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Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines October 17th, 2014, 03:35 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 721
Posted By Paul Motter
Healthworker w/Ebola contact on Carnival?

There are reports that one of the healthcare workers who came into contact with "Patient #1" who had ebola is now on the Carnival Miracle.

Let's look at how this could happen.

First of all - we...
Forum: Royal Caribbean International October 15th, 2014, 04:04 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 409
Posted By Paul Motter
Have you been on Allure or Oasis yet? No...

Have you been on Allure or Oasis yet?

No matter really, I actually think these are improvements anyway - although small changes, I think the dining experience will be better after these changes.
...
Forum: Royal Caribbean International October 15th, 2014, 01:23 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 409
Posted By Paul Motter
Oasis Dry Dock Upgrade

ROYAL CARIBBEAN RAISES THE BAR ON AWARD-WINNING OASIS-CLASS SHIPS WITH ROYAL ADVANTAGE ENHANCEMENTS

Dynamic New Culinary Concepts, Broadway Show and Exciting Retail Offerings, to Debut on...
Forum: Royal Caribbean International October 14th, 2014, 09:08 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 600
Posted By Paul Motter
Oasis fined for breaking Dutch employment law

Tuesday 14 October 2014

Royal Caribbean - owners of cruise ship Oasis of the Seas are facing thousands of euros in fines for violations of Dutch employment law, the local social affairs and...
Forum: Open Debate October 4th, 2014, 02:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 223
Posted By Paul Motter
Is it time to admit Obama is not so great?

To those of us who always viewed the manner in which President Obama conducted his tenure in office, all the "realizations" that he is a "do-nothing" and non-involved President who really doesn't...
Forum: All Things Cruising October 4th, 2014, 01:22 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 132
Posted By Paul Motter
BBC seeking British cruisers -pls read

If you are from the UK, especially the NorthWest of England, this BBC producer wants to speak with you... email is below:


Subject: BBC Research Request
Date: Fri, 3 Oct 2014 11:37:18 +0000...
Forum: Royal Caribbean International October 2nd, 2014, 12:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 628
Posted By Paul Motter
All of the nightclubs on the Voyager through...

All of the nightclubs on the Voyager through Freedom class are being changed that way... They were a "bust" - they all had silly themes of "evil" snakes and satyr statues ... they were dark and...
Forum: Royal Caribbean International October 1st, 2014, 03:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 305
Posted By Paul Motter
Queen... It is true. I used to use MSIE all...

Queen...

It is true. I used to use MSIE all the time because I knew that most people use it, but it really does not work well anymore.

It baffles me that Microsoft would just sort of "give up"...
Forum: Royal Caribbean International September 30th, 2014, 02:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 305
Posted By Paul Motter
I did just check the article and I saw the RCL...

I did just check the article and I saw the RCL had changed the code to show the second video, but both are showing in my Chrome.

When I tried Internet Explorer I got a message that says I need...
Forum: Royal Caribbean International September 30th, 2014, 02:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 305
Posted By Paul Motter
You should see them. I see them. Chances...

You should see them. I see them.

Chances are your computer needs an update to whatever they use to play videos, probably shockwave.

I know that when videos don;t play on my computer I get a...
Forum: Royal Caribbean International September 30th, 2014, 01:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 305
Posted By Paul Motter
Quantum Conveyance

Royal Caribbean is very excited about the newest ship - which just made its way to the Atlantic ocean from the shipyard. She is on her way to UK and New York (Bayonne).

Here are a couple of very...
Forum: Royal Caribbean International September 29th, 2014, 02:00 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 599
Posted By Paul Motter
It's not spam, just a stupid joke. - the camera...

It's not spam, just a stupid joke. - the camera tilts sideways.
Forum: Cruise Deals September 18th, 2014, 01:31 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 222
Posted By Paul Motter
European waterways announces last-minute fall specials

Up to $2,000 Off Per Cabin and 10% Off Whole-Boat Charters on
Select Hotel Barge Cruises in October

New York, NY (September 18, 2014) For travelers seeking to take advantage of excellent...
Forum: Alaska September 17th, 2014, 04:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 364
Posted By Paul Motter
Also - you are very unlikely to see wild bears in...

