Carnival Announces More Cruise Ships, Ports, Mardi Gras First Sailings

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It’s back to sea for more Carnival Cruise Line ships. The company announced on Thursday that three more ships will enter service in July and August, bringing it to a total of eight ships that are scheduled to sail… including one from the West Coast. In addition, Carnival confirmed that, at least for the time […]

Odyssey of the Seas Arrives to New Florida Homeport

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Just after 7 am Thursday morning, Royal Caribbean’s new Quantum Ultra-class ship Odyssey of the Seas arrived to her new homeport in Florida. The vessel pulled into Fort Lauderdale’s Port Everglades accompanied by a celebratory water cannon salute. From Port Everglades, Odyssey of the Seas will sail six and eight-night western and southern Caribbean cruises beginning July […]

Royal Caribbean President Defends ‘Complicated’ Vaccination Policies

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If you’re confused by the ever-changing vaccination policies being put in place by the major cruise lines, you’re not alone. Royal Caribbean President Michael Bayley understands why people are befuddled and attempted to provide some answers — for his line at least — in a Facebook post. “I have read many different narratives on our […]

Florida Lawsuit To Lift Cruising Restrictions Back In Court

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A Tampa courtroom will be the setting Thursday for the continuing battle between the federal government and the state of Florida, which is suing the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in a bid to restart cruising without restrictions. Representatives of the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) and the state exchanged contentious views this […]

Celebrity Millennium Trip Report, Day 3: Savoring The Tastes

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Editor’s Note: Last week, our correspondent journeyed from the United States to St. Maarten in preparation for her first cruise in over a year. Here’s her trip report on Day 3 aboard Celebrity Millennium, where she details the specialty dining experience. As Celebrity Millennium sails through the Caribbean this week, I’m working my way (translation: chowing […]

Cruise News Today — June 10, 2021 [VIDEO]

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Mardi Gras Refuels at Port Canaveral The captain said filler up!  The first ship in the Americas powered by eco-friendly liquefied natural gas has refueled for the first time at Port Canaveral. Carnival Cruise Line’s Mardi Gras arrived into port last Friday, and has now undergone her first refueling process in North America which took […]

Princess Cruises’ New App Feature Connects Guests and Crew

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Princess Cruises has announced a new service that allows passengers to call a crew member to their location to make an in-person request for assistance. Best of all, the new service is free. The service, called CrewCall, is available on cabin TVs as well as the MedallionClass app, and uses the OceanMedallion wearable device to […]

Prepare to Cruise: Adventure of the Seas Arrives in Nassau

It was a proud moment for the Bahamas and Royal Caribbean (RCL) yesterday, as Adventure of the Seas arrived at the port of Nassau, the first cruise ship to visit since the industry shut down last March. With only crew onboard, Adventure was greeted in traditional maritime style, with tug boats on either side sending […]