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Bar Harbor Bans Cruise Ships Until 2021
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Bar Harbor Bans Cruise Ships Until 2021

Porthole Cruise Magazine - July 9, 2020

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Costa to Pause Until August 15, 2020
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Costa to Pause Until August 15, 2020

Porthole Cruise Magazine - July 6, 2020

Popular Italian line Costa Cruises has made the difficult decision to pause operation until August 15, 2020. The cruise line also announced the cancellation of all cruises…

Carnival Extends Cruise Stoppage Until May
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Carnival Extends Cruise Stoppage Until May

Porthole Cruise Magazine - March 30, 2020

Carnival Cruise Line made a disappointing, but not altogether stunning announcement today that they would extend the halt on all cruises across their fleet through May 11.…

Cruise Deal of the Week – December 27, 2019
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Cruise Deal of the Week
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Cruise Deal of the Week – December 27, 2019

Porthole Cruise Magazine - December 27, 2019

It's not too late to give the gift of cruising this holiday season! If you're dreaded heading back to the office in January, why not give yourself…

A Lifetime of Painting Cruise Ships
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A Lifetime of Painting Cruise Ships

Porthole Cruise Magazine - October 7, 2019

The Monthly Mantra Artist on Board ... Artist on Board ... Artist on Board ... “Can we go to Cucina for dinner?” That was Bermudian maritime artist…

<i>Costa Smeralda</i>: Made for the Mediterranean
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Costa Smeralda: Made for the Mediterranean

Porthole Cruise Magazine - July 2, 2019

Few places in the world embody beauty, style and hospitality quite like Italy. The island of Sardinia, the 2nd largest in the Mediterranean Sea, couples rich history…

Cruise Deal of the Week – May 31, 2019
Cruise Deal of the Week
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Cruise Deal of the Week
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Cruise Deal of the Week – May 31, 2019

Porthole Cruise Magazine - May 31, 2019

Memorial Day last Monday kicked off the official start of summer for most Americans and that means plenty of barbecues, backyard lawn games and days spent by…

Introducing Costa <I>Firenze</i>
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Cruise News
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Introducing Costa Firenze

Porthole Cruise Magazine - May 6, 2019

At Fincantieri Shipyard in Marghera, Costa Firenze is more than a year away from completion, but the buzz around the newest ship from Costa Cruises grows by…

A Classic, Reborn
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A Classic, Reborn

Porthole Cruise Magazine - December 20, 2018

The largest passenger ship to ever homeport in West Palm Beach, Bahamas Paradise Cruises’ Grand Classica joined the smaller Grand Celebration this past March in providing a…

Super Typhoon Mangkhut Rattles South China
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Cruise News
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Super Typhoon Mangkhut Rattles South China

Porthole Cruise Magazine - September 17, 2018

While the Eastern United States spent the weekend bracing for Hurricane Florence to bring heavy rains and high winds to the Mid-Atlantic region, it was another storm…

New Ships On the Horizon for Costa Cruises
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Cruise News
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New Ships On the Horizon for Costa Cruises

Porthole Cruise Magazine - May 29, 2018

Italy’s legacy of oceanic exploration is famous the world over. From Christopher Columbus to Marco Polo, Italian navigators have a long and storied history at sea. Costa…

A New Menu Headlines Costa’s 70th Anniversary Celebration
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Cruise News
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A New Menu Headlines Costa’s 70th Anniversary Celebration

Porthole Cruise Magazine - May 4, 2018

Eat well. That’s the goal for future passengers aboard Costa Cruises. In honor of their 70th year cruising the world, Costa Cruises announced a new, fleetwide menu…

<i>Grand Classica</i> Celebrates Inaugural
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Grand Classica Celebrates Inaugural

Porthole Cruise Magazine - April 18, 2018

Cruise News - Apr. 18, 2018 A classic ship sailed to Freeport, Grand Bahama Island, last weekend, as the second member of the Bahamas Paradise Cruise Line…

In Brief: Costa’s New Look, Ritz-Carlton itineraries, and more….
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In Brief: Costa’s New Look, Ritz-Carlton itineraries, and more….

