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Cruise Memories with Bill Panoff: The Tom Jones Years
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Cruise Memories with Bill Panoff: The Tom Jones Years

Porthole Cruise Magazine - March 20, 2020

Welcome to the second installment of cruise memories with Bill Panoff! Yesterday, we asked Bill about his first memories of cruising on board TSS Carnivale where he worked…

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

Porthole Cruise Magazine - 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…

Captain Wendy Williams Quietly Leaves Virgin Voyages
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Captain Wendy Williams Quietly Leaves Virgin Voyages

Porthole Cruise Magazine - February 27, 2020

Last June, Virgin Voyages made headlines all over the world when they announced Captain Wendy Williams would be at the helm of Scarlet Lady when she entered…

Cruises Cancelled Amid Coronavirus Concerns
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Cruises Cancelled Amid Coronavirus Concerns

Porthole Cruise Magazine - February 26, 2020

UPDDATE :Editor’s Note: This article was published on February 26, 2020. Click here for the latest Coronavirus news and cruise updates. Everyone is discussing the issue of Coronavirus…

<i>Disney Wonder</i> Sails from NOLA for the First Time
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Disney Wonder Sails from NOLA for the First Time

Porthole Cruise Magazine - February 10, 2020

In September of 2018, Disney Cruise Line announced a new homeport for Disney Wonder: Port New Orleans. It's been a long wait, but the ship finally set…

The Band to Replace Room Keys on Virgin Voyages
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The Band to Replace Room Keys on Virgin Voyages

Porthole Cruise Magazine - February 6, 2020

When you ask most cruisers if they’ve heard of the “The Band”, you’ll probably get a response about “pulling in to Nazareth” and the Canadian musical group…

<i>World Spa by Windstar</i> to Feature Regional Treatments
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World Spa by Windstar to Feature Regional Treatments

Porthole Cruise Magazine - February 6, 2020

It’s fairly common for luxury cruise lines to incorporate bits of the places they sail into the cuisine on board, but Windstar Cruises is taking things further…

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

Porthole Cruise Magazine - 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…

Bahamas Paradise, Port of Palm Beach Host Local Athletes
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Bahamas Paradise, Port of Palm Beach Host Local Athletes

Porthole Cruise Magazine - January 29, 2020

Each team stepped aboard Bahamas Paradise Cruise Line’s Grand Classica with their own style. The young men of Palm Beach Lakes had on crimson and white letterman…

Virgin’s Beach Club at Bimini announces Resident On Deck DJ Schedule
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Virgin’s Beach Club at Bimini announces Resident On Deck DJ Schedule

Porthole Cruise Magazine - January 28, 2020

We’re just weeks away from the start of Virgin Voyages’ ship Scarlet Lady’s life at sea and news is breaking daily about the ship, the cruise line…

Cruise Deal of the Week – January 24, 2020
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Cruise Deal of the Week – January 24, 2020

Porthole Cruise Magazine - January 24, 2020

The island of Puerto Rico has been in the news lately after a series of earthquakes shook residents and caused significant damage across the island. Cruisers from…

Adventures By Disney Announces New European River Cruises
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Adventures By Disney Announces New European River Cruises

Porthole Cruise Magazine - January 23, 2020

One of the biggest names in cruising and entertainment is expanding their river cruise options in the coming years and that's great news for those interested in…

<i>Cuadro 44</i> by Anthony Sasso Coming to Windstar
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Cuadro 44 by Anthony Sasso Coming to Windstar

Porthole Cruise Magazine - January 22, 2020

Chef Anthony Sasso didn't become one of the world's youngest Michelin-starred chefs by stifling creativity. Now, he's bringing more than a decade of culinary experience on board…

MSC Collaborates to Save Coral Reefs (VIDEO)
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MSC Collaborates to Save Coral Reefs (VIDEO)

Porthole Cruise Magazine - January 17, 2020

MSC Cruises, in partnership with the MSC Foundation, announced a major campaign to help protect and preserve coral reefs at an event in Miami on Thursday. MSC…

Cruise Deal of the Week – December 27, 2019
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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…

What Does Scarlet Lady Smell Like? (VIDEO)
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What Does Scarlet Lady Smell Like? (VIDEO)

