Portugal River Cruise Photo Tour: ms Miguel Torga

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Built in 2016, the ms Miguel Torga is the fifth river ship to join CroisiEurope’s Douro River fleet. The This Portugal river cruise ship was christened on March 30, 2017, and will spend her season sailing seven-and eight-night river cruises throughout the Douro River in Portugal. The ship is 262 feet long, 37 feet wide […]

Top 9 Royal Caribbean Restaurants

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By Don Bucolo Not sure where to dine on your next Royal Caribbean cruise? Each ship offers a variety of different dining options, with some ships serving up additional specialty restaurants or unique venues. To help you get started, we have a look at the top 9 Royal Caribbean restaurants. Top 9 Royal Caribbean Restaurants  1. […]

Norwegian Cruise Line Ship Gets New Dining Venues

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Norwegian Cruise Line’s ship Norwegian Jade sailed into her seasonal homeport of Tampa as an essentially new vessel this morning, following a three-week extensive dry dock.  The enhancements come just in time for her summer season; the brand’s first every complete season sailing from Hamburg, Germany to the Norwegian Fjords, with embarkation also available in the United […]

Norwegian Expands Casino At Sea Program

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If you’re a gambler who takes part in Norwegian Cruise Line’s popular Casino At Sea program, you’re going to probably like what they announced this week. Because now, the program is expanding to include Norwegian’s other brands, Regent Seven Seas and Oceania. What This Means With the relaunch of the new and improved Casinos At […]

CroisiEurope Christens Fifth Portugal River Cruise Ship

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At a dockside ceremony in Porto, Portugal, CroisiEurope blessed and christened their fifth Douro River cruise ship, the 132-guest ms Miguel Torga. The ship’s name pays homage to Miguel Torga, one of Portugal’s most influential writers of the 20th century. A family owned company, the Schmitter family inaugurated the ship. Following with maritime tradition, Ms. Isabel […]

Holland America President Honored by StreetWise Partners

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Holland America Line’s president Orlando Ashford was named the 2017 StreetWise Champion at a 20th anniversary celebration breakfast earlier this week.  During the event in New York City, Ashford was recognized for his commitment to working with low-income individuals in underserved areas to develop their workplace skills and realize their career potential. The event brought […]

Does This Cruiser Deserve a Refund?

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There’s an old saying that there are only two certainties in life: death and taxes. But cruiser Katrina General thinks ships going where they say they’re going to should be the third. And because the Carnival Victory wound up not visiting the ports on its original itinerary due to an unforeseen incident which may have […]

Trip Report: Heading to a Portugal River Cruise

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Earlier this year, I was invited to attend a christening ceremony of CroisiEurope’s Miguel Torga. To be honest, about the only thing I knew about this European line going in was that they have over 40 ships sailing rivers around the world, and that this was the newest addition to their fleet. I’d heard people […]