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From the Readers: A <strike>Portal</strike> Porthole to a New World
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From the Readers: A Portal Porthole to a New World

Evan Gove - October 27, 2021

Porthole Cruise and Travel Magazine readers are always sharing their best cruise and travel stories with us. Check out the latest submission below!  A Portal Porthole to…

Destination Immersion in the Greek Islands with Azamara
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Destination Immersion in the Greek Islands with Azamara

Evan Gove - October 26, 2021

There’s really only one way to describe the Greek islands: picture-perfect. From the immaculate white-washed homes to the crystal-clear water lapping the many sand beaches, these islands…

Carnival Cruise Line Christens <i>Mardi Gras</i>
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Carnival Cruise Line Christens Mardi Gras

Evan Gove - October 25, 2021

Carnival Cruise Line marked a huge milestone in the cruise comeback this weekend when they christened the brand new Mardi Gras at Port Canaveral! The event was…

Cruise Saudi Is Now a Member of the World Travel & Tourism Council
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Cruise Saudi Is Now a Member of the World Travel & Tourism Council

Evan Gove - October 25, 2021

The world's newest cruise destination took another step towards their goal of becoming a top-tier cruise and travel destination. Cruise Saudi announced today that they've become a member…

Cruise Deal of the Week – October 22, 2021
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Cruise Deal of the Week – October 22, 2021

Evan Gove - October 22, 2021

It's not always advisable to wait until the last minute, but when it comes to cruise vacations, last-minute deals are the best way to save a ton…

This Royal Caribbean World Cruise Sails to All Seven Continents
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This Royal Caribbean World Cruise Sails to All Seven Continents

Evan Gove - October 20, 2021

Here's something not many people can say: I've been to all seven continents.  If you book yourself a cabin on board Royal Caribbean International's Serenade of the Seas…

Captain Kate McCue Named Captain of the Upcoming <i>Celebrity Beyond</I>
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Captain Kate McCue Named Captain of the Upcoming Celebrity Beyond

Evan Gove - October 14, 2021

President and CEO of Celebrity Cruises Lisa Lutoff-Perlo announced today that when Celebrity Beyond launches in the Spring of 2022, perhaps the most famous cruise ship captain across all…

Celebrity Cruises Announces New 2023 Pacific Coast Cruises
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Celebrity Cruises Announces New 2023 Pacific Coast Cruises

Evan Gove - October 13, 2021

California is once again open for cruising and as a result, we're seeing more and more cruise lines scheduling future cruises along the Pacific coast! Celebrity Cruises…

Saudi Arabia Wants 100 Million Visitors by 2030
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Saudi Arabia Wants 100 Million Visitors by 2030

Evan Gove - October 13, 2021

  In January of 2020, the world first learned of Vision 2030, Saudi Arabia’s tourism initiative that hopes to bring in 100 million visitors by the year…

<i>MSC Seashore</i> Naming Ceremony to Take Place at Ocean Cay
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MSC Seashore Naming Ceremony to Take Place at Ocean Cay

Evan Gove - October 8, 2021

The newest ship from MSC Cruises will enjoy an extra-special naming ceremony according to a press release from the cruise line! MSC Seashore, which just entered service…

Carnival Cruise Line Announces Additional Ship Restarts
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Carnival Cruise Line Announces Additional Ship Restarts

Evan Gove - October 7, 2021

Working towards the goal of its full fleet sailing from U.S. homeports by the spring of 2022, Carnival Cruise Line announced new ship restarts for January and February…

Aweigh We Go! Three Dream Destinations – St. Maarten, Athens, and Valletta
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Aweigh We Go! Three Dream Destinations – St. Maarten, Athens, and Valletta

Steve Leland - October 4, 2021

After ships sat idle for what seemed like an eternity, cruising has returned with a race to establish homeport advantage. Straight out of the gate, favorites like…

Cruise Deal of the Week – October 1, 2021
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Cruise Deal of the Week – October 1, 2021

Evan Gove - October 1, 2021

If you were at Seatrade Cruise Global in Miami Beach all week then you probably didn't notice those mornings growing colder and the days growing shorter. The…

First Loggerhead Turtles Hatch at Ocean Cay Marine Reserve
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First Loggerhead Turtles Hatch at Ocean Cay Marine Reserve

Evan Gove - September 29, 2021

MSC Cruises' new private island resort Ocean Cay Marine Reserve is popular with cruisers and sea turtles alike according to a press release from the cruise line!…

Cruise Deal of the Week – September 24, 2021
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Cruise Deal of the Week – September 24, 2021

Evan Gove - September 24, 2021

Summer officially ended this week but instead of feeling down about the upcoming cold weather, why not get into the Halloween spirit! You could carve a few…

Carnival Corporation Aims for 50% Fleet Restart by October
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Carnival Corporation Aims for 50% Fleet Restart by October

Evan Gove - September 23, 2021

The largest cruise conglomerate in the world announced today they hope to have 50% of their fleet back in operation by the end of October and 65%…

Alaska Cruise Countdown
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Alaska Cruise Countdown

Steve Leland - September 22, 2021

What a great (albeit abbreviated) summer it has been for the great state of Alaska. For all the beauty, pristine wilderness and tales of gold that the…

Ecoventura to Offer Photography-Themed Galapagos Cruises This Fall
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Ecoventura to Offer Photography-Themed Galapagos Cruises This Fall

Evan Gove - September 17, 2021

Expedition cruise company Ecoventura has great news for photographers of all ability levels!  The cruise line is embarking on photography-themed cruises this October and November and they're…

How to Kick Back and Relax in St. Kitts
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How to Kick Back and Relax in St. Kitts

Evan Gove - September 15, 2021

There's nothing quite like the Caribbean. Most say the region is special for its pristine beaches, crystal clear water and lush, tropical landscapes, but there's another reason…

Cruise Deal of the Week – September 10, 2021
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Cruise Deal of the Week – September 10, 2021

Evan Gove - September 10, 2021

Did you see Windstar Cruises' treasure hunt going on this month? Unfortunately only one lucky winner will get to crack the code and set sail on their…

Falling into Paradise; Grenada’s Spectacular Waterfalls
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Falling into Paradise; Grenada’s Spectacular Waterfalls

Richard Varr - September 10, 2021

Torrents tumble down rocky outposts sheltered by a leafy rainforest canopy, cascading with a sparkling white sheen into a cooling pool below — no doubt a picturesque…

New Episode of NCL’s EMBARK – The Series Premieres Tonight
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New Episode of NCL’s EMBARK – The Series Premieres Tonight

Evan Gove - September 9, 2021

Fans of Norwegian Cruise Line should make sure they've got plenty of popcorn made by 8pm tonight! NCL is premiering the fourth episode of "EMBARK – The Series,"…

Windstar Creates Treasure Hunt for a Free Cruise
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Windstar Creates Treasure Hunt for a Free Cruise

Evan Gove - September 7, 2021

Windstar Cruises is in the process of returning their full fleet to service and in honor of cruising's return, they've announced a month-long treasure hunt with the…

Alaska Like New with UnCruise Adventures
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Alaska Like New with UnCruise Adventures

John Roberts - September 7, 2021

For centuries, Alaska has represented a challenge to be conquered by resilient people seeking a new path to blaze forward. Thus, this beautiful and highly sought-after destination…

Don’t Miss This Pre and Post-Cruise Hotel in Seattle
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Don’t Miss This Pre and Post-Cruise Hotel in Seattle

Evan Gove - August 27, 2021

Cruisers all over the world are dusting off their suitcases, printing their boarding passes and setting their email away messages in preparation for a much-needed cruise vacation.…

FDA Officially Approves Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine
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FDA Officially Approves Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine

Evan Gove - August 23, 2021

One of the most common criticisms from those hesitant to get vaccinated against COVID-19 now rings hollow. The Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine was fully approved by the U.S. Food…

Bahamas Bans Cruise Ships Without 100% Vaccinated Passengers
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Bahamas Bans Cruise Ships Without 100% Vaccinated Passengers

Evan Gove - August 19, 2021

In documents posted to Twitter by Eyewitness News, the Bahamas has banned cruise ships unless all passengers over the age of 12 are fully vaccinated against COVID-19.…

Port of Tampa Bay Announces Cruises Will Sail in October
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Port of Tampa Bay Announces Cruises Will Sail in October

Evan Gove - August 19, 2021

One of Florida's most popular ports announced that cruise ships will resume sailing in October. Port of Tampa Bay President and CEO Paul Anderson released a statement…

St. Kitts Makes for the Perfect Destination Wedding
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St. Kitts Makes for the Perfect Destination Wedding

Evan Gove - August 17, 2021

The opportunity to say “I Do” is a major milestone in life no matter where you are, but saying it while at a destination wedding on St.…

<i>Norwegian Gem</i> Sets Sail from New Terminal at PortMiami
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Norwegian Gem Sets Sail from New Terminal at PortMiami

Evan Gove - August 16, 2021

When Norwegian Gem began making its way down the main channel at PortMiami, it marked not only the first Norwegian Cruise Line ship to sail from PortMiami…

The Joy of St. Croix
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The Joy of St. Croix

Steve Leland - August 12, 2021

If you were asked to name the three U.S. Virgin Islands, St. Thomas would immediately roll off the tip of your tongue, with St. John coming a…

ADA Accommodation Horizon Stateroom Review: Atlas Ocean Voyages <i>World Navigator</i>
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ADA Accommodation Horizon Stateroom Review: Atlas Ocean Voyages World Navigator

Evan Gove - August 11, 2021

Here at Porthole Cruise and Travel Magazine, we feel very strongly that cruising (and travel in general) should be accessible for everyone of all ability levels. Cruise lines…

12 Hours in Mykonos
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12 Hours in Mykonos

Evan Gove - August 8, 2021

When you’re named after the heir of a god, you better meet expectations.  Mykonos, one of Greece’s most famous islands, is named for a descendant of the…

Specialty Restaurant Review: 7Aft by Atlas Ocean Voyages
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Specialty Restaurant Review: 7Aft by Atlas Ocean Voyages

Evan Gove - August 7, 2021

If you've been out of the cruise-loop lately, one of the most significant changes to cruise ship dining in recent years is the rise of specialty restaurants…

Going Ashore in Patmos: An Underated Gem of the Aegean
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Going Ashore in Patmos: An Underated Gem of the Aegean

Evan Gove - August 6, 2021

They may not have known it at the time, but the inhabitants of Patmos, a Greek island in the Aegean Sea, were witness to a monumental moment…

Embarkation Day: <i>World Navigator</i> by Atlas Ocean Voyages
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Embarkation Day: World Navigator by Atlas Ocean Voyages

Evan Gove - August 5, 2021

For the first time in my almost 32 years of flight, I clapped when the plane landed. After a year and a half of cold-turkey travel deprivation,…

Shop Around: Unique Hotel Boutiques
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Shop Around: Unique Hotel Boutiques

Porthole Cruise - August 4, 2021

THE BEVERLY HILLS HOTEL SIGNATURE SHOP - Los Angeles, California The Beverly Hills Hotel has a storied history as a magnet for movie stars and moguls. It’s also…

Cruise Deal of the Week – July 30, 2021
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Cruise Deal of the Week – July 30, 2021

Evan Gove - July 30, 2021

We're just days away from the month of August and it's gearing up to be a big month for cruisers! Especially cruisers who are headed to Alaska…

Cruise Vaccination Exemptions – Will You Get Denied?
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Cruise Vaccination Exemptions – Will You Get Denied?

