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Mighty Fine River Rhine Aboard <i>AmaPrima</i>
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Mighty Fine River Rhine Aboard AmaPrima

Porthole Cruise Magazine - April 15, 2019

The dominant narrative of river cruising consistently touches on the all-inclusive nature of the experience. The intimate camaraderie, complimentary excursions, fascinating villages, and delicious cuisine all make…

Ship Review: Outstanding Seabourn <i>Ovation</i>
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Ship Review: Outstanding Seabourn Ovation

Porthole Cruise Magazine - January 22, 2019

“Does the word sexy mean anything to you?” Noted hospitality designer Adam D. Tihany can’t contain himself. The word “sexy” clearly means something to him, and he’s…

The Weight After
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The Weight After

Porthole Cruise Magazine - January 10, 2019

The Monthly Mantra A Holiday Miracle! ... A Holiday Miracle! ... A Holiday Miracle! Dover sole: delicate and moist in a sauce of butter, garlic and wine.…

Maker of Moments
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Maker of Moments

Porthole Cruise Magazine - October 12, 2018

Belindah Sibanda started life in politically tumultuous Zimbabwe and now caters to well-heeled cruisers as guest services manager on the new, 600-passenger ultra-luxury ship Seabourn Ovation. “I…

A Star Performance
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A Star Performance

Porthole Cruise Magazine - October 10, 2018

Cruise line reputations are generally established on a wide range of subjective criteria: culinary creativity, elegant luxury, superior service, engaging itineraries, top-notch entertainment, and high-tech vessels. While…

A Royal Return
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A Royal Return

Porthole Cruise Magazine - October 1, 2018

On September 20, 2017, while sailing en route to Gibraltar, the Cunard cruise ship Queen Elizabeth hosted a significant anniversary celebration. That warm September day was exactly…

Dish It Up: Premium Palates
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Dish It Up: Premium Palates

Porthole Cruise 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…

All things great AND SMALL!
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All things great AND SMALL!

Porthole Cruise - April 28, 2018

If you follow  my cruise escapades, it’s obvious that size doesn’t matter to me. It’s not that I’m not impressed by a ship with a bowling alley,…

LUXURY Cruise Ships Setting Sail in 2019 (VIDEO)
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LUXURY Cruise Ships Setting Sail in 2019 (VIDEO)

Christina Hunting - April 25, 2018

The luxury cruise sector is on the rise, so let’s check out what’s on the horizon for 2019… Viking Jupiter | 930 Passengers | 47,000 Tons Viking…

Crystal Reveals Most Spacious Suites In Expedition Cruising
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Crystal Reveals Most Spacious Suites In Expedition Cruising

Porthole Cruise Magazine - April 25, 2018

Cruise News – Apr. 25, 2018 If you think of expedition cruising is “roughing it,” you haven’t been following the development of Crystal Endeavor, Crystal Cruises’ 19,800…

My Head’s in the (Sea) Clouds
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My Head’s in the (Sea) Clouds

Porthole Cruise Magazine - April 2, 2018

The Monthly Mantra My Head’s in a Sea Cloud…My Head’s in a Sea Cloud…My Head’s in a Sea Cloud… A pair of Christian Louboutin red-soled stilettos A…

A Little Luxury Becomes Me
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A Little Luxury Becomes Me

Porthole Cruise - March 19, 2018

There may be higher-level accommodations aboard Oceania Cruises' Marina but my way-more-affordable Concierge-Class stateroom and all its perks knocked my socks — or should I say flip-flops…

Is Yachting the New Cruising?
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Is Yachting the New Cruising?

Porthole Cruise Magazine - March 14, 2018

Last week, Porthole Cruise Magazine attended Seatrade Cruise Global, the cruise industry’s largest event complete with information, networking, and news from the cruise lines themselves where we…

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

Porthole Cruise Magazine - March 13, 2018

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

5 Faves: Presidential Pursuits for Women in Charge
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5 Faves: Presidential Pursuits for Women in Charge

Porthole Cruise Magazine - March 8, 2018

Porthole's 5 Faves Cruising’s leading women reveal their secrets to success, balance, and travel. Upcoming deadlines. A sea of emails (pun intended). Kid logistics when school is…

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…

Perfect Pairings: Windstar Cruises serves sophisticated tastes.
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Perfect Pairings: Windstar Cruises serves sophisticated tastes.

Porthole Cruise - March 1, 2018

By Janice Wald Henderson Ah, Windstar Cruises. Who doesn’t love a line so passionate about its cuisine? As Windstar zeros in even further on upping its gastronomic…

News Briefs – <i>Seven Seas Mariner’</i>s amazing upgrade, and more….
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News Briefs – Seven Seas Mariner’s amazing upgrade, and more….

Porthole Cruise - February 9, 2018

Porthole Cruise News Briefs - Feb. 9, 2018 Seven Seas Mariner is undergoing a major upgrade before returning to Alaska. The world’s first all-suite, all-balcony cruise ship…

A Scenic Sequel: Scenic Eclipse II to Launch in 2020
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A Scenic Sequel: Scenic Eclipse II to Launch in 2020

Porthole Cruise Magazine - February 5, 2018

Cruise News – Feb. 5, 2018 A Scenic Sequel: Scenic Eclipse II to Launch in 2020 Scenic Luxury Cruises & Tours, having already piqued the interest of…

News Briefs – Cousteau in the Amazon and more….
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News Briefs – Cousteau in the Amazon and more….

Porthole Cruise - February 2, 2018

Porthole Cruise News Briefs – Feb. 2, 2018 Luxury river operator Aqua Expeditions has announced a series of theme cruises on the Amazon and Mekong rivers for…

Cunard Partners with <i>The New Yorker</i> to Present “Cartoonists at Sea”
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Cunard Partners with The New Yorker to Present “Cartoonists at Sea”

Porthole Cruise Magazine - January 31, 2018

Cruise News – Jan. 31, 2018 Cunard Line and The New Yorker magazine have partnered to offer the opportunity to explore the world of cartoons while sailing aboard the line’s flagship ocean liner, Queen Mary 2.…

Cruise Deal of the Week
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Cruise Deal of the Week

Porthole Cruise - January 26, 2018

Jan. 26, 2018 Luxury line Silversea is offering free roundtrip air – or an upgrade to business class from $599 – on their “Timeless Treasures” Mediterranean cruises.…

Cutting Steel Commences for <i>Crystal Endeavor</i> – Shipbuilders Begin New Luxury Expedition Yacht
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Cutting Steel Commences for Crystal Endeavor – Shipbuilders Begin New Luxury Expedition Yacht

Porthole Cruise - January 19, 2018

Cruise News – Jan. 19, 2018 The newest member of Crystal Cruises’ fleet is officially on its way after the shipwrights at MV Werften in Stralsund began…

Glorious Food – Singing the Praises of Cruise Cuisine
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Glorious Food – Singing the Praises of Cruise Cuisine

Judi Cuervo - January 15, 2018

Monthly Mantra Glorious Food Singing the praises of cruise cuisine I’m hungry for a cruise…I’m hungry for a cruise…I’m hungry for a cruise… One of the most…

Porthole Cruise News Briefs – Jan. 5, 2018
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Porthole Cruise News Briefs – Jan. 5, 2018

Porthole Cruise - January 6, 2018

Porthole Cruise News Briefs - Jan. 5, 2018 American Cruise Lines has become a national underwriter for the iconic PBS series Washington Week, a roundtable discussion that’s…

Millennial Luxury Cruising
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Millennial Luxury Cruising

Porthole Cruise Magazine - December 29, 2017

Millennial Luxury Cruising Millennials are discovering the most extravagant ways to experience the world. By Max Bornstein Do you desire to awake on cloud nine, throw off…

Scenic Luxury Cruises & Tours offer Special Services
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Scenic Luxury Cruises & Tours offer Special Services

Porthole Cruise Magazine - December 29, 2017

Special services from Scenic Luxury Cruises & Tours go above and beyond. By John and Sandra Nowlan It was an unexpected welcome. We knew that a river…

For Shore: The Grape Escape
Cruise Magazine
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For Shore: The Grape Escape

Porthole Cruise Magazine - December 29, 2017

Exploring France’s wine country with Uniworld By Steve Leland The memory of the first time never fades away: first date, car, job, or virtually first anything. My…

5 Faves: The Suite Life (on Silversea Cruises)
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5 Faves: The Suite Life (on Silversea Cruises)

Porthole Cruise Magazine - December 26, 2017

Porthole's 5 Faves The Suite Life Silversea Cruises Makes Anniver-“sea”-ries Extra Special My husband, Humberto, and I have marked our last five wedding anniversaries at sea —…

Cruise Deal of the Week – Dec. 22, 2017
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Cruise Deal of the Week – Dec. 22, 2017

Porthole Cruise Magazine - December 22, 2017

Cruise Deal of the Week – Dec. 22, 2017 Ultra-luxury line Seabourn is celebrating its 30th anniversary with a 2018 Signature Savings Event. On select cruises, benefits…

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. 24, 2017
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Porthole Cruise News Briefs – Nov. 24, 2017

Porthole Cruise Magazine - November 24, 2017

Porthole Cruise News Briefs – Nov. 24, 2017 Tall-ship operator Star Clippers is offering round-trip sailings to Monaco for the other famous race, the Historic Grand Prix,…

Cruise Deals of the Week – Nov. 24, 2017 (Black Friday/Cyber Monday Edition!)
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Cruise Deals of the Week – Nov. 24, 2017 (Black Friday/Cyber Monday Edition!)

Porthole Cruise Magazine - November 24, 2017

Black Friday/Cyber Monday Cruise Deals of the Week - Nov. 24, 2017 Deal One: From November 20–29, 2017, book a balcony stateroom at an ocean view rate on…

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…

Cruise Deal of the Week – Nov. 10, 2017
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Cruise Deal of the Week – Nov. 10, 2017

Porthole Cruise Magazine - November 10, 2017

Cruise Deal of the Week - Nov. 10, 2017 Silversea Cruises is offering free shore excursions in every port of call on select 2018 Caribbean voyages aboard…

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…

Windstar Flagship Gets New Set of Sails
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Windstar Flagship Gets New Set of Sails

Porthole Cruise Magazine - November 2, 2017

Wind Surf Hoists New Sheets Cruise News - Nov. 2, 2017 Windstar Cruises’ flagship, the 310-guest Wind Surf, one of the largest motor sail yachts in the world,…

Cruise Connection: There’s a themed sailing just for you.
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Cruise Connection: There’s a themed sailing just for you.

