Carnival Gives Mega Cruise Ship Roller Coaster A Test Run

While the arrival of Mardi Gras has been slightly delayed, Carnival Cruise Line has created a video offering up a preview of the ship-topping roller coaster which has generated so much buzz. Shot earlier this year, it features popular Cruise Director Matt Mitcham giving us an up-close and personal look at the German-built thrill ride. […]

First Major Cruise Line’s Emotional Return To Service [PHOTOS]

Emotions were running high as the MSC Grandiosa left Italy Sunday afternoon, and not only for those on board the first ship from a major cruise line to set sail since the industry-wide shutdown. Around the world, people watched via social media as events unfolded. What Made The Event So Emotional Although the ship departed […]

Carnival, Royal Caribbean Possibly Impacted By Shipyard Layoffs

One of Europe’s leading shipyards, Meyer Turku, is permanently laying off over 150 employees as they attempt to get their financials under control amid the shutdown. This comes as revenues at shipyards are down thanks to cruise companies delaying new orders and refurbishments due to their own efforts to remain financially viable. The shipbuilder, which […]

Cruise Radio News Briefs | Week of August 9, 2020

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Welcome to the Cruise Radio News Brief for the Week of August 9, 2020, where we bring you the latest cruise news, our weekly podcast, and recent YouTube videos. 1. The Bahamas seemingly changed its stance on cruisers visiting. While just a year ago the Bahamian Minister of Tourism was complaining that cruisers do not […]

Cruise Podcast: From Ship Entertainer to Creating A Cruising Magazine

In our series of exploring personalities within the cruise space, we speak with Bill Panoff. Bill started his career aboard a Carnival Cruise Line ship where he worked at sea for 13 years and then went launched Porthole Cruise Magazine, the largest cruise magazine in the world. Resources Mentioned Porthole Cruise Magazine Digital Cruise Control […]