a share, ending the day at $24.79 – a 31% increase overall. Norwegian, who has a […]