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Cruise Deal of the Week – March 22, 2019

Porthole Cruise Magazine - March 22, 2019

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

Porthole Cruise Magazine - February 6, 2019

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

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…

Dish It Up: Season’s Eatings
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Dish It Up: Season’s Eatings

Porthole Cruise Magazine - November 22, 2018

Stroll from deck to deck aboard any cruise ship during the holidays, and the wafting aromas are enough to knock your blinking-lights Santa socks off. Fresh-baked Christmas…

Trick or Treat … or Travel
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Trick or Treat … or Travel

Porthole Cruise Magazine - October 29, 2018

The Monthly Mantra Halloween, Ahoy! ... Halloween, Ahoy! ... Halloween, Ahoy! I just finished the final Twix in the massive bag of assorted Halloween candy I bought…

Cruise Connection: Web Slingers, Shell Heads, and Thunder Gods On board!
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Cruise Connection: Web Slingers, Shell Heads, and Thunder Gods On board!

Porthole Cruise Magazine - October 18, 2018

Attention all Marvel fans: Book a Marvel Day at Sea theme voyage aboard Disney Cruise Line immediately! It doesn’t matter if your penchant is for the Marvel…

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

Porthole Cruise Magazine - September 28, 2018

New Orleans has always been a popular vacation destination, but The Big Easy has even more to offer thanks to Disney Cruise Lines. The cruising giant announced…

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

Porthole Cruise Magazine - September 13, 2018

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

<I>Disney Fantasy</I> Makes Welcome Return to Tortola
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Disney Fantasy Makes Welcome Return to Tortola

Porthole Cruise Magazine - August 28, 2018

September 6th, 2017 isn’t a day the people of Tortola will forget anytime soon. Hurricane Irma, a Category 5 storm, laid waste to the island with winds…

Cruise Deal of the Week – August 24, 2018
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Cruise Deal of the Week – August 24, 2018

Porthole Cruise Magazine - August 24, 2018

When it comes to holidays at sea, Halloween is definitely one of the best. Part of what makes it so great is when cruise lines plan spooky…

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

Porthole Cruise Magazine - August 22, 2018

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

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

Porthole Cruise Magazine - July 28, 2018

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

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…

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

Porthole Cruise Magazine - May 15, 2018

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

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

Porthole Cruise Magazine - May 2, 2018

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

In Brief: Rapunzel’s Royal Table debuts on Disney Magic and more!
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In Brief: Rapunzel’s Royal Table debuts on Disney Magic and more!

Porthole Cruise Magazine - March 16, 2018

Among the many recent enhancements that guests began experiencing aboard Disney Magic last week was the debut of Rapunzel’s Royal Table, a Tangled-themed family restaurant featuring beloved…

Disney Gives First Look at New Ships
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Disney Gives First Look at New Ships

Porthole Cruise - March 8, 2018

Cruise News - Mar. 8, 2018 Disney Cruise Line has revealed more details about their upcoming three ships – scheduled for maiden voyages in 2021, 2022, and…

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…

Cruise Control | Cruising the High-tech Seas (Video)
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Cruise Control | Cruising the High-tech Seas (Video)

Porthole Cruise - February 22, 2018

Is a virtual-reality vacation in your future? Travel-tech innovation is a hot topic… and we’ve got the latest on where it’s headed. Virtual reality, video mapping, and…

Cruising with – and without – kids.
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Cruising with – and without – kids.

Porthole Cruise - February 12, 2018

I JUST WANT TO BE ALONE! For parents everywhere, Greta Garbo said it best. A cruise would seem to be just the ticket (and well deserved) to…

Disney Adds Star Wars Day at Sea and Marvel Day at Sea for 2019
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Disney Adds Star Wars Day at Sea and Marvel Day at Sea for 2019

Porthole Cruise - January 24, 2018

Cruise News - Jan. 24, 2018 Disney Cruise Line is bringing back two popular special itineraries — Star Wars Day at Sea and Marvel Day at Sea — in 2019.…

Disney Debuts “Beauty and the Beast” on Disney Dream and Announces Updates to Disney Magic
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Disney Debuts “Beauty and the Beast” on Disney Dream and Announces Updates to Disney Magic

