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NCL CEO Confident Ruling Allowing Cruise Line to Require Proof of Vaccination Will Remain
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NCL CEO Confident Ruling Allowing Cruise Line to Require Proof of Vaccination Will Remain

Evan Gove - August 20, 2021

Norwegian Cruise Line hit an important milestone in their return from the COVID-19 pandemic earlier this week when Norwegian Gem set sail from PortMiami. The ship was the…

Bahamas Bans Cruise Ships Without 100% Vaccinated Passengers
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Bahamas Bans Cruise Ships Without 100% Vaccinated Passengers

Evan Gove - August 19, 2021

In documents posted to Twitter by Eyewitness News, the Bahamas has banned cruise ships unless all passengers over the age of 12 are fully vaccinated against COVID-19.…

Port of Tampa Bay Announces Cruises Will Sail in October
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Port of Tampa Bay Announces Cruises Will Sail in October

Evan Gove - August 19, 2021

One of Florida's most popular ports announced that cruise ships will resume sailing in October. Port of Tampa Bay President and CEO Paul Anderson released a statement…

I Went to the Most Instagrammable Place on Earth – Expectations Vs. Reality?
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I Went to the Most Instagrammable Place on Earth – Expectations Vs. Reality?

Evan Gove - August 18, 2021

Despite being outside and with a blustery North wind dancing across my face, I put on my mask.  For the first time in my week-long trip through…

St. Kitts Makes for the Perfect Destination Wedding
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St. Kitts Makes for the Perfect Destination Wedding

Evan Gove - August 17, 2021

The opportunity to say “I Do” is a major milestone in life no matter where you are, but saying it while at a destination wedding on St.…

The Other Italy, Abruzzo Revisited
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The Other Italy, Abruzzo Revisited

Steve Leland - August 17, 2021

Have you ever visited a destination time and time again, never getting enough? I’ve been fortunate to travel to some of the most awe inspiring locations of…

<i>Norwegian Gem</i> Sets Sail from New Terminal at PortMiami
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Norwegian Gem Sets Sail from New Terminal at PortMiami

Evan Gove - August 16, 2021

When Norwegian Gem began making its way down the main channel at PortMiami, it marked not only the first Norwegian Cruise Line ship to sail from PortMiami…

South Florida Brightline Train Scheduled to Return in November
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South Florida Brightline Train Scheduled to Return in November

Evan Gove - August 13, 2021

South Florida's high-speed rail system has a date for their return to operation! Brightline and President Patrick Goddard announced its plans to resume service in South Florida starting…

Cruise Deal of the Week – August 13, 2021
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Cruise Deal of the Week
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Cruise Deal of the Week – August 13, 2021

Evan Gove - August 13, 2021

It's easy to forget about river cruises amidst all the news about large ocean liners getting back into service. Small ships are a large part of the…

The Joy of St. Croix
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The Joy of St. Croix

Steve Leland - August 12, 2021

If you were asked to name the three U.S. Virgin Islands, St. Thomas would immediately roll off the tip of your tongue, with St. John coming a…

ADA Accommodation Horizon Stateroom Review: Atlas Ocean Voyages <i>World Navigator</i>
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ADA Accommodation Horizon Stateroom Review: Atlas Ocean Voyages World Navigator

Evan Gove - August 11, 2021

Here at Porthole Cruise and Travel Magazine, we feel very strongly that cruising (and travel in general) should be accessible for everyone of all ability levels. Cruise lines…

Making Up for Lost Time: a Post-Pandemic World Cruise
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Making Up for Lost Time: a Post-Pandemic World Cruise

Judi Cuervo - August 10, 2021

They say that we make plans and God laughs.  Well, God must have been doubled over in knee-slapping hysterics when last year’s lockdown coincided exactly with my…

Florida Judge Sides with Norwegian Cruise Line in Vaccine Fight
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Florida Judge Sides with Norwegian Cruise Line in Vaccine Fight

Evan Gove - August 9, 2021

In a big win for not just Norwegian Cruise Line, but the industry in general, U.S. District Judge Kathleen Williams ruled that the state of Florida “fails to…

12 Hours in Mykonos
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12 Hours in Mykonos

Evan Gove - August 8, 2021

When you’re named after the heir of a god, you better meet expectations.  Mykonos, one of Greece’s most famous islands, is named for a descendant of the…

Specialty Restaurant Review: 7Aft by Atlas Ocean Voyages
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Specialty Restaurant Review: 7Aft by Atlas Ocean Voyages

Evan Gove - August 7, 2021

If you've been out of the cruise-loop lately, one of the most significant changes to cruise ship dining in recent years is the rise of specialty restaurants…

Going Ashore in Patmos: An Underated Gem of the Aegean
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Going Ashore in Patmos: An Underated Gem of the Aegean

Evan Gove - August 6, 2021

They may not have known it at the time, but the inhabitants of Patmos, a Greek island in the Aegean Sea, were witness to a monumental moment…

Cruise Deal of the Week – August 6, 2021
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Cruise Deal of the Week
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Cruise Deal of the Week – August 6, 2021

Evan Gove - August 6, 2021

Are you ready to cruise? Ships are sailing from ports all over the country and passengers are raving about getting back on board their favorite cruise lines…

Embarkation Day: <i>World Navigator</i> by Atlas Ocean Voyages
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Embarkation Day: World Navigator by Atlas Ocean Voyages

Evan Gove - August 5, 2021

For the first time in my almost 32 years of flight, I clapped when the plane landed. After a year and a half of cold-turkey travel deprivation,…

Shop Around: Unique Hotel Boutiques
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Shop Around: Unique Hotel Boutiques

Porthole Cruise - August 4, 2021

THE BEVERLY HILLS HOTEL SIGNATURE SHOP - Los Angeles, California The Beverly Hills Hotel has a storied history as a magnet for movie stars and moguls. It’s also…

A Culinary Adventure in Emilia Romagna, Italy
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A Culinary Adventure in Emilia Romagna, Italy

Steve Leland - August 3, 2021

I’ll admit it. I have a problem. I’ve been involved in a love affair with Italian food for most of my adult life. With the gastronomic trinity…