Carnival Corp Orders 9 Cruise Ships With Options for Several More

Carnival Corp has announced that they will be adding nine next generation cruise ships over a four year period starting in 2019. Five ships will be built at Fincantieri and four at Meyer Werft. The ships will serve the North American, Europe, and China cruise markets.  There is an option for additional ship builds that […]

Royal Caribbean Sending Ovation of the Seas to China

Royal Caribbean has announced that they are sending a 2nd Quantum Class ship to China when the Ovation of the Seas is completed in April 2016. While many have hoped for a Quantum Class ship to be based out of South Florida, this move demonstrates Royal Caribbean’s commitment to the Chinese cruise market.  The ship will […]

Carnival Cruise Lines 12 Hour Flash Sale

Carnival Cruise Lines is offering a special 12 hour flash sale that runs until midnight EST on Monday, March 23, 2015. This special sale is offering cruises as low as $50 per person per day on select sailings through Summer 2015.  Offer is good on guarantee inside, oceanview, and balcony staterooms. Carnival will assign your […]

Entertainment on ms Koningsdam will feature Billboard, Lincoln Center, & B.B. King

Holland America Line has announced exciting new entertainment that will be featured on the new ms Koningsdam.  The partnerships and enhancements the cruise line have made will give guests more venues and genres of music to enjoy onboard. The World Stage – Featuring a 270 degree LED screen, The World Stage will be the main […]

Cruise Lines Cancel Stops in Tunisia after Deadly Terrorist Attack

Several cruise lines have begun to cancel stops in the country of Tunisia after the deadly attack at a popular museum in Tunis on Wednesday.  Seventeen cruise passengers were killed in the terrorist attack. MSC Cruises has canceled the stops in Tunisia for the next few months on three of their ships. Passengers on the […]

Cruise Passengers Killed In Deadly Attack in Tunisia

UPDATE: MSC Cruises says at least nine of its passengers were killed, 12 wounded, and another 6 are missing in the Tunis terror attacks. Costa Crociere is reporting that 13 passengers on the Costa Fascinosa are unaccounted for after a deadly attack left 21 dead, including 17 tourists, at a popular art museum in Tunisia.  The […]

Futuristic Cruise Ships Coming to MSC Cruises

March 17 Update: MSC Seaside will sail year round to the Caribbean out of PortMiami starting in December 2017.  The ship will also have the most interactive water park at sea and feature slideboarding (interactive water slide experience). MSC Cruises has finally released a few details and a video (see below) about two new projects, […]

Carnival Sunshine Heading to New York, Norfolk, & Charleston in 2016

Carnival Cruise Lines has announced that the Carnival Sunshine is headed to New York City in 2016 for series of 20 cruises.  This will be the first time that a Carnival cruise ship with the Funship 2.0 upgrades sails from New York. The 20 cruises on the Carnival Sunshine will range from two to ten days […]

Florida Couple Takes 100th Cruise on Carnival Sensation

Florida Today is reporting about a Florida couple who will be taking their 100th cruise on the Carnival Sensation (all since 2003) this Sunday from Port Canaveral. Bernard and Janice Caffary are from Lakeland, Florida have taken over 180 cruises in their lifetime. Out of those 180 cruises, 99 have been on the Carnival Sensation, 42 on […]

Princess Cruises Raises the Bar on Cruise Entertainment with Stephen Schwartz Partnership

Princess Cruises announced an industry-first and one of a kind partnership with Stephen Schwartz this week that promised to take “cruise line entertainment to a whole new level”. Stephen Schwartz has won three Oscars, four Grammys, three Academy Awards for Best Song and Score (The Prince of Egypt and Pocahontas), has been nominated for six […]