Cruise Boss Tells Guests to Pay Up

One thing you can’t say about Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd. President and CEO Frank Del Rio? That he’s one of those guys who only tells people what they want to hear. Proof positive? During his recent interview with Travel Weekly, the NCL boss made it clear that would-be passengers shouldn’t necessarily count on bargains […]

Should Cruise Ship Pools Have Lifeguards?

It is every parent’s worse nightmare, and it happened at the worst possible time of year. But this week, an 8-year-old child drowned on board Royal Caribbean’s Liberty Of The Seas. And as happens every time such a tragedy occurs on the high seas, the incident has stirred up one of the most controversial and […]

Episode: Carnival Journeys Cruise 2015

[smart_track_player url=”″ title=”Carnival Journeys Cruise” artist=”Cruise Radio” social=”true” social_twitter=”true” social_facebook=”true” social_gplus=”true” ]We just returned from a 10-night sailing aboard Carnival Sunshine. This was a special Carnival Journeys sailing that gave a longer itinerary without the beaten path ports of call and programming that was unique to 1987 – like throwback sea days with captain cocktail […]

Carnival Sunshine Makes Inaugural Call in Martinique

Carnival’s extremely popular “new” ship, Carnival Sunshine, made her inaugural call in the port of Martinique recently while on a 10-night Carnival Journeys cruise from San Juan, Puerto Rico to Port Canaveral. Martinique, a Caribbean region of France, is just starting to see more cruise traffic again after years of being on the decline. Improved port infrastructure, […]

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