Porthole Cruise Magazine - October 27, 2017

Cruise Connection No matter your interest, there’s a themed sailing just for you. By Fran Golden People with particular passions like to share their interests with other…

Cruise Deals of the Week – Oct. 20, 2017
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Cruise Deals of the Week – Oct. 20, 2017

Porthole Cruise Magazine - October 20, 2017

Cruise Deals of the Week - Oct. 20, 2017 DEAL 1: Windstar Cruises is offering a special deal for small groups – part of a trend of…

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…

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…

Cruise Deal of the Week – Sept. 22, 2017
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Cruise Deal of the Week – Sept. 22, 2017

Porthole Cruise Magazine - September 22, 2017

Cruise Deal of the Week – Sept. 22, 2017 Seabourn is celebrating its 30th anniversary with offers on select cruises departing through March 31, 2019, including a…

Cruise Deal of the Week – Sept. 15, 2017
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Cruise Deal of the Week – Sept. 15, 2017

Porthole Cruise Magazine - September 15, 2017

Cruise Deal of the Week – Sept. 15, 2017 Azamara Club Cruises is offering a Double Upgrade promotion, giving guests a veranda room for the price of…

Silversea Cruises Orders a Sister Ship to Silver Muse
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Silversea Cruises Orders a Sister Ship to Silver Muse

Porthole Cruise Magazine - September 14, 2017

Silversea Cruises Orders a Sister Ship to Silver Muse Cruise News - Sept. 14, 2017 Silversea Cruises and Fincantieri have announced the signing of a contract worth…

Regent Seeks Name for Its Next Luxury Ship
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Regent Seeks Name for Its Next Luxury Ship

Porthole Cruise Magazine - September 5, 2017

Regent Seeks Name for Its Next Luxury Ship Cruise News - Sept. 5, 2017 Regent Seven Seas Cruises is asking its guests and travel agents to name…

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

Porthole Cruise Magazine - September 1, 2017

Porthole Cruise News Briefs – Sep. 1, 2017 Cunard's Transatlantic Fashion Week set sail yesterday with designer Julien Macdonald on board, as well as Colin McDowell, Gail…

Silversea to Debut Show Scored by Royal Philharmonic
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Silversea to Debut Show Scored by Royal Philharmonic

Porthole Cruise Magazine - September 1, 2017

Silversea to Debut Show Scored by Royal Philharmonic Cruise News - Sept. 1, 2017 A brand-new signature production show, Grande Amore, will soon premiere on the stages of Silversea…

Porthole Cruise News Briefs – Aug. 25, 2017
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Porthole Cruise News Briefs – Aug. 25, 2017

Porthole Cruise Magazine - August 25, 2017

Porthole Cruise News Briefs – Aug. 25, 2017 Holland America Line is showing their hometown pride by sponsoring Seattle golfer Landon Jackson at the Boeing Classic. Jackson,…

Cruise Deal of the Week – Aug. 18, 2017
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Cruise Deal of the Week – Aug. 18, 2017

Porthole Cruise Magazine - August 18, 2017

Cruise Deal of the Week – Aug. 18, 2017 Luxury line Hapag-Lloyd Cruises is offering savings on five Europa 2 voyages setting sail to Asia and the…

Ship Review: <i>Silver Muse</i>
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Ship Review: Silver Muse

Porthole Cruise Magazine - August 15, 2017

Beautiful Backdrops The elegant Silver Muse whispers luxury. By Fran Golden Aboard the brand-new Silver Muse, my tuxedo-clad butler was concerned about a rubbed-out spot on my…

Crystal Expands Luxury Portfolio with the Launch of Crystal Skye
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Crystal Expands Luxury Portfolio with the Launch of Crystal Skye

Porthole Cruise Magazine - August 9, 2017

Crystal Expands Luxury Portfolio with the Launch of Crystal Skye Cruise News, Aug. 9, 2017 With the christening of Crystal AirCruises’ privately owned Boeing 777, Crystal Skye,…

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…

Porthole Cruise News Briefs – Jul. 28, 2017
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Porthole Cruise News Briefs – Jul. 28, 2017

Porthole Cruise Magazine - July 28, 2017

Porthole Cruise News Briefs - Jul. 28, 2017 Norwegian Cruise Line has begun bookings for 4-day roundtrip cruises from Port Canaveral to Havana. Guests who book one…

Porthole Cruise News Briefs – Jul. 21, 2017
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Porthole Cruise News Briefs – Jul. 21, 2017

Porthole Cruise Magazine - July 21, 2017

Porthole Cruise News Briefs - Jul. 21, 2017 Seabourn announced their exclusive line of bath and body products from Molton Brown will be made available in Molton…

Cruise Deal of the Week – Jul. 21, 2017
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Cruise Deal of the Week – Jul. 21, 2017

Porthole Cruise Magazine - July 21, 2017

Cruise Deal of the Week - Jul. 21, 2017 Cunard is now offering the Drinks on Us sale, which offers guests free drinks in Balcony staterooms and…

Porthole Cruise News Briefs – Jul. 7, 2017
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Porthole Cruise News Briefs – Jul. 7, 2017

Porthole Cruise Magazine - July 7, 2017

Porthole Cruise News Briefs - Jul. 7, 2017 Seabourn is offering a series of unique extended voyages sailing to destinations around the globe through fall 2017. The…

Crystal River Cruises Unveils Culinary Concepts for Crystal Bach
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Crystal River Cruises Unveils Culinary Concepts for Crystal Bach

Porthole Cruise Magazine - July 5, 2017

Crystal River Cruises Unveils Culinary Concepts for Crystal Bach Cruise News - Jul. 5, 2017 Crystal River Cruises has unveiled detailed highlights of the culinary concepts and…

4- and 6-year-old Siblings to Complete 180-day World Cruise
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4- and 6-year-old Siblings to Complete 180-day World Cruise

Porthole Cruise Magazine - June 30, 2017

4- and 6-year-old Siblings to Complete 180-day World Cruise Cruise News - Jun. 30, 2017 Oceania Cruises has recognized its "Youngest World Cruisers," 4-year-old Lorenna D'Amore Nogueira…

Dish It Up: Jacques Pépin
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Dish It Up: Jacques Pépin

Porthole Cruise Magazine - June 29, 2017

French Flavor Jacques Pépin Dishes It Up for Oceania Cruises. By Janice Wald Henderson I remember the first time I met Jacques Pépin. I was a newbie…

Design Time Web Extra: Suite Features
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Design Time Web Extra: Suite Features

Porthole Cruise Magazine - June 28, 2017

Dig These Digs Our favorite features in cruising’s most amazing suites at sea. As if it’s not enough to have suites the size of apartments, today’s cruise…

Porthole Cruise News Briefs – Jun. 23, 2017
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Porthole Cruise News Briefs – Jun. 23, 2017

Porthole Cruise Magazine - June 23, 2017

Porthole Cruise News Briefs - Jun. 23, 2017 Viking Cruises’ third ocean ship, Viking Sky, was officially christened during a public celebration in Tromsø, Norway. The 930-guest,…

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 News - June 15, 2017 Abu Dhabi Ports has celebrated the successful close of its best-ever cruise season at Abu…

Cruise Deals of the Week – June 2, 2017
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Cruise Deals of the Week – June 2, 2017

Porthole Cruise Magazine - June 2, 2017

Cruise Deals of the Week – June 2, 2017 DEAL 1: Oceania Cruises is offering a limited-time flight upgrade offer for OLife Choice guests. For as little…

5 Faves: Author-Inspired Excursions
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5 Faves: Author-Inspired Excursions

Porthole Cruise Magazine - May 31, 2017

Porthole's 5 Faves Following in Footsteps Five favorite author-inspired shore excursions From Shakespeare’s Verona to Hemingway’s Cuba, stories in far off places can sometimes fuel wanderlust stronger…

Porthole Cruise News Briefs – May 26, 2017
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Porthole Cruise News Briefs – May 26, 2017

Porthole Cruise Magazine - May 26, 2017

Porthole Cruise News Briefs – May 26, 2017 In celebration of National Hamburger Day this weekend, Carnival Cruise Line unveiled a massive 300-pound, 3-and-1/2-foot-wide hamburger aboard Carnival…

Cruise Deal of the Week – May 26, 2017
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Cruise Deal of the Week – May 26, 2017

Porthole Cruise Magazine - May 26, 2017

Cruise Deal of the Week – May 26, 2017 Regent Seven Seas Cruises announced a Memorial Day Sale, presenting U.S. and Canadian vacationers a complimentary three-category upgrade…

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…

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 – Apr. 28, 2017
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Porthole Cruise News Briefs – Apr. 28, 2017

Porthole Cruise Magazine - April 28, 2017

Porthole Cruise News Briefs – Apr. 28, 2017 The newly revitalized Empress of the Seas has become the first Royal Caribbean International ship to call on Cuba.…

Cruise Deals of the Week – Apr. 28, 2017
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Cruise Deals of the Week – Apr. 28, 2017

Porthole Cruise Magazine - April 28, 2017

Cruise Deals of the Week – Apr. 28, 2017 DEAL 1: Windstar Cruises is offering a “Have You Ever” promotion focusing on Europe 2017 summer sales, with…

Windstar and James Beard Foundation Announce Culinary Cruise Collection Lineup
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Windstar and James Beard Foundation Announce Culinary Cruise Collection Lineup

Porthole Cruise Magazine - April 25, 2017

Windstar and James Beard Foundation Announce Culinary Cruise Collection Lineup Cruise News - Apr. 25, 2017 Windstar Cruises and the James Beard Foundation have unveiled the full lineup for their James…

Cruise Deals of the Week – Apr. 21, 2017
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Cruise Deals of the Week – Apr. 21, 2017

Porthole Cruise Magazine - April 21, 2017

Cruise Deals of the Week – Apr. 21, 2017 DEAL 1: Cruising down China's Yangzi River and past the Three Gorges Dam is more enticing than ever…

Crystal Symphony and Crystal Serenity Makeovers Revealed
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Crystal Symphony and Crystal Serenity Makeovers Revealed

Porthole Cruise Magazine - April 20, 2017

Crystal Symphony and Crystal Serenity Makeovers Revealed Cruise News – Apr. 20, 2017 Crystal Cruises has unveiled the complete makeover plans for Crystal Symphony and Crystal Serenity,…

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…

Oceania Cruises Rolls Out Vegan Menus and Raw Juice and Smoothie Bars
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Porthole Cruise Magazine - April 12, 2017

Oceania Cruises Rolls Out Vegan Menus and Raw Juice and Smoothie Bars Cruise News - Apr. 12, 2017 Oceania Cruises announced the debut of its expansive vegan menu as well…

Porthole Cruise News Briefs – Apr. 7, 2017
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Porthole Cruise News Briefs – Apr. 7, 2017 UnCruise Adventures has added a seventh ship, 88-guest replica coastal steamer S.S. Legacy, to its Alaska fleet, which will…

Cruise Deal of the Week – Apr. 7, 2017
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Cruise Deal of the Week – Apr. 7, 2017 Azamara Club Cruises is offering a “Twice as Nice Deal,” in which guests who book a Club Veranda…

“Exclusively Crystal” Gift Collection Launches with One-of-a-Kind Keepsakes
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“Exclusively Crystal” Gift Collection Launches with One-of-a-Kind Keepsakes

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“Exclusively Crystal” Gift Collection Launches with One-of-a-Kind Keepsakes Cruise News - Apr. 5, 2017 The latest luxury offering from Crystal has arrived with the launch of the…

Silversea Cruises Welcomes Silver Muse
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Silversea Cruises Welcomes Silver Muse

Porthole Cruise Magazine - April 3, 2017

Silversea Cruises Welcomes Silver Muse Cruise News – Apr. 3, 2017 Silversea Cruises has taken delivery of its new ultra-luxury cruise ship, Silver Muse, at Fincantieri’s shipyard…

