Carnival Mardi Gras Cruise Ship Overview and Thoughts

After a handful of delays, Carnival Cruise Line’s newest ship Mardi Gras entered into passenger service on July 31, 2021. The much-anticipated vessel was a departure from previous vessels in the fleet in both size, layout, and technical aspects. The Facts Length: 1,130 feet Total guest capacity: 5,282 Gross registered tonnage: 181,808 Passenger decks: 17 […]

The Conditional Sail Order Is Set To Expire: What Happens Then?

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Centers for Disease Control Director Dr. Rochelle Walensky confirmed to Congress this week that the agency’s COVID-19 regulations for cruise lines will move from mandatory to voluntary on January 15.  For the short term at least, cruisers won’t likely see much difference.  After being extended last fall, the Conditional Sailing Order (CSO) was set to […]

Cruise News Today — January 12, 2022 [VIDEO]

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Norwegian Cancels More Sailings Norwegian Cruise Line has canceled more sailings in January in what the company is calling a “fluid public health environment.” On top of the eight ships that canceled cruises last week, more were canceled this week. Here are the new cancellations as of last night: Norwegian Getaway through January 19 Norwegian Dawn through […]

Norwegian Announces Next Prima-Class Cruise Ship

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Norwegian Cruise Line has revealed the name and details on the next ship in its Prima-class — Norwegian Viva. The vessel will be the second in the class following Norwegian Prima, which is scheduled to debut this summer. Viva will have a similar design to Norwegian Prima, and is also being built by Fincantieri in Marghera, Italy. The ship will be 142,500 […]