Hurricane Matthew Keeps Cruise Ships at Sea

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Hurricane Matthew is keeping at least five cruise ships at sea until the strong storm is clear of Florida, Georgia, and South Carolina. The storm, with winds exceeding 100 m.p.h., has already closed Florida’s cruise ports and Charleston, South Carolina. Itinerary Changes Carnival Sensation will remain out to sea an extra day until Port Miami […]

Carnival Names Vista Godmother

Carnival Cruise Line has named the godmother of their newest ship, Carnival Vista.  Miss USA Deshauna Barber, who made history this year when she because the first woman serving in the US military to win Miss USA, has received the special honor. Barber will officially name the 135,500 ton vessel during an onboard ceremony that’s part […]

Norwegian Offers Two Free Amenities During Sale

Norwegian Cruise Line is determined to not let summer slip away for their guests.  They’ve extended their Free at Sea offer, calling it “Norwegian’s Endless Summer.” Now through October 31, guests who book a new three-day or more sailing in an oceanview, balcony, or mini suite stateroom can choose two free amenities from five offers, […]

MSC Introduces New Family Programming

MSC Cruises has announced a new addition to their lineup of family-friendly offerings; a web series called “Kelly and Kloe On Board.”  The new programming will engage younger guests, so that the fun can begin before the cruise, and continue well after disembarkation. Details The “Kelly & Kloe On Board” experience will be rolled out […]

Hurricane Matthew Shuts Down Major Cruise Ports

Starting Tuesday evening, the United States Coast Guard has activated precautions or have start shutting down cruise ports along the southeast coast. Under these circumstances, vessels have to leave the port within four hours of gale force (in excess of 39 mph) winds. Cruise Ports Effected The current information was pulled from the cruise port website’s: […]