Fathom Arrives in Cuba for the First Time

Fathom has officially sailed for the very first time into Cuba – Havana to be exact.  This is the first time in over 50 years that a US cruise line has sailed from here to Cuba, so it’s a pretty exciting day.  This is also the first time in decades that Cuban-born individuals have been […]

Cruise Lifeguard Lawsuit Sparks Debate

It is one of the most hotly-debated topics among cruisers, and it is heating up again thanks to a lawsuit filed last week: Should cruise lines be required to hire lifeguards for their pools? The Basis of the Suit The Miami New Times reports that maritime attorney Michael Winkleman has filed a lawsuit against Norwegian Cruise […]

Royal Caribbean Now Has Fastest Internet at Sea

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Starting today, Royal Caribbean has officially put the fastest internet at sea, VOOM, onto their entire fleet of 24 ships.  This high-speed wifi capability means that guests will have the ability to connect to their social media accounts, browse the web, and even stream music and videos on their internet-accessible devices. The enhancements to the […]

Packing for Your Fathom Adventure

By Amadeus After reading 5 Things You Need to Know about Fathom, we hope you were inspired to book your own social impact cruise. When you do, here are a few tips for packing for this unique experience. As mentioned in the “5 Things” article, this ain’t your grandma’s cruise. You’ll be doing much more than […]

Boston Cruise Season Kicks Off

The arrival of Holland America’s ms Veendam kicked off Boston’s 2016 cruise season last week, which runs through November. 70 percent of travelers taking a Canada/New England cruise from Cruiseport Boston travel there by air, while approximately 95 percent who take a Bermuda cruise or a re-positioning cruise to the Caribbean live within a five-hour drive […]

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