Also - you are very unlikely to see wild bears in Alaska from a cruise ship - especially grizzlies - but in Juneau, when you are done whale watching staop at the Mendenhall Glacier park (it is on...
Forum: Alaska September 17th, 2014, 03:30 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 364
Posted By Paul Motter
NurseyPoo... Also my heart & prayers go out...

NurseyPoo...

Also my heart & prayers go out to you.

If he likes Carnival, I find they consistently have the best prices in Alaska. The Legend has a September cruise for just $1159 pp. It sails...
Forum: Cruise Cuisine September 17th, 2014, 02:04 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 977
Posted By Paul Motter
Bonny .... You have become so nicely...

Bonny ....

You have become so nicely sophisticated in the last couple of years. I remember when you first came here you were very nice and sociable, but I believe somewhat less experienced in the...
Forum: Holland America September 15th, 2014, 05:16 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 6,953
Posted By Paul Motter
Wow - seven years old and in that time dress...

Wow - seven years old and in that time dress codes have been all but abolished. You can still dress up if you want to - but don;t expect other passengers to do it.

I feel like this - if I want to...
Forum: All Things Cruising September 15th, 2014, 05:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 233
Posted By Paul Motter
It can and does happen. Here is a trick I...

It can and does happen.

Here is a trick I always recommend - Google your ship and sail date and the word "group" and see what comes up....

Norwegian Breakaway October 19th group cruise

...
Forum: First-Time Cruisers September 15th, 2014, 05:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 459
Posted By Paul Motter
Skirge - Can I asj you want you WANT in a cruise...

Skirge - Can I asj you want you WANT in a cruise line? I see a lot of things you felt were wrong, biut not much about what you feel is good.

What is most important to you?

Destinations (ports...
Forum: Norwegian Cruise Lines September 5th, 2014, 12:18 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,114
Posted By Paul Motter
Well... Marc I don't really think you have...

Well... Marc

I don't really think you have targeted the right person for your ire. Frank was with Renaissance until the end - maybe you are thinking of Ed Rudner, the CEO of Renaissance that was...
Forum: Norwegian Cruise Lines September 4th, 2014, 12:02 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,114
Posted By Paul Motter
Hi Marc... It appears you feel Del Rio has...

Hi Marc...

It appears you feel Del Rio has been a negative influence on Regent.

For those who don;t know - Frank was the Founder/owner CEO of Oceania and he built it up from scratch. Then the...
Forum: Norwegian Cruise Lines September 2nd, 2014, 07:53 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,114
Posted By Paul Motter
I don't know that much about the Haven to be...

I don't know that much about the Haven to be honest, never stayed there although I have eaten there. My food was good.

Yes, NCL has some excellent cuisine, like in is churasscuria, but only its...
Forum: Norwegian Cruise Lines September 2nd, 2014, 06:09 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,114
Posted By Paul Motter
Ideally, what Norwegian wants is to elevate its...

Ideally, what Norwegian wants is to elevate its entire cruise experience and especially sell "The Haven" a lot more. That is one thing they are really hoping to get out of Prestige is that database...
Forum: Norwegian Cruise Lines September 2nd, 2014, 03:18 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,114
Posted By Paul Motter
I just listened to the conference call. I...

I just listened to the conference call.

I have spoken to both Kevin Sheehan and Frank Del Rio (the CEOs of NCL and Prestige, respectively) and I like them both.

But I know Frank and he is a...
Forum: Norwegian Cruise Lines September 2nd, 2014, 11:49 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,114
Posted By Paul Motter
Yes - it's true. The deal will happen. How...

Yes - it's true. The deal will happen.

How long before we start hearing complaints from Prestige and Regent cruisers that "Norwegian is taking the cruise lines downhill"?

I'm am not saying they...
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