Porthole Cruise News Briefs – Mar. 31, 2017
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Porthole Cruise News Briefs – Mar. 31, 2017 The renovated Carnival Glory celebrated its new WaterWorks aqua park on Deck 12 with a ribbon-cutting ceremony this week.…

Cruise Deals of the Week – Mar. 31, 2017
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Cruise Deals of the Week – Mar. 31, 2017

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Cruise Deals of the Week – Mar. 31, 2017 DEAL 1: Regent Seven Seas Cruises is offering luxury cruisers $500 in shipboard credit per suite for all…

Porthole Cruise News Briefs – Mar. 24, 2017
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Porthole Cruise News Briefs – Mar. 24, 2017 Cunard Line has announced a uniquely beautiful partnership with feature film florist Jenny Tobin, a special guest on Queen…

Porthole Cruise News Briefs – Mar. 17, 2017
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Porthole Cruise News Briefs – Mar. 17, 2017 Seabourn is offering guests a new way to experience the wilderness of Alaska, with a 4-day overland adventure into…

10 Special Event Cruises Aboard Cunard Line
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10 Special Event Cruises Aboard Cunard Line

Porthole Cruise Magazine - March 16, 2017

10 Special Event Cruises aboard Cunard Line Cruise News - Mar. 16, 2017 Cunard Line, already known for its award-winning Insights enrichment program in which expert and celebrity speakers join voyages to inform…

Star Pride heads to Manhattan, Boston, and Beyond
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Star Pride heads to Manhattan, Boston, and Beyond

Porthole Cruise Magazine - March 15, 2017

Star Pride heads to Manhattan, Boston, and Beyond Cruise News – Mar. 15, 2017 Windstar Cruises has announced all-new itineraries, the luxury small-ship line’s first to New…

Porthole Cruise News Briefs – Mar. 10, 2017
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Porthole Cruise News Briefs – Mar. 10, 2017 Hapag-Lloyd Cruises has named its two upcoming expedition ships HANSEATIC inspiration (serving the international market) and HANSEATIC nature (serving…

Porthole Cruise News Briefs  – Mar. 3, 2017
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Porthole Cruise News Briefs – Mar. 3, 2017 One Ocean Expeditions is offering three small-ship adventure cruises to the Canadian Arctic and Antarctica with award-winning wildlife filmmakers…

Cruise Deal of the Week – Feb. 24, 2017
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Cruise Deal of the Week – Feb. 24, 2017

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Cruise Deal of the Week – Feb. 24, 2017 Luxury line Crystal Cruises is letting kids 17 and under sail free with two adults and offering other…

Win a Windstar Cruise to Tahiti in “Honeymoon Do-Over” TODAY Show Promotion
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Win a Windstar Cruise to Tahiti in “Honeymoon Do-Over” TODAY Show Promotion

Porthole Cruise Magazine - February 22, 2017

Win a Windstar Cruise to Tahiti in “Honeymoon Do-Over” TODAY Show Promotion Cruise News – Feb. 22, 2017 Windstar Cruises and TODAY are looking for married couples who have honeymoon “fail”…

Porthole Cruise News Briefs – Feb. 17, 2017
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Porthole Cruise News Briefs – Feb. 17, 2017 Cunard, the only line to carry pets across the Atlantic, sponsored the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show, welcoming four-legged…

5 Fave Media-Themed Cruises
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Porthole Cruise Magazine - February 15, 2017

Porthole's 5 Faves #WAKENEWS As the leading media authority on cruises and numbered lists, Porthole knows exactly how much the following media outlets 1) work tirelessly on…

Porthole Cruise News Briefs – Feb. 10, 2017
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Porthole Cruise News Briefs – Feb. 10, 2017 Fashion luminary Iris Apfel will be among the style celebrities aboard Queen Mary 2 for the second annual Transatlantic…

Windstar Cruises Expands Culinary Partnership with James Beard Foundation
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Windstar Cruises Expands Culinary Partnership with James Beard Foundation

Porthole Cruise Magazine - February 7, 2017

Windstar Cruises Expands Culinary Partnership with James Beard Foundation Cruise News – Feb. 7, 2017 Windstar Cruises has announced an expansion on its exclusive travel-culinary partnership with the…

Uniworld Announces Dame Joan Collins as Godmother of S.S. Joie de Vivre
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Uniworld Announces Dame Joan Collins as Godmother of S.S. Joie de Vivre

Porthole Cruise Magazine - February 1, 2017

Uniworld Announces Dame Joan Collins as Godmother of S.S. Joie de Vivre Cruise News - Feb. 1, 2016 Uniworld Boutique River Cruise Collection has announced that award-winning…

Porthole Cruise News Briefs – Jan. 27, 2017
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Porthole Cruise News Briefs – Jan. 27, 2017 Carnival Cruise Line’s newest ship, Carnival Horizon, will debut in April 2018 with a series of European voyages, followed…

Cruise Deals of the Week – Jan. 27, 2017
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Cruise Deals of the Week – Jan. 27, 2017

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Cruise Deals of the Week – Jan. 27, 2017 Happy Year of the Rooster! DEAL 1: Cunard Line is ringing in the Chinese New Year with fares…

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…

Cough Drops and Cruise Dreams
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A Master Mixer’s Memoir
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Monday Mantra Cosmo Guy … Cosmo Guy … Cosmo Guy … A Master Mixer's Memoir A bartender who can get the cosmopolitan right has clearly been around…

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

2016 Cruise in Review
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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…

Porthole Cruise News Briefs – Dec. 23, 2016
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 Porthole Cruise News Briefs – Dec. 23, 2016 Lindblad Expeditions-National Geographic has given a sneak peek at the construction of their first newbuild, National Geographic Quest,…

Five Faves: Cruises That Give Back
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Porthole Cruise Magazine - December 23, 2016

Five Favorite Cruises That Give Back Making the world a better place, one vacation at a time. This holiday season, the most heartwarming gift for a cruise…

U BY UNIWORLD to Debut for Adventure-Seeking, Younger Travelers
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U BY UNIWORLD to Debut for Adventure-Seeking, Younger Travelers

Porthole Cruise Magazine - December 21, 2016

U BY UNIWORLD to Debut for Adventure-Seeking, Younger Travelers Cruise News - Dec. 21, 2016 Uniworld Boutique River Cruise Collection announced its newest addition, U BY UNIWORLD, a…

Cruise Deals of the Week – Dec. 16, 2017
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Cruise Deals of the Week - Dec. 16, 2017 DEAL #1: Princess Cruises is holding an anniversary sale, now through February 28, 2017, with up to $600…

Lines Granted Approval to Cruise to Cuba
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Lines Granted Approval to Cruise to Cuba

Porthole Cruise Magazine - December 7, 2016

Lines Granted Cuba Cruise Approval Cruise News - Dec. 7, 2016 In a landmark day for cruising, several major cruise companies have announced approval to cruise to…

Porthole Cruise News Briefs – Dec. 2, 2016
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Porthole Cruise News Briefs - Dec. 2, 2016 Carnival Corporation will sponsor the two-part finale of The New Celebrity Apprentice airing on NBC next February 6 and…

Porthole Cruise News Briefs – Nov. 25, 2016
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Porthole Cruise Magazine - November 23, 2016

  Porthole Cruise News Briefs – Nov. 25, 2016 Norwegian Cruise Line has announced that its new, China-based ship, Norwegian Joy, or喜悦号 (Xǐ Yuè Hào), will be…

Cruise Deals of the Week – Nov. 18, 2016
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Cruise Deals of the Week – Nov. 18, 2016

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Cruise Deals of the Week - Nov. 18, 2016 DEAL 1: MSC Cruises will be marking Black Friday and Cyber Monday by sweetening its popular 2-for-1 deals…

Porthole Cruise News Briefs – Nov. 18, 2016
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Porthole Cruise News Briefs - Nov. 18, 2016 Grammy-winning jazz artists Gregory Porter and Dee Dee Bridgewater joined guests aboard Queen Mary 2 for the Blue Note…

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…

Porthole Cruise News Briefs – Nov. 11, 2016
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Porthole Cruise Magazine - November 11, 2016

Porthole Cruise News Briefs - Nov. 11, 2017 Carnival Fantasy was welcomed to its new homeport of Mobile, Alabama, with a formal exchange of plaques and a…

Seabourn Encore Finishes Sea Trials
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Seabourn Encore Finishes Sea Trials

Porthole Cruise Magazine - November 8, 2016

Seabourn Encore Finishes Sea Trials Cruise News - Nov. 8, 2016 The newest ship in Seabourn's fleet, Seabourn Encore, has finished three days of sea trials, and…

Porthole Cruise News Briefs – Nov. 4, 2016
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Porthole Cruise News Briefs – Nov. 4, 2016

Porthole Cruise Magazine - November 4, 2016

Porthole Cruise News Briefs - Nov. 4, 2016 Executives from Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings and Meyer Werft gathered in Papenburg, Germany, to celebrate the first steel-cutting for…

Oceania Enthusiasm – When you can’t believe cruising can be like this.
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Oceania Enthusiasm – When you can’t believe cruising can be like this.

Porthole Cruise Magazine - October 31, 2016

Monday Mantra Oooooceania!...Ooooooceania!....Ooooooceania! Oceania Enthusiasm When you can’t believe cruising can be like this. ✓ A prestigious luxury cruise line. ✓ A stunning 684-passenger mid-size ship. ✓…

The Show Must Go Onboard – Cruise entertainment has really grown up.
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Porthole Cruise Magazine - October 17, 2016

Monday Mantra That’s Entertainment! ... THAT’S Entertainment?? ... That’s Entertainment! ... THAT’S Entertainment?? ... The Show Must Go Onboard! Cruise entertainment has really grown up. I endured…

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…

Top Cruise Execs Join American Cancer Society’s “Real Men Wear Pink” Campaign
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Top Cruise Execs Join American Cancer Society’s “Real Men Wear Pink” Campaign

Porthole Cruise Magazine - October 11, 2016

Top Cruise Execs Join American Cancer Society’s “Real Men Wear Pink” Campaign Cruise News - October 11, 2016 Holland America Group CEO, Stein Kruse; Holland America Line…

Porthole Cruise News Briefs – September 23, 2016
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Porthole Cruise News Briefs – September 23, 2016

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Porthole Cruise News Briefs - September 23, 2016 R&B superstar Patti LaBelle made an exclusive performance aboard Royal Caribbean’s first-ever President’s Cruise, thrilling loyalty club members –…

Cruise Deal of the Week – September 23, 2016
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Cruise Deal of the Week – September 23, 2016

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Cruise Deal of the Week - September 23, 2016 Boutique river cruise operator Uniworld is offering 2017 Solo Travel Savings, waiving or reducing the single-supplement fee on…

Porthole Cruise News Briefs – September 16, 2016
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Porthole Cruise News Briefs - September 16, 2016 The Strand Cruise, Myanmar’s luxury river operator, is welcoming music lovers aboard a 4-night cruise over Valentine’s Day 2017,…

Porthole Cruise News Briefs – September 2, 2016
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Porthole Cruise News Briefs - September 2, 2016  Carnival Imagination is entering dry dock for three weeks to undergo a multimillion-dollar refurbishment. By September 25, the ship…

