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Princess Cancels More Sailings Due to Canada Cruise Ban
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Princess Cancels More Sailings Due to Canada Cruise Ban

Evan Gove - February 24, 2021

Along with their Carnival Corporation brand sister line Holland America, Princess Cruises was forced to cancel select Alaska, Canada, New England and Pacific Coast cruises in 2021.…

Holland America Cancels Cruises That Depart or Conclude in Canadian for 2021
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Holland America Cancels Cruises That Depart or Conclude in Canadian for 2021

Evan Gove - February 24, 2021

When Canada banned cruise ships from visiting their ports until 2022, it created a whole host of headaches for cruise lines. We're now starting to see the…

Choose Your Cruise – February 5, 2021
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Cruise Deal of the Week
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Choose Your Cruise – February 5, 2021

Evan Gove - February 5, 2021

Oh, Canada.  By now you've probably heard that our neighbors to the North have taken extreme measures against the cruise industry, banning all cruise ships over 100…

Canada Bans Cruise Ships Until February 2022
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Canada Bans Cruise Ships Until February 2022

Evan Gove - February 4, 2021

In an effort to "monitor the evolving COVID-19 pandemic and the impact it is having on the marine and tourism sectors," Canada has issued two new Interim Orders…

If You’re American, The Bahamas are Closed 
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If You’re American, The Bahamas are Closed 

Evan Gove - July 20, 2020

In an address to his nation yesterday, Bahamian Prime Minister Hubert Minnis announced that the islands would be closed to American tourists beginning Wednesday due to surging…

Canada Bans Cruise Ships Until October 31
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Canada Bans Cruise Ships Until October 31

Evan Gove - May 29, 2020

In a press release issued this morning, the Canadian Minister of Transport, Marc Garneau, announced that cruise ships with overnight accommodations allowed to carry more than 100 persons are prohibited…

Cruise Stoppage Costs Alaska $800 Million
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Cruise Stoppage Costs Alaska $800 Million

Evan Gove - May 1, 2020

The economic toll of COVID 19 on the cruise industry is devastating, but the people of Alaska may be the biggest losers in the whole ordeal. Mike…

10 Reasons to Visit Vancouver and Explore Western Canada
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10 Reasons to Visit Vancouver and Explore Western Canada

Evan Gove - March 2, 2020

Can you name a city that has hosted the Winter Olympic Games, served as the backdrop for numerous blockbuster Hollywood movies, and is also consistently ranked among…

48 Hours: Marvelous Montreal
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48 Hours: Marvelous Montreal

Porthole Cruise Magazine - February 4, 2020

When visitors step into the streets of Old Montreal, they feel like they’ve been transported to the shores of a European city, but when they venture beyond…

Discovering the Canadian Rockies by Rail
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Discovering the Canadian Rockies by Rail

Evan Gove - January 31, 2020

It’s been 30 years since luxury train company Rocky Mountaineer embarked on its first journey through the Canadian Rockies, but as you gaze out through the oversized…

A Cruiser’s Guide to Quebec City
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A Cruiser’s Guide to Quebec City

Dana Freeman - September 25, 2019

Québec City is increasingly positioning itself on the international cruise scene as a destination and port of embarkation of choice. Located at the point where the St.…

A Reason to Cruise In or Out of Montreal
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A Reason to Cruise In or Out of Montreal

Dana Freeman - August 14, 2019

The Port of Montreal is conveniently located in Old Montreal. As your ship sails into port you will get your first glimpse of the city’s beautiful skyline.…

1 Million Votes for Norwegian’s Giving Joy Campaign
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1 Million Votes for Norwegian’s Giving Joy Campaign

Porthole Cruise Magazine - March 26, 2019

It was just two weeks ago that Norwegian Cruise Line announced their Giving Joy Campaign aimed at rewarding educators in the United States and Canada with free…

Protected: Railway to the Rockies: The Most Romantic Way to Travel
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Protected: Railway to the Rockies: The Most Romantic Way to Travel

Evan Gove - March 10, 2019

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Editor-in-Chief Awards 2019
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Editor-in-Chief Awards 2019

Porthole Cruise Magazine - December 31, 2018

2019 Editor-in-Chief Awards As editor-in-chief of Porthole Cruise Magazine, Bill Panoff travels a lot. So each year, he reports back on his favorite travel experiences around the…

48 Hours: Vancouver – Have a Gas in the City of Glass.
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48 Hours: Vancouver – Have a Gas in the City of Glass.