Porthole Cruise Magazine - December 13, 2019

There are many questions in life that we may never answer, but thanks to a new scent from Virgin Voyages, we now know exactly what Scarlet Lady…

Sneak Peek: Cirque Du Soleil COSMOS, EXENTRICKS on <i>MSC Grandiosa</i>
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Sneak Peek: Cirque Du Soleil COSMOS, EXENTRICKS on MSC Grandiosa

Porthole Cruise Magazine - December 11, 2019

Fans of MSC Cruises woke up to a surprise this morning when the cruise line released never before seen images and videos of their newest Cirque Du…

<i>Scarlet Lady</i> Completes Sea Trials
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Scarlet Lady Completes Sea Trials

Porthole Cruise Magazine - December 5, 2019

It seems like just yesterday we were getting excited for the first cut of steel for Virgin Voyages’ upcoming ship Scarlet Lady. Now we’re here to celebrate…

Bahamas Paradise Announces Second ArtSea Sailing
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Bahamas Paradise Announces Second ArtSea Sailing

Porthole Cruise Magazine - November 20, 2019

Bahamas Paradise Cruise Line announced the details for their second ArtSea Cruise Experience, one of the largest art exhibits at sea. Departing from West Palm Beach on…

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…

Norwegian Says Bye-Bye to Single Use Plastics
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Norwegian Says Bye-Bye to Single Use Plastics

Porthole Cruise Magazine - October 22, 2019

Sea turtles have a new favorite cruise line thanks to a commitment to ending single use plastics. Norwegian Cruise Line has teamed with JUST Goods, Inc, a…

Cruise Deal of the Week – September 20, 2019
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Cruise Deal of the Week – September 20, 2019

Porthole Cruise Magazine - September 20, 2019

Sometimes you just need a getaway. Vacations are great and everyone wants to spend a week or more away from the hustle and bustle of daily life,…

Why You Need to Be Cruising from Puerto Peñasco (Rocky Point)
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Why You Need to Be Cruising from Puerto Peñasco (Rocky Point)

Porthole Cruise Magazine - September 16, 2019

The Caribbean may be one of the most popular cruise destinations in the world, but that doesn’t mean you have to cruise like everyone else. In fact,…

Enjoy Your Next MSC Cruise From Port Tampa Bay
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Enjoy Your Next MSC Cruise From Port Tampa Bay

Porthole Cruise Magazine - September 12, 2019

One of the fastest growing cruise lines in the industry announced a brand new homeport for MSC Armonia and those on the West Coast of Florida are…

Cruise Line Helping Floridians Escape Hurricane Dorian
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Cruise Line Helping Floridians Escape Hurricane Dorian

Porthole Cruise Magazine - August 30, 2019

Most cruisers and everyone in Florida spent this week glued to the news because a hurricane is headed this way. The folks over at Bahamas Paradise Cruise…

Introducing Disney <i>Wish</i> (VIDEO)
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Introducing Disney Wish (VIDEO)

Porthole Cruise Magazine - August 26, 2019

When you wish upon a star, you could end up on board the newest ship from Disney Cruise Line! Disney Wish was announced over the weekend at the…

What Would You Name Virgin Voyages’ New Craft Beer?
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What Would You Name Virgin Voyages’ New Craft Beer?

Porthole Cruise Magazine - August 1, 2019

What happens when you mix one of Miami’s most popular brewing companies with one of cruising's newest brands? Magic in a bottle. In collaboration with Wynwood Brewing…

Cruising with a Group: The Do’s and Don’ts
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Cruising with a Group: The Do’s and Don’ts

Porthole Cruise Magazine - July 29, 2019

Does “more the merrier” apply to cruise vacations? While cruising with a group may sound like a great idea in theory, without proper planning you may find…

Virgin Voyages Teases Beach Club at Bimini With New Video
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Virgin Voyages Teases Beach Club at Bimini With New Video

Porthole Cruise Magazine - July 18, 2019

When the U.S. Department of State restricted travel to Cuba earlier this year, it sent most cruise lines into a scramble. Rescheduling itineraries and dealing with unhappy…

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,…

Cruise Deal of the Week – April 19, 2019
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Cruise Deal of the Week – April 19, 2019

