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Windstar Hosts Virtual Sail Away for <i>Star Breeze</I>
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Windstar Hosts Virtual Sail Away for Star Breeze

Evan Gove - November 19, 2020

When the first few notes of “Conquest of Paradise" from Greek composer Vangelis began playing, it was almost (almost!) like being on board the newly renovated Star…

Carnival Cruise Line Targets February for Restart
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Carnival Cruise Line Targets February for Restart

Evan Gove - November 18, 2020

It's been an up and down week for the cruise industry. News of effective vaccines had people excited, but cruise lines aren't even close to taking on…

Choose Your Cruise – November 13, 2020
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Cruise Deal of the Week
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Choose Your Cruise – November 13, 2020

Evan Gove - November 13, 2020

Here's a fun fact: Friday the 13th will happen in any month that starts on a Sunday. Whether you're superstitious or not, watch out for black cats, mirrors…

NCL Announces EMBARK – The Series
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NCL Announces EMBARK – The Series

Evan Gove - November 12, 2020

In preparation for a return to cruising, Norwegian Cruise Line announced a docu-series which offers a closer look at the brand and it's long-awaited cruise comeback. The…

Here’s How to Sign Up for a Test Cruise
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Here’s How to Sign Up for a Test Cruise

Evan Gove - November 12, 2020

When the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention lifted the no-sail order last month, you could probably hear the collective cheer from the cruise industry from outer…

Choose Your Cruise – November 6, 2020
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Choose Your Cruise – November 6, 2020

Evan Gove - November 6, 2020

It's Friday! That means it's time for what we assume is the most important decision you had to make this week - choose your cruise! Now that…

Top 5 Best Cruise Lines for Families
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Top 5 Best Cruise Lines for Families

Evan Gove - November 4, 2020

The best family vacations are the ones that bring everyone together to share new experiences and of course, have a ton of fun! Cruise lines may have…

Enjoy the Squeeze at These Healthy Juice Hotspots
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Enjoy the Squeeze at These Healthy Juice Hotspots

Elizabeth Martinez - October 16, 2020

Perhaps the most well-known feature of cruising is the extravagant and abundant food options available all day, every day. Recently, cruise lines have been adding even more…

Cruise Ships to the Rescue!
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Cruise Ships to the Rescue!

Peter Knego - October 9, 2020

History has shown that when the going gets tough, passenger ships often get going in innovative and essential ways. Whether it be due to war, political crises,…

SeaDream Booking Assurance Takes Away the Uncertainty
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SeaDream Booking Assurance Takes Away the Uncertainty

Evan Gove - September 28, 2020

What’s the difference between a cruise ship and a yacht? For family-owned SeaDream Yacht Club, just about everything. Their slogan - It’s Yachting, Not Cruising - is…

Healthy Sail Panel Releases 74-Point Plan
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Healthy Sail Panel Releases 74-Point Plan

Evan Gove - September 21, 2020

Happy Monday, everyone! It's a particularly special Monday for those who love reading 65-page documents outlining on board health and safety protocol upgrades. That's right! Norwegian Cruise…

CDC to Review Health Protocols Starting Next Week, Says Princess Cruises’ President
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CDC to Review Health Protocols Starting Next Week, Says Princess Cruises’ President

Evan Gove - September 18, 2020

Considering she's been with Princess Cruises for nearly two decades, it's safe to say there's nobody better to give us the latest cruise news than President Jan…

Colombia to Reopen Borders on Sept 21
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Colombia to Reopen Borders on Sept 21

Evan Gove - September 15, 2020

One of the countries hardest hit by the Coronavirus is looking to reopen their borders by next week. According to Colombian Minister of Transport Angela Maria Orozco,…

AmaWaterways Pauses Most River Cruises Until November
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AmaWaterways Pauses Most River Cruises Until November

Evan Gove - September 1, 2020

UPDATE: A representative from AmaWaterways has confirmed that the pause until October does NOT apply to the newly restarted AmaKristina in Europe. It DOES however, apply to…

Alaska’s Lost Cruise Season
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Alaska’s Lost Cruise Season

Evan Gove - August 25, 2020

It was gearing up to be the biggest season ever.  For years, cruise passengers have disembarked their ship in Juneau, Alaska only to hop on board one…

MSC Grandiosa Sailing Proves Successful, US Cruises May See November Return Date
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MSC Grandiosa Sailing Proves Successful, US Cruises May See November Return Date

Evan Gove - August 21, 2020

It’s been a busy few weeks for MSC Cruises. First, they released a comprehensive health and safety plan for all ships and crew. Then they announced their…

<i>MSC Seashore</i> Floats Out for the First Time 
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MSC Seashore Floats Out for the First Time 

Evan Gove - August 20, 2020

It was a big day for MSC Cruises at the Fincantieri shipyard in Monfalcone, Italy. The cruise line watched their latest megaship float out for the first…

India Is Giving Cruise Lines a Big Discount
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India Is Giving Cruise Lines a Big Discount

Evan Gove - August 18, 2020

Earlier this month, the nation of India announced that cruise ships would once again be permitted to sail to the country beginning on October 1st. Realizing that…

UnCruise CEO Discusses Recent COVID-19 Case and Where the Cruise Line Is Headed
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UnCruise CEO Discusses Recent COVID-19 Case and Where the Cruise Line Is Headed

Evan Gove - August 11, 2020

It’s safe to say that Captain Dan Blanchard, CEO of UnCruise Adventures, loves the sea. In fact, he was just 18 years old when he received his…

AIDA Cruises to Return September 6th
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AIDA Cruises to Return September 6th

Evan Gove - August 10, 2020

The news is all positive AIDA Cruises, owned by Carnival Corporation, which hasn't sailed since March. The cruise line has announced its cruise operations will return on…

When Will Norwegian Cruise Line Sail Again?
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When Will Norwegian Cruise Line Sail Again?

Evan Gove - August 5, 2020

We've been waiting for a few months now as the Centers for Disease Control continue to push back their no-sail order for cruises from US ports. Even…

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…

Holland America Renames Their Upcoming Ship
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Holland America Renames Their Upcoming Ship

Evan Gove - July 30, 2020

Holland America Line announced today that it is changing the name of its newbuild from Ryndam to Rotterdam and designating it the new flagship of the fleet. The ship will be…

Cunard and Seabourn for Sale? Carnival Says No
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Cunard and Seabourn for Sale? Carnival Says No

Evan Gove - July 30, 2020

Welcome to the Thursday rumor mill! Today we have some juicy rumors about Carnival Corporation brands and a spokesperson for the company calling them false. Let’s dive…

Norwegian Cruise Line Suspends Until November
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Norwegian Cruise Line Suspends Until November

Evan Gove - July 29, 2020

Norwegian Cruise Line has updated the cancelled sailings page on their website and unfortunately it's more bad news. The cruise line has suspended sailings through the month…

WATCH: Disney Cruise Line’s <i>Tangled: The Musical</i> 
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WATCH: Disney Cruise Line’s Tangled: The Musical 

Evan Gove - July 27, 2020

Just because you can’t be on board a Disney Cruise Line ship at the moment doesn’t mean you and the whole family can’t enjoy the stellar entertainment.…

TUI Cruises Sets Sail with 1,200 Passengers
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TUI Cruises Sets Sail with 1,200 Passengers

Evan Gove - July 27, 2020

Congratulations to the 1,200 people who set sail for the Norwegian fjords on board TUI Cruises Mein Schiff 2, you’ve reached a major milestone in cruising’s return…

Carnival Offers Update on Fleet, Itinerary Changes 
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Carnival Offers Update on Fleet, Itinerary Changes 

Evan Gove - July 23, 2020

In a press release this morning, Carnival Cruise Line released news about their fleet and itinerary changes, plans for an upcoming ship and a homeport shake up…

Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines Buying Two HAL Ships
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Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines Buying Two HAL Ships

Evan Gove - July 16, 2020

Like most businesses across the world, cruise lines are in an all out effort to reduce their operating costs as their usual income is no longer rolling…

It Must Be Something In The Water
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It Must Be Something In The Water

Steve Leland - July 16, 2020

CruisinSit down with anyone who has worked on a cruise ship and you will inevitably hear stories about 7 day work weeks and long hours. On the…

Meet the Man Who Calls a Cruise Ship Home
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Meet the Man Who Calls a Cruise Ship Home

Porthole Cruise Magazine - July 15, 2020

Imagine waking each morning to the incandescent glow of the vibrant sun, the tranquil sound of the sea, and the fresh scent of the ocean air wafting…

Which Cruise Ship Would You Buy? 
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Which Cruise Ship Would You Buy? 

Evan Gove - July 15, 2020

What a vacation it would be. No lines at the water slides, no waiting to tender and certainly no mad scramble to secure the last open deck…

Florida’s Favorite Micro-cation: Bahamas Paradise Cruise Line
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Florida’s Favorite Micro-cation: Bahamas Paradise Cruise Line

Evan Gove - July 10, 2020

Freedom to explore isn’t something we’re taking for granted anymore. After a long few months, travel is finally possible again and cruisers couldn’t be happier. Cruise operators…

Bar-B-Cruise
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Bar-B-Cruise

Janice Wald Henderson - July 8, 2020

A lazy summer day, and the tantalizing aroma of barbecue drifts through the air. Maybe it’s the citrusy scent of fresh-caught salmon squeezed with lemon, or the…

Royal, Norwegian Enter Historic Collaboration
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Royal, Norwegian Enter Historic Collaboration

Evan Gove - July 6, 2020

Two of the biggest names in cruise are collaborating for the first time ever on new health and safety standards for the cruise industry. Royal Caribbean Group…

First Impressions of <i>Scarlet Lady</i>
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First Impressions of Scarlet Lady

Porthole Cruise Magazine - July 3, 2020

Who's that Lady? For months, Virgin Voyages had been flooding social media channels with carrot-dangling teasers about its mold-breaking Scarlet Lady, the first of four ships being…

Choose Your Cruise – June 5, 2020
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Cruise Deal of the Week
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Choose Your Cruise – June 5, 2020

Evan Gove - June 5, 2020

Thanks for checking out the most popular hypothetical vacation guessing game on the internet! We're all about river cruises in today's installment of 'Choose Your Cruise'. It's looking…

CRUISE RECIPE: Disney Cruise Lines’ Chocolate Fudge Brownie Milkshake
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CRUISE RECIPE: Disney Cruise Lines’ Chocolate Fudge Brownie Milkshake

Judi Cuervo - June 5, 2020

When you cruise with Disney, you can expect there will be some sweet treats along the way. In honor of National Donut Day, we've got a recipe…

Christmas in July: Bahamas Paradise Announces Return Date
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Christmas in July: Bahamas Paradise Announces Return Date

Evan Gove - May 26, 2020

People often refer to July 25th as Christmas in July and this year, cruisers can expect a pretty awesome present. Bahamas Paradise Cruise Line announced in a…

Choose Your Cruise – May 15, 2020
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Cruise Deal of the Week
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Choose Your Cruise – May 15, 2020

Evan Gove - May 15, 2020

Happy Friday! Today on choose your cruise, we've got three options from around the world and YOU get to pick your favorite! Let us know which cruise…

Back to Basics on <i>Oceania Insignia</i>
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Back to Basics on Oceania Insignia

Judi Cuervo - May 15, 2020

It seems that, almost overnight, the concept of “vacation” changed from one of relaxation, merriment, and luxury to an “experiential” adventure, often characterized by backbreaking physical work…

CRUISE RECIPE:  SeaDream Yacht Club’s Cream of Pumpkin Soup
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CRUISE RECIPE:  SeaDream Yacht Club’s Cream of Pumpkin Soup

Judi Cuervo - May 6, 2020

Hungry to Sail Again Like everyone else, I’m just about up to HERE with lockdown.  I want to whip off my mask, plan my next cruise, meet…

The Best Margaritas at Sea for Cinco De Mayo 
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The Best Margaritas at Sea for Cinco De Mayo 

Evan Gove - May 5, 2020

Happy Cinco De Mayo!  Like Halley’s Comet, Cinco De Mayo falling on a Taco Tuesday is truly a special occasion. Unfortunately in a strange turn of events,…

Carnival Cruise Line Releases Plan To “Phase-In” Service
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Carnival Cruise Line Releases Plan To “Phase-In” Service

Evan Gove - May 4, 2020

In a press release this morning, Carnival Cruise Line released their plan to phase-in cruising operations beginning on August 1, 2020. This is the first concrete plan…

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

Evan Gove - May 1, 2020

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

Choose Your Cruise – May 1, 2020
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Cruise Deal of the Week
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Choose Your Cruise – May 1, 2020

Evan Gove - May 1, 2020

Most of the time, mayday on a cruise ship is a bad thing, but not on May 1st! Today, we've got some pretty cool cruises from three…

CRUISE RECIPE: Princess Cruises’ Linguini Al Pesto Alla Moda Ligure
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CRUISE RECIPE: Princess Cruises’ Linguini Al Pesto Alla Moda Ligure

Judi Cuervo - April 30, 2020

Hungry to Sail Again Admit it.  After a few nights of filet of beef Wellington, butter-dipped lobster tail, foie gras and maybe even caviar, we start to…

Could Cruise Lines Make Passengers Wear Masks?
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Could Cruise Lines Make Passengers Wear Masks?

