Carnival Freedom Cruise Ship Fire: What Happens Next?

Following a fire that occurred in the smokestack of a Carnival Cruise Line ship while docked in Grand Turk early Thursday morning, the company has detailed how they plan to get passengers home. The vessel was on the final stop of its five-night cruise with 2,504 guests and 972 crew aboard when the ship caught […]

CDC Raises Bahamas COVID-19 Warning Level To ‘High’

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The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has added the Bahamas to its COVID-19 “high” risk category for travelers. This week, several other destinations were added, including Belize in Central America, Montserrat, and Saint Vincent, and the Grenadines in the Caribbean. A popular destination for cruisers, the Bahamas was previously listed as Level […]

Norwegian to Now Have 9 Cruise Ships in Europe, Sun Redeployed from Asia

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With many Asian cruise ports still closed, Norwegian Cruise Line has opted to redeploy Norwegian Sun from the Far East and Southeast Asia to the Canary Islands this fall. “Due to challenging and developing regulations regarding international travel and cruising in Asia, we have made the difficult decision to reposition Norwegian Sun from Asia to […]

MSC Boasts Its Next Cruise Ship Is “The Future Of Cruising”

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MSC is counting down the months until the launch of its new flagship, the MSC World Europa, which it describes as “an ultra-modern urban metropolis at sea.” Set to launch in the Persian Gulf on December 20, the new ship will be the first of MSC’s ‘World Class’ prototype series. It spans 22 decks and […]

Celebrity Beyond Trip Report, Day 2: So Much Ship, So Little Time

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Talk about time flying when you’re having fun! We only boarded Celebrity Beyond 24 hours ago and here we are, on the last full day of our cruise. But that’s how preview sailings like this one go. It’s like trying to take in all of Walt Disney World in a day. You can’t actually do […]

Cruise News Today — May 24, 2022

The big three cruise lines are officially all back to sea.  When Royal Caribbean’s Rhapsody of the Seas left Rome on Monday, it completes its final ship to return to service. Rhapsody was out of service for 26 months and is currently sailing the Med.   Carnival returned its final ship into service in early […]

Your Total Orlando Vacation Guide

Orlando, Florida, is at the top of most people’s bucket lists, as it is home to many fun theme parks, such as Magic Kingdom, Universal Orlando Resort, and Epcot.  However, there is more to the city than rollercoaster rides, Disney characters, and movie attractions, even though they are worth the visit alone. Maximize every minute […]

Cruise News Today — May 20, 2022 [VIDEO]

Carnival Cruise Line has reached a return to service milestone with its two millionth guest since the company returned to service last July.  On Thursday, the festivities were held in Port Canaveral aboard Carnival Freedom when the Gibbs family from Ocala, Fla. embarked and were given some gifts.  The restart hasn’t been without challenges with […]

Meet Carnival Cruise Line’s 2 Millionth Guest Since Restart

Carnival Cruise Line has reached a milestone of two million guests since it restarted operations last July. Today, the milestone was commemorated in Port Canaveral, Fla. aboard Carnival Freedom as the Gibbs family – Daniel and Kristi with son Mason and grandmother Theresa Campbell – from Ocala, Fla. boarded the ship. They were surprised with fanfare […]