Royal Caribbean Names First-Ever ‘Godfamily’ of Ship

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Actors and huge Royal Caribbean fans Carlos and Alexa PenaVega, along with their 17-month-old son Ocean, have accepted the honor to be Godfamily of the world’s largest cruise ship, Symphony of the Seas. Royal Caribbean “popped the question” to the PenaVegas while they were onboard sister ship Harmony of the Seas filming Hallmark Channel’s Love at Sea. The couple […]

Carnival Cruise Line Unveils New ‘Command Center’ Facility

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Carnival Cruise Line previewed their new Fleet Operations Center (FOC) in Miami today – the largest and most advanced facility of its kind in the cruise industry. The 35,000 square foot space is designed for hands-on, round-the-clock monitoring and support of the line’s 26 ships. It’s been designed with a state-of-the-art tracking and analysis platform, […]

Viking Floats Out Sixth Ocean Ship

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Viking has announced today that their sixth ocean ship – the 930-guest Viking Jupiter – was floated out, marking the first time that the vessel touched water. Scheduled for delivery in early 2019, the arrival of the ship will officially make Viking the largest small-ship ocean cruise line in the industry, just four years after launching […]

Princess Cruises and ‘The Love Boat’ Cast Receive Hollywood Plaque

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Princess Cruises and the original cast of “The Love Boat” were presented with a Hollywood Walk of Fame honorary star plaque today, in recognition of their contributions to the history of television. Gavin MacLeod (Captain Stubing), Jill Whelan (Vicki), Ted Lange (Isaac), Bernie Kopell (Doc), Lauren Tewes (Julie), and Fred Grandy (Gopher) were joined by […]

Carnival Cruise Line Will Sail to Cuba from New Port


Carnival Cruise Line has expanded their cruises to Cuba, with the addition of 23 sailings to Havana in 2019-2020. The line will have five different ships departing from four East Coast homeports to the island nation – Carnival Triumph from Fort Lauderdale, Carnival Paradise from Tampa, Carnival Victory and Sensation from Miami, and Carnival Sunshine from Charleston. The 3,002-passenger, 102,853-ton Carnival Sunshine will be the largest cruise […]

Cruise Podcast: Norwegian Bliss 2018 Review

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[smart_track_player url=”″ title=”Norwegian Bliss Review” artist=”Cruise Radio” ]We are aboard Norwegian Cruise Line’s newest ship, Norwegian Bliss to test out all the new offerings. Norwegian has really upped the game with Norwegian Bliss bringing onboard go karts, laser tag, interactive shows, food options, and lots of observation areas which makes it perfect for Alaska. Resources […]