Evan Gove - April 29, 2020

We’re starting to see what travel in a post-Coronavirus world will look like and for JetBlue passengers, that means masks are mandatory for all passengers beginning May…

No Holding Back Cruise Industry Built on Exceeding Expectations
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No Holding Back Cruise Industry Built on Exceeding Expectations

Evan Gove - April 21, 2020

While the dark cloud of the health pandemic hovers above each of us, the cruise industry looks optimistically into the future. In spite of a doom and…

Happy Anniversary, HAL!
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Happy Anniversary, HAL!

Evan Gove - April 21, 2020

Social distancing is making celebrating a little different these days, but we wanted to give a big Happy Birthday shout out to Holland America Line, who turned…

CRUISE RECIPE:  Norwegian Cruise Line Pretzel Rolls
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CRUISE RECIPE:  Norwegian Cruise Line Pretzel Rolls

Judi Cuervo - April 20, 2020

Hungry to Sail Again After this pandemic, I know I’ll never take the following things for granted:  Restaurants, movie theaters, bookstores, concerts, medical professionals, bars, hairstylists, eyebrow…

Carnival Extends Pause on Operations Once More
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Carnival Extends Pause on Operations Once More

Evan Gove - April 13, 2020

On Friday, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention issued a 100 day extension on the no-sail order from earlier in March. The order did leave some…

CRUISE RECIPE: Viking’s Pastel de Nata
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CRUISE RECIPE: Viking’s Pastel de Nata

Judi Cuervo - April 11, 2020

Hungry to Sail Again Today, I’m whipping up a sweet reminder of my glorious Viking Helgrim cruise down Portugal’s Douro River last summer.  And I have all…

CDC Issues Extension On No-Sail Order
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CDC Issues Extension On No-Sail Order

Evan Gove - April 10, 2020

In an order filed to the Federal Registry yesterday, the CDC shut down any hope that the cruise industry would return soon, extending the no-sail order for…

CRUISE RECIPE: Lobster Pad Thai by Oceania Cruises
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CRUISE RECIPE: Lobster Pad Thai by Oceania Cruises

Judi Cuervo - April 7, 2020

Hungry to Sail Again  We all love Norma and Dave, the Australian couple who were content to re-create their cancelled cruise by donning bathrobes, toasting each other…

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…

Cruise Passengers Barred From Commercial Flights
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Cruise Passengers Barred From Commercial Flights

Evan Gove - April 6, 2020

New protocols instituted by the Trump Administration and the Centers for Disease Control restrict cruise ship passengers from flying commercial airlines. Passengers or crew getting off cruise…

Choose Your Cruise – April 3, 2020
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Choose Your Cruise – April 3, 2020

Evan Gove - April 3, 2020

Last week, we debuted a new column called Choose Your Cruise, where cruisers are faced with three different itineraries all over the world and asked to choose…

Coast Guard Tells Cruise Lines to Arrange Private MEDEVAC
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Coast Guard Tells Cruise Lines to Arrange Private MEDEVAC

Evan Gove - April 2, 2020

In a Marine Safety Bulletin sent by the U.S. Coast Guard on Sunday, Rear Admiral E.C. Jones of the 7th District told cruise ships contacting Miami for…

45 Years at Sea! An Interview with Cruise Director Gary Hunter
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45 Years at Sea! An Interview with Cruise Director Gary Hunter

Evan Gove - March 31, 2020

For the past month, we’ve been sharing some of our favorite cruise memories from our readers and from the Porthole team. When Porthole Cruise Magazine Editor-in-Chief Bill…

<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…

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

Evan Gove - 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 – March 20, 2020
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Cruise Deal of the Week – March 20, 2020

Evan Gove - March 20, 2020

Okay, we can all agree that 2020 is the WORST. But don't let your pure, unadulterated hatred for this year prevent you from scoring a great deal…

The New <i>AmaMagna</i> : Embrace the Bigger and Better
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The New AmaMagna : Embrace the Bigger and Better

Porthole Cruise Magazine - March 18, 2020

The lounge on AmaWaterways’ new AmaMagna comprises a large spacious area with incredibly comfortable seating areas. Each side of the lounge connects to a library, doubling a…

Get Creative Recreating Your Cruise Vacation
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Get Creative Recreating Your Cruise Vacation

Evan Gove - March 16, 2020

This weekend, a video of a retired Australian couple made the rounds on social media and cruisers from all over could relate! Norma and Dave from Australia…

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…

A Guide to Cruise Ship Art Auctions
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A Guide to Cruise Ship Art Auctions

Evan Gove - March 10, 2020

Hidden amongst the water slides, rows of sun-drenched deck chairs and surf and turf dinners is one aspect of a cruise vacation too many people are overlooking;…

Cruise Update: Port Tampa Bay Responds To Coronavirus Concerns
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Cruise Update: Port Tampa Bay Responds To Coronavirus Concerns

Evan Gove - March 2, 2020

UPDDATE :Editor’s Note: This article was published on March 2, 2020. Click here for the latest Coronavirus news and cruise updates. Florida Governor Ron DeSantis confirmed over the…

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

Evan Gove - 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…

New Ship Embarks on Lan Ha Bay Cruises
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New Ship Embarks on Lan Ha Bay Cruises

Evan Gove - February 20, 2020

Everyone who cruises the coast of Vietnam comes home with stunning pictures of the many towering rock karsts which dot the coastline. The most famous are in…

Will Coronavirus Cancel My Cruise?
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Will Coronavirus Cancel My Cruise?

Evan Gove - February 17, 2020

  Editor's Note: This article was published on February 17, 2020. Click here for the latest Coronavirus news and cruise updates. For the most part, cruisers like…

Can’t Miss Presidents Day Cruise Deals
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Can’t Miss Presidents Day Cruise Deals

Evan Gove - February 17, 2020

Happy birthday, George Washington! On this day way back in 1732, you came into this world and nothing would ever be the same. As Americans enjoy their…

First Look: <i>Scenic Eclipse</i>
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First Look: Scenic Eclipse

Porthole Cruise Magazine - February 17, 2020

Ever since Scenic Luxury Cruises and Tours announced the company would be plunging into ocean cruising following its decades-long history as a premium river cruise line, Scenic…

<i>Scarlet Lady</i> Finally Ready to Set Sail
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Scarlet Lady Finally Ready to Set Sail

Evan Gove - February 14, 2020

After three years, 100,000 tons of materials and lots of hard work from the shipbuilders at Fincantieri, Virgin Voyages Scarlet Lady is ready to begin her career…

10 Reasons to Buy Art on a Cruise Ship
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10 Reasons to Buy Art on a Cruise Ship

Evan Gove - February 12, 2020

If you’re like most cruisers, the highlight of your year is stepping aboard a cruise ship for a week of fun in the sun. Everyone has a…

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

Evan Gove - 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

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…

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

Evan Gove - 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…

Cruising to Cologne: How to Spend the Day
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Cruising to Cologne: How to Spend the Day

Evan Gove - January 27, 2020

For a city that combines the best of ancient Europe with a modern, vibrant metropolis, you can’t do much better than Cologne, Germany. As the largest city…

Floats My Boat: Saltwater Painter Stephen Card
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Floats My Boat: Saltwater Painter Stephen Card

Judi Cuervo - January 27, 2020

Tucked away in Sandys, Bermuda, you’ll find the home and studio of maritime artist Stephen Card. It’s a yellow house with dark green shutters — “The color…

Sailing into a New Year!
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Sailing into a New Year!

Judi Cuervo - January 23, 2020

The Monthly Mantra Cruise Year Resolutions…Cruise Year Resolutions…Cruise Year Resolutions…. It seems everyone’s making resolutions this month:  Lose weight, stop smoking, stop drinking and rev up the…

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

Evan Gove - 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…

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…

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

Evan Gove - 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…

Taking a Bow:<i>Norwegian Encore</i>
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Taking a Bow:Norwegian Encore

Judi Cuervo - January 16, 2020

In 2015, Norwegian Cruise Line introduced Norwegian Escape, the first of its Breakaway Plus–class ships, packed with innovative dining, entertainment, and groundbreaking outdoor activities. Norwegian Joy (2017)…

Cruising in 2019, It’s A Wrap!
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Cruising in 2019, It’s A Wrap!

Steve Leland - December 30, 2019

Just when you think the world of cruising can’t get any better, along comes a new ship with novel ideas, incredible amenities and destinations that are virtually…

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

Evan Gove - 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…

Yum Yum at Crystal Cruises’ Umi Uma
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Yum Yum at Crystal Cruises’ Umi Uma

Evan Gove - December 26, 2019

This month, the quest for the best onboard restaurants takes us on Crystal Cruises’ Crystal Symphony.  You must book a reservation at Umi Uma.  Famed restaurateur and…

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…

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

Evan Gove - 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…

Cruise Deal of the Week – December 13, 2019
Cruise Deal of the Week
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Cruise Deal of the Week
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Cruise Deal of the Week – December 13, 2019

Evan Gove - December 13, 2019

Everyone needs a little magic in their life during the holiday season. One of the best ways to spread the joy of the holidays is to book…

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

Evan Gove - 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…

MSC Cruises <i>MSC Seaview</i> Cruise Ship Review
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MSC Cruises MSC Seaview Cruise Ship Review

Evan Gove - December 10, 2019

MSC Seaview MSC Seaview offers an unprecedented combination of luxury cruising while having everything you need to enjoy a fun family vacation.  Feet Decks Launched Guests Overview The…

Carnival and KultureCity Collaborate for Sensory Inclusion
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Carnival and KultureCity Collaborate for Sensory Inclusion

Porthole Cruise Magazine - December 3, 2019

For many, the best part about taking a cruise vacation is how much fun today’s ships can be. They have movie theaters and arcades, roller coasters and…

Planning a Family Reunion? Take a Cruise!
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Planning a Family Reunion? Take a Cruise!

Porthole Cruise Magazine - November 28, 2019

If you are thinking of planning a family reunion, there is truly no better place to have it than on a cruise! Not only is having your…

Fort Lauderdale for First-Timers
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Fort Lauderdale for First-Timers

Porthole Cruise Magazine - November 20, 2019

Life in the Sunshine State is a little different than elsewhere across the country. Florida is where America comes to vacation thanks to beautiful weather, gorgeous beachside…

A New Day for Carnival Sunrise
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A New Day for Carnival Sunrise

Steve Leland - November 15, 2019

The glow of a Caribbean sunrise ushers in a new beginning and likewise, so does the  emergence of the innovative Carnival Sunrise. Keeping pace with cruise trends…

<i>Norwegian Encore</i> Cruise Ship Review
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Norwegian Encore Cruise Ship Review

Porthole Cruise Magazine - November 12, 2019

Norwegian Encore The fourth of Norwegian Cruise Line’s Breakaway Plus Class of ships, Norwegian Encore is a ship tailor-made for the moments which make your vacation a…

Tips for Tipping on a Cruise
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Tips for Tipping on a Cruise

Porthole Cruise Magazine - November 6, 2019

A necessary (but often confusing) part of planning for a cruise is budgeting to tip the hard-working service staff. Failing to plan for gratuities can lead to…

The Perfect Port: Spending the Day in Aruba
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The Perfect Port: Spending the Day in Aruba

Porthole Cruise Magazine - October 31, 2019

Everyone has a favorite port when they cruise. Maybe it’s one with a great beach to visit, or a port with lots of world class shopping and…

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…

Thirsty? Virgin Sailors Can Shake for Champagne (VIDEO)
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Thirsty? Virgin Sailors Can Shake for Champagne (VIDEO)

Porthole Cruise Magazine - October 9, 2019

Did you know that there are around 49 million bubbles in a single bottle of champagne? Virgin Voyages wants their sailors to experience each and every one…

Royal Caribbean <i>Symphony of the Seas</i> Ship Review
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Royal Caribbean Symphony of the Seas Ship Review

Porthole Cruise Magazine - October 8, 2019

Symphony of the Seas For those booking a cruise on the brand new Symphony of the Seas, operated by Royal Caribbean, you’re about to sail on the…

Regent Seven Seas Upgrades Spas Fleetwide
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Regent Seven Seas Upgrades Spas Fleetwide

Porthole Cruise Magazine - October 4, 2019

A luxury cruise is one of the best vacations you can take. Living like royalty is something everyone should get to experience at least once in their…

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

Cruise News
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Do You Call It a Ship or a Boat?

