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Anyone Read The Cruise Contract
by Kuki
Your acceptance of the contract is implied by your booking.
7-03-13


Theme Cruises: A Primer
by Judy Cuervo
A glimpse into the world of theme cruising, a concept that has exploded
7-02-13


How to Book Shore Excursions
by Pete Peterson What are the key aspects to booking independent tours?
6-27-13


Carnival Ships to New Homeports
by Paul Motter Carnival Sunshine to Port Canaveral, Carnival Dream to New Orleans; April 2014
6-27-13


by Kuki The group likely most guilty of this misstep are experienced cruisers.
6-26-13


Micky Leaves Carnival CEO
by Carnival Corp Micky Arison will continue as Chairman of the Board
6-25-13


Carnival Triumph Returns
by Ray Snoozeman McDonald A report from a full cruise aboard the newly renovated Carnival Triumph
6-24-13


Polishing the Crystal Serenity
by Janice Wald Henderson A Sneak Peak at Crystal Serenity Makeover Project Coming this Autumn
6-23-13


The Grand Del Mar Hotel
by Janice Wald Henderson For a pre-cruise stay in beautiful San Diego this hotel is the best in the West
06.20.13


Hurricane Season Realities
by Paul Motter Lowest prices of the year are often available during hurricane season.
06.19.13


Royal Princess Surprises
by Paul Motter A few things deserve a mention in the interest of both sides of the story
06.17.13


The Best Royal Princess Secrets
by Paul Motter Some of the low-key features that make Royal Princess an outstanding ship
06.15.13


Witnessing a Royal Inaugural
by Paul Motter Editor Paul Motter is on site in Southampton for the "Naming" of Royal Princess
06.14.13


Royal Princess First Impressions
by Paul Motter The ultimate Princess ship, more lovely in design and detail than expected
06.12.13


New Seine River Options
by Paul Motter Viking Cruises wants to sail the Seine from Paris to Le Havre
06.09.13


Norwegian Breakaway Truly Excels
by Paul Motter The ship embodies the best in "Free-Style" cruising yet.
06.06-13


Cruise Brand Loyalists
by Kuki Brand loyalty is what each cruise line hopes to build with their reward programs.
6-05-13


Cruise Insurance Considerations
by Paul Motter Feel confident during your boat drill by getting cruise insurance!
6-04-13


Oceania's Cuisine - Best at Sea?
by Paul Motter Marina is the first ship purpose-built for epicureans.
6-03-13


Royal Caribbean Orders Third Quantum-Class Ship
by Paul Motter Third Quantum-class ship ordered to be delivered in 2016
5-31-13


LONDON CALLING!
by Paul Motter Living it Up Pre-Cruise at The Langham in London
5-31-13


Kate to "Name" Royal Princes June 13
by Paul Motter Kate Middleton, wife of Prince William, will be the Godmother in the official naming ceremony, June 13, 2013.
5-30-13


Hurricane Season 2013
by Paul Motter The NOAA is predicting an unusually severe hurricane season this year. Surprised?
5-28-13


Fire on Grandeur of the Seas
by Paul Motter Passengers will be flown to Baltimore tomorrow, with full refund for cruise
5-27-13


Great American Steamship to Sail Columbia River
by Paul Motter Great American SteamBoat Company has rescued Empress of the North
5-24-13


We Love Viking Star
by Paul Motter Viking River's first sea-going vessels will redefine the concept of cruising.
5-21-13


Nickel & Diming on Cruise Ships
by Paul Motter A history of cruise line strategies for getting more money from you onboard
5-19-13


Viking Ocean to Change Cruising
by Paul Motter The largest river cruise line just revealed its impressive plans for its first sea-voyage cruise ships.
5-17-13


Norwegian Getaway Entertainment Lineup
by Paul Motter Norwegian's next ship (2014) will have Legally Blonde, Illusionarium, Stand-up Comedy and Grammy Experience
5-14-13


Carnival Triumph to Get FunShip Upgrades
by Paul Motter Triumph will receive Guy's Burgers, RedFrog Rumbar, EA Sports Bar, Alchemy Bar and Blue Tequila
5-09-13


