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Three Luxury Hotels and Resorts For Your St. Kitts Vacation 
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Three Luxury Hotels and Resorts For Your St. Kitts Vacation 

Evan Gove - July 21, 2021

Visitors to the islands of St. Kitts and Nevis have no shortage of options when it comes to those who like to indulge in the finer things,…

The Secrets of St. John, USVI
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The Secrets of St. John, USVI

Steve Leland - June 28, 2021

You won’t find St. John, USVI on any cruise itinerary and that’s both good and bad. It’s good because you’ll never have to share the island with…

Recapping the FCCA-PortMiami Return to Sail Summit
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Recapping the FCCA-PortMiami Return to Sail Summit

Evan Gove - June 24, 2021

Some of the biggest names in cruising gathered at PortMiami on Tuesday for a Return to Sail Summit with the goal of getting ready to cruise once…

The St. Maarten Heineken Regatta Will Return in 2022
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The St. Maarten Heineken Regatta Will Return in 2022

Steve Leland - June 15, 2021

Starting with a mere 12 vessels participating in the inaugural race in 1980, the St. Maarten Heineken Regatta has quickly grown in stature, with a record 284…

Cruising to St. Kitts: A Guide to Port Zante 
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Cruising to St. Kitts: A Guide to Port Zante 

Evan Gove - June 14, 2021

As cruise ships begin sailing the Caribbean once again, islands are getting ready to welcome back tourists to their shores. St. Kitts is one such island getting…

Virgin Voyages Reveals New Itineraries for <i>Resilient Lady</i>
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Virgin Voyages Reveals New Itineraries for Resilient Lady

Evan Gove - June 14, 2021

The third ship from Virgin Voyages is scheduled to sail in 2022 and the cruise line has released new itineraries to follow the ship's inaugural season in…

Cruise Deal of the Week – June 11, 2021
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Cruise Deal of the Week – June 11, 2021

Evan Gove - June 11, 2021

It's been another week of waiting, but we're just a few weeks away from every major cruise line sailing from the United States again! Some cruise lines…

Sint Maarten Ready to Welcome Back Cruisers
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Sint Maarten Ready to Welcome Back Cruisers

Evan Gove - June 2, 2021

Every island in the Caribbean has a story, but few are as unique as Sint Maarten.  The island is so unique, in fact, that it has two…

This Cruise Leaves from St. Maarten Next Weekend
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This Cruise Leaves from St. Maarten Next Weekend

Steve Leland - May 28, 2021

For what seems like an eternity, pandemic related restrictions have reined in the flourishing popularity of cruising and worldwide travel. Regulations may have challenged the possibility of…

5 Ways to Spend the Day in St. Kitts
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5 Ways to Spend the Day in St. Kitts

Evan Gove - May 25, 2021

If you look up the word “paradise” in the dictionary, a photo of St. Kitts would not be out of place. This spectacular Caribbean island offers a…

NOAA Predicts an Above Average Atlantic Hurricane Season
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NOAA Predicts an Above Average Atlantic Hurricane Season

Evan Gove - May 21, 2021

With all the news and surrounding the cruise industry, you may have forgotten that it's about to be hurricane season. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Association's Climate…

Choose Your Cruise – May 14, 2021
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Choose Your Cruise – May 14, 2021

Evan Gove - May 14, 2021

What a week for cruising! The big news of the week was the reveal of Norwegian Cruise Line's new Prima class ships starting with the upcoming Norwegian…

Seabourn “Very Excited” For July Cruise Restart Says President Josh Leibowitz
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Seabourn “Very Excited” For July Cruise Restart Says President Josh Leibowitz

Evan Gove - May 11, 2021

Following the retirement of longtime Seabourn President Rick Meadows last year, Josh Leibowitz was named the new President of the cruise line and his duties now include oversight…

Norwegian Cruise Line Introduces <i>Norwegian Prima</i>
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Norwegian Cruise Line Introduces Norwegian Prima

Evan Gove - May 10, 2021

The new Prima Class ships from Norwegian Cruise Line are on the way! In an announcement this morning, the cruise line released some new details about the…

Seabourn to Set Sail in July
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Seabourn to Set Sail in July

Steve Leland - May 6, 2021

They say that good things come to those who wait and after a year of pandemic patience GREAT things are happening for lovers of ultra-luxury cruising. Starting in July, Seabourn…

St. Kitts Is the Island of Limitless Possibilities
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St. Kitts Is the Island of Limitless Possibilities

Evan Gove - April 29, 2021

Attitude is everything, just ask the people of St. Kitts. In many respects this laid-back island paradise is your quintessential Caribbean island. It’s a place where beach…

British Virgin Islands’ New Plan to Relax Travel Restrictions
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British Virgin Islands’ New Plan to Relax Travel Restrictions

Evan Gove - April 27, 2021

Travel is no longer as risky as it once was, particularly for those who have been vaccinated against COVID-19. As a result, countries all over the world…

Choose Your Cruise – April 23, 2021
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Choose Your Cruise – April 23, 2021

Evan Gove - April 23, 2021

There was plenty of news this week about cruise lines adding new itineraries to their summer restarts and we couldn't be more excited! Cruising is on the…

Travelers Should Avoid the Bahamas Says CDC
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Travelers Should Avoid the Bahamas Says CDC

Evan Gove - April 20, 2021

Cruises are set to return to the Bahamas in a matter of weeks, so of course the CDC issued an upgraded warning for travel to the islands.…

St. Thomas Prepares For Travel Boom as Cruising Returns
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St. Thomas Prepares For Travel Boom as Cruising Returns

Evan Gove - April 14, 2021

As more and more cruise lines lay out their plans for a return to operation, it means that popular island destinations across the Caribbean are gearing up…

St. Thomas, Sophisticated
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St. Thomas, Sophisticated

Steve Leland - April 13, 2021

St. Thomas had a deep-rooted seafaring heritage long before I plied its waters.As a cruise director for many years, I visited the small, quaint island every Tuesday.…

Holland America Line To Celebrate 25 Years at Half Moon Cay
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Holland America Line To Celebrate 25 Years at Half Moon Cay

