Variety is the Spice of Life

Whenever we can find the time and money, we all look forward to a holiday abroad, hopefully in the sun! Most look for something a little different when they go away, and when it comes to pleasing an entire family this can make matters even more difficult. If you’re trying to think of somewhere new […]

MSC Cruises Releases ‘Deals to Sea’

If you’re looking to escape to the Europe or the Caribbean this winter and want to try an Italian brand, MSC Cruises just released a “Deals to Sea” promotion with savings for as low as $54 per night until September 5. These “MSC Deals to Sea” rates are available on select European sailings of two […]

Puerta Maya Cruise Center in Cozumel Revamps Website

Visitors to Cozumel can now have their finger on the pulse of  the what’s-going-on before they even arrive. The website for the Puerta Maya Cruise Center in Cozumel was recently revamped to show more videos, images and a look at the most popular Caribbean city. The site also includes an up-to-the-minute weather report, lists of […]

Grand Turk Cruise Center Revamps Website

    The website for the Grand Turk Cruise Center just got a whole lot easier to navigate as they recently overhauled the site. Along with making the website more user friendly, the site added videos, images and information showcasing the port. The site provides a look at the 18-acre areas as well some of […]

Blake Shelton Cruise Guests Experience the Spice of Life in Puerto Rico

By Nancy Schretter San Juan, Puerto Rico is one of the Eastern Caribbean’s most diverse and exciting ports of call. This capital city of Puerto Rico, a U.S. territory, offers a unique blend of so many factors: old and new; American and Taino/European cultures; art and adventure. Cruisers can stroll down bustling cobblestone streets filled […]

Singapore: A ‘Hotter’ Alternative to a Caribbean Cruise?

When you have had your fill of Caribbean waters and are looking for more land-based action, switch itineraries and look southeast (Asia). One destination stands out as it prepares to become Asia’s newest cruise playground. Singapore is no stranger to hordes of tourists pounding its pavements. It received more than 9 million visitors last year, […]

Windstar ship completes bow to stern refurb

The Windstar Cruises 148-guest Wind Star was recently the first in three ships to undergo a bow to stern makeover, part of the $18 million dollar fleet-wide renovation program. This included redesigned staterooms and owner’s suites and enhanced public areas. The Restaurant was transformed into a whole new dining experience as AmphorA Restaurant including a […]

Duty-Free Shopping While on Caribbean Cruise: A Brief Guide to Island Best Buys

The Caribbean Basin Initiative (CBI) was conceived to strengthen the United States’ trade relations with countries in the Caribbean region. As a result, CBI countries have become havens of duty-free goods, a welcome addition to the Caribbean’s long-established appeal. This economic arrangement has since flooded the region with zero-levy goods, and presented Caribbean cruise travelers, […]

Expedition Cruise Ship to Sail Caribbean in 2013

For well traveled cruise passengers who want to explore the Caribbean on a National Geographic expedition  voyage – your ship has come in. In 2013 Lindblad Expeditions will introduce three seven-night sailings through the Lesser Antillies aboard the 58-guest tall ship Sea Cloud. The week-long cruise will explore Dominica, Iles des Saintes, St. Lucia and […]

St. Croix Looks Forward to Great Cruise Numbers

According to South Florida Caribbean News, St. Croix is scheduled to have 55 cruise ships visiting the islands between October 2012 and September 2013. While a higher number of ships visited the port this year, the size of the ships will yield a higher passenger count. Royal Caribbean’s Jewel of the Seas is scheduled to […]