New Western Caribbean Cruise Port for Holland America

  Banana Coast has signed Holland America Line as the first cruise line to schedule regular calls at the first mainland Honduras cruise port at Trujillo. Holland America Line’s 1,260-passenger Ryndam is slated to call at Banana Coast 11 times between 2014 and 2015 on its western Caribbean itineraries. The ship’s Nov. 19, 2014, call is […]

Boston Cruise Season in Full Swing

With the recent sailing of Norwegian Dawn, the Massachusetts Port Authority launched the 2013 cruise season at Cruiseport Boston’s Black Falcon Terminal in South Boston. New this year, Massport is offering travelers free wireless Internet access at the cruise terminal to meet traveler’s expectations to be mobile enabled.  More than 80 percent of vacation travelers […]

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 […]

Godmothers of Norwegian Breakaway Announced

Yes, you read that correctly. Norwegian Cruise Line announced today in New York City that the famous Rockettes will christen the upcoming 4,000-guest Norwegian Breakaway on May 8, 2013. “Norwegian Breakaway is being designed as New York’s ship and we want everyone to know that this is the “must-sail” cruise ship from New York in […]

High Winds Cause Norwegian Star to Break Free

Strong winds are to blame as the 2,348-guest Norwegian Star broke free from its moorings at the west end of Bermuda on Friday, making contact with Royal Caribbean’s Explorer of the Seas, this first reported by Cruise Critic. A Norwegian spokesperson said, “At approximately 1:30pm ET today, a high wind squall caused Norwegian Star’s aft […]

Norwegian offers another Dash Sale

Norwegian Cruise Line is launching its “Freestyle Dash” limited time offer today, July 24, 2012. Guests have the opportunity to receive up to $250 in on-board credit (based on cruise length and stateroom category) plus up to four category upgrades, when they book a cruise vacation in 2013 or 2014 to one of Norwegian’s exciting […]

Norwegian offers “Cruise a Day Giveaway” as part of HSN 35-year celebration

Norwegian Cruise Line is helping leading multichannel retailer HSN celebrate 35 years of innovation by launching a “Cruise a Day Giveaway,” on June 30, 2012.  Throughout the month of July, HSN customers will have the opportunity to win a free cruise every day. Winners will receive a cruise for two, plus airfare, to one of […]

Kids Cruise Free with Norwegian’s Limited Time Sales Event

Norwegian Cruise Line is launching its popular Kids Sail Free limited time offer giving children (17 and younger), sailing in third and fourth berths, the opportunity to cruise for free when their parents make a new reservation on select fall sailings to Alaska, Bahamas, Bermuda, Canada & New England, the Caribbean, Europe or Hawaii by […]

Norwegian launches Resident Sale, savings up to $1000

It’s smooth sailing this summer with Norwegian Cruise Line’s Resident Sale starting Sunday, June 10, 2012, and offering up to $1,000 off (depending on the stateroom category booked) on select sailings, based on state of residency. Residents will enjoy savings on many popular summer cruise destinations, including Alaska, Bermuda, Europe, Hawaii and the Bahamas, when […]

Reasons To Cruise: To Honor A Family Member

In a timely post to its Inspired to Cruise blog, Princess Cruises has a new story featuring a woman who cruised to honor her father who had recently passed away. In the story, “A Cruise in Honor of My Dad,” Carol Fiol of Lake Worth, Florida, tells how over the years her family kept talking […]