MSC Cruises Switches a Caribbean Homeport For 2021-2022

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MSC Cruises has announced that MSC Seaview will be based in St. Maarten and Barbados for the winter 2021-2022 season. The authorities in Martinique and Guadeloupe have not yet opened up their countries to cruise ship port calls. Therefore, MSC Cruises amended its original itinerary to include Philipsburg, St. Maarten as an embarkation port along with Bridgetown, […]

Cruise News Today — October 28, 2021 [VIDEO]

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Princess and P&O Australia Cancel More Cruises Princess Cruises and P&O Cruises Australia have extended their pause in Australia and New Zealand. P&O has canceled sailings through February 14, while Princess has canceled them through March 14. P&O said the reason for the cancellations is due to an unclear pathway for the resumption of cruising in […]

Refurbished Carnival Radiance Arrives in Miami [PHOTOS]

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Carnival Cruise Line’s newly transformed ship Carnival Radiance has officially arrived in the United States. Last week we reported that the vessel had departed the shipyard in Cadiz, Spain and embarked on a transatlantic crossing bound for the Bahamas. She arrived in Freeport early on Wednesday morning, October 27. While in the Bahamas, the ship took on […]

Cruise Line Christens First Luxury Expedition Ship in Boston

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Vantage Deluxe World Travel Celebrate the christening of its first ocean-going small-ship, Ocean Explorer, in Boston on Monday. Along with Vantage Founder & Chairman Henry R. Lewis and local dignitaries, the ship’s godmothers Patricia Lewis, wife of Mr. Lewis, and VP of Worldwide Operations Deirdre Dirkman performed the ceremony. Ocean Explorer will sail worldwide with 15 itineraries […]

Mardi Gras Arrives in Godmother’s Home Country on Inaugural Cruise

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The celebrations for Mardi Gras’ official inaugural cruise continued on Wednesday when the vessel arrived in Amber Cove, Dominican Republic. The occasion is especially meaningful because this call is in the home country of the ship’s godmother, Miss Universe Dominican Republic Kimberly Jiménez. In conjunction with the visit, Carnival Cruise Line President Christine Duffy presented a $25,000 donation […]

Cruise Podcast: Mardi Gras Review + News

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On this week’s episode of Cruise Radio, we get a review of Carnival Cruise Line’s newest mega-ship Mardi Gras. This was a seven-night western Caribbean sailing from Port Canaveral. This is a special interview because our guest is legally blind and his wife is blind. We go into detail about Carnival’s special needs department and […]