Quantum of the Seas Headed to China in 2015

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Royal Caribbean made a surprising announcement when the cruise line said that the much anticipated Quantum of the Seas will be based in China in 2015.  The 4,000 passenger cruise ship is scheduled to be completed in late 2014 and will first sail voyages to the Bahamas and Caribbean out of New Jersey. After 5 […]

Sickness Continues on Royal Caribbean Cruise Ship, Norovirus Suspected

Royal Caribbean’s Grandeur of the Seas is battling a sickness onboard the cruise ship for the second straight week.  Although the exact cause of the illness is unknown at this time,  the suspected culprit is the norovirus. So far, 97 passengers (4.5%)  and 8 crew members (1%) on the currently sailing have come down with […]

MSC Cruises Runs Unannounced Emergency Drill in the Form of a Pirate Attack

msc lirica cruise ship runs pirate attack drill unanounced

Cruisers aboard the MSC Lirica had the chance to experience an emergency drill they knew nothing about until the moment it happened.   MSC Cruises has announced that it ran a pirate crisis drill aboard the MSC Lirica on March 31st while sailing off the coast of Oman. The drill involved about 2,500 crew members, employees, […]

Norwegian Cancels Stops in Roatan After Crew Member Murdered

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Norwegian Cruise Line announced today that they will be cancelling this weeks scheduled stops in Roatan, Honduras.  The Norwegian Dawn and Norwegian Jewel had itineraries with stops in Roatan on April 8 and 10. The cancellation in stops is due to a crew member of the Norwegian Pearl that was shot and killed on Sunday, […]

World’s Largest Cruise Ship to Bring the Broadway Musical CATS to the High Seas

Cats is coming to oasis of the seas

For those who love Broadway style entertainment while enjoying a cruise vacation it will come as welcome news to know that CATS will be entertaining Oasis of the Seas guests after fall of 2014. Royal Caribbean International will be bringing the Tony Award-winning Broadway production of CATS to the largest cruise ship in the world, […]

Royal Caribbean Unveils 2015-2016 Bahamas, and Southern and Short Caribbean Vacations

royal caribbean releases new itineraries for 2015 and 2016 ships in Caribbean

It’s always an exciting time of year when we find out what new ports cruise ships will be hitting in the coming cruise season.  Royal Caribbean International just released their cruise schedules for its Bahamas, and Southern, and short Caribbean program for 2015-2016. Cruise ships Independence of the Seas, Adventure of the Seas, Jewel of […]

Several Power Outages Delay Princess Cruise Ship

Several power outages over the past 24 hours on the Royal Princess have caused delays for the cruise ship. Cruise Fever learned about the power outages from our staff member Ben Souza, who is currently on the Royal Princess. The ship is now expected to arrive in St Thomas on April 2 at 12:00 p.m., […]

Royal Caribbean Offering More Dining Options for Quantum & Anthem of the Seas

Royal Caribbean is bringing a new concept of dining with the Quantum Class cruise ships.  They are calling it “Dynamic Dining” and it will be similar to Norwegian’s popular Freestyle Dining. The biggest changes that the “Dynamic Dining” will bring is that there will be no main dining rooms on the Quantum or Anthem of […]

Carnival, Royal Caribbean, & Princess Cruise Ships Finally Leave Port After Delays

Update March 25, 7:30 p.m.: The Carnival Magic has set sail on a 5 night cruise to the Western Caribbean.  The Carnival Triumph will set sail once the cruise line receives approval after the hull has been cleaned. The Caribbean Princess has also left port and will make one stop in Cozumel, Mexico. The Carnival […]

Adventure of the Seas Delayed in San Juan, Puerto Rico

Royal Caribbean has delayed the departure of the Adventure of the Seas in San Juan, Puerto Rico for repairs to the ship’s fixipod propulsion unit. The cruise ship was originally scheduled to leave San Juan on Sunday, March 23. The Adventure of the Seas began having problems last week which resulted with an oil leakage. […]