Porthole Cruise Magazine - April 19, 2019

Have you ever gone all in? No, not at a card table, but on a much-deserved cruise vacation! MSC Cruises, one of the biggest names in the…

Cruise Deal of the Week – April 5, 2019
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Cruise Deal of the Week – April 5, 2019

Porthole Cruise Magazine - April 5, 2019

It's never too early to start thinking about your summer vacation. The cruise pros over at Carnival Cruise Line know that summer is about having fun with…

Virgin Voyages Warehouse Party Reveals New Cabin Designs
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Virgin Voyages Warehouse Party Reveals New Cabin Designs

Porthole Cruise Magazine - April 3, 2019

Very on brand. That was the vibe of Virgin Voyages warehouse party last night in South Florida for curious cruisers eager to check out the interior of…

11 Sights To See in Sydney, Australia
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11 Sights To See in Sydney, Australia

Porthole Cruise Magazine - March 25, 2019

Sydney, Australia, starting and ending point of many cruises and a popular port of call on world cruises and other extended voyages, always makes the lists of…

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

Porthole Cruise Magazine - 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…

5 Reasons to Vacation in Auckland, New Zealand
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5 Reasons to Vacation in Auckland, New Zealand

Porthole Cruise Magazine - March 11, 2019

Also called “the City of Sails,” a sprawling metropolis between two harbors (Waitemata and Manukau Harbors), Auckland is located in New Zealand’s North Island. It is a…

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…

Tips for Easing Your First-Time Cruise Anxiety
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Tips for Easing Your First-Time Cruise Anxiety

Porthole Cruise Magazine - February 26, 2019

Are you about to schedule your first cruise vacation but can’t seem to ease your cruise anxiety? You are not alone. AllianzGlobal conducted a survey and found 53…

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 22, 2019
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Cruise Deal of the Week – February 22, 2019

Porthole Cruise Magazine - February 22, 2019

Some people just don't like the beach. The sand gets everywhere, you come back sunburned and you have to carry a million bags back and forth from…

9 Reasons to Cruise to Easter Island
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9 Reasons to Cruise to Easter Island

Porthole Cruise Magazine - February 13, 2019

A Holy Grail among seasoned travelers, mysterious and mystical Easter Island is a speck of land of 63 square miles in the middle of the Pacific Ocean…

Cruise Your Way to the Perfect Honeymoon Vacation
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Cruise Your Way to the Perfect Honeymoon Vacation

Porthole Cruise Magazine - February 12, 2019

Newlyweds are some of the most adorable people you will see. As they head out to start their new lives together, many new couples celebrate their wedding…

Quark’s New Ship Will Have 2 Helidecks
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Quark’s New Ship Will Have 2 Helidecks

Porthole Cruise Magazine - January 29, 2019

If spending a week in a deck chair doesn’t sound like a fun vacation, Quark Expeditions may have something for you! Steel-cutting began on their newest adventure…

Food and Dom Perignon Pairings on Oceania Cruises (VIDEO)
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Food and Dom Perignon Pairings on Oceania Cruises (VIDEO)

Porthole Cruise Magazine - January 21, 2019

Oceania Cruises made headlines just last week with the announcement of two new additions to their already stellar fleet. While usually that’s enough of an announcement for…

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

Porthole Cruise Magazine - 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…

Cruise Deal of the Week – January 11, 2019
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Cruise Deal of the Week – January 11, 2019

Porthole Cruise Magazine - January 11, 2019

There's nothing better than being in the club. In this case, we're talking about Azamara Club Cruises and their latest back to back cruising on board credit…

Princess Cruises Debuts New Wine List
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Princess Cruises Debuts New Wine List

Porthole Cruise Magazine - January 3, 2019

One of the most important factors people consider when booking their cruise vacation is the food and drink offerings on board the ship. From a main dining…

Cruise Deal of the Week – December 21, 2018
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Cruise Deal of the Week – December 21, 2018

Porthole Cruise Magazine - December 21, 2018

Have you finished all your last-minute shopping? You've still got a few days left to get that special someone on your list the best holiday gift possible,…

Can I Use Credit Card Points to Book a Cruise Vacation?
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Can I Use Credit Card Points to Book a Cruise Vacation?

