Carnival’s Mardi Gras Sails Towards New Florida Homeport

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Carnival Cruise Line’s newest and largest cruise ship ever, Mardi Gras, is officially en route to her new homeport in North America. Mardi Gras departed Barcelona, Spain on Friday afternoon and is now starting her 5,000-mile, 14-day journey to Port Canaveral, Florida, where she’s scheduled to arrive on June 4. A Series of Delays The 181,808 […]

Celebrity Summit Added to 2021 Alaska Cruise Line-Up

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On Friday evening, Celebrity Cruises announced that it plans to operate its ship Celebrity Summit in Alaska this summer. Beginning on July 23, the newly-renovated vessel will operate seven-night voyages from Seattle to southeast Alaska. Celebrity plans to operate a series of nine sailings on the ship through mid-September, which will mark the first time Summit is […]

Two Royal Caribbean Ships Added to 2021 Alaska Cruise Line-Up

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On the heels of the Alaska Tourism Restoration Act passing in both the Senate and the House on Thursday afternoon, Royal Caribbean announced on Friday that they will be moving ships to sail in the region this summer. The bill, which is now waiting to be signed by President Biden, allows cruise ships to bypass Canadian […]

First Look: Carnival Magic Debuts Her Brand New Makeover

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We are now getting a glimpse of what Carnival’s older vessels will look like once they get refreshed with the new red, white, and blue livery. In early May, the company revealed that every Carnival Cruise Line ship will receive the blue hull, the first being Carnival Magic, which is currently in dry dock. The […]

Carnival Cancels Most Ship Sailings Until July 30

Carnival Miracle in Tracy Arm Fjord, Alaska

In announcing that the Carnival Miracle would begin sailings from Seattle to Alaska in July, the cruise line indicated that all guests and crew would need to be vaccinated. The big question now is whether or not that will be true for other ships in the Carnival Cruise Line fleet. And while the company has […]

Cruise Radio News Briefs — May 21, 2021 [VIDEO]

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Cruise Ships Prepare to Sail in Alaska We are getting more information on where cruise ships will be sailing in Alaska this summer. As we mentioned yesterday, Norwegian, Carnival, Princess, and Holland America Line are all planning to sail from Seattle to Alaska as early as July.  All the cruise lines, even Carnival, will require […]