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5 Reasons to Expore the Mayan City of Lamanai
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5 Reasons to Expore the Mayan City of Lamanai

Porthole Cruise Magazine - June 26, 2019

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The World’s Most Fabulous LGBTQ-Friendly Cruise Ports
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The World’s Most Fabulous LGBTQ-Friendly Cruise Ports

Porthole Cruise Magazine - June 20, 2019

The world’s most faaaaabulous LGBTQ-friendly Cruise Ports By Paul J. Heney Once predominantly relegated to specialty or theme cruises, out gay and lesbian travelers have since had…

Vitamin Sea: Muddy Waters
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Vitamin Sea: Muddy Waters

Porthole Cruise Magazine - June 5, 2019

While children often can’t resist the temptation to get down and dirty with any mud puddle they find in their path, adults may also find themselves tempted…

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

Judi Cuervo - April 18, 2019

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

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

Porthole Cruise Magazine - January 30, 2019

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

48 Hours In: Happy Havana
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48 Hours In: Happy Havana

Porthole Cruise Magazine - January 15, 2019

For many visitors to Havana, the city may seem frozen in time, but if you look beyond the fading facades of its elegant past, the Cuban capital…

Editor-in-Chief Awards 2019
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Editor-in-Chief Awards 2019

Porthole Cruise Magazine - December 31, 2018

2019 Editor-in-Chief Awards As editor-in-chief of Porthole Cruise Magazine, Bill Panoff travels a lot. So each year, he reports back on his favorite travel experiences around the…

The Judi’s Choice Awards 2018
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The Judi’s Choice Awards 2018

Porthole Cruise Magazine - December 19, 2018

The Monthly Mantra And the winners are in! ... And the winners are in! … And the winners are in! It’s time for the Judi’s Choice Awards…

You Picked the Best: 2018 Readers’ Choice Awards!
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You Picked the Best: 2018 Readers’ Choice Awards!

Porthole Cruise Magazine - November 1, 2018

We’re proud to present the very best in the world of cruising as selected by you, the world’s greatest collection of cruise aficionados, cruise experts, and cruise…

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

Porthole Cruise Magazine - September 11, 2018

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

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

Porthole Cruise Magazine - July 25, 2018

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

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

Porthole Cruise 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…

Private I’s
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Private I’s

Porthole Cruise Magazine - July 9, 2018

When cruise lines pioneered private islands as ports of call on Caribbean and Bahamas itineraries decades ago, they were an instant hit. They’ve been upgraded with new…

Blossom of the Costa del Sol
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Blossom of the Costa del Sol

Porthole Cruise Magazine - June 16, 2018

Though it may be a stretch to claim the sun is always shining on Spain’s Costa del Sol, it’s a safe bet that you’ll be treated to…

If You Build It, They Will Cruise
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If You Build It, They Will Cruise

Porthole Cruise Magazine - May 13, 2018

One of the things people love most about cruising is the variety of ports that can be visited on a single voyage. In fact, many travelers plan…

48 Hours: French Fix
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48 Hours: French Fix

Porthole Cruise Magazine - May 11, 2018

Ah, the French. They know how to live. So, when I had the opportunity to experience the Parisian life for two days after my recent river cruise,…

MSC Cruises Kicks off European Season with New Ships and Itineraries
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MSC Cruises Kicks off European Season with New Ships and Itineraries

Porthole Cruise Magazine - May 1, 2018

Though the German city of Hamburg traces its roots back more than a millenium, visitors to the city in recent days saw something quite contemporary docked along…

The Great Wall: Made In China
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The Great Wall: Made In China

Porthole Cruise - April 3, 2018

“Build the wall!” One of the first times a politician ever issued those controversial words was when the Chinese emperor Qin Shi Huang decreed the creation of…

New Terminal Coming to Miami, says Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings
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New Terminal Coming to Miami, says Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings

Porthole Cruise - March 7, 2018

Cruise News - Mar. 7, 2018 Frank Del Rio, President and Chief Executive Officer of Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd. (NCLH), announced plans to begin construction on…

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

Porthole Cruise - March 2, 2018

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

St. Thomas Shopping Guide
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St. Thomas Shopping Guide

Porthole Cruise - March 1, 2018

Island Finds By Sarah Greaves-Gabbadon When you pull into port in St. Thomas, no doubt you’ll be tempted by all the duty-free shopping on offer. After all,…

Our Three Favorite Ferry Rides in Sydney, Australia
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Our Three Favorite Ferry Rides in Sydney, Australia

Porthole Cruise - February 23, 2018

Sydney, Australia is widely considered one of the planet’s most beautiful cities, largely because it encircles the world’s greatest natural harbor – and a visit is not…

Easy, Breezy: Extend your South Florida cruise vacation at Margaritaville Beach Resort
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Easy, Breezy: Extend your South Florida cruise vacation at Margaritaville Beach Resort

Porthole Cruise - January 20, 2018

You definitely won’t be wasting away if you choose to spend some pre- or post-cruise time at the Margaritaville Beach Resort in Hollywood Beach, Florida. Less than…

Caribbean Fashion – Five Hot Designers
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Caribbean Fashion – Five Hot Designers

Porthole Cruise Magazine - January 15, 2018

The Caribbean isn’t only about sea and sand. Local designers are adding style to the equation with island-inspired clothing, jewelry, and accessories. Check out five of the…

Top 3 Cocktail Bars for your Miami Cruise Layover
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Top 3 Cocktail Bars for your Miami Cruise Layover

Porthole Cruise - January 12, 2018

Have a day to kill prior to your Miami cruise? Do you want to get a taste of the true Miami local bar scene? Check out these…

48 Hours in Monte-Carlo
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48 Hours in Monte-Carlo

Porthole Cruise Magazine - December 29, 2017

Five ways to spend two days before or after your cruise from Monte-Carlo By Louise Simpson This miniature principality on the French Riviera coastline is a fantastical…

Island Finds: Spice artist Jessie-Ann Jessamy
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Island Finds: Spice artist Jessie-Ann Jessamy

Porthole Cruise Magazine - December 29, 2017

Grenada artist Jessie-Ann Jessamy creates spice-inspired crafts. By Sarah Greaves-Gabbadon If you’ve ever been to Grenada, the eastern Caribbean country also known as the Isle of Spice,…

Porthole Cruise News Briefs – Dec. 15, 2017
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Porthole Cruise News Briefs – Dec. 15, 2017