Porthole Cruise Magazine - November 26, 2018

Sailing the high seas can be a fun family adventure, but it can also be an expensive one, too. That’s why savvy travelers know that they should…

Wilderness Found: Discovering Cunard’s Alaska
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Wilderness Found: Discovering Cunard’s Alaska

Porthole Cruise Magazine - November 26, 2018

Few places in this world are truly wild thanks to man’s continual reach, yet the wilderness of Alaska remains pristine and ripe for exploration. From towering glaciers…

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

Porthole Cruise Magazine - 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…

Top 7 Things People Always Forget to Pack
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Top 7 Things People Always Forget to Pack

Porthole Cruise Magazine - November 20, 2018

The excited feeling of getting to go on vacation is something to be looked forward to; the day is finally here. All of the suitcases are packed,…

3 Unusual Ways to Break a Sweat on a Cruise
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3 Unusual Ways to Break a Sweat on a Cruise

Porthole Cruise Magazine - November 13, 2018

Hitting the gym used to be the only way to break a good sweat on a cruise vacation, but those days are over. As the health and…

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

Porthole Cruise Magazine - 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!

Porthole Cruise Magazine - 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…

A Smooth Delivery for Celebrity Edge
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A Smooth Delivery for Celebrity Edge

Porthole Cruise Magazine - November 6, 2018

After more than four years of planning and an additional two years of construction, Celebrity Edge was finally delivered to the team at Celebrity Cruises to begin…

Cruise Deal of the Week – October 26, 2018
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Cruise Deal of the Week – October 26, 2018

Porthole Cruise Magazine - October 26, 2018

October may be the scariest month, but there's nothing to fear when you book a cruise at a great deal from our cruise-loving friends over at Royal…

Hurricane Willa Threatens Mexican Cruise Port
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Hurricane Willa Threatens Mexican Cruise Port

Porthole Cruise Magazine - October 23, 2018

For most days out of the year, the Puerto Vallarta is a beautiful and lively cruise port full of happy passengers and endless sunshine. However, a major…

Cruise Etiquette: First Impressions Matter
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Cruise Etiquette: First Impressions Matter

Porthole Cruise Magazine - October 17, 2018

Cruising can’t be a more rewarding way to escape the raw winter weather. Everyone has gone on a cruise at some time. Whether cruising from the New…

$2 Billion in Fleet Enhancements for Carnival
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$2 Billion in Fleet Enhancements for Carnival

Porthole Cruise Magazine - October 17, 2018

You know them by their slogan as the World’s Most Popular Cruise Line, but after a proposed $2 billion in fleet enhancements they’ll be known as one…

Apple Co-Founder Headlines Seabourn Conversations Program
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Apple Co-Founder Headlines Seabourn Conversations Program

Porthole Cruise Magazine - October 16, 2018

Luxury cruising is more than just the ports you visit and the meals you enjoy, it’s a coupling of a all the little things a cruise line…

5 Things to Consider Before Boarding Your Cruise
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5 Things to Consider Before Boarding Your Cruise

Porthole Cruise Magazine - October 15, 2018

You arrive at the cruise terminal, required documents in hand. You've already sweat the small stuff and are about to embark on a magnificent journey to both…

Avoid the Pitfalls of Sailing Day
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Avoid the Pitfalls of Sailing Day

Porthole Cruise Magazine - October 9, 2018

Cruising is the greatest vacation experience anyone can have. Every cruise line provides a unique on board atmosphere, ranging from dining, to entertainment, to shore excursions, and…

Hurricane Michael Threatens Gulf Coast
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Hurricane Michael Threatens Gulf Coast

Porthole Cruise Magazine - 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…

Silversea Cruises Orders 3 New Evolution Class Ships
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Silversea Cruises Orders 3 New Evolution Class Ships

Porthole Cruise Magazine - October 8, 2018

Silversea Cruises, a top name in luxury cruising, has three news ships on the way in coordination with their new parent company, Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. The…

Set Sail with this Grammy Award Winner
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Set Sail with this Grammy Award Winner

Porthole Cruise Magazine - October 5, 2018

For those living on a prayer until their next cruise, do we have some great news for you. Cruising giant Norwegian Cruise Line announced it will host…

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

Porthole Cruise Magazine - 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,…

October Means It’s Time to #ChooseCruise
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October Means It’s Time to #ChooseCruise

Porthole Cruise Magazine - October 2, 2018

The air is crisp, the leaves pop with color and the aroma of pumpkin spice wafts just about everywhere you go. There’s plenty of reasons to love…

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

Porthole Cruise Magazine - September 28, 2018

Hurtigruten, a top name in adventure cruising to faraway locations, has announced their latest offer of free flights on select expeditions to Antarctica has been extended but…

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

Porthole Cruise Magazine - 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…

Do You Love Classic Movies? This Cruise is For You!
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Do You Love Classic Movies? This Cruise is For You!

