Carnival Celebration Trip Report, Day 1: Let the Fun Begin!

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Today in Miami I boarded Carnival Cruise Line’s newest ship, Carnival Celebration, for a seven-night cruise to Cozumel, Costa Maya, and Roatán. To share my experiences throughout the voyage, I’ll be posting regular trip reports about my time both on the ship and in port. Embarkation went much quicker than I thought it would, because […]

An Open Letter to Norwegian Cruise Line: Please Don’t Stop the Music!

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Hey, listen, I get it, Norwegian Cruise Line. The shutdown, which crippled the cruise industry, hit you guys hard, and you wound up losing a lot of money. So now, you’re doing what you can to try and get things back on track. But here’s the thing that only people who really, really love you […]

Cruise Line Expanding Casinos on Five Ships

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Holland America Line will be expanding the casino space on its Pinnacle and Signature class ships to include over 140 of the newest and most popular slot and video poker machines in the gaming industry. The increased casino space on Rotterdam, Nieuw Statendam, Koningsdam, Eurodam, and Nieuw Amsterdam adds more traditional slots, progressive jackpots, and […]

Cruise News Recap | Week of January 15, 2023

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1. Within the past month, Nassau broke its one-day cruise visitor record three times. 2. Norwegian Cruise Line has laid off a number of its entertainment staff members and is cutting some of its most expensive production shows, including Kinky Boots on Norwegian Encore. 3. Carnival Corporation is adding Starlink satellite internet to its global […]