Cruise Industry’s Hopeful Outlook After a Unique Year

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Survival was the name of the game for the cruise industry in 2020. But having made it through what Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) Chairman Adam Goldstein called “a year unlike any other,” both cruise lines and those who love the experience are looking ahead with optimism.  CLIA, the world’s largest cruise industry trade organization, […]

Carnival Ship Returns to Florida with Holiday Message [PHOTOS]


Carnival Vista returned to PortMiami on Wednesday morning, and those around for the ship’s early-morning arrival were greeted by a special message. When the vessel docked early Wednesday, some strategically flipped light switches inside staterooms and venues created the words “Happy Holidays” that were brightly shining, nearly stretching from bow to stern. Clearly, Carnival’s feeling […]

7 Best Cruise Lines for Babies and Toddlers

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For parents wondering whether you can take a baby or toddler on a cruise, the answer is yes. Taking a baby on a cruise ship is possible on most lines when little ones are at least 6 months of age, but some cruise lines are more baby-friendly than others. While certain kid-friendly cruise lines cater primarily to […]

Cruise News Briefs for December 23, 2020 [VIDEO]

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On Tuesday, Costa Cruises took delivery of Costa Firenze from Fincantieri shipyard. The 5,200 passenger ship is inspired by Florence, Italy, and will spend its inaugural season sailing two different itineraries in the Mediterranean.  In fall 2021, the ship will depart Europe and head for her new home in Asia, alongside sister ship Costa Venezia.  […]