Celebrity Cruises Introduces Wine Blending at Sea

Celebrity Cruises is now getting in on the relatively new craze for cruise ship activities: wine blending. Guests aboard the cruise line’s entire fleet of ships will be able to become a vintner for a day with Blendtique wine blending.  It’s a course that allows guests to mix various types of wine to create a […]

MSC Cruises Announces New Ship Name

MSC Cruises celebrated the float out today of their new next-generation ship, MSC Meraviglia, which will debut this coming June.  The cruise line held a ceremony for the event, and also for another reason: they’ve announced the name of the second Meraviglia-class ship: MSC Bellissima.  The vessel will enter service in spring 2019. “We are so pleased to be […]

Costa Ship Sets Sail on World Cruise

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Costa Cruises’ Costa Luminosa has departed Savona, Italy today for a 98-day Round-the-World cruise.  The voyage will visit five continents, sail three oceans, and stop in 34 ports. Over 1,400 guests are aboard the small vessel, which is only 90,000 gross tons.  For world voyages like these, smaller ships with fewer passengers tend to work best.  200 […]

6 Trends That Are Happening In Cruising Today

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To celebrate their 100,000th review, cruiseline.com has dug deep into their data and found these six trends among cruisers nowadays. 1. First Time is Best The company’s data shows that first-time cruisers are, on average, ten percent more satisfied with their experience than guests who have sailed multiple times. They boil the reason down to this: […]

Episode: Celebrity Reflection 2016 Review + Cruise News

[smart_track_player url=”https://traffic.libsyn.com/cruiseradioshow/EPI396SEPT0116.mp3″ title=”Celebrity Reflection Review + Cruise News” artist=”Cruise Radio” social=”true” social_twitter=”true” social_facebook=”true” social_gplus=”true” ]On this episode, we hear about Celebrity Cruises’ Celebrity Reflection. Hear a comprehensive bow to stern review of the ship, stateroom, dining, and ports on this Mediterranean cruise. Cruise News: Carnival Imagination refurbishment Royal Caribbean extends Empress again through spring 2017 Carnival […]

Carnival Triumph Review

Carnival Triumph Review Itinerary: A 5-night western Caribbean sailing roundtrip from Galveston Reviewer: Nelson Traveling with: His wife and three kids, including a baby Stateroom Type: A grand suite Embarkation: Since they were staying in a grand suite, they had priority boarding and it took “less than 20 minutes. It went extremely fast.” First Impressions of the Ship: Nelson noted […]