Porthole Cruise Magazine - September 18, 2019

It was supposed to be a regular week in the “Cruising With Carnival” Facebook group with over 31,000 members, but Dana, a regular in the forum, didn’t…

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,…

Cruise Deal of the Week – September 13, 2019
Cruise Deal of the Week
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Cruise Deal of the Week
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Cruise Deal of the Week – September 13, 2019

Porthole Cruise Magazine - September 13, 2019

We've got a supernatural deal of the week in honor of Friday the 13th and the full moon! Even if you're turning into a werewolf and howling…

Kelly Clarkson Named Godmother to Norwegian Encore
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Kelly Clarkson Named Godmother to Norwegian Encore

Porthole Cruise Magazine - September 11, 2019

What’s better than music and cruise ships? Norwegian Cruise Line announced that Grammy Award winning recording artist and television show host Kelly Clarkson has been named the…

Fall Repositioning Cruises You Need to Book
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Cruise Tips
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Fall Repositioning Cruises You Need to Book

Porthole Cruise Magazine - September 8, 2019

The air is crisp, the leaves are changing and cruise ships are going from one side of the world to the other on what’s known as repositioning…

Why Does Bill W. Have so Many Friends on a Cruise?
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Why Does Bill W. Have so Many Friends on a Cruise?

Porthole Cruise Magazine - September 3, 2019

The first day on a cruise ship is nothing but pure, unadulterated bliss. All you need is a deck chair, a great book and a pair of…

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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Cruise News
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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…

The Sea of Cortez: An Adventure Close to Home
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The Sea of Cortez: An Adventure Close to Home

Porthole Cruise Magazine - August 26, 2019

It’s been nearly 500 years since the first European explorers discovered the Sea of Cortez. Also known as the Gulf of California, the stretch of water between…

Venice Reroutes Cruise Ships Away from Historic City Center
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Venice Reroutes Cruise Ships Away from Historic City Center

Steve Leland - August 8, 2019

A decades long fight for Venice’s historic city center is over, and it's the residents who are claiming victory. Amidst concerns of the impact of ships docking…

What Would You Name Virgin Voyages’ New Craft Beer?
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Cruise News
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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…

Perfect Day at CocoCay: Port Review
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Perfect Day at CocoCay: Port Review

Porthole Cruise Magazine - July 15, 2019

Royal Caribbean’s newly updated private island, aptly named Perfect Day at CocoCay, has been officially open since May. Garnering a great deal of attention from cruisers “loyal…

Tips for Decorating Your Stateroom Door
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Tips for Decorating Your Stateroom Door

Porthole Cruise Magazine - July 10, 2019

Ah, there's nothing like soaking in the grandeur a magnificent cruise ship, only to be greeted by rows and rows of plain-looking, neutral colored hallways where your…

5 Lighthouses Every Cruiser Should Know
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5 Lighthouses Every Cruiser Should Know

Porthole Cruise Magazine - May 8, 2019

Lighthouses have been a beacon in the sea since early man started sailing. While the lighthouse does not have as prominent a place in the modern world…

Things to Do When You Skip a Shore Excursion
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Things to Do When You Skip a Shore Excursion

Porthole Cruise Magazine - May 2, 2019

Just like all cruises, Carnival cruise ships are like hotels on the ocean when you are sailing to your vacation destination. The excursions may be delightful and…

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,…

Deal of the Day – April 26, 2019
Cruise Deal of the Week
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Cruise Deal of the Week
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Deal of the Day – April 26, 2019

Porthole Cruise Magazine - April 26, 2019

Here's a fun challenge; hop on your favorite airline booking site and see if you can snag some free tickets to Antarctica. No dice? Well thankfully Hurtigruten…

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

Porthole Cruise Magazine - 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…

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

Vatican VIP – Miracles Do Happen
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Vatican VIP – Miracles Do Happen

Judi Cuervo - April 18, 2019

Monday Mantra It's a Miracle ... It's a Miracle ... It's a Miracle Vatican VIP Room to breathe, a papal address — this is a trip with…

Behind the Cruise Line: Arnold Donald At The Wheel
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Behind the Cruise Line: Arnold Donald At The Wheel

Porthole Cruise Magazine - April 17, 2019

Five years ago, cruise lines were reeling from several highly publicized cruise ship incidents around the globe. [Ed. Note: — Porthole may or may not have neglected…

Something for Everyone at Tortola Pier Park
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Cruise Shopping
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Something for Everyone at Tortola Pier Park

Porthole Cruise Magazine - 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…

Cruise Ship Friendship
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Cruise Ship Friendship

Porthole Cruise Magazine - April 11, 2019

  Monthly Mantra Waves of Kindness … Waves of Kindness … Waves of Kindness … “Wait! Wait! I want to give this to you!” That was the…

The 5 Best Port Cities on the Gold Coast
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The 5 Best Port Cities on the Gold Coast

Porthole Cruise Magazine - April 8, 2019

To begin, it must be said that there are two different ways to talk about the Gold Coast. Gold Coast is a city on the Eastern coast…

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

Ship Review: Celestial Sailing on <i>Viking Orion</i>
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Cruise Magazine
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Ship Review: Celestial Sailing on Viking Orion

Porthole Cruise Magazine - April 2, 2019

It's a special feeling to rise from a sound sleep, slide open the door and breathe the fresh morning air from your cruise ship balcony. Gazing out…

Watch Porthole CEO on Lifetime’s <i>The Balancing Act</i> (VIDEO)
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Watch Porthole CEO on Lifetime’s The Balancing Act (VIDEO)

Porthole Cruise Magazine - April 2, 2019

The cruise industry has EXPLODED in recent years as more and more people are discovering the joys of a cruise vacation. For more than 20 years, Porthole…

Cruise Deal of the Week  – March 29, 2019
Cruise Deal of the Week
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Cruise Deal of the Week
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Cruise Deal of the Week – March 29, 2019

Porthole Cruise Magazine - March 29, 2019

What's sweeter than getting a great deal on a cruise vacation? Getting a sweet deal on a SUITE for your cruise vacation! Seriously, this new cruise deal…

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

Porthole Cruise Magazine - March 22, 2019

Have you ever heard the expression "the early bird gets the worm"? The same logic applies to the latest cruise deal of the week from Holland America…

What Makes an Emerald so Special?
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What Makes an Emerald so Special?

Porthole Cruise Magazine - March 22, 2019

Emeralds hold a unique distinction in the world of gemstones as they are one of the four traditionally considered to be precious. Along with diamonds, rubies and…

New River Cruise Bike Tours Starting in Asia
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Cruise News
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New River Cruise Bike Tours Starting in Asia

Porthole Cruise Magazine - March 19, 2019

River cruising through Asian countries like Cambodia, Vietnam and Thailand is an adventure most have never experienced. Grasshopper Adventures is launching three unique bike tours and cruise…

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

New Ocean Ship Caters to Solo Cruisers
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Cruise News
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New Ocean Ship Caters to Solo Cruisers

Porthole Cruise Magazine - March 14, 2019

Fans of Vantage Deluxe World Travel and their award-winning river cruise itineraries have something to smile about today. Vantage Cruise Line is advancing past cruising the world’s…

One Day in Berlin
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One Day in Berlin

Porthole Cruise Magazine - March 13, 2019

Berlin is a large city, so it is impossible to see everything in one day. In order to get the most information about Berlin's important landmarks, taking…

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…

Bora Bora: Your Dream Vacation
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Bora Bora: Your Dream Vacation

Porthole Cruise Magazine - March 6, 2019

This article is the 3rd of a three part series by Porthole Cruise Magazine contributor Georgina Cruz chronicling her voyage aboard a Holland America Line world cruise. The…

The Return Of Nile River Cruising
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The Return Of Nile River Cruising

Steve Leland - March 6, 2019

The Nile, referred to as the Father of African Rivers, has always been an essential conduit of life for Egypt, both in agricultural and tourism activity.  Cruises…

Getting Around Europe on a Budget
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Getting Around Europe on a Budget

Porthole Cruise Magazine - February 28, 2019

Taking a European river cruise is a great way to see a lot of beautiful foreign cities in a short time, while enjoying the comfort of a…

Your Ultimate Moorea Vacation Guide
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Cruise Tips
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Your Ultimate Moorea Vacation Guide

Porthole Cruise Magazine - February 28, 2019

This article is the second part of a three-part series by Porthole Cruise Magazine contributor Georgina Cruz chronicling her voyage aboard a Holland America Line world cruise. The…

Are There Cruises for Hikers?
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Cruise Tips
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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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Cruise Tips
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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…

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

Last Call: Espresso Yourself
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Last Call: Espresso Yourself

Porthole Cruise Magazine - February 18, 2019

The Place for Espresso — Café al Bacio and Gelateria Grab A Seat — All Celebrity Cruise Ships (excluding Celebrity’s expedition ships) Standout Feature ­— The European…

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

Porthole Cruise Magazine - February 15, 2019

Love is in the air, so why not book a cruise with a line whose name literally means love! Ama (or amor) means love in Spanish and…

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

Steve Leland - 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…

Why You Should Try a Windjammer Cruise
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Cruise News
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Why You Should Try a Windjammer Cruise

Dana Freeman - February 11, 2019

Do you like to cruise but not with the masses? Do you enjoy good food and great conversation? Are you looking to travel differently this year? If…

Sailing Indonesia With Star Clippers
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Cruise Magazine
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Sailing Indonesia With Star Clippers

Steve Leland - February 8, 2019

Cruising on a cruise ship holds the inherent promise of a dream come true, but sailing on a sailing vessel is an experience of sheer fantasy. Sailing…

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

Porthole Cruise Magazine - 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…

Emeralds of Cartagena: Colombia’s Prized Gemstone
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Cruise Shopping
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Emeralds of Cartagena: Colombia’s Prized Gemstone

Porthole Cruise Magazine - February 7, 2019

Here in Cartagena, a bustling port city on Colombia’s Northern coast, tourists flock from cruise ships to experience one of South America’s most distinct regions. Many are…

1 Millionth Passenger Cruises Through Port of New Orleans
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Cruise News
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1 Millionth Passenger Cruises Through Port of New Orleans

Porthole Cruise Magazine - February 6, 2019

More than a million cruise passengers grabbed their feather masks and loaded up on beignets for a cruise out of New Orleans in 2018, up 2.3% from…

TRAVEL TIPS: South Korea’s Secret Island
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TRAVEL TIPS: South Korea’s Secret Island

Porthole Cruise Magazine - February 5, 2019

Located off the southern coast of South Korea is an island paradise that South Korean and Japanese visitors have enjoyed for years and that is only now…

Cruise Deal of the Week – February 1, 2019
Cruise Deal of the Week
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Cruise Deal of the Week
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Cruise Deal of the Week – February 1, 2019

Porthole Cruise Magazine - February 1, 2019

One of the biggest weekends in America is finally here and in honor of Super Bowl Sunday, Celebrity Cruises has a winning deal no matter who you're…

Luxury and Tradition on <i>Sea Cloud II</i>
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Cruise Magazine
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Luxury and Tradition on Sea Cloud II

Judi Cuervo - January 30, 2019

It’s nearing 10:00 p.m. and Sea Cloud II is about to depart St. Malo under a ceiling of puffy, silver clouds. Most of the ship’s 94 guests…

Quark’s New Ship Will Have 2 Helidecks
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Cruise News
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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…

<i>Symphony</i> of the Seas Cruise Ship Review
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Symphony of the Seas Cruise Ship Review

Porthole Cruise Magazine - January 28, 2019

Bigger is better, right? For those booking a cruise on the brand new Symphony of the Seas operated by Royal Caribbean, you’re about to sail on the…

5 Ways To Have A Blast In San Blas
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5 Ways To Have A Blast In San Blas

Porthole Cruise Magazine - January 28, 2019

Panama’s San Blas Islands are exotic, friendly, and relatively nearby; often a port of call on Panama Canal itineraries, including those featuring partial transits of the Canal.…

First Look: Carnival Mardi Gras Roller Coaster
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Cruise News
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First Look: Carnival Mardi Gras Roller Coaster

Porthole Cruise Magazine - January 25, 2019

One of the most anticipated ships in production today is Carnival Mardi Gras, a top of the line vessel slated to be the first in North America…

Cruise Deal of the Week – January 25, 2019
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Cruise Deal of the Week
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Cruise Deal of the Week – January 25, 2019

Porthole Cruise Magazine - January 25, 2019

Doldrums of January got you down? One of the top names in high-end cruise experiences is offering a deal that will have you kissing the January blues…

Island Shore Excursions For Your Tastebuds
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Island Shore Excursions For Your Tastebuds

Porthole Cruise Magazine - January 24, 2019

If you’ve cruised with Holland America Line, you may be familiar with their FOOD & WINE shore excursions. Teaming up with the famed magazine of the same…

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…

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

Porthole Cruise Magazine - 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…

6 Must-Sees In Cadiz, Spain
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6 Must-Sees In Cadiz, Spain

Porthole Cruise Magazine - January 14, 2019

Most cruise passengers whose ships call at Cadiz, a White City in the Costa de la Luz (the Coast of Light) in the Andalusia region of Spain, immediately head…

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…

TRAVEL TIPS: Ajaccio, Corsica – a Hidden Gem in the Mediterranean
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TRAVEL TIPS: Ajaccio, Corsica – a Hidden Gem in the Mediterranean

Porthole Cruise Magazine - January 8, 2019

Perhaps you remember hearing the name “Corsica” in your high school history class, since the island is the birthplace of one of Europe’s most well-known historical figures:…

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

Porthole Cruise Magazine - 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…

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…

The Best Hangover Cure? A Cruise Ship!
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The Best Hangover Cure? A Cruise Ship!

