Viking Spirit Of Exploration Floats Fifth Ship

Viking Ocean Cruises announced this week that American chemist, emergency room physician and recently retired NASA astronaut Dr. Anna Fisher will be honored as godmother to its fifth ocean ship, which will debut in July 2018.  New Viking Orion is Read More …

Paradise To Paradise: Let’s Take A Look

Last year, Carnival Corporation’s Fathom brand was the first cruise line to establish a presence in Cuba.  In the process,  Social Impact Travel opened the door to the island nation in a people-to-people sort of way.  To culturally focused travelers, Fathom got Read More …

Carnival Corp LNG Ships On The Way

Without a lot of fanfare, Carnival Corporation has officially begun construction on the world’s first ship to be powered by Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) with six more on the way.  The environmentally-friendly ships will go into service between 2018 and 2011. Read More …

Seattle Port Pushes Past Pax Record

When we talk about cruise ships, big numbers often follow.  Vessels are permanently tagged with displacing water in amounts numbering tens of tons. A large ship can carry thousands of travelers and crew. These and other cruise-related numbers we use Read More …