5 Great Things To Do in Nassau, Bahamas

Nassau is a popular port of call for cruise passengers. Located on New Providence Island in the Commonwealth of the Bahamas, the capital city of Nassau is a lively spot. Nassau is home to a bustling Straw Market and many duty-free shops and is connected to nearby Paradise Island via a short bridge. Both Nassau […]

Norwegian adds to Great Stirrup Cay

Norwegian Cruise Lines announced today the expansion of excursions and a new bar on their private island Great Stirrup Cay. The Stingray Encounter invites guests to interact with 18 specially-trained stingrays in an enclosed area. The hour-long excursion includes 45-minutes of interaction with the rays and is $29 per adult and $19 per child. Norwegian […]

Eastern Caribbean: A Proper Welcome to First-Time Cruise Travelers

The Eastern Caribbean itinerary provides an appropriate introduction to the entire region because it embodies what cruise travelers expect of choice destinations and provides non-intrusive signposts to what awaits next. In general, the Eastern route is a mature tourist destination, so accommodation, entertainment and retail infrastructures are highly developed. Because ports are closer to each […]

Hottest Cruise Trends of 2012

The cruise industry just keeps getting hotter, with an estimated 20 million people planning on taking a cruise in 2012. So if you’re new to cruising, here are the five hot trends in cruising to get you started. Alaska Alaska cruises are hot property at the moment after several years of waning popularity, with the […]

Bahamas sees spike in cruise ship traffic

Cruise ship traffic is up five percent over the past year for the Bahamas islands, according to Carla Stuart, director of cruise development at the Ministry of Tourism and Aviation. Bahamas offers two cruise ports for cruise lines to bring guests, Nassau and Grand Bahama island. Last year alone more than five million guests arrived […]

Review of Norwegian Sky

We took a last minute cruise on the NCL ‘Sky’ for a three day Bahamas cruise to tape an episode of Cruise Radio and it was pretty eventful. Since my radio show is independent, I can have an unbiased look at it all. We are both in our 20’s, so of course having fun was […]