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CDC Releases Technical Instructions for Simulated Voyages
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CDC Releases Technical Instructions for Simulated Voyages

Evan Gove - May 5, 2021

Welcome to Phase 2B of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's Conditional Sail Order! What is Phase 2B, you ask? It's a set of technical instructions…

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

Evan Gove - April 14, 2021

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

Florida Governor Calls on CDC to Let Cruises Sail
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Florida Governor Calls on CDC to Let Cruises Sail

Evan Gove - March 26, 2021

At a roundtable discussion at Port Canaveral today, Florida Governor Ron DeSantis, Attorney General Ashley Moody and Florida Department of Transportation Secretary Kevin J. Thibault, P.E. called…

CLIA Tells CDC It’s Time to Cruise
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CLIA Tells CDC It’s Time to Cruise

Evan Gove - March 24, 2021

When it comes to cruising, nobody knows more than CLIA. The Cruise Lines International Association is the world's largest cruise industry trade association which represents 95% of global ocean-going cruise capacity.…

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

Evan Gove - February 5, 2021

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

Significant Cruise Operations Doubtful This Year Says Florida Ports Council
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Significant Cruise Operations Doubtful This Year Says Florida Ports Council

Evan Gove - February 4, 2021

As cruisers wait patiently for their chance to sail once again, a spokesperson for the Florida Ports Council has expressed doubts that the industry will see significant…

Florida Legislature Looks to Void Key West Cruise Ship Ban
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Florida Legislature Looks to Void Key West Cruise Ship Ban

Evan Gove - January 6, 2021

On election day in November, the citizens of Key West passed a ballot initiative that would limit cruise ships over a certain size from calling on Mallory…

Key West Votes to Limit Cruise Passengers, Large Ships
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Key West Votes to Limit Cruise Passengers, Large Ships

Evan Gove - November 4, 2020

This election was important for any number of reasons, but for Key West, cruise ships were at the forefront of the voting. Residents of the popular vacation…

White House Meeting Postponed Due to Positive COVID-19 Tests
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Cruise News
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White House Meeting Postponed Due to Positive COVID-19 Tests

Evan Gove - October 2, 2020

Earlier this week, the cruise industry had it's first piece of good news in a long time when news came down that the Centers for Disease Control…

CDC to Cruise Lines: No Cruising Until October
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Cruise News
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CDC to Cruise Lines: No Cruising Until October

Evan Gove - July 17, 2020

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention struck another blow to anxious cruisers who were hoping to be on board a ship for the end of summer.…

Key West Debating Cruise Ship Ban
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Key West Debating Cruise Ship Ban

Evan Gove - July 13, 2020

The year was 1969. Thanks to the development of the overseas highway, Key West was no longer an isolated little island cluster in the Caribbean, but a…

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

Steve Leland - June 10, 2020

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

Growing Up Cruising
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Growing Up Cruising

Jason Leppert - April 13, 2020

We’ve been asking cruising from all over the world to share their cruise stories and our readers have emailed, tweeted, commented and videotaped themselves sharing their favorite…

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

Evan Gove - April 3, 2020

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

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

Evan Gove - March 30, 2020

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

Cruise Industry Executives Offer Encouraging Words
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Cruise Industry Executives Offer Encouraging Words

Evan Gove - March 17, 2020

It hasn’t always been smooth sailing for the cruise industry, but it’s safe to say that the current outbreak of Covid-19 is the most difficult challenge cruise…

Editor-in-Chief Awards 2020
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Editor-in-Chief Awards 2020

Porthole Cruise and Travel Magazine - January 1, 2020

Welcome to 2020! Where are you cruising next? Here are the picks for the top travel experiences that left an impression on our editor-in-chief in terms of…

Cruisers Are Finding These EVERYWHERE!
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Cruisers Are Finding These EVERYWHERE!

Porthole Cruise and Travel Magazine - August 19, 2019

They can be found sitting on deck chairs, hiding inside plants and underneath furniture. You might see them floating in the pool or inside the safe of…

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

Porthole Cruise and Travel Magazine - July 10, 2019

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

Cruising Behind the Scenes
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Cruise Magazine
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Cruising Behind the Scenes

Porthole Cruise and Travel Magazine - July 19, 2018

For cruisers fascinated by how ships function as small cities traveling across the oceans, behind-the-scenes tours can be a fascinating look into either the large scale of…

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

Evan Gove - May 29, 2018

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

Cruise Ship Vacations: Small Ships Vs. Big Ships
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Cruise Tips
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Cruise Ship Vacations: Small Ships Vs. Big Ships

Evan Gove - May 22, 2018

It’s perfectly reasonable for a cruise novice to think that the biggest, newest and most extravagant cruise ship is going to offer the best cruising experience, but…

5 Dining Options to Try on Your Next Cruise
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5 Dining Options to Try on Your Next Cruise

Porthole Cruise and Travel Magazine - May 2, 2018

A great vacation captivates all the senses; touch, sight, sound, smell, and of course, taste. After a fun-filled day enjoying activities aboard the ship or exploring a…

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 and Travel 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…

Cunard Line to Add Fourth Ship to Fleet
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Cruise News
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Cunard Line to Add Fourth Ship to Fleet

Porthole Cruise and Travel Magazine - September 25, 2017

Cunard Line to Add Fourth Ship to Fleet Cruise News - Sept. 25, 2017 Carnival Corporation (parent of Cunard Line) has signed a memorandum of agreement with…

Going for the Silver Gold – Legendary athletes deserve no less legendary accommodations.
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Going for the Silver Gold – Legendary athletes deserve no less legendary accommodations.

