Cruise Line Kicks Off Modest 2020 Alaska Season

On Saturday, small ship operator UnCruise Adventures set sail out of Juneau for the first Alaska cruise of the 2020 season. Truth be told, it’s also one of the few sailings of the Alaska season, with the bigger lines which usually bring thousands of cruisers to the area sidelined by the industry-wide shutdown.  Heading to […]

Stricken Norwegian Cruise Liner Cancels Next Sailing

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It was a rocky start for Norwegian expedition cruise line Hurtigruten as they are now investigating an outbreak onboard vessel MS Roald Amundsen.  How A Bad Situation Just Got Worse After several crew members were admitted to the hospital due to symptoms from what the line says was “a separate illness”, four of the ship’s […]

Norwegian Reclaiming Loyalty Points On Cancelled Cruises

Although most Norwegian Cruise Line guests received Latitudes rewards points for sailings that were cancelled by the industry-wide shutdown, those points will soon be reclaimed by the company. How The Error Happened Over the past few months, passengers who had their trips cancelled were surprised — in a good way — to learn that they […]

John Heald, Former Fantasy Crew Share Memories Of Sold Ship

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Former Carnival Fantasy crew members — including Carnival Cruise Line’s brand ambassador, John Heald — are sharing their memories of the ship. And as has proven true with passengers who are doing the same, it’s proving to be an emotional and bittersweet farewell. “I Thought, ‘Wow, Will This Thing Really Float?” Heald, who at the […]

Cruise Radio News Briefs | Week of July 26, 2020

Welcome to the Cruise Radio News Brief for the Week of July 26, 2020, where we bring you the latest cruise news, our weekly podcast, and recent YouTube videos. 1. Carnival Fantasy arrived at the breaking yard in Aliaga, Turkey, where she will be deconstructed and eventually scrapped. This comes barely a week after Carnival […]