Viking Breaks Single-Day Booking Record, Opens Some 2025 Sailings Early

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As Viking continues to celebrate its 25th anniversary, the company has marked a new milestone as it had its most successful single month of bookings in January. From January 1-31, the company also experienced 18 of its all-time top 20 booking days, including the strongest single day in the cruise line’s history. “For 25 years […]

Cruise Podcast: Carnival Magic Bermuda Review + Cruise News

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On this episode, we get a review of a four-night voyage to Bermuda aboard Carnival Magic out of Norfolk, Virginia. We also catch up on the latest cruise news with staff writer Richard Simms. Listen to Cruise Radio Support Our Underwriter, offers three different travel insurance plans – good, better, and best – one […]

Holland America Adds New Shipboard Positions For Sports, Crafts

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Holland America Line has announced two new shipboard positions designed to help enhance the guest experience. The cruise brand is adding a full-time art and craft instructor and a sports director to each ship in its fleet. These new team members will be introduced between March and April of this year. In addition to the […]

Royal Caribbean Makes Tweaks to Its Loyalty Program Perks

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Royal Caribbean International has made some updates to its Crown & Anchor Society loyalty program, effective March 10, 2023. Instead of having the choice of a welcome beverage such as beer or soda, Crown & Anchor members will now receive additional complimentary water bottles in their cabin. Higher tiers will receive more bottles. The line […]

Carnival Cruise Line Adding Fourth Ship to Galveston

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Carnival Cruise Line announced today that it’s expanding options for cruisers out of Galveston, Texas, by bringing Carnival Miracle to the port starting in fall 2024. From Texas, the ship will offer nine to 12-night cruises through spring 2025. Miracle will reposition from San Francisco to Galveston on October 1, 2024 and operate a Carnival […]

Cruise News Today — March 2, 2023 [VIDEO]

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Nassau Sets New Single-Day Cruise Passenger Record Nassau set a new single-day cruise passenger record this week. The port welcomed 28,554 cruise guests on Monday from six ships: Wonder and Harmony of the Seas, Celebrity Reflection and Beyond, Mardi Gras, and MSC Meraviglia. The total doesn’t include the crew members on those ships, which added […]