Lux Cruise Company Adds Up Consumption (INFOGRAPHIC)

When it comes to adding up all it takes for a great luxury cruise, travelers often turn to Luxury Cruise Company (@LuxuryCruiseCo) for advice and booking.  As a result, the people at LuxuryCruiseCo have decades of advice to share about a variety of cruise-related topics. “The size of today’s luxury cruise ships means that they […]

Cruising During Hurricane Season: 3 Quick Tips

Cruise lines make the safety of their guests, crew and vessels their highest priority. Unlike other vacation settings, by virtue of being a completely mobile vacation, cruising allows passengers to continue their vacations by altering itineraries should Mother Nature intervene.  If your cruise is coming up between June and November, you’ll want to know about […]

Cruise Line Honored By Travel Agency Consortium

Royal Caribbean International’s Oasis of the Seas was the site of’s 14th Annual National Conference and Trade Show last week.  During the event, Royal Caribbean was recognized with its seventh consecutive Power of Partnership Award in the Contemporary Cruise Line category from the largest travel services marketing organization in North America. “Royal Caribbean is […]

River Cruise Line Christens Two Unique Ships In Holland

Recently,  Avalon Waterways unveiled and christened two of what they call “Suite Ships” in Enkhuizen, Holland.  Avalon Visionary and Avalon Vista mark the company’s 2nd and 3rd Suite Ships in just 12 months Staterooms on Avalon’s “Suite Ships” feature a large seating area adjacent to a wall to wall panoramic windowthat when opened transforms the entire […]

Un-cruise Line To Hold Double Christening

86-guest Safari Endeavour and 76-guest Wilderness Explorer go back in service after renovation on May 18, 2012 for a dual-boat christening event in Seattle and a summer season of un-cruise adventures in Alaska. “We’ve invested in these two boats to ensure maximum comfort, adventure and unsurpassed value for our guests,” said Tim Jacox, executive vice […]

Cruise blog story hits on smoldering topic

Princess Cruises this week revealed story #17 on its Inspired to Cruise blog. Each week during 2012 the blog has been featuring a new reason to cruise and will eventually have a total of 52 inspiring passenger stories about what compelled them to take a cruise vacation. This week’s post features a woman who finally […]

Record Breaking Temperatures in Florida

Here in Jacksonville, Florida it has been just as bitterly cold. I wake up every morning at 3:45 to get ready for work and there is nothing like stepping outside and waiting for the car to warm up in sub-arctic temperatures! I find myself doing a dance sometimes outside my car while the car warms […]

Episode: Cruising Trends 2010

[smart_track_player url=”″ title=”Cruising Trends 2010″ artist=”Cruise Radio” social=”false” ]In this week’s episode, we talk to the Cruise Guy; Stewart Chiron, about the cruising trends of 2010. Dr. Steve Gyland joins us to talk about some of his 700+ days spent sailing the Holland America fleet. Scott Lara joins us talking about the benefits of sailing […]


Staybridge Suites Orlando/International Drive 8480 International Drive Orlando, Florida 32819 This hotel is for you if you’re: a cruiser, need “roomy” hotel rooms, in need of a vacation, have a family. This hotel isn’t for you if: you prefer interior corridors (all rooms do face the inside and the perimeter is gated which is a […]

Gaylord Palms Resort ‘ICE’ Exhibit

Last weekend I had the experience of staying at the Gaylord Palms Resort in Orlando, Fla. Let me tell you, if you ever are in the Orlando area, this is a must.  They have an ICE exhibit there (seasonal), basically its two million pounds of ice carved into three dimensional figures… oh yah, and its 9 […]