Porthole Cruise Magazine - January 1, 2019

Hello and welcome to 2019! That pounding headache and queasy feeling you’re experiencing, that’s called a New Year’s Day hangover and it’s no fun at all! Like…

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,…

Cruise Deal of the Week – December 14, 2018
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Cruise Deal of the Week – December 14, 2018

Porthole Cruise Magazine - December 14, 2018

Have you been naughty or nice this year? Either way, you deserve a vacation. Cruising is easily the best gift you can give a person and Bahamas…

Heading Ashore: 9 Things to See in Rome
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Heading Ashore: 9 Things to See in Rome

Porthole Cruise Magazine - December 10, 2018

For most cruise passengers sailing in the Med, a call at Civitavecchia, Italy, the port of the Eternal City, means that, as the saying goes, “All roads…

Introducing <i>Carnival Mardi Gras</i>
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Introducing Carnival Mardi Gras

Porthole Cruise Magazine - December 6, 2018

If you’re an avid watcher of Wheel of Fortune, the popular evening game show hosted by Pat Sajak and Vanna White, you were lucky enough to see…

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…

10 Things About A World Cruise That Keep Guests Coming Back
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10 Things About A World Cruise That Keep Guests Coming Back

Porthole Cruise Magazine - November 21, 2018

Ever since before the time of Ferdinand Magellan, people have been dreaming of, and trying to, circumnavigate the planet. And no wonder! Doing a circle around the…

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,…

5 Essential Tips for Planning a Holiday Cruise
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5 Essential Tips for Planning a Holiday Cruise

Porthole Cruise Magazine - November 19, 2018

The holidays are a wonderful time to set sail. Many cruise lines offer special events and activities while onboard. You may feel a bit of the "holiday…

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

Porthole Cruise Magazine - 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

Porthole Cruise Magazine - 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…

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…

Shaq Brings Great Food and Fun to Carnival
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Shaq Brings Great Food and Fun to Carnival

Porthole Cruise Magazine - November 13, 2018

UPDATE: Carnival recently announced Big Chicken will be one of the dining options on board the new Carnival Mardi Gras! He spent well over a decade dominating…

Keepin’ It Cool at Martini Bar & Crush
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Keepin’ It Cool at Martini Bar & Crush

Porthole Cruise Magazine - November 12, 2018

How often do you get to feel cool? At Celebrity Cruise Line’s famed Martini Bar & Crush, keeping things cool (literally) is always a top priority. At…

Adventure Unbridled: A Galapagos Expedition
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Adventure Unbridled: A Galapagos Expedition

Porthole Cruise Magazine - November 12, 2018

As she glides through the brilliant turquoise waters of Gardner Bay, there’s already a crowd forming along the top deck of Celebrity Xpedition. They’ve gathered for the…

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!

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

Porthole Cruise Magazine - 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…

Ahoy! Let’s Hunt Some Treasure
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Ahoy! Let’s Hunt Some Treasure

Porthole Cruise Magazine - November 7, 2018

From shore, Polly-L looks more like an oil rig than a ship. Her black stanchions rise high above the water, dwarfing even the flag pole which sits…

Cruising with Teens; Here’s the Scoop
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Cruising with Teens; Here’s the Scoop

Porthole Cruise Magazine - November 7, 2018

Little kids may appear to have the advantage on cruising with dedicated children's programs, but tween and teens also have spectacular programs that are geared for their…

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…

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 – November 2, 2018
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Cruise Deal of the Week – November 2, 2018

Porthole Cruise Magazine - November 2, 2018

It's time to put away the bubbling cauldrons and spooky skeletons because the Holiday season is officially upon us. One of the best ways to get the…

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

Porthole Cruise Magazine - 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.…

5 Tips for Cruising out of Baltimore with Children
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5 Tips for Cruising out of Baltimore with Children

Porthole Cruise Magazine - October 30, 2018

Cruising with your children can be a fun time of making memories, or it can be a nightmare. The difference is some careful planning and knowing how…

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…

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

Porthole Cruise Magazine - 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…

4 New Ultra-Luxury Ships Ordered by MSC Cruises
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4 New Ultra-Luxury Ships Ordered by MSC Cruises

Porthole Cruise Magazine - October 19, 2018

The ultra-luxury cruise market has a new player thanks to a renewed partnership between MSC Cruises and famed Italian shipbuilder Fincantieri. The duo announced the signing of…

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…

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…

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

Porthole Cruise Magazine - 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…

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…

Is This the Best Travel Content on TV?
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Is This the Best Travel Content on TV?

Porthole Cruise Magazine - September 25, 2018

Where will the world's largest leisure travel company take you next? How about Tanzania? Cambodia? Mumbai? There's no shortage of incredible places to explore thanks to new…

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

Porthole Cruise Magazine - 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

Porthole Cruise Magazine - 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…

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…

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…

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…

Dish It Up: Holland America’s Food Frontiers
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Dish It Up: Holland America’s Food Frontiers

Porthole Cruise Magazine - September 17, 2018

Holland America Line, once known more for staying the course rather than progressive pursuits, has quietly and impressively transformed its brand image into a far more compelling…

Cruise Deal of the Week – September 14, 2018
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Cruise Deal of the Week – September 14, 2018

Porthole Cruise Magazine - September 14, 2018

Sometimes in life you need to put aside all your distractions and obligations and just set sail. That’s what Seabourn Cruise Lines hopes you do with their…

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…

5 Musts in Bar Harbor, Maine
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5 Musts in Bar Harbor, Maine

Porthole Cruise Magazine - September 11, 2018

Bar Harbor, Maine, on lovely Mount Desert Island, a pretty-as-a-picture quintessential New England harbor town, is one of the most popular ports on New England/Canada itineraries –…

48 Hours: Shipping Up To Boston
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48 Hours: Shipping Up To Boston

Porthole Cruise Magazine - September 11, 2018

A vibrant port for over 400 years, Boston is a marriage of the past and future, a place where you can trace America’s history through its cobblestone…

This Cruise Ship Needs a Name
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This Cruise Ship Needs a Name

Porthole Cruise Magazine - September 10, 2018

Although it won’t be until 2020 until she actually floats out, Dream Cruises latest ship is the talk of the town thanks to a new contest to…

Luxury Cruise Line Heads to Asia in 2019
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Luxury Cruise Line Heads to Asia in 2019

Porthole Cruise Magazine - September 7, 2018

Seabourn, a top name in luxury cruising, has grand plans in store for its newest ship, Seabourn Ovation. The cruise line is sending Seabourn Ovation to Asia…

A Lewis & Clark River Cruise You Have to Take
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A Lewis & Clark River Cruise You Have to Take

Porthole Cruise Magazine - September 6, 2018

While most planning a cruise vacation are checking out itineraries involving the ocean, river cruising is growing in popularity as evident by new expanded cruisings from the…

Grammy-Winning DJ Headlines <i>AIDAnova</i> Naming Ceremony
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Grammy-Winning DJ Headlines AIDAnova Naming Ceremony

Porthole Cruise Magazine - September 5, 2018

Guests at the naming ceremony for Carnival Cruise Line’s newest ship AIDAnova on September 3 were in store for quite the party as the event featured a…

Never Lose a Bag Again
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Never Lose a Bag Again

Porthole Cruise Magazine - September 5, 2018

It's too easy to have your luggage lost while on the way to your beautiful cruise port! The more flight connections, taxi rides, and buses you take,…

6 Highlights of Halifax
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6 Highlights of Halifax

Porthole Cruise Magazine - September 5, 2018

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

All-Electric Vessel Named Ship of the Year
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All-Electric Vessel Named Ship of the Year

Porthole Cruise Magazine - September 4, 2018

While some cruise lines are taking steps to curb the use of single-use plastic straws and upgrading their fleet to state of the art liquid natural gas…

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…

What’s New at The Bamboo Room? The Royal Zombie Signature Cocktail
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What’s New at The Bamboo Room? The Royal Zombie Signature Cocktail

Porthole Cruise Magazine - August 29, 2018

When Royal Caribbean International put $120 million in upgrades into Mariner of the Seas, one of the highly anticipated new features was a laid-back Polynesian style bar…

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…

Cruising with an Infant: Baby Travel Gear for Super Mom
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Cruising with an Infant: Baby Travel Gear for Super Mom

Porthole Cruise Magazine - August 23, 2018

The time has come – after months of learning the ins-and-outs of parenthood, you are finally ready to take your first vacation, a cruise vacation. BUT there…

Do YOU download CRUISE APPS? Disney Navigator App Review
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Do YOU download CRUISE APPS? Disney Navigator App Review

Porthole Cruise Magazine - August 22, 2018

Where do you get the best WIFI? Not at sea… or is that now becoming a myth? As cruise lines get more digital savvy, they are making…

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…

Exceptional Adventures Await With Crystal Cruises
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Exceptional Adventures Await With Crystal Cruises

Porthole Cruise Magazine - August 21, 2018

It seems like all cruise lines tout their luxury these days, but the extravagance and splendor afforded by one particular source of adventure stands out among the…

Meet the Newest Princess at Sea (VIDEO)
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Meet the Newest Princess at Sea (VIDEO)

Porthole Cruise Magazine - August 20, 2018

Fleet expansion is all part of the plan for Princess Cruises, who announced the name of their latest build scheduled to launch in 2020. Enchanted Princess, as…

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…

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

Porthole Cruise Magazine - 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.…

$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…

Tall Ship Sailing in the San Juan Islands
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Tall Ship Sailing in the San Juan Islands

Porthole Cruise Magazine - August 13, 2018

An inspiration for the senses, Washington State’s pristine Salish Sea and its intriguing San Juan Islands are spectacular from the deck of the historic Schooner Zodiac. A…

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…

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

Porthole Cruise Magazine - 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…

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…

Celebrating National S’mores Day on a Cruise
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Celebrating National S’mores Day on a Cruise

Porthole Cruise Magazine - August 10, 2018

There’s a fine line between perfectly toasted and blazing inferno, which do you prefer? The art of s’more making varies from person to person based on taste…

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

Steve Leland - 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.…

Special Needs Group: Making Vacation Possible
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Special Needs Group: Making Vacation Possible

Porthole Cruise Magazine - August 7, 2018

Everyone should have the opportunity to enjoy a great vacation no matter what. Accessibility has never been easier thanks to the Special Needs Group and their commitment to…

This Cruise Line is Offering Deals for Solo Cruisers
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This Cruise Line is Offering Deals for Solo Cruisers

Porthole Cruise Magazine - August 7, 2018

You may need two to tango, but you only need one to cruise when you take advantage of Riviera River Cruises new focus on solo cruisers. The…

Is This the Best Cheeseburger at Sea?
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Is This the Best Cheeseburger at Sea?

Porthole Cruise Magazine - August 7, 2018

Landlubbers rejoice, you can know get one of the best burgers at sea without setting foot on a cruise ship! Passengers aboard Princess Cruises are no doubt…

Travel Tips: My Smartphone Ruined My Vacation
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Travel Tips: My Smartphone Ruined My Vacation

Porthole Cruise Magazine - August 7, 2018

Connectivity is what the world revolves around these days. Everyone is widely accessible at any point thanks to our devices like phones and tablets, but these incredible…

Expedition Cruise Eats
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Expedition Cruise Eats

Steve Leland - August 6, 2018

People always ask me, “What is the food like on a seventeen day expeditionary cruise?”.  Well, to be honest no one has actually asked me that, yet,…

Which Iconic British Oceanliner has a New Home in Dubai?
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Which Iconic British Oceanliner has a New Home in Dubai?

