7 Great Things To Do in Antigua

Antigua is a popular port for cruise passengers. Formerly a British colony, Antigua is known for its beautiful white sand beaches, expansive coral reefs for snorkeling and diving, soft adventure opportunities, sheltered sailing harbors, and historic sites. If you’re planning to travel to Antigua, here are a few of the most popular things to do […]

Carnival Dream Dry Dock a Success

After 13 days of dry dock, the 3,652-guest Carnival Dream is back in service with a slew of Fun Ship 2.0 enhancements – from ice cold drinks, comedy to treats – it’s all there. Here’s what new hardware was added: RedFrog Rum Bar – Lido bar with Caribbean beers and rums Blue Iguana Tequila Bar […]

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, […]

Royal Caribbean Shows Loyalty to Travel Agents

Royal Caribbean reassured their commitment to travel agents today with a new Loyal to You Always campaign by offering two more points of commission to agents that book September 21 to October 5, 2012. “Royal Caribbean has been and continues to be dedicated to fostering the success of travel agents,” said Vicki Freed, senior vice […]

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 […]

Princess Cruises Reveals Escape Completely Campaign

Princess Cruise is giving you a chance to get away from it all with their Campaign to Escape Completely. Now through November 6, you have a chance to take home a West Coast or Caribbean cruise. The campaign offers two ways to win a free cruise: Free Cruise Giveaways in Consumer Emails – Consumers who […]

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 […]

Barbados Announces New Cruise Facility

Barbados announced plans this week to open a brand new $300 million cruise terminal in the capital city of Bridgetown. The two-year project will be spearheaded by Barbados Port Incorporated in a joint venture with a consortium comprising Barbadian company SMI Infrastructure Solutions Incorporated and Royal Caribbean Cruise Limited. A minimum of 200 jobs are […]

Queen Victoria Cancels Upcoming Sailing, Propulsion Issues

Cunard Line is having to canceling their upcoming October 3, 16-night voyage on Queen Victoria for some emergency repairs on one of the ships propulsion units. Queen Victoria has one more cruise before she heads to a German shipyard to undergo repairs on one of her azipods. The vessel has a propulsion problem and can […]

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 […]