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

Evan Gove - March 12, 2021

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

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

Evan Gove - January 14, 2021

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

Galley Superstars
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Galley Superstars

Janice Wald Henderson - January 7, 2021

Buzzy Burgers Carnival cruisers find their bliss at Guy’s Burger Joint, a spirited roadside burger shack reimagined and brought to sea by Food Network personality Guy Fieri.…

A Deep Dive into Oceania Eats
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A Deep Dive into Oceania Eats

Janice Wald Henderson - November 10, 2020

Lobster pad Thai. Raw vegetable juice spiked with immune-boosting spices. Lavish dinners paired with France’s most famous bubbly. Few cruise lines hit such high, diverse culinary notes…

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.…

Back to Basics on <i>Oceania Insignia</i>
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Back to Basics on Oceania Insignia

Judi Cuervo - May 15, 2020

It seems that, almost overnight, the concept of “vacation” changed from one of relaxation, merriment, and luxury to an “experiential” adventure, often characterized by backbreaking physical work…

CRUISE RECIPE: Lobster Pad Thai by Oceania Cruises
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CRUISE RECIPE: Lobster Pad Thai by Oceania Cruises

Judi Cuervo - April 7, 2020

Hungry to Sail Again  We all love Norma and Dave, the Australian couple who were content to re-create their cancelled cruise by donning bathrobes, toasting each other…

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…

Oceania Announces Aquamar Spa + Vitality Center (Video)
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Oceania Announces Aquamar Spa + Vitality Center (Video)

Evan Gove - October 22, 2019

As interest in luxury cruise vacations grow, many small ship luxury lines are making changes to meet high demands from passengers. Oceania Cruises is one of the…

Dish It Up: Health-Conscious Cruise Cuisine
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Dish It Up: Health-Conscious Cruise Cuisine

Porthole Cruise Magazine - February 19, 2019

Forget the Christmas cookies you gobbled with abandon. It’s so last month. Actually, it’s so last year. We begin 2019 in gratitude, for we can now dine…

Food and Dom Perignon Pairings on Oceania Cruises (VIDEO)
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Food and Dom Perignon Pairings on Oceania Cruises (VIDEO)

Porthole Cruise Magazine - January 21, 2019

Oceania Cruises made headlines just last week with the announcement of two new additions to their already stellar fleet. While usually that’s enough of an announcement for…

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

Porthole Cruise Magazine - December 31, 2018

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

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

Judi Cuervo - December 19, 2018

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

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

Porthole Cruise Magazine - November 22, 2018

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

$100 Million in Fleet Upgrades for Oceania Cruises
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$100 Million in Fleet Upgrades for Oceania Cruises

Evan Gove - August 13, 2018

When the slogan is “Your World. Your Way.”, it’s easy to see why Oceania Cruises places such an emphasis on a personalized luxury cruise experience. A recently…

Mmm Mmm <i>Marina</i>!
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Mmm Mmm Marina!

Judi Cuervo - July 5, 2018

As a first-time visitor to French Polynesia aboard the 1,258-passenger Oceania Marina, I must admit that culinary pursuits were the last thing on my mind. I’d found…

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.…

A Little Luxury Becomes Me
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A Little Luxury Becomes Me

Judi Cuervo - March 19, 2018

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

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

Porthole Cruise Magazine - March 16, 2018

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

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…

Bring on the Baltics: Oceania Cruises mixes popular ports with undiscovered gems
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Bring on the Baltics: Oceania Cruises mixes popular ports with undiscovered gems

Steve Leland - February 28, 2018

By Steve Leland Location, location, location is a well-known incantation in reference to real estate potential, but in the world of cruising that mantra is more appropriately,…

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 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…

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

Porthole Cruise - February 9, 2018

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

Cruise Control: Which Beach in Aruba? Baby Beach! (Video)
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Cruise Control: Which Beach in Aruba? Baby Beach! (Video)

Porthole Cruise - January 30, 2018

[embed]https://youtu.be/GrXT6pVuvXE[/embed] You finally made it to nearly all the islands the Beach Boys sing about… but there’s just one left. You’re crossing Aruba off your list! Imagine…

Floating Galleries
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Floating Galleries