Porthole Cruise Magazine - September 27, 2018

Who doesn’t love classic movies like Gone With the Wind, Casablanca  or Singin’ in the Rain? As part of their 25th anniversary celebrations, Turner Classic Movies is…

Cruise Deal of the Week – September 21, 2018
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Cruise Deal of the Week – September 21, 2018

Porthole Cruise Magazine - September 21, 2018

When Royal Caribbean has extra cabins to fill, they offer some of the best deals on cruises all over the world. Their latest deal, the Thrill-A-Thon Sale,…

Cruise & Stay: The Bahamas
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Cruise & Stay: The Bahamas

Porthole Cruise Magazine - September 21, 2018

Do you know the difference between an ocean liner and a cruise ship? Before air travel became the preferred method of spanning the globe, getting from say…

Super Typhoon Mangkhut Rattles South China
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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…

The Best Part of an All-Inclusive Cruise? Free Drinks
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The Best Part of an All-Inclusive Cruise? Free Drinks

Porthole Cruise Magazine - September 14, 2018

The modern cruiser expects a lot from their cruise line. The accommodations have to be superb, the food excellent and the entertainment...well, entertaining. Another thing cruisers expect…

Entertainment Giant Expands Adventure Travel Offerings
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Entertainment Giant Expands Adventure Travel Offerings

Porthole Cruise Magazine - September 13, 2018

The hottest trend in cruising these days is adventure ships sailing to some of the world’s most unique locales. Adventures by Disney, a leader in guided group…

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…

Understanding Alaska With Cunard
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Understanding Alaska With Cunard

Porthole Cruise Magazine - September 12, 2018

For luxury cruise line Cunard, the guest experience matters most. That’s why they place such an emphasis on fun and comfort, but also education as passengers want…

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…

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…

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…

9 Delicious Ways To Launch A Cruise From Florida This Fall
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9 Delicious Ways To Launch A Cruise From Florida This Fall

Porthole Cruise Magazine - August 27, 2018

Fall is for foodies in Florida. The whole state is like a big table set with bountiful feasts to tempt every palate this time of year: everything…

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…

Travel Icon Samantha Brown Named AmaMagna Godmother
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Travel Icon Samantha Brown Named AmaMagna Godmother

Porthole Cruise Magazine - August 23, 2018

It may be easier to list the places famed travel icon Samantha Brown HASN’T been. The former Travel Channel personality and current host of the PBS show…

Cruise Giant Plans New Terminal at Port Canaveral
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Cruise Giant Plans New Terminal at Port Canaveral

Porthole Cruise Magazine - August 22, 2018

As the world’s largest cruise line, Carnival is always looking for a way to make a splash in the industry. As one of the world’s busiest cruise…

German Chancellor Speaks at Crystal Endeavor Keel-Laying Ceremony
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German Chancellor Speaks at Crystal Endeavor Keel-Laying Ceremony

Porthole Cruise Magazine - August 21, 2018

At MV Werften, maritime tradition is taken very seriously. Those at the shipyard celebrating the keel-laying ceremony for Crystal Endeavor were lucky enough to hear German Chancellor…

11 Reasons To Sail On Holland America’s <i>Veendam</i>
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11 Reasons To Sail On Holland America’s Veendam

Porthole Cruise Magazine - August 21, 2018

A classic mid-size ship – 57,092-tons with capacity for 1,350 guests – Holland America’s Veendam reminds me of playwright Channing Pollock’s definition of happiness: “a way station…

Cruise Deal of the Week – August 17, 2018
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Cruise Deal of the Week – August 17, 2018

Porthole Cruise Magazine - August 17, 2018

It’s never too early to start planning for the holidays according to the river cruise experts at AmaWaterways. That’s why they’re getting in the spirit with big…

