Cruise Line Cancels Galveston Sailing

Cruise lines are shuffling their ships around due to the historic flooding conditions around Houston and Galveston. Royal Caribbean International confirmed via Twitter that the August 27 sailing on Liberty of the Seas is cancelled completely. Three of Carnival Cruise Line’s ships – Carnival Valor, Carnival Freedom, and Carnival Breeze – remain offshore in the […]

Episode: Norwegian Epic 2013 Review + Cruise News

[smart_track_player url=”https://traffic.libsyn.com/cruiseradioshow/EPI_189_APR_23_13_Mixdown.mp3″ title=”Norwegian Epic Review” artist=”Cruise Radio” ]This week we talk to listener Simon Duvall, Simon will give us his full review of Norwegian Cruise Lines’ Norwegian Epic — a 4,100-guest mega-ship that splits time between Port Miami in the winter and the Med during the summer. View the video of the 747 landing in […]

Celebrity Constellation Wraps Up ‘Solsticizing’ Efforts

The Solsticizing is almost all complete. Celebrity Constellation entered a scheduled dry dock period on Wednesday to add the full complement of Solstice Class-inspired features and attributes guests love. In 2010, Celebrity Constellation got a mini-Solstice makeover, followed by the full Solsticizing for the rest of the Millennium class ships. Now, Celebrity Constellation is back […]

Disney Wonder Celebrates Inaugural Miami Call

Disney Cruise Line hosted local port officials and community leaders onboard the 2,700 passenger Disney Wonder for a plaque exchange ceremony on Friday, a maritime tradition between the shipboard staff and port executives. “We are excited to be in Miami for our inaugural season, sailing from southern Florida for the first time. Miami is an […]

Upcoming Norwegian Getaway to Sail Miami 2014

Norwegian Cruise Line announced today that the upcoming 4,000-guest Norwegian Getaway will be delivered January 2014, months earlier the expected. It was also announced that she’ll sail from PortMiami year-round on seven-night Eastern Caribbean itineraries, starting February 1, 2014. “We are pleased that Meyer Werft will deliver this incredible vessel three months earlier than scheduled,” […]

Carnival Announces Cruise Check-In Service at Miami Airport

Great news for Carnival Cruise Line passengers flying into MIA and cruising out of Miami or Port Everglades. Passengers who are flying into MIA can now check-in for their cruise at Concourses “D” or “H” on the day of their sailing, this first reported by Travel Pulse. The airport check-in counters are open from 8am […]

Five Ways to Score Last Minute Cruise Deals

It wasn’t that long ago when you could show up at the dock with your passport in hand and go on a sailing. These days, post- 9/11, and with increased homeland security, it’s nearly impossible. Even industry people who want to go on a ship for the day need to submit their paperwork at least […]

Celebrity Reflection Starts Sea Trials

Celebrity Cruises’ 3,030-guest Celebrity Reflection has officially left the Meyer Werft shipyard in Germany and headed for sea trials in the North Sea. Thousands of on lookers lined the banks of Ems River to watch the vessel sail backwards for about 10 hours. Preparations for the transit – known as “the conveyance” – include removing […]

Star Clippers sails to Cuba in 2014

Sailing ship cruise company Star Clippers announced at a press conference on Saturday of their plans to sail limited cruises in Cuba in 2014, aboard the 170-passenger Star Flyer. The line currently plans two repositioning cruises ending or originating at Cienfuegos, Cuba; one six-night cruise round-trip from Cienfuegos, and five seven-night round-trip sailings from Cienfuegos […]

Another Norwegian Freestyle Dash sale

Norwegian Cruise Line launched another one of their popular “Freestyle Dash” sales until Friday, August 24, 2012 on a variety of sailings around the globe. Norwegian Freestyle Dash fares include Hawaii sailings on Pride of America for $1,199, European itineraries for $549, sailings out of NYC for $429 and the popular three or four-night sailings […]