Evan Gove - July 28, 2021

Your bags are packed, your flights are booked and you're already dreaming about the all-you-can-eat crab leg buffet. Just one problem... you still haven't heard back from…

Bahamas Paradise Cruise Line Returns to Operation
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Bahamas Paradise Cruise Line Returns to Operation

Evan Gove - July 26, 2021

Over the weekend, Bahamas Paradise Cruise Line became the latest cruise operator to return to service when their ship Grand Classica set sail from the Port of Palm Beach…

Cruise Deal of the Week – July 23, 2021
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Cruise Deal of the Week – July 23, 2021

Evan Gove - July 23, 2021

We are just two days away from the very first sailing on board a Norwegian Cruise Line ship in 500 days! Norwegian Jade will set sail on a…

Norwegian Cruise Line Ready to Restart from Greece
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Norwegian Cruise Line Ready to Restart from Greece

Evan Gove - July 22, 2021

After well over a year, Norwegian Cruise Line is all set to return to service on board their ship Norwegian Jade! The ship is scheduled to set…

Cruising Returns to Scotland
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Cruising Returns to Scotland

Evan Gove - July 20, 2021

The very first cruise ship returned to the shores of Scotland yesterday, the first call on the country since the start of the pandemic. With 66 passengers…

Carnival Cruise Line Announces New September and October Sailings
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Carnival Cruise Line Announces New September and October Sailings

Evan Gove - July 19, 2021

Carnival Cruise Line is in the midst of the their operation restart and today they announced that three more ships will resume guest operations in September, and another…

Virgin Hotels is Giving Guests a Preview of the Beach Club at Bimini
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Virgin Hotels is Giving Guests a Preview of the Beach Club at Bimini

Evan Gove - July 19, 2021

The Virgin brand has come a long way since their days selling records on Notting Hill Gate in London. Today, the multinational organization has its hand in…

<i>Crystal Endeavor</i> Embarks from Reykjavík on Maiden Voyage
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Crystal Endeavor Embarks from Reykjavík on Maiden Voyage

Evan Gove - July 19, 2021

One of the most anticipated expedition cruise ships in recent memory embarked on her maiden voyage over the weekend. Crystal Endeavor, the new ship from Crystal Cruises set…

Cruise Deal of the Week – July 16, 2021
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Cruise Deal of the Week – July 16, 2021

Evan Gove - July 16, 2021

Grab your finest flannel and make a quick stop at Tim Horton's....cruising to Canada is back! Well, almost. The Canadian Government announced yesterday that they would lift…

Atlas Ocean Voyages Reveals New Dining Details
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Atlas Ocean Voyages Reveals New Dining Details

Evan Gove - July 15, 2021

When World Navigator from Atlas Ocean Voyages sets sail from Athens, Greece for the first time in August, guests on board will be in for a real…

3rd Episode of NCL’s ‘Embark- The Series’ Will Air July 29
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3rd Episode of NCL’s ‘Embark- The Series’ Will Air July 29

Evan Gove - July 15, 2021

Back in November 2020, Norwegian Cruise Line announced a new documentary series offering a closer look at the brand and it’s long-awaited cruise comeback. We've had two episodes…

Your Perfect Maui Vacation Just Got More Expensive
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Your Perfect Maui Vacation Just Got More Expensive

Evan Gove - July 14, 2021

The idyllic Hawaiian Islands have long been a bucket list destination for travelers, but a new hotel tax passed by the legislature means your perfect Hawaiian vacation…

Hurtigruten Expeditions To Study and Protect Whales in Antarctica
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Hurtigruten Expeditions To Study and Protect Whales in Antarctica

Evan Gove - July 13, 2021

One of the best parts about a cruise vacation is getting up close and personal with one of the most important resources on Earth; our oceans. Cruise…

Cruise Deal of the Week – July 9, 2021
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Cruise Deal of the Week – July 9, 2021

Evan Gove - July 9, 2021

It was a big week in the cruise industry as major cruise lines like Carnival and Royal Caribbean embarked ships from U.S. ports for the first time…

Egypt Travel Restrictions You Need to Know Before Your Nile River Cruise
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Egypt Travel Restrictions You Need to Know Before Your Nile River Cruise

Evan Gove - July 7, 2021

It's a staple on pretty much all of our bucket lists thanks to iconic tourist locations like the Pyramids at Giza and the immeasurable allure of the…

Crystal Cruises Resumes Ocean Operation from Nassau
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Crystal Cruises Resumes Ocean Operation from Nassau

Evan Gove - July 6, 2021

Over the weekend, Crystal Cruises became the latest cruise line to resume operation when their ocean vessel Crystal Serenity set sail from the Port of Nassau in…

Florida Governor Nullifies Key West Cruise Ship Limits
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Florida Governor Nullifies Key West Cruise Ship Limits

Evan Gove - June 30, 2021

In last November's election, Key West voters overwhelmingly chose to limit cruise ship calls to the city, including capping the number of people who disembark to 1,500 per…

Keep the Best Memories at Your Fingertips with Capturelife
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Keep the Best Memories at Your Fingertips with Capturelife

Evan Gove - June 30, 2021

Our increasingly digital world is changing the way we live in almost every facet. One of the most obvious changes is how we share and engage with…

Life Onboard the First Cruise from the U.S. in 15 Months
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Life Onboard the First Cruise from the U.S. in 15 Months

Don and Heidi Bucolo - June 29, 2021

Looking over the lounge chairs on Celebrity Edge’s Resort Deck, it feels just like any other sea day. After three days onboard this first cruise from the…

Med in the U.S.A.
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Med in the U.S.A.

Porthole Cruise and Travel Magazine - June 29, 2021

Western civilization found its footing in Athens, Greece, and it is in that trailblazing spirit that Philadelphia was originally nicknamed the Athens of America as it set…

MSC Cruises Names Second Seaside EVO ship, <i>MSC Seascape</i>
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MSC Cruises Names Second Seaside EVO ship, MSC Seascape

Evan Gove - June 24, 2021

Stop us if you've heard this before, but MSC Cruises has another new ship on the horizon! The cruise line held a traditional coin ceremony today for its…

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

Evan Gove - June 24, 2021

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

Taste of Italy: The Best Italian Restaurants at Sea
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Taste of Italy: The Best Italian Restaurants at Sea

Porthole Cruise and Travel Magazine - June 22, 2021

Every year, Porthole Cruise and Travel Magazine asks its most-trusted sources — you, the readers — to vote for the best cruise offerings in our Readers’ Choice…

MSC Cruises Will Sail to Tunisia in 2022
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MSC Cruises Will Sail to Tunisia in 2022

Evan Gove - June 22, 2021

There's a new option for those looking for a unique summer cruise experience! Popular cruise line MSC Cruises today announced that it will add the North African…

Cruise Deal of the Week – June 18, 2021
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Cruise Deal of the Week – June 18, 2021

Evan Gove - June 18, 2021

Happy Friday! The cruise industry restart is in full swing with not just concrete sail dates across most cruise lines, but ships are already sailing in some…

Michael Scheiner Named CMO of Celebrity Cruises
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Michael Scheiner Named CMO of Celebrity Cruises

Evan Gove - June 17, 2021

Celebrity Cruises announced today that they've hired Michael Scheiner to the position of Senior Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer for the cruise line. Scheiner will officially join the…

AIDA Cruises Announces New 117-Day World Cruise
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AIDA Cruises Announces New 117-Day World Cruise

Evan Gove - June 17, 2021

German cruise line AIDA Cruises has announced a new 117-day world cruise onboard their ship AIDAsol. Embarking on October 26, 2022 from Hamburg, Germany, AIDAsol will call at…

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

Evan Gove - June 14, 2021

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

<i>MSC Splendida</i> Becomes the 5th MSC Ship to Resume Cruising
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MSC Splendida Becomes the 5th MSC Ship to Resume Cruising

Evan Gove - June 14, 2021

Slowly but steadily, cruise ships are returning to operation all around the world with the latest being MSC Splendida. The ship embarked on a 7-night Eastern Mediterranean itinerary…

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

Evan Gove - June 11, 2021

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

U.S. Virgin Islands In Talks with Jamaica on Tourism “Coopetition”
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U.S. Virgin Islands In Talks with Jamaica on Tourism “Coopetition”

Evan Gove - June 9, 2021

One of the most popular vacation destinations in the Caribbean is looking to help bolster their economic recovery by collaborating with other islands in the Caribbean. The…

A Quest on Variety Cruises’ <i>Galileo</I>
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A Quest on Variety Cruises’ Galileo

Carol Loven - June 9, 2021

Was it a quest calling my name? Was it yearning to do, well, anything in the midst of a pandemic? Was it nostalgia? It’s hard to pinpoint…

MSC Cruises Will Return to U.S. Ports in August
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MSC Cruises Will Return to U.S. Ports in August

Evan Gove - June 8, 2021

One of the fastest-growing cruise lines has an official date for their first simulation cruise as well as a plan to return to normal operation from U.S.…

<i>Mardi Gras</i> Docks at Port Canaveral for the First Time
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Mardi Gras Docks at Port Canaveral for the First Time

Evan Gove - June 7, 2021

After many months of waiting, the newest ship from Carnival Cruise Line docked in America for the first time on Friday. Mardi Gras arrived at Canaveral’s Cruise Terminal 3…

