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Mangia, Mangia on <i>Costa Smeralda</i>
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Mangia, Mangia on Costa Smeralda

Steve Leland - October 28, 2021

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From the Readers: The People are the Real Gem
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From the Readers: The People are the Real Gem

Evan Gove - October 18, 2021

One of the best parts about a cruise vacation is sharing the memories with all your friends and family when you get back! Avid cruiser Dr. and…

NCL Reveals Entertainment on Upcoming <i>Norwegian Prima</i>
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NCL Reveals Entertainment on Upcoming Norwegian Prima

Evan Gove - September 21, 2021

We have new details about the entertainment and features on the upcoming ship from Norwegian Cruise Line! When the ship first sets sail in the Summer of…

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

Evan Gove - September 9, 2021

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

NCL CEO Talks Cruising Restart and the Future of the Cruise Line
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NCL CEO Talks Cruising Restart and the Future of the Cruise Line

Evan Gove - August 25, 2021

It must have been quite the sight for the people of Icy Strait Point to see a cruise ship finally call on their brand new pier. The…

FDA Approves Pfizer Vaccine – Will Your Cruise Line Now Require It?
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FDA Approves Pfizer Vaccine – Will Your Cruise Line Now Require It?

Evan Gove - August 24, 2021

The news this week that the Food and Drug Administration has officially approved the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine was important for all industries, but cruising in particular. Just last…

Cruise Deal of the Week – August 20, 2021
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Cruise Deal of the Week – August 20, 2021

Evan Gove - August 20, 2021

What a week for cruising! First, we had Norwegian Cruise Line set sail from their hub at PortMiami for the first time since the pandemic began all…

NCL CEO Confident Ruling Allowing Cruise Line to Require Proof of Vaccination Will Remain
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NCL CEO Confident Ruling Allowing Cruise Line to Require Proof of Vaccination Will Remain

Evan Gove - August 20, 2021

Norwegian Cruise Line hit an important milestone in their return from the COVID-19 pandemic earlier this week when Norwegian Gem set sail from PortMiami. The ship was the…

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

Evan Gove - August 19, 2021

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

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

Evan Gove - August 16, 2021

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

Florida Judge Sides with Norwegian Cruise Line in Vaccine Fight
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Florida Judge Sides with Norwegian Cruise Line in Vaccine Fight

Evan Gove - August 9, 2021

In a big win for not just Norwegian Cruise Line, but the industry in general, U.S. District Judge Kathleen Williams ruled that the state of Florida “fails to…

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

Evan Gove - July 23, 2021

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

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

Evan Gove - July 22, 2021

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

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

Evan Gove - July 15, 2021

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

Norwegian Cruise Line Announces Winners of ‘Giving Joy’ Contest
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Norwegian Cruise Line Announces Winners of ‘Giving Joy’ Contest

Evan Gove - July 12, 2021

There are 100 lucky teachers waking up across America this morning! Norwegian Cruise Line announced the winners of their Norwegian's Giving Joy contest where the top prize…

Cruise Deal of the Week – June 25, 2021
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Cruise Deal of the Week
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Cruise Deal of the Week – June 25, 2021

Evan Gove - June 25, 2021

Cruising is back! We have actual revenue cruises leaving from Ports in Florida and more to come around the country in the coming weeks. It's truly the…

Hawaii Drops COVID-19 Restrictions for Inter-Island Travel
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Hawaii Drops COVID-19 Restrictions for Inter-Island Travel

Evan Gove - June 15, 2021

Today the state of Hawaii officially ended all COVID-19 testing or proof of vaccination for those traveling between the Hawaiian islands. Those arriving in the state from…

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

Evan Gove - May 26, 2021

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

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

Evan Gove - May 24, 2021

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

Choose Your Cruise – May 21, 2021
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Cruise Deal of the Week
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Choose Your Cruise – May 21, 2021

Evan Gove - May 21, 2021

Yesterday was a great day for cruising! First we had Royal Caribbean International hinting that recent conversations have them under the impression that cruising is coming back…

Choose Your Cruise – May 14, 2021
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Cruise Deal of the Week
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Choose Your Cruise – May 14, 2021

Evan Gove - May 14, 2021

What a week for cruising! The big news of the week was the reveal of Norwegian Cruise Line's new Prima class ships starting with the upcoming Norwegian…

First Look at <i>Norwegian Prima</i> Cruise Ship Bound for Port Canaveral
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First Look at Norwegian Prima Cruise Ship Bound for Port Canaveral

Evan Gove - May 12, 2021

Norwegian Cruise Line has a big announcement this morning! The cruise line is introducing a brand new class of cruise ships for the first time in a…

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

Evan Gove - May 10, 2021

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

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

Evan Gove - May 7, 2021

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

The Best Margaritas at Sea for Cinco De Mayo 
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The Best Margaritas at Sea for Cinco De Mayo 

Evan Gove - May 4, 2021

Happy Cinco De Mayo! In Mexico, today is used to celebrate the Mexican Army's victory over the French Empire at the Battle of Puebla, on May 5, 1862. Here in America, it's…

Norwegian Cruise Line Celebrates Teacher Appreciation Week
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Norwegian Cruise Line Celebrates Teacher Appreciation Week

Evan Gove - May 3, 2021

It's been a challenging year for everyone, but for teachers, the shift from in-person learning to virtual class had to have been one of the most difficult…

Choose Your Cruise – April 16, 2021
Cruise Deal of the Week
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Cruise Deal of the Week
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Choose Your Cruise – April 16, 2021

Evan Gove - April 16, 2021

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

Choose Your Cruise – April 9, 2021
Cruise Deal of the Week
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Cruise Deal of the Week
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Choose Your Cruise – April 9, 2021

Evan Gove - April 9, 2021

It was a wild week in the cruise industry! First we had a handful of cruise lines announcing new sailing dates from places all over the world.…

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

Evan Gove - April 8, 2021

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

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

Evan Gove - April 6, 2021

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

Choose Your Cruise – March 19, 2021
Cruise Deal of the Week
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Cruise Deal of the Week
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Choose Your Cruise – March 19, 2021

Evan Gove - March 19, 2021

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

Norwegian Cruise Line Suspends Cruises Until July
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Norwegian Cruise Line Suspends Cruises Until July

Evan Gove - March 16, 2021

In a statement issued this morning, Norwegian Cruise Line announced they would be extending the suspension of operation through June 2021. They also temporarily halted bookings for…

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

Evan Gove - February 16, 2021

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

Norwegian Cruise Line’s CEO Harry Sommer Teases New Dining Concepts
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Norwegian Cruise Line’s CEO Harry Sommer Teases New Dining Concepts

Evan Gove - February 2, 2021

There's a lot to love about a cruise vacation, but at the top of the list for most people is the fabulous dining options found on today's…

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

Evan Gove - February 1, 2021

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

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

Evan Gove - January 19, 2021

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

Choose Your Cruise – January 15, 2021
Cruise Deal of the Week
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Cruise Deal of the Week
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Choose Your Cruise – January 15, 2021

Evan Gove - January 15, 2021

It was a tough week for cruisers as more cruise lines pushed their start dates back until the Spring, but there's plenty of positivity surrounding the industry…

Norwegian Cruise Line Cancels Cruises Until March 2021
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Norwegian Cruise Line Cancels Cruises Until March 2021

Evan Gove - December 2, 2020

Citing passenger safety and the current global environment as the reason, Norwegian Cruise Line announced this morning that they had cancelled all cruises through February 2021. They…

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

Evan Gove - November 20, 2020

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

NCL Announces EMBARK – The Series
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NCL Announces EMBARK – The Series

Evan Gove - November 12, 2020

In preparation for a return to cruising, Norwegian Cruise Line announced a docu-series which offers a closer look at the brand and it's long-awaited cruise comeback. The…

<i>Norwegian Encore</i> Cruise Ship Review
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Norwegian Encore Cruise Ship Review

Porthole Cruise and Travel Magazine - November 12, 2020

Norwegian Encore The fourth of Norwegian Cruise Line’s Breakaway Plus Class of ships, Norwegian Encore is a ship tailor-made for the moments which make your vacation a…

Top 10 Best Cruise Specialty Restaurants
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Top 10 Best Cruise Specialty Restaurants

Evan Gove - November 6, 2020

One of the most important factors cruisers take into consideration before they book is the cuisine served on board. Cruise lines have long been known for their…

Top 5 Best Cruise Lines for the Money
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Top 5 Best Cruise Lines for the Money

Evan Gove - November 5, 2020

Who said your next vacation has to break the bank? Cruising is one of the most affordable vacations, particularly for families, thanks to all-inclusive dining, entertainment and…

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

Evan Gove - November 2, 2020

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

Top 5 Best Ocean Ships
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Top 5 Best Ocean Ships

Evan Gove - November 2, 2020

What's the difference between a cruise ship and an amusement park these days?  One floats.  Modern cruise ships are nothing short of engineering marvels complete with water…

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

Evan Gove - October 30, 2020

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

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

Evan Gove - October 5, 2020

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

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

Evan Gove - September 4, 2020

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

Royal, Carnival Cancel Cruises Through October
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Cruise News
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Royal, Carnival Cancel Cruises Through October

Evan Gove - August 5, 2020

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

When Will Norwegian Cruise Line Sail Again?
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Cruise News
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When Will Norwegian Cruise Line Sail Again?

