Carnival Cruise Line Continues to Shuffle Cruise Ships: Triumph, Elation, & Fascination

A few weeks after Carnival Cruise Line announced plans to move the Carnival Liberty and Breeze to Galveston, the cruise line announced the future homes of the Carnival Triumph, Elation, and Fascination.  The moves will take place in 2016. The Carnival Triumph will re-position to New Orleans and join the Carnival Dream in April 2016.  The […]

Harmony of the Seas Combines the Oasis and Quantum Class Ships into One

When Royal Caribbean’s Harmony of the Seas makes its debut in April 2016, the world’s largest cruise ship will be the perfect combination of the Oasis and Quantum class ships. Royal Caribbean has finally announced many of the new features that Harmony of the Seas will bring to the Oasis class ships. Yes, the ship will […]

Disney Cruise Passenger Drowns on Castaway Cay

A Bahamian newspaper is reporting that an American cruise passenger drowned this week on Disney’s private island Castaway Cay. The yet to be identified 38 year old man was a passenger on a 4 night – 5 day sailing to the Bahamas and Key West, Florida on the Disney Wonder.  Castaway Cay, Disney’s private island, was […]

Her Majesty The Queen To Name Cruise Ship

After weeks of speculation, P&O Cruises has confirmed that Her Majesty The Queen will name their newest cruise ship, Britannia, on March 10, 2015.  She will be accompanied by His Royal Highness The Duke of Edinburgh. The naming ceremony will take place at Ocean Terminal in Southampton, England and will be of great national interest. […]

Engine Problems Slow Royal Caribbean Cruise Ship

A passenger on Royal Caribbean’s Liberty of the Seas has posted that the ship is currently experiencing engine problems and sailing at reduced speeds back to Port Everglades in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. The port stop in Ocho Rios, Jamaica was canceled on Thursday so the ship could arrive back to Fort Lauderdale on Saturday.  The ship […]

Futuristic Cruise Ships Coming to MSC Cruises

MSC Cruises has finally released a few details and a video (see below) about two new projects, Vista and Seaside, that will bring seven futuristic cruise ship by 2022.  They will also be the largest cruise ships ever built by MSC Cruises. The Vista Project will be four cruise ships that will be completed in […]

Heavy Fog Forces Royal Caribbean to Cancel Cruise

Heavy fog in the Tampa area that is scheduled to continue for the next few days has forced Royal Caribbean to cancel the February 23 sailing on Brilliance of the Seas. The cruise ship is being escorted by the U.S. Coast Guard back to the port. The ship was originally scheduled to arrive back in […]

Harmony of the Seas To Be The Largest Cruise Ship In The World

Royal Caribbean earlier today confirmed that Harmony of the Seas will be the name of the 3rd Oasis Class ship that is currently under construction at a shipyard in France.   Harmony of the Seas will be the largest cruise ship in the world when the vessel is completed in April 2016.  The ship will […]

Cruise Passenger Killed in Fatal Accident in Belize

An American cruise passenger died during an excursion in Belize this week after a delivery truck collided with a blue SUV on the George Price Highway.   Two cruise passengers were headed to Jaguar Paw for a day tour with Big John Taxi and Tour Company when a truck carrying oranges rear-ended the SUV that they […]

New Cruise Port Amber Cove Scheduled to Open in 2015

There is good new for cruisers who are looking for a new port to visit in the Caribbean. Amber Cove, a port in the Dominican Republic where portions of the original Jurassic Park movie was filmed, is scheduled to open in October 2015. Carnival Corporation is spending $85 million to develop Amber Cove along the […]