Porthole Cruise News Briefs – August 26, 2016
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Porthole Cruise News Briefs - August 26, 2016 Crystal Cruises is one step closer to building the world’s largest expedition yachts. MV Werften has signed a letter…

Crystal Mozart Is First Luxury River Ship to Go “Live”
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Crystal Mozart Is First Luxury River Ship to Go “Live”

Porthole Cruise Magazine - August 25, 2016

Crystal Mozart Is First Luxury River Ship to Go “Live” Cruise News - August 25, 2016 Less than two months after embarking on her maiden voyage, Crystal…

Five Faves: Caribbean Cruise Debuts
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Porthole Cruise Magazine - August 25, 2016

Porthole's Five Faves Caribbean Cruise Debuts Five new ships repositioning to the U.S. this fall In case you missed it, there have been some amazing new cruise…

Cruise Control: Jason Montague
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Porthole Cruise Magazine - August 23, 2016

Double Duty A Day in the Life of Jason Montague By Fran Golden Jason Montague has a lot to be excited about these days. And when he…

Porthole Cruise News Briefs – August 19, 2016
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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

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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…

Cruise Deals of the Week – August 12, 2016
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Cruise Deals of the Week – August 12, 2016 Running Rivers DEAL 1: Boutique river operator Uniworld has launched two airfare deals. The Free Air promotion gives…

Porthole Cruise News Briefs – August 12, 2016
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Porthole Cruise News Briefs – August 12, 2016 Natural health pioneer Dr. Andrew Weil has teamed up with Seabourn and The Onboard Spa by Steiner to create…

Five Faves: The Cruise For YOU
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Porthole Cruise Magazine - August 10, 2016

Porthole’s Five Faves The Cruise For YOU Five favorite upcoming theme cruises Fans unite! Whether you’re nutty for science fiction, kooky over craft beers, or a global…

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

Porthole Cruise News Briefs – August 5, 2016
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Porthole Cruise News Briefs - August 5, 2016 Crystal Cruises has finished its technical survey of S.S. United States and found that though the classic ocean liner…

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

Five Faves: Don’t Mind If I Do
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Porthole Cruise Magazine - July 13, 2016

Five Cruise Experiences Worth the Splurge   If you’re in love with cruising, chances are, a good portion of your savings goes directly into a “Cruise Fund”…

Crystal Mozart Christening Signifies Official Launch of Crystal River Cruises | Cruise News – July 11, 2016
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Crystal Mozart Christening Signifies Official Launch of Crystal River Cruises | Cruise News – July 11, 2016

Porthole Cruise Magazine - July 11, 2016

Crystal Mozart Christening Signifies Official Launch of Crystal River Cruises Cruise News - July 11, 2016 Today, in the latest milestone for the expansion of Crystal Cruises, Crystal…

Cruise Deals of the Week – July 8, 2016
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Cruise Deals of the Week - July 8, 2016 DEAL 1: Crystal Cruises is offering a limited-time summer promotion for bookings between July 1 and August 31.…

Porthole Cruise News Briefs – July 1, 2016
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Porthole Cruise News Briefs - July 1, 2016 * Crystal River Cruises, in preparation for the launch of Crystal Mozart, has unveiled details about the next four…

Porthole Cruise News Briefs – Jun. 24, 2016
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Porthole Cruise News Briefs - Jun. 24, 2016 River operator Tauck welcomed the newest ship to their fleet, ms Joy, in a christening on the Danube River…

Transformed QM2 emerges from multimillion-dollar dry dock | Cruise News – Jun. 23, 2016
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Transformed QM2 emerges from multimillion-dollar dry dock | Cruise News – Jun. 23, 2016

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Transformed QM2 emerges from multimillion-dollar dry dock Cruise News – Jun. 23, 2016 Cunard Line’s flagship, Queen Mary 2, is sailing from Southampton to New York this…

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

Porthole Cruise News Briefs – Jun. 10, 2016
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Porthole Cruise News Briefs - Jun. 10, 2016 * Celebrity Cruises has announced the names (and photos, above) of their new Galapagos Islands ships: Celebrity Xperience and…

Cruise Deal of the Week – Jun. 3, 2016
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Cruise Deal of the Week - Jun. 3, 2016 Cunard Line has announced its Big Balcony Event, offering a free upgrade from Oceanview to Balcony cabins, plus,…

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Royal Caribbean Unveils Private Journeys on Shore| Cruise News – Mar. 9, 2016
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Porthole's Five Faves At the Helm For International Women’s Day, We’re Celebrating 5 Women Cruise Line Presidents! Today is International Women’s Day — a day to “celebrate…

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

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

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

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

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

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

Two Fleets to be Renewed for 2016 | Cruise News – Jan. 21, 2016
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Two Fleets to be Renewed for 2016 | Cruise News – Jan. 21, 2016

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The Haven aboard Norwegian Epic Two Fleets to be Renewed for 2016 Cruise News - Jan. 21, 2016 Regent Seven Seas Cruises and Norwegian Cruise Line are…

Scenic Announces Entry into Ocean Yacht Cruising | Cruise News – Jan. 19, 2016
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Scenic Announces Entry into Ocean Yacht Cruising Cruise News - Jan. 19, 2016 Luxury travel operator Scenic, has announced the launch of its first Discovery Yacht, Scenic Eclipse. A…

Celebrity Cruises Unveils New “Modern Luxury Lives Here” Campaign | Cruise News – Jan. 12, 2016
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Cruise Deal of the Week - Jan. 8, 2016 Seabourn has announced its 2016 Signature Savings Event, offering savings and value-added amenities on a selection of voyages…

Regent Unveils Exclusive Gourmet Explorer Tours | Cruise News – Jan. 6, 2015
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Regent Unveils Gourmet Explorer Tours Exclusively for Seven Seas Explorer Cruise News - Jan. 6, 2015 Regent Seven Seas Cruises unveiled a collection of exclusive culinary-inspired shore excursions…

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Porthole's Five Faves News You Can Use Top Five Cruise Stories of 2015 There’s no doubt that 2015 saw some incredible happenings in the cruise industry. Like…

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Cruise Deal of the Week – Dec. 18, 2015 DEAL: Oceania Cruises is offering new savings with a revamped OLife Choice promotion, giving guests complimentary amenities such…

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Porthole Cruise News Briefs – Dec. 18, 2015 Pandaw River Expeditions is expanding their reach from the rivers of Southeast Asia to the ocean with the acquisition…

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

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Porthole Cruise News Briefs - Dec. 4, 2015 As part of the refit of Queen Mary 2, Cunard Line has announced a major redesign of Kings Court,…

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Porthole's Five Faves Cruise into 2016 Five new ships to look forward to in the new year. Year after year, there never seems to be a shortage…

Porthole Cruise News Briefs – Nov. 20, 2015
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Porthole Cruise News Briefs - Nov. 20, 2015 As part of their extensive expansion, Crystal Cruises is taking to the skies under the name Crystal Luxury Air.…

Porthole Cruise News Briefs – Nov. 6, 2015
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Porthole Cruise News Briefs Nov. 6, 2015 Hurtigruten has announced a major renovation initiative for 2016. All four of their mid-1990s–built ships are being upgraded with new interiors and furnishings…

Windstar Cruises Announces Jeff Corwin Private Event
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Windstar Cruises Announces Jeff Corwin as First Private Event Host of 2016   Windstar Cruises has announced that TV personality and conservationist Jeff Corwin will be the line’s first…

Crystal River Cruises Orders Five Luxury River Yachts | Cruise News – Nov. 2, 2015
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Crystal River Cruises Orders Five Luxury River Yachts Cruise News - Nov. 2, 2015 Crystal Cruises has announced that Crystal River Cruises will launch with five luxury river yachts…

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Porthole Cruise News Briefs Oct. 30, 2015 Seven Seas Explorer has floated out from Fincantieri in Genoa, ready for the next phase of construction, which will see…

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[sf_iconbox image="ss-star" character="" type="left-icon-alt" title="Porthole’s Featured Cruise Deal of the Week!" animation="fade-in" animation_delay="100"] DEAL: The luxurious Europa 2 is offering deals on six cruises throughout summer 2016,…

Cruise Ship Review: Viking Star
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A Star Is Born Viking Ocean Cruises debuts with a flagship like no other: Viking Star By Fran Golden Standing in your swimsuit in the first-at-sea snow…

Uniworld’s Deluxe Décor
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A Royal Backdrop Uniworld designs river cruising fit for a princess. By Suzanne Carmel On a cold and cloudy day this past March, I found myself traveling…

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You, Me, and the Open Sea How to make the most of your cruise for two. By Sherri Eisenberg Cruising can be many things to different people.…

Epicurious: Kids’ Cuisine
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Kids’ Cuisine By Janice Wald Henderson ’Tis the season to eat well, which, of course, makes you feel jolly. Children, especially, do jolly well. They’re amped up…

Cruise Connections: Crystal Beer
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Porthole Cruise Magazine - October 30, 2015

Cheers to Beers! Crystal Cruises’ microbrews cruise provides plenty of reasons to belly up. By Jason Leppert There once was a time when lowly beers took a…

Seabourn Returns to Alaska After 15 Years | Cruise News – Oct. 26, 2015
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Seabourn Returns to Alaska After 15 Years | Cruise News – Oct. 26, 2015

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Seabourn Returns to Alaska After 15 Years Cruise News - Oct. 26, 2015 After a 15-year hiatus in the region, ultra-luxury, small-ship cruise line Seabourn has announced its plan…

Norwegian Epic Receives Shipwide Enhancements | Cruise News – Oct. 20, 2015
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Norwegian Epic Receives Shipwide Enhancements Cruise News - Oct. 20, 2015 Norwegian Cruise Line’s second-largest ship, Norwegian Epic, re-entered service yesterday following a three-week dry dock where…

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Porthole Cruise News Briefs Oct. 16, 2015 American Cruise Lines, the only non-excursion company to be granted tour vessel exclusivity in Glacier Bay, has now been granted…

Cruise Deal of the Week – Oct. 16, 2015
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Majestic Princess Bound for China | Cruise News – Oct. 9, 2015
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Majestic Princess Bound for China Cruise News - Oct. 9, 2015 Princess Cruises has announced that its newest ship, the sister ship to Royal Princess and Regal…

Buddy On Board – We’ve been friends for 40 years. Our first cruise together should be just fine … right?
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Monday Mantra A New Shipmate!...A New Shipmate!...A New Shipmate! Buddy On Board We’ve been friends for 40 years. Our first cruise together should be just fine ……

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Porthole Cruise News Briefs Oct. 2, 2015 Three lines will be showing a new face to passengers in the near future. Queen Mary 2, in May and…

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Porthole’s Five Faves Best Senior Perks If wisdom comes with age, then perhaps no one needs this article less than the older cruisers we celebrate today. Today…

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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…

So You Wanna Be A Cruise Writer? – If there’s one thing those muster drills teach us, it’s to always be ready.
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Porthole Cruise News Briefs - Sept. 18, 2015 A&K has announced a new Arctic cruise, Iceland & Greenland: In the Wake of the Vikings, for 2016. The…