Porthole Cruise Magazine - April 13, 2018

Cruise News – Apr. 13, 2018 To mark the line’s 70th anniversary, Costa Cruises is introducing new livery – in the form of a stylized Italian flag…

Cruise Deal of the Week
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Cruise News
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Cruise Deal of the Week

Porthole Cruise - March 23, 2018

Italian line Costa Cruises is making it easier for families save on Mediterranean cruises with “Kids Sail Free” and “Senior Fare” specials. Seniors have $100 deducted from…

In Brief: Ultra-modern riverboats, Disney destinations, and more….
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China
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In Brief: Ultra-modern riverboats, Disney destinations, and more….

Porthole Cruise - March 2, 2018

News Briefs - Mar. 2, 2018 American Cruise Lines has begun construction on the sister ship to their “modern riverboat” American Song, which will make its inaugural…

Cruise Control: Which Beach in Aruba? Baby Beach! (Video)
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Ports
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Cruise Control: Which Beach in Aruba? Baby Beach! (Video)

Porthole Cruise - January 30, 2018

[embed]https://youtu.be/GrXT6pVuvXE[/embed] You finally made it to nearly all the islands the Beach Boys sing about… but there’s just one left. You’re crossing Aruba off your list! Imagine…

Glorious Food – Singing the Praises of Cruise Cuisine
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Glorious Food – Singing the Praises of Cruise Cuisine

Judi Cuervo - January 15, 2018

Singing the praises of cruise cuisine I’m hungry for a cruise…I’m hungry for a cruise…I’m hungry for a cruise… One of the most vivid memories I have…

Porthole Cruise News Briefs – Nov. 3, 2017
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Cruise News
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Porthole Cruise News Briefs – Nov. 3, 2017

Porthole Cruise Magazine - November 3, 2017

Porthole Cruise News Briefs - Nov. 3, 2017 Scenic has unveiled more of what awaits cruisers traveling aboard their upcoming Discovery Yacht, Scenic Eclipse. New excursions, covered…

Honduras Ports Attract More Cruise Lines
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Cruise News
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Honduras Ports Attract More Cruise Lines

Porthole Cruise Magazine - July 13, 2017

Honduras is Heating Up Cruise News - Jul. 13, 2017 Honduras has reported a sharp increase in the number of cruise passengers and cruise ships in 2016…

A Record-Breaking Year for Abu Dhabi Cruise Visits
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Cruise News
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A Record-Breaking Year for Abu Dhabi Cruise Visits

Porthole Cruise Magazine - June 15, 2017

A Record-Breaking Year for Abu Dhabi Cruise Terminal Cruise News - June 15, 2017 Abu Dhabi Ports has celebrated the successful close of its best-ever cruise season…

Cruise Along at Home
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Cruise Along at Home

Judi Cuervo - February 20, 2017

Monday Mantra View from the Bridge … View from the Bridge … View from the Bridge … Cruise Along at Home Let’s hear it for webcams! Aren’t…

Five Faves: Cruises That Give Back
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Five Faves: Cruises That Give Back

Porthole Cruise Magazine - December 23, 2016

Five Favorite Cruises That Give Back Making the world a better place, one vacation at a time This holiday season, the most heartwarming gift for a cruise…

Carnival Corporation Expands Social-Impact Excursions to Six More Cruise Lines
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Cruise News
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Carnival Corporation Expands Social-Impact Excursions to Six More Cruise Lines

Porthole Cruise Magazine - November 2, 2016

Carnival Corporation Expands Social-Impact Excursions to Six More Cruise Lines Cruise News - Nov. 2, 2016 Carnival Corporation has announced plans to expand its Fathom brand's Dominican…

The Show Must Go Onboard – Cruise entertainment has really grown up.
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The Show Must Go Onboard – Cruise entertainment has really grown up.

