MSC Meraviglia Makes Maiden Call at German Port

MSC Meraviglia officially made per maiden call in Hamburg, Germany on Sunday, April 29, marking the start of her new season in northern Europe. The line also announced that MSC Grandiosa will be christened in Hamburg on November 2, 2019. This summer, Meraviglia will be sailing in northern Europe, making a total of four MSC ships sailing in the region this […]

Princess and Original ‘The Love Boat’ Cast to Receive Hollywood Star Plaque

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Just over 40 years ago, a new TV show about romance, shenanigans, and adventure set on a cruise ship premiered. Today, “The Love Boat” continues to be a beloved part of the culture of television, and the ensemble cast along with Princess Cruises will be honored by the Hollywood Chamber of Commerce. The Hollywood Chamber […]

Norwegian’s ‘Free at Sea’ Promotion Extended

Norwegian Cruise Line has extended their Free at Sea promotion, and is providing a bonus onboard credit of up to $1,000 on select cruises from now to May 17. The credit is combinable with the Free at Sea offer. The value-added Free at Sea promotion has been extended through May 17, and provides guests who […]

You Can Now Take a 245 Day Cruise

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Viking has announced their most comprehensive itinerary to date, with the new Ultimate World Cruise. The approximately 8 month voyage will be 245 days, visiting 113 ports in 59 countries on six continents. There will be 22 overnights and a full circumnavigation of the globe, making it the longest-ever continuous world cruise. Departing from London […]

Cunard to Host Royal Wedding Celebrations

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Cunard has announced that they will be holding celebrations onboard their three ships Queen Mary 2, Queen Victoria, and Queen Elizabeth for the Royal Wedding. On May 19, 2018, Prince Harry and Meghan Markle will be married, and those who can’t cross the pond to join in the celebrations in England will have the opportunity to do so onboard […]

Oceania Cruises Introduces New Dining Options

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Oceania Cruises has introduced new dinner menus for their fleet of ships. They feature a spectrum of world flavors, as well as an Executive Chef’s Food & Wine Pairing, available every evening and featuring the chef’s selection of dishes curated for their complementary and contrasting flavors. The Ultimate Choices Each evening in the Grand Dining […]

Trip Report: Carnival Horizon – Day 7

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Waking up this morning, I couldn’t help thinking that this might be the most exhausting cruise I’ve ever taken. Thanks to the port-intensive itinerary and the amount of walking I’d done — 25 miles in just the past two days alone! — I’m exhausted. Heck, I’m so wiped I thought it was Friday when in […]