Porthole Cruise Magazine - December 15, 2017

Porthole Cruise News Briefs – Dec. 15, 2017 Carnival Cruise Line has two items of note this week: Carnival Fascination is undergoing a multi-million-dollar dry dock, adding…

Porthole Cruise News Briefs – Dec. 8, 2017
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Porthole Cruise News Briefs – Dec. 8, 2017

Porthole Cruise Magazine - December 8, 2017

Porthole Cruise News Briefs - Dec. 8, 2017 Holland America Line’s Nieuw Statendam celebrated her coin ceremony this week. President’s Club member Anne Marie Bartels, the ship’s…

Porthole Cruise News Briefs – Dec. 1, 2017
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Porthole Cruise News Briefs – Dec. 1, 2017

Porthole Cruise Magazine - December 1, 2017

Porthole Cruise News Briefs – Dec. 1, 2017 This week, Puerto Rico welcomed over 7,000 cruise visitors from Freedom of the Seas, Carnival Conquest, and Disney Magic…

Porthole Cruise News Briefs – Nov. 17, 2017
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Porthole Cruise News Briefs – Nov. 17, 2017

Porthole Cruise Magazine - November 17, 2017

Porthole Cruise News Briefs – Nov. 17, 2017 American Cruise Lines has announced the name for the first ship in its Modern Riverboat Series: American Song. The…

Porthole Cruise News Briefs – Nov. 10, 2017
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Porthole Cruise News Briefs – Nov. 10, 2017

Porthole Cruise Magazine - November 10, 2017

Porthole Cruise News Briefs - Nov. 10, 2017 Princess Cruises has released a time-lapse video of a landmark event – Caribbean Princess becoming the first neo-Panamax cruise…

Princess Gets Multimillion-Dollar Terminal Upgrade in Fort Lauderdale
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Princess Gets Multimillion-Dollar Terminal Upgrade in Fort Lauderdale

Porthole Cruise Magazine - November 9, 2017

Princess Gets Multimillion-Dollar Terminal Upgrade in Fort Lauderdale Cruise News - Nov. 9, 2017 Carnival Corporation has announced that it’s completed an extensive, multimillion-dollar redesign and upgrade…

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

Porthole Cruise Magazine - November 3, 2017

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

Star Clippers in Thailand: Girls just want to have fun
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Star Clippers in Thailand: Girls just want to have fun

Porthole Cruise Magazine - October 27, 2017

Girls just want to have fun — on and off the islands of the Andaman Sea  By Heidi Sarna My last girls’ cruise was nearly a decade…

Cruising the British Isles
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Cruising the British Isles

Porthole Cruise Magazine - October 27, 2017

Cruising the British Isles reveals a host of storied sites to explore By Terri Colby About 90 miles outside of London, slowing traffic on the A303 is…

Just Add Land: Australia & New Zealand
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Just Add Land: Australia & New Zealand

Porthole Cruise Magazine - October 27, 2017

A plethora of experiences are waiting for you before and after your cruise from Australia or New Zealand By Natalie Kessell The idyllic lands down under are…

Martinique’s Mélange
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Martinique’s Mélange

Porthole Cruise Magazine - October 27, 2017

Martinique’s Mélange Paris meets Pompeii on this storied Caribbean island. By James Lida You feel it in the boutiques of Trois-Îlets, in the ruins of Saint-Pierre, in…

Like a Local: Los Cabos
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Like a Local: Los Cabos

Porthole Cruise Magazine - October 27, 2017

Close the guidebooks and let a local lead the way By Chris Sands Los Cabos has a way of casting a spell that is not easily broken.…

5 Faves: Hanoi Highlights
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5 Faves: Hanoi Highlights

Porthole Cruise Magazine - October 25, 2017

Hanoi Highlights: 5 Faves of Vietnam’s Capital City For cruisers looking for that next exotic itinerary, today’s major cruise lines and river cruise operators are embracing the…

Silversea Cruises Travels Inland for Adventures
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Silversea Cruises Travels Inland for Adventures

Porthole Cruise Magazine - October 18, 2017

Silversea Cruises Travels Inland for Adventures Cruise News - Oct. 18, 2017 Ultra-luxury line Silversea Cruises is unlocking “uncharted territories” with a new set of adventurous sea-plus-land…

MSC Cruises Teams with Miami Dolphins
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MSC Cruises Teams with Miami Dolphins

Porthole Cruise Magazine - October 18, 2017

MSC Teams with Miami Dolphins Cruise News - Oct. 18, 2017 Swiss-owned MSC Cruises have Miami on their minds. The line, already sending their newest ship to…

The Caribbean Is Open for Business
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The Caribbean Is Open for Business

Porthole Cruise Magazine - October 16, 2017

The Caribbean Is Open for Business Cruise News - Oct. 16, 2017 During a media call this morning, Caribbean cruising’s biggest-bigwigs provided post-hurricane updates on the region’s…

New <i>Norwegian Breakaway</I> Homeport is New Orleans
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New Norwegian Breakaway Homeport is New Orleans

Porthole Cruise Magazine - October 3, 2017

New Norwegian Breakaway Homeport is New Orleans Cruise News - Oct. 3, 2017 Norwegian Cruise Line’s 4,000-passenger Norwegian Breakaway will reposition from the Big Apple to the Big…

Porthole Cruise News Briefs – Sept. 29, 2017
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Porthole Cruise News Briefs – Sept. 29, 2017

Porthole Cruise Magazine - September 29, 2017

Porthole Cruise News Briefs – Sept. 29, 2017 Luxury line Silversea Cruises has announced plans to change three of its all-suite ships this December. Silver Wind and…

Porthole Cruise News Briefs – Sept. 22, 2017
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Porthole Cruise News Briefs – Sept. 22, 2017

Porthole Cruise Magazine - September 22, 2017

Porthole Cruise News Briefs – Sept. 22, 2017 Princess Cruises presented its first donation from the Princess Animal Welfare Sponsor (PAWS) to the Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center…

News Briefs
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News Briefs

Porthole Cruise Magazine - September 15, 2017

Porthole Cruise News Briefs – Sept. 15, 2017 Light artist Michael Batz launched Cruise Week in Hamburg with an installation called “Blue Port Hamburg.” A number of…

Jamaica Tourist Board  Expects Record-Breaking Number of Tourists in 2017
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Jamaica Tourist Board Expects Record-Breaking Number of Tourists in 2017

