Norwegian Cruise Line Resumes Sailings From New Orleans

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The return of cruising is well underway at the Port of New Orleans. In September and early November, Carnival Glory and Valor resumed passenger operations from the Gulf of Mexico port. Now, another cruise company has returned to sailing from NOLA: Norwegian Cruise Line. Norwegian Breakaway set sail on a seven-night western Caribbean voyage on Sunday, marking Norwegian’s return to […]

Review: Cucina Del Capitano & La Piazza on Carnival’s Mardi Gras

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I have to be honest: While I’ve been on Carnival Cruise Line ships which offer Cucina Del Capitano many times — and I’ve done the salad bar they offer as part of the free lunch — the dinner menu never inspired me enough that I was willing to pay the $15 per-person charge. But when […]

Under the Sea: Cruisers Take Submarine Excursion in Antarctica [PHOTOS]

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Crystal Cruises’ luxury expedition yacht, Crystal Endeavor, set sail last week from Argentina, and guests onboard got to experience something pretty cool. The vessel’s current voyage is the first in a series of eight roundtrip 11 to 19-night sailings to Antarctica. Now, the line has announced that its first guests have taken a ride several hundred feet […]

Cyber Week and Black Friday Cruise Deals for 2021


Thanksgiving week is here, which means Black Friday and Cyber Week sales are already starting to make an appearance. Each year, many cruise lines join in on the craze with their own sales and deals for everything from packages and onboard credit to the cruise fare itself. Here’s the roundup of cruise line Black Friday […]

Princess Announces 110-Night World Cruise

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Princess Cruises has announced its 2023-2024 schedule of cruises and cruisetours from Australia and New Zealand, including its longest-ever World Cruise from Australia. Four of the line’s ships — Majestic, Royal, Grand, and Coral Princess will sail to 117 destinations in 43 countries throughout the season. The 2024 World Cruise will take place aboard Coral Princess, visiting 32 countries in 110 […]

Cruise News Today — November 23, 2021 [VIDEO]

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Nieuw Statendam Resumes Service From Florida Five Holland America ships are back in passenger service. On Sunday, Nieuw Statendam set sail from Port Everglades, marking its first voyage since the industry shutdown last year. The ship is now on a seven-night western Caribbean cruise with calls in Nassau, Ocho Rios, Port Royal, and Half Moon Cay. […]

9 Hits and Misses of Holland America’s Rotterdam

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Having just returned from a five-night cruise on Holland America Line’s new cruise ship, Rotterdam, it’s time to look back on the trip as a whole and share what I loved, what I liked, and what didn’t quite hit the mark. This sailing came together at the last minute both for Holland America and myself […]