Carnival Cruise Line Preparing for New Orleans Cruises
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Carnival Cruise Line Preparing for New Orleans Cruises

Evan Gove - June 3, 2021

The Big Easy is one of the most popular destination cities in the United States and pre-pandemic, Port Nola saw more than 1 million passengers flow through…

Disney Cruise Line Approved for Test Sailings
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Disney Cruise Line Approved for Test Sailings

Evan Gove - June 2, 2021

Another day, another cruise line approved to begin operating test cruises by the CDC! Disney Cruise Line announced they are good to begin operating test cruises from…

Silversea Will Cruise to Alaska and Iceland in July
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Silversea Will Cruise to Alaska and Iceland in July

Evan Gove - June 1, 2021

With the passage of the U.S. Alaska Tourism Restoration Act, luxury cruise line Silversea will position their ship Silver Muse for round-trip sailings from Seattle to Alaska starting July 29. The…

Carnival Corporation Port Agreements Approved By the CDC
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Carnival Corporation Port Agreements Approved By the CDC

Evan Gove - June 1, 2021

Over the weekend, Carnival Corporation received approval on their port agreements from the CDC to sail from Miami, Galveston and Port Canaveral as they begin the road to…

Desperately Seeking Serenissmia
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Desperately Seeking Serenissmia

Kate Wickers - May 31, 2021

Pictures of wildlife returning to Venice’s canals, posted on social media during last year’s Covid-19 lockdown, were widely shared around the world. Images of chilled out ducks…

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

Steve Leland - May 28, 2021

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

Go Behind-the-Scenes of Windstar Cruises’ Latest Cruise Ship Enhancements
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Go Behind-the-Scenes of Windstar Cruises’ Latest Cruise Ship Enhancements

Jason Leppert - May 27, 2021

There’s nothing quite as fascinating as witnessing the stretching of a cruise ship, and Windstar Cruises’ Star Plus Initiative has been a remarkable process to see firsthand…

Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Announces Additional Cruise Ship Restarts and Deployments
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Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Announces Additional Cruise Ship Restarts and Deployments

Evan Gove - May 26, 2021

One of the biggest names in cruising has announced a host of new ship restarts and deployments across their multiple cruise brands. Norwegian Cruise Line and sister…

Turkey Will Welcome Back Americans This Summer
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Turkey Will Welcome Back Americans This Summer

Evan Gove - May 25, 2021

The country of Turkey is ready for visitors to return in 2021 and they've developed a new system for keeping tourists and citizens safe. The Safe Tourism…

Norwegian Cruise Line Announces Return to Alaska
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Norwegian Cruise Line Announces Return to Alaska

Evan Gove - May 24, 2021

Norwegian Cruise Line announced this morning that they're planning to return to operation in Alaska starting on August 7, 2021. Norwegian Bliss will sail weeklong voyages from…

Carnival Cruise Line “Working Towards” July Restart Says President Christine Duffy
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Carnival Cruise Line “Working Towards” July Restart Says President Christine Duffy

Evan Gove - May 18, 2021

Appearing on NBC Nightly News with Lester Holt last night, Carnival Cruise Line President Christine Duffy confirmed that the cruise line is working with the CDC on…

Alaska Tourism Recovery Act May Save the Cruise Season
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Alaska Tourism Recovery Act May Save the Cruise Season

Evan Gove - May 14, 2021

UPDATE May 20, 2021: The U.S. House of Representatives unanimously passed H.R. 1318: The Alaska Tourism Recovery Act. The bill will now head to the desk of President Joe…

CDC Relaxes Some Rules for Vaccinated Cruise Passengers
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CDC Relaxes Some Rules for Vaccinated Cruise Passengers

Evan Gove - May 13, 2021

There's great news this morning for cruisers who are fully vaccinated! In last weeks Technical Instructions for Simulated Voyages by Cruise Ship Operators under CDC’s Framework for…

Test Your Cruise Trivia with Gary Bembridge
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Test Your Cruise Trivia with Gary Bembridge

Evan Gove - May 10, 2021

Over the past 25 years, Gary Bembridge has helped countless cruisers and travelers get the most out of their vacations through his website and YouTube Channel "Tips…

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

Evan Gove - May 10, 2021

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

Choose Your Cruise – May 7, 2021
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Choose Your Cruise – May 7, 2021

Evan Gove - May 7, 2021

Another week, another CDC update that doesn't really help us at all. Sure, they outlined exactly what needs to happen during a simulated cruise, but the list…

Fleet-Wide Crew Vaccinations Begin for MSC Cruises
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Fleet-Wide Crew Vaccinations Begin for MSC Cruises

Evan Gove - May 4, 2021

MSC Cruises was one of the first to return to operation last summer when they began sailing in the Mediterranean. The cruises looked a little different due…

Did the CDC Just Kick Kids Off Cruise Lines?
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Did the CDC Just Kick Kids Off Cruise Lines?

Evan Gove - April 29, 2021

The cruise industry was buzzing last night and this morning with the news that the CDC sent a letter to cruise lines updating and clarifying some of…

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

Evan Gove - April 29, 2021

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

MSC Cruises CEO ‘Confident’ Full Fleet Will Be Back by Winter 2022
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MSC Cruises CEO ‘Confident’ Full Fleet Will Be Back by Winter 2022

Evan Gove - April 29, 2021

While most cruise lines have been sitting idle for the past 13 months, MSC Cruises has proven time and again that cruising can be safe during a…

Holland America Line CEO Talks New “Have It All” Package, Visiting <I>Nieuw Statendam</I>
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Holland America Line CEO Talks New “Have It All” Package, Visiting Nieuw Statendam

Evan Gove - April 27, 2021

After 148 years of cruising, it's safe to say Holland America Line has it down to a science. The cruise line is one of the most popular…

Carnival Corporation Partners with Bureau Veritas on Cruise Return
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Carnival Corporation Partners with Bureau Veritas on Cruise Return

Evan Gove - April 27, 2021

Carnival Corporation today announced they are contracting Bureau Veritas, a worldwide testing, inspection, and certification company, on the safe restart of cruise operation. Carnival, the world's largest travel and…

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

Evan Gove - April 23, 2021

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

Would You Take a Mystery Cruise With Uniworld Boutique River Cruises?
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Would You Take a Mystery Cruise With Uniworld Boutique River Cruises?

Evan Gove - April 21, 2021

Would you take a vacation if you didn't know where you were going beforehand? That's exactly what Uniworld Boutique River Cruises is offering with their very first…

AmaWaterways Announces Record Bookings in March
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AmaWaterways Announces Record Bookings in March

Evan Gove - April 20, 2021

The demand for river cruising has never been higher according to AmaWaterways. The river cruise line announced they've opened up bookings for 2023 Europe river cruise itineraries thanks…

Choose Your Cruise – April 16, 2021
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Choose Your Cruise – April 16, 2021

Evan Gove - April 16, 2021

Spring is in the air! As the snow melts and the white and yellow daffodils start popping up, we find ourselves very close to a return to…

From Russia With Love: Matryoshka Nesting Dolls
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From Russia With Love: Matryoshka Nesting Dolls

Stephen Grasso - April 15, 2021

Matryoshka dolls are an instantly recognizable symbol of Russia. They can take on many forms, but are always a series of wooden dolls of decreasing sizes that…

Cunard’s Captain Christopher Wells Retires After 20 Years
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Cunard’s Captain Christopher Wells Retires After 20 Years

Evan Gove - April 13, 2021

After 20 years with Cunard and 30 in total with Carnival Corporation, Captain Christopher Wells is retiring and being awarded the rank of Commodore for his outstanding service.…

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

Evan Gove - April 11, 2021

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

<i>Disney Wish</i> is One Step Closer to Completion
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Disney Wish is One Step Closer to Completion

Evan Gove - April 8, 2021

The newest Disney Cruise Line ship is another step closer to completion! The cruise line celebrated a major milestone in the life of a cruise ship today with…

CDC Cruise Line Restrictions ‘Borderline Ridiculous’ says NCL CEO
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CDC Cruise Line Restrictions ‘Borderline Ridiculous’ says NCL CEO

Evan Gove - April 8, 2021

When the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention issued an update to their conditional sail order last week, many thought it meant good news for the cruise…

Norwegian Cruise Line Announces Return Date
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Norwegian Cruise Line Announces Return Date

Evan Gove - April 6, 2021

It's been a long time since Norwegian Cruise Line carried passengers on a cruise vacation, but we finally have a date for the company's restart. Beginning July…

Bermuda Is Open for Travel – Here’s What You Need to Know
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Bermuda Is Open for Travel – Here’s What You Need to Know

Evan Gove - April 6, 2021

For the first time ever, a major cruise line is going to homeport in Bermuda and it's going to be a major factor in the island's post-COVID…

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

Evan Gove - April 5, 2021

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

Choose Your Cruise – April 2, 2021
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Choose Your Cruise – April 2, 2021

Evan Gove - April 2, 2021

Cruising is back! We promise that's not an April Fool's Day prank, cruises are actually back and we are absolutely thrilled about it! Pretty much every major…

Royal Caribbean Extends Singapore Season to October
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Royal Caribbean Extends Singapore Season to October

Evan Gove - April 1, 2021

Since Royal Caribbean International began cruising from Singapore in December of 2020, more than 50,000 cruisers have sailed safely on board. As a result, Royal Caribbean International…

Windstar Cruises Makes Vaccines Mandatory
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Windstar Cruises Makes Vaccines Mandatory

Evan Gove - March 31, 2021

Another cruise line has made the decision to require a COVID-19 vaccine for passengers when they resume operation. Windstar Cruises made the decision based on the best health…

Porthole Cruise Passenger Association Makes Your Vacation More Affordable
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Porthole Cruise Passenger Association Makes Your Vacation More Affordable

Evan Gove - March 30, 2021

Prior to 2020, there wasn’t another travel industry in the world changing as quickly as cruising. Long gone are the days of a one-size-fits-all vacation, instead cruise…

Cunard Will Sail <i>Queen Elizabeth</i> in the UK This Summer
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Cunard Will Sail Queen Elizabeth in the UK This Summer

Evan Gove - March 29, 2021

Perhaps the most famous of all the United Kingdom's cruise lines, Cunard recently announced they would position their ship Queen Elizabeth in the United Kingdom between July and October…