Norwegian Breakaway Christened in New York
by Paul Motter "New York's ship" officially christened in her new home port today, May 8, 2013.
5-08-13


2013 Alaska Cruises
by Paul Motter Last minute seven-night cruises for just $279 per person
5-07-13


Boston Summer Cruise Season
by Paul Motter Boston now hosts a number of cruise ships on regular schedules for the summer season.
5-06-13


Navigator to Galveston After Upgrade
by Paul Motter The ship will bring us "virtual balconies" before they are introduced on Quantum of the Seas.
4-30-13


Disney Magic New Features
A 3-story slide, a new atrium, the Marvel experience, Oceaneer's Lab and upgraded staterooms
4-26-13


Norwegian Breakaway Debuts
We get our very first looks at the brand new Norwegian Breakaway with its first cruise from Southampton, England
4-30-13


Norwegian Breakaway Sails from U.K.
Norwegian Breakaway is under way on its first cruise with passengers.
04-29-13


Cruise Tahiti with Renowned Hawaii Chef
by Janice Wald Hendersonby Janice Wald Henderson Hawaii's brightest culinary star Alan Wong to cruise on Paul Gauguin
4-26-13


Disney Magic New Features
by Disney Cruise Line A 3-story slide, a new atrium, the Marvel experience, Oceaneer's Lab and upgraded staterooms
4-26-13


Silversea Features Top Winemakers
By Janice Wald Henderson Here is a rare chance to rub shoulders with the "Superstar Winemakers" of Napa Valley at sea
4-23-13


Norwegian Four-day Sale Starts Today
Shipboard Credit up to $250, kids sail for 50% off, airfare credits up to $1000. Jump on board this sale!
4-23-13


A special selection of informative articles for Norwegian Cruise Line
Norwegian Breakaway
Sponsored by Norwegian Cruise Line Discover Norwegian Breakaway, the largest, most luxurious ship to ever call the Big Apple home.
4-22-13


Family Cruising on Norwegian Cruise Line
Sponsored by Norwegian Cruise Line A family cruise on Norwegian Cruise Line will give your kids the best childhood memories possible.
4-22-13


Hawai'i Cruising by Norwegian
Sponsored by Norwegian Cruise Line Norwegian Cruise Line's Pride of America: The "Only Way" to see the entire state of Hawai'i in just seven days
4-22-13




"Hearty Boys" Cruise France on A-ROSA
By Janice Wald Henderson Food Network's Party Line "Hearty Boys" host a South of France A-ROSA river cruise this August
4-19-13


Carnival to Revamp Entire Fleet
Carnival will revamp its 101-ship fleet with backup generators and improved engine systems to keep guests safe
4-18-13


Royal Caribbean: 1st Quantum Details
The first details of the new Royal Caribbean ship, Quantum of the Seas, were revealed in New York City this morning.
4-16-13


Avalon Waterways on a Roar
Avalon Waterways will have eight "Panoramic River Boats" sailing in Europe by the end of 2014
4-15-13


Princess: More Caribbean Less Europe
Princess to reduce European cruise ships by two, and add summer Caribbean cruises
4-15-13


Oasis Takes Europe By Storm
One of world's two largest cruise ships, Oasis of the Seas, will visit to Britain and Europe in the autumn of 2014
4-11-13


Kate to "Name" Royal Princess
Kate Middleton, wife of Prince William, will be the Godmother in the official naming ceremony, June 13, 2013.
4-9-13


Travel Agents or Self-Service
Should you book your own cruise or use a qualified travel agent? It depends on the quality of your advice.
4-9-13


Making Carnival Sunshine
Carnival is calling the Carnival Sunshine makeover the most complex cruise ship refurbishment ever undertaken
4-8-13


Norwegian Getaway GRAMMY Experience
by Janice Wald Henderson
Norwegian Getaway is partnering with the GRAMMY Awards to create is own unique onboard experience.
4-4-13