Evan Gove - August 5, 2020

We've been waiting for a few months now as the Centers for Disease Control continue to push back their no-sail order for cruises from US ports. Even…

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

Evan Gove - August 4, 2020

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

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

Evan Gove - August 2, 2020

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

Norwegian Cruise Line Suspends Until November
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Cruise News
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Norwegian Cruise Line Suspends Until November

Evan Gove - July 29, 2020

Norwegian Cruise Line has updated the cancelled sailings page on their website and unfortunately it's more bad news. The cruise line has suspended sailings through the month…

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

Evan Gove - July 24, 2020

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

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

Evan Gove - July 24, 2020

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

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

Evan Gove - July 10, 2020

Deals, deals, deals. That's what cruisers are seeing when they research their next great cruise vacation. Cruise lines are taking out all the stops when it comes…

Royal, Norwegian Enter Historic Collaboration
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Cruise News
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Royal, Norwegian Enter Historic Collaboration

Evan Gove - July 6, 2020

Two of the biggest names in cruise are collaborating for the first time ever on new health and safety standards for the cruise industry. Royal Caribbean Group…

Choose Your Cruise – June 26, 2020
Cruise Deal of the Week
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Cruise Deal of the Week
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Choose Your Cruise – June 26, 2020

Evan Gove - June 26, 2020

Throughout the COVID-19 situation, we've been adamant that there's never been a better time to book a future cruise. With talk of a vaccine coming later this…

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

Evan Gove - May 15, 2020

Happy Friday! Today on choose your cruise, we've got three options from around the world and YOU get to pick your favorite! Let us know which cruise…

Choose Your Cruise – May 8, 2020
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Choose Your Cruise – May 8, 2020

Evan Gove - May 8, 2020

What's better than getting a great deal on something? For today's choose your cruise, we've got three of the best possible deals we could find on sailings…

Choose Your Cruise – May 1, 2020
Cruise Deal of the Week
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Cruise Deal of the Week
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Choose Your Cruise – May 1, 2020

Evan Gove - May 1, 2020

Most of the time, mayday on a cruise ship is a bad thing, but not on May 1st! Today, we've got some pretty cool cruises from three…

CRUISE RECIPE:  Norwegian Cruise Line Pretzel Rolls
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CRUISE RECIPE:  Norwegian Cruise Line Pretzel Rolls

Judi Cuervo - April 20, 2020

Hungry to Sail Again After this pandemic, I know I’ll never take the following things for granted:  Restaurants, movie theaters, bookstores, concerts, medical professionals, bars, hairstylists, eyebrow…

COVID-19 Stimulus Bill Isn’t for Cruise Lines
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COVID-19 Stimulus Bill Isn’t for Cruise Lines

Evan Gove - March 27, 2020

A key provision in the new COVID-19 stimulus bill currently awaiting the President's signature provides $500 million in aid for large corporations, but there’s a catch. In…

Choose Your Cruise
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Cruise News
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Choose Your Cruise

Evan Gove - March 27, 2020

We’re all getting the itch to cruise again, but in the meantime, let’s do the next best thing: start planning our next vacation. There are plenty of…

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

Evan Gove - March 26, 2020

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

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

Evan Gove - March 20, 2020

Okay, we can all agree that 2020 is the WORST. But don't let your pure, unadulterated hatred for this year prevent you from scoring a great deal…

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

Evan Gove - March 17, 2020

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

Top Ten Cruise Deals RIGHT NOW
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Cruise News
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Top Ten Cruise Deals RIGHT NOW

Evan Gove - March 9, 2020

Deals deals deals! Cruising isn’t being portrayed in the best light at the moment but there is a silver lining to this cloud: dirt cheap cruises to…

Will Coronavirus Cancel My Cruise?
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Cruise News
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Will Coronavirus Cancel My Cruise?

Evan Gove - February 17, 2020

  Editor's Note: This article was published on February 17, 2020. Click here for the latest Coronavirus news and cruise updates. For the most part, cruisers like…

Taking a Bow:<i>Norwegian Encore</i>
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Taking a Bow:Norwegian Encore

Judi Cuervo - January 16, 2020

In 2015, Norwegian Cruise Line introduced Norwegian Escape, the first of its Breakaway Plus–class ships, packed with innovative dining, entertainment, and groundbreaking outdoor activities. Norwegian Joy (2017)…

Gone to Sea: Broadway at Sea
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Cruise Magazine
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Gone to Sea: Broadway at Sea

Judi Cuervo - January 2, 2020

In 2010, an imposing trio of bald, blue madmen convinced me that onboard entertainment was about to take an extraordinary turn. At the time, I was seated…

The Judi’s Choice Awards 2019
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The Judi’s Choice Awards 2019

Judi Cuervo - December 31, 2019

The Monthly Mantra Judi’s Choice Awards … Judi’s Choice Awards … Judi’s Choice Awards … It’s time for the 2019 Judi’s Choice Awards! Unlike all those hum-drum…

Cruise Deal of the Week – November 22, 2019
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Cruise Deal of the Week
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Cruise Deal of the Week – November 22, 2019

Porthole Cruise and Travel Magazine - November 22, 2019

Greetings from on board the newest ship from Norwegian Cruise Lines, Norwegian Encore! Porthole Cruise Magazine has been onboard for a couple of days now and we'll…

Silver Cove Sets the Private Island Standard
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Cruise News
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Silver Cove Sets the Private Island Standard

Porthole Cruise and Travel Magazine - November 19, 2019

Private islands are all the rage in cruising these days as lines are jockeying to have the most exclusive, luxurious or exciting private island experience in the…

Cruise Deal of the Week – November 15, 2019
Cruise Deal of the Week
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Cruise Deal of the Week
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Cruise Deal of the Week – November 15, 2019

Evan Gove - November 15, 2019

In just 6 days, Porthole Cruise Magazine will be on board the new Norwegian Encore sailing on her christening cruise with Godmother Kelly Clarkson. We'll be doing…

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

Porthole Cruise and Travel Magazine - November 1, 2019

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

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

Evan Gove - October 28, 2019

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

Norwegian Says Bye-Bye to Single Use Plastics
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Norwegian Says Bye-Bye to Single Use Plastics

Evan Gove - October 22, 2019

Sea turtles have a new favorite cruise line thanks to a commitment to ending single use plastics. Norwegian Cruise Line has teamed with JUST Goods, Inc, a…

Andy Stuart Leaving Norwegian Cruise Line After 30 Years
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Cruise News
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Andy Stuart Leaving Norwegian Cruise Line After 30 Years

Evan Gove - October 3, 2019

One of Norwegian Cruise Line's longest tenured employees is departing after more than 30 years of employment. Andy Stuart, who started with Norwegian way back in 1988…

Kelly Clarkson Named Godmother to Norwegian Encore
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Cruise News
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Kelly Clarkson Named Godmother to Norwegian Encore

Evan Gove - September 11, 2019

What’s better than music and cruise ships? Norwegian Cruise Line announced that Grammy Award winning recording artist and television show host Kelly Clarkson has been named the…

Fall Repositioning Cruises You Need to Book
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Cruise Tips
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Fall Repositioning Cruises You Need to Book

Evan Gove - September 8, 2019

The air is crisp, the leaves are changing and cruise ships are going from one side of the world to the other on what’s known as repositioning…

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

Porthole Cruise and Travel Magazine - August 7, 2019

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

Last Call: Cool Encounters at SKYY Vodka Ice Bar
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Cruise Magazine
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Last Call: Cool Encounters at SKYY Vodka Ice Bar