Evan Gove - April 11, 2021

Private islands are all the rage in cruising lately, but one cruise line has been well ahead of the trend! Holland America Line announced plans to operate…

Choose Your Cruise – April 9, 2021
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Choose Your Cruise – April 9, 2021

Evan Gove - April 9, 2021

It was a wild week in the cruise industry! First we had a handful of cruise lines announcing new sailing dates from places all over the world.…

St. Maarten Travel Restrictions You Need to Know About
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St. Maarten Travel Restrictions You Need to Know About

Evan Gove - April 7, 2021

With the news that cruise lines will begin sailing from St. Maarten in just a few months, cruisers all over America are booking their flight to the…

The CDC’s Technical Guidance for Cruise Ships Explained
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The CDC’s Technical Guidance for Cruise Ships Explained

Evan Gove - April 5, 2021

In a classic Friday afternoon news dump, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention issued an update to their conditional sail order with a number of new…

Choose Your Cruise – March 26, 2021
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Choose Your Cruise – March 26, 2021

Evan Gove - March 26, 2021

This was a wild week in the cruise industry. CLIA and the CDC went back and forth about the Conditional Sail Order and several more cruise lines…

St. Croix Cocktail Hour: Try the Breadfruit Vodka
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St. Croix Cocktail Hour: Try the Breadfruit Vodka

Steve Leland - March 24, 2021

Serendipity has provided a new take on the old adage, when life gives you lemons, make lemonade. On the US Virgin Island of St. Croix it’s become…

Saint Lucia Prepares for Summer Cruise Tourism
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Saint Lucia Prepares for Summer Cruise Tourism

Evan Gove - March 23, 2021

For the first time in a year, the island of St. Lucia is preparing to welcome back international cruise tourism. Royal Caribbean Cruise Line has jumpstarted the return…

U.S. Virgin Islands Tourism Performs Well Despite Pandemic
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U.S. Virgin Islands Tourism Performs Well Despite Pandemic

Evan Gove - March 22, 2021

U.S. Virgin Islands Commissioner of Tourism Joseph Boschulte shared some encouraging tourism numbers about the islands compared to the rest of the Caribbean. While the region as a…

Celebrity Cruises Announces June 5th Return
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Celebrity Cruises Announces June 5th Return

Evan Gove - March 19, 2021

There's some excellent news to report from Celebrity Cruises this morning! Celebrity President and CEO Lisa Lutoff-Perlo announced this morning that the cruise line would return to…

Choose Your Cruise – March 12, 2021
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Choose Your Cruise – March 12, 2021

Evan Gove - March 12, 2021

It was exactly one year ago today that Princess Cruises and Viking Cruises announced they'd be pausing operation due to the COVID-19 pandemic. It's truly unbelievable but…

Jamaica Travel Restrictions Get Tighter for Visitors
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Jamaica Travel Restrictions Get Tighter for Visitors

Evan Gove - March 3, 2021

The Caribbean island of Jamaica tightened up their COVID-19 travel restrictions for visitors, reducing the time frame in which travelers need to get tested for the virus.…

Antigua Completes Construction on Fifth Cruise Pier
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Antigua Completes Construction on Fifth Cruise Pier

Evan Gove - February 24, 2021

Just because it's been nearly a full year since cruise ships last called on the island of Antigua doesn't mean the people there haven't been preparing for…

Suites for your Sweet This Valentine’s Day
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Suites for your Sweet This Valentine’s Day

Evan Gove - February 9, 2021

Just because you won't be able to cruise with your Valentine this February 14th doesn't mean you can't start planning for an epic experience next year! Norwegian…

Carib Animals
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Carib Animals

Porthole Cruise Magazine - February 8, 2021

Welcome to the Caribbean, where thick, lush rainforests and turquoise waters play host to more than just your envy-inducing selfies. They are home to the locals —…

It’s Time To Go Now
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It’s Time To Go Now

Steve Leland - February 3, 2021

Would I be alone in sharing that over the past ten months of travel isolation, I’m tired of the ritualistic trip to the supermarket, the daily perusal…

Suite Secrets of the Riviera Maya
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Suite Secrets of the Riviera Maya

Steve Leland - January 18, 2021

It’s inconceivable how the vibe of two neighboring regions could be more disparate than the tequila-induced debauchery of Cancún and the upscale chic of the Riviera Maya.…

Chukka Caribbean Adventures Gears Up for Tourism
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Chukka Caribbean Adventures Gears Up for Tourism

Evan Gove - December 29, 2020

Something is happening in the Caribbean. Across the islands, people are getting ready for tourists to once again flock to the pristine beaches, lush jungles and scenic…

Eating It Up in St. Thomas
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Eating It Up in St. Thomas

Steve Leland - December 14, 2020

In my 10 years of weekly visits to St. Thomas by cruise ship, it had never entered my mind that a food tour would be an excursion…

Best Face Forward
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Best Face Forward

Sarah Greaves-Gabbadon - December 1, 2020

The not-so-good news is that we’ll likely be wearing facemasks for the foreseeable future. The good news: Face coverings can be fashionable! Months after we considered ourselves…

3 Reasons Why You Need to Start Caring About Face Masks in Your Wardrobe
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3 Reasons Why You Need to Start Caring About Face Masks in Your Wardrobe

Evan Gove - November 11, 2020

Face masks are going to be a part of our lives for the foreseeable future, but that doesn’t mean you have to hide your personality along with…

Disney Cruise Line Unveils New 2022 Cruise Itineraries
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Disney Cruise Line Unveils New 2022 Cruise Itineraries

Evan Gove - October 15, 2020

It feels like everyday we're inching closer and closer to a return to cruising. While some are focused on booking for the next couple of months, Disney…

5 Reasons to Book a Charter Yacht Instead of a Cruise
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5 Reasons to Book a Charter Yacht Instead of a Cruise

Evan Gove - October 8, 2020

Have you been dreaming about relaxing on a tropical beach with the sun shining overhead and your toes in the sand? Then this column is for you.…

SeaDream Yacht Club Webinar Offers Answers and Updates
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SeaDream Yacht Club Webinar Offers Answers and Updates