Cruise Deal of the Week – Sept. 18, 2015
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Cruise Deal of the Week - Sept. 18, 2015 [sf_iconbox image="ss-star" character="" type="left-icon-alt" title="Porthole’s Featured Cruise Deal of the Week!" animation="fade-in" animation_delay="100"] DEAL: The overwhelming response to…

A First Look at Norwegian Escape| Cruise News – Sept. 18, 2015
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A First Look at Norwegian Escape Cruise News - Sept. 18, 2015 During a hardhat tour of Norwegian Escape at the Meyer Werft shipyard in a cool…

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…

Cruise Deal of the Week – Sept. 11, 2015
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Porthole Cruise News Briefs Sept. 11, 2015 Princess Cruises has teamed up with Amazon’s Kindle Love Stories to bring you a series of stories each inspired by…

Crystal Cruises Unveils Culinary Concept for Crystal Esprit |Cruise News – Sept. 8, 2015
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Full Uptight Position – The worst thing about a luxury cruise? The flight to get there.
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Top Shelf – Cover to cover and stem to stern, there’s no better friend on board.
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Porthole Cruise News Briefs Aug. 28, 2015 Regent Seven Seas Cruises recently revealed mockups of the new suites aboard Seven Seas Explorer (summer 2016). With an intricate…

The World Is My Oyster! – Flights of fancy are fine, and trains of thought will get you there eventually … but what can beat a cruise around the world?
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Porthole’s Monday Mantra Let’s Pretend … Let’s Pretend … Let’s Pretend … The World Is My Oyster! Flights of fancy are fine, and trains of thought will…

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Porthole Cruise News Briefs Aug. 21, 2015 MSC Cruises has revealed plans to make its first sailing to China. The newly renovated, 65,000 grt MSC Lirica will…

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Porthole Cruise News Briefs Aug. 14, 2015 Carnival Cruise Line is upping its online game, increasing Internet access on board by widening access to its social media…

Five Faves: Discovering five joys of river cruising aboard S.S. Catherine
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Porthole's Five Faves Good Things Come in Small Packages Discovering five joys of river cruising aboard S.S. Catherine Despite the good fortune of having experienced 500-plus ocean…

Royal Caribbean Introduces Royal Suite Class | Cruise News – Aug. 11, 2015
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Crystal River Cruises to Launch March 2017 | Cruise News – Aug. 10, 2015
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Porthole’s Monday Mantra Cruise for the Blues…Cruise for the Blues…Cruise for the Blues… Here Comes the Cruise! The best cure for what ails you is full steam…

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Coming Clean – One of the greatest resources on board is a well-equipped laundry.
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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…

Cruise News July 22, 2015: Crystal Expansion
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Porthole Cruise Magazine - July 22, 2015

Crystal Cruises’ Major Expansion in Ocean, River, Yacht, and Air Travel   Scroll through these artist renderings of Crystal Esprit and Crystal Luxury Air’s 787 Dreamliner.   Aboard…

Regent Seven Seas Cruises Announces 2017 World Cruise
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NEWS JULY 16, 2015: REGENT WORLD CRUISE Regent Seven Seas Cruises Announces 2017 World Cruise   After a six-year hiatus, Regent Seven Seas Cruises announced it will…

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Cruise Deals of the Week July 10, 2015 [sf_iconbox image="ss-star" character="" type="left-icon-alt" title="Porthole’s Featured Cruise Deal of the Week!" animation="fade-in" animation_delay="100"] DEAL 1: Oceania Cruises is sweetening…

Seabourn Partners with Photographer Geoff Steven | Cruise News – July 9, 2015
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Golf and Cruise aboard Europa 2 | Cruise News – July 2, 2015
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Golf and Cruise aboard Europa 2 | Cruise News – July 2, 2015

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Golf and Cruise aboard Europa 2 Cruise News - July 2, 2015 If you have a passion for teeing off, Hapag-Lloyd Cruises’ Europa 2, offers the best…

Norwegian Cruise Line ends agreement with Nickelodeon | Cruise News – July 1, 2015
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Norwegian Cruise Line ends agreement with Nickelodeon | Cruise News – July 1, 2015

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Norwegian Cruise Line ends agreement with Nickelodeon Cruise News - July 1, 2015   Norwegian Cruise Line has announced that its agreement with Nickelodeon, which provides Nick-themed…

New Silversea Ship | Cruise News – July 1, 2015
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New Silversea Ship | Cruise News – July 1, 2015

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Silversea Cruises Announces a New Ship to Debut Spring 2017 Cruise News - July 1, 2015  Silversea Cruises has announced their new flagship, Silver Muse, will be…

A Crystal Honeymoon in Southeast Asia
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A Crystal Honeymoon in Southeast Asia

Porthole Cruise Magazine - June 26, 2015

Ever After A pair of honeymooners celebrates romance in Southeast Asia. By Fran Golden and David Molyneaux You may have read about our romantic wedding at sea…

Cruise Wisdom: Smoking
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Cruise Wisdom: Smoking

Porthole Cruise Magazine - June 26, 2015

Fired Up So what’s the real deal with this smokin’ hot topic? By Cindy O'Neil Q: My husband is a smoker and we are considering our first…

Rather, Wozniak, More Join Seabourn Conversations | Cruise News – June 19, 2015
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Rather, Wozniak, More Join Seabourn Conversations | Cruise News – June 19, 2015

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Rather, Woz, More Join Seabourn Conversations Cruise News - June 19, 2015 Seabourn has announced a new line-up of lecturers for Seabourn Conversations, the cruise line's onboard…

Four New Ships on the Horizon for Carnival Corporation | Cruise News – June 15, 2015
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Four New Ships on the Horizon for Carnival Corporation | Cruise News – June 15, 2015

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Four New Ships on the Horizon for Carnival Corporation Cruise News - June 15, 2015 Carnival Corporation has signed a multibillion-dollar contract with Meyer Werft to build four…

Cruise Deals of the Week | June 12, 2015
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Cruise Deals of the Week | June 12, 2015

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Cruise Deals of the Week June 12, 2015 [sf_iconbox image="ss-star" character="" type="left-icon-alt" title="Porthole’s Featured Cruise Deal of the Week!" animation="fade-in" animation_delay="100"] DEAL 1: Uniworld Boutique River Cruise…

Windstar Welcomes Miss Tahiti | Cruise News – June 12, 2015
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Windstar Welcomes Miss Tahiti | Cruise News – June 12, 2015

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Windstar Welcomes Miss Tahiti Cruise News - June 12, 2015 Windstar Cruises announced their newest Private Event Host, former Miss Tahiti Mareva Georges, at an exclusive rooftop…

Five Faves: 5 Tips for Alaskan Adventure
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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…

Porthole Cruise News Briefs – June 5, 2015
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Porthole Cruise News Briefs June 5, 2015 Luxury line Seabourn has revealed the new look for The Club, the lounge for the upcoming Seabourn Encore, as designed…

Azamara Gets Major Makeover | Cruise News – June 3, 2015
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Azamara Gets Major Makeover | Cruise News – June 3, 2015

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Azamara To Get Major Makeover Cruise News – June 3, 2015 Boutique line Azamara Club Cruises is taking its two ships, Azamara Journey and Azamara Quest, into…

Regent Reveals Details of Seven Seas Explorer Spa | Cruise News – May 29, 2015
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Regent Reveals Details of Seven Seas Explorer Spa | Cruise News – May 29, 2015

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Regent Reveals Details of Seven Seas Explorer Spa Cruise News - May 29, 2015 Regent Seven Seas Cruises has announced details of the state-of-the-art spa debuting aboard its…

Porthole Cruise News Briefs – May 29, 2015
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Porthole Cruise News Briefs – May 29, 2015

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Porthole Cruise News Briefs May 29, 2015 Un-Cruise Adventures has unveiled their schedule of Alaska cruises, including two all-new itineraries from Juneau – Exploring Muir’s Wilderness (on…

Five Faves: Theme Cruises
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Five Faves: Theme Cruises

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Porthole’s Five Faves Five Favorite Theme Cruises Whether you’re into progressive rock or proper punctuation, there’s bound to be an upcoming cruise that’ll float your boat Cruisers…

Cruise Deal of the Week | May 22, 2015
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Cruise Deal of the Week | May 22, 2015

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Cruise Deal of the Week May 22, 2015 [sf_iconbox image="ss-star" character="" type="left-icon-alt" title="Porthole’s Featured Cruise Deal of the Week!" animation="fade-in" animation_delay="100"] Windstar Cruises is offering great savings with…

Cruise Exec Spotlight: Lisa Lutoff-Perlo
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Cruise Exec Spotlight: Lisa Lutoff-Perlo

Porthole Cruise Magazine - May 15, 2015

New at the Top   Lisa Lutoff-Perlo takes the helm of Celebrity Cruises. By Susan J. Young Celebrity Cruises turns 25 this year with exciting developments under…

Cruise Connection: Seabourn Food & Wine
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Cruise Connection: Seabourn Food & Wine

Porthole Cruise Magazine - May 15, 2015

A Sailing to Savor Mouthwatering moments aboard Seabourn’s first-ever Food & Wine cruise By Chris Owen Those who take on cruise lines’ culinary efforts know there is…

Cruise Connection: Seabourn Food & Wine Cruise
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Cruise Connection: Seabourn Food & Wine Cruise

Porthole Cruise Magazine - May 15, 2015

A Sailing to Savor Mouthwatering moments aboard Seabourn’s first-ever Food & Wine cruise By Chris Owen Those who take on cruise lines’ culinary efforts know there is…

The Vikings aren’t just coming — they’re here to make a splash | Cruise News — May 15, 2015
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The Vikings aren’t just coming — they’re here to make a splash | Cruise News — May 15, 2015

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The Vikings aren't just coming — they're here to make a splash Cruise News — May 15, 2015 This week Porthole is aboard Viking Star, a ship…

Seabourn Launches New Zodiac and Kayak Tours | Cruise News — May 15, 2015
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Seabourn Launches New Zodiac and Kayak Tours | Cruise News — May 15, 2015

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Seabourn Launches New Zodiac and Kayak Tours Cruise News — May 15, 2015 Passengers aboard Seabourn Quest on three Northern Europe itineraries this summer will be able…

Cruise Deal of the Week – May 15, 2015
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Cruise Deal of the Week – May 15, 2015

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Cruise Deal of the Week May 15, 2015 [sf_iconbox image="ss-star" character="" type="left-icon-alt" title="Porthole’s Featured Cruise Deal of the Week!" animation="fade-in" animation_delay="100"] With the Silver Select promotion from…

Porthole Cruise News Briefs – May 15, 2015
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Porthole Cruise News Briefs May 15, 2015   Book a mystery cruise on Hapag-Lloyd's Europa 2 and go with the flow. On the 10-day "surprise cruise" sailing…

Windstar Adds Star Breeze to Fleet  | Cruise News – May 8, 2015
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Windstar Adds Star Breeze to Fleet | Cruise News – May 8, 2015

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Windstar adds Star Breeze to fleet Cruise News – May 8, 2015 Pier-side on a sunny day in Nice, Windstar Cruises christened its fifth ship and second…

Chef Thomas Keller Signs with Seabourn| Cruise News – May 1, 2015
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Chef Thomas Keller Signs with Seabourn| Cruise News – May 1, 2015