Disney Cruise Line Offering “Staycations” for UK Residents
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Disney Cruise Line Offering “Staycations” for UK Residents

Evan Gove - March 26, 2021

Cruise lines received some much-needed good news earlier this month when the United Kingdom announced cruise lines would be able to resume operation starting in May. UK-based…

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

Evan Gove - March 26, 2021

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

Costa Cruises Names Mario Zanetti as New President
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Costa Cruises Names Mario Zanetti as New President

Evan Gove - March 25, 2021

When Neil Palomba departed his role with Costa Cruises last summer, he left some pretty big shoes to fill. We now know who will be filling those…

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.…

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

Evan Gove - March 23, 2021

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

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

Evan Gove - March 22, 2021

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

Choose Your Cruise – March 19, 2021
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Choose Your Cruise – March 19, 2021

Evan Gove - March 19, 2021

The United Kingdom has been in the news lately for a number of reasons. Cruisers may have been following the quarrels of the Royals, but we bet…

Cruising Returned to America This Weekend
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Cruising Returned to America This Weekend

Evan Gove - March 15, 2021

For the first time in over a year, a cruise ship departed from an American port with passengers onboard. American Cruise Lines resumed service over the weekend…

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

Evan Gove - March 12, 2021

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

Alcatraz Cruises to Resume Prison Tour Operations
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Alcatraz Cruises to Resume Prison Tour Operations

Evan Gove - March 11, 2021

For the first time in over a year, Alcatraz Cruises will resume ferry service operations to Alcatraz Island beginning March 15, 2021. Alcatraz, an island in San Francisco…

Virgin Voyages Names 3rd Ship <i>Resilient Lady</i>
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Virgin Voyages Names 3rd Ship Resilient Lady

Evan Gove - March 8, 2021

Resilient is certainly a great way to describe the cruise industry and according to Virgin Voyages, it's also a great name for a ship! The new cruise…

25 Years of Cruising with <i>Porthole Cruise Magazine</i>
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25 Years of Cruising with Porthole Cruise Magazine

Evan Gove - March 1, 2021

Time flies when you're having fun! And trust us, there's nowhere better to have fun than onboard a cruise ship. Porthole Cruise Magazine is proud to celebrate…

Choose Your Cruise – February 26, 2021
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Choose Your Cruise – February 26, 2021

Evan Gove - February 26, 2021

It's Friday! And it's also the last weekend in February. That's a big deal because it means the 1 year anniversary of the cruise stoppage is only…

American Queen Steamboat Company CEO Explains Mandatory Vaccine Decision
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American Queen Steamboat Company CEO Explains Mandatory Vaccine Decision

Evan Gove - February 25, 2021

As talk in America turns from preventing COVID-19 infection to administering the COVID-19 vaccine, all eyes are on cruise lines to see what their policy will be…

Princess Cancels More Sailings Due to Canada Cruise Ban
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Princess Cancels More Sailings Due to Canada Cruise Ban

Evan Gove - February 24, 2021

Along with their Carnival Corporation brand sister line Holland America, Princess Cruises was forced to cancel select Alaska, Canada, New England and Pacific Coast cruises in 2021.…

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

Evan Gove - February 24, 2021

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

Crystal Cruises to Require COVID-19 Vaccination for Guests
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Crystal Cruises to Require COVID-19 Vaccination for Guests

Evan Gove - February 19, 2021

One of the most common questions we get asked these days is will passengers need a COVID-19 vaccination to sail when cruise lines resume operation. There wasn't…

Choose Your Cruise – February 19, 2021
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Choose Your Cruise – February 19, 2021

Evan Gove - February 19, 2021

Another week, another slew of cruise line's pushing back their start date. Most are numb to the thought now when just a year ago cancelled cruises sent…

Norwegian Cruise Line Cancels Cruises Until June
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Norwegian Cruise Line Cancels Cruises Until June

Evan Gove - February 16, 2021

Norwegian Cruise Line announced today that they've suspended all cruises until June 2021 due to the COVID-19 pandemic and the subsequent global travel climate. The news also applies to…

AIDA Cruises To Resume Operation March 20th
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AIDA Cruises To Resume Operation March 20th

Evan Gove - February 16, 2021

German cruise line AIDA announced today that they plan to resume cruise operations beginning March 20, 2021 on board their ship AIDAperla. The first sailing will visit Spain's Canary…

Choose Your Cruise – February 12, 2021
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Choose Your Cruise – February 12, 2021

Evan Gove - February 12, 2021

Due to restrictions on cruise ships by size that are popping up around the world, this edition of choose your cruise is going to focus on small…

Meet Rob, MSC Cruises’ New Robot Bartender
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Meet Rob, MSC Cruises’ New Robot Bartender

Evan Gove - February 11, 2021

When MSC Virtuosa was delivered to MSC Cruises earlier this month, company chairman  Pierfrancesco Vago hailed the ship's technological advancements, including the world’s first humanoid bartender at…

Holland America Names <i>Rotterdam</i> Senior Staff Officers
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Holland America Names Rotterdam Senior Staff Officers

Evan Gove - February 9, 2021

We'll have to wait a few more months before Holland America Line's newest ship is delivered, but the cruise line announced the senior staff officers who will…

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…

Brief Encounters in the Andes
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Brief Encounters in the Andes

Mark Orwoll - February 3, 2021

The ancient Incan warrior-priest, unmoving and in the shadows, remains unnoticed until he brandishes his long-handled battle-ax at us. My companions and I are in a cozy…

Intention is to Vaccinate Crew Says NCL’s Harry Sommer
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Intention is to Vaccinate Crew Says NCL’s Harry Sommer

Evan Gove - February 1, 2021

2020 was a long year for the cruise and travel industry, but the fact that the United States is currently administering more than 1 million COVID-19 vaccines…

Carnival Cruise Line Breaks Ground on New Terminal F
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Carnival Cruise Line Breaks Ground on New Terminal F

Evan Gove - January 29, 2021

On a sunny, cool morning in Miami, cruise industry leaders, port officials and a host of local and national media joined Carnival Cruise Line for a groundbreaking…

Cruise Ship Entertainers Collaborate on “Scandalous Nights Variety Show”
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Cruise Ship Entertainers Collaborate on “Scandalous Nights Variety Show”

Evan Gove - January 28, 2021

One of the best parts about a cruise vacation is the incredible entertainment found on board. From musicians and singers to dancers and even magicians, there's always…

Orlando Ashford Named Executive Chairman of Azamara
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Orlando Ashford Named Executive Chairman of Azamara

Evan Gove - January 27, 2021

It wasn't a long hiatus from the cruise industry for Orlando Ashford. The former President of Holland America Line stepped down from the company in May of…

Exploring Windstar Cruises’ New Voyage Planner
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Exploring Windstar Cruises’ New Voyage Planner

Evan Gove - January 27, 2021

Raise your hand if you've had a cruise cancelled in the past 10 months. Since March 2020, excited cruises have been booking months in advance only to…

MSC Cruises Resumes Service in the Western Mediterranean
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MSC Cruises Resumes Service in the Western Mediterranean

Evan Gove - January 25, 2021

Need something positive to help you break free from the doldrums of January? MSC Cruises has resumed operation in the Mediterranean on board their flagship MSC Grandiosa after a…

Choose Your Cruise – January 22, 2021
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Cruise Deal of the Week
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Choose Your Cruise – January 22, 2021

Evan Gove - January 22, 2021

Happy Friday! We're cruising into the weekend with a few awesome trips you can book for 2021 and beyond. Next week, MSC Cruises is restarting operation in…

Cutting The Muster
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Cutting The Muster

Grant Balfour - January 21, 2021

Cruise fans have been eager for good news. And there’s a lot of hope hanging on the brand-new way many major megaships are managing the muster. The…

U.S. Virgin Islands Remind Travelers to Get Tested
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U.S. Virgin Islands Remind Travelers to Get Tested

Evan Gove - January 20, 2021

The U.S. Virgin Islands Department of Tourism reminded visitors from the mainland United States that they must to use the Travel Screening Portal at usvitravelportal.com to submit the…

Norwegian Cruise Line Will Restart Operation in May
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Norwegian Cruise Line Will Restart Operation in May

Evan Gove - January 19, 2021

In a statement this morning, Norwegian Cruise Line announced they've made the difficult decision to further suspend their cruise operations through April 2021. Following in the footsteps…

Oceania Cruises Announces 180-Day World Voyage
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Oceania Cruises Announces 180-Day World Voyage

Evan Gove - January 14, 2021

In Jules Verne's epic adventure story, it takes protagonist Phileas Fogg 80 days to circumnavigate the globe. Oceania Cruises wants to take cruisers on a similarly epic…

Construction Begins on <i>Carnival Celebration</i>
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Construction Begins on Carnival Celebration

Evan Gove - January 13, 2021

One of the most important milestones in shipbuilding took place at the Meyer Turku shipyard in Finland today. Construction on Carnival Cruise Line's Carnival Celebration is now underway for the…

‘Pent-up Demand’ for Cruising Says CEO Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd
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‘Pent-up Demand’ for Cruising Says CEO Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd

Evan Gove - January 12, 2021

After more than 30 years at the helm of Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd, it's safe to say chairman and chief executive officer Richard D. Fain is one of…

Carnival Cruise Line Extends Pause Until April
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Carnival Cruise Line Extends Pause Until April

Evan Gove - January 6, 2021

UPDATE 1:51pm: Carnival Corporation sub-brands Holland America Line and Princess Cruises have also pushed back their restart date. HAL will now resume operation in April of 2021…

Bankrupt Jalesh Cruises Leaves Employees High and Dry
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Bankrupt Jalesh Cruises Leaves Employees High and Dry

Evan Gove - December 28, 2020

April 17, 2019 was an important date for India’s Jalesh Cruises. It was the first time passengers set foot onboard the recently purchased Karnika for a cruise…

The Myth of the Storm Petrel
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The Myth of the Storm Petrel

Janet Groene - December 24, 2020

Poets have called them “gypsies of the sea” and “black lightning.” Some sailors see them as omens of bad luck, while ancient sailors are said to have…

Choose Your Cruise – December 23, 2020
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Choose Your Cruise – December 23, 2020

Evan Gove - December 23, 2020

For those of you counting down the days, we're just a week away from 2021! From all of us here at the Porthole Cruise network, we hope…

New <i>Costa Firenze</i> Delivered By Fincantieri
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New Costa Firenze Delivered By Fincantieri