Porthole Cruise Magazine - August 6, 2018

There are countless luxury hotels in Dubai for a weary traveler to rest and recuperate, but it’s one of the city’s newest hotels which has the richest…

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…

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…

<i>Harmony of the Seas</i> Makes Hollywood Debut
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Harmony of the Seas Makes Hollywood Debut

Porthole Cruise Magazine - August 3, 2018

Cruise ships are supposed to make average Joe’s feel like celebrities, but for the cruise ship Harmony of the Seas, Hollywood called for real! The cruise ship,…

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…

5 Best Things About Surprising Mom with a Cruise
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5 Best Things About Surprising Mom with a Cruise

Porthole Cruise Magazine - August 2, 2018

In October of last year, my mother turned 60 years young. I, with the help of family and friends, surprised her with a birthday dinner at one…

Why Your Next Cruise Should Include the United Kingdom
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Why Your Next Cruise Should Include the United Kingdom

Judi Cuervo - August 1, 2018

A regular in the top 10 of international tourism destinations and with a tourist industry predicted to be worth over £275 billion by 2025 – there’s obviously something…

MSC Meraviglia Doubles Population of Scottish Port Town
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MSC Meraviglia Doubles Population of Scottish Port Town

Porthole Cruise Magazine - July 31, 2018

When MSC Cruises first launched MSC Meraviglia in September of 2016, even those at the world’s largest cruise ports marveled at her size. With a capacity of…

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…

The Last Straw
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The Last Straw

Porthole Cruise Magazine - July 31, 2018

Pollution is killing our oceans. Each year, millions of pounds of plastic and other debris are dumped in oceans across the world and the consequences are already…

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…

Aquatic Sensory Immersion Wows Guests
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Aquatic Sensory Immersion Wows Guests

Porthole Cruise Magazine - July 30, 2018

It’s not enough to just have a state of the art polar-class expedition ship anymore. Cruise lines are doing everything possible to make their expedition experience a…

Disney Charter Cruise: Not Your Average Vacation
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Disney Charter Cruise: Not Your Average Vacation

Porthole Cruise Magazine - July 28, 2018

What does a typical day on a charter cruise look like? A meet-and-greet opportunity in the morning, a Q&A session with an artist in the afternoon, a…

Celebrity Apex Underway with Steel-Cutting Ceremony
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Celebrity Apex Underway with Steel-Cutting Ceremony

Porthole Cruise Magazine - July 27, 2018

Newer, more lavish, better amenities. It’s clear where the future of cruising is headed and one cruise line is keeping up with the trend in fine fashion.…

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…

Luxury Hotel Brand Sets Sail in Indonesia
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Luxury Hotel Brand Sets Sail in Indonesia

Porthole Cruise Magazine - July 27, 2018

Luxury brand Ayana Hotels is scheduled to launch the world’s largest specially built Phinisi cruise ship this September. Ayana Lako di’a will grace the crystal waters in and…

A Week On Board Harmony of the Seas
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A Week On Board Harmony of the Seas

Porthole Cruise Magazine - July 26, 2018

Everyone wants to live in perfect harmony right? For one whole week that was pretty much what we did. To date we have remained "loyal to Royal" for…

Mystery Aboard <i>Saga Sapphire</i>
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Mystery Aboard Saga Sapphire

Porthole Cruise Magazine - July 25, 2018

It’s no mystery that a cruise is a great vacation, but for those aboard Saga Sapphire operated by Saga Cruises, the destination is something to be discovered!…

Weird Wednesday: Thames Town
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Weird Wednesday: Thames Town

Porthole Cruise Magazine - July 25, 2018

Visitors to Shanghai are often in awe of the size and scale of the city. With a population of more than 24 million, it’s the largest in…

Off Season Cruising, Is It Worth It?
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Off Season Cruising, Is It Worth It?

Porthole Cruise Magazine - July 25, 2018

We often get asked, when is the best time to cruise? Most are shocked when I tell them that cruising off-season is one of the best vacations…

<i>Norwegian Joy</i> Headed Stateside After a Year in China
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Norwegian Joy Headed Stateside After a Year in China

Porthole Cruise Magazine - July 24, 2018

Norwegian Cruise Line made a splash with the announcement that their ship Norwegian Joy would be built with the Chinese market in mind. However, after just a…

For Princess Cruises, Bigger is Better
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For Princess Cruises, Bigger is Better

Porthole Cruise Magazine - July 23, 2018

Technology is infiltrating the cruise industry in more ways than just Wi-Fi and all-purpose keycards. The ships themselves are becoming more advanced in terms of the technology…

Virgin Voyages’ Ship Finally Has a Name
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Virgin Voyages’ Ship Finally Has a Name

Porthole Cruise Magazine - July 20, 2018

Many speculated the first ship in the fleet for Virgin Voyages would harken back to some aspect of Sir Richard Branson’s empire, and they would be be…

Lindblad Expeditions Announces New Polar Vessel
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Lindblad Expeditions Announces New Polar Vessel

Porthole Cruise Magazine - July 20, 2018

The push to explore the unexplored is all the rage in cruising these days and one of the biggest names in expedition cruising has a new polar…

Travel Tips: How to Get Adjoining Rooms without Paying Extra
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Travel Tips: How to Get Adjoining Rooms without Paying Extra

Porthole Cruise Magazine - July 17, 2018

Cruise ships are wonderful vacations for the whole family. However, just like a hotel, it’s often impossible to fit everyone in a single room. Many hotels offer…

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…

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

Porthole Cruise Magazine - July 13, 2018

Enjoy sunrise over a vista of a thousand pagodas, explore remote temples with expert guides, glide along the majestic waterways of Myanmar’s Ayeyarwady River, and take advantage…

What is a Repositioning Cruise?
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What is a Repositioning Cruise?

Porthole Cruise Magazine - July 13, 2018

You could spend all day on a cruise ship and have a ton of fun without even leaving a port. Ships are designed to keep guests happy…

MSC Cruises Announces New Terminal at PortMiami
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MSC Cruises Announces New Terminal at PortMiami

Porthole Cruise Magazine - July 12, 2018

South Florida has long been a hotbed for cruise ships and a new terminal announcement from MSC Cruises looks to continue that legacy in the future. An…

Renewal of Vows Cruise Helping Guests Feel the Love
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Renewal of Vows Cruise Helping Guests Feel the Love

Porthole Cruise Magazine - July 11, 2018

Everyone seems to have advice when it comes to keeping a healthy marriage. Some say never go to bed angry, others say laughter is key. No matter…

Mechanical, Interior Upgrades for <i>Norwegian Breakaway</i>
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Mechanical, Interior Upgrades for Norwegian Breakaway

Porthole Cruise Magazine - July 10, 2018

Cruise ships need some TLC every now and then and for Norwegian Breakaway, the time was right for an upgrade. Refurbishments, which just concluded at Damen Shiprepair…

The Enchantment of Puerto Rico
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The Enchantment of Puerto Rico

Porthole Cruise Magazine - July 10, 2018

Puerto Rico is a one of a kind destination, the ideal place to enjoy your vacation to the fullest. Characterized by its epic mountains, serene beaches, majestic…

Breakdancers and Flying Acrobats Take to the Seas
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Breakdancers and Flying Acrobats Take to the Seas

Porthole Cruise Magazine - July 6, 2018

Cruise ships are constantly pushing the boundaries when it comes to entertainment at sea. For Hapag-Lloyd Cruises, innovative entertainment starts with offering shows to cruise guests which…

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…

The Best Cruises and Travel Tips For Pet Lovers
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The Best Cruises and Travel Tips For Pet Lovers

Porthole Cruise Magazine - July 3, 2018

We all wish we could take our dogs and cats to school or work with us, but did you know you can actually bring your pets on…

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

Porthole Cruise Magazine - 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…

A New Focus on Adventure Expeditions for Seabourn Cruise Line
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A New Focus on Adventure Expeditions for Seabourn Cruise Line

Porthole Cruise Magazine - July 2, 2018

Cruising isn’t just for those looking to relax. There is a new push in the industry for guided expeditions to some of the most unique and untouched…

Millennial Vacations Shifting Towards Cruising
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Millennial Vacations Shifting Towards Cruising

Porthole Cruise Magazine - June 30, 2018

When millennials put down their avocados long enough to plan a vacation, a growing number of them are skipping the music festivals and backpacking tours for something…

Carnival’s Newest West Coast Cruise Itineraries
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Carnival’s Newest West Coast Cruise Itineraries

Porthole Cruise Magazine - June 29, 2018

When people think about the West Coast, it’s usually movie stars, great weather and all the fish tacos you can eat. Carnival Cruise Lines is hoping to…

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

Porthole Cruise Magazine - 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…

You No Longer Have to Limit Your Cruise By Port (In South Florida)
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You No Longer Have to Limit Your Cruise By Port (In South Florida)

Porthole Cruise Magazine - June 27, 2018

South Florida does it big, there’s no doubt about that. But did you know the distance between West Palm Beach and Miami just got a lot smaller?…

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

Porthole Cruise Magazine - 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…

P&O Britannia Premieres Newest Show: Astonishing
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P&O Britannia Premieres Newest Show: Astonishing

Porthole Cruise Magazine - June 25, 2018

I was kindly invited to the Celebrity Premiere of Stephen Mulhern and Jonathan Wilkes’  Astonishing by the gracious and thoughtful PR team at P&O Cruises. Staring down at the invitation that…

Is a Cruise Ship Onboard Spa Pass Worth It?
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Is a Cruise Ship Onboard Spa Pass Worth It?

Porthole Cruise Magazine - June 25, 2018

To buy the spa pass or not to buy the spa pass? For smart cruisers, that's an easy question to answer! When my wife and I took…

Cruise Terminal Upgraded in Anticipation of <i>Celebrity Edge</I>
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Cruise Terminal Upgraded in Anticipation of Celebrity Edge

Porthole Cruise Magazine - June 22, 2018

Celebrity Cruises is always trying to amaze their guests on board their cruise ships, but thanks to a newly designed Port Everglades Terminal 25, they’re doing it…

Cruise Deal of the Week – June 22, 2018
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Cruise Deal of the Week – June 22, 2018

Porthole Cruise Magazine - June 22, 2018

With the official start of summer comes the official start of the best cruise deals. For those looking to explore a tropical paradise, Bahamas Paradise Cruise Lines…

An Epic Farewell for <i>Saga Sapphire</i>
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An Epic Farewell for Saga Sapphire

Porthole Cruise Magazine - June 21, 2018

It’s not easy to say goodbye, but as part of Saga Cruises’ fleet renewal program, it’s all part of the plan. Saga Sapphire, which has been sailing…

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…

A Star of Stage and Screen Crossing with Cunard Line
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A Star of Stage and Screen Crossing with Cunard Line

Porthole Cruise Magazine - June 20, 2018

Set sail on Cunard Line’s famous Queen Mary 2 next January and you may see more than just stars in the sky. Famed actor of the stage…

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…

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

Porthole Cruise Magazine - June 18, 2018

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

How To Eat Healthy on a Cruise Vacation
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How To Eat Healthy on a Cruise Vacation

Porthole Cruise Magazine - June 18, 2018

Cruise aficionados say that one of the best parts of a cruise vacation is the 24/7 buffets. The endless, bountiful, and decadent array of dining options is enough to…

From Sky to Sea, Viking Orion Named by NASA Astronaut
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From Sky to Sea, Viking Orion Named by NASA Astronaut

Porthole Cruise Magazine - June 15, 2018

For NASA astronaut Dr. Anna Fisher, exploration is just part of the job. As a veteran of NASA’s Discovery space programs and the first mother to ever…

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

Porthole Cruise Magazine - 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…

Royal Caribbean Improves Luxury With Silversea Cruises Purchase
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Royal Caribbean Improves Luxury With Silversea Cruises Purchase

Porthole Cruise Magazine - June 14, 2018

What does $1 billion buy you these days? How about an entire cruise line with nine luxury ships operating all around the world. That’s exactly what Royal…

Cruise Line Offers Free High Speed Internet to Crew
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Cruise Line Offers Free High Speed Internet to Crew

Porthole Cruise Magazine - June 12, 2018

Crew members on board Bahamas Paradise Cruise Line can now stay connected to their friends and family at home thanks to complimentary high speed internet and cruise…

Sophia Loren Highlights Glitzy Christening for <i>MSC Seaview</i>
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Sophia Loren Highlights Glitzy Christening for MSC Seaview

Porthole Cruise Magazine - June 12, 2018

When MSC Cruises needs to bring the style, they only have one call to make. Over the weekend, they celebrated the christening of their newest ship, MSC…

Remembering an Iconic Cruise Ship Image
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Remembering an Iconic Cruise Ship Image

Porthole Cruise Magazine - June 11, 2018

For Captain Kevin Oprey, sailing is life. From his boyhood in Southampton to his first job at 17 with the Pacific Steam Navigation Company, Captain Oprey has…

