Holland America Launches Rail Ships in Seattle

Holland America Line and Seattle’s Sound Transit Light Rail System launched three new commuter “ships” earlier this week.  The trains are wrapped to resemble ms Koningsdam, and will cruise the tracks through April 2017, when the summer cruise season to Alaska begins. A special ribbon-cutting ceremony was held at the University of Washington Station, with Holland […]

Carnival Adds New Port to Bahamas Itineraries

The private Bahamian destination of Princess Cays has been added to the schedule for six different Carnival Cruise Line ships, beginning in May 2017. Where is Princess Cays? Located on the southern tip of the island of Eleuthera, Princess Cays is operated by Carnival’s sister company Princess Cruises and features miles of unspoiled white-sand beaches […]

Norwegian Bliss Will Also Sail Florida

Norwegian Cruise Line has announced that their upcoming purpose-built Alaska ship Norwegian Bliss will be spending the winter in a place a bit warmer. After her inaugural summer season in Alaska, the vessel will set sail for Miami to seasonally homeport in Miami for winter 2018.  Beginning on November 17, 2018, Bliss will operate seven-day eastern Caribbean cruises each […]

Carnival Ecstasy Heads to Dry Dock

Carnival Cruise Line’s 2,056-guest ship Carnival Ecstasy is heading to Grand Bahama Shipyard in Freeport, Bahamas to get a bit of a facelift. In addition to the routine stateroom maintenance and cosmetic enhancements such as new carpets, tile work, and lighting that are typical of a ship’s dry dock, the following will also take place: Guy’s Burger […]