Evan Gove - December 22, 2020

When cruise does come back, at least we'll have some brand new ships to enjoy! Costa Cruises officially took delivery of their newest ship Costa Firenze from Fincantieri's Marghera…

Steve Leland’s 2020 Travel Recap
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Steve Leland’s 2020 Travel Recap

Steve Leland - December 21, 2020

After nine months of travel lockdown, 2020 hindsight takes on new relevance as we grapple with how things could have been done differently, but then again who…

Attend Your Favorite Cruise Ship Art Auction From Home
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Attend Your Favorite Cruise Ship Art Auction From Home

Evan Gove - December 19, 2020

There’s a lot people miss about cruising. From exploring new ports of call to the impeccable service that makes you feel like royalty, cruising is an experience…

Rich and Famous Eye Barbuda for Development
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Rich and Famous Eye Barbuda for Development

Evan Gove - December 16, 2020

Barbuda may very well be the most untouched island in the whole Caribbean, but if Robert De Niro and other wealthy investors have their way, the island…

Choose Your Cruise – December 11, 2020
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Choose Your Cruise – December 11, 2020

Evan Gove - December 11, 2020

The cruise industry took a step back this week with the news that more cruise lines are pushing back their start date well into the spring. But…

VIDEO:<i>Emerald Azzurra</i> Float Out Ceremony
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VIDEO:Emerald Azzurra Float Out Ceremony

Evan Gove - December 8, 2020

  Is it January 2022 yet? That's how long cruisers will have to wait before they can sail on board the newest yacht from Emerald Cruises. We…

Choose Your Cruise – December 4, 2020
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Choose Your Cruise – December 4, 2020

Evan Gove - December 4, 2020

Did you miss out on the awesome Black Friday cruise deals last week? Never fear! We're back with a new edition of Choose Your Cruise and there…

OceanMedallion to be Used on All Princess Cruises Ships
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OceanMedallion to be Used on All Princess Cruises Ships

Evan Gove - December 3, 2020

As cruise lines prep for a return to service, new details continue to emerge about what life on board will be like for cruisers. Princess Cruises, who's…

PONANT Announces Solar Eclipse Cruise
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PONANT Announces Solar Eclipse Cruise

Evan Gove - November 26, 2020

Need something to look forward to? 2021 is almost here and it's bringing with it a total solar eclipse! On December 4, 2021, the moon will fully…

All Cruises Will Have a Contingency Plan, Says Carnival’s Arnold Donald
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All Cruises Will Have a Contingency Plan, Says Carnival’s Arnold Donald

Evan Gove - November 24, 2020

Throughout the entire pandemic, Carnival Corporation CEO Arnold Donald has remained stout in his belief that cruising will be back and better than ever before. Their have…

Disney Cruise Line Will Now Return in February
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Disney Cruise Line Will Now Return in February

Evan Gove - November 23, 2020

Cruise lines continue pushing back their restart date as they work their way through the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's new framework for conditional sailing. The…

CDC Upgrades Cruising Risk to Level 4, the Highest Possible
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CDC Upgrades Cruising Risk to Level 4, the Highest Possible

Evan Gove - November 23, 2020

On Saturday, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention updated their travel advisory for cruise ships to level 4, meaning that there was a “very high”…

Cruise Deal of the Week – November 20, 2020
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Cruise Deal of the Week – November 20, 2020

Evan Gove - November 20, 2020

It's almost Thanksgiving! While some people look forward to a heaping pile of mashed potatoes and gravy, those of us savvy shoppers are looking ahead to the…

Princess Cruises Cancels All Cruises Until April
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Princess Cruises Cancels All Cruises Until April

Evan Gove - November 20, 2020

On the heels of Carnival Cruise Line cancelling all cruises until February 2021, their sister line Princess Cruises has decided to push back their restart as well.…

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…

First Look at Silversea’s <i>Silver Moon</I> Interiors
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First Look at Silversea’s Silver Moon Interiors

Evan Gove - November 16, 2020

Silversea Cruises took delivery of their brand new ship Silver Moon just a few weeks ago and to celebrate, Silversea’s Chief Marketing Officer Barbara Muckermann hosted a…

Choose Your Cruise – November 13, 2020
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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…

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

Evan Gove - November 11, 2020

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

A Taste Of San Miguel: Tacos and Tequila
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A Taste Of San Miguel: Tacos and Tequila

Steve Leland - November 5, 2020

I’m always hungry. Hungry for travel, knowledge, friendship and it goes without saying, food! If presented with an à la carte menu of excursions or adventures, a…

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…

Norwegian Cruise Brands Cancel Sailings Through December
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Norwegian Cruise Brands Cancel Sailings Through December

Evan Gove - November 2, 2020

Cruisers were thrilled last Friday when the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention chose not to renew their no-sail order that had been in effect since March.…

CDC Lifts No-Sail Order, Outlines Cruise Return
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CDC Lifts No-Sail Order, Outlines Cruise Return

Evan Gove - October 30, 2020

The CDC announced this afternoon they would let the no-sail order expire, but in it's place they've instituted a conditional sail order with plenty of hoops cruise…

Choose Your Cruise – October 30, 2020
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Cruise Deal of the Week
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Choose Your Cruise – October 30, 2020

Evan Gove - October 30, 2020

There's nothing scary about tomorrow for cruisers! Sure, the streets of America will be filled with ghosts, goblins and probably a ton of people riding skateboards and…

Tom McAlpin of Virgin Voyages Talks <i>Scarlet Lady</i>, Ship Eats & More
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Tom McAlpin of Virgin Voyages Talks Scarlet Lady, Ship Eats & More

Evan Gove - October 27, 2020

One of the newest cruise lines to join the industry, with a ship design unlike any other, Virgin Voyages was scheduled to sail from Miami for the…

CDC Reaffirms Warning Against Nonessential Travel, Including Cruises
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CDC Reaffirms Warning Against Nonessential Travel, Including Cruises

Evan Gove - October 26, 2020

The CDC has updated a level 3 warning to avoid nonessential travel, citing cruises in particular as a known spreader of COVID-19.  The update on the CDC…

Choose Your Cruise – October 23, 2020
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Choose Your Cruise – October 23, 2020

Evan Gove - October 23, 2020

Halloween is right around the corner and the scariest thing cruisers can think of is spending a full nine months on land. Knock on wood, we're at…

Porthole Cruise Exclusive: Port Everglades Prepares for Cruising’s Return
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Porthole Cruise Exclusive: Port Everglades Prepares for Cruising’s Return

Evan Gove - October 22, 2020

It’s difficult to overstate how important Port Everglades is to not just Broward County, but South Florida as a whole. Along with being South Florida’s primary seaport…

Holland America Sets Sights on Alaska Cruises in 2021
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Holland America Sets Sights on Alaska Cruises in 2021

Evan Gove - October 20, 2020

As cruise lines continue beefing up their offerings for 2021, Holland America Line announced a renewed focus on Alaska with a full lineup of cruises and land excursions…

Bahamas Paradise Cruise Line Announces December Return
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Bahamas Paradise Cruise Line Announces December Return

Evan Gove - October 16, 2020

Bahamas Paradise Cruise Line today announced a voluntary extension of its sailing operations until December 18, 2020. The news comes after the Centers for Disease Control and…

Choose Your Cruise – October 16, 2020
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Cruise Deal of the Week
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Choose Your Cruise – October 16, 2020

Evan Gove - October 16, 2020

In honor of Halloween, here's the most terrifying story you can tell in four sentences.  The door slowly creaks open. Blue light from the computer screen illuminates…

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

Evan Gove - October 15, 2020

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

President Trump in Miami, Will He Talk Cruising?
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President Trump in Miami, Will He Talk Cruising?

Evan Gove - October 15, 2020

He might be the most important man in cruising. Who could that be, you ask? Why, the President of the United States, of course.  The one thing stopping…

Costa Cruises Releases New Sustainability Report
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Costa Cruises Releases New Sustainability Report

Evan Gove - October 14, 2020

How often have you heard the phrase "Going Green" or something similar? From reducing plastic waste to fuel-efficient and hybrid vehicles, everywhere you look people are trying…

Stay Connected with Your Favorite Cruise Friends
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Stay Connected with Your Favorite Cruise Friends

Evan Gove - October 13, 2020

One of the most difficult parts of the COVID-19 pandemic has been social distancing. It’s vitally important to prevent the spread of the virus, but it’s challenging…

November Cruises Are No More
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November Cruises Are No More

Evan Gove - October 12, 2020

The writing was on the wall, we just didn't want to read it.  Carnival Cruise Line, the last holdout for cruising in November, has officially cancelled all…

P&O Cruises Welcomes <i>Iona</i> to Their Fleet
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P&O Cruises Welcomes Iona to Their Fleet

Evan Gove - October 12, 2020

Meyer Werft shipyard played host to a special moment on Friday when P&O Cruises officially took ownership of Iona, their newest ship. P&O Cruises president Paul Ludlow was on hand for…

VP to Host Conference Call with Cruise Lines Today
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VP to Host Conference Call with Cruise Lines Today

Evan Gove - October 9, 2020

According to Vice President Mike Pence's Daily Guidance and Press Schedule, today is a big day for cruisers. At 2pm this afternoon, the Vice President will lead…

Carnival Cruise Line Gives Us Something to Celebrate
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Carnival Cruise Line Gives Us Something to Celebrate

Evan Gove - October 9, 2020

If you're itching to cruise like the rest of us, Carnival Cruise Line did you a favor and opened up booking for their upcoming ship Carnival Celebration!…

Choose Your Cruise – October 9, 2020
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Cruise Deal of the Week
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Choose Your Cruise – October 9, 2020

Evan Gove - October 9, 2020

Did you hear the news? Royal Caribbean International got the go-ahead from the government of Singapore to resume cruise operations from the city on December 1! The…

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

Porthole Cruise and Travel Magazine - October 8, 2020

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…

No Cruises Until December, Says Norwegian Cruise Line
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No Cruises Until December, Says Norwegian Cruise Line

Evan Gove - October 5, 2020

In a statement on their website this morning, Norwegian Cruise Line has cancelled all cruises embarking in November as well as all sailings on Norwegian Star, Norwegian Spirit,…

White House Meeting Postponed Due to Positive COVID-19 Tests
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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…