Royal Princess - Shipyard Preview
by Paul Motter
Last week I joined a select group of cruise journalists to see the new Royal Princess in the Fincantieri Shipyard near Venice Italy. The ship has been under construction for two years and will set sail in June, 2013.
4-2-13



Five Nights in White Satin
by Judy Cuervo
A cruise featuring the Moody Blues, Zombies, Asia, Ambrosia, Little River Band, Stephen Bishop, Joe Williams (Toto) and Greg Lake   4-1-13



Norwegian Breakaway Completes Sea Trials
by Norwegian Cruise Line
Norwegian announces that the line's newest ship, Norwegian Breakaway, successfully completed her sea trials
3-29-13



Oasis Going to Europe 2014
by Royal Caribbean
The cruisers of Europe had bettter book early if they want a taste of the world's largest cruise ship.
3-28-13



Cruiser's Culinary Cheat Sheet
by Janice Wald Henderson
Have you ever been stumped by a word on a cruise ship menu? Here is your cruiser's culinary cheat sheet.   Go>
3-25-13



Extensive Refurbishment for Carnival
by Paul Motter
Carnival Triumph and Carnival Sunshine will Both Receive Major Mechanical Upgrades
3-21-13



Viking River Sets Inaugural Record
by Paul Motter
What is the greatest number of cruise vessels ever christened in a single day? 10?
3-21-13



Top Seven Cruise Tips
by Paul Motter
An invaluable list of suggestions on how to make your cruise the best it can possibly be
3-19-13



Cruise Ship Bill of Rights?
by Paul Motter
Sen. Chas. Schumer asks for cruise "Bill of Rights." The facts, your rights and advice if your ship cruise goes bad.
3-18-13



Grand Princess Arrives in San Francisco
by Princess Cruises
Grand Princess, the first ship to be based in San Francisco year round, arrived at Pier 35 on March 16
3-17-13



Andie McDowell Uniworld Godmother
by Uniworld
Uniworld's Queen Isabel to be Christened in Porto, Portugal, by Andie MacDowell the same time & place as Sharon Stone names AmaVida
3-14-13



Norwegian Breakaway Conveyance
by Paul Motter
The trip down the Ems Rivers from the Meyer Werft shipyard is a rite of passage for every Papenburg ship
3-14-13



20 New Royal Princess Highlights
by Paul Motter
Princess reveals 20 new details of the forthcoming Royal Princess you probably didn't know.
3-12-13



AmaWaterways: Sharon Stone As Godmother
by AmaWaterways
Technically-advanced, Eco-Friendly AmaVida River Cruise Ship will be Christened in Porto, Portugal on March 22, 2013
3-12-13



Asia - The New Cruise Capitol?
by Paul Motter
With a densely populated coast and plenty of exotic destinations Asia could be the next booming cruise market
3-12-13



I'll Take Manhattan
by Janice Wald Henderson
New York has become a year-round port - especially with Norwegian Breakaway soon to debut as "New York's Ship."
3-11-13



Alcohol Policies by Cruise Line
by Paul Motter
One of the most frequently asked questions we get is "can I bring my own liquor aboard?" Well, here is your answer: It depends on your cruise line.
3-7-13



Celebrity: Sobe Food Festival
by Ruth Molina
Celebrity shows off itS culinary prowess and variety at the 2013 South Florida Food Festival in Miami Beach
3-5-13



Tokyo - A Shore Thing
by Janice Wald Henderson
Essential tips on a pre-cruise visit to Tokyo for those about to embark on a cruise of Asia
3-4-13



Celebrity World Tour
by Celebrity Cruises
In 2014-15 Celebrity ships will offer cruises to all seven continents in the world.
3-1-13



Carrie Fisher Has a Rough Cruise
by Paul Motter
Carrie's canine companion pooping on stage upon Eurodam is enough to send the actress to the hospital
2-28-13



Norwegian Breakaway Appears
by Paul Motter
The largest ship ever built in Germany is now afloat and ready for her final interior finishing touches before sea-trials.
2-26-13



Kristin Chenoweth to Christen Quantum
by Paul Motter
Kristen Chenoweth named godmother to Royal Caribbean's Quantum of the Seas during Oscars presentation
2-25-13



