Carnival Splendor Back Home in Australia After Alaska Deployment

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Carnival Splendor arrived home to Australia today, marking the conclusion of a 23-day transpacific voyage as she sailed into Sydney Harbour. Splendor was welcomed to the country with a special escort by sister-brand P&O Cruises Australia’s vessel Pacific Adventure before sailing past the Sydney Opera House before arriving at the port. Her arrival marks the […]

Cruise News Today — September 30, 2022 [VIDEO]

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Charleston Port Closes Ahead of Hurricane Ian Arrival You can now add Charleston, South Carolina to the list of port closures ahead of Hurricane Ian.  The only cruise ship currently sailing from the port is Carnival Sunshine. As of last night, Carnival is telling guests not to head to the port until they hear from […]

Carnival Dream Hosts Bahamian Maritime Students For a Day of Fun & Education

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In honor of Bahamas Maritime Week, Carnival Cruise Line hosted a group of 40 Bahamian students and maritime industry leaders today aboard Carnival Dream in Nassau for a day of education and fun. The Carnival Dream crew spoke to the LJM Maritime Academy students about shipboard careers and job opportunities. The group was also treated […]

Barbados Drops All COVID-19 Travel Protocols

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Effective last week, the Government of Barbados announced that it has dropped all COVID-19 related travel protocols. The Caribbean island nation will no longer require testing for anyone traveling to the country, regardless of whether they’re vaccinated or not. In addition, the wearing of masks will be optional for most places throughout Barbados. They will […]

MENU: The Serenity Bar on Carnival Cruise Line

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Carnival Cruise Line first introduced the Serenity Bar when it debuted the Serenity Retreat on Fantasy-class ships back in 2007 as part of the Evolutions of Fun refurbishment program. Several years later, it was a staple on every Fun Ship moving forward, including new builds. Located in the adults-only space, the Serenity Bar serves drinks […]

Cruise Podcast: Disney Wish Review + Cruise News

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On this week’s episode of Cruise Radio, we get a review of a Bahamas voyage aboard Disney Cruise Line’s brand-new ship Disney Wish. Richard Simms Has Cruise News: A busy week in the Caribbean with Hurricane Ian Canada and two more cruise lines drop vaccination mandates  Carnival Luminosa is now sailing and is picking up […]

Carnival Cruise Line Provides Hurricane Ian Update For Multiple Ships

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Carnival Cruise Line has provided an update on itinerary changes and cancellations for multiple ships sailing in the Caribbean region, as its Fleet Operations team in Miami continues to monitor Hurricane Ian. Port Tampa Bay, Port Canaveral, Jacksonville’s JAXPORT, and the Port of Charleston are closed. As a result, the following voyages have been canceled: […]

Cruise News Today — September 29, 2022 [VIDEO]

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Hurricane Ian Cruise Update As Hurricane Ian slowly continues to pound Florida with wind and rain, more cruise lines are having to keep ships away until the all-clear is given. Disney has decided to extend Disney Wish‘s current cruise two extra days, with a sea day on Friday. It will attempt to dock at Castaway […]

MSC Cruises Details New Entertainment on Upcoming U.S.-Based Ship

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MSC Cruises has revealed new details on the entertainment that will be available aboard MSC Seascape, including six new shows specifically designed for the Chora Theatre. The vessel will also feature the popular dueling pianos concept featured on MSC Seashore. Six New Theater Productions The beautiful Chora Theatre will be home to six brand-new shows […]

Another Hotel Brand Enters the Cruise Business

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Just ahead of the launch of The Ritz-Carlton Yacht Collection’s first vessel next month, another luxury hotel brand has announced it’s getting into cruising: Four Seasons. The company’s new cruising venture will be called Four Seasons Yachts, bringing together Nadim Ashi and Philip Levine — luxury entrepreneurs and visionaries of the experience the brand wants […]