This App Helps You Plan Your Dream Wedding Cruise
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This App Helps You Plan Your Dream Wedding Cruise

Porthole Cruise Magazine - August 16, 2018

When people think of romance cruising, there’s only one cruise line which comes to mind. Princess Cruises, which first burst onto the scene in the classic tv…

Find Wellness at Sea; Adventure of Your Life Cruise
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Find Wellness at Sea; Adventure of Your Life Cruise

Porthole Cruise Magazine - August 15, 2018

Guests aboard Holland America Line’s Nieuw Amsterdam for the Adventure of Your Life Cruise are in for, you guessed it, the adventure of their life! Leaving Fort…

<i>Celebrity Edge</i> Adds Technology to the Stage
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Celebrity Edge Adds Technology to the Stage

Porthole Cruise Magazine - August 15, 2018

What’s the number one thing cruisers want to see on board future ships? While the answer does vary, improved technology is certainly a common response. Ships built…

$100 Million in Fleet Upgrades for Oceania Cruises
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$100 Million in Fleet Upgrades for Oceania Cruises

Porthole Cruise Magazine - August 13, 2018

When the slogan is “Your World. Your Way.”, it’s easy to see why Oceania Cruises places such an emphasis on a personalized luxury cruise experience. A recently…

Castle from Downton Abbey Extends Partnership with Viking
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Castle from Downton Abbey Extends Partnership with Viking

Porthole Cruise Magazine - August 11, 2018

Fans of the show Downton Abbey are no strangers to Highclere Castle. Just 60 miles west of London, Highclere has served as the show’s setting since it…

Ultra-Luxury Cruise Line Sets Sights on Cuba
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Ultra-Luxury Cruise Line Sets Sights on Cuba

Porthole Cruise Magazine - August 10, 2018

Seabourn Cruise Line isn’t the first cruise brand operated by Carnival Cruise Line to sail to Cuba, but it very well be the most luxurious. The ultra-luxury…

Tips for Choosing the Best Cruise Vacation
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Tips for Choosing the Best Cruise Vacation

Porthole Cruise Magazine - August 8, 2018

Choosing your dream cruise involves some planning, knowledge and soul searching. What exactly do you expect from your experience? Are you looking to set a course for…

SoundSeeker Turns your Vacation Photos into Videos
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SoundSeeker Turns your Vacation Photos into Videos

Porthole Cruise Magazine - August 8, 2018

Is there anything better than a great vacation? Royal Caribbean is one cruise line that knows how to keep guests happy while on board, but they also…

Do I Need Travel Insurance?
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Do I Need Travel Insurance?

Porthole Cruise Magazine - August 8, 2018

Whenever you book a cruise, hotel or make any kind of vacation plans, it’s common to get asked whether or not you want to purchase travel insurance.…

Cruise Deal of the Week – August 3, 2018
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Cruise Deal of the Week – August 3, 2018

Porthole Cruise Magazine - August 3, 2018

Are you ready to get out and explore? Holland America Line is encouraging everyone to set their sights on a great cruise vacation thanks to their latest…

New Expedition Vessel Turns Heads in the Galapagos
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New Expedition Vessel Turns Heads in the Galapagos

Porthole Cruise Magazine - August 3, 2018

As far a maiden voyages go, spending your first month at sea cruising the Galapagos Islands isn’t bad at all. The latests vessel from Peregrine Adventures, Grand…

Tips for Making Your Cruising Day a Breeze
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Tips for Making Your Cruising Day a Breeze

Porthole Cruise Magazine - July 31, 2018

It’s finally here! The day you leave on a cruise is full of fun and excitement, but if you’ve never cruised before, there are a few things…

Travel Tips: For a Better Vacation, Befriend the Cruise Ship Crew
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Travel Tips: For a Better Vacation, Befriend the Cruise Ship Crew

Porthole Cruise Magazine - July 31, 2018

There are tons of tricks and tips for those going on a cruise for the first time to get the most out of their cruise vacation. For…

Cruise Deal of the Week – July 27, 2018
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Cruise Deal of the Week – July 27, 2018

Porthole Cruise Magazine - July 27, 2018

Have you ever wanted to uncover the mysteries of the Orient? Thanks to a new Summer Special from Victoria Cruises, cruising the Yangtze River in China has…

