Next Carnival Cruise Ship Receives New Hull Paint Job [PHOTOS]

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Carnival Glory is the latest Carnival Cruise Line ship to be adorned with the line’s new hull design, as it recently received the refresh during a dry dock in Marseille, France. The red, white, and blue hull is slowly becoming a trademark of Carnival Cruise Line, whose patriotic colors reflect the company’s slogan of being […]

Princess Announces More 2021 Alaska Cruise Details

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Princess Cruises has announced the onboard entertainment and dining offerings that will be available for its Majestic Princess Alaska itineraries this summer. Previously, the line revealed other details about these sailings, which you can find here. The ship is set to operate seven-night cruises from Seattle starting July 25 and running through September 26, 2021. […]

Virgin Voyages Delays Miami Debut For Sixth Time

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Virgin Voyages had big plans to disrupt the cruise industry with a hip new adults-only cruise product. Instead, the Richard Branson-backed cruise line has had its plans repeatedly scuttled by the global pandemic. In the latest example, the start-up brand first conceived in 2016 has canceled late summer departures from Miami — marking the sixth […]

MSC Cruises Announces New PortMiami Cruise Terminal

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MSC Cruises and Fincantieri have announced they have signed a contract with Fincantieri Infrastructure Florida for the construction of a new terminal at PortMiami. The terminal will reflect an investment of approximately $450 million, and will be made up of a multi-level central body to serve as many as three of MSC’s largest cruise ships […]

Disney Cruise Line Details ‘Avengers’ Dining Experience on Disney Wish

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Disney Cruise Line has announced new details on one of the restaurants aboard its upcoming ship, Disney Wish. As previously announced, the vessel will include a brand-new rotational dining restaurant called Worlds of Marvel. Now, the line is detailing what it calls a “cinematic dining adventure” there called Avengers: Quantum Encounter. The experience will assemble some of […]

Happy Place: Carnival’s Half Moon Cay Welcomes Cruisers Back

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Carnival Horizon arrived at private island Half Moon Cay this morning as the first ship to visit the hugely popular destination since the pandemic paralyzed the cruise industry last March. The 2,400-acre Bahamian island is consistently rated by guests as one of the most popular Carnival destinations. In fact, Porthole Cruise Magazine’s readers have voted […]

Carnival Horizon Trip Report, Day 2: Lobster, a Sea Day, and… Tang?

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I ended yesterday’s trip report saying that I was tired, but even I didn’t expect to sleep 14 hours. I guess between exhaustion and the rocking of the ship that lulls you to sleep, it’s amazing I didn’t just crash out through the entire first sea day. But friends had invited me to join them […]

Federal Judge Denies CDC Request To Keep Cruise Restrictions In Place

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A federal judge has rejected the Centers for Disease Control’s (CDC) request to delay the removal of health and safety restrictions on the cruise industry. The decision means that as of July 18 the rules governing how and when cruise ships can return to service — what the CDC calls the ‘Conditional Sailing Order’ — […]