11 Former Carnival Ships – Where Are They Now?

Carnival Cruise Line, formed in 1972, is known today as the most popular cruise line in the world. Since its conception, the cruise line has had eleven ships that are no longer sailing with them, four of them added to the list after the cruise industry shutdown in 2020. Some have been scrapped, and some […]

Half Moon Cay Wins ‘Best Private Island’ of 2020

Holland America Line took home four Porthole Cruise Magazine Readers’ Choice Awards this year in areas including best private island, onboard dining, shoreside experiences, and more. For an impressive 20th year, readers of Porthole named Half Moon Cay as Best Private Island, beating out the likes of Royal Caribbean’s tricked-out Perfect Day at CocoCay and […]

Disney Offers Update on New Cruise Ships, Future Bookings

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Disney Cruise Line is pushing back the delivery dates of two new LNG-powered ships by two years, but Disney Chief Executive Officer Bob Chapek says future bookings remain strong. “Demand is very, very strong for our cruise ships,” Chapek said during a fourth-quarter earnings call. “We’re seeing extremely strong demand in the back half of […]

Celebrity Cruises Updates Winter Itineraries, Overnights in Caribbean

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Celebrity Cruises has announced its updated 2021-2022 winter itineraries for the Caribbean, Europe, and South America. Highlights include an expanded Caribbean presence with overnight calls, new Spain and Portugal voyages, and a new homeport in South America. Caribbean Eight of Celebrity’s ships will sail in the Caribbean, including Celebrity Edge and her brand-new sister ship Celebrity Apex. From November […]

SeaDream Cancels 2020 Caribbean Voyages After Failed Restart

SeaDream Yacht Club announced on Tuesday that it will be canceling the remainder of its 2020 Caribbean season after seven guests and two crew members tested positive for the virus aboard one of its ships. On November 7, the company embarked on its first Caribbean voyage from Barbados, only to return to the island four […]

Haines, Alaska Cruise Port Overview

Haines could be considered either the beginning or the end, depending on your perspective. Situated on the northern part of North America’s longest fjord, Haines is where the Inside Passage meets the Alaska Highway. The glacier-formed terrain is surrounded by peaks and water, and the Takinsha Mountains and Chilkat Range tower above town, the Takshanuk […]