Judi Cuervo - September 16, 2020

Throughout my entire corporate career, nothing was more important to me than providing answers or, when definitive answers were elusive, regular updates that informed and enlightened my…

Bahamas To Enter Phase 3 of Tourism Plan in October
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Bahamas To Enter Phase 3 of Tourism Plan in October

Evan Gove - September 9, 2020

Speaking to the Bahamian people in a national address on Monday, Minister of Tourism & Aviation Dionisio D'Aguilar announced additional details of the forward-looking recovery and reopening…

Cruise Recipe: Barbados Corn Soup
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Cruise Recipe: Barbados Corn Soup

Evan Gove - September 3, 2020

Like countless other Caribbean islands, the economy of Barbados is centered around visitors from all over the world. When the COVID-19 pandemic first began, Barbados lost both visitors…

Choose Your Cruise – August 28, 2020
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Choose Your Cruise – August 28, 2020

Evan Gove - August 28, 2020

Earlier this week, we profiled Holly Johnson, the President of Wings Airways & Taku Lodge in Juneau, Alaska. Holly and her staff are struggling to get by…

USVI Unscathed by Tropical Storm Laura
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USVI Unscathed by Tropical Storm Laura

Evan Gove - August 24, 2020

It seems like it's been forever since we had good news to report in the Caribbean, but thankfully today is the day! The U.S. Virgin Islands are…

St. Kitts and Nevis to Reopen in October, Including Cruises
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St. Kitts and Nevis to Reopen in October, Including Cruises

Evan Gove - August 20, 2020

Another Caribbean nation is gearing up for a return to normalcy and it's especially good news for cruisers! The Federation of St. Kitts and Nevis announced in…

Choose Your Cruise – August 14, 2020
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Choose Your Cruise – August 14, 2020

Evan Gove - August 14, 2020

Does it feel like summer is flying by? Pretty soon we'll start to wake up with a crisp September chill in the air and you'll know it's…

Testing the Waters:  a 3-Day Getaway to St. Thomas
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Testing the Waters: a 3-Day Getaway to St. Thomas

Judi Cuervo - August 3, 2020

Sometimes—even during a pandemic—a girl needs to immerse herself in a turquoise sea, feel powder-soft sand between her toes and have some crispy, deep-fried conch fritters for…

Tropical Storm Gonzalo Develops in the Atlantic Ocean 
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Tropical Storm Gonzalo Develops in the Atlantic Ocean 

Evan Gove - July 22, 2020

As if we didn’t have enough problems right now, Tropical Storm Gonzalo is knocking at the door. The tropical storm officially formed in the Atlantic Ocean this…

MSC Cruises Announces New Homeport For Two Ships
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MSC Cruises Announces New Homeport For Two Ships

Evan Gove - June 22, 2020

Fort Lauderdale-based MSC Cruises has announced that Port Canaveral will be the new homeport for two of their ships this upcoming winter. MSC Seaside will begin sailing…

Vacationing in Porto Back Yarda
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Vacationing in Porto Back Yarda

Steve Leland - June 16, 2020

As the return of cruising seems to be within reach, it’s time to mitigate lockdown loneliness.  My brother Nick Leland sets it up perfectly in the song…

Caribbean Icon Robert Hamaty Passes Away
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Caribbean Icon Robert Hamaty Passes Away

Evan Gove - June 15, 2020

The cruise and travel industry lost a familiar face over the weekend as Robert Hamaty, founder of the Tortuga Rum Company, passed away at the age of…

Cruising Will Return…But When is the Question
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Cruising Will Return…But When is the Question

Steve Leland - June 10, 2020

I’m not one to moan about inconveniences, but take away my life’s passion and I’m likely to go off the deep end. Take away the ability to…

Turks and Caicos Plan to Reopen July 22
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Turks and Caicos Plan to Reopen July 22

Evan Gove - June 1, 2020

Last week, we reported several popular cruising destinations in the Caribbean were in the process of reopening to tourism. Over the weekend, the Turks and Caicos announced…

Choose Your Cruise – May 29, 2020
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Choose Your Cruise – May 29, 2020

Evan Gove - May 29, 2020

We know, cruise gang, the waiting isn't fun. But! We've had plenty of good news this week with several popular cruise destinations announcing timelines to open up…

Windstar Cruises Announces Return Date
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Windstar Cruises Announces Return Date

Evan Gove - May 20, 2020

One of the foremost small ship cruise lines in the industry announced their date for return following the pause in operation due to COVID-19. Windstar Cruises will…

Nevis Announces They’re COVID-Free
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Nevis Announces They’re COVID-Free

Evan Gove - May 11, 2020

When COVID-19 first began spreading globally, the island of Nevis in the Caribbean took an aggressive approach to fighting the virus and it appears those measures have…

St. Thomas Eyes June 1st Return for Tourists
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St. Thomas Eyes June 1st Return for Tourists

Evan Gove - April 30, 2020

In an address to the people of the U.S. Virgin Islands yesterday, Governor Albert Bryan Jr. outlined a five-tier plan to reopen the islands for tourism by…

Choose Your Cruise – April 24, 2020
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Choose Your Cruise – April 24, 2020

Evan Gove - April 24, 2020

Fridays don't quite mean the same things anymore, but we're still here with an end of the week option for those dreaming about their next cruise vacation.…

Cunard Line Extends Pause in Operations
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Cunard Line Extends Pause in Operations

Evan Gove - April 23, 2020

Citing "the continued impact of COVID 19," Cunard Line made the decision to pause their voyages further past the initial date of May 15, 2020 previously announced.…

Tortuga Rum Cakes Founder Talks History and Recovery
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Tortuga Rum Cakes Founder Talks History and Recovery

Evan Gove - April 8, 2020

Some things really make you think of cruising, like Tortuga Rum Cake Company. The Caribbean brand of cakes, sauces, coffee and more was founded by Robert Hamaty…

Tourism Outlook: US Virgin Islands Check In
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Tourism Outlook: US Virgin Islands Check In

Evan Gove - April 6, 2020

Continuing our series of interviews around the Caribbean, today we interviewed Joseph Boschulte Commissioner of Tourism for the U.S. Virgin Islands about COVID 19 and what life…

