Costa Debuts New Cooking Experience

Costa Cruises has debuted a new cooking experience that will allow guests an insider peek at tips and tricks with onboard executive chefs.  “Bravo Chef: The Show” will feature onboard chefs preparing Italian regional recipes and international dishes.  It has debuted aboard Costa Pacifica, and will be rolling out to seven more ships in the line’s fleet. […]

Carnival Vista Cruises Begin from Miami

Carnival Vista

PortMiami has officially welcomed Carnival Vista into its cruise ship family.  Carnival’s newest and largest ship arrived there Sunday, launching a year-round schedule of six and eight-day cruises to the Caribbean. To welcome Vista to her new homeport, the ship’s Captain Stefano Battinelli and PortMiami Assistant Director Fred Wong held the traditional maritime plaque exchange before the vessel’s inaugural […]

Breakaway Live Blog, Day 7: The Final Sea Day

As expected, our final sea day started chilly and got progressively colder, driving all but the heartiest of folks inside and making the atrium – often considered the heart of a ship – into the place to be. But before we discuss the day’s events, a confession. Remember how yesterday’s blog ended with me calling it […]

Social Impact Line Fathom Ends Service in Mid 2017

It’s the end of an era for Carnival Corporation’s social impact cruise line, Fathom, as they announced last week that the cruise line would cease operation in the summer of 2017. The cruise line first launched social impact do-good cruises in the Dominican Republic earlier this year, and also opened up the Cuba market to the world […]

MSC Seaside Floated Out

MSC Cruises celebrated the floating out of their newest mega-ship, MSC Seaside late last week at Fincantieri shipyard in Monfalcone.  The new vessel will homeport in Miami in December 2017, and will operate Caribbean cruises year-round. Seaside is the first of a new generation of ships for the cruise line, which are inspired by an elegant condo on the […]

7 Cyber Monday Cruise Deals

Cruise lines are going into full shakedown mode when it comes to competing for your cruise business this Cyber Monday. Although the deals aren’t anything earth shattering, there are some good deals to be found this if you’re planning to book a future cruise. 1. Carnival Cruise Line Offering 50% reduced deposits, $1 upgrades, and […]

Carnival Cyber Monday Deal: Reduced Deposits + $1 Upgrades

Carnival Cruise Line released their Cyber Monday deals. Now through midnight tonight (ET), guests can take advantage of Carnival’s Early Saver Sale with 50 percent reduced deposits, $1 upgrades, and $25 onboard spending credit. This is available on sailings now through April 2019. Early saver rates include up to 20% off and free price protection. […]