Judi Cuervo - August 8, 2016

Monday Mantra Olympic Dreams…Olympic Dreams…Olympic Dreams… Going for the Silver Gold Legendary athletes deserve no less legendary accommodations. I always find out about things too late in…

Frozen, A Musical Spectacular Comes to Disney Wonder | Cruise News, August 3, 2016
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Frozen, A Musical Spectacular Comes to Disney Wonder | Cruise News, August 3, 2016

Porthole Cruise and Travel Magazine - August 3, 2016

Frozen, A Musical Spectacular Comes to Disney Wonder Cruise News, August 3, 2016 For the “first time in forever,” the beloved animated hit Frozen is getting the…

Boundaries On Board – Cruisers tend to be friendly. But there are limits….
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Boundaries On Board – Cruisers tend to be friendly. But there are limits….

Judi Cuervo - July 25, 2016

Monday Mantra Nosy and Nautical … Nosy and Nautical …Nosy and Nautical Boundaries On Board Cruisers tend to be friendly. But there are limits…. “A penthouse?? Wow!…

Porthole Cruise News Briefs – July 22, 2016
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Porthole Cruise News Briefs – July 22, 2016

Porthole Cruise and Travel Magazine - July 22, 2016

Porthole Cruise News Briefs - July 22, 2016 MSC Cruises has announced additions to its onboard family programs that include a kids-dedicated interactive cooking class designed with…

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

Judi Cuervo - July 4, 2016

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

Five Faves: Smokestack Spotters & Top-Deck Trivia
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Five Faves: Smokestack Spotters & Top-Deck Trivia

Porthole Cruise and Travel Magazine - June 29, 2016

  Stumped? Highlight for answers:  1. P&O Cruises (P&O Ventura's smokestack), 2. MSC Cruises (MSC Splendida's top deck), 3. Holland America Line (ms Nieuw Amsterdam's aerial view),…

Royal Caribbean Builds New PortMiami Terminal to Homeport Oasis-Class Ship |Cruise News – Jun. 29, 2016
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Royal Caribbean Builds New PortMiami Terminal to Homeport Oasis-Class Ship |Cruise News – Jun. 29, 2016

Porthole Cruise and Travel Magazine - June 29, 2016

Royal Caribbean Builds New PortMiami Terminal to Homeport Oasis-Class Ship Cruise News - Jun. 29, 2016 Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. has announced plans to construct and operate…

Expanded Panama Canal Opens to Largest-Ever Ships | Cruise News – Jun. 28, 2016
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Expanded Panama Canal Opens to Largest-Ever Ships | Cruise News – Jun. 28, 2016

Porthole Cruise and Travel Magazine - June 28, 2016

Expanded Panama Canal Opens to Largest-Ever Ships Cruise News - Jun. 28, 2016 More than 25,000 Panamanians, shipping magnates, heads of state, and overseas dignitaries gathered on…

P&O Cruises Opens New Port: Conflict Islands |Cruise News – Jun. 28, 2016
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P&O Cruises Opens New Port: Conflict Islands |Cruise News – Jun. 28, 2016

Porthole Cruise and Travel Magazine - June 28, 2016

P&O Cruises Opens New Port: Conflict Islands Cruise News – Jun. 28, 2016 Passengers aboard P&O Cruises’ Pacific Jewel became part of history as the first cruisers…

Kicking Butts – Sometimes, flicking a cigarette overboard can be playing with fire.
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Kicking Butts – Sometimes, flicking a cigarette overboard can be playing with fire.

Judi Cuervo - June 27, 2016

Monday Mantra Way to go, P&O ... Way to go, P&O ... Way to go, P&O … Kicking Butts Sometimes, flicking a cigarette overboard can be playing…

Cruise Deals of the Week – Jun. 24, 2016
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Cruise Deals of the Week – Jun. 24, 2016

Porthole Cruise and Travel Magazine - June 24, 2016

Cruise Deals of the Week - Jun. 24, 2016 DEAL 1: Princess Cruises is offering free all-inclusive beverages plus free specialty dining and reduced deposits as part…

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Hit the Deck – Chair Hogs

Judi Cuervo - May 26, 2014

Monday Mantra Hit the Deck-Chair Hogs! If reserved seats get you hopping mad…. I will get revenge on deck-chair hogs…I will get revenge on deck-chair hogs… Don’t…