Virgin Voyages: New Kid on the Dock
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Virgin Voyages: New Kid on the Dock

Elizabeth Berg - April 4, 2020

Whatever you do, don’t call it a cruise. Call it a voyage. In fact, Richard Branson, founder of the world-renowned Virgin Group, was so inclined to stress…

St Kitts & Nevis Minister of Tourism Talks Cruise Comeback
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St Kitts & Nevis Minister of Tourism Talks Cruise Comeback

Evan Gove - April 3, 2020

We’ve been covering a lot of news from cruise lines and their employees lately, but one thing getting neglected is how the numerous island nations across the…

Barbados Takes Humanitarian Approach to Cruise Ships
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Barbados Takes Humanitarian Approach to Cruise Ships

Evan Gove - March 30, 2020

As more and more ports turn their backs on incoming cruise ships, even those with a clean bill of health, the Caribbean island nation of Barbados is…

<i>Zuiderdam</i> Crew Jam Out To Their Own Radio Station
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Zuiderdam Crew Jam Out To Their Own Radio Station

Evan Gove - March 25, 2020

Anyone looking west from the beaches of Great Harbour Cay today might see something unusual; a gathering of cruise ships. In fact, eight ships from three different…

Interview: How P&O Britannia Pulled Off Last Minute Transatlantic
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Interview: How P&O Britannia Pulled Off Last Minute Transatlantic

Evan Gove - March 24, 2020

For well over a decade, Jason Bridge has travelled the world via cruise ship fulfilling one of the most important roles on board: Port Shopping Consultant. When…

Cruise Deal of the Week – March 13, 2020
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Cruise Deal of the Week – March 13, 2020

Evan Gove - March 13, 2020

Have you ever heard the expression "once in a blue moon"? It means something that doesn't come along very often, if at all. Today we've got the…

Spending the Day on Jost Van Dyke
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Spending the Day on Jost Van Dyke

Evan Gove - March 9, 2020

The Virgin Islands are a popular destination for cruisers. Not only is it an amazing experience to visit the port of Tortola in the British Virgin Islands…

Cruise Deal of the Week – February 28, 2020
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Cruise Deal of the Week – February 28, 2020

Evan Gove - February 28, 2020

We're just weeks away from the arrival of Virgin Voyages Scarlet Lady and the hype surrounding the newest ship at sea is only growing. Since the first people began…

Summer Vacation 2021 By Disney Cruise Line
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Summer Vacation 2021 By Disney Cruise Line

Evan Gove - February 25, 2020

We’re still a few months away from summer 2020, but that doesn’t mean you can’t start booking an epic summer vacation for 2021. Disney Cruise Line announced…

Please Leave Starfish in the Water
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Please Leave Starfish in the Water

Evan Gove - February 18, 2020

Going on vacation is about experiencing new things and of course, having a lot of fun. NFL legend Randy Moss appeared to be doing both in a…

Top 5 Most Romantic Resorts for Your Valentine
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Top 5 Most Romantic Resorts for Your Valentine

Evan Gove - February 10, 2020

Chocolates again this year? Trust us, nobody wants that, or flowers or another necklace for that matter. What they want for Valentine's Day is the vacation of…

Shop ‘Til You Drop in St. Thomas
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Shop ‘Til You Drop in St. Thomas

Evan Gove - February 3, 2020

If you enjoy shopping…and getting a deal while doing it…you are going to love to shop ‘til you drop in St. Thomas. This duty-free port in the…

<i>Seven Seas Splendor</i>: Regent’s Newest Cruise Ship
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Seven Seas Splendor: Regent’s Newest Cruise Ship

Evan Gove - February 1, 2020

One of the top names in luxury cruising added a new ship to its fleet this week with the delivery of Seven Seas Splendor at Fincantieri's shipyard in…

Come Sail Away on the Royal Clipper
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Come Sail Away on the Royal Clipper

Dana Freeman - January 22, 2020

If you have ever said, “cruising isn’t for me,” you might reserve judgment until you have sailed on the Royal Clipper. She is the perfect alternative to…

Port Day: St. Barthelemy, French West Indies
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Port Day: St. Barthelemy, French West Indies

Evan Gove - January 6, 2020

Tiny St. Barthelemy has an outsized reputation for an island that is all of 9 square miles. It is very French, very chic and can be very…

Australia, Hawaii Top List of Desired Destinations
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Australia, Hawaii Top List of Desired Destinations

Evan Gove - December 24, 2019

Everyone has a bucket list, but according to Travel Leader's Group, a lot of you are dreaming the same. One of North America's largest travel agencies conducted…

What to Do in San Juan for the Day
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What to Do in San Juan for the Day

Evan Gove - December 23, 2019

Welcome to San Juan, capital of Puerto Rico, USA. It’s one of the Caribbean’s favorite destinations welcoming cruise ship passengers from around the world. There’s much to…

Virgin Voyages Cruise Deal of the Week – December 19, 2019
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Virgin Voyages Cruise Deal of the Week – December 19, 2019

Evan Gove - December 19, 2019

Back in the days of swashbuckling pirates, they sailed the seven seas in search of their favorite thing (no, not rum)...LOOT! We've got a very special cruise…

Spending the Day at Atlantis in the Bahamas
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Spending the Day at Atlantis in the Bahamas

Porthole Cruise Magazine - December 18, 2019

When cruising to Nassau in the Bahamas, spending the day at Atlantis is one of the most popular cruise excursions for guests – and with good reason!…

St. Kitts Just Set a New Record!
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St. Kitts Just Set a New Record!