Porthole Cruise and Travel Magazine - April 24, 2019

The Place — SKYY Vodka Ice Bar Grab A Seat — Norwegian Epic, Escape, and Getaway. Standout Feature — Inspired by the original Scandinavian ice hotels, everything…

1 Million Votes for Norwegian’s Giving Joy Campaign
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Cruise News
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1 Million Votes for Norwegian’s Giving Joy Campaign

Porthole Cruise and Travel Magazine - March 26, 2019

It was just two weeks ago that Norwegian Cruise Line announced their Giving Joy Campaign aimed at rewarding educators in the United States and Canada with free…

Cruise Deal of the Week – March 15, 2019
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Cruise Deal of the Week
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Cruise Deal of the Week – March 15, 2019

Evan Gove - March 15, 2019

The week we spring forward' is a tough one. Not only do we lose an hour of sleep, but we all have to readjust our internal clocks…

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

Porthole Cruise and Travel Magazine - December 31, 2018

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

Ship Shape on <i>Norwegian Bliss</i>
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Ship Shape on Norwegian Bliss

Porthole Cruise and Travel Magazine - December 14, 2018

Take a calorie-burning indoor cycling class, work on your abs, or find your Zen in a yoga session on the 4,000-passenger Norwegian Bliss and your instructor just…

3 Onboard Spa Treatments to Try on Your Next Cruise
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3 Onboard Spa Treatments to Try on Your Next Cruise

Evan Gove - October 30, 2018

Aboard cruise ships, spa treatments are anything but ordinary. Dim lights, soothing sounds and pleasant smells are all expected in a spa experience. However, laying comfortably on…

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

Judi Cuervo - October 29, 2018

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

Hurricane Michael Threatens Gulf Coast
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Hurricane Michael Threatens Gulf Coast

Evan Gove - October 9, 2018

Another week, another hurricane bearing down on Florida and the Gulf of Mexico. This storm, named Michael by the National Hurricane Center, is moving its way north…

Set Sail with this Grammy Award Winner
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Set Sail with this Grammy Award Winner

Evan Gove - October 5, 2018

For those living on a prayer until their next cruise, do we have some great news for you. Cruising giant Norwegian Cruise Line announced it will host…

First Look: <i>Norwegian Encore</i> Hull Art Reveal
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First Look: Norwegian Encore Hull Art Reveal

Porthole Cruise and Travel Magazine - September 12, 2018

While ships are getting bigger and more technologically advanced, there’s another trend in the cruise industry that’s making ships stand out even more. Hull art is popular…

Cruise Ship Review: Norwegian Bliss
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Cruise Ship Review: Norwegian Bliss

Porthole Cruise and Travel Magazine - September 10, 2018

Bliss it is! Majestic Alaska! A land of infinite beauty, magnificent wildlife, fascinating history … and weather so changeable that the smart traveler will pack everything from…

Celebrating National S’mores Day on a Cruise
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Celebrating National S’mores Day on a Cruise

Evan Gove - August 10, 2018

There’s a fine line between perfectly toasted and blazing inferno, which do you prefer? The art of s’more making varies from person to person based on taste…

Tips for Choosing the Best Cruise Vacation
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Tips for Choosing the Best Cruise Vacation

Steve Leland - August 8, 2018

Choosing your dream cruise involves some planning, knowledge and soul searching. What exactly do you expect from your experience? Are you looking to set a course for…

<i>Norwegian Joy</i> Headed Stateside After a Year in China
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Norwegian Joy Headed Stateside After a Year in China

Evan Gove - July 24, 2018

Norwegian Cruise Line made a splash with the announcement that their ship Norwegian Joy would be built with the Chinese market in mind. However, after just a…

Mechanical, Interior Upgrades for <i>Norwegian Breakaway</i>
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Mechanical, Interior Upgrades for Norwegian Breakaway

Porthole Cruise and Travel Magazine - July 10, 2018

Cruise ships need some TLC every now and then and for Norwegian Breakaway, the time was right for an upgrade. Refurbishments, which just concluded at Damen Shiprepair…

Is a Cruise Ship Onboard Spa Pass Worth It?
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Is a Cruise Ship Onboard Spa Pass Worth It?

Porthole Cruise and Travel Magazine - June 25, 2018

To buy the spa pass or not to buy the spa pass? For smart cruisers, that's an easy question to answer! When my wife and I took…

Travel Tips: Is Visiting Hawaii During a Volcano Eruption Safe? (VIDEO)
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Travel Tips: Is Visiting Hawaii During a Volcano Eruption Safe? (VIDEO)

Evan Gove - May 22, 2018

It started off as a tremor or two, but over the past few weeks, Kilauea volcano on Hawaii’s largest island has grown increasingly more dangerous and it’s…

Norwegian Sun Embarks on Inaugural Voyage To Cuba
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Norwegian Sun Embarks on Inaugural Voyage To Cuba

Evan Gove - May 9, 2018

Norwegian Sun left its new homeport of Port Canaveral, FL on Monday, loaded with excited guests for its inaugural trip to Havana, Cuba and the start of…

Isn’t it good? <i>Norwegian Bliss</i>!
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Isn’t it good? Norwegian Bliss!

Judi Cuervo - May 7, 2018

The Monthly Mantra Yeah Yeah Yeah … Yeah Yeah Yeah … Yeah Yeah Yeah …. If you ask people which period of history they would have loved…

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

Porthole Cruise and Travel Magazine - May 2, 2018

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

In Brief: Cruise ship in D.C., Viking boosts Picasso, and more…
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In Brief: Cruise ship in D.C., Viking boosts Picasso, and more…

Judi Cuervo - April 27, 2018

Cruise News – Apr. 27, 2018 For the first time since the 1950s, a cruise ship was docked at The Wharf on D.C.’s Southwest Waterfront last Sunday.…

In Brief: <i>Norwegian Bliss</i> delivered, Pandaw cruises river-to-ocean, and more!
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In Brief: Norwegian Bliss delivered, Pandaw cruises river-to-ocean, and more!

Porthole Cruise and Travel Magazine - April 20, 2018

Cruise News – Apr. 20, 2018 Norwegian Cruise Line has taken delivery of Norwegian Bliss, receiving the Alaska-bound Breakaway Plus-class vessel in a ceremony in Bremerhaven, Germany.…

Cruise Deal of the Week
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Cruise Deal of the Week

Porthole Cruise and Travel Magazine - April 6, 2018

  Norwegian Cruise Line is holding a Tax-Free Spree through April 17, offering guests who book an ocean-view or better stateroom on 3-day or longer voyages a…

Country Artist Camille Rae to Perform Aboard Norwegian Bliss
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Country Artist Camille Rae to Perform Aboard Norwegian Bliss

Porthole Cruise and Travel Magazine - March 26, 2018

Country singer-songwriter and recording artist, Camille Rae, has committed to a three-month residency aboard Norwegian Cruise Line's newest ship Norwegian Bliss, which is set to debut in April. Accompanied by her…

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

Porthole Cruise - March 7, 2018

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

Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Reaches $2.5 Million Goal for Hurricane Relief
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Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Reaches $2.5 Million Goal for Hurricane Relief

Porthole Cruise and Travel Magazine - February 23, 2018

Cruise News – Feb. 23, 2018 Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd., which operates Norwegian Cruise Line, Oceania Cruises, and Regent Seven Seas Cruises, announced that it has…

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

Steve Leland - February 12, 2018

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

Cruise Deals of the Week
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Cruise Deals of the Week

Porthole Cruise - February 9, 2018

Cruise Deals of the Week – Feb. 9, 2018 DEAL 1: Tall-ship line Star Clippers is offering a sweet deal for couples booking and 2018 or 2019…

Norwegian Starts Construction on Newest Ship, <i>Norwegian Encore</i>
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Norwegian Starts Construction on Newest Ship, Norwegian Encore

Porthole Cruise - January 31, 2018

Cruise News - Jan. 31, 2018 Norwegian Cruise Line has marked the start of construction for its newest ship — and the 17th ship in the Norwegian…

Porthole Cruise News Briefs – Jan. 19, 2018
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Porthole Cruise News Briefs – Jan. 19, 2018

Porthole Cruise - January 19, 2018

Holland America Line has added Seattle-based master chef Ethan Stowell to its award-winning Culinary Council, working with five other world-renowned chefs to enhance menus and bring a…

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

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 vivid memories I have…

Cruise Deal of the Week – Jan. 5, 2018
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Cruise Deal of the Week – Jan. 5, 2018