Porthole Cruise Magazine - August 24, 2017

Jamaica Tourist Board Expects Record-Breaking Number of Tourists in 2017 Cruise News - Aug. 24, 2017 Visitor arrivals in Jamaica have been at a record high since the start of…

Like a Local: Baltimore
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Like a Local: Baltimore

Porthole Cruise Magazine - August 21, 2017

Baltimore Travel Guide Close the guidebooks and let a local lead the way By Joe Sugarman There’s a reason why Baltimore’s nickname is Charm City. Oh, sure,…

Just Add Land: Caribbean Pre-/Post-Cruise
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Just Add Land: Caribbean Pre-/Post-Cruise

Porthole Cruise Magazine - August 21, 2017

A Feast of Caribbean Cultures: Stretch your stay and double your discoveries By Janet Groene When it comes to the delicious bouillabaisse that is Caribbean culture, three…

Porthole Cruise News Briefs – Aug. 4, 2017
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Porthole Cruise News Briefs – Aug. 4, 2017

Porthole Cruise Magazine - August 4, 2017

Porthole Cruise News Briefs – Aug. 4, 2017 Holland America Line is expanding its presence in the Panama Canal, with eight ships visiting the region on 19…

5 Faves: St. Petersburg, Russia
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5 Faves: St. Petersburg, Russia

Porthole Cruise Magazine - August 2, 2017

Five Must-Do Moments in St. Petersburg, Russia One of the highlights of any Baltic cruise is the ever-popular St. Petersburg, Russia. Envisioned and built from the virtual…

Carnival Updates Cruise-Ship Exhibit at Miami Children’s Museum
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Carnival Updates Cruise-Ship Exhibit at Miami Children’s Museum

Porthole Cruise Magazine - July 18, 2017

Carnival Updates Cruise Ship Exhibit at Miami Children's Museum Cruise News - Jul. 18, 2017 Carnival Cruise Line and the Miami Children’s Museum unveiled a newly renovated…

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

Porthole Cruise Magazine - July 13, 2017

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

5 Faves: Independence Days. Free for All!
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5 Faves: Independence Days. Free for All!

Porthole Cruise Magazine - July 3, 2017

Five Ways to Celebrate Independence Days Around the World It’s the United States’ Independence Day on July 4, and that means blue, red, and white everything combined…

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

Porthole Cruise Magazine - June 15, 2017

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

Port Everglades Plans $100 Million Makeover
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Port Everglades Plans $100 Million Makeover

Porthole Cruise Magazine - June 9, 2017

Port Everglades Plans $100 Million Makeover Cruise News - June 9, 2017 A $100 million renovation of Terminal 25 at Fort Lauderdale's Port Everglades will be part…

5 Faves: Must-Try Cambodian Street Foods
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5 Faves: Must-Try Cambodian Street Foods

Porthole Cruise Magazine - June 8, 2017

Five Must-Try Cambodian Street Foods I profess to being a moderate foodie, backed up by my appreciation of food and the discovery of new tastes. And despite…

Harvest Caye, Belize – Norwegian Cruise Line’s Newest Cruise Port
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Harvest Caye, Belize – Norwegian Cruise Line’s Newest Cruise Port

Porthole Cruise Magazine - May 26, 2017

Have you heard of Harvest Cay? [embed]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V11IgdWKxhs[/embed] Take a look at the natural beauty and eco-adventures that await at Harvest Caye, Belize, Norwegian Cruise Line's newest cruise…

Porthole Cruise News Briefs – May 12, 2017
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Porthole Cruise News Briefs – May 12, 2017

Porthole Cruise Magazine - May 12, 2017

Porthole Cruise News Briefs - May 12, 2017 Disney Cruise Line has scheduled two first-time visits for fall 2018, calling on both Bermuda and Quebec City for…

Viking River Cruises Unveils Design for New Ship in Egypt
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Viking River Cruises Unveils Design for New Ship in Egypt

Porthole Cruise Magazine - May 10, 2017

Viking River Cruises Unveils Design for New Ship in Egypt Cruise News - May 10, 2017 Viking River Cruises has announced details of the newest addition to…

Porthole Cruise News Briefs – May 5, 2017
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Porthole Cruise News Briefs – May 5, 2017

Porthole Cruise Magazine - May 5, 2017

Porthole Cruise News Briefs – May 5, 2017 Three inspirational figures are joining O, the Oprah Magazine and Holland America Line for a July 15 cruise to…

Carnival Cruise Line Developing New Bahamian Cruise Destination
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Carnival Cruise Line Developing New Bahamian Cruise Destination

Porthole Cruise Magazine - May 3, 2017

Carnival Cruise Line Developing New Bahamian Cruise Destination Cruise News - May 3, 2017 Officials from Carnival Cruise Line and the Bahamian government signed an agreement today during…

Disney Wonder First Passenger Ship to Transit New Panama Locks
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Disney Wonder First Passenger Ship to Transit New Panama Locks

Porthole Cruise Magazine - May 1, 2017

Disney Wonder Becomes First Passenger Ship to Transit New Panama Canal Locks Cruise News - May 1, 2017 On April 29, 2017, Disney Cruise Line’s Disney Wonder…

Like a Local: Key West
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Like a Local: Key West

Porthole Cruise Magazine - April 27, 2017

Close the guidebooks and let a Key West local lead the way. What’s not to love about an island city known for its fabulous sunsets, tropical breezes,…

Just Add Land: Alaska & the Pacific Northwest
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Just Add Land: Alaska & the Pacific Northwest

Porthole Cruise Magazine - April 27, 2017

Explore more of the breathtaking Pacific Northwest By Matt Hannafin In their heart of hearts, nobody really wants to go home from vacation. Their world has been…

Moments in Montreal
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Moments in Montreal

Porthole Cruise Magazine - April 27, 2017

Summertime celebrations in Montreal will be highlights for cruise passengers.  By Fran Golden This summer, when Montreal celebrates its 375th anniversary of its founding with free events…

Asia Extravaganza
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Asia Extravaganza

Porthole Cruise Magazine - April 26, 2017

Asia Extravaganza Three cruises through three countries bring a showcase of wonder. Story and Photography by Douglas Peebles “Three cruises in three weeks? Why would you want…

Porthole Cruise News Briefs – Apr. 14, 2017
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Porthole Cruise News Briefs – Apr. 14, 2017