Porthole Cruise Magazine - October 17, 2016

Monday Mantra That’s Entertainment! ... THAT’S Entertainment?? ... That’s Entertainment! ... THAT’S Entertainment?? ... Cruise entertainment has really grown up I endured lousy comedians and jugglers. I…

Carnival Corporation Creates Three Cruise TV Shows
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Cruise News
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Carnival Corporation Creates Three Cruise TV Shows

Porthole Cruise Magazine - September 19, 2016

Carnival Corporation Creates Three Cruise-Travel TV Shows Cruise News - September 19, 2016 In an effort to highlight why cruising is the best way to see the…

Cruise Artiste – Maritime painter Stephen Card has got the ticket to the good life.
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Cruise Artiste – Maritime painter Stephen Card has got the ticket to the good life.

Judi Cuervo - July 4, 2016

Monday Mantra A Lucky Card … A Lucky Card … A Lucky Card … Cruise Artiste Maritime painter Stephen Card has got the ticket to the good…

Porthole Cruise News Briefs – July 1, 2016
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Cruise News
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Porthole Cruise News Briefs – July 1, 2016

Porthole Cruise Magazine - July 1, 2016

Porthole Cruise News Briefs - July 1, 2016 * Crystal River Cruises, in preparation for the launch of Crystal Mozart, has unveiled details about the next four…

Ciao, Costa – A cruise director returns on board
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Cruise Magazine
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Ciao, Costa – A cruise director returns on board

Porthole Cruise Magazine - June 28, 2016

Ciao, Costa After 25 years, a former cruise director returns to his roots. By Steve Leland After living under the yellow and blue funnels of Costa Cruises…

Costa Cruises and Aperol Break World Record aboard Costa Favolosa | Cruise News – May 19, 2016
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Cruise News
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Costa Cruises and Aperol Break World Record aboard Costa Favolosa | Cruise News – May 19, 2016

Porthole Cruise Magazine - May 19, 2016

Costa Cruises and Aperol Break World Record aboard Costa Favolosa Cruise News - May 19, 2016 Costa Cruises, in partnership with Aperol, achieved a Guinness World Record aboard…

Five Faves:  Chocolate Indulgences
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Five Faves: Chocolate Indulgences

Porthole Cruise Magazine - February 12, 2016

Porthole’s Five Faves Chocolate Indulgences If your Valentine deserves something sweet this year, consider these at-sea options for showing your love in a big way. Your average…

Porthole Cruise News Briefs – Jan. 29, 2016
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Cruise News
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Porthole Cruise News Briefs – Jan. 29, 2016

Porthole Cruise Magazine - January 29, 2016

Porthole Cruise News Briefs – Jan. 29, 2016 Royal Caribbean International is making its newest ship, Harmony of the Seas, more family friendly than ever, with offerings…

Five Faves: Name That Ship!
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Five Faves: Name That Ship!

Porthole Cruise Magazine - January 13, 2016

Porthole's Five Faves Name That Ship! Our cruising quiz will put your ship knowledge to the test. Cruisers know what they love - ships! But how well…

Carnival Corporation to Build Four Ships for Three Lines | Cruise News – Dec. 30, 2015
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Cruise News
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Carnival Corporation to Build Four Ships for Three Lines | Cruise News – Dec. 30, 2015

Porthole Cruise Magazine - December 30, 2015

Carnival Corporation to Build Another Four Cruise Ships for Three Lines Cruise News - Dec. 30, 2015 Carnival Corporation has announced that it has signed a memo…

Carnival Cruise Line to Set Sail for China in 2017 | Cruise News – Oct. 13, 2015
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China
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Carnival Cruise Line to Set Sail for China in 2017 | Cruise News – Oct. 13, 2015

Porthole Cruise Magazine - October 13, 2015

Carnival Cruise Line to Set Sail for China in 2017 Cruise News - Oct. 13, 2015 Carnival Cruise Line is the latest cruise line to announce that…

Porthole Cruise News Briefs – Sept. 25, 2015
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Cruise News
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Porthole Cruise News Briefs – Sept. 25, 2015

Porthole Cruise Magazine - September 25, 2015

Porthole Cruise News Briefs - Sept. 25, 2015 Puerto Vallarta is ready to host the 21st International Gourmet Festival, welcoming more than 30 renowned chefs and more…