Porthole Cruise Magazine - November 15, 2017

Disney Debuts “Beauty and the Beast” on Disney Dream and Announces Updates to Disney Magic Cruise News - Nov. 15, 2017 “Beauty and the Beast,” a brand-new…

Porthole Cruise News Briefs – Oct. 27, 2017
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Porthole Cruise News Briefs – Oct. 27, 2017

Porthole Cruise Magazine - October 27, 2017

Porthole Cruise News Briefs – Oct. 27, 2017 Cunard Line is hosting a Hollywood movie premiere, rolling out the red carpet aboard Queen Mary 2 to show…

Design Time: Hull Art
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Design Time: Hull Art

Porthole Cruise Magazine - October 27, 2017

Colorful Canvases Massive cruise ship hull art provides character and recognizability when pulling into port. By Jason Leppert A simple whitewashed hull has long been a classic…

Cruising Characters
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Cruising Characters

Porthole Cruise Magazine - August 21, 2017

Cruising Characters From Mickey to Shrek, who will you meet on deck? By Carrie McLaren Every cruise is filled with characters of all kinds. From the stars…

Disney Cruise Line Announces Seventh Ship, Nearly Doubling Fleet
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Disney Cruise Line Announces Seventh Ship, Nearly Doubling Fleet

Porthole Cruise Magazine - July 17, 2017

Disney Cruise Line Announces Seventh Ship, Nearly Doubling Fleet Cruise News - Jul. 17, 2017 During the D23 Expo in Anaheim, California, Bob Chapek, chairman of Walt…

Porthole Cruise News Briefs – May 19, 2017
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Porthole Cruise News Briefs – May 19, 2017

Porthole Cruise Magazine - May 19, 2017

Porthole Cruise News Briefs – May 19, 2017 Bookings are open for the Premiere Voyage and 2018-19 inaugural Caribbean cruise season of Holland America Line’s ms Nieuw…

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…

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…

Beauty and the Beast to Become a Brand-New Disney Stage Spectacular
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Beauty and the Beast to Become a Brand-New Disney Stage Spectacular

Porthole Cruise Magazine - February 9, 2017

Beauty and the Beast to Become a Brand-New Stage Spectacular Aboard Disney Cruise Line Cruise News - Feb. 9, 2017 A tale as old as time gets…

5 Faves: Cruiser Friendly, Kid Approved!
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5 Faves: Cruiser Friendly, Kid Approved!

Porthole Cruise Magazine - February 8, 2017

Porthole's 5 Faves Cruiser Friendly, Kid Approved! Five favorite onboard activities for children Today is Take Your Child to Work Day and mom is insisting it is…

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.…

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! ... Welcoming White Cliffs There's plenty to recommend in Dover and the towns…

Five Fave Disney Wonder Reimagined Results As Explained By Frozen Lyrics
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Five Fave Disney Wonder Reimagined Results As Explained By Frozen Lyrics

Porthole Cruise Magazine - November 21, 2016

Porthole’s Five Faves Five Fave Disney Wonder Reimagined Results … … As Explained By Frozen Lyrics   No one would have ever classified Disney Wonder as a…

Marvel’s Mightiest Save the Day on Disney Cruise Line
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Marvel’s Mightiest Save the Day on Disney Cruise Line

Porthole Cruise Magazine - October 21, 2016

Marvel's Mightiest Save the Day on Disney Cruise Line Cruise News - October 21, 2016 Disney Cruise Line is assembling the heroes and villains of the Marvel…

Porthole Cruise News Briefs – October 14, 2016
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Porthole Cruise News Briefs – October 14, 2016

Porthole Cruise Magazine - October 14, 2016

Porthole Cruise News Briefs - October 14, 2016 Adventures by Disney is expanding its river cruise offerings with AwaWaterways in 2017. Among the new Rhine River sailings…

Celebrate Your #CruiseSmile to Win Cruises
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Celebrate Your #CruiseSmile to Win Cruises

Porthole Cruise Magazine - September 30, 2016

Celebrate Your #CruiseSmile for a Chance to Win a Cruise Each Week in October Cruise News - September 30, 2016 Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA), the world’s…

