Duchess Kate Christens the Royal Princess in Southampton

Her Royal Highness The Duchess of Cambridge Kate christened Princess Cruises’ new Royal Princess today in Southampton when she released a bottle of champagne that smashed against the ship’s hull. Standing on the naming platform with the ship’s Captain Tony Draper, The Duchess pronounced, “I name this ship Royal Princess. May God bless her and […]

Queen Victoria Cancels Upcoming Sailing, Propulsion Issues

Cunard Line is having to canceling their upcoming October 3, 16-night voyage on Queen Victoria for some emergency repairs on one of the ships propulsion units. Queen Victoria has one more cruise before she heads to a German shipyard to undergo repairs on one of her azipods. The vessel has a propulsion problem and can […]

Queen Elizabeth and Queen Victoria Together in Flaam, Norway

Norway saw two of Cunard’s liners together in the country for the first time this week as both Queen Elizabeth and Queen Victoria took their respective guests on luxury cruise vacations through the breathtaking Fjords.  The ships are pictured here at Flaam, near Sognefjord, where they called for a day on 25 June. In true […]

Episode: 3rd Party Shore Excursions 2012 + Cruise News

[smart_track_player url=”https://traffic.libsyn.com/cruiseradioshow/EPI143JUNE512Mixdown.mp3″ title=”Third Party Shore Excursions” artist=”Cruise Radio” ]Mike Greve with Global Destination Group joins us this week to give us a behind the scenes look on what makes a cruise port “cruise ship ready.” Viator is a cruise excursion company the promises if your excursion isn’t back to the ship, they’ll pay for you […]