Trip Report Day 1: Carnival Vista Embarkation

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Want to know why I love cruising out of Miami on Carnival Cruise Line? You can actually check in for your cruise – in this case, I was sailing on the Vista – at the airport. And when I say check in, I mean that you can do everything from filling out your paperwork to getting […]

Carnival Cruise Line Confirms New Bahamas Destination

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Officials from Carnival Cruise Line and the Bahamian government signed an agreement today in Freeport for the construction of a new cruise port to be operated by Carnival on Grand Bahama Island.  The unnamed planned port will be the largest purpose-built cruise facility ever built in the Bahamas, and will take inspiration from the beauty […]

Norwegian Makes Inaugural Call to Cuba


Norwegian Cruise Line’s first ship to sail to Cuba made her maiden call in the capital city of Havana this morning.  Norwegian Sky sailed into port, and cruise line executives were onboard to celebrate, including Frank Del Rio and Norwegian Cruise Line president Andy Stuart. “Today is a momentous day for Norwegian Cruise Line, our guests […]

MSC Meraviglia Completes Second Set of Sea Trials

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On Sunday April 30, MSC Cruises’ newest upcoming ship MSC Meraviglia completed her second round of sea trials.  The one month countdown is officially underway as she will debut on June 1, 2017 and sail the Mediterranean during her inaugural season. MSC Meraviglia is the first of the new Meraviglia class of ships, offering the latest […]

Royal Caribbean Returns to New Orleans


After three years away, Royal Caribbean is finally returning to “The Big Easy.”  They’ve just announced that Vision of the Seas will be repositioning to New Orleans for the 2018-2019 winter season.  Other ships will be shuffled around, as well. Ship Shuffling Vision of the Seas will sail 7-night cruises to destinations across the Bahamas and Yucatan Peninsula. […]

7 Cruise Sailaway Party Dances

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If you have recently booked a cruise or plan on booking one, adding dance lessons to your pre-cruise checklist is a must. So why not learn some of these cruise dances before you set sail. To help you out, we’ve added videos of all the dances during the sailaway party. So move the living room coffee […]