Making The Most Of Your Cruise Vacation
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Making The Most Of Your Cruise Vacation

Porthole Cruise Magazine - July 16, 2018

Around 27.2 million people are expected to take a cruise vacation in 2018, with the industry showing a consistent rise in passenger numbers since 2009 (a year…

Cruise Deal of the Week – July 6, 2018
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Cruise Deal of the Week – July 6, 2018

Porthole Cruise Magazine - July 6, 2018

The best part about cruising is the all-inclusive nature offered by many cruise lines. When food and drink is included in the price of the cabin, everyone's…

Cruising, Is it Right for Me?
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Cruising, Is it Right for Me?

Porthole Cruise Magazine - July 4, 2018

Cruising, what is all the hype about? My parents are in their 60’s and have cruised for many years, I’m talking donkeys’ years, whatever that is, but…

Cruise Line Named ‘Corporate Partner of the Year’ by St. Jude
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Cruise Line Named ‘Corporate Partner of the Year’ by St. Jude

Porthole Cruise Magazine - June 20, 2018

For St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, the fight against cancer and other life-threatening diseases is only possible with help from donations from private and public entities across…

What Do Travel Agents Do?
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What Do Travel Agents Do?

Porthole Cruise Magazine - June 20, 2018

In the time before high speed internet and the Travel Channel, planning a vacation required a master of all things travel, aka travel agents. Today, it’s easy…

P&O Cruises Contest Reveals Newest Ship Name (VIDEO)
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P&O Cruises Contest Reveals Newest Ship Name (VIDEO)

Porthole Cruise Magazine - May 25, 2018

When P&O Cruises asked their fans to help name their new ship, they had no idea how popular the contest would be. 30,000 submissions later, the latest…

What’s the Deal with All-Inclusive Cruises?
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What’s the Deal with All-Inclusive Cruises?

Porthole Cruise Magazine - May 17, 2018

Vacations can be expensive. From hotels to dining and entertainment, costs add up quickly, especially when it’s a family trip. Back in 2013, American Express estimated the…

Virgin Voyages Unveils Spectacular Ship Design on Facebook Live
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Virgin Voyages Unveils Spectacular Ship Design on Facebook Live

Porthole Cruise Magazine - May 17, 2018

When Virgin Voyages first came into being back in December of 2014, their goal was to bring a new attitude, style and vision to cruising. New interior…

Find the Best Deal on a Last Minute Cruise
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Find the Best Deal on a Last Minute Cruise

Porthole Cruise Magazine - May 16, 2018

What’s your relationship with procrastination? For some, putting things off until the last minute borders on an art form. Others, not so much. We’ve all heard that…

What are the Best Cruise Ships for Kids?
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What are the Best Cruise Ships for Kids?

Porthole Cruise Magazine - May 15, 2018

Step aboard most new cruise ships these days and it’s clear they’ve placed an emphasis on entertainment for kids and young adults. When many think of taking…

Three New Production Shows to Debut on Carnival Horizon
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Three New Production Shows to Debut on Carnival Horizon

Porthole Cruise Magazine - February 20, 2018

Cruise News – Feb. 20, 2018 For its newest ship, Carnival Horizon, Carnival Cruise Line’s in-house entertainment team has partnered with leading creative directors from Broadway, Los Angeles,…

Cruise Control: Top 4 Reasons to Honeymoon on a Cruise
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Cruise Control: Top 4 Reasons to Honeymoon on a Cruise

Porthole Cruise - January 24, 2018

Picking the perfect vacation to follow the perfect wedding can become just as stressful as picking where to seat your rambunctious second cousin at the reception, but…

Cruise Exec: Tom McAlpin, Virgin Voyages
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Cruise Exec: Tom McAlpin, Virgin Voyages

Porthole Cruise Magazine - October 27, 2017

A Day in the Life of Tom McAlpin, president and CEO of Virgin Voyages By Fran Golden Tom McAlpin, a 30-year cruise industry veteran, is now overseeing…

Design Time:  S.S. Joie de Vivre
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Design Time: S.S. Joie de Vivre

Porthole Cruise Magazine - August 21, 2017

Bonjour S.S. Joie de Vivre Uniworld’s newest river ship design reflects the French joy of living. By Fran Golden When Toni Tollman set out to design the…