Porthole Cruise - December 29, 2017

Floating Galleries 10 Great Cruise Ships for Art Lovers By Sherri Eisenberg Sure, you can sail to the best destinations in the world for art lovers, from…

Porthole Cruise News Briefs – Aug. 11, 2017
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Porthole Cruise News Briefs – Aug. 11, 2017

Porthole Cruise Magazine - August 11, 2017

Porthole Cruise News Briefs – Aug. 11, 2017 River cruise line AmaWaterways has announced the godmother for its upcoming ship, AmaLea. Travel industry leader Filomena Andre will…

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

Porthole Cruise Magazine - July 13, 2017

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

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

Judi Cuervo - June 30, 2017

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

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

Porthole Cruise Magazine - June 29, 2017

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

Design Time: Suites at Sea
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Design Time: Suites at Sea

Porthole Cruise Magazine - June 29, 2017

Dig These Digs Feast your eyes on these amazing suites at sea. By Sherri Eisenberg For more details on the finest suites at sea, check out our…

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

Porthole Cruise 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…

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

Porthole Cruise Magazine - June 2, 2017

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

Oceania Cruises Rolls Out Vegan Menus and Raw Juice and Smoothie Bars
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Oceania Cruises Rolls Out Vegan Menus and Raw Juice and Smoothie Bars

Porthole Cruise Magazine - April 12, 2017

Oceania Cruises Rolls Out Vegan Menus and Raw Juice and Smoothie Bars Cruise News - Apr. 12, 2017 Looking for vegan cruise ship menus? Oceania Cruises announced the…

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

Porthole Cruise Magazine - March 17, 2017

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

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

Porthole Cruise Magazine - March 3, 2017

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

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

Porthole Cruise 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,…

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

Porthole Cruise Magazine - February 17, 2017

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

2016 Cruise in Review
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2016 Cruise in Review

Porthole Cruise Magazine - December 30, 2016

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

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…

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

Porthole Cruise Magazine - December 7, 2016

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

Five Faves: Sea Days on Oceania Cruises’ Riviera
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Five Faves: Sea Days on Oceania Cruises’ Riviera

Steve Leland - December 7, 2016

Savor Your Sea Days Five Favorite Things to do During a Trans-Atlantic Cruise I never thought I would enjoy a trans-Atlantic cruise. I envisioned a version where…

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

Porthole Cruise Magazine - November 18, 2016

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

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

Porthole Cruise Magazine - November 11, 2016

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

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

Porthole Cruise Magazine - October 31, 2016

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

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

Porthole Cruise Magazine - September 30, 2016

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

Cruise Control: Jason Montague
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Cruise Control: Jason Montague

Porthole Cruise Magazine - August 23, 2016

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

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

Porthole Cruise Magazine - August 19, 2016

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

Porthole Cruise News Briefs – May 6, 2016
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Porthole Cruise News Briefs – May 6, 2016

Porthole Cruise Magazine - May 6, 2016

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

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

Porthole Cruise Magazine - April 27, 2016

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

Porthole Cruise News Briefs – Apr. 22, 2016
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Porthole Cruise News Briefs – Apr. 22, 2016

Porthole Cruise Magazine - April 22, 2016

Porthole Cruise News Briefs - Apr. 22, 2016 * Carnival Corporation has announced that its social impact brand Fathom will be sailing as planned to Cuba, thanks…

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Five Faves: New Cruise Ships for 2016

Porthole Cruise Magazine - April 6, 2016

[embed]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qJZgafSTwS0[/embed] PortholeTV spoke with five cruise line presidents and asked what cruisers can look forward to in 2016. Hear from Christine Duffy, Carnival Cruise Line; Rick Meadows,…

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

Porthole Cruise Magazine - March 16, 2016

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…

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

Porthole Cruise Magazine - February 29, 2016

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…

Vitamin Sea: Best Bath Amenities
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Vitamin Sea: Best Bath Amenities

Judi Cuervo - February 18, 2016

Get the low-down on cruising’s best bath amenities By Judi Cuervo The lovely young suite attendant arrived moments after I had settled into my extraordinary Seabourn Sojourn…

Five Faves:  Chocolate Indulgences
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Five Faves: Chocolate Indulgences

