TripInsurance.com Announces Winner of $5,000 Sweepstakes

Congratulations to Lee Lally of Cincinnati, the winner of TripInsurance.com’s second “Conquer the World” $5,000 sweepstakes.  Lee plans to go on a second honeymoon with her husband and help send her mother on a trip to Netherlands with the prize. “It always feels good to have someone deserving win our Conquer the World contest,” said […]

Princess Cruises announces Entertainer of the Year sailing

  After a home-run with the first-ever Entertainer of the Year cruise this past April, Princess Cruises scheduled a second on to determine next year’s winner. Guest sailing the Valentines voyage on Crown Princess will get to cast their ballots on the four finalists. “Passengers loved our first Entertainer of the Year competition, especially the […]

Holland America announces ‘Dream Cruise’ and enhanced Roll Call

Holland America has launched a social media ‘Dream Cruise’ contest on Facebook running now through October 31, 2012, awarding one guest to win a seven-night cruise for two. Entering the contest is easy. Like the  Facebook page and tell them your dream destination. “There’s no doubt that Facebook has become an essential way for us […]

TripInsurance launches new website

Popular travel insurance website TripInsurance.com now has a new look and feel. The site, which first launched in 2011,  gives travelers a side-by-side comparison of travel insurance coverage. “Buying travel insurance was too complex, so we decided to simplify the process,” said Dan Skilken, CEO and founder of TripInsurance.com. “By grouping our plans based on the […]

Video: Stamping Out Deck Chair Hogs on Cruise Ships

Video Script — Chair Hogs Stand up They come in all shapes, ages, and sizes – Most people can’t stand them, those dreaded deck chair hogs. On July 30 Carnival Cruise Lines implemented a system on the Carnival Breeze with an attempt to stamp them out. Under the new policy guests are allowed forty minutes […]

Carnival says NO to chair hogs

Carnival Cruise Lines is now implementing a new system aboard Carnival Breeze that will eliminate chair hogs –hopefully for good! According to Senior Cruise Director John Heald, a sticker will now be placed on the chairs showing the time folks get up to leave their chair (see photo). Guests are allowed forty-minutes to return, if […]

Popular TripInsurance.com giving away another $5,000 to travel

The folks at TripInsurance.com are at it again with another $5,000 travel contest, going on now through August 27, 2012. The winner of the first Conquer the World sweepstakes was Ronda Gorman of Rockford, Illinois, who plans to use her $5,000 cash price to take her family to visit England and Scotland. She told us […]

Photo Gallery Update: Sailing aboard Carnival Glory

Recently we sailed on Carnival Glory out of Boston for a five-night Canada/New England cruise to Saint John, New Brunswick and Halifax, Nova Scotia. We’ve uploaded over 400 pictures over the weekend on our Facebook Page, you can view the gallery here (www.Facebook.com/CruiseRadio). Be sure to tune into our on-board broadcast aboard Carnival Glory and […]

5 Cool Photo Apps to Use on Your Next Cruise

If you’re like me you’ll want to take a lot of photos when heading out on your cruise vacation, and since disposable cameras seem to be out the window with the Walkman, many people are turning to their smartphone for quality pictures. The iPhone and most new smart phones take great high-resolution images. In my […]

Carnival Breeze: Bow to Stern coverage

We just returned from our 12-night cruise aboard the 3,690-passenger Carnival Breeze.  Through the trip we’ve brought continuous coverage for you through pictures, tweets, video, audio and SeaBlogs. Now that all the coverage is up, we wanted to make it easy for you to access what you need to know about Carnival’s brand new ship. […]