Welcome Aboard: First Impressions of Carnival Celebration

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There’s no better way to get to know a new ship than by doing a transatlantic sailing on it. So pretty much the moment Carnival Cruise Line opened up bookings for the UK-to-Miami 14-night sailing aboard Carnival Celebration, I booked passage. Truth be told, that was so long ago — and so many cruises ago […]

Carnival Celebration Dining Guide: Which Restaurants Are Complimentary?

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Carnival Cruise Line’s second Excel-class ship, Carnival Celebration, builds upon the success of her sister ship, Mardi Gras. And just like Mardi Gras, this vessel is full of dining options — both included in the cruise fare and for an extra fee. To help you decide what to eat during which time of day, we’ve put […]

MSC Cruises Sees Record Number of Bookings in October

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MSC Cruises reached a new milestone in October when it recorded more cruise bookings for the month than any previous month in company history. The line had nearly 400,000 bookings across its global fleet last month for winter 2022-2023 and summer 2023 itineraries. MSC vessels show higher than average historical occupancy levels for both winter […]

MENU: Cucina Del Capitano on Carnival Celebration

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Carnival Cruise Line’s newest ship, Carnival Celebration, features the line’s classic Italian restaurant, Cucina Del Capitano. To alleviate stress on the main dining rooms, Carnival has made Cucina Del Capitano complimentary on both Carnival Celebration and Mardi Gras. Here’s the full Cucina Del Capitano dinner menu, from appetizers all the way down to specialty coffees. […]

Best and Worst of Norwegian Prima: Is This New Ship Right For You?

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Having spent a little bit of time exploring Norwegian Cruise Line’s newest ship, we’ve come back with a lot of thoughts. Here, we’re going to tell you what we loved, what we liked, and what we weren’t thrilled with. Ready for a Norwegian Prima review, featuring the best and worst of the ship? Then read […]

Cruise News Today — November 9, 2022 [VIDEO]

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Norwegian Encore Gangway Collapses The gangway of Norwegian Encore buckled and collapsed on Tuesday while the ship was docked in Panama, leaving multiple passengers injured. A guest tweeted that a gangway from deck six to the pier two decks below collapsed while passengers were on it. Multiple guests were taken to the hospital in ambulances […]