Construction Begins on MSC Bellissima

MSC Cruises held a steel cutting ceremony at STX France earlier this week to mark the beginning of construction on their new ship, MSC Bellissima.  The vessel is the second of the Meraviglia generation, which will enter service in 2019.  Part of MSC’s goal to triple capacity over the next ten years, Bellissima is the fourth of 11 ships […]

Question: Why Take a Repositioning Cruise?

norwegian dawn

Why would I take a repositioning cruise? Because there isn’t big demand for cruising Norway in January, your ship that spent the summer in Scandinavia might find more profitable waters in the eastern Caribbean during the colder months. Alaskan cruise liners might winter in San Diego, a base from which to explore the Mexican Riviera […]

The Video Every Parent Cruising with Teens Needs to See

As cruisers, we’re all used to the antics of children. They’ll get in an elevator and push all the buttons so you wind up stopping at every floor, or they’ll use their grubby little hands to grab at items on the buffet. But the “kids” we’re talking about today are old enough to know better… […]

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