Choose Your Cruise – October 2, 2020
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Cruise Deal of the Week
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Choose Your Cruise – October 2, 2020

Evan Gove - October 2, 2020

Cruisers, we have an announcement. At some point today, representatives from the cruise industry will meet with members of the Trump Administration's Coronavirus task force, including Vice…

Your 2020 Fall Road Trip To-Do List
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Your 2020 Fall Road Trip To-Do List

Natasha Furness - October 2, 2020

As the warm, sunny days of summertime come to a close, many are looking to tailor their trip destinations to something a bit more Fall-focused. Just like…

No-Sail Order Officially Pushed to Halloween
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No-Sail Order Officially Pushed to Halloween

Evan Gove - October 1, 2020

CruiAs we reported yesterday, the rumor flying around the cruise world was that the Trump Administration, Vice President Mike Pence specifically, was planning on overruling the Centers…

Royal Caribbean Margaritas: Sabor the Taste
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Royal Caribbean Margaritas: Sabor the Taste

Evan Gove - September 30, 2020

Summer may be coming to an end, but that’s all the more reason to dust off your bartending skills and make your favorite tropical cocktail at home!…

REPORT: No-Sail Order to End October 31
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REPORT: No-Sail Order to End October 31

Evan Gove - September 30, 2020

Last night, American news website Axios reported on a meeting held in the White House Situation Room and it could be good news for cruisers. According to…

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…

Choose Your Cruise – September 25, 2020
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Cruise Deal of the Week
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Choose Your Cruise – September 25, 2020

Evan Gove - September 25, 2020

Cruise lines are starting to realize that when they are allowed to sail again in America, people aren't going to be as keen to hop on an…

Crystal Clean
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Crystal Clean

Porthole Cruise and Travel Magazine - September 23, 2020

Already renowned for luxurious accommodations and signature butler service (voted best onboard enrichment and service in our 2019 Readers’ Choice Awards), Crystal River Cruises can trumpet that…

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…

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

Judi Cuervo - September 16, 2020

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

Day @ Sea: Regent’s <i>Seven Seas Splendor</i>
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Day @ Sea: Regent’s Seven Seas Splendor

Janice Wald Henderson - September 15, 2020

I lean over the teak railing, my plush robe cosseting me from the brisk and salty morning air. Cobalt water, the color of my daughter’s newborn eyes,…

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,…

Choose Your Cruise – September 11, 2020
Cruise Deal of the Week
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Cruise Deal of the Week
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Choose Your Cruise – September 11, 2020

Evan Gove - September 11, 2020

Today isn't a normal Friday. It's September 11.  Nearly two decades ago, America was attacked by those who see freedom and democracy as the enemy. Since that…

Cruise Recipe: AmaWaterways’ Black Forest Cake
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Cruise Recipe: AmaWaterways’ Black Forest Cake

Evan Gove - September 9, 2020

One can hardly visit Germany without being tempted by its smorgasbord of iconic delicacies—many of which have been brought over and are now enjoyed throughout the United…

Choose Your Cruise – September 4, 2020
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Cruise Deal of the Week
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Choose Your Cruise – September 4, 2020

Evan Gove - September 4, 2020

Say do you remember, dancing in September? Earth, Wind & Fire's most famous tunes is a staple at weddings, galas and more and now is the best…

Are Caribbean Yacht Charters the Perfect Vacation?
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Are Caribbean Yacht Charters the Perfect Vacation?

Evan Gove - September 3, 2020

The last thing a vacation should be is a lot of work. People decide to take a cruise because there’s no work involved. You’re waited on hand…

River Cruise Bookings Are Up, Says AmaWaterways
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River Cruise Bookings Are Up, Says AmaWaterways

Evan Gove - September 2, 2020

Yesterday morning, AmaWaterways made the difficult decision to suspend operation until November for all but one ship. The river cruise company pioneered the industry return to cruising…

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…

<i>Aqua Nera</I> Introduced by Aqua Expeditions
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Aqua Nera Introduced by Aqua Expeditions

Evan Gove - August 31, 2020

How much do you really know about South America’s famed Amazon river? More than 4,000 miles long and home to an abundance of life, the river isn’t…

Choose Your Cruise – August 28, 2020
Cruise Deal of the Week
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Cruise Deal of the Week
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Choose Your Cruise – August 28, 2020

Evan Gove - August 28, 2020

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

Will Expedition Yachts Be the Future of Cruising?
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Will Expedition Yachts Be the Future of Cruising?

Evan Gove - August 27, 2020

One thing we’ve heard a lot of lately is that small ship cruise lines will have an easier time returning to full operation following the COVID-19 pandemic. Aqua…

Costa Cruises Is One Step Closer to Return
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Costa Cruises Is One Step Closer to Return

Evan Gove - August 26, 2020

After considering the opinion of experts from the fields of health and science, Costa Cruises has implemented a COVID-19 testing protocol for all passengers embarking on Costa…

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…

Not Guilty!
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Not Guilty!

Steve Leland - August 25, 2020

I’m pretty sure that we all glossed over the chapter on the rules for pandemic survival in the master plan of life. Regardless of our innocence and…

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…

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

Evan Gove - August 20, 2020

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

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…

Distress Without Cruise Ships, Says Jamaica’s Tourism Minister
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Distress Without Cruise Ships, Says Jamaica’s Tourism Minister

Evan Gove - August 17, 2020

Cruising has been through a lot in the past six months, but so too have the many nations who rely on tourism to keep their economies moving.…

A Positive COVID-19 Test Derailed an Alaska Cruise, But Did It Have To?
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A Positive COVID-19 Test Derailed an Alaska Cruise, But Did It Have To?

Evan Gove - August 14, 2020

The sky was falling if you listened to media outlets from all over the country.  UnCruise Adventures had only been back in action for less than a…

Choose Your Cruise – August 14, 2020
Cruise Deal of the Week
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Cruise Deal of the Week
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Choose Your Cruise – August 14, 2020

Evan Gove - August 14, 2020

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

Silversea Cruises Announces 157 New Expedition Voyages
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Silversea Cruises Announces 157 New Expedition Voyages

Evan Gove - August 13, 2020

In an age when most cruise lines are cancelling sailings, luxury small ship line Silversea Cruises is doing the opposite. The cruise line has 157 new itineraries…

Cruising’s Hottest New Clubs
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Cruising’s Hottest New Clubs

Judi Cuervo - August 12, 2020

Everybody dance now!  Not too long ago, a get-down, get-funky night of dancing to popular music was nearly unheard of linaboard a cruise ship. A disco, if…

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…

MSC Cruises Sets Mediterranean Start Dates
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MSC Cruises Sets Mediterranean Start Dates

Evan Gove - August 10, 2020

Just a week after announcing protocols for health and safety on board their cruise ships, MSC Cruises has a concrete start date for sailings in the Mediterranean. MSC Grandiosa and MSC…

The (Mostly) Wild Allure of Ocean Cay MSC Marine Reserve
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The (Mostly) Wild Allure of Ocean Cay MSC Marine Reserve

Porthole Cruise and Travel Magazine - August 6, 2020

With 17 cruise ships and more on the way, MSC Cruises continues to surprise and delight guests with the “European feel” on their ships, the lush spreads…

Royal, Carnival Cancel Cruises Through October
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Royal, Carnival Cancel Cruises Through October

Evan Gove - August 5, 2020

In a move that was not unexpected, but certainly disappointing, Carnival Cruise Line and Royal Caribbean International joined Norwegian Cruise Line in cancelling all cruises through the…

Norwegian on Electronic Muster Drills: Still Looking at Other Options
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Norwegian on Electronic Muster Drills: Still Looking at Other Options

Evan Gove - August 4, 2020

When Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings and Royal Caribbean Group entered into a collaboration they called the Healthy Sail Panel, their goal was to make cruising safer for…

Cruising Will Be Safe Says NCL’s Harry Sommer
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Cruising Will Be Safe Says NCL’s Harry Sommer

Evan Gove - August 2, 2020

When Norwegian Cruise Line President Harry Sommer took over for departing president Andy Stuart in December of 2019, everything was looking up for the cruise line and…

Choose Your Cruise – July 31, 2020
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Cruise Deal of the Week
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Choose Your Cruise – July 31, 2020

Evan Gove - July 31, 2020

Wow did July fly by or what! Tomorrow is August 1st and we're smack dab in the middle of summertime. Today we have cruises on three brand…

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…

Fear of Flying Hurting Cruising, Says Mystic Cruises President
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Fear of Flying Hurting Cruising, Says Mystic Cruises President

Evan Gove - July 30, 2020

What started as a single cruise ship on the Douro Rivers has evolved into Mystic Invest, one of Portugal’s premier tourism brands thanks to company founder and…

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.…

Choose Your Cruise – July 24, 2020
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Cruise Deal of the Week
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Choose Your Cruise – July 24, 2020

Evan Gove - July 24, 2020

Cruising is back in some parts of the world, but the rest of us will have to wait a little longer until we can cruise again. Cruise…

Royal Caribbean Implements New Safety Drill 
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Royal Caribbean Implements New Safety Drill 

Evan Gove - July 24, 2020

It’s the least exciting, but most necessary part of any cruise vacation; the muster drill. We’ve heard a lot about safety-first cruising lately, and it appears Royal…

Hon. Moses Kirkconnell Sees Opportunity for Cayman Islands
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Hon. Moses Kirkconnell Sees Opportunity for Cayman Islands

Evan Gove - July 24, 2020

After a record-breaking number of visitors to the Cayman Islands in 2019, the islands seemed poised for a bright future. But after the COVID-19 outbreak, those working…

Princess Cruises Cancels Most Voyages Until December 15
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Princess Cruises Cancels Most Voyages Until December 15

Evan Gove - July 23, 2020

Citing the continued COVID-19 virus pandemic, Princess Cruises made the difficult decision to extend their pause in cruising operations for voyages in Asia, Caribbean, California Coast, Hawaii,…

Itching to Cruise? Try a Private Yacht Charter Instead
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Cruise News
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Itching to Cruise? Try a Private Yacht Charter Instead

Evan Gove - July 20, 2020

It could be a while before cruisers are back on board their favorite ships, so one cruise booking service decided to do something about it.  Cruise.com, a…

Royal Caribbean’s Healthy Cruise Panel, Cruise with Confidence Programs
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Royal Caribbean’s Healthy Cruise Panel, Cruise with Confidence Programs

