Impressive Timelapse of New Cruise Ship Being Built [VIDEO]

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Holland America Line’s new ship Rotterdam is currently under construction at Fincantieri’s shipyard in Marghera, Italy. Originally named Ryndam, the vessel’s name was changed to Rotterdam when the line’s most recent Rotterdam ship was sold to Fred.Olsen Cruise Lines earlier this year. It’s the seventh ship in the fleet to bear the Rotterdam name, and will become […]

Kicked Off Ship: Cruiser Who Ignored Excursion Rules Sent Packing

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Guest adherence to enhanced health protocols is critical to the successful return of cruising. But some cruisers are finding out the hard way that ignoring rules designed to protect their safety will result in a premature end to their vacation. During a shore excursion organized by AIDA Cruises in Catania, Italy, on October 20, a […]

Judge’s Ruling Clears Path For Carnival December 1 Sailing


There’s good news for Carnival Corporation as they attempt to restart cruises on December 1, 2020. A judge who seemed poised to throw a major roadblock in the company’s path has instead taken a route that would still allow them to sail before the end of the year. This is, of course, assuming all of […]

Travel During A Pandemic: Visiting Disney Springs

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Disney Springs — which some people still refer to by its former name, Downtown Disney — has long been a popular entertainment and shopping complex, no matter its name. Located in Lake Buena Vista, Florida, the collection of shops, restaurants and entertainment venues are the perfect place to spend a few hours, whether on a […]

Cruise Podcast: How To Buy A Room On A Cruise Ship + News

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Have you ever wanted to live on a cruise ship? It can now happen. An entrepreneur in Panama bought a Carnival Corporation cruise ship that was for sale and is turning it into floating condos at sea. We learn all about this deal and how you can live at this community at sea, starting at […]