Evan Gove - December 17, 2019

St. Kitts, a Caribbean island part of the island nation of St. Kitts and Nevis, set a record this week when four cruise ships docked in the…

For Shore: Two Sides to Hispaniola
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For Shore: Two Sides to Hispaniola

Porthole Cruise Magazine - November 21, 2019

As a name, "Hispaniola" seems better suited for history books. But as an island, straddling the line between Caribbean and Atlantic, it is more likely to enter…

Silver Cove Sets the Private Island Standard
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Silver Cove Sets the Private Island Standard

Porthole Cruise Magazine - November 19, 2019

Private islands are all the rage in cruising these days as lines are jockeying to have the most exclusive, luxurious or exciting private island experience in the…

Disney Helps Crew Keep in Touch
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Disney Helps Crew Keep in Touch

Evan Gove - October 31, 2019

While some may fantasize about spending a year or more on a cruise ship, for those who work on board, being away from their home, their friends…

Theme Cruise: Sailing the Haunted Caribbean
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Theme Cruise: Sailing the Haunted Caribbean

Porthole Cruise Magazine - October 28, 2019

You expect spirits on a cruise — but in a glass, with a little paper umbrella, right? You don’t expect the kind of spirits you talk to…

Shore Excursions: Forts in Ports
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Shore Excursions: Forts in Ports

Evan Gove - October 14, 2019

Today, the battlements provide beautiful backdrops to our snapshots, and their towers reach reassuringly into clear skies – but as in centuries past, they allow us to…

One Happy Family: Aruba Vacations Bring Everyone Together
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One Happy Family: Aruba Vacations Bring Everyone Together

Porthole Cruise Magazine - September 30, 2019

It’s not easy to find a great family vacation these days. People are always looking for destinations which offer a mix of fun, relaxation and adventure to…

SeaDream’s Hidden Caribbean
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SeaDream’s Hidden Caribbean

Judi Cuervo - July 30, 2019

It’s a staggering vision: a massive cruise ship topped with a dizzying network of twisting, turning pool slides that resemble giant, vibrantly hued metal snakes. In the…

8 Popular Cruises You Shouldn’t Be Booking (And 8 You Should)
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8 Popular Cruises You Shouldn’t Be Booking (And 8 You Should)

Porthole Cruise Magazine - July 10, 2019

Cruising is infectious. Once people get a taste of what a true cruise vacation can be like, they're always looking for the next great destination to explore.…

Cruise Deal of the Week – May 3, 2019
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Cruise Deal of the Week – May 3, 2019

Porthole Cruise Magazine - May 3, 2019

Who doesn't love going all in? Whether you're at the poker table or about to book yourself the cruise vacation of a lifetime, Windstar Cruises has a…

The Belly Flop Competition: Keys to Victory!
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The Belly Flop Competition: Keys to Victory!

Porthole Cruise Magazine - May 1, 2019

Royal Caribbean is one of the world’s most popular cruise lines and there’s something special for everyone to enjoy while on board.  Passengers can go ice skating,…

Martha Stewart Celebrates Discovery with MSC Cruises (VIDEO)
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Martha Stewart Celebrates Discovery with MSC Cruises (VIDEO)

Evan Gove - April 24, 2019

From magazines to television and everything in between, Martha Stewart is as well known in the home, cooking and gardening industries as anyone. Now the famed decorating…

Don’t Forget This One Thing on Your Caribbean Vacation
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Don’t Forget This One Thing on Your Caribbean Vacation

Evan Gove - April 16, 2019

Mountainous islands burst forth from crystal clear water. Tropical birds whistle and caw from palm to palm. Fish dart among coral reefs teeming with life. Happy vacationers…

Aruba Is Your Next Great Vacation
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Aruba Is Your Next Great Vacation

Evan Gove - April 12, 2019

Surely this place can’t be real. That’s along the lines of what most people think when they first lay eyes on the pristine beaches of Aruba. Water…

Something for Everyone at Tortola Pier Park
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Something for Everyone at Tortola Pier Park

Evan Gove - April 12, 2019

When it comes to the islands which dot the Caribbean Sea, few come close to the stunning history, unique culture and vibrant atmosphere found on the British…

TRAVEL TIPS: Your Own Adventure in San Juan
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TRAVEL TIPS: Your Own Adventure in San Juan

Porthole Cruise Magazine - March 26, 2019

Let’s face it, taking a cruise is a luxury many Americans have to save up for, especially when, on top of the cruise fare, you add the daily gratuities,…

Cruise Deal of the Week – March 15, 2019
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Cruise Deal of the Week – March 15, 2019

Evan Gove - March 15, 2019

The week we spring forward' is a tough one. Not only do we lose an hour of sleep, but we all have to readjust our internal clocks…

Are There Cruises for Hikers?
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Are There Cruises for Hikers?

Porthole Cruise Magazine - February 27, 2019

Do you love to hike? Are you also looking for a cruise vacation? Well, do we have good news for you! Even though over 20 million people were set…

TRAVEL TIPS: Explore the Big Blue with Sea Trek in Sint Maarten
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TRAVEL TIPS: Explore the Big Blue with Sea Trek in Sint Maarten

Porthole Cruise Magazine - February 26, 2019

Sint Maarten is surely an interesting place to visit. The small island is divided into two with Sint Maarten (Dutch) occupying the southern half, while Saint Martin…

Are Luxury Cruises Worth the Price?
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Are Luxury Cruises Worth the Price?

Porthole Cruise Magazine - February 25, 2019

If you are planning a cruise vacation getaway on one of the many incredible ships operating today, you have one big decision to make right from the…

Cruise Deal of the Week – February 8, 2019
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Cruise Deal of the Week – February 8, 2019

Evan Gove - February 8, 2019

There's plenty of good cruise deals floating around the web, but not many of them actually make you say wow! Royal Caribbean is running a flash sale…

Island Style: Handmade Modernism
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Island Style: Handmade Modernism

Porthole Cruise Magazine - February 7, 2019

You can’t help but be enchanted by Jamaican ceramicist Victoria Silvera’s sea urchin collection. Delicate yet eye-catching and seamlessly combining function and form, the handmade tableware and…

Recapping Oprah’s Girls’ Getaway Cruise
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Recapping Oprah’s Girls’ Getaway Cruise

Evan Gove - February 4, 2019

Every cruise is special in its own way, but the Girls’ Getaway cruise hosted by media icon Oprah and news personality Gayle King was one passengers on…

Shore Ex: Adventure Time!
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Shore Ex: Adventure Time!

