Cruise Ship Cut In Half: 80 Foot Section Added

Cruise lines are not only building larger cruise ships this year, they are also enlarging smaller ships.  One of those smaller ships was cut in half this week at a Fincantieri shipyard in Palermo, Sicily. The MSC Armonia, which was built in 2001, is currently the smallest cruise ship in MSC’s fleet at 56,000 gross tons […]

Ridiculous Cruise Deals Being Offered By Cruise Lines

If you are looking at booking your next cruise, there has never been a better time as several cruise lines are offering some amazing cruise deals.  These cruise deals are only available for a few days so you will have to act fast to take advantage of the low prices and special perks that are being […]

Cruise Line Bus Crash in Alaska Leaves 1 Dead

A Princess Tours passenger bus rolled over on the Parks Highway on Friday killing 1 Princess Cruise employee and injuring 2 others.  The three were the only ones on the bus at the time of the accident according to Alaskan State Troopers. The accident happened at Mile 173 near Hurricane Gulch.  The driver of the […]

Norwegian Nearing $3 Billion Deal to Acquire Luxury Cruise Lines

Reuters is reporting that Norwegian Cruise Line is nearing a deal to acquire Prestige Cruises International Inc for $3 billion.  Norwegian is currently the third largest cruise operator in the world and the deal would give the cruise line a part of the luxury cruise market. Prestige Cruises operates the luxury cruise lines Oceania and Regent […]

Construction Beings on Pinnacle Class Cruise Ship by Holland America

This past week, Holland America Line celebrated the beginning of construction on their newest cruise ship when the keel was laid at Fincantieri’s Marghera shipyard in Italy. This new class of ship will be the Pinnacle Class and will hold 2,650 passengers.  The ship will be the largest cruise ship ever built by Holland America […]

Coral Reef in Cayman Islands Crushed by Cruise Ship Anchor

The Cayman Compass is reporting that the Carnival Magic mistakenly dropped anchor in an unauthorized zone damaging pristine live coral in Georgetown, Grand Cayman on Wednesday. Tim Austin, the deputy director of the Department of Environment, said that due to the size of the large anchor, damage was significant. Live coral and sediment were crushed under […]

Night Club Under the Stars Coming to the Regal Princess

The Night Sky

Princess Cruises has announced a new nighttime experience that will make its debut this fall on the Regal Princess.  For one night on the week long cruises to the Caribbean, the adults only Retreat Pool will be transformed into a chic and contemporary outdoor nightclub. The Night Sky Lounge will offer guests an upbeat and […]

The Smart Ship, Royal Caribbean’s Game Changing Cruise Ship

When Royal Caribbean released more details about the Quantum of the Seas on Monday, there left little doubt in anyone’s mind that this new cruise ship will be industry changing and the most technologically advanced cruise ship ever built. The Quantum will be offering Smart Check-in, which means that there will literally be no check […]

Hurricane Cristobal Has Cruise Lines Making Itinerary Changes

Hurricane Cristobal, the 3rd hurricane of the 2014 hurricane season, currently has maximum sustained winds of 75 mph and is moving north at 15 mph. As the hurricane moves north, it is expected to pass east of the Carolinas and to the west of Bermuda.  Cruise lines have been altering cruise itineraries for the past […]

First Annual Bon Voyage Cruise Awards Announced

Bon Voyage, a digital travel magazine published by CruiseLine.com, has released their first annual editor’s choice awards. There were 35 different awards handed out in a variety of cruise categories. “We were so inspired by the amount of quality cruising on the market today that we wanted to acknowledge the excellence in a formal way. […]