Florida Ports to Re-Open Monday, New Orleans Prepares for Isaac

(UPDATE 2:00pm) It’ll be business as usual today as three Florida cruise ports are scheduled to re-open after being shut down over the weekend. Port Miami, Port Everglades (Fort Lauderdale) and Tampa all were closed by the Coast Guard over the weekend as Tropical Storm Isaac made its way over Key West and into the Gulf […]

Carnival raises steakhouse surcharge

Carnival Cruise Line is raising the price at their specialty steakhouses this summer, up from $30 per person to $35. The increase went into effect June 3, but for guests sailing in June and July, Carnival is honoring the $30 surcharge. In a statement from Carnival, “The increase was necessitated as a result of higher […]

Carnival Victory exits San Juan market, Valor enters

Carnival Cruise Lines announced today that Carnival Victory will leave San Juan, Puerto Rico, effective February 2013, to reposition to Miami, while Carnival Valor leaves Miami and heads to San Juan. Also announced, Carnival Destiny will move to the European market spring 2013. Here’s the scoop: Carnival Victory will head to Miami offering guests four and […]