5 Reasons Pokémon Go Isn’t Cruise Friendly

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Unless you’ve been living under a rock for the past week, you know that seemingly half the human race has become obsessed with the Pokémon Go mobile game. And while our friends at Cruise Critic reported that most cruisers probably won’t be able to play the strategy game while at sea, we can’t help thinking that’s probably […]

Costa Launches Easy Online Tool for Guests

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Costa Cruises has launched a new online tool for booked guests, called MyCosta.  It allows travelers to customize their cruises by adding amenities and services to their booking. On the website, guests can book shore excursions, beverage packages, beauty treatments, and photography sessions.  They can also purchase Costa-branded merchandise and wine. It also includes a […]

Carnival Opens New Safety Training Center


Carnival Corporation has opened a brand-new training center, called the Arison Maritime Center.  Bridge and engineering officers responsible for operation and navigation about the company’s ships will go through safety training there.  The new facility cost 75 million euros (or roughly US$83 million), and is located in Almere, just outside of Amsterdam, Netherlands.  The opening was […]

The Emotional Story Behind Norwegian’s Big News


Sometimes, even the biggest and most unexpected news developments have, at their heart, very personal stories behind them. And that has proven to be the case where Norwegian Cruise Line’s announcement that it should soon be sending ships to Cuba was concerned. At the end of 2015, Frank Del Rio, head honcho of Norwegian Cruise […]