Porthole Cruise - January 6, 2018

Cruise Deal of the Week - Jan. 5, 2018 Norwegian Cruise Line is offering up to $500 in free onboard spending on select 5-day or longer sailings…

5 Big New Cruise Ships On the Horizon
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5 Big New Cruise Ships On the Horizon

Porthole Cruise and Travel Magazine - January 5, 2018

Here are 5 new cruise ships to look out for! Cruise News - Jan. 5, 2018 With a new year comes new goals, new dreams, and —…

The 2017 Judi’s Choice Awards
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The 2017 Judi’s Choice Awards

Judi Cuervo - January 4, 2018

Monthly Mantra Judi’s Choice Awards…Judi’s Choice Awards…Judi’s Choice Awards… And the Winners Are! Cruising has plenty of biggest, first, and most wonderful accomplishments. The Judi’s Choice Awards…

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

Porthole Cruise and Travel Magazine - December 22, 2017

Porthole Cruise News Briefs – Dec. 22, 2017 Norwegian Cruise Line has announced its 2019 summer itineraries, with cruises aboard five ships sailing in Europe, three cruising…

Norwegian Cruise Line introduces all-new Cruise Norwegian app
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Norwegian Cruise Line introduces all-new Cruise Norwegian app

Porthole Cruise and Travel Magazine - December 6, 2017

Norwegian Cruise Line introduces all-new Cruise Norwegian app Cruise News - Dec. 6, 2017 Norwegian Cruise Line has announced the introduction of the next generation of its…

Cruise Deals of the Week – Dec. 1, 2017
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Cruise Deals of the Week – Dec. 1, 2017

Porthole Cruise and Travel Magazine - December 1, 2017

Cruise Deals of the Week – Dec. 1, 2017 DEAL ONE: River operator AmaWaterways is having a Solo Traveler Promotion, offering staterooms without the single supplement on145…

Popular On-Air Personality Elvis Duran Named Godfather for Norwegian Bliss
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Popular On-Air Personality Elvis Duran Named Godfather for Norwegian Bliss

Judi Cuervo - November 29, 2017

Popular On-Air Personality Elvis Duran Named Godfather for Norwegian Bliss Cruise News - Nov. 29, 2017 Norwegian Cruise Line has announced that Elvis Duran, nationally syndicated radio…

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 and Travel 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…

Cruise Deals of the Week – Nov. 17, 2017
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Cruise Deals of the Week – Nov. 17, 2017

Porthole Cruise and Travel Magazine - November 17, 2017

Cruise Deals of the Week – Nov. 17, 2017 Deal One: Princess Cruises is opening the holiday season with its annual Cyber Sale. Between November 17 and…

A Trio of Exciting Cruise Soirées
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A Trio of Exciting Cruise Soirées

Judi Cuervo - November 6, 2017

Monthly Mantra I Love New York…I Love New York…I Love New York… A Trio of Exciting Cruise Soirées There’s been a flurry of New York–based cruise events…

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

Porthole Cruise and Travel Magazine - October 27, 2017

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

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

Porthole Cruise and Travel Magazine - October 20, 2017

Porthole Cruise News Briefs - Oct. 20, 2017 Foodies are flocking to Princess Cruises for the line’s third annual Culinary Cruise Series, featuring Miami-based chefs Brad Kilgore…

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

Porthole Cruise and Travel Magazine - October 13, 2017

Porthole Cruise News Briefs - Oct. 13, 2017 Guy Fieri, whose burger joints are already big hits on 19 Carnival Cruise Line ships, is opening something different…

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

Porthole Cruise and Travel Magazine - October 3, 2017

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

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

Porthole Cruise and Travel 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…

Cruise Industry Comes Together to Offer Hurricane Relief
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Cruise Industry Comes Together to Offer Hurricane Relief

Porthole Cruise and Travel Magazine - September 15, 2017

Cruise News - Sept. 15, 2017 After Hurricane Irma swept through the Caribbean, Florida, and other states in the Southeast United States this week, there was no…

Cruise Deal of the Week – Sep. 1, 2017
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Cruise Deal of the Week – Sep. 1, 2017

Porthole Cruise and Travel Magazine - September 1, 2017

Cruise Deal of the Week – Sep. 1, 2017 Now through September 7, Norwegian Cruise Line guests can enjoy a Tax-Free Labor Day Spree. The line is…

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Norwegian Cruise Line Unveils Exciting Features for Norwegian Bliss

Porthole Cruise and Travel Magazine - August 13, 2017

Cruise News, Aug. 13, 2017 Norwegian Cruise Line has revealed features and amenities for the 4,000-guest Norwegian Bliss, the line’s 16th ship, which will sail to Alaska…

Cruise Deal of the Week – Aug. 4, 2017
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Cruise Deal of the Week – Aug. 4, 2017

Porthole Cruise and Travel Magazine - August 4, 2017

Cruise Deal of the Week - Aug. 4, 2017 Norwegian Cruise Line is enticing travelers to explore faraway places with the Norwegian’s Distinctive Voyages promotion. Guests booking…

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

Porthole Cruise and Travel 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 and Travel 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…

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

Porthole Cruise and Travel Magazine - July 14, 2017

Porthole Cruise News Briefs - Jul. 14, 2017 On August 21, 2017, musical performers DNCE will headline Royal Caribbean International’s solar eclipse viewing party with a surprise…

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

Porthole Cruise and Travel Magazine - July 13, 2017

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

Norwegian Cruise Line Adds More Cuba and Alaska Cruises to Summer 2018
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Norwegian Cruise Line Adds More Cuba and Alaska Cruises to Summer 2018

Porthole Cruise and Travel Magazine - July 10, 2017

Norwegian Cruise Line Adds More Cuba and Alaska Cruises to Summer 2018 Cruise News – July 10, 2017 Norwegian Cruise Line has announced updates to its summer…

Porthole Cruise News Briefs – Jun. 30, 2017
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Porthole Cruise News Briefs – Jun. 30, 2017

Porthole Cruise and Travel Magazine - June 30, 2017

Porthole Cruise News Briefs - Jun. 30, 2017 Norwegian Joy, Norwegian Cruise Line’s first custom-designed ship for the Chinese cruise market, was christened this week in a…

Design Time Web Extra: Best Cruise Ship Suites
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Design Time Web Extra: Best Cruise Ship Suites

Porthole Cruise and Travel Magazine - June 28, 2017

Our favorite features in the Best Cruise Ship Suites at sea. As if it’s not enough to have suites the size of apartments, today’s cruise ship suites go…

Norwegian Cruise Line Bartender Wins DIAGEO Global Travel Top Honors
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Norwegian Cruise Line Bartender Wins DIAGEO Global Travel Top Honors

Porthole Cruise and Travel Magazine - June 21, 2017

Norwegian Cruise Line Bartender Wins DIAGEO Global Travel Top Honors Cruise News - Jun. 21, 2017 Last night at the DIAGEO 396 Bar in Miami, Marc McArthur,…

Porthole Cruise News Briefs – Jun. 16, 2017
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Porthole Cruise News Briefs – Jun. 16, 2017

Porthole Cruise and Travel Magazine - June 16, 2017

Porthole Cruise News Briefs - Jun. 16, 2017 Sixthman’s third annual Walker Stalker Cruise is setting sail January 26–30, 2018, aboard Norwegian Pearl sailing roundtrip from New…

Porthole Cruise News Briefs – June 9, 2017
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Porthole Cruise News Briefs – June 9, 2017

Porthole Cruise and Travel Magazine - June 9, 2017

Porthole Cruise News Briefs - June 9, 2017 For the very first time in its history, Norwegian Cruise Line is positioning a cruise ship, Norwegian Jade, in…

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

Porthole Cruise and Travel 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…

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

Porthole Cruise and Travel Magazine - May 26, 2017

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

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

Porthole Cruise and Travel Magazine - May 5, 2017

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

Norwegian Bliss to Feature “Jersey Boys” Musical Plus Original Shows
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Norwegian Bliss to Feature “Jersey Boys” Musical Plus Original Shows

Porthole Cruise and Travel Magazine - April 21, 2017

Norwegian Bliss to Feature “Jersey Boys” Musical Plus Original Shows Cruise News – April 21, 2017 Norwegian Cruise Line has revealed the entertainment programming for its upcoming…

Norwegian Partners with Ferrari on the First Racetrack at Sea
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Norwegian Partners with Ferrari on the First Racetrack at Sea