Matt Hochberg - July 20, 2020

With most cruises on hold around the world, you might be wondering what is happening with Royal Caribbean cruises today, and what to expect going forward. Despite…

Royal Caribbean Extends Pause Until Oct 1
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Royal Caribbean Extends Pause Until Oct 1

Evan Gove - July 17, 2020

Cruisers woke up to some not-so-great news this morning. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention updated their no-sail order, pushing the date back to October 2020.…

CDC to Cruise Lines: No Cruising Until October
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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.…

Choose Your Cruise – July 17, 2020
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Choose Your Cruise – July 17, 2020

Evan Gove - July 17, 2020

Happy Friday, everyone! We have a VERY special edition of Choose Your Cruise today and it includes three cruise ships that aren't even sailing yet! Nothing beats that…

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…

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…

Cariloha Bamboo: Comfort, Style and Sustainability
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Cariloha Bamboo: Comfort, Style and Sustainability

Evan Gove - July 10, 2020

When it comes to being cool and comfortable, the fabrics in your life matter. There are countless fabric-makers who tout their sweat-wicking, antibacterial materials, but did you…

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

Evan Gove - July 9, 2020

Mid-July in Bar Harbor, Maine is usually peak season for cruise ships, but not this year. Tuesday night struck another blow to an already beleaguered industry when…

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…

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

Evan Gove - July 6, 2020

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

Choose Your Cruise – July 2, 2020
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Cruise Deal of the Week
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Choose Your Cruise – July 2, 2020

Evan Gove - July 2, 2020

Happy Independence Day! This July 4th is going to be a little different than most years but that doesn't mean we can't have fun, celebrate our freedom,…

Celestyal Cruises to Pause Until 2021
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Celestyal Cruises to Pause Until 2021

Evan Gove - June 30, 2020

A popular Mediterranean small ship cruise line is pressing pause until 2021. In their announcement this morning, Celestyal Cruises made the difficult decision to pause operation until…

SeaDream Yacht Club Completes First Cruise Back
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SeaDream Yacht Club Completes First Cruise Back

Evan Gove - June 29, 2020

SeaDream Yacht Club has resumed sailing on SeaDream I, embarking this week on the first of a schedule of 7-day and 12-day Norwegian sailings with itineraries selected…

A Healthy <i>Scarlet Lady</i> Heads Back to Europe
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A Healthy Scarlet Lady Heads Back to Europe

Evan Gove - June 25, 2020

It was a beautiful March morning in Miami when Virgin Voyages’ first ship Scarlet Lady slid gracefully into her berth at PortMiami. The excitement was palpable as…

REPORT: Europe to Reopen, But Not For Americans
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REPORT: Europe to Reopen, But Not For Americans

Evan Gove - June 23, 2020

According to a breaking news report from the New York Times this afternoon, Americans could be barred from entering European Union countries as they begin to reopen…

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

Evan Gove - June 22, 2020

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

American Queen Steamboat Company Partners with Uniworld
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American Queen Steamboat Company Partners with Uniworld

Evan Gove - June 22, 2020

When Uniworld Boutique River Cruises cancelled their summer itineraries due to COVID-19, many passengers were left frustrated that their upcoming cruise was no longer. Many had the…

ANTI-SOCIAL DISTANCING? Solo Cruising in the Covid-19 Era
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ANTI-SOCIAL DISTANCING? Solo Cruising in the Covid-19 Era

Judi Cuervo - June 22, 2020

When I think of cruising in the Covid-19 era, the chorus of Eric Carmen’s 1975 pop hit “All By Myself” wafts through my mind because, more often…

Bali Resort Looks to Entice Guests with Extended Stays
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Bali Resort Looks to Entice Guests with Extended Stays

Evan Gove - June 16, 2020

The Indonesian island of Bali takes up a spot on most bucket lists and one resort on the island is offering extended stay options for people looking…

River Cruising Returning to Australia
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River Cruising Returning to Australia

Evan Gove - June 15, 2020

Australian cruise operator Captain Cook Cruises is returning their river cruise operations back to normal starting June 23rd on Australia’s Murray River. The 7-night ‘Welcome Back’ cruise…

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…

10 Boutique Oregon Wineries That Need Exploring
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10 Boutique Oregon Wineries That Need Exploring

Evan Gove - June 9, 2020

Oregon wine industry has evolved in recent decades from an agricultural afterthought to a major player on the worldwide viticulture stage. The state now has 18 American…

Eco Oceans: Getting to Zero Emissions
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Eco Oceans: Getting to Zero Emissions

Evan Gove - June 4, 2020

Climate change is a hot-button topic these days and for good reason: 2020 will likely rank among the five warmest years on record, according to the National…

Cruising: The Ultimate Thrill Ride
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Cruising: The Ultimate Thrill Ride

Jason Leppert - June 2, 2020

The amusement industry, much like the travel industry, is evolving by leaps and bounds. Cinephiles, for instance, can now enter and interact with the world of Star…

48 Hours in Singapore
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48 Hours in Singapore

Evan Gove - May 28, 2020

Singapore is famously known as clean, green, and safe, not to mention rule-obsessed. Located just above the equator, it’s a modern and super-efficient city-state of gleaming skyscrapers,…

Welcome Back! U.S. Virgin Islands to Reopen June 1 
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Welcome Back! U.S. Virgin Islands to Reopen June 1 

Evan Gove - May 27, 2020

There’s good news from one of America’s most popular tourist destinations! The U.S. Virgin Islands will reopen its doors to leisure travelers on Monday, June 1, 2020.…

5 Ways To Sail Safely When Cruising Returns 
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5 Ways To Sail Safely When Cruising Returns 

Evan Gove - May 27, 2020

Some cruise lines are preparing their ships and crews for a return to normal, but that doesn’t mean cruising will be exactly the same when we get…

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…

Australia, Spain Extend Cruise Ship Ban 
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Australia, Spain Extend Cruise Ship Ban 

Evan Gove - May 26, 2020

While American’s spent Friday warming up the grill and preparing to pay their respects to our fallen military service members for Memorial Day, Australia took an aggressive…

CEO Carnival Corp Talks Future Of Cruising with Porthole Cruise
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CEO Carnival Corp Talks Future Of Cruising with Porthole Cruise

Evan Gove - May 26, 2020

Earlier this month, Arnold Donald joined editor-in-chief of Porthole Cruise Magazine, Bill Panoff, to discuss the latest in cruise news and Carnival Corporation’s response to COVID-19. Here…

Cruise Ship Entertainers Pivot in the Wake of COVID-19
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Cruise Ship Entertainers Pivot in the Wake of COVID-19

Evan Gove - May 25, 2020

Alan Chamo feels most at home on stage entertaining cruise audiences with his brilliant mentalism, hilarious comedy sets and edge-of-your-seat magic routines. However, without ships setting sail,…

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

CRUISE RECIPE:  Star Clippers’ Crème Brûlée
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CRUISE RECIPE:  Star Clippers’ Crème Brûlée

Judi Cuervo - May 14, 2020

Hungry to Sail Again There I was, thinking home-made crème brûlée would be an ambitious undertaking. I was a tad intimidated by all those accent marks and…

<i>MSC Grandiosa</i>: The Name Says It All
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MSC Grandiosa: The Name Says It All

Steve Leland - May 13, 2020

In today’s cruise world, being good simply isn’t good enough. So when you are given a name like “Grandiosa,” expectations run high. MSC Cruises has pulled the…

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…

Vitamin Sea: The Suite Life
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Vitamin Sea: The Suite Life

Evan Gove - May 6, 2020

As wellness continues to take center stage in everyday life, cruise ships are giving healthy-minded passengers a boost with wellness-themed rooms and suites featuring a variety of…

CRUISE RECIPE:  Holland America’s Bread & Butter Pudding
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CRUISE RECIPE:  Holland America’s Bread & Butter Pudding

Judi Cuervo - May 4, 2020

Hungry to Sail Again Culinarily speaking, there are a few cruise favorites that, over the years, have become classics: Norwegian’s baked potato soup, Carnival’s Melting Chocolate Cake,…

Carnival Corp CEO Talks COVID-19 Response with Porthole Cruise
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Carnival Corp CEO Talks COVID-19 Response with Porthole Cruise

Evan Gove - May 1, 2020

How important is Carnival Corporation to the cruise industry? The conglomerate holds nine of cruising’s most recognizable brands and employs hundreds of thousands of people both here…

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…

Choose Your Cruise – April 24, 2020
Cruise Deal of the Week
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Cruise Deal of the Week
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Choose Your Cruise – April 24, 2020

Evan Gove - April 24, 2020

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

Cruise News
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More People Searching for Travel Says CEO of Revelex

Evan Gove - April 22, 2020

For more than 20 years, Revelex has provided a powerful booking engine for dozens of major cruise lines. Company CEO David Goodis has his pulse on not…

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…

CRUISE RECIPE:  Onion Tarte from French Country Waterways
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CRUISE RECIPE: Onion Tarte from French Country Waterways

Judi Cuervo - April 16, 2020

Hungry to Sail Again What I simply adore about cruising is its variety.  We can sail massive ships, mid-size ships, small ships, river boats, yachts, expedition ships….and,…

Holland America Line Extends Temporary Pause
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Holland America Line Extends Temporary Pause

Evan Gove - April 15, 2020

Holland America Line followed suit with sister line Carnival in extending their pause on cruise operations until mid-summer. In a statement yesterday, company President Orlando Ashford explained…

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…

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…

Choose Your Cruise – April 10, 2020
Cruise Deal of the Week
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Cruise Deal of the Week
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Choose Your Cruise – April 10, 2020

Evan Gove - April 10, 2020

It's choose your cruise time! Last week we posted some of our favorite expedition cruises from companies who are really pushing the boundaries between luxury and adventure.…

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…

Talking FOOD & Carnival Mardi Gras with Master Chef Rudi Sodamin
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Talking FOOD & Carnival Mardi Gras with Master Chef Rudi Sodamin

Evan Gove - April 7, 2020

Whether he’s sprinkling parsley on flaky filets of dover sole at Rudi’s Sel de Mer or cutting the ribbon at Carnival Kitchen on board the new Carnival…

<i>Zaandam</i>, <i>Rotterdam</i> Finally Dock in Florida
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Zaandam, Rotterdam Finally Dock in Florida