Porthole Cruise Magazine - April 14, 2017

Porthole Cruise News Briefs – Apr. 14, 2017 Regent Seven Seas Cruises has become the first North American luxury line to visit Cuba. Seven Seas Mariner docked…

Carnival Breaks Ground on Long Beach Renovation
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Carnival Breaks Ground on Long Beach Renovation

Porthole Cruise Magazine - April 13, 2017

Carnival Breaks Ground on Long Beach Renovation Cruise News – Apr. 13, 2017 Carnival Cruise Line has broken ground on its multi-million-dollar renovation of its Long Beach…

Royal Caribbean Announces Two Oasis-Class Ships for Miami, Plus Enhancements to CocoCay
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Royal Caribbean Announces Two Oasis-Class Ships for Miami, Plus Enhancements to CocoCay

Porthole Cruise Magazine - March 8, 2017

Royal Caribbean Announces Two Oasis-Class Ships for Miami, Plus Enhancements to CocoCay Cruise News - Mar. 8, 2017 Royal Caribbean International has broken ground on the dramatic…

Windstar Cruises Returns to Alaska in 2018
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Windstar Cruises Returns to Alaska in 2018

Porthole Cruise Magazine - January 24, 2017

Windstar Cruises Returns to Alaska in 2018 Cruise News - Jan. 24, 2017 After two decades, Windstar Cruises has announced plans to return to Alaska in spring/summer 2018…

Porthole Cruise News Briefs – Jan. 20, 2017
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Porthole Cruise News Briefs – Jan. 20, 2017

Porthole Cruise Magazine - January 20, 2017

Porthole Cruise News Briefs - Jan. 20, 2017 Brightline, the only privately funded passenger-rail system in America, has previewed the trains that will offer fast service between…

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

Porthole Cruise Magazine - January 18, 2017

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

Porthole Cruise News Briefs – Jan. 13, 2017
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Porthole Cruise News Briefs – Jan. 13, 2017

Porthole Cruise Magazine - January 13, 2017

Porthole Cruise News Briefs – Jan. 13, 2017 Six different Carnival Cruise Line ships have added private destination Princess Cays to their itineraries beginning in May 2017.…

Norwegian Bliss to Sail from Miami in Winter 2018
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Norwegian Bliss to Sail from Miami in Winter 2018

Porthole Cruise Magazine - January 10, 2017

Norwegian Bliss to Sail from Miami in Winter 2018 Cruise News - Jan. 10, 2017 Norwegian Cruise Line announced today that Norwegian Bliss, the cruise line’s 16th…

2016 Cruise in Review
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2016 Cruise in Review

Porthole Cruise Magazine - December 30, 2016

2016 Cruise in Review Cruise News - Dec. 30, 2016 From new ships to new destinations to new trends in cruising, 2016 saw some industry outcomes worthy…

Five Faves: Eco-Experiences at Harvest Caye
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Five Faves: Eco-Experiences at Harvest Caye

Porthole Cruise Magazine - December 29, 2016

Porthole's Five Faves Eco-Experiences at Harvest Caye Five ways to discover Norwegian Cruise Line’s newest island paradise. As cruise passengers disembark at Norwegian Cruise Line’s brand-new port…

Savvy Shopper: San Juan
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Savvy Shopper: San Juan

Porthole Cruise Magazine - December 28, 2016

How to be a savvy shopper when your ship pulls into San Juan By Sarah Greaves-Gabbadon Puerto Rico’s capital is a shopper’s smorgasbord, with not only the…

Welcoming White Cliffs
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Welcoming White Cliffs

Judi Cuervo - December 27, 2016

Monday Tuesday Mantra Dover? Stay over! ... Dover? Stay over! ... Dover? Stay over! ... There's plenty to recommend in Dover and the towns of southeast England.…

Princess Cruises Announces Best-Price Guarantee on Shore Excursions
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Princess Cruises Announces Best-Price Guarantee on Shore Excursions

Porthole Cruise Magazine - December 7, 2016

Princess Cruises Announces Best Price Guarantee on Shore Excursions Cruise News - Dec. 7, 2016 Princess Cruises has announced its Shore Excursions Best Price Guarantee, which is available on thousands of tours…

Nun Better
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Nun Better

Judi Cuervo - November 21, 2016

Monday Mantra Heavenly...Heavenly...Heavenly... One of San Juan’s most divine hotels started as a Carmelite convent Now, here's an eye-opener:  Before sailing from San Juan last week, I…

Harvest Caye Welcomes First Cruise Passengers
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Harvest Caye Welcomes First Cruise Passengers

Porthole Cruise Magazine - November 18, 2016

Harvest Caye Welcomes First Cruise Passengers Cruise News - Nov. 18, 2016 Harvest Caye, the cruise industry’s newest private island port of call in southern Belize, officially…

MSC Cruises Announces Its First-Ever World Cruise
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MSC Cruises Announces Its First-Ever World Cruise

Porthole Cruise Magazine - November 14, 2016

MSC Cruises Announces Its First-Ever World Cruise Cruise News - Nov. 13, 2016 MSC Cruises has announced its first-ever World Cruise, set to sail round-trip from Genoa,…

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

Porthole Cruise Magazine - November 2, 2016

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

Five Faves: Puh-LAY BALL!
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Five Faves: Puh-LAY BALL!

Porthole Cruise Magazine - October 26, 2016

Porthole’s Five Faves Five Fave Baseball Parks To Cruise To Take me out to the ballgame, or take you on a sea cruise? Why not both! With the…

Five Faves: Saluting the First Nations
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Five Faves: Saluting the First Nations

Porthole Cruise Magazine - October 12, 2016

Porthole’s Five Faves Saluting the First Nations We kicked off the week with Indigenous Peoples’ Day, the annual recognition of the accomplishments and heritage of the first…

Five Faves: Bountiful Barbados
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Porthole Cruise Magazine - October 5, 2016

Bountiful Barbados Five things you MUST eat and drink when your cruise calls on Bridgetown. We believe that the best way to appreciate the true local flavor…

Five Faves: National Drink Beer Day
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Porthole Cruise Magazine - September 28, 2016

The two greatest things you can do today — it being National Drink Beer Day — are 1) drink beer and 2) plan ahead for future beer-drinking.…

Alaska Welcomes Its 1 Millionth Cruise Ship Visitor of 2016
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Alaska Welcomes Its 1 Millionth Cruise Ship Visitor of 2016

