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 […]

Carnival Glory: Disembarkation day + thoughts of ship

We woke up this morning and the ship was docked. Around 7 am they started letting self-assist folks get off the ship and then at 7:45 they started the folks in the zones that checked luggage. I realized that I didn’t pack everything last night so I wound up stuffing a bunch of stuff in […]

Popular shipbuilder to construct elements to float Costa Concordia

Popular Italian shipbuilder Fincantieri was awarded the contract to build thirty caissons (steel boxes) that will be used to float Costa Concordia in the next few months. The 30 steel caissons will be built at three different shipyards and will have a combined weight of 11,500-tons. Once the ship has been stabilized, caissons will be […]

13 Tips For Leaving Your Cruise Ship

Getting ready for a cruise vacation is way more fun than what to do when it is over. Before, we plan where to go, what to do and get excited for the experience.  After, not so much.  Still, preparing for getting off the ship can be just as important.  You’ll want to know where to […]

Your Cruise Questions Answered: Carnival Breeze Layout

Onboard Carnival Cruise Line’s new Carnival Breeze, we have received a barrage of questions about everything from dining options to which side of the cabin is the sofa located on.  Those booked on the new ship as well as those considering bookings are looking for detailed information like never before.   Today, let’s get going with […]

Carnival Corporation cruise ships take part in safety project

e MonaLisa project promises to track the locations of ships sailing in European waters, increasing safety, efficiency and reducing environmental impact.  Knee-jerk reaction to Costa Concordia being in the wrong place at the wrong time or part of an ongoing effort. “The project is a computerised tracking system that offers a continuous view of ship […]

Costa Atlantica: Last day at Sea + Guest Relations

For being our day at sea, we had great weather and were able to just chill out the whole day. A lot of people on the ship were lying out in the sun, while others spent the day indoors after having baked in the sun for the past 10-days. At 10:30 I had an interview […]

Episode: Silversea Cruises 2010

[smart_track_player url=”https://traffic.libsyn.com/cruiseradioshow/EPI37MAY24Mixdown.mp3″ title=”Silversea Cruises” artist=”Cruise Radio” social=”false” ]Game Show Host, radio personality, and travel writer Geoff Edwards will be talking to us about the Silversea Spirit. Find out what cruise line rated the top in Eco-friendliest in Cruise News. Stewart Chiron (Cruise Guy) joins us with weekly commentary. Be sure to follow us on Twitter […]

Why I Love Cruising

Yesterday at work someone asked me:   Why do you love cruising so much?   I couldn’t help but laugh as I gave him a laundry list of reasons.   Everything is all inclusive You only have to unpack once It’s impossible to get a DUI on a cruise ship! Where else can you walk […]

Woman Jumps Off Ship

I have been out of town but my producer sent me an email today. I’ll go ahead and get right to it. Associated Press | MIAMI —  The U.S. Coast Guard is searching for a cruise ship passenger who reportedly jumped overboard in the Bahamas. The Coast Guard says crew members aboard Royal Caribbean’s Monarch of […]