Carnival Donates $1.25 Million to Australian Wildfire Recovery

Carnival Foundation, and five of its global cruise line brands together with the Micky and Madeleine Arison Family Foundation have collectively pledged over US$1.25 million to support disaster recovery efforts from raging bushfires causing widespread devastation throughout Australia. The pledge includes US$1 million from the family foundation of Carnival Corporation’s Chairman Micky Arison and his […]

Carnival Announces New Transatlantic Cruises for 2021

Carnival Cruise Line announced that the Carnival Valor will have two transatlantic sailings in 2021, with a drydock sandwiched between. Details On The First Transatlantic 2021 will be a very big year for Carnival Valor, which will sail from New Orleans to Barcelona on a 15-day transatlantic sailing on Monday, January 25, 2021. The sailing […]

Royal Caribbean Cancels Five Scheduled Cruises

Guests booked on five different sailings of Royal Caribbean International’s Liberty Of The Seas are being informed that their cruises have been cancelled. Royal Caribbean Blog reports that the first of the impacted sailings was to have taken place on February 14, 2021. Why The Cruises Are Being Cancelled Travel agents received a letter explaining […]

Cruise Podcast: Symphony of the Seas 2020 + News

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A review of Royal Caribbean’s Miami-based Symphony of the Seas. This was a seven-night Eastern Caribbean cruise. Get this very detailed review from this first-time Royal Caribbean cruise passenger. Sherry has cruise news on: Pricing glitched caused ultra-low cruise fares Norwegian Cruise Line ditches water bottles Cruise ship stuck in Caribbean port Norwegian raises room […]

Juneau Cruise Port Guide and Information

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This is a port guide to Juneau, Alaska. Juneau is the most unusual state capital. You can’t drive there — located at the northern end of Alaska’s Inside Passage, with its back to a steep set of mountains and vast tracts of roadless wilderness, Juneau is accessible only by air or sea.  A gold strike […]