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Chef Thomas Keller Signs with Seabourn May 1, 2015 In a major coup in the foodie realm, Seabourn signed a deal with The French Laundry’s Chef Thomas…

Porthole Cruise News Briefs – May 1, 2015
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Porthole Cruise News Briefs May 1, 2015 Regent Seven Seas Cruises revealed artist renderings for the opulent pool area of the 750-passenger Seven Seas Explorer. Around the…

Cruise Deal of the Week | Apr. 24, 2015
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Cruise Deal of the Week | Apr. 24, 2015

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Cruise Deal of the Week Apr. 24, 2015   [sf_iconbox image="ss-star" character="" type="left-icon-alt" title="Porthole’s Featured Cruise Deal of the Week!" animation="fade-in" animation_delay="100"] DEAL: Book by Monday, April…

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

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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…

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

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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…

Seabourn starts construction of new ultra-luxury ship | Cruise News – Apr. 17, 2015
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Seabourn starts construction of new ultra-luxury ship | Cruise News – Apr. 17, 2015

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Seabourn starts construction of new ultra-luxury ship Apr. 17, 2015 Construction of the much-anticipated Seabourn Encore is officially under way, the first steel ceremonially cut at the…

“World’s Most Luxurious Ship” to visit Miami | Cruise News – Apr. 10, 2015
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“World’s Most Luxurious Ship” to visit Miami | Cruise News – Apr. 10, 2015

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"World's Most Luxurious Ship" to visit Miami Cruise News - Apr. 10, 2015   Miami will have a chance to see the "world’s most luxurious ship" when…

Porthole Cruise News Briefs  – Apr. 10, 2015
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Porthole Cruise News Briefs Apr. 10, 2015   Princess Cruises will return to Japan again next year with Diamond Princess on 4- to 20-day sailings embarking from…

Remembering Michael
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Remembering Michael

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Monday Mantra May he rest in peace… May he rest in peace… May he rest in peace… Remembering Michael Calling on Bermuda, and points beyond…. When I…

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…

Royal Caribbean’s Latest Production: A Massive Studio | Cruise News – Mar. 27, 2015
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Royal Caribbean’s Latest Production: A Massive Studio | Cruise News – Mar. 27, 2015

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Royal Caribbean’s Latest Production: A Massive Studio Cruise News – Mar. 27, 2015 Cruise lines are serious about entertainment, the latest evidence being a 137,300-square-foot production facility…

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

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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…

One Cruise at a Time – The first step is admitting you have a cruising problem.
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One Cruise at a Time – The first step is admitting you have a cruising problem.

Judi Cuervo - March 23, 2015

Monday Mantra I need a fix… I need a fix… I need a fix… One Cruise at a Time The first step is admitting you have a…

Porthole Cruise News Briefs – Mar. 20, 2015
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Porthole Cruise News Briefs – Mar. 20, 2015

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Porthole Cruise News Briefs Mar. 20, 2015   Uniworld launches its Super Ship S.S. Maria Theresa later this month. Early photos show over-the-top décor for the "floating…

Not Exactly Homesick. Ever get that queasy feeling now that the cruise is almost over?
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Not Exactly Homesick. Ever get that queasy feeling now that the cruise is almost over?

Judi Cuervo - March 16, 2015

Monday Mantra Home, bleak home…Home, bleak home…Home, bleak home… Not Exactly Homesick Ever get that queasy feeling now that the cruise is almost over? Somewhere between the…

Crystal Cruises Mixes and Matches World Cruises – Cruise News – Mar. 13, 2015
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Crystal Cruises Mixes and Matches World Cruises – Cruise News – Mar. 13, 2015

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Crystal Cruises Mixes and Matches World Cruises Cruise News – Mar. 13, 2015 Crystal Cruises passengers will have a choice of four World Cruise itineraries in 2018,…

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

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Porthole Cruise News Briefs – Mar. 13, 2015 Her Majesty, the Queen, wore a peach suit and matching hat for the naming ceremony of P&O Cruises’ newest…

Choice Dining – The specialty restaurants on today’s cruise ships are a delicious delight… for most of us.
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Choice Dining – The specialty restaurants on today’s cruise ships are a delicious delight… for most of us.

Judi Cuervo - March 9, 2015

Monday Mantra What’s for dinner?... What’s for dinner?... What’s for dinner? Choice Dining The specialty restaurants on today’s cruise ships are a delicious delight… for most of…

SOLD! Crystal Cruises  – Cruise News – Mar. 6, 2015
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SOLD! Crystal Cruises – Cruise News – Mar. 6, 2015

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SOLD! Crystal Cruises Cruise News - Mar. 6, 2015 In the second major consolidation involving a luxury line in recent months, Crystal Cruises has entered into an…

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

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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.…

See Alaska in style aboard Silversea Cruises
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See Alaska in style aboard Silversea Cruises

Porthole Cruise Magazine - February 27, 2015

Landscapes and Luxury See Alaska in style aboard Silversea Cruises. By Judi Cuervo Click. “Darn.” Click. “Darn.” Click. “Darn!” Whales are not like people. They don’t assemble…

Porthole Cruise News Briefs – Feb. 27, 2015
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Porthole Cruise News Briefs – Feb. 20, 2015 Cunard will celebrate the fifth anniversary of Queen Elizabeth with a special black-tie Big Band Ball on October 3.…

The Judi’s Choice Awards – It’s time we recognized the little things that make cruising great.
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The Judi’s Choice Awards – It’s time we recognized the little things that make cruising great.

Judi Cuervo - February 23, 2015

Monday Mantra And the winner is…And the winner is…And the winner is…. The Judi’s Choice Awards It’s time we recognized the little things that make cruising great.…

Porthole Cruise News Briefs – Feb. 20, 2015
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Porthole Cruise News Briefs – Feb. 20, 2015 Princess Cruises debuted a new cocktail created by Ted Lange, who played red-jacketed bartender Isaac on The Love Boat.…

Five Faves: How Suite It Is! Five Amazing Accommodations aboard Seven Seas Explorer
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Five Faves: How Suite It Is! Five Amazing Accommodations aboard Seven Seas Explorer

Porthole Cruise Magazine - February 3, 2015

Porthole's Five Faves How Suite It Is! Five Amazing Accommodations aboard Seven Seas Explorer Regent Seven Seas Cruises has revealed details on all 10 categories of suites that will…

Dramatic names for new Seabourn ships – Cruise News — Jan. 30, 2015
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Dramatic names for new Seabourn ships – Cruise News — Jan. 30, 2015

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Dramatic names for new Seabourn ships Cruise News — Jan. 30, 2015 The two new 604-passenger Seabourn ships coming in late 2016 and spring 2018, respectively, now…

Celebrity’s new suite-class restaurant revealed – Cruise News – Jan. 23, 2015
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Celebrity’s new suite-class restaurant revealed – Cruise News – Jan. 23, 2015

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Celebrity's new suite-class restaurant revealed Cruise News – Jan. 23, 2015 Celebrity Cruises has revealed the name, menu, and a first look at the new exclusive dining…

Silversea adds perks to Med season – Cruise News – Jan. 23, 2015
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Silversea adds perks to Med season – Cruise News – Jan. 23, 2015

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Silversea adds perks to Med season Cruise News – Jan. 23, 2015 Book passage in the Mediterranean this summer on ultra-luxury line Silversea and take advantage of…

Cruise Deal of the Week – Jan. 23, 2015
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Cruise Deal of the Week – Jan. 23, 2015

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Cruise News – Jan. 16, 2015 [sf_iconbox image="ss-star" character="" type="left-icon-alt" title="Porthole’s Featured Cruise Deal of the Week!" animation="fade-in" animation_delay="100"] Tauck is looking to attract solo travelers by…

Porthole Cruise News Briefs – Jan. 23, 2015
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Porthole Cruise News Briefs – Jan. 23, 2015

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[embed]https://www.youtube.com/embed/FzzX59uK6D0[/embed] Porthole Cruise News Briefs – Jan. 23, 2015 Regent Seven Seas Cruises' Seven Seas Explorer reached a construction milestone this week. The keel was laid at…

Windstar expands fleet by two – Cruise News – Jan. 16, 2015
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Windstar expands fleet by two – Cruise News – Jan. 16, 2015

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Windstar expands fleet by two Cruise News – Jan. 16, 2015 Windstar Cruises will officially expands its fleet from four ships to six in May with the…

New Regent ship to feature $10,000-per-night suite  – Cruise News – Jan. 16, 2015
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New Regent ship to feature $10,000-per-night suite – Cruise News – Jan. 16, 2015

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New Regent ship to feature $10,000-per-night suite Cruise News – Jan. 16, 2015 For cruisers who demand the very best, Regent Seven Seas Cruises says the opulent,…

Porthole Cruise News Briefs – Jan. 9, 2015
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Cruise News – Jan. 9, 2015 Porthole Cruise News Briefs – Jan. 9, 2015   When Uniworld's S.S. Maria Theresa debuts in late March, the river ship…

Catch the Wave… It’s time for great cruise deals — and difficult cruise choices!
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Catch the Wave… It’s time for great cruise deals — and difficult cruise choices!

Judi Cuervo - January 5, 2015

Monday Mantra It’s Wave Season!...It’s Wave Season!...It’s Wave Season! Catch the Wave It’s time for great deals — and difficult choices! In the travel industry, January marks…

Cruise Deal of the Week – Jan. 2, 2015
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Cruise Deal of the Week Cruise News – Jan. 2, 2015   [sf_iconbox image="ss-star" character="" type="left-icon-alt" title="Porthole’s Featured Cruise Deal of the Week!" animation="fade-in" animation_delay="100"] Save up…

Five Faves: New Ships, New Trips – Cruise Year’s Resolutions
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Five Faves: New Ships, New Trips – Cruise Year’s Resolutions

Porthole Cruise Magazine - December 31, 2014

Five Faves New Ships, New Trips Five Cruises to Consider in 2015 A new year brings a sense of excitement. New opportunities on the horizon. New hopes…

Improve your Selfie
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Improve your Selfie

Porthole Cruise Magazine - December 24, 2014

Improve Your Selfie Why not return from your next cruise an even better you? By Theresa Norton Masek Tell someone you’re going on a cruise and they…

Five Favorite Stories from 2014’s Cruise News
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Five Favorite Stories from 2014’s Cruise News

Fran Golden - December 24, 2014

Five Faves Five Favorite Stories from 2014’s Cruise News A fond look back at the year’s top cruise trends. New ships Norwegian Getaway, Regal Princess, and "smart…

Beer Lovers Cruise Crystal – Cruise News – Dec. 19, 2014
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Beer Lovers Cruise Crystal – Cruise News – Dec. 19, 2014

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Beer Lovers Cruise Crystal Cruise News – Dec. 19, 2014 Fans of microbrews will find a lot to like on Crystal Cruises' latest craft beer-themed cruise aboard…

Cabin Fever.  From poky inside staterooms to the luxury of a doorbell, there’s no place like your home on board.…
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Cabin Fever. From poky inside staterooms to the luxury of a doorbell, there’s no place like your home on board.…

Judi Cuervo - December 15, 2014

Monday Mantra Cabin sweet cabin…Cabin sweet cabin….Cabin sweet cabin… Cabin Fever From poky inside staterooms to the luxury of a doorbell, there’s no place like your home…

