Carnival Horizon Trip Report, Day 1: Carnival Cruising is Back

Carnival Horizon Return Trip Report

If I didn’t know better, I’d have sworn that Carnival Horizon‘s sailing out of Miami was the cruise line’s first ship to return. All of Carnival’s VIFPs (very important fun people) were on hand (John Heald, Christine Duffy, Arnold Donald), there was a special guest star (which we’ll talk about in a moment) and a level […]

10 Photos From Carnival Horizon’s Miami Sail Away

carnival horizon sail away PortMiami

On Sunday, July 4, Carnival Horizon became the first Carnival Cruise Line ship to set sail from Florida since the cruise industry shut down last year. We are onboard for the six-night cruise, which is calling at Amber Cove, Dominican Republic and spending two days at Half Moon Cay — the company’s private island in the Bahamas. […]

Royal Caribbean Resumes Cruises in the Mediterranean

jewel of the seas limassol cyprus

Royal Caribbean is officially back to sailing in the Mediterranean. Today, Jewel of the Seas embarked on a two-night preview cruise from Limassol, Cyprus. On Saturday, the vessel will begin its summer series of seven-night cruises to the Greek Isles from the port. This is the first time a Royal Caribbean International ship has homeported in Cyprus. From […]

Amber Cove Welcomes First Carnival Ship Since Industry Shutdown

amber cove welcome back

In 1492, Christopher Columbus landed on the beautiful north coast of the Dominican Republic. Now it’s your turn. Opened in late 2015, the $85 million Amber Cove Cruise Center gives seagoing vacationers the opportunity to visit a tropical, mountainous region that served as a filming location for the original Jurassic Park movie. Co-developed by Carnival […]

P&O Cruises Announces Festivities For New Flagship’s Maiden Voyage

P&O Cruises Iona

P&O Cruises is gearing up for the maiden voyage of its new flagship Iona, and a spectacular party is in store for all who are involved. A fireworks display from the ship’s namesake island will be the highlight of a variety of entertainment that will celebrate the Excel-class ship, which is set to depart Southampton on August […]