Norwegian Cruise Line has faced a firestorm of criticism since Fox News NY reported about the cruise line refusing to allow a family to rebook their cruise after their 5 year old son needed emergency surgery to remove a cancerous tumor. The Colucci family from Long Island, New York had a cruise booked for the June […]
An amazing feat of engineering began the final chapter of the Costa Concordia when the cruise ship arrived in Genoa early on Sunday. The slow four day journey from the wreck site to the salvage yard was a sad reminder of the 32 passengers and crew members that lost their lives when the Concordia hit a […]
Norwegian Cruise Line became the latest cruise line to put an end to balcony smoking. The announcement comes a week after Carnival said that guests will no longer be allowed to light up on stateroom balconies. This new policy from Norwegian starts on all sailings on and after November 1, 2014. Smoking in the […]
Live video of the Costa Concordia as workers attempt to refloat the cruise ship 30 months after the vessel hit a reef off of the Italian Coast. The operation began at 6:00 a.m. local time and the refloating process is expected to take several days. Workers are also attempting to recover the last uncovered body […]
The Celebrity Silhouette has been slowed with propulsion problems and the cruise ship will have shortened calls in several ports for the rest of the summer and much of the fall. The cruise line does not know at this time when they will be able to fix the propulsion problem on the Silhouette. This latest […]
Cruise Industry News has released their 350 page 2014-2015 annual cruise report. The report contains everything from cruise trends, statistics, to future outlook through 2025. One of the most interesting things that they released was this infographic of the cruise industry that we thought you would enjoy reading.
Carnival Cruise Line sent out a letter to travel agents today stating that passengers will no longer be allowed to smoke on the balcony of their staterooms. All staterooms, suites, and balconies will now be smoke free. This new smoking ban will be implemented on October 9, 2014. Smoking will still allowed in designated sections of […]