Episode: Health at Sea 2012 + Cruise News

[smart_track_player url=”https://traffic.libsyn.com/cruiseradioshow/EPI148JULY1012Mixdown.mp3″ title=”Health at Sea” artist=”Cruise Radio” ]This week health coach Nicole La Placa joins us on staying healthy while cruising and what you can do to avoid gaining those extra pounds. Friend and Rome tour guide Teressa stops by as well. In Cruise News, Cruise Guy gives us the latest on: Carnival Cruise Line […]

Episode: Mediterranean Cruise Ports 2012

[smart_track_player url=”https://traffic.libsyn.com/cruiseradioshow/EPI147JULY312Mixdown.mp3″ title=”Mediterranean Cruise Ports” artist=”Cruise Radio” ]We talk to Senior Cruise Director of Carnival Cruise Line, John Heald, about all the Mediterranean cruise ports that Carnival Breeze visits. Great advice from Nancy Schretter from The Family Travel Network as well as travel writer and former cruise industry executive, Art Sbarsky. You can find all […]

Carnival Breeze: Palma de Mallorca + Punchliner Comedy Club

When I woke up this morning we were pulling into Palma de Mallorca, Spain. I didn’t opt for an excursion on this island but chose to walk it by foot. There was a five euro shuttle bus available into downtown if you didn’t want to walk. The walk into town takes about thirty minutes and […]

Celebrity Chef debuts at-sea dining concept on Norwegian Breakaway

Norwegian Cruise Line announced today that it has engaged celebrity chef and Food Network star Geoffrey Zakarian to create and oversee a seafood concept to open May 2013 on the line’s newest ship, Norwegian Breakaway. The restaurant, Ocean Blue by Geoffrey Zakarian, is envisioned as a luxury seafood dining experience, utilizing all of the ingredients […]

Carnival Breeze: Fun Day at Sea + interviews galore

  One of the cool parts about doing Cruise Radio is being able to talk to a lot of different people and delve into their position on-board. Today we started out with John Heald’s assistant Calvin, we did a video interview with him in the night club inside one of the cages (yes, the night […]

Episode: Shore-side Power + Carnival Conquest 2012 Review

[smart_track_player url=”https://traffic.libsyn.com/cruiseradioshow/EPI141MAY2212Mixdown.mp3″ title=”Carnival Conquest Review” artist=”Cruise Radio” ]This week we are joined by Mike Watts, VP of Marine Development with Cochran Marine. Mike talks to us about shore-side power and how it’s making cruise ports greener, one port at a time. TripInsurance.com is giving away $5,000 for a vacation of your choice — no strings […]

Princess Cruises announces winners of “1,000 Memories at Sea” photo contest

After sorting through the more than 57,000 cruise vacation photos that were submitted to the Princess Cruises “1,000 Memories at Sea” photo contest, judges have chosen an image of the soaring columns of Ephesus submitted by Christine Svircev of Illinois as the grand prize winner. The winning photo depicts the grandeur of the ruins of […]

Cruise line receives environmental award

Holland America Line was the recipient of the 2012 Rear Admiral William M. Benkert Environmental Protection Award from the U.S. Coast Guard in recognition of the line’s environmental leadership and for successfully achieving several environmental objectives established by the company that exceed standard regulation. The William M. Benkert Award is the premier marine environmental protection […]

Port of New Orleans reports stellar cruise year

2011 was a record year for the cruise port of New Orleans, seeing 736,908 cruise passengers, beating the previous record set in 2004 of 734,643 passengers. The direct local economic impact was $132.1-million or $937,000 per cruise ship, creating 3,000 jobs. “New Orleans is a hugely popular cruise port and cruise lines are taking notice […]

Grenada cruise excursion makes National Geographic ‘Most Awesome Places’ list

Grenada’s Underwater Sculpture Park and the statues created by Jason deCaires Taylor were featured in a special edition National Geographic magazine entitled “Wonders of the World – Earth’s most awesome places.” Compiling photographs in the categories of air, earth and sea, Grenada’s underwater statues are in good company appearing amongst household names such as the […]