Alaska Adventure Cruise: One From Each Place

As we end our sailing with Holland America Line for Oprah’s Year Of Adventure Cruise, it is time to look back on the 7-day voyage, photo by photo.  Here, a collection of my favorite photos from memorable places and events Read More …

Carnival Finally Shakes Booze Cruise Rep: Thank You Norwegian

Continuing to grow in popularity with cruise travelers, Port Canaveral has been chosen by Norwegian Cruise Line to host Norwegian Sun for 2018 sailings to Cuba and the Bahamas. Not exactly the most exciting news until we consider a substantial Read More …

Once Nearing Extinction, Cruise Ship Libraries Are Back

On a long sailing with a number of days at sea, cruise travelers go about occupying their time a number of ways.  Onboard programming is designed to fill that time with seminars, activities, and demonstrations. Some passengers get into those Read More …

Fathom This: The Carnival Paradise Cuba Story

This week saw Carnival Paradise begin the first of a dozen four- and five-day sailings to Cuba from Port Tampa Bay.  Kicking off the new Cuba series in their trademarked ‘Fun’ way, Carnival Cruise Line hosted an event at the Read More …

Interesting Viking Cruise Itineraries Bring New Travel Choices

Destination-focused cruise lines continue to differentiate themselves from one another a number of ways.  Royal Caribbean International’s diverse fleet of ships is split into seven different classes, each with a unique personality of its own. Carnival Cruise Line continues delivering Read More …

Cruise Lines Deliver Value, Stay In Their Lane

A recent announcement by Carnival Cruise Line to offer a pay-over-time program makes sense.  As an affordable vacation option, Carnival has enabled many North Americans to experience international travel beyond their borders who might not have done so otherwise.  Some Read More …

Cuba Cruise Reality Highlights Industrywide Destination Focus

Blazing the trail for Americans to visit Cuba, Carnival Corporation’s Fathom brand opened the door, defining impact travel in the process.  This summer, Cuba cruises will be in full swing on a number of cruise lines ranging from budget to Read More …