Evan Gove - April 3, 2020

The weeks long ordeal for passengers and crew on board Holland America Line Zaandam and Rotterdam is finally over. The ship docked in Fort Lauderdale, FL today…

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

Evan Gove - March 30, 2020

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

Cruise Memories: Just What We Needed
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Cruise Memories: Just What We Needed

Evan Gove - March 26, 2020

While we wait for cruising to come back into our lives, we've been asking cruising from all over the world to share their cruise stories from over…

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
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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…

Cruise Memories with Porthole Cruise Founder Bill Panoff
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Cruise Memories with Porthole Cruise Founder Bill Panoff

Evan Gove - March 19, 2020

Since we're all taking a break from cruising for the time being, we decided the best thing to do was to share some of our favorite cruise…

<i>Celebrity Edge</i> Crew Gets the Chance to Cruise like Guests
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Celebrity Edge Crew Gets the Chance to Cruise like Guests

Evan Gove - March 17, 2020

The news that thousands of cruisers would have their vacations cancelled over the next 30 to 60 days sent shockwaves around the travel industry and rightfully so.…

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…

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 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…

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

Evan Gove - February 28, 2020

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

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…

Port Guide: Nassau and New Providence Island
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Port Guide: Nassau and New Providence Island

Evan Gove - February 26, 2020

One of the most popular ports of call in the world is Nassau, which is located on the island of New Providence, the most populated of the…

Cruise Deal of the Week – February 21, 2020
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Cruise Deal of the Week – February 21, 2020

Evan Gove - February 21, 2020

When most people thing about getting on a cruise ship, its in some tropical port like Miami or Fort Lauderdale, but there's actually a lot of great…

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…

Can’t Miss Presidents Day Cruise Deals
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Cruise Deal of the Week
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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…

Cruise Deal of the Week – February 14, 2020
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Cruise Deal of the Week
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Cruise Deal of the Week – February 14, 2020

Evan Gove - February 14, 2020

Few place on Earth are more romantic than the Mediterranean. Whether you're sampling the gelato in Naples, shopping for flowers at the Central Market in Cadiz, or…

Cruise Deal of the Week – February 7, 2020
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Cruise Deal of the Week
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Cruise Deal of the Week – February 7, 2020

Evan Gove - February 7, 2020

One of the fastest growing cruise lines sailing today is MSC Cruises. With 17 ships in the fleet, MSC has cruises sailing all over the world with…

Discovering the Canadian Rockies by Rail
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Discovering the Canadian Rockies by Rail

Evan Gove - January 31, 2020

It’s been 30 years since luxury train company Rocky Mountaineer embarked on its first journey through the Canadian Rockies, but as you gaze out through the oversized…

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

Evan Gove - January 24, 2020

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

Cruise Deal of the Week – January 10, 2020
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Cruise Deal of the Week – January 10, 2020

Evan Gove - January 10, 2020

Today we have a cruise deal from one of the top names in cruising, Royal Caribbean! Mariner of the Seas recently underwent millions of dollars in renovations, upgrading just…

Soft Adventures for Your Fort Lauderdale Vacation
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Soft Adventures for Your Fort Lauderdale Vacation

Evan Gove - January 8, 2020

Have you booked your first vacation of 2020 yet? You can bet most cruisers have. And of those cruisers, the vast majority are going to be cruising…

Cruise to Alaska Tops List of Vacation Bookings in 2019
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Cruise to Alaska Tops List of Vacation Bookings in 2019

Evan Gove - January 7, 2020

How popular are cruises to Alaska? In a survey conducted by Travel Leaders Group, one of North America’s largest travel agent companies, 38% of respondents booked a…

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

Evan Gove - January 6, 2020

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

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…

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

Porthole Cruise and Travel Magazine - December 18, 2019

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

When in Rome: Where to Stay Before a Cruise
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When in Rome: Where to Stay Before a Cruise

Dana Freeman - December 16, 2019

Located approximately one-hour north-west of Rome, the port of Civitavecchia sees almost two million passengers pass through it annually. This popular port has eight cruise terminals and…

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…

CruiSea is Helping People Meet at Sea
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CruiSea is Helping People Meet at Sea

Evan Gove - December 5, 2019

Have you tried one of the apps out there to meet new people, romantically or otherwise? Now the CruiSea App is proving to be a game changer…

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

Evan Gove - 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…

‘Valiant Lady’ Announced by Virgin Voyages
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‘Valiant Lady’ Announced by Virgin Voyages

Evan Gove - November 19, 2019

Soon Scarlet Lady will have a twin sister cruising the Mediterreanean. Virgin Voyages announced in a press release this morning that their second ship will be named…

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…

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

Evan Gove - 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…

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

Porthole Cruise and Travel Magazine - November 1, 2019

Before you run out and buy way too many bags of discount Halloween candy, you might want to check out the cruise deal of the week on…

Porthole Cruise Magazine’s 2019 Reader’s Choice Award Winners
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Porthole Cruise Magazine’s 2019 Reader’s Choice Award Winners

Evan Gove - November 1, 2019

"Our readers are the real experts when it comes to judging the best of the best in the cruise industry! Here's what they had to say for…

What is a ‘Soft Adventure’ Cruise?
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What is a ‘Soft Adventure’ Cruise?

Evan Gove - October 31, 2019

Adventuring cruising is a popular vacation genre these days, but many think that an expedition cruise means giving up the comforts and amenities found on modern cruise…

Piraeus: Your Gateway to Athens
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Piraeus: Your Gateway to Athens

Evan Gove - October 31, 2019

From high atop the famous Acropolis of Athens, it’s easy to feel like the whole city is at your fingertips. The UNESCO World Heritage site is the…

$100 Million in Renovations for <i>Norwegian Spirit</i>
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$100 Million in Renovations for Norwegian Spirit

Evan Gove - October 28, 2019

In early January 2020, Norwegian Spirit will sail to Marseille, France not for a cruise vacation, but rather an expensive facelift. The ship, part of Norwegian Cruise…

Sky Princess Getting Rave Reviews
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Sky Princess Getting Rave Reviews

Evan Gove - October 23, 2019

The newest member of Princess Cruises’ royal fleet took its first round of guests for a cruise earlier this week and the reviews coming in have been…

A Cruiser’s Guide to Fort Lauderdale’s Best Shopping 
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Cruise Shopping
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A Cruiser’s Guide to Fort Lauderdale’s Best Shopping 

Evan Gove - October 22, 2019

Cruisers have a lot of choices to make and they start long before embarkation day. Do you want to cruise for 7 or 14 days? Should we…

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Do You Call It a Ship or a Boat?

Evan Gove - 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…

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

Evan Gove - 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…

The Best Place to Buy Art? On a Cruise Ship!
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Cruise News
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The Best Place to Buy Art? On a Cruise Ship!

Evan Gove - August 26, 2019

First time cruisers are often surprised to find that along with swimming pools, casinos, and 5-star restaurants, cruise ships are also a hotbed for art buyers and…

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…

Cruise Deal of the Week – August 9, 2019
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Cruise Deal of the Week
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Cruise Deal of the Week – August 9, 2019

Porthole Cruise and Travel Magazine - August 9, 2019

Last minute cruise deals are one of the best ways to save money on your next cruise vacation, but it's not always easy to book one. You…

British Pop Musical ‘SIX’ to debut on Norwegian Ships
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British Pop Musical ‘SIX’ to debut on Norwegian Ships

Porthole Cruise and Travel Magazine - August 7, 2019

Though he ruled England for nearly 4 decades, King Henry VIII was best known for having 6 wives throughout the course of his life. The story of…

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

Evan Gove - 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…

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

Porthole Cruise and Travel 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,…

Scenes from the Porthole Cruise Party 2019!
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Scenes from the Porthole Cruise Party 2019!

Evan Gove - April 19, 2019

The Porthole Cruise Party, Porthole Cruise Magazine's afterparty event at Seatrade Cruise Global, was a huge success again this year with cruise line executives and industry partners…

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

Porthole Cruise and Travel 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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Something for Everyone at Tortola Pier Park

Evan Gove - April 12, 2019

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

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

Porthole Cruise and Travel 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…

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 and Travel 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…

Protected: Railway to the Rockies: The Most Romantic Way to Travel
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Protected: Railway to the Rockies: The Most Romantic Way to Travel

Evan Gove - March 10, 2019

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

Porthole Cruise and Travel 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…

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

Evan Gove - 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…

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

Evan Gove - January 3, 2019

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

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

Porthole Cruise and Travel Magazine - December 28, 2018

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

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

Evan Gove - 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,…

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 and Travel 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…

Dining with Virgin Voyages: It’s SeaLicious!
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Cruise News
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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…

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

Evan Gove - 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…

48 Hours In: One Dam Fine Town
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48 Hours In: One Dam Fine Town

Porthole Cruise and Travel Magazine - July 18, 2018

Amsterdam has always been a seafaring town. It started a thousand years ago as a fishing village on a narrow dammed strip of land surrounded by water…

Cruise Connection: Peruvian Perfection
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Cruise Connection: Peruvian Perfection

Steve Leland - July 13, 2018

Under normal circumstances, one would be hard pressed to find any commonality between intrepid exploration of the Amazon, luxury cruising, and culinary creativity. Then again, cruising with…

Dish It Up: Premium Palates
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Cruise Magazine
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Dish It Up: Premium Palates

Porthole Cruise and Travel Magazine - June 27, 2018

Imagine nibbling caviar, the roe and accoutrements shaped like a flower. Picture tucking into a lobster tail adorned with truffled leeks, before a Grand Marnier soufflé is…

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

Porthole Cruise and Travel 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 Control: Top 4 Reasons to Honeymoon on a Cruise
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Cruise Control: Top 4 Reasons to Honeymoon on a Cruise

Porthole Cruise - January 24, 2018

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

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

Porthole Cruise and Travel 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…

National Parks: Park It!
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Cruise Magazine
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National Parks: Park It!

Porthole Cruise and Travel Magazine - June 28, 2016

Park It Cruise into the United States’ Most Beautiful Natural Gems By Suzanne Carmel As the National Park Service celebrates its centennial this summer, where better for…

A Cruise to Norway Means Magical Memories
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Cruise Magazine
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A Cruise to Norway Means Magical Memories

Porthole Cruise and Travel Magazine - April 23, 2014

A cruise to Norway means magical memories. By Susan Zimmerman Ahoy, voyagers headed to Norway! Take heart; adventure awaits at every port. With its coastline of more…