Cruise Deal of the Week – June 8, 2018
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Cruise Deal of the Week – June 8, 2018

Porthole Cruise Magazine - June 8, 2018

Where else in the world can you jet ski past volcanic islands, snorkel through coral reefs then watch authentic fire dancers while enjoying a meal of fire…

Jools Holland Brings the Music, Good Eats to Saga Cruises
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Jools Holland Brings the Music, Good Eats to Saga Cruises

Porthole Cruise Magazine - June 6, 2018

When it comes to tickling the ivory, few come close to legendary pianist Jools Holland. Saga Cruises, a luxury British cruise line, is bringing Mr. Holland and…

Travel Tips: Skip the Lines with Cruise Ship Priority Check In
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Travel Tips: Skip the Lines with Cruise Ship Priority Check In

Porthole Cruise Magazine - June 5, 2018

Waiting in line is the worst, especially when you’re so close to starting your vacation. Embarkment day aboard a cruise ship is a fun and exciting experience,…

Windstar Cruises Expands Late-Night Fun for Passengers
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Porthole Cruise Magazine - June 4, 2018

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Porthole Cruise Magazine - May 31, 2018

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Porthole Cruise Magazine - May 30, 2018

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Porthole Cruise Magazine - May 25, 2018

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Guy Fieri, Queen Latifah Start the Party at Carnival Horizon Christening

Porthole Cruise Magazine - May 24, 2018

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Porthole Cruise Magazine - May 22, 2018

Down, set….CRUISE! The Miami Dolphins Cheerleaders took to the high seas with MSC Cruises for their annual photo shoot featuring some of the most beautiful locations in…

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Porthole Cruise Magazine - May 21, 2018

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Porthole Cruise Magazine - May 21, 2018

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Porthole Cruise Magazine - May 17, 2018

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Porthole Cruise Magazine - May 16, 2018

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Porthole Cruise Magazine - May 16, 2018

A million-dollar makeover for Royal Caribbean’s Independence of the Seas has guests jumping for joy, literally. The new Sky Pad, a virtual reality bungee trampoline experience, is…

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Porthole Cruise Magazine - May 15, 2018

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Porthole Cruise Magazine - May 15, 2018

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Into the Heart of Cascadia: Cruising the Pacific Northwest

Porthole Cruise Magazine - May 14, 2018

Home to slumbering volcanoes, lush forests, and rolling rivers, the Pacific Northwest is an intrepid soul’s paradise. Those looking to explore one of America’s most unique regions…

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Porthole Cruise Magazine - May 14, 2018

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The Holy Ganges: An India River Cruise Adventure

Porthole Cruise Magazine - May 14, 2018

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Porthole Cruise Magazine - May 11, 2018

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Porthole Cruise Magazine - May 11, 2018

Sailing in style and luxury has never been more affordable thanks to the great new Princess Cruise deal Landmark Sale on summer 2019 cruises. This deal isn’t limited…

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Porthole Cruise Magazine - May 11, 2018

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Porthole Cruise Magazine - May 9, 2018

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Norwegian Sun Embarks on Inaugural Voyage To Cuba
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Porthole Cruise Magazine - May 9, 2018

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Chills and Thrills with Hurtigruten

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Carnival Helping At-Risk Teens Through the Power of Music
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Porthole Cruise Magazine - May 7, 2018

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Set Sail with the Latest Cruise Fashions from Chanel
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Porthole Cruise Magazine - May 4, 2018

Fashion giant Chanel unveiled their Cruise fashions 2018/2019 in the most literal way possible; with an actual cruise ship.  [caption id="attachment_40332" align="alignleft" width="190"] Chanel Creative Director Karl Lagerfeld[/caption]…

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Travelers can save big this week thanks to Royal Caribbean International’s latest cruise deal; the WOW Sale. Book a trip with Royal Caribbean today and get 50%…

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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…

3 Reasons to Take a Cruise This Mother’s Day
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3 Reasons to Take a Cruise This Mother’s Day

Porthole Cruise Magazine - May 3, 2018

She helped you with your homework and tucked you in at night. Her kindness brought you soup when you were sick and cheered you on from the sidelines…

Next Stop Flavortown: Guy Fieri Teams With Carnival Cruise Line
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Porthole Cruise Magazine - May 2, 2018

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Around the World in 245 Days With Viking Cruises (VIDEO)
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Porthole Cruise Magazine - May 2, 2018

All due respect to Jules Verne, but 80 days isn’t nearly enough time for a world cruise. Thanks to Viking Cruises, intrepid vacationers can now spend the…

Bionic Bartenders Are Mixing Up a Good Time for Royal Caribbean (VIDEO)
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Porthole Cruise Magazine - May 1, 2018

With speed, accuracy, and precision, the bartenders at Bionic Bar mix up unique cocktails for thirsty guests. How they got so good at their job aboard Royal…

MSC Cruises Kicks off European Season with New Ships and Itineraries
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Porthole Cruise Magazine - May 1, 2018

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Princess Cruises Unveils New Features and Upgrades on Sapphire Princess
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Princess Cruises Unveils New Features and Upgrades on Sapphire Princess

Porthole Cruise Magazine - March 28, 2018

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MSC Cruises Introduces Voice-Enabled Personal Assistant
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MSC Cruises Introduces Voice-Enabled Personal Assistant

Porthole Cruise Magazine - March 22, 2018

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Lindblad Expeditions Names First Polar Ship <i>National Geographic Endurance</i>
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Lindblad Expeditions Names First Polar Ship National Geographic Endurance

Porthole Cruise Magazine - March 19, 2018

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Silversea’s <i>Silver Spirit</i> Gets Cut in Two and Lengthened
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Silversea’s Silver Spirit Gets Cut in Two and Lengthened

Porthole Cruise Magazine - March 13, 2018

A great spectacle of naval engineering, Silversea’s Silver Spirit has been cut in two at Fincantieri Shipyard in Palermo, Italy, as part of her planned lengthening. A prebuilt 15-meter…

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Popular On-Air Personality Elvis Duran Named Godfather for Norwegian Bliss

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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…

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Porthole Cruise Magazine - August 15, 2017

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Porthole Cruise Magazine - June 29, 2017

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Modern-day exploration aboard American Empress By Steve Leland I'd had Tina Turner belting out “Proud Mary” in my head since first planning this cruise adventure through the…

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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…

New Ships on Horizon for Holland America and Princess
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New Ships on Horizon for Carnival Corporation Cruise News - Jan. 19, 2017 Carnival Corporation has announced that it has signed a memorandum of agreement with Italian…

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Royal Caribbean Seeks Hometown Hero for Harmony Godmother

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Royal Caribbean Seeks Hometown Hero for Godmother of Harmony of the Seas Cruise News - September 9, 2016 Royal Caribbean International has launched a contest to honor…

Princess Cruises Unveils Designs and Key Features for Majestic Princess
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Cruise Ship Review: Carnival Vista
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Porthole Cruise Magazine - August 23, 2016

Carnival Vista takes cruisers to new horizons By Lynn and Cele Seldon Carnival Vista might be described as a blushing bride, in that she brings something old,…

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Porthole Cruise News Briefs - July 29, 2016 Crystal Cruises has unveiled a patriotic 14-day fall voyage aboard Crystal Serenity that visits more than a dozen iconic…

Norwegian Cruise Line Unveils Hull Art for China-Based Ship | Cruise News – July 27, 2016
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Porthole Cruise News Briefs - Jun. 24, 2016 River operator Tauck welcomed the newest ship to their fleet, ms Joy, in a christening on the Danube River…

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Porthole Cruise News Briefs – Jun. 17, 2016 * The American Queen Steamboat Company has announced a series of 9-day holiday sailings on the Lower Mississippi, which…

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Cruise Deal of the Week – Jun. 17, 2016 MSC Cruises is offering two short cruises on MSC Divina with prices starting from $279. They’re departing soon…

Aqua Expeditions Announces Third Boat on the Amazon | Cruise News – Jun. 16, 2016
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Aqua Expeditions Announces Third Boat on the Amazon Cruise News - Jun. 16, 2016 In line with its aggressive growth strategy, Aqua Expeditions announced it will start construction in December…

Holland America Line Collaborates with Top Sushi Chef Andy Matsuda | Cruise News – Jun. 14, 2016
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Porthole Cruise News Briefs - Jun. 10, 2016 * Celebrity Cruises has announced the names (and photos, above) of their new Galapagos Islands ships: Celebrity Xperience and…

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Cruise Deal of the Week - Jun. 10, 2016 Until July 6, Princess Cruises is holding “Red, White & Blue Sale” with cruises departing from North America…

Viking Ocean Cruises Announces 10 New Itineraries, More Than 30 New Ports | Cruise News – Jun. 10, 2016
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Viking Ocean Cruises Announces 10 New Itineraries, More Than 30 New Ports | Cruise News – Jun. 10, 2016

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Victory Cruise Lines to Sail Canada and Great Lakes, Florida-to-Cuba Cruises | Cruise News – Jun. 8, 2016
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Victory Cruise Lines to Sail Canada and Great Lakes, Florida-to-Cuba Cruises | Cruise News – Jun. 8, 2016

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New Cruise Line to Sail Canada and Great Lakes, Florida-to-Cuba Cruises Cruise News - Jun. 8, 2016 A new cruise line is set to begin sailing from…

Holland America Celebrates Grand Opening of Denali Square in Alaska | Cruise News – Jun. 7, 2016
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Holland America Celebrates Grand Opening of Denali Square in Alaska | Cruise News – Jun. 7, 2016

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Holland America Celebrates Grand Opening of Denali Square in Alaska Cruise News - Jun. 7, 2016 Guests on Holland America Line’s Alaska Land+Sea Journeys can now experience…

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Porthole Cruise News Briefs - Jun. 3, 2016 Disney Cruise Line has announced some of the enhancements awaiting Disney Wonder during the ship’s refurbishment this fall, including…

Norwegian Cruise Line Unveils New Amenities at Great Stirrup Cay | Cruise News – June 2, 2016
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Norwegian Cruise Line Unveils New Amenities at Great Stirrup Cay | Cruise News – June 2, 2016

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Legend of the Seas to Depart Royal Caribbean Fleet | Cruise News – June 2, 2016
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Legend of the Seas to Depart Royal Caribbean Fleet Cruise News - Jun. 2, 2016 Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. announced that it has entered into an agreement…

MSC Cruises Launches Private Island Destination Off Abu Dhabi | Cruise News – Jun. 1, 2016
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MSC Cruises Launches Private Island Destination Off Abu Dhabi | Cruise News – Jun. 1, 2016

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Carnival Shares Famous Guy Fieri Burger Recipe | Cruise News – National Hamburger Day, May 28, 2016
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Carnival Shares Famous Guy Fieri Burger Recipe | Cruise News – National Hamburger Day, May 28, 2016

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Carnival Shares Famous Guy Fieri Burger Recipe Cruise News - National Hamburger Day, May 28, 2016 Carnival Cruise Line is celebrating National Hamburger Day by providing hungry…

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Porthole Cruise News Briefs – May 27, 2016 Travelers aboard Crystal Esprit’s voyages in the Seychelles will now be able to extend their vacations with an “Extended…

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Cruise Deal of the Week - May 27, 2016 American Queen Steamboat Company is offering a special Memorial Day sale in honor of those who served in…

Princess Cruises Debuts Behind-the-Scenes Documentary | Cruise News – May 26, 2016
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Princess Cruises Debuts Behind-the-Scenes Documentary | Cruise News – May 26, 2016

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Princess Cruises Debuts Behind-the-Scenes Documentary of Its New Musical Revue Cruise News - May 26, 2016 Last fall, Princess Cruises announced a new musical revue titled Magic to Do, from the Oscar-, Grammy-, and Tony…

Andrea Bocelli to perform as Princess Charlene of Monaco christens Seven Seas Explorer| Cruise News – May 25, 2016
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Andrea Bocelli to perform as Princess Charlene of Monaco christens Seven Seas Explorer| Cruise News – May 25, 2016

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Andrea Bocelli to perform as Princess Charlene of Monaco christens Seven Seas Explorer Cruise News - May 25, 2016 Regent Seven Seas Cruises has announced that its…

American Cruise Lines names new ship American Constellation | Cruise News – May 23, 2016
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American Cruise Lines names new ship American Constellation | Cruise News – May 23, 2016

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American Cruise Lines names new ship American Constellation Cruise News - May 23, 2016 American Cruise Lines has announced that its upcoming ship, now under construction at…

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PortholeTV brings you a look at the exciting christening ceremony of Norwegian Cruise Line's brand-new Norwegian Escape, which took place November 9, 2015, at PortMiami. Hear from the…