Porthole Cruise Magazine - September 23, 2016

Alaska Welcomes Its 1 Millionth Cruise Ship Visitor of 2016 When Wendy Yoisten of Alberta, Canada, docked in Juneau this week on Holland America Line’s ms Zaandam,…

MSC Cruises Announces Grand Opening of Ocean Cay
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MSC Cruises Announces Grand Opening of Ocean Cay

Porthole Cruise Magazine - September 15, 2016

MSC Cruises Announces Grand Opening of Ocean Cay MSC Marine Reserve Cruise News - Sept. 15, 2016 MSC Cruises has announced that Ocean Cay MSC Marine Reserve — an authentic island experience in the…

Five Faves: Cruise Blooms
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Five Faves: Cruise Blooms

Porthole Cruise Magazine - September 14, 2016

While the rest of the hemisphere prepares for fall, these ports are in full flower. Think you know your cruise destinations? We've picked five popular ports, each…

Tropical Snow Job – Bikini babes and a whole lotta blow made this world cruise one for the books.
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Tropical Snow Job – Bikini babes and a whole lotta blow made this world cruise one for the books.

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Monday Mantra Busted!...Busted!...Busted! Bikini babes and a whole lotta blow made this world cruise one for the books. Two weeks ago, authorities arrested three Canadian cruise ship…

Holland America Line Adds Seventh Ship to 2017 Alaska Season
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Holland America Line Adds Seventh Ship to 2017 Alaska Season

Porthole Cruise Magazine - September 7, 2016

Holland America Line Adds Seventh Ship to 2017 Alaska Season Cruise News - September 7, 2016 To support the increasing demand for Alaska summer cruises, Holland America…

Porthole Cruise News Briefs – August 19, 2016
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Porthole Cruise Magazine - August 19, 2016

Porthole Cruise News Briefs - August 19, 2016 UnCruise Adventures has updated its Galapagos Islands itinerary for 2017. The 9-day Darwin’s Islands and Colonial Quito cruises will…

Crystal Serenity Embarks on Epic Journey Through Northwest Passage | Cruise News – August 17, 2016
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Crystal Serenity Embarks on Epic Journey Through Northwest Passage | Cruise News – August 17, 2016

Porthole Cruise Magazine - August 17, 2016

Crystal Serenity Embarks on Epic Journey Through Northwest Passage Cruise News - August 17, 2016 In an extremely rare endeavor, Crystal Cruises’ Crystal Serenity has embarked on…

Five Faves: Spend Time in Seattle
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Five Faves: Spend Time in Seattle

Porthole Cruise Magazine - August 3, 2016

Five ways to spend some time in Seattle In a city famous for everything from coffee to culture, outdoors to artwork, it’s hard to determine just how…

Porthole Cruise News Briefs – July 8, 2016
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Porthole Cruise Magazine - July 8, 2016

Porthole Cruise News Briefs - July 8, 2016   Cunard Line’s iconic ocean liner, Queen Mary 2, made her U.S. debut into her homeport of Brooklyn, New…

Port Everglades to Speed Up Customs Process with Automated Kiosks | Cruise News – July 6, 2016
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Port Everglades to Speed Up Customs Process with Automated Kiosks | Cruise News – July 6, 2016

Porthole Cruise Magazine - July 6, 2016

Port Everglades to Speed Up Customs Process with Automated Kiosks Cruise News - July 6, 2016 South Florida’s Port Everglades and its cruise line partners, in collaboration…

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

Porthole Cruise Magazine - June 29, 2016

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

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

Porthole Cruise Magazine - June 28, 2016

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

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

Porthole Cruise Magazine - June 28, 2016

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

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

Porthole Cruise Magazine - June 7, 2016

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

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

Porthole Cruise Magazine - June 2, 2016

Norwegian Cruise Line Unveils Luxury Features, Family-Friendly Amenities at Great Stirrup Cay Cruise News - June 2, 2016 Norwegian Cruise Line has revealed details of the new…

Five Faves: Passage to Paradise
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Porthole Cruise Magazine - June 1, 2016

Porthole's Five Faves Passage to Paradise The ever-popular 7-night Western Mediterranean cruise itinerary typically includes ports in Spain, France, and Italy, treating visitors to ancient cities, diverse…

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

Porthole Cruise Magazine - June 1, 2016

MSC Cruises Launches Private Island Off Abu Dhabi Coast Cruise News - Jun. 1, 2016 MSC Cruises has announced initial details of its second exclusive island destination,…

Five Faves: Cruising Deep
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Five Faves: Cruising Deep

Porthole Cruise Magazine - May 25, 2016

Cruising Deep Five favorite attractions that go below the ocean’s surface The ocean is what makes the cruise – without it, a cruise ship is just a…

A Host with the Most – A romantic rendezvous worth cruising to.
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A Host with the Most – A romantic rendezvous worth cruising to.

Judi Cuervo - May 16, 2016

Monday Mantra Shipboard romance? ... Shipboard romance? ... Shipboard romance? A Host with the Most A romantic rendezvous worth cruising to. True story. I was in Barcelona…

Five Faves: Every day is Cinco de Mayo!
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Five Faves: Every day is Cinco de Mayo!

Porthole Cruise Magazine - May 5, 2016

Porthole's Five Faves Every day is Cinco de Mayo! When in Mexico, you can drink as the locals drink all year long. Today is Cinco de Mayo!…

Five Faves: High Times – Five Favorite Cruise Ports to Celebrate 4/20 (Huh Huh)
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Porthole Cruise Magazine - April 20, 2016

Porthole's Five Faves High Times Five Favorite Cruise Ports to Celebrate 4/20 (Huh Huh) 4/20. For those who don’t know the significance of this number, we’ll fill…

Five Faves: Dream Destinations Quiz
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Five Faves: Dream Destinations Quiz

Porthole Cruise Magazine - April 13, 2016

Dream Destinations A quiz for imaginative cruisers All of us have an ultimate dream destination, or maybe even two - the places that have something special that…

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

Porthole Cruise Magazine - April 12, 2016

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

Italy … by Land! – Sometimes to go deeper, you have to leave the sea behind.
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Italy … by Land! – Sometimes to go deeper, you have to leave the sea behind.

