Carnival Vista Countdown, Day 17: Those ‘Sensational Showers!’

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As we continue our special look at the exciting features awaiting folks lucky enough to sail upon the Carnival Vista when she hits the high seas beginning May 1, today we’re asking the age old question: When is a shower not (just) a shower? And while passengers staying in suites will no doubt be thrilled […]

Did Carnival’s Big Secret Get Leaked?

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You know what they say: You really shouldn’t believe everything you read on the internet. (Unless, of course, you read it here!) That being the case, you should probably take what we’re about to tell you with a grain of salt. But if Wikipedia is to be believed, we might just know the name of […]

Princess Reveals 8th Wonder of the World

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Princess Cruises and Condé Nast Traveler are pleased to introduce the “8th Cruise Wonder of the World,” the Grand Canal of Venice.  Guests voted on their favorite destination to visit by cruise ship, to be added to last year’s “7 Cruise Wonders of the World,” and it seems that Venice took the cake. With over 38,000 submissions, […]

Anthem of the Seas to Stay in Cape Liberty

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Royal Caribbean has announced their 2017 itineraries to the Caribbean, Bermuda, and Canada, and there’s good news for travelers who hail from the northeast.  The cruise line will be offering expanded Caribbean itineraries from the north, with Rhapsody of the Seas joining Anthem of the Seas in Cape Liberty, New Jersey, making it the first time Royal Caribbean […]

Carnival Vista Ready for Delivery


Carnival Vista has officially completed a couple weeks of sea trials and is ready to start bringing aboard staff and crew for their May 1 inaugural sailing. Currently in the final stages of construction at Italy’s Fincantieri shipyard, the 3,954-passenger vessel had a full contingent of officers, technicians and engineers on board who thoroughly tested […]

Carnival Vista Countdown, Day 18: Beer

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As we continue our countdown to the May 1 launch of the Carnival Vista, today we’re looking at a new twist to a familiar favorite, the Red Frog Pub and Brewery. Because after all, who doesn’t like beer? The brewpub will appear much like the RedFrog Pub that already exists on many Fun Ship 2.0 […]