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Cruise Deal of the Week - May 20, 2016 Through May 31, 2016, boutique river cruise line Uniworld is offering savings from $1,600 to $3,950 on select…

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Porthole Cruise News Briefs - May 20, 2016 * Regent Seven Seas Cruises has announced a 2018 world voyage showcasing destinations across the Southern Hemisphere. The 137-night…

Holland America Line’s Koningsdam is Christened in Rotterdam | Cruise News – May 20, 2016
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Holland America Line’s Koningsdam is Christened in Rotterdam | Cruise News – May 20, 2016

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Holland America Line’s Koningsdam Christened in Rotterdam Cruise News - May 20, 2016 Her Majesty Queen Máxima of the Netherlands christened Holland America Line’s new Pinnacle-class ship, ms…

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

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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…

MSC Seaside’s First Sailings Now Open for Booking | Cruise News – May 16, 2016
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MSC Seaside’s First Sailings Now Open for Booking | Cruise News – May 16, 2016

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MSC Seaside’s First Sailings Now Open for Booking Cruise News - May 16, 2016 The Grand Voyage for the revolutionary MSC Seaside — MSC Cruises’ next-generation cruise ship debuting…

Cruise Deal of the Week – May 13, 2016
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Cruise Deal of the Week – May 13, 2016

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Cruise Deal of the Week - May 13, 2016 The American Queen Steamboat Company is offering an early booking discount of up to $1,000 per stateroom on…

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Porthole Cruise News Briefs – May 13, 2016

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Porthole Cruise News Briefs – May 13, 2016 This week, Carnival Valor left dry dock with a host of new dining and drinking spaces, including Guy’s Burger…

MSC Cruises’ SeaSide Salute
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MSC Cruises’ SeaSide Salute

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MSC Cruises' SeaSide Salute On November 11, 2015, MSC Cruises hosted a special evening at the Perez Art Museum Miami to honor veterans as well as welcome MSC…

Harmony of the Seas, the Newest “World’s Largest Cruise Ship,” Is Delivered | Cruise News – May 12, 2016
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Harmony of the Seas, the Newest “World’s Largest Cruise Ship,” Is Delivered | Cruise News – May 12, 2016

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Harmony of the Seas, the Newest “World’s Largest Cruise Ship,” Is Delivered Cruise News - May 12, 2016 Royal Caribbean International today honored the crew and project team…

Abercrombie & Kent Announces New Cuba by Land & Sea Cruise
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Abercrombie & Kent Announces New Cuba by Land & Sea Cruise

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Abercrombie & Kent Announces New Cuba by Land & Sea Cruise Cruise News - May 11, 2016 Abercrombie & Kent, which has been offering people-to-people travel to…

Cruise Deal of the Week – May 6, 2016
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Cruise Deal of the Week – May 6, 2016

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Cruise Deal of the Week – May 6, 2016 As a tribute to the military, Carnival is offering active and retired members of the U.S. and Canadian…

Porthole Cruise News Briefs – May 6, 2016
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Porthole Cruise News Briefs – May 6, 2016   * Viking Ocean Cruises has welcomed its second ship, Viking Sea, at a christening on the Thames River…

Princess Cruises Unveils Club Class Mini-Suites | Cruise News – May 4, 2016
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Princess Cruises Unveils Club Class Mini-Suites | Cruise News – May 4, 2016

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Princess Cruises Unveils Club Class Mini-Suite Stateroom Category Cruise News - May 4, 2016 Princess Cruises’ has announced a new premium stateroom category that features VIP amenities and…

Viking Announces World Cruise for Its Fourth Ocean Ship | Cruise News – May 3, 2016
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Viking Announces World Cruise for Its Fourth Ocean Ship | Cruise News – May 3, 2016

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Viking Announces World Cruise for Its Fourth Ocean Ship Cruise News - May 3, 2016 Just days before its second ship, Viking Sea, is christened in Greenwich on…

Cruise Deal of the Week – Apr. 29, 2016
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Cruise Deal of the Week – Apr. 29, 2016

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Cruise Deal of the Week – Apr. 29, 2016 Star Clippers has a special deal for solo travelers on select Mediterranean, Caribbean and Asia sailings in 2016…

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Porthole Cruise News Briefs – Apr. 29, 2016 * You can bike and cruise down the Danube now that boutique river operator Uniworld has partnered with active…

Carnival Cruise Line Takes Delivery of Carnival Vista | Cruise News – Apr. 28, 2016
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Carnival Cruise Line Takes Delivery of Carnival Vista | Cruise News – Apr. 28, 2016

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Carnival Cruise Line Takes Delivery of Carnival Vista Cruise News - Apr. 28, 2016 At a traditional maritime handover ceremony held earlier today at the Fincantieri shipyard…

Oceania Cruises Christens Newest Ship, Sirena | Cruise News – Apr. 27, 2016
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Oceania Cruises Christens Newest Ship, Sirena | Cruise News – Apr. 27, 2016

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Oceania Cruises Christens Newest Ship, Oceania Sirena Cruise News - Apr. 27, 2016 Oceania Cruises has officially welcomed its newest ship, Sirena, into the fleet with a christening ceremony…

Hurtigruten to Build New Explorer Ships for Adventure Travel | Cruise News – Apr. 25, 2016
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Hurtigruten to Build New Explorer Ships for Adventure Travel | Cruise News – Apr. 25, 2016

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Hurtigruten to Build New Explorer Ships for Adventure Travel Cruise News - Apr. 25, 2016 Norwegian exploration travel company Hurtigruten has signed a letter of intent for…

Cruise Deal of the Week – Apr. 22, 2016
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Cruise Deal of the Week – Apr. 22, 2016

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Cruise Deal of the Week - Apr. 22, 2016 Holland America Line is celebrating its anniversary with a sale offering discounts of up to $1,000 per stateroom…

Porthole Cruise News Briefs – Apr. 22, 2016
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Porthole Cruise News Briefs - Apr. 22, 2016 * Carnival Corporation has announced that its social impact brand Fathom will be sailing as planned to Cuba, thanks…

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

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

MSC Cruises Reveals More Modern Details of MSC Seaside | Cruise News – Apr. 21, 2016
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MSC Cruises Reveals More Modern Details of MSC Seaside | Cruise News – Apr. 21, 2016

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MSC Cruises Reveals More Modern Details of MSC Seaside Cruise News - Apr. 21, 2016 MSC Cruises has marked an important milestone in the building of MSC Seaside with the celebration…

Queen Máxima Named Godmother  of ms Koningsdam | Cruise News – Apr. 18, 2016
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Queen Máxima Named Godmother of ms Koningsdam | Cruise News – Apr. 18, 2016

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Queen Máxima of the Netherlands Named Godmother of Holland America Line’s ms Koningsdam Cruise News - Apr. 18, 2016 Holland America Line’s tradition will continue when Her Majesty Queen…

Porthole Cruise News Briefs – Apr. 15, 2016
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Porthole Cruise News Briefs - Apr. 15, 2016 * Cunard Line has partnered with “the auction house to the stars,” Julien’s Auctions, to showcase items from the…

Cruise Deal of the Week – Apr. 15, 2016
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Cruise Deal of the Week - Apr. 15, 2016 Regent Seven Seas Cruises, the luxury line that prides itself on inclusive experiences (like free wine, free unlimited…

Royal Caribbean Announces Ovation of the Seas’ Godmother, Art Collection | Cruise News – Apr. 13, 2016
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Royal Caribbean Announces Ovation of the Seas’ Godmother, Art Collection | Cruise News – Apr. 13, 2016

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Royal Caribbean Announces Ovation of the Seas’ Godmother, Plus An 11,000-Piece Art Collection Cruise News - Apr. 13, 2016 Royal Caribbean International has announced that internationally acclaimed…

Windstar Cruises to Offer 20 Private Events in Europe | Cruise News – Apr. 12, 2016
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Windstar Cruises to Offer 20 Private Events in Europe | Cruise News – Apr. 12, 2016

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Windstar Cruises to Offer 20 Private Events in Europe Cruise News - Apr. 12, 2016 Windstar Cruises has announced 11 new Private Events in Europe for 2016: six…

Cruise Deal of the Week – Apr. 8, 2016
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Cruise Deal of the Week - Apr. 8, 2016 River-cruise operator AmaWaterways has launched a limited-time offer for 40 percent off Christmas Markets and New Year’s cruises…

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Porthole Cruise News Briefs - Apr. 8, 2016 * Princess Cruises has reached an agreement with Fincantieri to build two new ships, entering into service in 2019…

Royal Caribbean Unveils Overnight Adventures | Cruise News – Apr. 7, 2015
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Royal Caribbean Unveils Overnight Adventures | Cruise News – Apr. 7, 2015

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Royal Caribbean Unveils Overnight Adventures in Various Destinations Cruise News - Apr. 7, 2016 Royal Caribbean International has uncovered new adventurous experiences in some of the world’s most…

MSC Cruises Expands Fleet | Cruise News – Apr. 6, 2016
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MSC Cruises Expands Fleet | Cruise News – Apr. 6, 2016

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MSC Cruises Announces Plan to Build 11 New Ships by 2026 Cruise News - Apr. 6, 2016 MSC Cruises has announced that it has signed a letter…

Star Clippers Announces Culinary Theme Cruises | Cruise News – Apr. 5, 2016
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Star Clippers Announces Culinary Theme Cruises | Cruise News – Apr. 5, 2016

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Star Clippers Announces Culinary Theme Cruises Cruise News - Apr. 5, 2016 Tall-ship sailing specialist Star Clippers has announced a series of culinary-themed voyages for 2016 that feature…

Cruise Deal of the Week – April 1, 2016
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Take advantage of Viking Ocean Cruises’ 2017 early booking discount, which features 2-FOR-1 cruise fares plus up to $2,000 off air per couple for a variety of itineraries…

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Porthole Cruise News Briefs – April 1, 2016   Holland America Line has taken delivery of ms Koningsdam, officially making it the first Pinnacle-Class ship in the fleet. Koningsdam’s official…

Norwegian Joy’s Race Track | Cruise News – Mar. 31, 2016
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Norwegian Joy’s Race Track | Cruise News – Mar. 31, 2016

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Norwegian Joy to Bring First Race Track at Sea Norwegian Cruise Line has revealed features and amenities for its upcoming ship, Norwegian Joy 喜悦号 (Xǐ Yuè Hào), which was designed…

Windstar Cruises Names Its First Female — and First Black — Captain | Cruise News – Mar. 29, 2016
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Windstar Cruises Names Its First Female — and First Black — Captain | Cruise News – Mar. 29, 2016

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Cruise News - Mar. 29, 2016 Windstar Cruises made history by naming Belinda Bennett as captain of MSY Wind Star, becoming the line’s first female — and…

Carnival Brews Craft Beer On Board | Cruise News – Mar. 29, 2016
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Carnival Brews Craft Beer On Board | Cruise News – Mar. 29, 2016

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Carnival Brews Craft Beer On Board Cruise News - Mar. 29, 2016 Guests on Carnival Vista will be able to raise a pint of one of three…

Porthole Cruise News Briefs – Mar. 25, 2016
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Viking Orders New Ships, Celebrates Legacy Cruise News - Mar. 25, 2016 It’s been a busy week for Viking Cruises. Its third ocean-going ship, Viking Sky, celebrated…

Princess Cruises Plays Travel Matchmaker | Cruise News – Mar. 23, 2016
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Princess Cruises Plays Travel Matchmaker | Cruise News – Mar. 23, 2016

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Princess Cruises Plays Travel Matchmaker with “Places to Sea” Cruise News - Mar. 23, 2016 Princess Cruises debuted a new interactive mobile experience, “Places to Sea,” a swipe-to-like…

Fathom Granted Approval to Cruise to Cuba | Cruise News – Mar. 21, 2016
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Fathom Granted Approval to Cruise to Cuba | Cruise News – Mar. 21, 2016

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Carnival Corporation’s Fathom Granted Approval to Cruise from the U.S. to Cuba Cruise News - Mar. 21, 2016 Carnival Corporation announced that it has received approval from…

Porthole Cruise News Briefs – Mar. 18, 2016
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Porthole Cruise News Briefs - Mar. 18, 2016 Japan’s largest cruise organization, Peace Boat, introduced the world’s most sustainable cruise ship, Ecoship, at the Seatrade Cruise Global…

Cruise Deal of the Week – Mar. 18, 2016
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Cruise Deal of the Week - Mar. 18, 2016 Celebrity Cruises is having a Spring Sale, offering fares from $799 with free drinks and up to $300…

Norwegian Cruise Line Unveils Harvest Caye | Cruise News – Mar. 16, 2016
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Norwegian Cruise Line Unveils Harvest Caye | Cruise News – Mar. 16, 2016