Porthole Cruise 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…

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

Porthole Cruise Magazine - January 21, 2016

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…

Porthole Cruise News Briefs – Jan. 15, 2016
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Porthole Cruise News Briefs – Jan. 15, 2016

Porthole Cruise Magazine - January 14, 2016

Porthole Cruise News Briefs - Jan. 15, 2016   Holland America Line is partnering with award-winning microgreen specialist Koppert Cress to grow fresh ingredients aboard its upcoming…

Cruise Deal of the Week – Dec. 18, 2015
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Cruise Deal of the Week – Dec. 18, 2015

Porthole Cruise Magazine - December 18, 2015

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

Porthole Cruise News Briefs – Dec. 4, 2015
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Porthole Cruise News Briefs – Dec. 4, 2015

Porthole Cruise Magazine - December 4, 2015

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

Couples Cruising
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Couples Cruising

Porthole Cruise Magazine - October 30, 2015

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

Porthole Cruise News Briefs – Oct. 16, 2015
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Porthole Cruise News Briefs – Oct. 16, 2015

Porthole Cruise Magazine - October 16, 2015

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…

Porthole Cruise News Briefs – Oct. 2, 2015
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Porthole Cruise News Briefs – Oct. 2, 2015

Porthole Cruise Magazine - October 2, 2015

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

Cruise Deal of the Week – Sept. 18, 2015
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Cruise Deal of the Week – Sept. 18, 2015

Porthole Cruise Magazine - September 18, 2015

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

Porthole Cruise News Briefs – Sept. 11, 2015
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Porthole Cruise News Briefs – Sept. 11, 2015

Porthole Cruise Magazine - September 11, 2015

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

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

Judi Cuervo - August 24, 2015

Porthole’s Monday Mantra Let’s Pretend … Let’s Pretend … Let’s Pretend … The World Is My Oyster! Flights of fancy are fine, and trains of thought will…

Cruise Exec Spotlight: Frank Del Rio
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Cruise Exec Spotlight: Frank Del Rio

Porthole Cruise Magazine - August 20, 2015

Business Senses Frank Del Rio’s entrepreneurial spirit, passion, and devotion have kept him at the top of the industry By Fran Golden Frank Del Rio is a…

Porthole Cruise News Briefs – July 31, 2015
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Porthole Cruise News Briefs – July 31, 2015

Porthole Cruise Magazine - July 31, 2015

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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Cruise News Briefs – July 24, 2015

Porthole Cruise Magazine - July 24, 2015

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

Cruise Deals of the Week – July 10, 2015
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Cruise Deals of the Week – July 10, 2015

Porthole Cruise Magazine - July 10, 2015

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

Epicurious: Lido Deck Dining
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Epicurious: Lido Deck Dining

Porthole Cruise Magazine - June 26, 2015

On Deck Delights When cravings call, head for the Lido Deck for these al fresco favorites. By Janice Wald Henderson Fancy restaurants can float my boat, but…

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

Porthole Cruise Magazine - June 10, 2015

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

Awards
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Readers’ Choice Awards 2015

Porthole Cruise Magazine - April 3, 2015

Porthole Cruise Magazine announces the winners of our 17th Annual Readers' Choice Awards! Whether your votes came to us online, by mail, or by fax, one thing…

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

Fran Golden - March 6, 2015

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

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

Fran Golden - March 6, 2015

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

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

Fran Golden - February 20, 2015

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

Five Faves: Don’t Miss This Kiss
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Five Faves: Don’t Miss This Kiss

Porthole Cruise Magazine - February 11, 2015

Porthole's Five Faves Don’t Miss This Kiss Five places to sneak a smooch on a cruise We began our courtship on a cruise ship, dancing salsa outdoors…

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…

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

Fran Golden - December 5, 2014

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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 22, 2014
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Cruise News – August 22, 2014

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  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…

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Cruise News – June 13, 2014

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

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Cruise News – June 6, 2014

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

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Culinary Adventures aboard Oceania Cruises

Fran Golden - April 28, 2014

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

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

Fran Golden - April 4, 2014

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

2014 Cruise Trends
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2014 Cruise Trends

Fran Golden - January 2, 2014

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

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Cruising 2013: A Year in Review

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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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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: Oceania Cruises Marina
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Cruise Ship Review: Oceania Cruises Marina

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