Porthole Cruise Magazine - January 29, 2019

I had spent four days surrounded by water. On it. In it. Gazing out at it as I lay sprawled on a beach. Why should I be…

Cruise Deal of the Week – January 18, 2019
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Cruise Deal of the Week – January 18, 2019

Evan Gove - January 18, 2019

Happy Friday Cruisers! It's peak season for warm weather cruising in the Caribbean and elsewhere South of the Equator, but some of you are still stuck at…

MSC Reveals More About Highly Anticipated Ocean Cay
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MSC Reveals More About Highly Anticipated Ocean Cay

Evan Gove - January 16, 2019

For what feels like years now, cruise and vacation enthusiasts have been hearing about Ocean Cay, a private island resort in the works from MSC Cruises. Delays…

48 Hours In: Happy Havana
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48 Hours In: Happy Havana

Porthole Cruise Magazine - January 15, 2019

For many visitors to Havana, the city may seem frozen in time, but if you look beyond the fading facades of its elegant past, the Cuban capital…

Windstar and Porthole Cruise Magazine’s Caribbean Celebration (VIDEO)
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Windstar and Porthole Cruise Magazine’s Caribbean Celebration (VIDEO)

Evan Gove - January 7, 2019

Have you heard about the Caribbean Celebration Cruise? Windstar Cruises is partnering with Porthole Cruise Magazine, the definitive authority on all things cruise, to reveal the indulgent Caribbean in a…

Cruise Deal of the Week – January 4, 2019
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Cruise Deal of the Week – January 4, 2019

Evan Gove - January 4, 2019

Calling all Miami Dolphin fans! MSC Cruises has long partnered with the NFL's southernmost franchise to offer theme cruises with personnel from the team, former players and…

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…

Cruise Deal of the Week – December 28, 2018
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Cruise Deal of the Week – December 28, 2018

Porthole Cruise Magazine - December 28, 2018

What better way to ring in the New Year than a week spent living like royalty? Princess Cruises is ready to make the dream a reality with…

When is the Best Time to Cruise?
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When is the Best Time to Cruise?

Evan Gove - December 26, 2018

If you’ve never thought about taking a cruise before, one of the first questions that comes to mind is usually: when is the best time to cruise?…

Leiding Lady
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Leiding Lady

Porthole Cruise Magazine - December 12, 2018

Browsing Grenadian fashion designer Raquel Leid’s Mt. Sealey Garden collection is like taking a Caribbean vacation. The sunshine yellows, turquoise blues, and emerald greens of her fruit-…

Cruise Deal of the Week – November 30, 2018
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Cruise Deal of the Week – November 30, 2018

Evan Gove - November 30, 2018

December is finally here and that means holiday cheer is all around. Holiday cruise deals are a popular option for cruise lines looking to fill up their…

Cruise Deal of the Week – November 23, 2018
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Cruise Deal of the Week – November 23, 2018

Evan Gove - November 23, 2018

It's every deal-hunter's favorite time of the year! Black Friday and Cyber Monday are two of the best days to book a cruise thanks to outrageous deals…

Windstar Announces $250 Million in Fleet Improvements
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Windstar Announces $250 Million in Fleet Improvements

Evan Gove - November 16, 2018

Have you ever wanted to be a little longer? If you're a Windstar Cruise ship, you're in luck! The luxury cruise giant announced a new $250 million…

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…

Cruise Deal of the Week – November 9, 2018
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Cruise Deal of the Week – November 9, 2018

Evan Gove - November 9, 2018

Those looking for a great cruise vacation can treat themselves to a room with a view for a lot less than usual thanks to the Double Upgrade…

Dining with Virgin Voyages: It’s SeaLicious!
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Dining with Virgin Voyages: It’s SeaLicious!

Judi Cuervo - November 8, 2018

Oh yeah. Virgin Voyages’ Scarlet Lady is about to blow your notion of a traditional cruise right out of the water. Last night, at an event at…

Ocean Cay Enters Final Phase of Construction
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Ocean Cay Enters Final Phase of Construction

Evan Gove - November 8, 2018

MSC Cruises’ private island is another step closer to completion. The first trees were planted on Ocean Cay this week, what was a sand extraction site, in…

11 Reasons To Set Sail On Crystal Symphony
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11 Reasons To Set Sail On Crystal Symphony

Porthole Cruise Magazine - November 6, 2018

An icon of the ultra-luxury category in cruising, the Crystal Symphony is a 51,044-ton vessel with 848 berths, reduced from 922 during a redesign in 2017. The…

Richard Branson Reveals First Virgin Voyages Destination
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Richard Branson Reveals First Virgin Voyages Destination

Evan Gove - November 1, 2018

Appearing as his usual casual self on the Virgin Voyages social media channels yesterday, Richard Branson made a much anticipated announcement; Virgin Voyages is headed to Cuba.…

TRAVEL TIPS: Choose a Historical Detour and Meet Jamaica’s ‘White Witch’
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TRAVEL TIPS: Choose a Historical Detour and Meet Jamaica’s ‘White Witch’

Porthole Cruise Magazine - October 24, 2018

While on a Caribbean cruise, you’re likely to see an endless number of beaches. But what if you find yourself getting tired of being a beach bum?…

4 Reasons Why Grand Turk Will Be Your Favorite Caribbean Cruise Port
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4 Reasons Why Grand Turk Will Be Your Favorite Caribbean Cruise Port

Evan Gove - October 23, 2018

Could it be that an island less than seven miles long could be your favorite stop in the Caribbean? This little strip of land known as Grand…

Cruise Deal of the Week – October 12, 2018
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Cruise Deal of the Week – October 12, 2018

Evan Gove - October 12, 2018

October is National Cruise Month and there’s never been a better time to get a great deal on a cruise for you and the whole family. Star…

Hurricane Michael Threatens Gulf Coast
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Hurricane Michael Threatens Gulf Coast

Evan Gove - October 9, 2018

Another week, another hurricane bearing down on Florida and the Gulf of Mexico. This storm, named Michael by the National Hurricane Center, is moving its way north…

Cruise Deal of the Week – October 5, 2018
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Cruise Deal of the Week – October 5, 2018