Porthole Cruise and Travel Magazine - April 17, 2017

Norwegian Partners with Scuderia Ferrari Watches on the First Racetrack at Sea Cruise News – Apr. 17, 2017 Norwegian Cruise Line has partnered with Scuderia Ferrari Watches as a part of the entertainment and…

Cruise Deal of the Week – Apr. 14, 2017
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Cruise Deal of the Week – Apr. 14, 2017

Porthole Cruise and Travel Magazine - April 14, 2017

Cruise Deal of the Week – Apr. 14, 2017 Now through May 1, Norwegian Cruise Line is offering up to $2,800 in onboard amenities, in addition to…

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

Porthole Cruise and Travel Magazine - April 7, 2017

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…

Porthole Cruise News Briefs – Mar. 31, 2017
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Porthole Cruise News Briefs – Mar. 31, 2017

Porthole Cruise and Travel Magazine - March 31, 2017

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.…

Chinese Cruise Market Gets Two Brand-New Megaships
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Chinese Cruise Market Gets Two Brand-New Megaships

Porthole Cruise and Travel Magazine - March 31, 2017

Chinese Cruise Market Gets Two Brand-New Megaships Cruise News – Mar. 31, 2017 This week, two major cruise lines celebrated milestones with their dedicated debuts into the…

Cruise Deals of the Week – Mar. 10, 2017
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Cruise Deals of the Week – Mar. 10, 2017

Porthole Cruise and Travel Magazine - March 10, 2017

Cruise Deals of the Week – Mar. 10, 2017 DEAL 1: French-flagged luxury expedition line Ponant is offering 30 percent off select fall 2017 voyages, plus savings…

Norwegian Cruise Line Debuts “Escape Room” Experience
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Norwegian Cruise Line Debuts “Escape Room” Experience

Porthole Cruise and Travel Magazine - March 9, 2017

Norwegian Cruise Line Debuts “Escape Room” Experience Cruise News - Mar. 9, 2017 Norwegian Cruise Line has debuted an all-new entertainment experience aboard several of its ships: Escape The…

Norwegian Pearl Emerges with Shipwide Enhancements
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Norwegian Pearl Emerges with Shipwide Enhancements

Porthole Cruise and Travel Magazine - February 28, 2017

Norwegian Pearl Emerges with Shipwide Enhancements Cruise News - Feb. 28, 2017 Norwegian Cruise Line’s Norwegian Pearl has returned to her seasonal homeport of Miami following a two-week dry dock where…

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

Porthole Cruise and Travel Magazine - February 24, 2017

Porthole Cruise News Briefs – Feb. 24, 2017   Expedition line Hurtigruten has cut steel on a groundbreaking hybrid ship at Kleven Yards, Norway. MS Roald Amundsen,…

Guy Harvey to Host Conservation Cruise on Norwegian
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Guy Harvey to Host Conservation Cruise on Norwegian

Porthole Cruise and Travel Magazine - February 21, 2017

Norwegian Cruise Line is partnering with the Guy Harvey Ocean Foundation (GHOF) and Nova Southeastern University’s Research Institute to host an ocean conservation-themed cruise on Norwegian Escape this fall. The weeklong cruise…

Cruise Along at Home
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Cruise Along at Home

Judi Cuervo - February 20, 2017

Monday Mantra View from the Bridge … View from the Bridge … View from the Bridge … Cruise Along at Home Let’s hear it for webcams! Aren’t…

2017 BACARDÍ Legacy Cruise Competition Bartender of the Year Is Announced
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2017 BACARDÍ Legacy Cruise Competition Bartender of the Year Is Announced

Porthole Cruise and Travel Magazine - February 17, 2017

2017 BACARDÍ Legacy Cruise Competition Bartender of the Year Is Announced Cruise News – Feb. 17, 2017 Beating competition from more than 2,500 entries across 13 cruise…

Norwegian Cruise Line to Build Four (Maybe Six) New Ships
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Norwegian Cruise Line to Build Four (Maybe Six) New Ships

Porthole Cruise and Travel Magazine - February 16, 2017

Norwegian Cruise Line to Build Four (Maybe Six) New Ships Cruise News – Feb. 16, 2017 Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd. announced it has reached an agreement…

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

Porthole Cruise and Travel Magazine - January 10, 2017

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

2016 Cruise in Review
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2016 Cruise in Review

Porthole Cruise and Travel Magazine - December 30, 2016

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

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

Porthole Cruise and Travel Magazine - December 29, 2016

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

The Third Annual Judi’s Choice Awards – And the Winners Are!
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The Third Annual Judi’s Choice Awards – And the Winners Are!

Judi Cuervo - December 19, 2016

Monday Mantra The Judi’s Choice Awards…The Judi’s Choice Awards!...The Judi’s Choice Awards… And the Winners Are! Cruising has plenty of biggest, first, and most wonderful accomplishments. The…

Porthole Cruise News Briefs – Dec. 9, 2017
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Porthole Cruise News Briefs - Dec. 9, 2017 Pop punk fans will be living loud aboard Norwegian Pearl on the Warped Rewind at Sea cruise, October 28…

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

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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…

Cruise Deals of the Week – Dec. 2, 2016
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Cruise Deals of the Week - Dec. 2, 2016 Deal 1: Now through January 16, Norwegian Cruise Line is offering a new “Free at Sea” deal of…

Cruise Deals of the Week – Nov. 23, 2016
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Cruise Deals of the Week - Nov. 23, 2016 BLACK FRIDAY/CYBER MONDAY SPECIALS Porthole Cruise Magazine is giving readers a special discount for subscriptions, plus access to…

Porthole Cruise News Briefs – Nov. 25, 2016
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Porthole Cruise and Travel 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…

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

Porthole Cruise and Travel 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. 4, 2016
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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…

Norwegian Bliss Hull Art Unveiled
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Norwegian Bliss Hull Art Unveiled

Porthole Cruise and Travel Magazine - October 27, 2016

Norwegian Bliss Hull Art Unveiled Cruise News - Oct. 26, 2016 Norwegian Cruise Line president and CEO, Andy Stuart, joined world-renowned marine-life artist and ocean conservationist Wyland…

Day in the Life with Andy Stuart
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Day in the Life with Andy Stuart

Porthole Cruise and Travel Magazine - October 20, 2016

Cruise Control The November/December 2016 issue of Porthole Cruise Magazine features a “Day in the Life” of Andy Stuart, president and CEO of Norwegian Cruise Line. So PortholeTV decided…

The Show Must Go Onboard – Cruise entertainment has really grown up.
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The Show Must Go Onboard – Cruise entertainment has really grown up.

Porthole Cruise and Travel Magazine - October 17, 2016

Monday Mantra That’s Entertainment! ... THAT’S Entertainment?? ... That’s Entertainment! ... THAT’S Entertainment?? ... Cruise entertainment has really grown up I endured lousy comedians and jugglers. I…

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Norwegian Bliss to be Custom Built for Alaska Cruising

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Norwegian Bliss to be Custom Built for Alaska Cruising Cruise News - October 13, 2016 Norwegian Cruise Line has announced that its next new ship, Norwegian Bliss,…

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

Porthole Cruise and Travel Magazine - September 30, 2016

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

Norwegian Cruise Line Celebrates 50 Years
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Norwegian Cruise Line Celebrates 50 Years

Porthole Cruise and Travel Magazine - September 29, 2016

Norwegian Cruise Line Celebrates 50 Years with #NorwegiansFirst50 Campaign Cruise News - September 29, 2016 2016 marks 50 years since M/S Sunward made her first voyage from…

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 9, 2016
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Porthole Cruise News Briefs – September 9, 2016 New York Fashion Week was graced by a royal visit, as Queen Mary 2 joined the festivities bearing some…

Cruise Deal of the Week – August 26, 2016
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Cruise Deal of the Week – August 26, 2016 Norwegian Cruise Line is offering its “Free at Sea” deals, allowing guests to choose one (for a studio…

Cruise Control: Jason Montague
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Cruise Control: Jason Montague

Porthole Cruise and Travel 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…

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

Five favorite upcoming theme cruises Fans unite! Whether you’re nutty for science fiction, kooky over craft beers, or a global policy wonk, there’s a ship full of…

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

Judi Cuervo - August 8, 2016

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

Margaritaville Coming to Getaway and Breakaway | Cruise News – August 3, 2016
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Margaritaville Coming to Getaway and Breakaway | Cruise News – August 3, 2016

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Margaritaville at Sea Coming to Norwegian Getaway and Norwegian Breakaway Cruise News - August 3, 2016 It was five o’clock somewhere today at — where else? —…

