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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Video: Carnival Cruise Line Takes ALS Ice Bucket Challenge To All 24 Cruise Ships

Carnival Cruise Line recently announced that they have met their goal raising over $3 million for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.  Now, the world’s largest cruise line has taken the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge to raise money to help fight Lou Gehrig’s disease. The challenge was accepted by Matt Mitcham, the cruise director on the […]

Quantum of the Seas Float Out Pictures & Video

Royal Caribbean’s Quantum of the Seas is the most anticipated new cruise ship in 2014.  This new class of ship by Royal Caribbean will be the most innovated and technologically advanced cruise ship that has ever been built.  The ship is scheduled to be completed in November 2014 and will be based out of the New York […]

Love Boat Cast to Christen Regal Princess Launching 50th Anniversary Celebrations

Picture Courtesy of Princess Cruises

Princess Cruises has announced that the original cast of the hit TV show, The Love Boat, will christen and be the godparents of the Regal Princess.  The Regal Princess was completed in May 2014 and is currently sailing 12 night cruises in the Mediterranean. The christening and naming ceremony will be held in Fort Lauderdale, Florida […]

Large Cruise Ships Once Again Banned from Venice, Italy

The Italian government has reinstated the ban that will no longer allow larger cruise ships to enter the historic center of Venice.  The decision was unanimous by the Italian ministers. Large cruise ships have been allowed to pass within 1,000 ft of St. Mark’s Square giving cruise passengers amazing views of the city’s architecture.  Large cruise […]

Cruise Lines Offering Great Deals For 2014 Fall Getaways

Cruise lines are offering great deals on cruise getaways this fall as the popular summer season begins to wind down.  Although the fall season traditionally offers some of the best prices on cruises, cruise lines are offering great deals on newer cruise ships in 2014.  Here are the top cruises for budget conscious travelers this fall. […]

Cruise Ships Under Construction/Ordered

Cruise lines are continuing to order and build cruise ships to meet the growing demand of the cruise industry.  Below is a list of cruise ships that are currently under construction or have been ordered by the major cruise lines. Carnival Cruise Line Carnival Vista Scheduled to be completed in the winter of 2016 4,000 […]

Travel Insurance: 5 Reasons Why You Should Consider Purchasing It

The recent news story about the Colucci family and Norwegian Cruise Line has shined a new light on the importance of having travel insurance.  While it is often disregarded as unnecessary or a “scam” for the cruise lines to make more money, it should be an important part of your cruise booking process. Tara Colluci, the […]

5 Cruise Tips To Keep You Safe While in Port

There has been some talk on cruise websites and blogs recently about the safety of some of the ports that cruise ships visit. Critics say that cruise lines and travel agents should warn passengers more about recent crime while others point out that very few/if any of these crimes happen in the cruise port/tourist areas. […]

Island Known for Pirates to Become Carnival Cruise Paradise

Beach at Grand Turk

Tortuga, an island known for its pirates in the 1600-1700s, will soon become a cruise destination. Carnival Corp. has plans to build a $70 million cruise facility on the island located off the northern coast of Haiti. company has signed a memorandum of understanding that will be the largest cruise investment ever made in Haiti. […]

5 Things You Should Not Do On A Cruise

Before one embarks on a cruise, they often ask the question, “What are some tips and secrets to make the most out of my cruise?”.  It seems that everyone is looking for the “must do’s” so they do not miss anything.   But who can blame them, they are on vacation and want to make […]