Cruise Gratuities Are Going Up Again!

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If you’re booked on a Royal Caribbean cruise and want to save yourself a little money, here’s a bit of advice: Pre-pay your gratuities, pronto! Why? Because the line is upping the daily charge again, and the new rates will apply to any passenger who hasn’t pre-paid their gratuities by April 14th. (Those who do […]

Fathom Dedicates July Voyage to Science and Math

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Fathom has announced that they are dedicating their July 17 Dominican Republic cruise to STEM, or the study of science, technology, engineering, and math.  The cruise line wants to increase interest and build confidence in the topics among young adults and children, who may end up pursuing a career in one or more of those […]

Pride of America Completes Massive Refurbishment

Norwegian’s Pride of America returned to her homeport of Honolulu this Saturday, March 26, as a nearly new ship following a three and half week dry dock where she received ship-wide enhancements, including newly designed public spaces, brand new venues and refreshed décor in all staterooms. This refurb part of a $400 million Norwegian Edge […]

St. Croix To Cruise Lines: Please Come Back!

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Even as new markets such as Cuba are opening up to cruise lines, at least one port is fighting to get ships — not to mention their big-bucks-spending passengers — back. But according to Senator Kenneth Giddens of St. Croix (an unincorporated territory of the United States), things aren’t looking too good for the Caribbean […]