Crystal Cruises Culinary Coups
by Janice Wald Henderson
In today's luxury cruise market a ship must whip up culinary razzle-dazzle to keep fans.
2-25-13



Queen Elizabeth coming to Long Beach
by Paul Motter
Get onboard the Queen Mary, at no cost, for free fireworks and a salute from the Queen Elizabeth.
2-22-13



Nobu to Sail on Crystal
By Janice Wald Henderson
Nobody does it better than master chef Nobu - to sail on special Crystal cruises
2-21-13



Oceania - a Wave of New Cuisine
By Janice Wald Henderson
Grand Dining Room menu will introduce 85 New Dishes
2-21-13



Kuki's Blog Update!
ABC's "Troubled Waters" = Troubled Reporting
As news of the fire on board the Carnival Triumph began to emerge, the media sharks began to circle the "details" of the incident.
2-20-13



Seabourn Sells Three Ships
by Paul Motter
Seabourn will build a fourth larger ship and sell its three smaller, original ships to Windstar Cruises
2-19-13



Carnival Triumph - What Really Happened?
by Paul Motter
An in-depth interview with an experienced cruiser who lived through the Triumph disaster
2-16-13



Holland America Pacific Coast Cruise
by Port of San Diego
A one-time cruise from San Diego to Vancouver presents a rare opportunity to see America's west coast
2-15-13



Celebrity World Tour
by Celebrity Cruises
In 2014-15 Celebrity ships will offer cruises to all seven continents in the world.
3-1-13



Carrie Fisher Has a Rough Cruise
by Paul Motter
Carrie's canine companion pooping on stage upon Eurodam is enough to send the actress to the hospital
2-28-13



Norwegian Breakaway Appears
by Paul Motter
The largest ship ever built in Germany is now afloat and ready for her final interior finishing touches before sea-trials.
2-26-13



Kristin Chenoweth to Christen Quantum
by Paul Motter
Kristen Chenoweth named godmother to Royal Caribbean's Quantum of the Seas during Oscars presentation
2-25-13



Crystal Cruises Culinary Coups
by Janice Wald Henderson
In today's luxury cruise market a ship must whip up culinary razzle-dazzle to keep fans.
2-25-13



Queen Elizabeth coming to Long Beach
by Paul Motter
Get onboard the Queen Mary, at no cost, for free fireworks and a salute from the Queen Elizabeth.
2-22-13



Nobu to Sail on Crystal
By Janice Wald Henderson
Nobody does it better than master chef Nobu - to sail on special Crystal cruises
2-21-13



Oceania - a Wave of New Cuisine
By Janice Wald Henderson
Grand Dining Room menu will introduce 85 New Dishes
2-21-13



Kuki's Blog Update!
ABC's "Troubled Waters" = Troubled Reporting
As news of the fire on board the Carnival Triumph began to emerge, the media sharks began to circle the "details" of the incident.
2-20-13



Seabourn Sells Three Ships
by Paul Motter
Seabourn will build a fourth larger ship and sell its three smaller, original ships to Windstar Cruises
2-19-13



Carnival Triumph - What Really Happened?
by Paul Motter
An in-depth interview with an experienced cruiser who lived through the Triumph disaster
2-16-13



Holland America Pacific Coast Cruise
by Port of San Diego
A one-time cruise from San Diego to Vancouver presents a rare opportunity to see America's west coast
2-15-13



Triumph Has Landed
by Paul Motter
The long ordeal for passengers on the crippled Carnival Triumph is finally over
2-14-13



Kuki's Blog Update!
How Cruising Has Changed For Me
At age 63, and some 60 plus cruises behind me, I will reflect on the incredible amount of changes in the way I cruise.
2-13-13



Carnival Triumph News Interpretted
by Paul Motter
I've read the news reports - what I expect we will really find when the ship arrives.
2-12-13



David Beers Blog Update!
Back to Back Cruises
The cruise lines make it surprisingly pleasant and convenient for people sailing on consecutive cruises.
2-8-13



