About Ben Souza

Ben is a travel enthusiast who fell in love with cruising after years of visiting resorts. After finally giving in and taking a cruise, he discovered a whole new way to vacation. Cruising is now Ben’s passion and his writings have appeared on media outlets such as the Drudge Report and CNN Trends. Ben currently resides in Cincinnati, Ohio.

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5 Surefire Ways To Ruin Your Cruise

Our goal at Cruise Fever is for our readers to be the best educated cruisers on the planet. We want them to have the best possible cruise each time they embark on a cruise ship. With that being said, here are five surefire ways to ruin your cruise. Forget Passport/Birth Certificate – Nothing will ruin […]

15 Gee-Whiz Features Found on the Lido Decks of Cruise Ships

The lido decks on cruise ships have come a long way from the days when it consisted of a simple swimming pool surrounded by sun loungers.  With cruise ships coming out with more and more features to attract cruisers, here are the top 15 gee-whiz features found on the lido decks of cruise ships. SeaWalk […]

Cruise News Roundup: Royal Caribbean, Norwegian, & MSC Cruises

With cruise3sixty in full swing in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, several cruise lines have made major news announcements this week. Here is a rundown to some of the changes that are coming to Norwegian Cruise Line, Royal Caribbean, and MSC Cruises. Norwegian Cruise Line announced today that starting in January 2016, the Norwegian Sky will move to a […]

MSC Cruises Cuts Steel on Next Generation Cruise Ship

The world’s largest privately owned cruise company, MSC Cruises, marked a milestone today when the first steel was cut for the cruise line’s first Vista class cruise ship at STX France. During the steel cutting ceremony, MSC Cruises announced that the ship will be called MSC Meraviglia and will open for bookings in June 2015. […]

Top 10 Largest Cruise Ships in the World

With cruise lines building new larger cruise ships every year, the list of the top 10 largest cruise ships in the world is constantly changing.  In the past 12 months, 2 new ships have joined the list of world’s largest cruise ships.  Out of the top 10 largest ships, 9 are from Royal Caribbean and […]

5 Keys To Having a Great Cruise

What makes a great cruise?  One of the biggest factors in having a great time on a cruise is a simple thought: It’s what you make of it. With that being said, here are 5 keys to having a memorable cruise vacation. Don’t Sweat the Small Stuff – It’s bound to happen, there is some miscommunication […]

Cruise Cabins You May Want to Avoid

While we believe that there is no such thing as a “bad” cabin on a cruise ship, there are some cabins that are less desirable due to their location.  Since we want you to have the best cruise possible, here are some cabin locations that you may want to avoid.   Cabins directly above or […]

First Look at Royal Caribean’s Newest Cruise Ship: Anthem of the Seas

Anthem of the Seas

Royal Caribbean’s newest cruise ship, Anthem of the Seas, has arrived in Southampton and here is a first look at this 2nd Quantum class ship. Staterooms The Royal Loft Suite Inside stateroom with floor to ceiling virtual balcony Balcony Stateroom Public Areas Schooner Bar Royal Esplanade Casino Solarium Sports Deck Restaurants American Icon Grill Grande Jamie’s […]

Carnival Strengthens Position at Port Canaveral, Ups Short Cruises Capacity By 34%

Carnival Cruise Line has announced a plan that will expand capacity on short cruises, three and four night cruises to the Bahamas, by 34% as the cruise line builds its position at Port Canaveral. Carnival also plans on deploying their newest class of ship on seven night cruises to the Caribbean in 2016 when the Carnival Magic […]

Norwegian Eliminates Cover Charges At Some Restaurants


Norwegian Cruise Line is putting the free in Freestyle when it comes to some of the Asian restaurants on 11 cruise ships in their fleet. The cruise line is changing one Asian eatery to complimentary on 11 different cruise ships giving cruisers even more options that are included in their cruise fares.  The following restaurants are now […]