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Monday Mantra Ciao Italia! … Ciao Italia! … Ciao Italia! Italy … by Land! Sometimes to go deeper, you have to leave the sea behind. Soon, I’ll…

Five Faves: Cities of Chocolate
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Five Faves: Cities of Chocolate

Porthole Cruise Magazine - March 23, 2016

Porthole's Five Faves Cocoa Cruising Five favorite destinations for chocolate lovers For those of us who’ve been bitten by the chocolate bug, this is serious business —…

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

Porthole Cruise Magazine - March 9, 2016

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

Going with the Flow – Every trip has surprises. The biggest might be how well you can handle them.
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Going with the Flow – Every trip has surprises. The biggest might be how well you can handle them.

Judi Cuervo - March 7, 2016

Monday Mantra Breathe Out … Breathe In … Breathe Out … Breathe In … Going with the Flow Every trip has surprises. The biggest might be how…

Porthole Cruise News Briefs – March 4, 2016
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Porthole Cruise Magazine - March 4, 2016

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

Five Faves: Tampa Must-Dos
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Five Faves: Tampa Must-Dos

Porthole Cruise Magazine - February 17, 2016

Porthole’s Five Faves Five Tampa Must-Dos: Get the best of The Big Guava Founded by Spanish conquistadors and settled by Cuban revolutionaries, Tampa, Florida, is one of…

Extreme Excursions
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Extreme Excursions

Porthole Cruise Magazine - January 6, 2016

Extreme Excursions Adventure awaits with these thrilling Caribbean experiences. By Craig Zabransky During every cruise, passengers have the opportunity to take a step outside their comfort zone,…

Coming Soon: A New Caribbean Island! | Cruise News – Dec. 17, 2015
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Coming Soon: A New Caribbean Island! | Cruise News – Dec. 17, 2015

Porthole Cruise Magazine - December 17, 2015

Coming Soon: A New Private Island! MSC Cruises becomes latest cruise line to create an exclusive island experience for cruise guests.  Cruise News - Dec. 17, 2015…

A Magic Shop – One destination makes Gustavia a tropical paradise.
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A Magic Shop – One destination makes Gustavia a tropical paradise.

Judi Cuervo - December 14, 2015

Monday Mantra St. Barts on a Budget … St. Barts on a Budget … St. Barts on a Budget … A Magic Shop There’s one destination that…

Porthole Cruise News Briefs – Dec. 11, 2015
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Porthole Cruise Magazine - December 10, 2015

Porthole Cruise News Briefs Dec. 11, 2015 Jimmy Buffett has opened his first Margaritaville restaurant in the Bahamas. The open-air, waterfront-concept environment has been established on Paradise…

Fathom Reveals Onboard Activities | Cruise News – Nov. 24, 2015
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Fathom Reveals Onboard Activities | Cruise News – Nov. 24, 2015

Porthole Cruise Magazine - November 24, 2015

Fathom Reveals Onboard Activities Cruise News – Nov. 24, 2015 Carnival Corporation’s new social impact travel brand, Fathom, has just shared details on what their community-minded cruisers…

Jimmy Buffett Welcomes Guests to Margaritaville Resort
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Jimmy Buffett Welcomes Guests to Margaritaville Resort

Porthole Cruise Magazine - November 19, 2015

Cruise News - Nov. 19, 2015 If your upcoming cruise embarks or disembarks in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, you have a cool, new option when it comes to…

Travel On – The best response to tragedy is to keep an even keel and a steady course.
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Travel On – The best response to tragedy is to keep an even keel and a steady course.

Judi Cuervo - November 16, 2015

Monday Mantra Vive la France …Vive la France …Vive la France … Travel On The best response to tragedy is to keep an even keel and a…

A Little Something Extra – Navigating the etiquette of tipping can be tricky.
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A Little Something Extra – Navigating the etiquette of tipping can be tricky.

Judi Cuervo - November 2, 2015

Monday Mantra A Few Tips ... A Few Tips … A Few Tips … A Little Something Extra Navigating the etiquette of tipping can be tricky. You…

Five Faves: Haunted Hotels in Paranormal Ports of Call
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Five Faves: Haunted Hotels in Paranormal Ports of Call

Porthole Cruise Magazine - October 28, 2015

Spooky Scenes Cruising’s Most Haunted Hotels It’s late October, when the wind rattles through the cane fields, Las Calaveras Catrinas decorate the streets of Cozumel, the duppies…

A Tender Subject – Well, you’ve got to get to port somehow….
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A Tender Subject – Well, you’ve got to get to port somehow….

Judi Cuervo - October 12, 2015

Monday Mantra Tender-ness …Tender-ness …Tender-ness … A Tender Subject Well, you’ve got to get to port somehow…. “YAY! We get to tender ashore!” said no cruise passenger…

Bee Afraid – Melissophobia (the fear of stinging insects) can turn even the sweetest excursion a little sour.
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Bee Afraid – Melissophobia (the fear of stinging insects) can turn even the sweetest excursion a little sour.

Judi Cuervo - September 28, 2015

Monday Mantra A honey of a tour … A honey of a tour … A honey of a tour … Bee Afraid Melissophobia — the fear of…

Porthole Cruise News Briefs – Sept. 25, 2015
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Porthole Cruise Magazine - September 25, 2015

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

Five Faves: Find YOUR Island Paradise
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Five Faves: Find YOUR Island Paradise

Porthole Cruise Magazine - September 23, 2015

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Myanmar’s Strand Hotel to Launch Its First Cruise on the Ayeyarwady River | Cruise News – Sept. 17, 2015
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Myanmar’s Strand Hotel to Launch Its First Cruise on the Ayeyarwady River | Cruise News – Sept. 17, 2015

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Myanmar’s Strand Hotel to Launch Its First Cruise on the Ayeyarwady River Cruise News - Sept. 17, 2015 The Strand Hotel in Yangon, Myanmar, will launch its…

What to Expect at the Brand-New Amber Cove Cruise Port |Cruise News – Sept. 4, 2015
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What to Expect at the Brand-New Amber Cove Cruise Port |Cruise News – Sept. 4, 2015

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What to Expect at the Brand-New Amber Cove Cruise Port Cruise News - Sept. 4, 2015 It’s been five years and $85 million in the making, but…

Cruise News Briefs – July 24, 2015
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Cruise News Briefs – July 24, 2015

Porthole Cruise Magazine - July 24, 2015

Porthole Cruise News Briefs July 24, 2015 New England Patriot Rob Gronkowski is partnering with Sixthman, an industry leader in festivals at sea, to offer Gronk’s Party…

Five Faves: What’s YOUR next destination?
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Five Faves: What’s YOUR next destination?

