Carnival Vista to Keep Sailing After 27 Positive COVID Cases

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Carnival Vista will sail on, despite an outbreak of 27 positive COVID-19 cases revealed when the ship arrived in Belize on Wednesday. According to the Belize Tourism Board, Carnival reported that 26 of the positive cases were crew members, with just one passenger testing positive. All 27 were vaccinated, had mild or no symptoms, and […]

MENU: The Brass Magnolia Bar on Mardi Gras

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One of the new bars that Carnival Cruise Line introduced aboard its ship Mardi Gras is The Brass Magnolia, fittingly located in the ship’s French Quarter zone. The stunning, elegant space features a number of New Orleans and Louisiana-inspired cocktails, as well as some beers from Louisiana-based Abita Brewing Company and an extensive wine list. Here’s the […]

A Day at the Private Oasis on Half Moon Cay [PHOTOS]

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On a recent cruise, our ship did a double-dip to Carnival Corporation’s private island Half Moon Cay. During the sailing, my travel agent booked the Private Oasis on the island. If you’re familiar with Half Moon Cay, the Private Oasis is the octagon-looking covered area on the far left of the beach if you’re looking […]

Norwegian Cruise Line’s Next Ship Floated Out at Shipyard

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Norwegian Cruise Line has announced that its new ship, Norwegian Prima, was floated out at the shipyard today at Fincantieri’s shipyard in Marghera, Italy. The milestone represents Norwegian Prima‘s next stage of construction, and marks the first time a ship touches water. To celebrate the occasion, a commemorative coin was welded to the vessel in a ceremony presided […]