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

Porthole Cruise Magazine - August 3, 2016

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

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

Judi Cuervo - July 4, 2016

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

Porthole Cruise News Briefs – Jun. 3, 2016
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Porthole Cruise News Briefs – Jun. 3, 2016

Porthole Cruise Magazine - June 3, 2016

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

Porthole Cruise News Briefs – May 27, 2016
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Porthole Cruise News Briefs – May 27, 2016

Porthole Cruise Magazine - May 27, 2016

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

Porthole Cruise News Briefs – Mar. 11, 2016
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Porthole Cruise News Briefs – Mar. 11, 2016

Porthole Cruise Magazine - March 11, 2016

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

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

Porthole Cruise Magazine - March 3, 2016

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

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

Porthole Cruise Magazine - February 25, 2016

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

Five Faves: May the Force Cruise with You
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Five Faves: May the Force Cruise with You

Porthole Cruise Magazine - January 20, 2016

Porthole's Five Faves May the Force Cruise with You Five Things to Geek Out Over During a Star Wars Day at Sea Disney Cruise Line has just…

Five Faves: Name That Ship!
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Five Faves: Name That Ship!

Porthole Cruise Magazine - January 13, 2016

Porthole's Five Faves Name That Ship! Our cruising quiz will put your ship knowledge to the test. Cruisers know what they love - ships! But how well…

Five Faves: Classic Cruise Commercials
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Five Faves: Classic Cruise Commercials

Porthole Cruise Magazine - January 6, 2016

Porthole’s Five Faves Classic Cruise Commercials It’s easier to pardon the show interruptions when they’re this aspirational. With its latest brand campaign called “Feel Free,” Norwegian Cruise…

And the Winners Are! – It’s easy to overlook some of the things that make cruising wonderful. The Judi’s Choice Awards recognize the best of the rest.
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And the Winners Are! – It’s easy to overlook some of the things that make cruising wonderful. The Judi’s Choice Awards recognize the best of the rest.

Judi Cuervo - December 28, 2015

Monday Mantra The Judi’s Choice Awards! ... The Judi’s Choice Awards! ... The Judi’s Choice Awards! And the Winners Are! It’s easy to overlook some of the…

Tangled at Sea: Rapunzel comes to the stage — just for cruisers! | Cruise News – Nov. 12, 2015
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Tangled at Sea: Rapunzel comes to the stage — just for cruisers! | Cruise News – Nov. 12, 2015

Porthole Cruise Magazine - November 12, 2015

Tangled at Sea Disney's Rapunzel comes to the stage — just for cruisers! Cruise News - Nov. 12, 2015 Fairy-tale twists and thrilling adventure take the spotlight…

Disney Dream Emerges with New Enhancements | Cruise News – Nov. 3, 2015
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Disney Dream Emerges with New Enhancements | Cruise News – Nov. 3, 2015

Porthole Cruise Magazine - November 3, 2015

Disney Dream Emerges with New Enhancements Cruise News - Nov. 3, 2015 Disney Cruise Line’s Disney Dream has returned from a three-week drydock with several new enhancements,…

Porthole Cruise News Briefs – Oct. 9, 2015
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Porthole Cruise News Briefs – Oct. 9, 2015

Porthole Cruise Magazine - October 9, 2015

Porthole Cruise News Briefs Oct. 9, 2015 Famous for cultivating the first lawns at sea, Celebrity Cruises is adding more outdoor spaces to its fleet – a…

Disney Cruise Line Returns to New York, Miami, and Galveston in 2016 | Cruise News, May 18, 2015
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Disney Cruise Line Returns to New York, Miami, and Galveston in 2016 | Cruise News, May 18, 2015

Porthole Cruise Magazine - May 18, 2015

Disney Cruise Line Returns to New York, Miami, and Galveston in 2016 Cruise News, May 18, 2015 In fall 2016, Disney Cruise Line will offer new itineraries…

Porthole Cruise News Briefs – Apr. 24, 2015
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Porthole Cruise News Briefs – Apr. 24, 2015

Fran Golden - April 24, 2015

Porthole Cruise News Briefs Apr. 24, 2015 When Disney Dream heads to a 20-day dry dock in the Bahamas in October, the ship will get updates including…

Disney leaps into river cruising | Cruise News – Apr. 17, 2015
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Disney leaps into river cruising | Cruise News – Apr. 17, 2015