Five Faves: Chill Out
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Porthole Cruise and Travel Magazine - July 27, 2016

Hallucinating in this heat? Envision yourself cooling off on a cruise ship with these cold treats. As my beloved Jiji was fond of saying, “it’s hotter than…

Norwegian Cruise Line Unveils Hull Art for China-Based Ship | Cruise News – July 27, 2016
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Norwegian Cruise Line Unveils Hull Art for China-Based Ship | Cruise News – July 27, 2016

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Norwegian Cruise Line Unveils Hull Art for China-Based Ship Cruise News - July 27, 2016 Norwegian Cruise Line announced that it has commissioned renowned Chinese artist Tan Ping to…

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…

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

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

Norwegian Escape Christening Ceremony
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Norwegian Escape Christening Ceremony

Porthole Cruise and Travel Magazine - May 20, 2016

PortholeTV brings you a look at the exciting christening ceremony of Norwegian Cruise Line's brand-new Norwegian Escape, which took place November 9, 2015, at PortMiami. Hear from the…

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…

Mama’s Bahamas Drama
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Mama’s Bahamas Drama

Judi Cuervo - May 2, 2016

Monday Mantra Oh pleeeease …. Oh pleeeease …. Oh pleeeease …. Mama’s Bahamas Drama When someone misses the ship, there’s always more to the story. The first…

Porthole Cruise News Briefs – Apr. 8, 2016
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Porthole Cruise News Briefs - Apr. 8, 2016 * Princess Cruises has reached an agreement with Fincantieri to build two new ships, entering into service in 2019…

Sailing On – Beloved cruisemates never really debark
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Sailing On – Beloved cruisemates never really debark

Judi Cuervo - March 28, 2016

Monday Mantra Oceans Apart … Oceans Apart … Oceans Apart … Sailing On Beloved cruisemates never really debark. This week marks the one-year anniversary of the death…

Cruise Deal of the Week – Mar. 25, 2016
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Cruise Deal of the Week – Mar. 25, 2016

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Cruise Deal of the Week - Mar. 25, 2016 Norwegian Cruise Line is offering your choice of two free offers with its “Feel Free” promotion, which includes…

Porthole Cruise News Briefs – Mar. 18, 2016
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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

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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…

Porthole Cruise News Briefs – Mar. 11, 2016
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Porthole Cruise and Travel Magazine - March 11, 2016

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

Cold Comfort for the Winter Cruiser – At least the music is hot…
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Cold Comfort for the Winter Cruiser – At least the music is hot…

Judi Cuervo - February 29, 2016

Monday Mantra It's freezing...It's freezing...It's freezing Cold Comfort for the Winter Cruiser At least the music is hot…. My head is spinning and it's not from an…

Norwegian Cruise Line names new Chinese-market ship Norwegian Joy | Cruise News – Feb. 29, 2016
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Norwegian Cruise Line names new Chinese-market ship Norwegian Joy | Cruise News – Feb. 29, 2016

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Norwegian Cruise Line names new Chinese-market ship Norwegian Joy Cruise News - Feb. 29, 2016 Norwegian Cruise Line has unveiled the English and Chinese names for its…

Five Faves: Upcoming Theme Cruises
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Five Faves: Upcoming Theme Cruises

Porthole Cruise and Travel Magazine - February 24, 2016

Porthole's Five Faves Fans, Ahoy! Whatever you totally geek out about, there’s a theme cruise for it. What could be better than a few carefree days eating…

Porthole Cruise News Briefs – Feb. 19, 2016
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Porthole Cruise News Briefs - Feb. 19, 2016 Norwegian Cruise Line is changing entertainment offerings aboard Norwegian Escape and Norwegian Getaway. The 80s-teen-film tribute For the Record:…

Cruise Ship Review: Norwegian Escape
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Cruise Ship Review: Norwegian Escape

Porthole Cruise and Travel Magazine - February 18, 2016

Meet Norwegian Escape, the cruise line’s newest and largest ship. By Theresa Russell A godfather you say? How many ships have a godfather? But there we were…

Five Faves:  Chocolate Indulgences
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Five Faves: Chocolate Indulgences

Porthole Cruise and Travel Magazine - February 12, 2016

Porthole’s Five Faves Chocolate Indulgences If your Valentine deserves something sweet this year, consider these at-sea options for showing your love in a big way. Your average…

A Thousand Million (Cruise) Questions
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A Thousand Million (Cruise) Questions

Judi Cuervo - February 8, 2016

Monday Mantra Newbie Blues Cruise … Newbie Blues Cruise … Newbie Blues Cruise … A Thousand Million (Cruise) Questions Yes, your “Nights in White Satin” include towels…

Cruise Deals of the Week – Feb. 5, 2016
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Cruise Deals of the Week – Feb. 5, 2016

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Cruise Deals of the Week – Feb. 5, 2016 DEAL #1: Until February 29, Viking River Cruises is offering a reduced single traveler supplement starting at 25…

Norwegian’s New Europe Itineraries for Summer 2017 | Cruise News – Jan. 26, 2016
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Norwegian’s New Europe Itineraries for Summer 2017 | Cruise News – Jan. 26, 2016

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Norwegian Cruise Line Announces New Europe Itineraries for Summer 2017 Cruise News - Jan. 26, 2016 Norwegian Cruise Line has announced its summer 2017 deployment for Europe…

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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Two Fleets to be Renewed for 2016 Cruise News - Jan. 21, 2016 Regent Seven Seas Cruises and Norwegian Cruise Line are going all out to bring…

Wish I Was There! – Cruise envy can strike at any time.
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Wish I Was There! – Cruise envy can strike at any time.

Judi Cuervo - January 18, 2016

Monday Mantra I’m jealous…I’m jealous…I’m jealous… Wish I Was There! Cruise envy can strike at any time. I’m not a very envious person, although I might have…

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

Porthole Cruise and Travel Magazine - January 6, 2016

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

Norwegian Cruise Line Encourages Cruisers to “Feel Free” | Cruise News – Jan. 4, 2016
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Norwegian Cruise Line Encourages Cruisers to “Feel Free” | Cruise News – Jan. 4, 2016

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Norwegian Cruise Line Kicks Off Brand Campaign Encouraging Cruisers to “Feel Free” Cruise News - Jan. 4, 2016 Norwegian Cruise Line has announced the launch of a…

Five Faves: News You Can Use
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Porthole Cruise and Travel Magazine - December 30, 2015

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…

The Judi’s Choice Awards 2015
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The Judi’s Choice Awards 2015

Judi Cuervo - December 28, 2015

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

Norwegian Escape’s Inaugural Voyages Break Social Media Record | Cruise News – Dec. 21, 2015
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Norwegian Escape’s Inaugural Voyages Break Social Media Record | Cruise News – Dec. 21, 2015

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Norwegian Escape’s Inaugural Voyages Break Social Media Record Cruise News - Dec. 21, 2015 Norwegian Cruise Line’s newest and largest ship, Norwegian Escape, experienced a record-breaking social…

Norwegian Epic Receives Shipwide Enhancements | Cruise News – Oct. 20, 2015
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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…

Porthole Cruise News Briefs – Oct. 16, 2015
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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…

Norwegian Cruise Line’s Entry to China Cruise Market | Cruise News – Oct. 12, 2015
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Norwegian Cruise Line’s Entry to China Cruise Market | Cruise News – Oct. 12, 2015

Porthole Cruise and Travel Magazine - October 12, 2015

Norwegian Cruise Line Announces Its Entry to China Cruise Market Cruise News - Oct. 12, 2015 Norwegian Cruise Line will introduce its first purpose-built ship customized for the China…

Pitbull to Serve as Godfather to Norwegian Escape | Cruise News – Oct. 7, 2015
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Pitbull to Serve as Godfather to Norwegian Escape | Cruise News – Oct. 7, 2015

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International Musician Pitbull to Serve as Godfather to Norwegian Escape.... dale!  Cruise News - Oct. 7, 2015 Norwegian Cruise Line has announced that Armando Christian Perez —…

Porthole Cruise News Briefs – Sept. 25, 2015
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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…

Porthole Cruise News Briefs – Sept. 18, 2015
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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…

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

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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…

Norwegian Escape to Feature LACOSTE and Carolina Herrera Boutiques | Cruise News – Sept. 10, 2015
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Norwegian Escape to Feature LACOSTE and Carolina Herrera Boutiques | Cruise News – Sept. 10, 2015

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Norwegian Escape to Feature LACOSTE and Carolina Herrera Boutiques Cruise News - Sept. 10, 2015 Norwegian Cruise Line has announced two new shopping opportunites aboard Norwegian Escape …

Five Faves: Are You Cruisers Ready For Some Football?
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Five Faves: Are You Cruisers Ready For Some Football?

