Carnival Sunshine Resumes Cruises From Charleston

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After 22 months, Carnival Sunshine has finally resumed voyages from its year-round homeport of Charleston, South Carolina. The return of the ship’s passenger operations in Charleston also marks the return of cruising from the southern coastal city. The 2,964-passenger vessel is kicking off a series of four to 10-night cruises that will sail to the Bahamas and […]

Viking Neptune Floated Out at the Shipyard in Italy

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Viking’s next ocean ship, Viking Neptune, has been floated out at Fincantieri shipyard in Ancona, Italy. The float out began at around 11 am local time, when a member of the Viking team cut a cord that signaled water to begin flowing into the ship’s building dock. Following a two-day process to set the vessel afloat, Neptune will then […]

Royal Caribbean Further Extends Cruise With Confidence Program

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Royal Caribbean has extended its Cruise with Confidence program in light of the continued spread of the Omicron variant. The program will now include reservations that are confirmed on or before March 31, 2022 for cruises departing through September 30, 2022. It offers the option for booked guests to cancel their cruise up to 48 […]

Physician & Cruise Industry Consultant Says Pandemic Nearing An End

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Former U.S. Food & Drug Administration Commissioner and cruise industry health consultant Dr. Scott Gottlieb says he believes the pandemic is coming to an end – and he’s planning to take his family on a cruise this summer. In a webinar with Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings CEO Frank Del Rio, Gottlieb said he believes the […]

Cruise Podcast: Norwegian Joy Review [2021]

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Brad chats with us about his recent five-night western Caribbean cruise aboard Norwegian Cruise Line’s ship Norwegian Joy. He goes over how well guests were following COVID protocols, what dining was like, and detailed his experience with entertainment throughout the sailing. Listen to Cruise Radio Support Our Underwriter, offering three different travel insurance plans […]

Queen Mary 2 to Feature World-Class Shakespeare Shows in 2022

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Cunard has partnered with The Royal Shakespeare Company to bring Shakespeare to the high seas in 2022. Starting in May, passengers sailing on Queen Mary 2 will be able to enjoy tailored theatrical performances by the company, including a new piece called Boundless as the Sea — a unique blend of Shakespeare’s iconic love scenes created by Owen Horsley […]

Cruise News Today — January 13, 2022 [VIDEO]

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Norwegian Announces Name of Second Prima-Class Ship Norwegian Cruise Line has announced the name of its second Prima-class ship — Norwegian Viva. The vessel will have a similar design to Norwegian Prima, coming in at 142,500 gross tons. It will feature drop slides, a go kart track, infinity pools, glass over-water bridges, and a redesigned […]