Evan Gove - October 5, 2018

Celebrity Cruise Lines is moving, so now is the best time to save on a cruise for you and the family! Well, the website is moving anyway,…

Disney To Call New Orleans Home
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Disney To Call New Orleans Home

Evan Gove - September 28, 2018

New Orleans has always been a popular vacation destination, but The Big Easy has even more to offer thanks to Disney Cruise Lines. The cruising giant announced…

You’ll Never Guess Carnival Vista’s New Home Port
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You’ll Never Guess Carnival Vista’s New Home Port

Evan Gove - September 24, 2018

One of the world’s largest cruise ships is now calling Galveston, TX home. Carnival Vista, which arrived in port on Sunday, was greeted by Carnival Cruise Line…

The Best Shore Excursions For Your Next Caribbean Cruise
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The Best Shore Excursions For Your Next Caribbean Cruise

Evan Gove - September 24, 2018

A Caribbean cruise is the perfect destination to try new excursions and get a taste of how islanders live. Cruise lines offer excursions that you may not be able…

8 Things You Can’t Miss In Aruba
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8 Things You Can’t Miss In Aruba

Porthole Cruise Magazine - September 20, 2018

Aruba, fanned by cool trade winds, is an idyll that lies safely below the hurricane belt. Its climate is tropical, but not extreme. Temperatures in the 80s…

5 Foods You Have to Try in the Bahamas
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5 Foods You Have to Try in the Bahamas

Evan Gove - September 19, 2018

Going to the Bahamas has more benefits than you can count. Everyone loves the culture, non-stop sunlight, beautiful beaches, excursions, and food. This destination is known for…

This Popular Jamaican Resort is Making Big Changes
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This Popular Jamaican Resort is Making Big Changes

Evan Gove - September 19, 2018

You’ve probably seen commercials on TV for Sandals Resorts in Jamaica and across other Caribbean islands. The white sand, the beautiful blue water and the smiling, happy…

Island Finds: Pride of Puerto Rico
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Island Finds: Pride of Puerto Rico

Porthole Cruise Magazine - September 13, 2018

When it opened in Puerto Rico in 2015, the Mall of San Juan drew patrons to more than 100 stores, including Louis Vuitton, Jimmy Choo, and the…

First Look: <i>Norwegian Encore</i> Hull Art Reveal
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First Look: Norwegian Encore Hull Art Reveal

Porthole Cruise Magazine - September 12, 2018

While ships are getting bigger and more technologically advanced, there’s another trend in the cruise industry that’s making ships stand out even more. Hull art is popular…

Hurricanes Causing Headaches for Cruise Lines
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Hurricanes Causing Headaches for Cruise Lines

Porthole Cruise Magazine - September 11, 2018

For those who get seasick when the ocean is calm, being on board a cruise ship during a hurricane sounds like an absolute nightmare. Though it’s been…

In Old San Juan, Time is on Your Side
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In Old San Juan, Time is on Your Side

Evan Gove - September 6, 2018

Make the most of your San Juan port of call and engage in enchanting experiences, each less than an hour from your cruise ship terminal. Every year,…

Deal of the Week – August 31, 2018
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Deal of the Week – August 31, 2018

Porthole Cruise Magazine - August 31, 2018

Celebrity Cruises is kicking off Labor Day weekend with a sale you aren’t going to want to miss. Through Wednesday, book your next quality luxury vacation—more than…

<I>Disney Fantasy</I> Makes Welcome Return to Tortola
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Disney Fantasy Makes Welcome Return to Tortola

Evan Gove - August 28, 2018

September 6th, 2017 isn’t a day the people of Tortola will forget anytime soon. Hurricane Irma, a Category 5 storm, laid waste to the island with winds…

Cruise Deal of the Week – August 24, 2018
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Cruise Deal of the Week – August 24, 2018

Porthole Cruise Magazine - August 24, 2018

When it comes to holidays at sea, Halloween is definitely one of the best. Part of what makes it so great is when cruise lines plan spooky…

At the Helm: Cruising into St. Thomas (VIDEO)
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At the Helm: Cruising into St. Thomas (VIDEO)

Evan Gove - August 14, 2018

Per Kristoffersen may not remember the first time he parallel parked a car, but he’ll never forget having to park one of the world’s largest cruise ships…

NOAA Predicts a Quiet End to Hurricane Season
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NOAA Predicts a Quiet End to Hurricane Season

Evan Gove - August 14, 2018

Residents of Florida can breathe a sigh of relief after the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration predicted minimal storm activity for the rest of Atlantic hurricane season.…

Cruise Deal of the Week – August 10, 2018
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Cruise Deal of the Week – August 10, 2018

Evan Gove - August 10, 2018

Are you singing the back to school blues? Royal Caribbean International has a new Back to Cruise Sale that will save you big bucks on a cruise…

6 Things to Try at Amber Cove’s Ocean World Adventure Park
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6 Things to Try at Amber Cove’s Ocean World Adventure Park

Porthole Cruise Magazine - August 4, 2018

I’ve always been a fan of aquaria and parks dedicated to the ocean –I mean, what could be more natural to do than seeing more of the…

Reliving the Nevis Mango & Food Festival
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Reliving the Nevis Mango & Food Festival

Porthole Cruise Magazine - August 1, 2018

When Spanish explorers first brought mangoes to the island of Nevis in the West Indies, the fruit took to the temperate climate and rich soil like a…

TRAVEL TIPS: Gettin’ Salty in Bonaire
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TRAVEL TIPS: Gettin’ Salty in Bonaire

Porthole Cruise Magazine - July 24, 2018

The Caribbean is home to over 700 islands. Despite the region being such a popular tourist and vacation destination, there are still some spots that fly under…

St. Kitts Reaches Marquee Port Status with Millionth Visitor
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St. Kitts Reaches Marquee Port Status with Millionth Visitor

Porthole Cruise Magazine - July 16, 2018

Along with phenomenal weather, the West Indies enjoy a rich history in the Caribbean and as a result, it’s a popular vacation destination for cruise ships and…

Find True Paradise with a Bonaire Vacation
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Find True Paradise with a Bonaire Vacation

Evan Gove - July 3, 2018

The best kept secret of the ABC Islands may very well be Bonaire. Many have heard of its sister islands, Aruba and Curaçao, but there’s so much…

Cruise Deal of the Week – June 29, 2018
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Cruise Deal of the Week – June 29, 2018

Evan Gove - June 29, 2018

The 4th of July is now a day for fans of British cruise line Cunard Line to celebrate thanks to their latest luxury cruise deal. The 4th…

Beaches, History and Adventure: Experience a Puerto Rico Vacation
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Beaches, History and Adventure: Experience a Puerto Rico Vacation

Evan Gove - June 29, 2018

The city of San Juan, Puerto Rico is the largest and one of the most popular cruise ports in the Caribbean for good reason. Its variety and…

Travel Tips: Which SPF Sunscreen Do I Need?
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Travel Tips: Which SPF Sunscreen Do I Need?