Porthole Cruise and Travel Magazine - September 2, 2015

Porthole’s Five Faves Are You Cruisers Ready For Some Football? America’s game is back, both on the gridiron and at sea! It’s been a long offseason waiting…

Here Comes the Cruise! The best cure for what ails you is full steam ahead!
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Here Comes the Cruise! The best cure for what ails you is full steam ahead!

Judi Cuervo - August 10, 2015

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…

Norwegian Cruise Line Unveils Global Expansion | Cruise News – Aug. 3, 2015
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Norwegian Cruise Line Unveils Global Expansion | Cruise News – Aug. 3, 2015

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Norwegian Cruise Line Unveils Global Expansion Cruise News - Aug. 3, 2015 Norwegian Cruise Line has announced the addition of new and unique itineraries for its Fall/Winter…

Porthole Cruise News Briefs – July 31, 2015
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Porthole Cruise News Briefs July 31, 2015   Marine wildlife artist Guy Harvey will be debuting his artwork on one of his largest canvases to date, Norwegian…

Cruise News Briefs – July 24, 2015
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Porthole Cruise and Travel Magazine - July 24, 2015

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

Norwegian Introduces À La Carte Pricing for Specialty Dining | Cruise News – July 14, 2015
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Norwegian Introduces À La Carte Pricing for Specialty Dining | Cruise News – July 14, 2015

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Norwegian Introduces À La Carte Pricing for Specialty Dining Cruise News - July 14, 2015 Norwegian Cruise Line announced today the introduction of à la carte specialty…

Zomb-Voyage! 2016 Walker Stalker Cruise Announced
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Zomb-Voyage! 2016 Walker Stalker Cruise Announced

Porthole Cruise and Travel Magazine - July 2, 2015

Cruise News - July 2, 2015 Calling all fans of Skybound Entertainment’s The Walking Dead! Really, where’s the best place to be when a zombie apocalypse breaks…

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 entertainment…

Porthole Cruise News Briefs – June 26, 2015
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Porthole Cruise News Briefs June 26, 2015 Cunard Line has announced that Grammy® Award-winning vocalist Natalie Cole will headline the first Blue Note Jazz at Sea trans-Atlantic…

Cruise Deal of the Week – June 19, 2015
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Porthole Cruise News Briefs – June 12, 2015
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Porthole Cruise News Briefs June 12, 2015   Small-ship operator Un-Cruise Adventures has released its full deployment schedule for 2016, with nine ships offering adventure and river…

Norwegian Introduces Customizable Specialty Dining Packages | Cruise News – June 11, 2015
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Norwegian Introduces Customizable Specialty Dining Packages | Cruise News – June 11, 2015

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Norwegian Introduces Customizable Specialty Dining Packages Cruise News - June 11, 2015 Norwegian Cruise Line announced today the introduction of new customizable Specialty Dining Packages that allow…

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…

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

Porthole Cruise and Travel Magazine - May 27, 2015

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 8, 2015
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Cruise Deal of the Week – May 8, 2015

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Norwegian Sky cruises to include free unlimited drinks | Cruise News – Apr. 24, 2015
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Norwegian Sky cruises to include free unlimited drinks | Cruise News – Apr. 24, 2015

Fran Golden - April 24, 2015

Norwegian Sky cruises to include free unlimited drinks Cruise News - Apr. 24, 2015 In an age of cruising that often seems to center on the "what's…

Norwegian makes Asian Restaurants Free | Cruise News – Apr. 17, 2015
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Norwegian makes Asian Restaurants Free | Cruise News – Apr. 17, 2015

Fran Golden - April 17, 2015

Norwegian makes Asian restaurants free Apr. 17, 2015 Norwegian Cruise Line has eliminated the cover charge and a la carte pricing at its popular Asian restaurants —…

Remembering Michael
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Remembering Michael

Judi Cuervo - April 6, 2015

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…

Norwegian Introduces Legal Weddings at Sea | Cruise News – Apr. 3, 2015
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Norwegian Introduces Legal Weddings at Sea | Cruise News – Apr. 3, 2015

Fran Golden - April 3, 2015

Norwegian Introduces Legal Weddings at Sea Cruise News – Apr. 3, 2015 Couples can now legally tie the knot on select Norwegian Cruise Line ships. A new…

Rock the Ship – Theme cruises keep the good times rolling.
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Rock the Ship – Theme cruises keep the good times rolling.

Judi Cuervo - March 30, 2015

Monday Mantra Theme Cruise… Dream Cruise… Theme Cruise… Dream Cruise… Theme Cruise… Dream Cruise… Rock the Ship Theme cruises keep the good times rolling. “Woooooooooooohoooooooooooooo!” That’s the…

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

Fran Golden - March 27, 2015

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

Cuba, China, and the Super Bowl | Cruise News – Mar. 20, 2015
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Cuba, China, and the Super Bowl | Cruise News – Mar. 20, 2015

Fran Golden - March 20, 2015

Cuba, China, and the Super Bowl Cruise News - Mar. 20, 2015 [[Here’s what we learned this week at Cruise Shipping Miami 2015, the cruise industry's largest…

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…

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

Fran Golden - March 6, 2015

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

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.…

Cruise Deals of the Week – Feb. 6, 2015
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Cruise Deals of the Week – Feb. 6, 2015

Fran Golden - February 6, 2015

Cruise Deals of the Week – Feb. 6, 2015 [sf_iconbox image="ss-star" character="" type="left-icon-alt" title="Porthole’s Featured Cruise Deals of the Week!" animation="fade-in" animation_delay="100"] DEAL 1: Norwegian Cruise Line's…

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

Porthole Cruise and Travel Magazine - January 28, 2015

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

More dining reveals for Norwegian Escape – Cruise News – Jan. 16, 2015
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More dining reveals for Norwegian Escape – Cruise News – Jan. 16, 2015

Fran Golden - January 16, 2015

More dining reveals for Norwegian Escape Cruise News – Jan. 16, 2015 Norwegian Cruise Line has announced new dining, beverage, and entertainment partnerships that will debut aboard…

New Fitness, Spa, and Venue Reveals for Norwegian Escape
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New Fitness, Spa, and Venue Reveals for Norwegian Escape

Fran Golden - January 9, 2015

New Fitness, Spa, and Venue reveals about Norwegian Escape Cruise News – Jan. 9, 2015 Some new announcements have come in regarding Norwegian Cruise Line’s upcoming Norwegian…

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…

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 and Travel 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…

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…

Huge Water Park, Ninja Turtles Coming to Norwegian Escape – Cruise News – Dec. 19, 2014
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Huge Water Park, Ninja Turtles Coming to Norwegian Escape – Cruise News – Dec. 19, 2014

Fran Golden - December 19, 2014

Huge Waterpark, Ninja Turtles coming to Norwegian Escape Cruise News – Dec. 19, 2014 In an announcement that may cause an adrenaline rush for active adults and…

Five Faves: Onboard Thrills
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Five Faves: Onboard Thrills

Porthole Cruise and Travel Magazine - December 10, 2014

Five Faves Cruise Enthused Five Favorite Onboard Thrills Modern-day cruisers might not realize that there actually was a time when shuffleboard and bingo were it for onboard…

Parrothead Cruisers Take Note! Jimmy Buffett’s Margaritaville comes to Norwegian Escape- Cruise News – Dec. 5, 2014
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Parrothead Cruisers Take Note! Jimmy Buffett’s Margaritaville comes to Norwegian Escape- Cruise News – Dec. 5, 2014

Fran Golden - December 5, 2014

Parrothead Cruisers Take Note! The first-ever Jimmy Buffett’s Margaritaville at Sea is coming to Norwegian Escape Cruise News – Dec. 5, 2014   Get your Fins Up!…

Porthole Cruise News Briefs of the Week – Dec. 5, 2014
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Porthole Cruise News Briefs of the Week – Dec. 5, 2014

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…

Norwegian Getaway: Miami Flavor
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Norwegian Getaway: Miami Flavor

Porthole Cruise and Travel Magazine - November 27, 2014

Miami Flavor Norwegian Getaway brings the excitement of the Magic City to the high seas. By Fran Golden Check out the hot highlights of Norwegian Getaway’s christening…

Home, sweet Gem- Even after a few changes, it’s good to be aboard a friend.
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Home, sweet Gem- Even after a few changes, it’s good to be aboard a friend.

