Cruise Line Launches a Tattoo Parlor at Sea

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Virgin Voyages today announced that their first ship, the Scarlet Lady, will have a tattoo parlor on board. And in order to promote this unusual onboard offering, they’re giving away a free cruise and 100 tattoos! Is this the coolest cruise souvenir ever? Since first announcing their intention to enter the cruise market, Virgin Voyages […]

MSC Cruises Enters the Ultra-Luxury Market

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MSC Cruises and Fincantieri have announced the signing of a memorandum of agreement for the construction of four ultra-luxury cruise ships. The first will be delivered to MSC in spring 2023 with the other three once per year for the following three years. Each vessel will be 64,000 gross tons and have 500 staterooms. The […]

Carnival Cruise Line Increases Gratuities in 2018

Passengers with trips booked on Carnival Cruise Line might want to pay their daily gratuities before December, when the rate will once again go up. What’s the new daily rate? In a note shared with travel agents, Carnival Cruise Line informed them that beginning December 1, 2018, the onboard gratuity rate would be going up. From […]