New Cruise Ship Ordered for Norwegian

Norwegian Cruise Line announced today that it has confirmed an order for a second “Breakaway Plus” cruise ship with MEYER WERFT GMBH of Papenburg, Germany for delivery in spring 2017.  Along with the first Breakaway Plus ship, which is scheduled for delivery in October 2015, these two new vessels will be the largest in the […]

Study Shows It’s a Cruise Economy

The North American cruise industry continued to be a substantial contributor to the U.S. economy in 2012 according to an independent study commissioned by Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA). The study shows that CLIA’s 26 North American member lines and their passengers and crew contributed over $42 billion in total U.S. economic impact, a 4.6 […]

Episode: Grandeur of the Seas 2013 Review + Cruise News

[smart_track_player url=”″ title=”Grandeur of the Seas Review” artist=”Cruise Radio” ]Nancy Schretter from the Family Travel Network talks about her recent sailing aboard Royal Caribbean’s Grandeur of the Seas. The ship recently underwent a six week dry dock after a fire onboard in late May. Stewart Chiron, The Cruise Guy® stops by with Cruise News: Carnival […]

American Cruise Lines’ Holiday Cruises

American Cruise Lines recently announced the details and events of its 2013 holiday cruises. Brand new Christmas and New Year’s Eve cruises will offer festive onboard and onshore activities that showcase the beautiful regions cruised as well as the spirit of the holidays. Southern Christmas – Offered on Historic South & Golden Isles Cruises, December 21 Events Oyster […]

6 Things to Pack For a Trip to Europe

By Sarah Phillips My normal packing list is actually pretty thorough. I don’t like to forget anything, but I also don’t like to over pack (trust me – lugging a suitcase around Venice will cure that in no time).  When I do pack though, I’ve got a few items that are absolute must-haves for Europe, […]

Video: Carnival Sunshine Promo #CCLSunshine

As we get ready to head to Europe for Carnival Sunshine, we’d like to tell you how you can follow along with us. Follow #CCLSunshine on Twitter, Instagram, Facebook and Pinterest. If this came to your email you’re all set , if not, subscribe to our cruise updates here. Video:   Related articles Carnival Sunshine […]

Sale: Princess Cruises’ Balcony Bonanza

With Princess Cruises’ Balcony Bonanza Sale, passengers can treat themselves to the luxury of a balcony stateroom with a free upgrade. Through July 24, select cruise vacations feature balconies at the same price as oceanview staterooms, giving travelers an incentive to enjoy these favorite shipboard accommodations. The sale features departures to some of the most […]

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