Carnival Makes Good On A Bad Situation

Nobody wants their cruise to be cancelled, but sometimes… things happen. It’s why we always recommend travelers to pick up trip insurance, and it’s also why we like being able to report when cruise lines do everything in their power to make things right when a situation goes south. This week, that was the case […]

Carnival, Princess, and Holland America Add ‘Do Good’ Excursions

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Carnival Corporation has announced some exciting news for any of their ships that stop in Amber Cove in the Dominican Republic. Starting Now Beginning in November, guests sailing on the six Carnival Corporation brands to Amber Cove (not counting Fathom), will be able to purchase a social impact excursion – one of the same ones […]

Princess Cruises Partners With French Chef

Princess Cruises has announced a new partnership with three-Michelin star Chef Emmanuel Renaut.  The partnership will produce the cruise line’s next specialty restaurant concept, called ‘La Mer – A French Bistro by Emmanuel Renaut’, which will debut aboard Majestic Princess when the ship launches next year. Emmanuel Renaut is the Executive Chef of three Michelin star restaurant […]

Norwegian Bliss Officially Under Construction

Norwegian Cruise Line has officially cut the first piece of steel for their newest ship, purpose-built for Alaska – Norwegian Bliss. Norwegian and Meyer Werft executives gathered at the shipyard’s laser center in Papenburg, Germany on October 28 to mark the official beginning of construction.  In the photo below, Norwegian CEO and president Frank Del Rio […]