Carnival Vista Loses Power Mid-Cruise

Days before Carnival Vista was scheduled to undergo a drydock, the ship was stricken by a power failure on Tuesday night. As the crew raced to repair the damage — which briefly left much of the vessel without lights or air conditioning — Carnival Cruise Line’s Brand Ambassador, John Heald kept everyone informed on exactly […]

Mechanical Issues Cancel Norwegian Cruise This Weekend

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UPDATE: According to both media and social media reports, many of Norwegian Pearl’s passengers now find themselves stranded in Barcelona. The ship was originally scheduled to end its trip in Rome, but is instead remaining in Barcelona. Now, passengers are being told they will have to make alternate travel arrangements and be prepared to vacate […]

Carnival Makes Changes To Specialty Dining Program

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This week, Carnival Cruise Line announced plans to roll out a change to specialty dining on board all of their ships across the fleet. As a result, guests will have the option of booking tables in advance, but there’s a catch. How Specialty Dining Is Changing Once the plan is implemented,  guests will be able […]

Holland America Line Cruise Ship Leaves the Fleet


After 17 years, Holland America Line said goodbye to one of their own as Prinsendam sailed away to another cruise line. Holland America is not the first to bid the Prinsendam farewell however, she has seen a handful of owners in the past. She was built in 1988 as the Royal Viking Sun for Royal […]

Drink Package Pricing Glitch Creates Backlash for Royal Caribbean

Some Royal Caribbean guests found out yesterday that if it seems too good to be true, it probably is. After receiving an e-mail saying that drink packages could be purchased for the incredibly low price of $18 per person, per day guests were quick to jump at the opportunity. The package normally runs around $55 […]

MSC Cruises Welcomes 20 Millionth Cruise Guest

MSC Cruises welcomed their 20 millionth cruise passenger on board the Miami-based MSC Seaside. Raul Bonachea and his family were welcomed on board MSC Seaside by the ship’s senior officers as well as Ken Muskat, EVP and Chief Operating Officer of MSC Cruises USA. This milestone will be celebrated throughout the week with special activities for […]

Surviving Your First Family Cruise, Part 4: Shore Excursions

While the wide variety of food and entertainment options on a cruise ship should keep your family busy during the entire length of the cruise, odds are pretty good that you’re going to be interested in at least a few of the stops it will be making. In fact, many people choose a cruise based […]

Watch How They Will Fix Carnival Vista [VIDEO]

Carnival Vista will soon undergo one of the most unique drydocks in memory as Carnival Cruise Line deals with the mechanical issues that have plagued the vessel in recent weeks. The Very Cool Solution To A Complex Problem After having to alter several itineraries because of the azipod problems which impacted the ship’s cruising speed, […]

7 Ways to Bond with Fellow Colleagues and Travelers

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To create a friendly environment at work, you need to build good relationships with your colleagues. There are many impressive activities that you can do to achieve this goal and make co-workers want to get to know you. Good relationships with colleagues: create a friendly environment at work At a workplace, you’re not alone because […]