Episode: Carnival Triumph Revealed 2013

[smart_track_player url=”https://traffic.libsyn.com/cruiseradioshow/EPI_179_FEB_12_13_Mixdown.mp3″ title=”Carnival Triumph Revealed” artist=”Cruise Radio” ]This week we are joined by a guest who was aboard Carnival Triumph while it was stuck at sea, she gives her details and recalls the events. Stewart Chiron, The Cruise Guy® stops by with the real facts, the truth, without media hype. Travel Writer Chris Owen weighs […]

Sale: Royal Caribbean Offering Up To $400 OBC

Royal Caribbean is offering up to a $400 on board credit for Europe, Caribbean, Bermuda and trans-Atlantic sailings booked through February 15, 2013, for six night sailings or longer. Vacationers can enjoy onboard credit up to $200 per stateroom when they book a 2013 Bahamas, Bermuda, Caribbean or trans-Atlantic cruise and request one of the […]

Disney Wonder Celebrates Inaugural Miami Call

Disney Cruise Line hosted local port officials and community leaders onboard the 2,700 passenger Disney Wonder for a plaque exchange ceremony on Friday, a maritime tradition between the shipboard staff and port executives. “We are excited to be in Miami for our inaugural season, sailing from southern Florida for the first time. Miami is an […]

Disney Magic Arrives in Galveston

Disney Cruise Line’s 2,400-guest Disney Magic arrived in Galveston, Texas this morning for its first cruise of many. To salute its arrival to the Lone Star State, the Disney Magic donned a Texas-sized cowboy hat on the ship’s funnel as crew members and Disney characters waved from the upper decks of the ship. Throughout 2012-13, […]

5 Great Things To Do in Nassau, Bahamas

Nassau is a popular port of call for cruise passengers. Located on New Providence Island in the Commonwealth of the Bahamas, the capital city of Nassau is a lively spot. Nassau is home to a bustling Straw Market and many duty-free shops and is connected to nearby Paradise Island via a short bridge. Both Nassau […]

Photos: Carnival Dream Dry Dock

Carnival Dream is slowly starting to take shape in a Bahamas shipyard as she gets fitted for her Fun Ship 2.0 enhancements. As you can see from the photos below, most of the enhancements are happening on the Lido deck where the RedFrog Rum Bar and BlueIguana Tequila Bar are being installed, making way for […]

Carnival Dream Enters Drydock, Fun Ship 2.0

Carnival Dream entered a Bahamas drydock over the weekend to undergo a massive renovation, part of Carnival’s $500-million enhancement program coined Fun Ship 2.0. While in the two week drydock Carnival Dream will undergo two new bars – RedFrog Rum Bar and Blue Iguana Tequila Bar – along with merchandise store Cherry on Top. The […]

Man Jumps from Carnival Fascination

(UPDATED 5:00PM) The U.S. Coast Guard and First Coast News in Jacksonville, Florida have reported that a 31-year old male jumped off Carnival Fascination last night just south of Daytona Beach, Florida. A security guard aboard the ship reported that he saw the 31-year-old male jump from the 10th deck into the water, a fall that […]

Norwegian adds to Great Stirrup Cay

Norwegian Cruise Lines announced today the expansion of excursions and a new bar on their private island Great Stirrup Cay. The Stingray Encounter invites guests to interact with 18 specially-trained stingrays in an enclosed area. The hour-long excursion includes 45-minutes of interaction with the rays and is $29 per adult and $19 per child. Norwegian […]

Carnival Pride Hosts VIP Reception for Cruise Associations

The 2,124-guest Carnival Pride served as a venue for a reception and luncheon held by the Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) and Cruise Industry Charitable Foundation (CICF) in Baltimore, Maryland recently. Christine Duffy, CEO of CLIA was in attendance along with dignitaries and VIP’s from Baltimore and CICF. A donation of $50,000 was presented to […]