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 […]

Norwegian Cruise Line Launches Caribbean Dash Sale

Norwegian Cruise Line is launching a limited time offer this giving guests the opportunity to receive up to $250 (based on cruise length and stateroom category) to spend on board any Caribbean cruise vacation, plus free upgrades fleet-wide on all 2013 and 2014 sailings, when they make a new cruise reservation before Friday, August 3, […]

Carnival Miracle Hosts Students in Grand Turk

The 2,124-guest Carnival Miracle recently hosted a group of students from the Junior Park Warden program (photo right) during a stop in Grand Turk, promoting Carnival’s commitment to environmental awareness. Over a dozen students were given a behind-the-scenes glance at the ships environmental and technical spaces — complete with a visit to the engine room, […]

Popular Tortuga Rum Cakes expands to Falmouth, Jamaica

The popular Tortuga Rum Cake chain has now expanded to Falmouth, Jamaica. Last week Tortuga International Holdings opened a 395-square foot store in the recently-built Falmouth cruise port, as reported by the Jamaica Observer. The Falmouth location offers rum cakes, Caribbean sauces, famous Blue Mountain Coffee, and other souvenirs. With over 600,000 cruise passengers a […]

Three missing cruise passengers found by Jamaican authorities

The three passengers that didn’t return back to Carnival Freedom in Ocho Rios, Jamaica on Thursday have been found by Jamaican police – according to ABC News. Jamaican authorities classified this as a missing person’s case because the passengers never returned back to the ship after a full day in port and were not on […]

5 Safety Tips For Your Next Cruise Getaway

Cruising is one of the safest ways to travel. From young children still glued to their mothers’ hip to retirees spending their golden years sipping margaritas under the Caribbean stars, the safety initiates on modern cruise ships are in place to keep everyone protected. However, if a cruise ship is best described as a floating […]

Choosing the Best Cruise Holiday

When it comes to seeing more of the world, nothing beats going on a cruise. Not only do you have the opportunity to visit several different destinations, you can do so while traveling in comfort and having all of your needs catered for. When it comes to choosing cruise holidays, you need to focus carefully […]

Cruise line cellular company boasts successful service with Carnival Breeze

  MTN Satellite Communications (MTN), the global provider of communications, connectivity and content services to remote locations around the world and Wireless Maritime Services (WMS), the world leader in cellular service to the cruise line and ferry industry,today announced unprecedented services to Carnival Cruise Lines’ newest ship, Carnival Breeze, during her first month in service. Carnival […]

Windstar Cruises reveals 2013 Voyage Collection

Windstar Cruises, known for its fleet of luxury yachts and unique destinations, has just released its new 120-page Voyage Collection Brochure showcasing the 2013 sailings. The brochure gives detailed information on itinerary schedules, destination information and news on Windstar’s renovations. Windstar Cruises 2013 deployment features luxury sailings in the Caribbean, Costa Rica, Northern Europe, Italy, […]

Travel agents give optimistic outlook for cruise sales

Halfway through the year, travel agents cite  optimism about selling cruises in 2012, according to a new survey of members of Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA).  Over 50 percent of respondents report they are already selling more vacations at sea than in 2011 and 64 percent expect cruise booking volume over the course of 2012 […]