5 Things to Do in Costa Maya, Mexico

When many cruisers take a look at their itineraries, they often pass over Costa Maya as just another stop they are unfamiliar with. However, Costa Maya is quickly climbing the list of best cruise stops in the Caribbean. Once you visit, you will easily see why. At the cruise port and the surrounding countryside, there […]

Cruise Line Continues Screening for Coronavirus, Cancels Voyage

Guests who returned to Cambodia on Holland America Line’s Westerdam continue to be screened for the coronavirus. The ship remains docked in Sihanoukville, Cambodia where testing is ongoing. New Test Results As of Monday morning, the cruise line reported that the Cambodian Health Ministry was onboard testing 255 guests and 747 crew members. They said […]

11 Ways to Decorate Your Stateroom Door

Some of us do it for fun, but most of us do it so we can find our way back to the correct stateroom: decorating the stateroom door. If you’ve cruised before, you’ve probably noticed that some people will decorate their stateroom doors with signs hung up by magnetic hooks or printed posters taped to […]

Photo Tour: MSC Divina

This is a photo tour of MSC Divina, a 139,400-ton cruise ship from MSC Cruises that was launched in 2012. In Fall 2013, the ship made its North American debut. MSC Divina was a major milestone for MSC Cruises as it was the first ship to sail in the North American market year-round. Previously, the […]

Social Media Helps Cruise Lines Secure a Younger Market

Carnival Panorama Sea trials cruise

Before social media came on the scene, the cruise industry attracted potential vacationers by TV and print advertising. This, to a certain extent, is still happening when it comes to the older, more traditional, market. However, this type of advertising is no longer the focus when it comes to younger travelers, as social media is […]