The Crazy Board Game For Cruise Lovers With a Sense of Humor

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If you ever wished that Battleship was played with cruise ships, have we got the game for you. Bruise Cruise is… well, borderline impossible to describe. Which is why we sat down for a chat with The Admiral, who helped create the game and write its wonderfully off-kilter rule book. Finally, a Cruise Ship-Based Board […]

Virgin Voyages Aims for July 2021 Cruise Restart

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Virgin Voyages has announced that Scarlet Lady will now aim for a July 1 cruise restart date. Previously the line intended to restart sailings in May 2021. A statement on the Virgin website says, “As we continue to navigate what’s going on in the world, we’ve made the decision to cancel our sailings from May […]

New LNG Barge Arrives in Port Canaveral Ahead of Mardi Gras

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Port Canaveral has marked a significant milestone in the safe transportation and delivery of liquefied natural gas (LNG) in North America, as the port readies for the first LNG-powered cruise ship in North America — Carnival’s Mardi Gras. The Q-LNG 4000, a ship-to-ship tug and bunker barge, has officially arrived at America’s first LNG cruise […]

Celebrity Eclipse Completes Shipyard Refurbishment [PHOTOS]

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Many cruise lines have taken the industry shutdown as a prime opportunity to move their vessels to shipyards for refurbishments — many that were going to take place last year or in the near future anyway. Celebrity Cruises is one of those lines, and has announced that its Solstice-class ship, Celebrity Eclipse, has just emerged […]

How Much Does It Cost for Kids to Go on a Cruise?

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If you have kids, planning any type of vacation takes on a whole different dimension, and there are lots of needs and desires to take into consideration. Cruises are no exception. One of the first things you’ll likely be asking yourself is how much extra it will cost to take the whole family.  Unfortunately, there […]

Royal Caribbean: No Decision Yet On U.S. Vaccination Requirement

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Royal Caribbean has still not decided whether guests will require vaccination to come aboard once ships are cleared to sail again from U.S. ports. But it’s clear the company — and the overall industry — is pinning its hopes on vaccines to speed the restart process. “Widespread vaccinations are the fastest and the best way […]

Cruise Radio News Briefs — March 2, 2021 [VIDEO]

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Royal Caribbean Ship to Homeport in Israel For the first time, a Royal Caribbean ship will be homeporting in Israel for the 2021 summer season. Beginning in May, the new Odyssey of the Seas will homeport in Haifa, sailing roundtrip voyages to Greece and Cyprus.  Originally scheduled to sail from Rome, the decision to move Odyssey […]