Latest Cruise Gossip (2.7.13)
by Paul Motter
John Travolta has a dispute with a cruise ship employee, but manages to settle the case without baring any details
2-7-13



Royal Caribbean Names Project Sunshine Ships
by Paul Motter
The new ships coming in 2014 and 2015 will be named Quantum of the Seas and Anthem of the Seas
2-5-13



Take Your Sweetie to Tahiti
by Paul Motter
A special cruise line incentive for a romantic cruise to give as a gift for Valentine's Day
2-4-13



Windstar Returning to Tahiti
by Paul Motter
The beautiful sailships of Windstar return to the place that made them famous, French Polynesia
1-29-13



Norwegian Breakaway Preview
by Paul Motter
With Norwegian Breakaway on the 100-day countdown we concentrate all of the news of this exciting new ship in one place.
01-29-13



Carnival Advert Goes Viral in U.K.
by Paul Motter
Bottoms Up! A new television advert showing in Britain has become popular with the stiff upper lip crowd.
1-28-13



Best Cruise Cabin Location
by Pete Peterson
What difference does the location of your stateroom make - on a moving ship more than you realize
1-28-13



First-time Cruise Advice for 2013
by Paul Motter
Cruising has changed! Updated First-time Cruiser advice for the modern world of cruises.
1-25-13



Royal Caribbean - Free Drinks to Europe
by Paul Motter
The cruise line is offering complimentary premium beverage packages with transatlantic cruises in April, 2013
1-24-13



Don't Lose Your Cruise
by Paul Motter
Seven different reasons cruise lines might refuse your boarding with no compensation - and how to avoid it
1-22-13



Royal Princess: Special Preview Sailings
by Paul Motter
Two special preview sailings of two-nights from Southampton, U.K. will go on sale January 29
1-21-13



Class Act Cooks on Silversea
By Janice Wald Henderson
Learn to Cook in free classes from Relais and Châteaux on Swank Cruise Line
1-18-13



Hollywood Hits the High Seas
by Janice Wald Henderson
Going glam on Crystal Cruises with special Hollywood theme cruises
1-17-13



New Celebrity Dining Packages
by Paul Motter
The modern luxury line's specialty dining packages offer convenience and savings of up to 31% over individual bookings.
1-16-13



Oceania Cruises Celebrates 10 Years
by Paul Motter
The scrappy and independent upstart, Oceania Cruises, is actually growing up!
1-8-13



Royal Princess Roundup
by Paul Motter
All of the news and details on the new Royal Princess conveniently compiled in one place for our readers.
12-24-12



 

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Norwegian Getaway - Miami's Ship
by Paul Motter

A SPECIAL PREVIEW Article on New Features on NORWEGIAN GETAWAY by Norwegian Cruise Line






Large Vs. Small Cruise Ships
by Paul Motter
Each has its advantages and drawbacks, but which one is better depends on what you want.
8-27-13


Royal Caribbean 2014 Euro-Cruise Offer
by Paul Motter
$1,000 stateroom discount, reduced deposits, one free tour per child


The Best Cruise Ship Lobster
by Paul Motter
Blount Small Ship Cruises - sailing from Rhode Island for 50 years
8-23-13


Singles Cruises - There's One for You
by Paul Motter
No matter your interests, there is surely a solo cruise for you
8-22-13


Nickel & Diming, Or Plain Math?

They claim they want more included in the price, yet they seek out the $599 seven-day cruise
8-21-13


Introducing Emerald Waterways
by Paul Motter
Exceptional value European river cruise sailings on the Industry's Newest Ships
8-19-13


Would I Cruise on Carnival Now?
by Paul Motter
We ask experienced cruisers if they would sail on Carnival now
8-19-13


One Meal in Paris?
by Janice Wald Henderson
The best pre-cruise feast on the Seine: La Cuisine at Le Royal Monceau, Raffles Paris
8-17-13


Seven Items to Check Before You Cruise
By Kuki,
Friday, 16 Aug 2013

Seven vital pre-cruise items to check before your cruise
8-16-13


A Cruise for Everyone
by Paul Motter
Travel, Relaxation or even road warrior working vacations - a cruise for everyone
8-15-13


Cruise Ships Get Bigger
by Paul Motter
Coming ships make the average larger and higher capacity than ever before
8-13-13


Sun Princess Makeover
by Paul Motter
$30 Million update for Sushi Restaurant, International Café and more
8-12-13


Barging in Burgundy
By Janice Wald Henderson, Culinary Editor
Wining and Dining through Southern France with French Country Waterways
8-8-13


Who's The Cruise Nanny?

