Norwegian Gem Cancels Upcoming Cruise

Cruisers looking forward to their trip on the Norwegian Gem this weekend are in for a bit of disappointment. The line announced that the ship’s November 11th trip out of New York City has been cancelled due to technical difficulties. Why The Norwegian Gem’s Trip Is Cancelled According to a notification sent to the line’s […]

Norwegian Breakaway Trip Report: Day 6

I love sea days. People often get bent out of shape when their itinerary changes and they have to skip ports, but I joke that the ship could go out into open waters and do figure eights and I’d be happy. That’s one of the reasons I like the Norwegian Breakaway itinerary I’ve been doing […]

Québec City Has Record-Breaking Cruise Year

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Regularly considered a favorite travel destination, Québec City, Canada is emerging as one of North America’s top ports and is consistently breaking records. With infrastructure and port developments underway, the port is poised to be a year-round destination for the world’s top cruise lines. Located where the St. Charles and St. Lawrence Rivers meet, Québec […]

Holland America Wins Eight Porthole Awards

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Holland America Line dominated the Porthole Cruise Magazine’s 2017 Readers’ Choice Awards, walking away with eight honors. The annual awards are determined by thousands of the magazine’s readers, who vote both online and via paper ballot on their favorite cruise lines in more than 50 categories. Best Private Island For the past 17 years, readers […]

Florida Cruise Port Makes Room for Larger Ships

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Cruise ships over 1,100 feet long can now dock at Port Everglades Cruise Terminal 4 without blocking boat traffic in the intracoastal waterway. The $18-million pier project lengthened the cruise pier by 225 feet from the original 900 feet. Making Room for More Large Cruise Ships Port Everglades said, “The total 1,125-foot slip length meets the […]

Virgin Islands Cruise Traffic Slowly Returning

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The Port of the Virgin Islands has confirmed that thousands of cruise passengers will return to the island of St. Thomas during the month of November. The port of St. Thomas has been predominantly closed since taking a beating from dueling hurricanes. The arrival of the Seabourn Odyssey in St. Thomas on Friday, marked the […]