Costa Cruises Makes Junior Cruisers “Captains for a Day” | Cruise News – Aug. 27, 2015
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Costa Cruises Makes Junior Cruisers “Captains for a Day” | Cruise News – Aug. 27, 2015

Porthole Cruise Magazine - August 26, 2015

Costa Cruises Makes Junior Cruisers “Captains for a Day” Cruise News - Aug. 27, 2015 Costa Cruises has created a new “Captain for a Day” experience that gives…

The World Is My Oyster! – Flights of fancy are fine, and trains of thought will get you there eventually … but what can beat a cruise around the world?
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The World Is My Oyster! – Flights of fancy are fine, and trains of thought will get you there eventually … but what can beat a cruise around the world?

Judi Cuervo - August 24, 2015

Porthole’s Monday Mantra Let’s Pretend … Let’s Pretend … Let’s Pretend … The World Is My Oyster! Flights of fancy are fine, and trains of thought will…

Porthole Cruise News Briefs – July 31, 2015
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Porthole Cruise News Briefs – July 31, 2015

Porthole Cruise Magazine - July 31, 2015

Porthole Cruise News Briefs July 31, 2015   Marine wildlife artist Guy Harvey will be debuting his artwork on one of his largest canvases to date, Norwegian…

Cruise Ship Review: Costa Diadema
Costa Cruises
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Costa Cruises
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Cruise Ship Review: Costa Diadema

Porthole Cruise Magazine - June 26, 2015

Discover why Costa Diadema is nicknamed “the Queen of the Mediterranean.” By Clark Norton Costa Cruises’ mammoth new flagship, Costa Diadema, dubbed Regina del Mediterraneo — the…

Four New Ships on the Horizon for Carnival Corporation | Cruise News – June 15, 2015
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Four New Ships on the Horizon for Carnival Corporation | Cruise News – June 15, 2015

Porthole Cruise Magazine - June 15, 2015

Four New Ships on the Horizon for Carnival Corporation Cruise News - June 15, 2015 Carnival Corporation has signed a multibillion-dollar contract with Meyer Werft to build four…

The Judi’s Choice Awards – It’s time we recognized the little things that make cruising great.
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The Judi’s Choice Awards – It’s time we recognized the little things that make cruising great.

Judi Cuervo - February 23, 2015

Monday Mantra And the winner is…And the winner is…And the winner is…. The Judi’s Choice Awards It’s time we recognized the little things that make cruising great.…

Porthole Cruise News Briefs of the Week – Cruise News – Oct. 31, 2014
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Cruise News
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Porthole Cruise News Briefs of the Week – Cruise News – Oct. 31, 2014

Fran Golden - October 31, 2014

Porthole Cruise News Briefs of the Week Cruise News - Oct. 31, 2014 Costa Diadema, the brand-new flagship of Costa Cruises, left Fincantieri's Marghera shipyard in Venice and will reach…

What’s showing aboard Costa Diadema?… and more – Cruise News – Sept. 26, 2014.
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What’s showing aboard Costa Diadema?… and more – Cruise News – Sept. 26, 2014.

Fran Golden - September 26, 2014

  What’s showing aboard Costa Diadema? Cruise News - Sept. 26, 2014 Costa Cruises teased out details of entertainment options aboard Costa Diadema, the line's new 3,734-passenger…

Cruising the World Cup? Goooal!
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Cruising the World Cup? Goooal!

Judi Cuervo - July 14, 2014

Monday Mantra Cruising the World Cup? Goooal! Soccer fans have plenty to shout about at sea today. We get a kick out of cruising…. We get a…

Cruise News – June 20, 2014
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Cruise News – June 20, 2014

Fran Golden - June 20, 2014

Cruise News - June 20, 2014   Seabourn Signs UNESCO Pact Luxury line Seabourn signed an agreement with UNESCO that includes raising $1 million to protect the…

Cruise Ship News of the Week
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Cruise Ship News of the Week

Porthole Cruise Magazine - March 14, 2014

The 30th Cruise Shipping Miami conference, the premier event for the global cruise industry and its largest annual gathering, produced a lot of news this week, with several…