Every cruise has someone who likes the decision making and cruise details.
8-7-13


Oceania to Upgrade Older Ships
by Paul Motter
An original approach to upgrading a class of ships: nearly simultaneous
8-6-13


Best Stateroom Location for Cruises

By Pete Petersen
Your stateroom location has a big impact on your overall cruise experience
8-5-13


Oceania to Upgrade Older Ships
by Paul Motter
A truly original approach to upgrading an entire class of ships: almost simultaneously


Best Stateroom Location for Cruise
by Paul Motter
The location of your stateroom can have a big impact on your overall cruise experience


Food & Wine Theme Cruises
by Judy Cuervo
Eleven intoxicatingly delicious food and wine theme cruises for 2013 and 2014


Cruise Lines Publish Crime Statistics
by Paul Motter
The top cruise lines publish aggregated "crime" allegation reports on their web sites


Free Airfare to Europe
by Paul Motter
Grand Circle is a gem, especially for solo cruisers. Free air offer ends 8-19.


Fear of Flying - United
by Kuki
I have never been so enthusiastic about getting off of an airplane!
7-31-13


Holland America - Explore 4 Offer
by Paul Motter
Book before October 15th to qualify for any or all four special cruise perks


First Time Cruisers - Get On Board
by Paul Motter
"Cruise confidence" is down 12% - but who is at fault here, the cruise lines or the media?


Cruise Safety Hearing Surprises
by Paul Motter
Today's Senate Committee Cruise Safety Hearings had Two Big Surprises


Unpack in Paris Pre-cruise
by Janice Wald Henderson
Two Top Pre-Cruise Hotels in Beautiful Paris


Matsui and Poe: New Cruise Bill
by Paul Motter
The Cruise Passenger Protection Act to strengthen crime reporting and video surveillance requirements


Carnival Sunshine Makeover
by Paul Motter
Carnival is showing off the new $155-million makeover of Carnival Sunshine, nee Carnival Destiny.


Rock Music Theme Cruises 2013, 2014
by Judy Cuervo
A Dozen Music Cruises That Will Rock Your Socks Off!


Carnival Announces Carnival Vista
by Paul Motter
carnival Vista will be in the size and style of Carnival Breeze, coming in at 135,000-tons and 4000 passenger berths


Norwegian: Second Breakaway Plus Ordered
by Paul Motter
Norwegian Cruise Line orders the second of its largest ships ever planned - Breakaway-Plus


Brad Pitt & Angela Jolie Cruise Ship Wedding?
by Paul Motter
Rumors say the couple will wed on the Hebridean Princess cruise ship of Scotland


Streaming at Silversea
by Janice Wald Henderson
Silversea Cruises Introduces Live TV News and Free Movies on Demand


David Foster Wallace - Famous Cruise Essay
by Paul Motter
The definitive cruise essay is long, spellbinding, hilarious and sad


Regent Orders New Ship
by Paul Motter
New Ship coming summer 2016 will be the most luxurious cruise ship yet.


Cruising Is An Appetizer
by Kuki
One of the most common complaints is lack of time in port.
7-10-13


Oceania Cruises' First World Cruise
by Paul Motter
This will be the longest world cruise in the history of modern cruising - 180 days


Taking Sanctuary in Myanmar
by Janice Wald Henderson New River Cruise Boat Goes Deep into Burma


Anyone Read The Cruise Contract
by Kuki Your acceptance of the contract is implied by your booking.
7-03-13


Theme Cruises: A Primer
by Judy Cuervo A glimpse into the world of theme cruising, a concept that has exploded
7-02-13




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