Micky Arison Celebrates Cunard and QM2
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Micky Arison Celebrates Cunard and QM2

Porthole Cruise Magazine - May 9, 2017

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OgnaWuXO484 Micky Arison Celebrates Cunard and QM2 Cruise News - May 9, 2017 In tandem with the start of its 2017 Transatlantic season, Cunard Line shared an inspiring video interview with…

Design Time: Oceania Cruises
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Design Time: Oceania Cruises

Porthole Cruise Magazine - April 27, 2017

Visually Classic, Stunningly Chic. Discover the grand style aboard Oceania Cruises’ Riviera. By Steve Leland I don't pretend to be a design aficionado. I wouldn't know the…

Ship Review: Seabourn Encore
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Ship Review: Seabourn Encore

Porthole Cruise Magazine - April 19, 2017

Encore! Encore! Seabourn’s newest deserves a big round of applause. By Heidi Sarna Singapore is no Miami or Barcelona when it comes to cruise ship traffic, so…

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…

Cruise Exec: John Delaney, Windstar Cruises
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Cruise Exec: John Delaney, Windstar Cruises

Porthole Cruise Magazine - February 16, 2017

A Day in the Life of John Delaney, President of Windstar Cruises By Fran Golden You can always count on John Delaney, president of Windstar Cruises, to…

MSC Cruises Breaks Ground on Ocean Cay MSC Marine Reserve
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MSC Cruises Breaks Ground on Ocean Cay MSC Marine Reserve

Porthole Cruise Magazine - January 18, 2017

MSC Cruises Breaks Ground on Ocean Cay MSC Marine Reserve Cruise News - Jan. 18, 2017 MSC Cruises has officially broken ground on Ocean Cay MSC Marine Reserve, an island south…

Three More New Ships for American Cruise Lines
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Three More New Ships for American Cruise Lines

Porthole Cruise Magazine - November 10, 2016

Three More New Ships for American Cruise Lines Cruise News - Nov. 10, 2016 American Cruise Lines has announced that three new cruise ships for its fleet…

Day in the Life with Andy Stuart
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Day in the Life with Andy Stuart

Porthole Cruise Magazine - October 20, 2016

Cruise Control The November/December 2016 issue of Porthole Cruise Magazine features a “Day in the Life” of Andy Stuart, president and CEO of Norwegian Cruise Line. So PortholeTV decided…

Choice Dining. Are you Getting the Best from your Buffet?
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Choice Dining. Are you Getting the Best from your Buffet?

Judi Cuervo - June 6, 2016

Monday Mantra Yay for the buffet! ... Yay for the buffet! ... Yay for the buffet! Choice Dining Are you getting the best from your buffet? I…

Cruise Control: Captain Kate McCue
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Cruise Control: Captain Kate McCue

Porthole Cruise Magazine - April 21, 2016

A Day in the Life of Captain Kate McCue By Bob Cooper When Kate McCue, 37, took command of Celebrity Summit last September, she became the first…

Living the SeaDream
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Living the SeaDream

Porthole Cruise Magazine - April 21, 2016

Living the SeaDream Get to know “the little cruise line that could By Judi Cuervo I was destined to fall in love with SeaDream Yacht Club. In…

Arnold Donald – Day in the Life
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Arnold Donald – Day in the Life

Porthole Cruise Magazine - January 25, 2016

The March/April 2016 issue of Porthole Cruise Magazine features an article on “Day in the Life” of Arnold Donald, president & CEO of Carnival Corporation. So PortholeTV…

Cruise Ship Review: AmaWaterways AmaDara
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Cruise Ship Review: AmaWaterways AmaDara

Porthole Cruise Magazine - January 6, 2016

AmaDara sets sail for history, culture, and wonder. Story and photography by Michel Verdure There is always a heightened level of anticipation and excitement on an inaugural…

Cruise Ship Review: Viking Star
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Cruise Ship Review: Viking Star

Porthole Cruise Magazine - October 30, 2015

A Star Is Born Viking Ocean Cruises debuts with a flagship like no other: Viking Star By Fran Golden Standing in your swimsuit in the first-at-sea snow…

Cruise Ship Review: Costa Diadema
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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…