Evan Gove - June 26, 2018

Cruisers to the Caribbean in the throws of a northern winter are probably ready for some fun in the the sun, but be warned, it’s hotter than…

Megastar Oprah to Christen Holland America’s Newest Ship
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Megastar Oprah to Christen Holland America’s Newest Ship

Evan Gove - June 15, 2018

It’s pretty common for cruise ship lines to ask big name stars to christen their ships, but for Holland America Line, anything less than the best was…

Cruise Deal of the Week – June 1, 2018
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Cruise Deal of the Week – June 1, 2018

Porthole Cruise Magazine - June 1, 2018

Father’s Day is right around the corner and those looking for something more interesting than a tie or golf balls for Dad need to check out the…

Cruise Deal of the Week – May 25, 2018
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Cruise Deal of the Week – May 25, 2018

Evan Gove - May 25, 2018

Memorial Day savings are all around us and that means it’s a great time to find the best deals on a cruise. The Memorial Day sale from…

If You Build It, They Will Cruise
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If You Build It, They Will Cruise

Evan Gove - May 13, 2018

One of the things people love most about cruising is the variety of ports that can be visited on a single voyage. In fact, many travelers plan…

Virgin Voyages Tech Breakthrough: Underwater Wi-Fi
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Virgin Voyages Tech Breakthrough: Underwater Wi-Fi

Porthole Cruise Magazine - April 1, 2018

Cruise News – Apr. 1, 2018 Virgin Voyages’ founder Richard Branson has opened a new frontier of technical innovation by extending Internet service to the one place…

<i>Carnival Paradise</i> Resumes Cruises After Extensive Makeover
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Carnival Paradise Resumes Cruises After Extensive Makeover

Porthole Cruise Magazine - March 27, 2018

Carnival Paradise has returned to year-round cruise service from Port Tampa Bay following an extensive month-long dry dock that added a variety of spaces and innovations, including a water…

Yoga Transformation in Costa Rica
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Yoga Transformation in Costa Rica

Porthole Cruise - March 23, 2018

With some luck and a little fate, I found myself on a 7-day yoga retreat at the Goddess Garden in Costa Rica. One word describes my experience:…

TRAVEL TIPS: Skip the Gym and Take a Volcano Crater Hike up one of the Caribbean’s Tallest Peaks
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TRAVEL TIPS: Skip the Gym and Take a Volcano Crater Hike up one of the Caribbean’s Tallest Peaks

Christina Hunting - March 10, 2018

Any modern cruise ship or hotel today undoubtedly has a pristine gym, and many have fun classes to make sweating fun, but finding an adventurous way to…

Following Last Season’s Hurricanes… a Caribbean Comeback
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Following Last Season’s Hurricanes… a Caribbean Comeback

Porthole Cruise - March 1, 2018

By Linda Garrison The 2017 Caribbean hurricane season was one of the worst in decades, with four major storms roaring through the region in less than a…

Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Reaches $2.5 Million Goal for Hurricane Relief
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Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Reaches $2.5 Million Goal for Hurricane Relief

Porthole Cruise Magazine - February 23, 2018

Cruise News – Feb. 23, 2018 Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd., which operates Norwegian Cruise Line, Oceania Cruises, and Regent Seven Seas Cruises, announced that it has…

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Miami Dolphins Fan Cruise to Set Sail on the City’s Newest Ship

Porthole Cruise Magazine - February 8, 2018

Cruise News – Feb. 8, 2018 MSC Cruises will bring beloved football legends, the Miami Dolphins alumni, to the sea on a Dolphins Fan Cruise on March 17, 2018, aboard the brand-new MSC…

Disney Adds Star Wars Day at Sea and Marvel Day at Sea for 2019
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Disney Adds Star Wars Day at Sea and Marvel Day at Sea for 2019

Porthole Cruise - January 24, 2018

Cruise News - Jan. 24, 2018 Disney Cruise Line is bringing back two popular special itineraries — Star Wars Day at Sea and Marvel Day at Sea — in 2019.…

Fathom and Princess Cruises help travelers help the Caribbean
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Fathom and Princess Cruises help travelers help the Caribbean

Porthole Cruise - January 18, 2018

Cruise News - Jan. 18, 2018 Social-impact travel brand Fathom has teamed up with Princess Cruises to lend a helping hand to communities rebuilding after the recent…

The Caribbean Is Open for Business
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The Caribbean Is Open for Business

Porthole Cruise Magazine - October 16, 2017

The Caribbean Is Open for Business Cruise News - Oct. 16, 2017 During a media call this morning, Caribbean cruising’s biggest-bigwigs provided post-hurricane updates on the region’s…

Norwegian Pearl Emerges with Shipwide Enhancements
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Norwegian Pearl Emerges with Shipwide Enhancements

Porthole Cruise Magazine - February 28, 2017

Norwegian Pearl Emerges with Shipwide Enhancements Cruise News - Feb. 28, 2017 Norwegian Cruise Line’s Norwegian Pearl has returned to her seasonal homeport of Miami following a two-week dry dock where…

Savvy Shopper: San Juan
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Savvy Shopper: San Juan

Porthole Cruise Magazine - December 28, 2016

How to be a savvy shopper when your ship pulls into San Juan By Sarah Greaves-Gabbadon Puerto Rico’s capital is a shopper’s smorgasbord, with not only the…