New cruises, new ports  – Cruise News – Dec. 12, 2014
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New cruises, new ports – Cruise News – Dec. 12, 2014

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New cruises, new ports Several cruise lines announce upcoming itinerary offerings Cruise News – Dec. 12, 2014 Celebrity to call Abu Dhabi home As part of its…

Porthole Cruise News Briefs of the Week – Dec. 12, 2014
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Porthole Cruise News Briefs of the Week – Dec. 12, 2014

Fran Golden - December 12, 2014

Porthole Cruise News Briefs of the Week Cruise News – Dec. 12, 2014 French cruise line Ponant acquired some of the business assets of New York City-based…

Cruise Ship Expansion Continues – Cruise News – Dec. 5, 2014
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Cruise Ship Expansion Continues – Cruise News – Dec. 5, 2014

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Cruise Ship Expansion Continues Several lines announce new ship building Cruise News – Dec. 5, 2014   Celebrity to build two more ships Celebrity Cruises will see…

Cruise Deal of the Week – Dec. 5, 2014
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Cruise Deal of the Week – Dec. 5, 2014

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Cruise Deal of the Week Cruise News – Dec. 5, 2014 [sf_iconbox image="ss-star" character="" type="left-icon-alt" title="Porthole’s Featured Cruise Deal of the Week!" animation="fade-in" animation_delay="100"] Ultra luxury line…

Porthole Cruise News Briefs of the Week – Dec. 5, 2014
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Fran Golden - December 5, 2014

Porthole Cruise News Briefs of the Week Cruise News - Dec. 5, 2014 Icy Strait Point, the Native-owned cruise destination in Hoonah, Alaska, is being expanded with…

Windstar to Cruise Tahiti Year-Round – Cruise News – November 21, 2014
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Windstar to Cruise Tahiti Year-Round – Cruise News – November 21, 2014

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Windstar to Cruise Tahiti Year-Round Cruise News – November 21, 2014 Windstar Cruises has announced it will position the 148-passenger Wind Spirit year-round in the South Pacific,…

Porthole Cruise News Briefs of the Week – Cruise News – Nov. 21, 2014
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Porthole Cruise News Briefs of the Week – Cruise News – Nov. 21, 2014

Fran Golden - November 21, 2014

Porthole Cruise News Briefs of the Week Cruise News - Nov. 21, 2014 Majesty of the Seas will transfer from Royal Caribbean International to Pullmantur Cruises, another…

Oceania expands wine options – Cruise News – Nov. 7, 2014
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Oceania expands wine options – Cruise News – Nov. 7, 2014

Fran Golden - November 7, 2014

Oceania expands wine options Cruise News - Nov. 7, 2014 Wine lovers will find a new option on Oceania ships. Debuting across the fleet is a new…

Porthole Cruise News Briefs of the Week – Cruise News – Nov. 7, 2014
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Porthole Cruise News Briefs of the Week – Cruise News – Nov. 7, 2014

Fran Golden - November 7, 2014

Porthole Cruise News Briefs of the Week Cruise News - Nov. 7, 2014 American Eagle will make an early debut on the Mississippi River. American Cruise Lines…

10 Reasons to Cruise the Danube
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10 Reasons to Cruise the Danube

Porthole Cruise Magazine - November 3, 2014

River Rendezvous 10 Reasons to Cruise the Danube   By Bill Panoff I’ve been cruising for 35 years. I’ve sailed on hundreds of today’s big, bigger, and biggest megaships…

Take a Shipboard Art Tour on Oceania – Cruise News – Oct. 31, 2014
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Take a Shipboard Art Tour on Oceania – Cruise News – Oct. 31, 2014

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Take a Shipboard Art Tour on Oceania Cruise News - Oct. 31, 2014   Oceania Cruises has one of the best art collections at sea, including works…

Porthole Cruise News Briefs of the Week  – Cruise News, Oct. 24, 2014
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Porthole Cruise News Briefs of the Week Cruise News, Oct. 24, 2014 Food Network's Guy Fieri and country music stars Rascal Flatts helped Carnival Cruise Lines show…

A Journey along the Danube River
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A Journey along the Danube River

Porthole Cruise Magazine - October 24, 2014

[embed]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_70Bfaf6h9c[/embed] Have a look at some of the highlights of a Danube River cruise aboard AmaWaterways' AmaCerto.

Regent Debuts Land Tours, Plus… – Cruise News – Oct. 10, 2014
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Regent Debuts Land Tours, Plus… – Cruise News – Oct. 10, 2014

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Regent Debuts Land Tours, Plus... Cruise News, Oct. 10, 2014 Regent Seven Seas Cruises has revealed its winter 2015/2016 sailings roster, and included on cruises to the…

Tats at Sea, Featured Deal… and more – Cruise News – Oct. 10, 2014
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Tats at Sea, Featured Deal… and more – Cruise News – Oct. 10, 2014

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Tats at Sea, Featured Deals... and more Cruise News, Oct. 10, 2014 You knew it was coming. America's first-ever tattoo-themed cruise will take place on Royal Caribbean…

Crystal Symphony Gets a Makeover – Cruise News, Oct. 3, 2014
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Crystal Symphony Gets a Makeover – Cruise News, Oct. 3, 2014

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Crystal Symphony Gets a Makeover Cruise News – Oct. 3, 2014    Crystal Cruises likes to keep things fresh, with the latest example being a $20 million…

Deals of the Week: CLIA Cruise Week Brings Savings…and more – Cruise News, Oct. 3, 2014
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Deals of the Week: CLIA Cruise Week Brings Savings…and more – Cruise News, Oct. 3, 2014

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Deals of the Week: CLIA Cruise Week Brings Savings Cruise News – Oct. 3, 2014     [sf_iconbox image="ss-star" character="" type="left-icon-alt" title="Porthole’s Featured Cruise Deals of the…

What’s in the Blue Lagoon? … and more – Cruise News, Sept. 19, 2014
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What’s in the Blue Lagoon? … and more – Cruise News, Sept. 19, 2014

Fran Golden - September 19, 2014

What’s in the Blue Lagoon? Cruise News – Sept. 19, 2014 Porthole is in Reykjavik this week, attending the Society of American Travel Writers annual conference. So…

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…

Free Internet on Oceania… and more – Cruise News – Sept. 12, 2014
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Free Internet on Oceania… and more – Cruise News – Sept. 12, 2014

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Cruise News - Sept. 12, 2014 Oceania offers free Internet Oceania Cruises has joined the list of cruise lines providing guests in Suite- and Concierge-Level staterooms with…

Uniworld’s Passage to India – Cruise News – Sept. 12, 2014
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Uniworld’s Passage to India – Cruise News – Sept. 12, 2014

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Cruise News - Sept. 12, 2014 Uniworld’s passage to India River cruise line Uniworld is adding India to its list of destinations, announcing plans to add river…

MSC Armonia gets bigger – Cruise News – Sept. 12, 2014
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MSC Armonia gets bigger – Cruise News – Sept. 12, 2014

Fran Golden - September 12, 2014

Cruise News - Sept. 12, 2014   MSC Armonia gets bigger   MSC Cruises this week began the process of physically enlarging its 1,556-passenger MSC Armonia —…

Cruise News — September 5, 2014 – Music Stars Booked for Fantastic Voyage
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Cruise News — September 5, 2014 – Music Stars Booked for Fantastic Voyage

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Cruise News — September 5, 2014   Music Stars Booked for Fantastic Voyage Earth Wind & Fire, R. Kelly, Jennifer Hudson, TLC, and LL Cool J will be…

Cruise News — September 5, 2014 – Norwegian Gains Oceania and Regent in $3 Billion Deal
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Cruise News — September 5, 2014 – Norwegian Gains Oceania and Regent in $3 Billion Deal

Fran Golden - September 5, 2014

Cruise News — September 5, 2014   Norwegian Gains Oceania and Regent in $3 Billion Deal Norwegian Cruise Line CEO Kevin Sheehan has inked a $3.025 billion…

Sail Cruising: Go Tall or Go Home
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Sail Cruising: Go Tall or Go Home

Porthole Cruise Magazine - September 4, 2014

Go Tall or Go Home Board one of these sailing ships for a true nautical adventure. By Matt Hannafin   Somewhere between 6000 and 4000 B.C., humans…

What’s the Best River Cruise Line?
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What’s the Best River Cruise Line?

Porthole Cruise Magazine - September 4, 2014

River Cruise of Dreams Options abound for cruisers seeking a river experience. By Fran Golden Whether to sip wine in Bordeaux or visit a world of fairytale…

Join the Club: Golf Theme Cruises
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Join the Club: Golf Theme Cruises

Porthole Cruise Magazine - September 4, 2014

Sky of Blue, Sea of Green On a golf theme cruise, passengers don’t just join the club — they swing it. By Clark Norton They’d love to…

Extreme Makeover: Cruise Edition – Star Pride
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Extreme Makeover: Cruise Edition – Star Pride

Porthole Cruise Magazine - September 4, 2014

Extreme Makeover: Cruise Edition When it comes to ship renovations, sometimes it’s not just the carpet and paint color, it’s a whole new identity. A Star is…

Cruise News — August 29, 2014 – Celebrity Cruises debuts new package tours… and more
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Cruise News — August 29, 2014 – Celebrity Cruises debuts new package tours… and more

Fran Golden - August 29, 2014

Cruise News — August 29, 2014   Celebrity Cruises debuts new package tours Celebrity Cruises is debuting more than 20 new cruisetours with a twist — the…

Cruise News – August 22, 2014
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Cruise News – August 22, 2014

Fran Golden - August 22, 2014

  Cruise News – August 22, 2014 Carnival  Cruise Lines beefs up Baltimore options Carnival Cruise Lines will, for the first time, operate a one-of-a-kind series of…

Cruise News – August 15, 2014
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Cruise News – August 15, 2014

Fran Golden - August 15, 2014

Cruise News – August 15, 2014 Quantum of the Seas Floats Out with Giant Pink Bear Royal Caribbean International used the shipyard float-out of Quantum of the…

Uniworld “River Beatrice” River Cruise Ship Tour
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Uniworld “River Beatrice” River Cruise Ship Tour

Porthole Cruise Magazine - August 14, 2014

Gary on "River Beatrice" Join me on a tour of a luxury river cruse ship that is called a "boutique hotel on the river". It is Uniworld…

Remembering the Black Dress – Worn – and worn out – on the best of cruises
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Remembering the Black Dress – Worn – and worn out – on the best of cruises

Judi Cuervo - August 11, 2014

Monday Mantra Ode to The Black Dress Worn – and worn out – on the best of cruises. I need a new dress…I need a new dress…I need…

Cruise News – August 8, 2014
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Cruise News – August 8, 2014

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Cruise News - August 8, 2014 Celebrity Eclipse to Get Makeover Celebrity Cruises’ Solstice-class Celebrity Eclipse is heading into dry dock in the spring – right before…

Five Faves: Rollin’ on the River – Things to Love About a River Cruise
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Five Faves: Rollin’ on the River – Things to Love About a River Cruise

