Puerto Rico Gears Up to Break Another Record

For the second time in three years, Puerto Rico is on its way to breaking their cruise passenger record.  The island is the top homeport for cruise ships in the Caribbean, and continues to be a popular destination among the large vessels as well. San Juan is the territory’s leading port, and they’ve just posted […]

Queen Mary 2 Visits Boston After Refit

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Boston’s top instagram dogs Nacho (@NachoDogg) and Bear (@KnoxandBear) were invited onboard Queen Mary 2 to check out the new kennels on the remastered ship when it visited Boston this week. Cunard’s flagship liner sailed into port to debut its large refit, which cost around $132 million.  It features a new modern interior, which takes much inspiration […]

Cruise Line Bans Balcony Smoking

Holland America Line will implement a new smoking policy beginning in January 2017. No smoking of any kind will be permitted on any stateroom verandah. Smoking of cigarettes, cigars and pipes is already not permitted inside any stateroom. Holland America Line details the new policy here. New Policy Dates Effective ms Maasdam January 2, 2017 ms […]

Disney Announces 2017 Holiday Cruise Dates

Disney Cruise Line has announced the dates for their Halloween on the High Seas and Very Merrytime Christmas cruises in 2017.  If you want to read more details on this year’s special holiday sailings, you can read our Halloween cruises article here, and our Christmas cruises article here. Halloween on the High Seas Sail Dates […]

Costa Names Design Team for New Ships

Costa Cruises has chosen the design first that will create the interiors of two new 180,000 ton ships set to be delivered in 2019 and 2021.  Adam Tihany of Tihany Design will serve as creative director overall, and Jeffrey Beers International, Partner Ship Design, and Rockwell Group were chosen to create the interior designs for […]

Episode: Transatlantic Crossing 2016 + Cruise News

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[smart_track_player url=”https://traffic.libsyn.com/cruiseradioshow/EPI400SEPT2916.mp3″ title=”Transatlantic Crossing + Cruise News” artist=”Cruise Radio” social=”true” social_twitter=”true” social_facebook=”true” social_gplus=”true” ]Jason joins us to share his transatlantic crossing experience aboard the Queen Mary 2, which was recently remastered and remodeled to the tune of over $100 million. Hear this detailed and comprehensive review of the Queen Mary 2. Cruise Guy has cruise […]