Porthole Cruise Magazine - July 22, 2015

[fullwidth_text alt_background="none" width="1/1" el_position="first last"] Porthole's Five Faves What's YOUR next destination? We've got five ports that are perfect for five kinds of cruisers. Which one are…

The Swizzle’s Secret. If it doesn’t have Bermuda falernum — and a Bermuda bar — it’s just not right.
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The Swizzle’s Secret. If it doesn’t have Bermuda falernum — and a Bermuda bar — it’s just not right.

Judi Cuervo - July 13, 2015

Monday Mantra Sun, Sand, and Swizzles…Sun, Sand, and Swizzles…Sun, Sand, and Swizzles The Swizzle’s Secret If it doesn’t have Bermuda falernum — and a Bermuda bar —…

Five Faves: Music Festivals
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Five Faves: Music Festivals

Porthole Cruise Magazine - July 8, 2015

 Porthole’s Five Faves Music is Universal Feel the beat at these music festivals in cruise ports around the world. The music industry is ever changing, and music…

Carnival Corp. Gets Cuba Travel Approval | Cruise News – July 7, 2015
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Carnival Corp. Gets Cuba Travel Approval | Cruise News – July 7, 2015

Porthole Cruise Magazine - July 7, 2015

U.S. Approves Carnival Corp. Cuba Cruises Cruise News - July 7, 2015 Carnival Corporation has been granted the American licenses it needs to operate direct U.S.-to-Cuba travel…

Majesty of the Seas to Stay with Royal Caribbean, sail from Port Canaveral in 2016 | Cruise News – July 6, 2015
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Majesty of the Seas to Stay with Royal Caribbean, sail from Port Canaveral in 2016 | Cruise News – July 6, 2015

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Majesty of the Seas to Stay with Royal Caribbean, sail from Port Canaveral in 2016 Cruise News - July 6, 2015 Royal Caribbean International has reversed course…

Don’t Show Me the Money! – Foreign bills can be fun… maybe… for some people.…
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Don’t Show Me the Money! – Foreign bills can be fun… maybe… for some people.…

Judi Cuervo - July 6, 2015

Monday Mantra Cashless cruising!... Cashless cruising!... Cashless cruising! Don’t Show Me the Money! Foreign bills can be fun… maybe… for some people.… Nothing’s better than entering your…

MSC Cruises to Homeport in Havana this December | Cruise News – July 6, 2015
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MSC Cruises to Homeport in Havana this December | Cruise News – July 6, 2015

Porthole Cruise Magazine - July 6, 2015

MSC Cruises to Homeport in Havana this December Cruise News - July 6, 2015 MSC Cruises has announced that in December 2015, its 2,120-guest MSC Opera will begin to homeport…

Five Faves: All-American Ports of Call
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Five Faves: All-American Ports of Call

Porthole Cruise Magazine - July 2, 2015

Porthole's Five Faves America, the Beautiful! Cruising from the good ol’ U. S. of A. If you live in the United States, chances are there’s a cruise…

Celebrity Cruises, MGM Resorts Team Up for Loyalty Perks | Cruise News – June 26, 2015
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Celebrity Cruises, MGM Resorts Team Up for Loyalty Perks | Cruise News – June 26, 2015

Porthole Cruise Magazine - June 26, 2015

Celebrity Cruises, MGM Resorts Team Up for Loyalty Perks  Cruise News - June 26, 2015 Celebrity Cruises’ Captain’s Club members and MGM Resorts’ M life members can…

Holland America Line Breaks Ground in Alaska | Cruise News – June 25, 2015
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Holland America Line Breaks Ground in Alaska | Cruise News – June 25, 2015

Porthole Cruise Magazine - June 25, 2015

Holland America Line Breaks Ground in Alaska Cruise News - June 25, 2015 Holland America Line has broken ground on a new “Base Camp” complex at the…

Porthole Cruise News Briefs – June 12, 2015
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Porthole Cruise News Briefs – June 12, 2015

Porthole Cruise Magazine - June 12, 2015

Porthole Cruise News Briefs June 12, 2015   Small-ship operator Un-Cruise Adventures has released its full deployment schedule for 2016, with nine ships offering adventure and river…

Five Faves: 5 Tips for Alaskan Adventure
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Five Faves: 5 Tips for Alaskan Adventure

Porthole Cruise Magazine - June 10, 2015

Porthole's Five Faves Adventure Awaits 5 Tips for Cruising Alaska Alaska. The last frontier. Home of magnificent glaciers, an abundance of wildlife, fascinating cultures, and plenty of…

Five Faves: Setting Sail
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Five Faves: Setting Sail

Porthole Cruise Magazine - June 3, 2015

Porthole's Five Faves  Setting Sail Five Favorite Caribbean Sailaways  Is there anything better than a cruise sailaway? The churning of the engines. The breeze in your face.…

Marketplace, Ahoy! We’re shipping out for shopping!
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Marketplace, Ahoy! We’re shipping out for shopping!

Judi Cuervo - June 1, 2015

Monday Mantra A bazaar reason to cruise… A bazaar reason to cruise… A bazaar reason to cruise… Marketplace, Ahoy! We’re shipping out for shopping! Fact: I love…

Like A Local: Barcelona
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Like A Local: Barcelona

Porthole Cruise Magazine - May 15, 2015

The Best of Barcelona   When cruising from this popular port city, close the guidebooks and let a local lead the way. By Sally Davies A resident…

Inside Alaska
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Inside Alaska

Porthole Cruise Magazine - May 15, 2015

Inside Alaska   Go beyond the shoreline to experience even more of Alaska. By Loren Holmes If your first sight of Alaska is by cruise ship, you’ll…

Go Fish!
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Go Fish!