Porthole Cruise Magazine - August 6, 2014

Porthole’s Five Faves Rollin’ on the River Five Favorite Things to Love About a River Cruise I’ve been cruising for 35 years. I’ve sailed on hundreds of…

Cruise News – August 1, 2014
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Cruise News – August 1, 2014

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Cruise News - August 1, 2014 Princess Cruises Orders New Royal-Class Ship Princess Cruises signed a deal with Italian shipbuilder Fincantieri for a new Royal-class ship to…

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…

Cruise News – July 18, 2014
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Cruise News – July 18, 2014

Fran Golden - July 17, 2014

Cruise News - July 18, 2014 Oceania Cruises Adds 180-Day World Cruise for 2016 After making headlines with a pair of "Around the World in 180 Days"…

Five Faves: Theme Cruises for 2015
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Five Faves: Theme Cruises for 2015

Porthole Cruise Magazine - July 16, 2014

Porthole’s Five Faves   Five Theme Cruises Stargazing, yoga, and rock and roll - some of our favorite theme cruises for 2015 From country music cruises to…

Cruise News – July 11, 2014
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Cruise News – July 11, 2014

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Cruise News - July 11, 2014 Windstar Adds Private Events to all 2015 Sailings Beginning in 2015, all Windstar Cruises itineraries will feature a complimentary Private Events…

All Good Things…
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All Good Things…

Judi Cuervo - July 7, 2014

Monday Mantra All Good Things… There is no Monday like the Monday after a cruise. I must book my next cruise… I must book my next cruise……

Cruise News – July 4, 2014
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Cruise News – July 4, 2014

Fran Golden - July 4, 2014

Cruise News - July 4, 2014 See the World with Silversea Silversea Cruises' World Cruise 2016 will be a 115-day sailing from Fort Lauderdale to Venice, aboard…

Out on the rails
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Out on the rails

Judi Cuervo - June 30, 2014

Monday Mantra Out on the rails The White Pass & Yukon Route opens Alaska I want to remain on track…I want to remain on track…I want to…

Island Time: South Pacific cruising
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Island Time: South Pacific cruising

Porthole Cruise Magazine - June 27, 2014

Island Time The story of South Pacific cruising By Chris Frame   If you’re like many travelers, the South Pacific conjures visions of a tropical paradise: sunny…

Europa 2: Generation LuXe
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Europa 2: Generation LuXe

Porthole Cruise Magazine - June 27, 2014

Generation LuXe Europa 2 caters to upscale cruisers seeking international flavor. By Lori Rackl   The bad news for Hapag-Lloyd Cruises is that its luxury vessel, Europa,…

Five Faves: Lands of the Free
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Five Faves: Lands of the Free

Porthole Cruise Magazine - June 25, 2014

Porthole’s Five Faves Lands of the Free 5 Independence-Seeking Cruise Destinations For as worldly as we like to consider ourselves, Porthole is unabashedly American, loving our independence from…

Hot Rocks, Cool Vacation
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Hot Rocks, Cool Vacation

Judi Cuervo - June 23, 2014

Monday Mantra I want gloves…I want gloves…I want gloves… Hot Rocks, Cool Vacation Alaska is still Alaska, even on a luxury cruise. If I ever say I…

Cruise News – June 20, 2014
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Cruise News – June 20, 2014

Fran Golden - June 20, 2014

Cruise News - June 20, 2014   Seabourn Signs UNESCO Pact Luxury line Seabourn signed an agreement with UNESCO that includes raising $1 million to protect the…

In the Bag
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In the Bag

Judi Cuervo - June 16, 2014

Monday Mantra In the Bag A luxury cruise to Alaska stretches packing strategies to the limit. I will begin packing…I will begin packing…I will begin packing…  …

Cruise News – June 13, 2014
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Cruise News – June 13, 2014

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Cruise News - June 13, 2014 Royal Caribbean's Quantum Entertainment Royal Caribbean International is going for the gold in terms of Quantum of the Seas' entertainment –…

Cruise News – June 6, 2014
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Cruise News - June 6, 2014   Avalon Waterways Launches New River Ship If can imagine waking up and opening your wall-to-wall, floor-to-ceiling glass doors for an…

Cruise News – May 30, 2014
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Cruise News – May 30, 2014

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Weekly Cruise News – May 30, 2014 The Debut of Regal Princess Princess Cruises' new Regal Princess quietly debuted in Europe this month. The fanfare will come…

Cruise News – May 16, 2014
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Cruise News – May 16, 2014

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Cruise News - May 16, 2014 New Viking Ocean Ships Viking Ocean Cruises hasn't even launched its first ship yet, but is already tripling its fleet. The…

Weekly Cruise News – May 9, 2014
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Weekly Cruise News – May 9, 2014

Fran Golden - May 9, 2014

Weekly Cruise News – May 9, 2014 A Regal Birthday in Southampton Cunard Line’s Queen Mary 2 was welcomed by her sisters to a 10th-birthday celebration in…

Culinary Adventures aboard Oceania Cruises
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Culinary Adventures aboard Oceania Cruises

Fran Golden - April 28, 2014

For cruisers who want to bring more back from their vacation than just great memories, Oceania Cruises has Bon Appétit Culinary Centers aboard the 1,250-passenger Marina and Riviera where you can actually…

Crystal gets creative with Game of Thrones excursion, new bike tours
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Crystal gets creative with Game of Thrones excursion, new bike tours

Fran Golden - April 16, 2014

We love when the creative minds at cruise lines get going. The latest example: Crystal Cruises' new shore excursions. Passengers can find adventure on Europe cruises on…

Oceania launches top-notch entertainment
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Oceania launches top-notch entertainment

Fran Golden - April 4, 2014

  Oceania is launching a series of top-notch concerts and lectures, beginning with a shipboard program featuring Andrea McArdle, the original Annie on Broadway, that passengers can attend for a fee. I…

Silversea Cruises Launches New Expedition Ship to Sail Exotic Itineraries
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Silversea Cruises Launches New Expedition Ship to Sail Exotic Itineraries

Fran Golden - April 2, 2014

Cruise passengers looking to explore the remote corners of the world have a new expedition option. Silversea's latest expedition ship, Silver Discoverer, set sail this week on a cruise…

River Ship Boom Continues in Europe
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River Ship Boom Continues in Europe

Fran Golden - March 31, 2014

Another day, another river ship christening. Seriously, it's beginning to feel like that as the market, especially in Europe, keeps booming with no signs of slowing down…

Dance the Night Away on Crystal Cruises
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Dance the Night Away on Crystal Cruises

Fran Golden - March 17, 2014

Men who want to hit the dance floor will have no problem finding a partner on select Crystal Cruises ships. The luxury line, which happens to now…

Cruise Ship News of the Week
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Cruise Ship News of the Week

Porthole Cruise Magazine - March 14, 2014

Cruise Shipping Miami 2014 from PPI Group on Vimeo. The 30th Cruise Shipping Miami conference, the premier event for the global cruise industry and its largest annual gathering, produced a lot of…

Excursions Aplenty on Crystal World Cruise
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Excursions Aplenty on Crystal World Cruise

Fran Golden - February 26, 2014

Passengers on Crystal Cruises' 2015 World Cruise, the luxury line's 20th annual world sailing, shouldn't have any difficulty finding a shore excursion to their liking. Some 350 Crystal Adventures…

Put a Banana on Your Cruise Map
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Put a Banana on Your Cruise Map

Fran Golden - February 17, 2014

The cruise industry is going bananas. The new Banana Coast cruise port in Honduras is now officially on the cruise ship map. The 130-passenger ship Yorktown, operated by Travel Dynamics International,…

Celebrity Making Cruising More Private for Suite Guests
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Celebrity Making Cruising More Private for Suite Guests

Fran Golden - February 14, 2014

  Celebrity Cruises announced plans for a luxury, ship-within-a-ship concept – meaning suite guests won't have to mingle with other guests – if they don't want to.…

New French Ship Le Lyrial to Debut Larger Suites
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New French Ship Le Lyrial to Debut Larger Suites

Fran Golden - February 3, 2014

Oo, la, la! Fast-growing French cruise line Compagnie Du Ponant has revealed some details about its newest ship, the fourth in its Boreal class. The ship will be named Le…

What’s New in Luxury Travel: Free Wi-Fi, Bigger Ships
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What’s New in Luxury Travel: Free Wi-Fi, Bigger Ships

Fran Golden - January 27, 2014

As top luxury lines make tweaks and plan for the future, some interesting trends are emerging. Free Wi-Fi All-inclusive line Crystal Cruises recently announced that members of…

Star Pride to Debut with ‘Stem-to-Stern’ Design Changes
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Star Pride to Debut with ‘Stem-to-Stern’ Design Changes

Fran Golden - January 20, 2014

  One of the most anticipated ship redos this year is the transformation of Seabourn Pride into Windstar Cruises' Star Pride. Operator of three upscale sailing ships, Windstar bought the 212-passenger…

Downton Abbey Is Back. Book River Cruises Now.
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Downton Abbey Is Back. Book River Cruises Now.

Fran Golden - January 8, 2014

Vidéo de découverte "Bordeaux River Cruise" from Antoine Favre on Vimeo. The most successful river cruise promotion by far has been Viking Cruises’ national sponsorship of PBS' Masterpiece, featuring Downton…

2014 Cruise Trends
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2014 Cruise Trends

Fran Golden - January 2, 2014

As cruise executives let their creative juices flow in terms of finding ways to enhance their product, it brings impressive new cruise ships and a number of…

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…

Executive Spotlight: Kristin Karst
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Executive Spotlight: Kristin Karst

Porthole Cruise Magazine - December 15, 2013

Executive Spotlight: Kristin Karst With river cruising in her veins, AmaWaterways’ cofounder and executive vice-president lets passion be her guide. By Bob Cooper Kristin Karst spent her…

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…

MS Europa: In the Wake of Wanderlust
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MS Europa: In the Wake of Wanderlust

Porthole Cruise Magazine - April 15, 2013

In the Wake of Wanderlust Retracing an Empress’ European Adventures By Lori Rackl The Princess Diana of her time, Empress Elisabeth of Austria — better known as…

Sail on Silver
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Sail on Silver

Porthole Cruise Magazine - February 15, 2013

Sail on Silver Silversea Cruises’ Silver Explorer offers just the right blend of elegance and adventure. By Judi Cuervo Expedition. The word conjures images of rugged, parka-clad…

AmaCerto’s River of Dreams
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AmaCerto’s River of Dreams

Porthole Cruise Magazine - February 15, 2013

RIVER OF DREAMS State-of-the-art technology complements a creative vision on AmaWaterways’ beautiful AmaCerto. By Michel Verdure After more than 200 cruises in 20 years, the word “cruising”…

Sister, Sister
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Sister, Sister

Porthole Cruise - October 15, 2012

Sister, Sister Jan and Cindy Brady might disagree, but it’s not always the oldest sister who gets all the attention. In cruising, though there’s undeniable hoopla when…

River of Dreams
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Avalon Waterways
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River of Dreams

Porthole Cruise - April 15, 2012

River Cruises River of Dreams Experience relaxation on Europe’s quaint waterways. From a mathematical standpoint, it makes perfect sense that the cruise industry would appear to focus…

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

Porthole Cruise - October 16, 2011

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