Porthole Cruise Magazine - December 7, 2018

The enchanting city of Vancouver is located on the west coast of Canada and takes her rightful place as the largest city in British Columbia. She sits…

Cruise Deal of the Week – November 16, 2018
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Cruise Deal of the Week – November 16, 2018

Evan Gove - November 16, 2018

It's almost upon us. No, not a soul-crushingly cold winter with endless hours of shoveling and shivering. We're talking about Cunard's famous Black Friday and Cyber Monday…

Grape Destinations: The Wines of Nova Scotia
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Grape Destinations: The Wines of Nova Scotia

Porthole Cruise Magazine - September 20, 2018

This year my husband and I had the pleasure of traveling to the Northern Atlantic coast to visit the Canadian maritime province of Nova Scotia.  One thing…

6 Highlights of Halifax
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6 Highlights of Halifax

Porthole Cruise Magazine - September 5, 2018

Halifax, a top destination on New England/Canada cruises, offers a mix of historic and modern attractions and strong maritime traditions – it was here that Samuel Cunard…

7 Musts In Quebec City
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7 Musts In Quebec City

Porthole Cruise Magazine - August 28, 2018

Shopkeepers who greet you with a “bonjour!” A hotel that reminds you of chateaux from the Loire Valley in France. Old-World style cafes and narrow cobblestone streets…

This Cruise Line is Making Detroit Great Again
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This Cruise Line is Making Detroit Great Again

Evan Gove - August 27, 2018

Cruise passengers aboard Great Lakes Cruise Company Victory II have a whole new port to explore thanks to a new itinerary which adds Detroit, Michigan to the…

9 Reasons to Set Sail on Silver Whisper
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9 Reasons to Set Sail on Silver Whisper

Porthole Cruise Magazine - June 18, 2018

This past fall my husband Humberto and I took the Silver Whisper from Silversea Cruises on what we called a “leaves, lobsters and lighthouses” cruise in New…

5 Faves: Montreal Highlights
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5 Faves: Montreal Highlights

Dana Freeman - June 4, 2018

Set on an Island in the Saint Lawrence River, Montreal is an ideal destination to start or end a cruise. The cruise terminal located in the heart…

Cruising North: Welcome to Montreal’s Busy Season
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Cruising North: Welcome to Montreal’s Busy Season

Porthole Cruise Magazine - May 7, 2018

The Mohawk people call it Kaniatarowanenneh, meaning “big waterway”. Those who experience the St. Lawrence River during Montreal’s busy cruising season are hard-pressed to find fault with…

Cruise Deal of the Week – Mar. 16, 2018
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Cruise Deal of the Week – Mar. 16, 2018

Porthole Cruise Magazine - March 16, 2018

Victory Cruise Lines is offering a 2-for-1 deal on select Canada and St. Lawrence cruises aboard Victory II. Sailing between Halifax and Detroit, the 10-night French Canadian…

Cunard Partners with Rocky Mountaineer to Add Alaska by Rail
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Cunard Partners with Rocky Mountaineer to Add Alaska by Rail

Porthole Cruise Magazine - February 27, 2018

Cruise News – Feb. 27, 2018 After recently announcing its return to Alaska in 2019, for the first time in over two decades, Cunard Line has announced a partnership with Rocky…

News Briefs – Cousteau in the Amazon and more….
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News Briefs – Cousteau in the Amazon and more….

Porthole Cruise - February 2, 2018

Porthole Cruise News Briefs – Feb. 2, 2018 Luxury river operator Aqua Expeditions has announced a series of theme cruises on the Amazon and Mekong rivers for…

Sustainability & the IMPACT of Cruise Tourism with Experiential Travel in Victoria, B.C., Canada
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Sustainability & the IMPACT of Cruise Tourism with Experiential Travel in Victoria, B.C., Canada

Christina Hunting - January 16, 2018

Experiential Travel' community involvement is no "yolk". Our support for Woodwynn Farms in Victoria has reached new heights and since we are all about travel, we just…