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 […]

TripInsurance.com Expands Coverage, Passing Savings Down

Online comparison site TripInsurance.com, which enables consumers to purchase travel insurance direct from leading carriers and save up to 40% or more, today announced that the Cincinnati-based American Modern Insurance Group has joined its team of nationally known travel insurance underwriters. American Modern currently offers three Compass Series policies available only through TripInsurance.com, all delivering […]

11 Cruise Tips Before Sail Away

By: Sarah Phillips You’ve finally made it onboard your cruise and its vacation time!  Want to make your vacation even better? Take some time before you sail away to check everything out, get acquainted and get your bearings; this is going to be your new home for at least the new few days after all. […]

Hamburg, Germany: Cruise Port Celebrates Over Weekend

For four days, more than 500 seafaring vessels, among them tall sailing boats, traditional ships and majestic cruise liners, presented a varied program on Hamburg’s water front, at the annual port anniversary. Highlights included the opening and closing ship parades, and the “Tugboat Ballet” on Saturday, during which tugboats “waltzed with each other” on the […]

Pacific Northwest Cruises Kick Off with American Cruise Lines

Earlier this week, American Cruise Lines introduced their upcoming Puget Sound and San Juan Islands itinerary to the American Spirit.  This is the company’s newest addition to a growing portfolio of cruises in the Pacific Northwest which includes Alaska and Columbia & Snake River itineraries. The eight-day roundtrip voyage from Seattle explores the hundreds of […]

Video: Disney Cruise Line in Alaska – Tracy Arm Fjord

Beginning in May, the Disney Wonder will return to Alaska for another summer season exploring the arctic allure and outdoor adventure of America’s 49th state. Experience some of Disney Cruise Line in Alaska through this video! Source: Disney Subscribe to our Cruise Updates. Related articles Disney Highlights Excursions for 2013 Mediterranean Sailings How to Choose […]

Norwegian Celebrates National Cruise Vacation Month

Norwegian Cruise Line is kicking off National Cruise Vacation Month by launching a “Let’s Cruise” sale going on through Saturday, October 13. Guests that book during the sales can receive up to $250 on-board credit, reduced deposits and a $300 coupon book, depending on the length of the sailing. In conjunction with  CLIA, National Cruise […]

New Book Claims Cheap Cruise Secrets

Just a gimmick to sell books or does it actually work? I haven’t read it but David Kirkland claims he has penned the book on how to cruise for cheap by writing Cruise Ships Secrets. David spent a decade working as officer on a cruise ship and has now over-promised ways of saving hundreds of […]

Adventure Line Expands Alaska Cruises

InnerSea Discoveries and American Safari Cruises unveiled an expanded schedule of their Alaska cruises today. Three expedition boats and four luxury yachts will sail the region offering guests active, luxury or heritage style throughout Alaska in 2013. From May to September, seven boats sail 11 different itineraries from 7- to 21-nights long. Alaska homeports include […]

Spa and Fitness Area Revealed for Norwegian Breakaway

More details were revealed today about the upcoming 4,000-guest Norwegian Breakaway’s spa and fitness facility that will span over 23,000 square feet. Offering 22 treatment rooms over 50 services, Norwegian Breakaway’s tranquil two-level Mandara Spa and thermal suite will offer guests the perfect respite and will feature the first-ever salt room at sea. A full […]