Judi Cuervo - November 24, 2014

Monday Mantra I'm at home on Norwegian Gem...I'm at home on Norwegian Gem...I'm at home on Norwegian Gem... Home, sweet Gem Even after a few changes, it’s…

Norwegian Debuts Drag Queens, Beatles Nostalgia – Cruise News – Nov. 21, 2014
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Norwegian Debuts Drag Queens, Beatles Nostalgia – Cruise News – Nov. 21, 2014

Fran Golden - November 21, 2014

Cruise News – November 21, 2014 Norwegian Cruise Line has announced that when Norwegian Epic begins year-round cruises from Barcelona next October, the ship will debut the…

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…

Cruise Deal of the Week – Cruise News – Oct. 31, 2014
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Cruise Deal of the Week – Cruise News – Oct. 31, 2014

Fran Golden - October 31, 2014

Cruise Deal of the Week Cruise News - Oct. 31, 2014 Each week, Porthole Cruise News brings you the latest promos, deals, and special offers from the…

Miami’s Legendary Tobacco Road Heads to Sea – Cruise News, Oct. 24, 2014
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Miami’s Legendary Tobacco Road Heads to Sea – Cruise News, Oct. 24, 2014

Fran Golden - October 24, 2014

Miami's Legendary Tobacco Road Heads to Sea Cruise News, Oct. 24, 2014 Passengers on Norwegian Escape will be able to experience a piece of Miami history as…

Norwegian Jewel Debuts in Houston… and more – Cruise News, Oct. 17, 2014
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Norwegian Jewel Debuts in Houston… and more – Cruise News, Oct. 17, 2014

Fran Golden - October 17, 2014

Cruise News - Oct. 17, 2014 Norwegian Jewel Debuts in Houston Houston, we've got a new ship. The recently updated Norwegian Jewel began sailing this week from…

Familiar Faces and New Places on Norwegian Escape – Cruise News – Oct. 3, 2014
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Familiar Faces and New Places on Norwegian Escape – Cruise News – Oct. 3, 2014

Fran Golden - October 3, 2014

Familiar Faces and New Places on Norwegian Escape Cruise News – Oct. 3, 2014 Norwegian Cruise Line's Norwegian Escape, the Breakaway-Plus ship scheduled to debut next fall,…

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

Fran Golden - October 3, 2014

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 Week!" animation="fade-in"…

Five Faves: Cruise Line Apps You Can’t Do Without
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Five Faves: Cruise Line Apps You Can’t Do Without

Porthole Cruise and Travel Magazine - October 1, 2014

Porthole’s Five Faves Five Cruise Line Apps You Can’t Do Without. Unlock your ship’s secrets with this smart software. Some cruisers like to enjoy their vacation as…

High Roller Headlines Norwegian Poker Challenge – Cruise News – Sept. 26, 2014.
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High Roller Headlines Norwegian Poker Challenge – Cruise News – Sept. 26, 2014.

Fran Golden - September 26, 2014

 High Roller Headlines Norwegian Poker Challenge Cruise News - Sept. 26, 2014. Norwegian Cruise Line has landed a big fish to headline its first annual Norwegian Poker…

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 deal…

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 Celebrity…

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…

Norwegian Epic Cruise Ship – Freestyle Cruising
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Norwegian Epic Cruise Ship – Freestyle Cruising

Porthole Cruise and Travel Magazine - August 14, 2014

Freestyle Cruising Video Tour A video tour of the Norwegian Epic cruise ship showing the huge range of choice of restaurants, bars, facilities, entertainment and things to…

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

Fran Golden - August 1, 2014

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…

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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…

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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 and Travel 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 chocolate…

Cruising the World Cup? Goooal!
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Cruising the World Cup? Goooal!

Judi Cuervo - July 14, 2014

Monday Mantra Cruising the World Cup? Goooal! Soccer fans have plenty to shout about at sea today. We get a kick out of cruising…. We get a…

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

Fran Golden - July 11, 2014

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…

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…

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

Porthole Cruise and Travel Magazine - June 11, 2014

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

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Cruise News – June 6, 2014

Fran Golden - June 6, 2014

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…

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Five Faves: Theme Cruises

Porthole Cruise and Travel Magazine - June 4, 2014

Porthole’s Five Faves Five Theme Cruises … From gourmands to ghost hunters, there's something for every cruiser to love. Who doesn’t love a good theme cruise? Board…

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Cruise News – May 30, 2014

Fran Golden - May 30, 2014

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…

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Cruise News – May 23, 2014

Fran Golden - May 23, 2014

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

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Those Freestyle Pretzel Rolls

Judi Cuervo - May 19, 2014

Monday Mantra Those Freestyle Pretzel Rolls Take a taste of Norwegian Cruise Line's bread heaven home with you. I must have a pretzel roll…. I must have…

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Five Faves: Belly Up!

Porthole Cruise and Travel Magazine - May 7, 2014

Cheers to these five favorite onboard spots to grab a drink. There’s no denying that the themed bars, chic lounges, and bustling nightclubs found on today’s cruise…

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Cruise Ship Review: Norwegian Breakaway

Porthole Cruise and Travel Magazine - April 25, 2014

Cruise Ship Review: Norwegian Breakaway Start spreading the news… this floating mini-Manhattan is a New York dream come true! By Fran Golden When Norwegian Cruise Line recently…

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Just Desserts and Cocktail Culture

Fran Golden - April 25, 2014

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

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Cruise Ship News of the Week

Porthole Cruise and Travel Magazine - March 14, 2014

The 30th Cruise Shipping Miami conference, the premier event for the global cruise industry and its largest annual gathering, produced a lot of news this week, with several…

Trend Alert: Kids Cruise Free
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Trend Alert: Kids Cruise Free

Fran Golden - March 5, 2014

Just in time for spring break, you’ll find cruise lines going after the family market big time. The major enticement? Kids cruise free! Cruise Deals Where Kids…

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Theme Cruise Celebrates Women Who Rock

Fran Golden - February 28, 2014

Cruisers may soon be going "Crazy on You," or at least will have the opportunity to rock out to the music of Heart – and other top…

Norwegian Getaway in Miami
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Norwegian Getaway in Miami

Fran Golden - February 7, 2014

Yes, that's a giant mermaid brightening the Miami waterfront. Fresh from a starring role at the Super Bowl (as a floating Bud Light hotel), Norwegian Getaway has arrived at PortMiami, mermaid…

Book Now and Save
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Book Now and Save

Fran Golden - January 30, 2014

A Norwegian Deal Norwegian's "Spectacular Bonus Days" promotion, now through February 12, brings upgrades and other savings on Norwegian Getaway, Norwegian Breakaway, and Norwegian Epic. Norwegian Getaway officially debuts next month…

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Norwegian Epic Heading to Europe Full-Time

Fran Golden - January 13, 2014

With a bunch of innovative features including a complex of cabins for solo travelers and Blue Man Group performing on board, Norwegian Epic made a big splash when it debuted in 2010.…

Grammys, Award-Winning Musicians, and . . . Cruising?
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Grammys, Award-Winning Musicians, and . . . Cruising?

Fran Golden - January 10, 2014

Something is new in the fresh sea breeze and it has to do with the Grammy Awards. You know, as in award-winning musicians. And both Norwegian Cruise…

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We Love January Cruising

Fran Golden - January 8, 2014

January is a bit of a perfect storm when it comes to Caribbean cruise bargains. You can expect great weather, yet it's a traditionally slower period for cruising –…

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Look for a Wave of Deals

Fran Golden - January 3, 2014

As cruise lines look to kick-start the new year by getting plenty of reservations on the books, the “Wave Season” deals are rolling in. Look for opportunities…

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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 4,000-passenger, New…

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Should smoking be banned on all cabin balconies?

Fran Golden - September 19, 2013

Should smoking be banned on all cabin balconies? Royal Caribbean and MSC Cruises are the latest cruise lines to announce enhanced smoking bans. It seems non-smokers are…

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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 relegated smokers…

Cruise Ship Review: Norwegian Epic
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Cruise Ship Review: Norwegian Epic

Porthole Cruise - February 25, 2011

Cruise Ship Review: Norwegian Epic Big Ship. Epic Achievement Norwegian Cruise Line’s latest and greatest is in a class all by itself. By Jodi Ornstein Epic, as…