Fun For Families On the Carnival Sunshine #CCLSunshine

By Nancy Schretter The Carnival Sunshine’s massive $155 million renovation has turned the ship into a major playground for families. There’s something for every age group and interest onboard this ship. That kind of diversity is particularly important for parents in choosing a venue for their next family or multigenerational vacation. Here are five features […]

Cell Phone on a Cruise Ship, 5 Things You Should Know

Depending on what generation you ask, some will say keeping your phone with you on a cruise is forbidden or welcomed. A lot of us use our phones for cameras and videos on our cruise. While there is nothing wrong with carrying your phone around on your cruise – be smart – don’t get caught […]

Celebrity Cruises, There’s An App For That!

English may be the universal language, but to feel truly immersed in the culture and vibe of a local destination, there’s nothing quite as authentic as speaking like the locals do. So, modern luxury line Celebrity Cruises – with vacations visiting all seven continents, and a focus on enhancing the destination experience for its guests […]

Three Oceania Ships to Undergo Refurb in 2014

  Oceania Cruises announced Monday that Regatta, Insignia and Nautica, its trio of award-winning R-Class ships, will undergo a significant transformation starting early next year in the largest refurbishment program in the company’s history. The ships will receive a $50 million upgrade in a six-week timeframe that includes the refurbishment of suites, staterooms and select public […]

Cruise Port Hotels Offer Discount

If you’re cruising from one of the cruise ports that Red Roof Inn is located, you may be able to take advantage of their discounted snooze and cruise package. Cruisers who book with the hotel chain can receive 20-percent off when doing a pre- or post-cruise stay during their vacation. Cruise port hotels that are […]

Episode: Cruise Port Safety 2013 + Cruise News

[smart_track_player url=”″ title=”Cruise Port Safety” artist=”Cruise Radio” ]Nancy Schretter from the Family Travel Network joins us with information on cruise port safety – especially against pickpockets! We have a travel insurance question about travel strikes in Europe. Stewart Chiron, The Cruise Guy® stops by with Cruise News: Carnival Legend is heading to Australia next year with […]