The Carnival Cruise That Cost 74 Million Dollars

Last week it was reported by Cruise Industry News that FEMA — aka the Federal Emergency Management Agency — chartered the Grand Celebration cruise ship from Bahamas Paradise Cruise Line for 90 days at a cost of $25,700,000. The ship was charted to house relief workers helping the Caribbean islands impacted by last year’s hurricanes, as well as […]

Bonus Podcast: Winter Storm Grayson Impacts Cruise Ship 2018

[smart_track_player url=”″ title=”Norwegian Breakaway in Winter Storm” artist=”Cruise Radio” ] When the Norwegian Breakaway sailed through a winter storm, some passengers say things got rough. We speak to one of the people who just disembarked, as well as cruise expert Stewart Chiron, to find out if this was an unusual sailing or to be expected […]

Celebrity Edge Will Debut Early

Celebrity Cruises announced the inaugural season of Celebrity Edge has expanded, as the new ship will be completed ahead of schedule and enter service earlier than planned. What Will Change? The schedule change will now allow Celebrity to offer not one, but two distinct seven-night maiden voyages on Celebrity Edge’s alternating eastern and western Caribbean itineraries. Travelers also […]

Carnival To Cruisers: Choose Fun

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It turns out that when people think of Carnival Cruise Lines, they think of “fun.” (Makes sense, given that they’ve long branded themselves as “the fun ships.”) Now, a new ad campaign being rolled out will make sure that when you think about all the vacation options available to you, your mind immediately goes to […]

Request Your Carnival Sail and Sign Statement

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On the final morning of your cruise, Carnival Cruise Line will deliver a copy of your sail and sign statement to your room. This statement has all the transactions that you made while you were on your cruise. This includes your daily gratuities (if you didn’t pre-pay them already), drinks, specialty dining, casino losses, bingo […]

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