Fran Golden - April 17, 2015

Disney leaps into river cruising Apr. 17, 2015 Disney's tour company arm, Adventures by Disney, will launch a series of one-week river cruises on the Danube next…

Porthole Cruise News Briefs – Apr. 3, 2015
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Porthole Cruise News Briefs – Apr. 3, 2015

Fran Golden - April 3, 2015

Porthole Cruise News Briefs - Apr. 3, 2015 MSC Sinfonia is the latest MSC Cruises ship to be cut in half and enlarged as part of the…

Porthole Cruise News Briefs | Mar. 27, 2015
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Porthole Cruise News Briefs | Mar. 27, 2015

Fran Golden - March 27, 2015

Porthole Cruise News Briefs Mar. 27, 2015 Royal Caribbean International says it is sending its third Quantum-class ship, Ovation of the Seas, to China, strengthening its commitment…

Porthole Cruise News Briefs – Mar. 6, 2015
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Porthole Cruise News Briefs – Mar. 6, 2015

Fran Golden - March 6, 2015

Porthole Cruise News Briefs – Mar. 6, 2015 The new 604-passenger Seabourn Encore, to be delivered in December 2016, sold out its debut voyage in two days.…

Porthole Cruise News Briefs – Feb. 13, 2015
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Porthole Cruise News Briefs – Feb. 13, 2015

Fran Golden - February 13, 2015

Porthole Cruise News Briefs – Feb. 13, 2015 Disney Cruise Line guests can celebrate the Star Wars saga during a brand-new, day-long celebration aboard eight special sailings…

Get your Frozen fix on Disney – Cruise News — Jan. 30, 2015
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Get your Frozen fix on Disney – Cruise News — Jan. 30, 2015

Fran Golden - January 30, 2015

Get your Frozen fix on Disney Cruise News — Jan. 30, 2015 Okay girls and boys, scream with delight. Disney Cruise Line is bringing Frozen to the…

Five Faves: Idyllic Escapes. Cruise lines’ private islands offer perfect beach days — and so much more.
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Five Faves: Idyllic Escapes. Cruise lines’ private islands offer perfect beach days — and so much more.

Porthole Cruise Magazine - January 28, 2015

Porthole's Five Faves Idyllic Escapes Cruise lines’ private islands offer perfect beach days — and so much more.   The Caribbean has always been, and probably always…

Five Faves: Cruise Ship Re-Creations
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Five Faves: Cruise Ship Re-Creations

Porthole Cruise Magazine - January 7, 2015

Porthole’s Five Faves Cruise Ship Re-Creations Shipyards will probably continue to use steel and teak wood, but not all cruise-ship builders fall back on the standbys. The…

Five Faves: Unique Stores At Sea
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Five Faves: Unique Stores At Sea

Porthole Cruise Magazine - November 25, 2014

Porthole’s Five Faves   Unique Stores At Sea Not all ship shops are stocked with brand-stamped hats and duty-free booze. In honor of Black Friday, we highlight…

Porthole Cruise News Briefs of the Week – Cruise News – Oct. 31, 2014
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Porthole Cruise News Briefs of the Week – Cruise News – Oct. 31, 2014

Fran Golden - October 31, 2014

Porthole Cruise News Briefs of the Week Cruise News - Oct. 31, 2014 Costa Diadema, the brand-new flagship of Costa Cruises, left Fincantieri's Marghera shipyard in Venice and will reach…

Five Faves: Halloween Thrills on Disney Cruise Line
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Five Faves: Halloween Thrills on Disney Cruise Line

Porthole Cruise Magazine - October 29, 2014

Porthole’s Five Faves Five Fave Fearfully Fun Photos Halloween Thrills on Disney Cruise Line Celebrating the spooky season at sea can be sensational - especially if you're…

Five Faves: Culinary Keepsakes – dining experiences at sea
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Five Faves: Culinary Keepsakes – dining experiences at sea

Porthole Cruise Magazine - September 17, 2014

Porthole’s Five Faves Culinary Keepsakes Five favorite dining experiences at sea Ask any cruiser and chances are they will admit that food is key to their overall shipboard…

