Returning To Grand Turk Cruise Port After The Hurricanes

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When Hurricanes Maria and Irma devastated several of the Caribbean ports most loved by cruisers, we worried. Many of us have formed a strong bond with the islands. We have made friends on St. Thomas and marveled at the beauty of Grand Turk. And in the wake of the hurricanes, we — and the cruise […]

Celebrity Cruises Announces a New Expedition-Style Ship


Celebrity Cruises has unveiled another revolution in ship design: Celebrity Flora which will sail around the Galapagos Islands. One of the most energy-efficient ships of its size in the archipelago, the 100-guest vessel will offer seamless sea-to-shore transportation and include anchoress technology that keeps the ship in place without damaging the sea floor. Destination Focused The natural […]

Norwegian Changes How You Pay For Cruises

It looks like Norwegian Cruise Line is going to be changing the way passengers pay for cruises, or at least the window in which they make final payment. During Travel Weekly‘s CruiseWorld event, held earlier this week, Frank Del Rio — CEO of Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings — revealed that NCL will be requiring guests […]

Carnival Cruise Line Swaps Gulf Coast Ships

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Carnival Cruise Line announced today that they will expand their short cruise options in New Orleans and Galveston with moving two cruise ships. Carnival Cruise Line Moves Two Ships Carnival Dream will launch four- and five-day cruises to Mexico year-round from Galveston beginning in May 2019, becoming the newest and largest Carnival ship to operate […]

Port Canaveral Has Record Cruise Numbers


Port Canaveral in Florida has announced a new record for their cruise operations. Over 4.5 million cruise passenger movements were logged at the port in 2017, outpacing last year’s numbers. Total cruise guests, including multi-day passengers coupled with one-day cruise passengers, totaled 4,520,229 in the 2017 fiscal year, up 6.4 percent from October 1, 2016 […]