New Expedition Cruise Ship Begins First Voyage in the Canadian Arctic

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Quark Expeditions, which is an expedition cruise line specializing in the polar regions, has announced that its new ship has set sail on her first voyage in the Canadian Arctic. On August 1, 2022, Ultramarine embarked on a 17-day Northwest Passage: In the Footsteps of Franklin itinerary, which is one of five expeditions from the […]

8 Popular Cruise Ship Seafood Restaurants

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If there’s one cuisine that makes sense on a cruise ship, it’s seafood. You’re literally floating on top of the source of dishes like lobster tail, roasted branzino, clam chowder, mussels, seafood linguini, oysters, crab cakes, fish and chips, and pan-seared halibut. Here, we’ve put together a rundown of eight popular seafood restaurants — ranging from […]

Cruise Podcast: MSC Lirica Review + Cruise News

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On this week’s episode of Cruise Radio, we get a review of a seven-night Mediterranean cruise on MSC Cruises’ ship MSC Lirica, roundtrip from Piraeus, Greece (the port for Athens). Richard Simms Has Cruise News: Policy changes regarding testing across most major cruise lines Norwegian Cruise Line is changing up menus and celebrating the float-out […]

New Cruise Line Upgrading Wifi Connectivity Across The Fleet

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The wireless internet service on Virgin Voyages’ ships is about to get better. Aruba, a Hewlett Packard Enterprise company, has announced that the cruise line will be using the Aruba ESP (Edge Services Platform) network for all of the ships in its fleet. The cruise line currently has two ships in passenger service: Scarlet Lady […]

Carnival Corporation Upgrading Global Fleet With Energy and Fuel-Saving Tech

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Carnival Corporation announced today that it will be rolling out comprehensive technology upgrades called Service Power Packages across its global fleet to further improve energy savings and reduce fuel consumption. The upgrades include ongoing installations through 2023 on ships from all nine of the company’s brands: Carnival Cruise Line, Princess Cruises, Holland America Line, Seabourn, […]

Cruise News Today — August 4, 2022 [VIDEO]

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Carnival Announces Permanent Changes Across The Fleet On Wednesday evening, Carnival Cruise Line announced a slew of service changes, and most of them will be permanent cutbacks. After having been closed for several months due to staffing, Cucina del Capitano is once again open for dinner across the entire fleet. The days of 24/7 pizza […]

Carnival Cruise Line Makes Changes to Room Service, Sea Day Brunch, and More

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Carnival Cruise Line has announced several service changes which have been — or will be — implemented across the fleet. While Cucina del Capitano is once again serving dinners after having stopped for several weeks, other food-related options around the ships will be impacted, including Sea Day Brunch and room service. Sea Day Brunch Shortened […]