Five Faves: Coldest Cruises to Beat the Heat
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Five Faves: Coldest Cruises to Beat the Heat

Porthole Cruise Magazine - July 30, 2014

Porthole’s Five Faves   Coldest Cruises to Beat the Heat Cure the summertime blues in these cool destinations Christmastime in the Caribbean is warm and wonderful. There’s…

Cruise News – July 25, 2014
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Cruise News – July 25, 2014

Fran Golden - July 25, 2014

Cruise News - July 25, 2014 Norwegian Updates Cuisine With cruise passengers increasingly moving into the "foodie" category, Norwegian Cruise Line is updating its culinary offerings—part of…

Five Faves: Favorite Beers to Cheers – cruising’s best suds at sea!
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Five Faves: Favorite Beers to Cheers – cruising’s best suds at sea!

Porthole Cruise Magazine - July 23, 2014

Porthole’s Five Faves   Favorite Beers to Cheers Lift a glass (or more) to the best suds at sea!   There's the bubbly you tip back with…

Five Faves: Enjoy the Show – Five Favorite Performances at Sea
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Five Faves: Enjoy the Show – Five Favorite Performances at Sea

Porthole Cruise Magazine - June 11, 2014

Porthole’s Five Faves   Enjoy the Show Five Favorite Performances at Sea There’s something about that moment when the lights go dim, the audience hushes, and the…

Cruise News – May 23, 2014
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Cruise News – May 23, 2014

Fran Golden - May 23, 2014

Cruise News – May 23, 2014   ‘NEXT’ for Norwegian: $250 Million Upgrades Norwegian Cruise Line has announced that it will spend $250 million through 2015 for…

Five Faves: Belly Up!
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Five Faves: Belly Up!

Porthole Cruise Magazine - May 7, 2014

Porthole’s Five Faves   Belly Up! Cheers to these five favorite onboard spots to grab a drink. There’s no denying that the themed bars, chic lounges, and…

Just Desserts and Cocktail Culture
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Just Desserts and Cocktail Culture

Fran Golden - April 25, 2014

Brand-new treats on both Disney Cruise Line and Norwegian Cruise Line are geared toward an adults-only audience. On Disney, the indulgence is desserts. Exclusively on Disney Fantasy, a…

Disney Cruise Line Heads to “Frozen” Norway & Iceland
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Disney Cruise Line Heads to “Frozen” Norway & Iceland

Fran Golden - March 26, 2014

It’s time to picture Mickey Mouse in his cute Viking-horns outfit. That’s because Disney Cruise Line has announced its newest destination: the Norwegian fjords. Cruises to the…

Disney Does Alaska 2014
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Disney Does Alaska 2014

Fran Golden - March 7, 2014

When Disney Cruise Line launched its Alaska cruises in 2011, the family market took notice. Suddenly there were kids doing the once-in-a-lifetime experiences that had before been geared mostly…

Royal Caribbean Goes Even-Higher-Tech with Virtual Balconies
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Royal Caribbean Goes Even-Higher-Tech with Virtual Balconies

Fran Golden - February 10, 2014

Passengers in inside staterooms aboard Navigator of the Seas cruising from Galveston, Texas, have something new to crow about – virtual balcony views courtesy of high-tech wizardry. On the…

Cruising 2013: A Year in Review
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Cruising 2013: A Year in Review

Fran Golden - December 30, 2013

  Just as in years past, 2013 brought some great innovations and unique enhancements to the cruise experience. Here’s a look at some of the highlights. The…

Cruise Lines Tighten Smoking Bans
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Cruise Lines Tighten Smoking Bans

Fran Golden - August 19, 2013

  With four cruise lines adopting tighter bans on smoking, right about now those cruise passengers who want to light up may be getting a message –…

Another Cruise Ship Bans Smoking.
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Another Cruise Ship Bans Smoking.

Fran Golden - April 23, 2013

    Remember the days when you had to push smoke aside to walk into a cruise ship casino or lounge?  Fortunately, many if today’s ships have…

Disney Dream
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Disney Dream

Porthole Cruise - August 15, 2011

Ship Review: DISNEY DREAM Disney Cruise Line’s newest ship grants all cruising wishes. By Jodi Ornstein If you’ve never seen a cruise ship christening, this is pretty…