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Norwegian Cruise Line Unveils Harvest Caye Cruise News - Mar. 16, 2016 Norwegian Cruise Line today revealed details of its upcoming destination Harvest Caye, a development designed…

MSC Partners with Celebrity Chef Roy Yamaguchi | Cruise News – Mar. 16, 2016
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MSC Partners with Celebrity Chef Roy Yamaguchi | Cruise News – Mar. 16, 2016

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MSC Partners with Celebrity Chef Roy Yamaguchi Cruise News – Mar. 16, 2016 Swiss-based MSC Cruises, the world’s largest privately owned cruise company, has announced a new…

Crystal Cruises Builds World’s Largest Megayacht
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Crystal Cruises Builds World’s Largest Megayacht

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Cruise News – Mar. 15, 2016 Luxury leaders Crystal Cruises are building the world’s first purpose-built polar-class megayacht, a 600-foot, 100-suite ship named Crystal Endeavour, the line…

Celebrity Cruises to Increase Galapagos Sailings with Purchase of Two Ships- Mar. 14, 2016
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Celebrity Cruises to Increase Galapagos Sailings with Purchase of Two Ships Cruise News – Mar. 14, 2016 Celebrity Cruises has announced the planned acquisition of award-winning Galápagos Islands…

Cruise Deal of the Week – Mar. 11, 2016
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Cruise Deal of the Week - Mar. 11, 2016 Star Clippers is offering a 50 percent discount on airfare with its new “Fly and Sail” packages, starting…

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Porthole Cruise News Briefs - Mar. 11, 2016 * Art lovers will be flocking to Hapag-Lloyd Cruises’ luxury ship Europa2 this September and in 2017 for “art2sea”…

Regent Names Its First Female Captain | Cruise News – Mar. 11, 2016
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Regent Names Its First Female Captain | Cruise News – Mar. 11, 2016

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Regent Seven Seas Cruises Names Its First Female Captain Cruise News - Mar. 11, 2016 Regent Seven Seas Cruises has become the latest cruise line to welcome its…

Royal Caribbean Unveils Private Journeys on Shore| Cruise News – Mar. 9, 2016
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Royal Caribbean Unveils Private Journeys on Shore| Cruise News – Mar. 9, 2016

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Royal Caribbean Unveils Private Journeys on Shore Cruise News - Mar. 9, 2016 Adding to Royal Caribbean International’s close to 3,000 shore excursions worldwide, guests can now…

Country Music Star Sam Hunt, Comedians Chris Tucker and Jim Gaffigan added to Carnival LIVE 2016 lineup | Cruise News – Mar. 7, 2016
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Country Music Star Sam Hunt, Comedians Chris Tucker and Jim Gaffigan added to Carnival LIVE 2016 lineup | Cruise News – Mar. 7, 2016

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Country Music Star Sam Hunt, Comedians Chris Tucker and Jim Gaffigan Added to Carnival LIVE 2016 Lineup Cruise News - Mar. 7, 2016 Carnival Cruise Line has…

Porthole Cruise News Briefs – March 4, 2016
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Porthole Cruise News Briefs - March 4, 2016 The new, 400-foot floating dock at Icy Strait Point, the Alaska Native–owned and –operated cruise ship destination along the…

Cruise Deal of the Week – March 4, 2016
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Cruise Deal of the Week - March 4, 2016 Princess Cruises is putting “Summer on Sale” for some of its most popular destinations, offering up to 50…

Carnival Cruise Line Bartender Wins Bacardí Legacy Cruise Competition | Cruise News – March 4, 2016
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Carnival Cruise Line Bartender Wins Bacardí Legacy Cruise Competition | Cruise News – March 4, 2016

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Carnival Cruise Line Bartender Wins Bacardí Legacy Cruise Competition Cruise News - March 4, 2016 Carnival Cruise Line bartender Miroslav Kljajic, who’ll you’ll normally find serving cocktails…

Disney Cruise Line Adds Two Ships | Cruise News – March 3, 2016
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Disney Cruise Line Adds Two Ships | Cruise News – March 3, 2016

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Disney Cruise Line to Build Two More Ships Cruise News - March 3, 2016 The Walt Disney Company announced plans today to build two additional cruise ships…

MSC Cruises Introduces New Wellness Experience | Cruise News – March 3, 2016
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MSC Cruises Introduces New Wellness Experience | Cruise News – March 3, 2016

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MSC Cruises Introduces New Wellness Experience Cruise News - March 3, 2016 In response to a strong, growing demand for wellness travel, MSC Cruises is introducing an…

Six Viking Longships Christened in Amsterdam |Cruise News – March 2, 2016
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Six Viking Longships Christened in Amsterdam |Cruise News – March 2, 2016

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Six Viking Longships Christened in Amsterdam Cruise News – Mar. 2, 2016 Viking River Cruises, just two years after setting a Guinness World Record for the most…

Norwegian Cruise Line names new Chinese-market ship Norwegian Joy | Cruise News – Feb. 29, 2016
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Norwegian Cruise Line names new Chinese-market ship Norwegian Joy | Cruise News – Feb. 29, 2016

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Norwegian Cruise Line names new Chinese-market ship Norwegian Joy Cruise News - Feb. 29, 2016 Norwegian Cruise Line has unveiled the English and Chinese names for its…

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Porthole Cruise News Briefs – Feb. 26, 2016 Actor, singer, and cruiser Carlos PenaVega is celebrating the opening of the hit Broadway musical Grease on Harmony of…

Cruise Deal of the Week – Feb. 26, 2016
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Cruise Deal of the Week – Feb. 26, 2016 To celebrate the re-launch of 6-year-old flagship Victoria Jenna, luxury river line Victoria Cruises is offering a two-for-one…

Disney Introduces New Dishes to Its Palo Menu | Cruise News – Feb. 25, 2016
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Disney Introduces New Dishes to Its Palo Menu | Cruise News – Feb. 25, 2016

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Disney Introduces New Dishes to Palo Menu Cruise News - Feb. 25, 2016 Disney Cruise Line’s signature adults-only restaurant, Palo, will soon feature new menu items that…

Carnival Magic Gets New Restaurants and Bars | Cruise News – Feb. 23, 2016
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Carnival Magic Gets New Restaurants and Bars | Cruise News – Feb. 23, 2016

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Carnival Magic Gets New Restaurants and Bars Cruise News – Feb. 23, 2016 As part of a multimillion-dollar renovation, the 130,000-ton Carnival Magic will be adding new…

Cruise Deal of the Week – Feb. 19, 2016
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Cruise Deal of the Week – Feb. 19, 2016 American Cruise Lines have lowered prices on their Columbia and Snake Rivers itineraries aboard the paddlewheeler Queen of…

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Porthole Cruise News Briefs - Feb. 19, 2016 Norwegian Cruise Line is changing entertainment offerings aboard Norwegian Escape and Norwegian Getaway. The 80s-teen-film tribute For the Record:…

Cruise Ship Review: Norwegian Escape
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Meet Norwegian Escape, the cruise line’s newest and largest ship. By Theresa Russell A godfather you say? How many ships have a godfather? But there we were…

Princess “Cooks Your Catch” on Alaska Cruises | Cruise News – Feb. 18, 2016
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Princess “Cooks Your Catch” on Alaska Cruises | Cruise News – Feb. 18, 2016

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Princess “Cooks Your Catch” on Alaska Cruises Cruise News - Feb. 18, 2016 Princess Cruises has launched “Cook My Catch,” an exclusive culinary experience offering guests the ability to…

Carnival Cruise Line Kicks Off Yearlong Wheel of Fortune Celebration | Cruise News – Feb. 16, 2016
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Carnival Cruise Line Kicks Off Yearlong Wheel of Fortune Celebration | Cruise News – Feb. 16, 2016

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Carnival Cruise Line Kicks Off Yearlong Wheel of Fortune Celebration Cruise News - Feb. 16, 2016 Carnival Cruise Line and International Game Technology (IGT) have partnered to…

Porthole Cruise News Briefs – Feb. 12, 2016
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Porthole Cruise News Briefs - Feb. 12, 2016 Cruisers aboard Hurtigruten’s MS Midnatsol will have spectacular photo opportunities, thanks to complimentary photography and digital media classes while…

Cruise Deal of the Week – Feb. 12, 2016
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Cruise Deal of the Week - Feb. 12, 2016 Just in time for Valentine’s Day, Azamara Club Cruises is offering a flash sale of stateroom upgrades on…

Renowned Photographer to Display Cunard History on Queen Mary 2 | Cruise News – Feb. 11, 2015
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Renowned Photographer to Display Cunard History on Queen Mary 2 Cruise News - Feb. 11, 2015 Cunard Line’s former office buildings are to become an integral part…

Princess Cruises Debuts New Livery on Majestic Princess | Cruise News – Feb. 8, 2016
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Princess Cruises Debuts New Livery on Majestic Princess | Cruise News – Feb. 8, 2016

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Princess Cruises Debuts New Livery on Majestic Princess Cruise News - Feb. 8, 2016 Princess Cruises announced today, on Chinese New Year, that Majestic Princess (盛世公主号), the…

Porthole Cruise News Briefs – Feb. 5, 2016
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Porthole Cruise News Briefs – Feb. 5, 2016

Porthole Cruise Magazine - February 5, 2016

Porthole Cruise News Briefs – Feb. 5 2016 Princess Cruises has announced that Captain Dino Sagani will serve as master of Majestic Princess (盛世公主号), the new ship…

Cruise Deals of the Week – Feb. 5, 2016
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Cruise Deals of the Week – Feb. 5, 2016

Porthole Cruise Magazine - February 5, 2016

Cruise Deals of the Week – Feb. 5, 2016 DEAL #1: Until February 29, Viking River Cruises is offering a reduced single traveler supplement starting at 25…

United States to Sail Again! | Cruise News – Feb. 4, 2016
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United States to Sail Again! | Cruise News – Feb. 4, 2016

Porthole Cruise Magazine - February 4, 2016

United States to Sail Again! Cruise News – Feb. 4, 2016 Luxury line Crystal Cruises is expanding its fleet by bringing “America’s Flagship” into the 21st century…

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: Anthem of the Seas
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Cruise Ship Review: Anthem of the Seas

Porthole Cruise Magazine - November 11, 2015

A Cruise Ship Review of Royal Caribbean's Anthem of the Seas Royal Caribbean’s newest addition to the fleet is a sight to behold. Anthem of the Seas can…

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…

Pitbull to Serve as Godfather to Norwegian Escape | Cruise News – Oct. 7, 2015
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Pitbull to Serve as Godfather to Norwegian Escape | Cruise News – Oct. 7, 2015

Porthole Cruise Magazine - October 5, 2015

International Musician Pitbull to Serve as Godfather to Norwegian Escape.... dale!  Cruise News - Oct. 7, 2015 Norwegian Cruise Line has announced that Armando Christian Perez —…

Cruise Ship Review: P&O Britannia
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Cruise Ship Review: P&O Britannia

Porthole Cruise Magazine - August 20, 2015

Cool Britannia! P&O Cruises Britannia is the best of modern Britain. By Sharon Kenny As my taxi approached the Southampton dock I saw the billboard, “Britannia Waives…

Cruise Ship Review: Costa Diadema
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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…

Cruise Ship Review: Quantum of the Seas
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Cruise Ship Review: Quantum of the Seas

Porthole Cruise Magazine - February 27, 2015

Smart Ship, Awesome Trip: Quantum of the Seas lives up to the hype. By Doug Parker The moment I made my way into Cape Liberty’s newly constructed cruise…

Regal Princess: A Regal Respite
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Regal Princess: A Regal Respite

Porthole Cruise Magazine - November 3, 2014

Regal Princess Cruise Ship Review: A Regal Respite Princess Cruises’ newest ship Regal Princess delights both day and night. By Fran Golden I stepped aboard the new Regal…

Cruise Ship Review: Royal Princess
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Cruise Ship Review: Royal Princess

Porthole Cruise Magazine - December 15, 2013

Cruise Ship Review: Royal Princess Veterans and first-time cruisers will find Royal Princess is truly majestic. By Lynn & Cele Seldon Christened by Her Royal Highness The Duchess of Cambridge,…

Cruise Ship Review: Oceania Cruises Marina
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Cruise Ship Review: Oceania Cruises Marina

Porthole Cruise - October 16, 2011

Oceania Cruises - MARINA A Calmer Kind of Cruise Oceania Cruises Marina offers a classic take on serenity at sea. By Matt Hannafin From its inception earlier…

Cruise Ship Review: Norwegian Epic
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Cruise Ship Review: Norwegian Epic

Porthole Cruise - February 25, 2011

Cruise Ship Review: Norwegian Epic Big Ship. Epic Achievement Norwegian Cruise Line’s latest and greatest is in a class all by itself. By Jodi Ornstein Epic, as…