Porthole Cruise Magazine - May 15, 2015

Go Fish!   Cruising lets you catch the big one while in ports around the world. By Lynn and Cele Seldon We live on the North Carolina…

Just Add Land: Europe
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Just Add Land: Europe

Porthole Cruise Magazine - May 15, 2015

More to Explore   Consider these city add-ons before or after your European cruise. By Felicity Long No matter how glitzy the ship, half the fun of…

Speed Through Customs Control in Vancouver | Cruise News — May 15, 2015
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Speed Through Customs Control in Vancouver | Cruise News — May 15, 2015

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Speed Through Customs Control in Vancouver Cruise News — May 15, 2015 Vancouver's Canada Place can claim new status as the first cruise terminal in the world…

Porthole Cruise News Briefs – May 8, 2015
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Porthole Cruise News Briefs May 8, 2015   Clear Lounge, a new attraction Puerta Maya in Cozumel, is being billed as the world's first underwater oxygen bar.…

Five Faves: Bring on the May Flowers (and More Celebrations)!
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Five Faves: Bring on the May Flowers (and More Celebrations)!

Porthole Cruise Magazine - April 29, 2015

Porthole’s Five Faves Bring on the May Flowers (and More)! Our five favorite May Day celebrations around the world. The April showers are just about over, which…

Artisans of the World: Amedeo Canfora
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Artisans of the World: Amedeo Canfora

Porthole Cruise Magazine - April 27, 2015

If the Shoe Fits   Put your best foot forward with Canfora’s custom, wearable art. By Debbi K. Kickham If there’s one ultimate souvenir from a trip…

Five Faves: Earth Rules! Five reasons our planet is the best for cruising
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Five Faves: Earth Rules! Five reasons our planet is the best for cruising

Porthole Cruise Magazine - April 22, 2015

Porthole’s Five Faves Earth Rules! Five reasons our planet is the best for cruising   Today is Earth Day, when citizens of the world help further the…

Five Faves: Hot Miami
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Porthole Cruise Magazine - April 15, 2015

Porthole’s Five Faves Hot Miami Five favorite things to do in the Magic City this spring and summer   While some people may avoid South Florida during…

Five Faves – Absolutely True Cruise News
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Five Faves – Absolutely True Cruise News

Porthole Cruise Magazine - April 1, 2015

Cruise Port Reno? New Line Breaks Ground on Post-Climate-Change Megaship Hub Absolutely True Cruise News – Apr. 1, 2015 Citizens of the Lake Tahoe area are bracing…

Five Faves: Spring Has Sprung! What better time to check out these amazing gardens around the world?
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Five Faves: Spring Has Sprung! What better time to check out these amazing gardens around the world?

Porthole Cruise Magazine - March 18, 2015

Porthole’s Five Faves Spring Has Sprung! What better time to check out these amazing gardens around the world?   As much of the world begins to thaw…

Five Faves: Under the Sea – Made by man and normally found on land, these intriguing attractions really are better down where it’s wetter.
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Five Faves: Under the Sea – Made by man and normally found on land, these intriguing attractions really are better down where it’s wetter.

Porthole Cruise Magazine - February 24, 2015

Porthole’s Five Faves Under the Sea Made by man and normally found on land, these intriguing attractions really are better down where it’s wetter. Cruising, as you…

Gear Up, Wind Down… Add on a few pre- and post-cruise nights for that much-needed vacation buffer.
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Gear Up, Wind Down… Add on a few pre- and post-cruise nights for that much-needed vacation buffer.

Judi Cuervo - February 16, 2015

Monday Mantra Before and After… Before and After… Before and After… Gear Up, Wind Down… Add on a few pre- and post-cruise nights for that much-needed vacation…

Five Faves: Carnival is Coming! Let the Good Times Roll… Around the World.
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Five Faves: Carnival is Coming! Let the Good Times Roll… Around the World.

Porthole Cruise Magazine - January 21, 2015

Porthole's Five Faves Let the Good Times Roll… Around the World The best places to celebrate Fat Tuesday in style. It falls on a Tuesday that some…

Five Fave Photos: Animal Adventures
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Five Fave Photos: Animal Adventures

Porthole Cruise Magazine - January 14, 2015

Animal Adventures Cruise into these wildlife-spotting moments. When you think cruise + wildlife, visions of dolphins and schools of fish may dance in your head as you…

Escape into the Holiday Spirit. Cruising the Danube can re-awaken your childlike joy of the season.
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Escape into the Holiday Spirit. Cruising the Danube can re-awaken your childlike joy of the season.

Judi Cuervo - December 22, 2014

Monday Mantra DECK the halls…DECK the halls…DECK the halls…   Escape into the Holiday Spirit Cruising the Danube can reawaken your childlike joy of the season.  …

Amber Cove Welcomes Carnival Next Fall – Cruise News – Dec. 19, 2014
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Amber Cove Welcomes Carnival Next Fall – Cruise News – Dec. 19, 2014

Fran Golden - December 19, 2014

Amber Cove Welcomes Carnival Next Fall Cruise News – Dec. 19, 2014   Cruisers will be able to visit the new destination of Amber Cove in the…

Porthole Cruise News Briefs – Dec. 19, 2014
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Porthole Cruise News Briefs – Dec. 19, 2014

Fran Golden - December 19, 2014

Porthole Cruise News Briefs Cruise News – Dec. 19, 2014   Now that there are plans to restore diplomatic relations, will Cuba be the next hot cruise…

Would You Cruise Cuba?
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Would You Cruise Cuba?

Porthole Cruise Magazine - December 18, 2014

Would You Cruise Cuba? The Caribbean’s largest island is a fascinating destination waiting to be explored.   With the surprising news that the U.S. government wants to…

Five Faves: Caribbean Bars
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Five Faves: Caribbean Bars

Porthole Cruise Magazine - December 17, 2014

Five Faves Caribbean Cravings Cruise up to these tropical hotspots to really get into the spirit of the islands.   You don’t have to do an excursion…

Five Faves: Fall for Foliage
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Five Faves: Fall for Foliage

Porthole Cruise Magazine - October 15, 2014

Porthole’s Five Faves Fall for Foliage ’Tis the season for some great leaf-peeping shore excursions If you’re cruising on a Canada/New England itinerary this fall, consider yourself…

Five Faves: Unique Museums of the Western Med
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Five Faves: Unique Museums of the Western Med

Porthole Cruise Magazine - October 7, 2014

Porthole’s Five Faves Unique Museums of the Western Med Cruise through culture with these memorable - and often overlooked - collections. While these are extraordinary museums, they may…

Show me the way. Sometimes, it’s not the destination, but the guide who really makes the journey.
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Show me the way. Sometimes, it’s not the destination, but the guide who really makes the journey.

Judi Cuervo - October 6, 2014

Monday Mantra I want a great guide…I want a great guide…I want a great guide… Show me the way Sometimes, it’s not the destination, but the guide…