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Steve Leland - September 27, 2021

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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…

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…

Cruisers React to “Cruise Karen” Who Threw Fit After Testing Positive Onboard
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Cruisers React to “Cruise Karen” Who Threw Fit After Testing Positive Onboard

Evan Gove - July 19, 2021

If you were tuned into the cruise industry last week, you no doubt saw the 20-minute video shot by Bronx resident Lauren Angelo as she was being…

This Cruise Line Now Requires Insurance for Unvaccinated Cruisers
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This Cruise Line Now Requires Insurance for Unvaccinated Cruisers

Evan Gove - June 29, 2021

Not only will unvaccinated cruisers have limited access to certain areas of the ship, there are going to be extra costs involved as well. Royal Caribbean International…

Florida Cruise Lawsuit Victory Won’t Affect Alaska Sailings
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Florida Cruise Lawsuit Victory Won’t Affect Alaska Sailings

Evan Gove - June 21, 2021

In a ruling late Friday, US District Judge Steven Merryday rejected the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's restrictions for cruise lines and granted the State of Florida’s motion…

Carnival Corporation Port Agreements Approved By the CDC
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Carnival Corporation Port Agreements Approved By the CDC

Evan Gove - June 1, 2021

Over the weekend, Carnival Corporation received approval on their port agreements from the CDC to sail from Miami, Galveston and Port Canaveral as they begin the road to…

CDC Gives Royal Caribbean the Okay For Test Cruises in June
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CDC Gives Royal Caribbean the Okay For Test Cruises in June

Evan Gove - May 26, 2021

After more than a year of waiting, it finally looks like the cruise industry is about to be back to normal. Royal Caribbean International became the first…

Royal Caribbean Changes Plans for Bermuda Cruises
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Royal Caribbean Changes Plans for Bermuda Cruises

Evan Gove - May 20, 2021

Porthole Cruise and Travel readers are no strangers to cruise cancellations these days. For the past year, you've read countless articles about cancelled, delayed and rescheduled cruises…

Royal Caribbean Cancels <i>Odyssey of the Seas</i> Cruises from Israel
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Royal Caribbean Cancels Odyssey of the Seas Cruises from Israel

Evan Gove - May 17, 2021

Unrest in Israel has forced Royal Caribbean International to cancel summer cruises in the region on board their ship Odyssey of the Seas. The brand new cruise ship…

CDC Relaxes Some Rules for Vaccinated Cruise Passengers
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CDC Relaxes Some Rules for Vaccinated Cruise Passengers

Evan Gove - May 13, 2021

There's great news this morning for cruisers who are fully vaccinated! In last weeks Technical Instructions for Simulated Voyages by Cruise Ship Operators under CDC’s Framework for…

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…

Choose Your Cruise – April 30, 2021
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Cruise Deal of the Week
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Choose Your Cruise – April 30, 2021

Evan Gove - April 30, 2021

Wow what a week for cruising! We got the opportunity to check out not one, but TWO brand new ships coming in the near future and the…

Choose Your Cruise – April 23, 2021
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Cruise Deal of the Week
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Choose Your Cruise – April 23, 2021

Evan Gove - April 23, 2021

There was plenty of news this week about cruise lines adding new itineraries to their summer restarts and we couldn't be more excited! Cruising is on the…

Choose Your Cruise – April 9, 2021
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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.…

Bermuda Is Open for Travel – Here’s What You Need to Know
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Bermuda Is Open for Travel – Here’s What You Need to Know

Evan Gove - April 6, 2021

For the first time ever, a major cruise line is going to homeport in Bermuda and it's going to be a major factor in the island's post-COVID…

Royal Caribbean Extends Singapore Season to October
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Royal Caribbean Extends Singapore Season to October

Evan Gove - April 1, 2021

Since Royal Caribbean International began cruising from Singapore in December of 2020, more than 50,000 cruisers have sailed safely on board. As a result, Royal Caribbean International…

Royal Caribbean Takes Delivery of <i>Odyssey of the Seas</i>
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Royal Caribbean Takes Delivery of Odyssey of the Seas

Evan Gove - March 31, 2021

The latest ship from Royal Caribbean International is finally here! Odyssey of the Seas was delivered to the cruise line by Meyer Werft Yard in Papenburg, Germany in a ceremony attended…

Choose Your Cruise – March 26, 2021
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Cruise Deal of the Week
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Choose Your Cruise – March 26, 2021

Evan Gove - March 26, 2021

This was a wild week in the cruise industry. CLIA and the CDC went back and forth about the Conditional Sail Order and several more cruise lines…

Saint Lucia Prepares for Summer Cruise Tourism
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Saint Lucia Prepares for Summer Cruise Tourism

Evan Gove - March 23, 2021

For the first time in a year, the island of St. Lucia is preparing to welcome back international cruise tourism. Royal Caribbean Cruise Line has jumpstarted the return…

Royal Caribbean Group’s “Pay it Forward” Program Now Open
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Royal Caribbean Group’s “Pay it Forward” Program Now Open

Evan Gove - February 17, 2021

The past year (year!) has been difficult for everyone involved in the cruise and travel space. Empty planes, empty cruise ships and for travel agents, empty bookings…

Royal Caribbean Extends Singapore Season for <i>Quantum of the Seas</I>
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Royal Caribbean Extends Singapore Season for Quantum of the Seas

Evan Gove - February 10, 2021

Ladies and gentlemen, we have good news! Royal Caribbean International today announced they will be extending Singapore season for their ship Quantum of the Seas following a successful restart…

‘Pent-up Demand’ for Cruising Says CEO Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd
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‘Pent-up Demand’ for Cruising Says CEO Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd

Evan Gove - January 12, 2021

After more than 30 years at the helm of Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd, it's safe to say chairman and chief executive officer Richard D. Fain is one of…

The <strike>Cruise</strike> Show Must Go On!
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The Cruise Show Must Go On!

Judi Cuervo - December 15, 2020

Heavy metal fans aren’t going to let a worldwide pandemic stand in the way of their fun.  With cruising at a virtual standstill, Monsters of Rock, which…

Cruising Returns to Singapore Today 
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Cruising Returns to Singapore Today 

Evan Gove - December 1, 2020

‘Twas the night before cruising and all through the ship, the team at Royal Caribbean was stirring to make it a great trip! The masks were all…

Here’s How to Sign Up for a Test Cruise
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Here’s How to Sign Up for a Test Cruise

Evan Gove - November 12, 2020

When the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention lifted the no-sail order last month, you could probably hear the collective cheer from the cruise industry from outer…

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…

Top 5 Best Cruise Lines for Families
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Top 5 Best Cruise Lines for Families

Evan Gove - November 4, 2020

The best family vacations are the ones that bring everyone together to share new experiences and of course, have a ton of fun! Cruise lines may have…

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…

The Royal Promise
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The Royal Promise

Evan Gove - October 19, 2020

After receiving approval from the Singapore Government to restart cruising operations, Royal Caribbean International unveiled a new comprehensive prevention protocols designed to keep guests safe. They're calling…

Royal Caribbean <i>Symphony of the Seas</i> Ship Review
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Royal Caribbean Symphony of the Seas Ship Review

Porthole Cruise Magazine - October 8, 2020

Symphony of the Seas For those booking a cruise on the brand new Symphony of the Seas, operated by Royal Caribbean, you’re about to sail on the…

This Cruise to Nowhere Leaves November 6th
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This Cruise to Nowhere Leaves November 6th

Evan Gove - October 8, 2020

One of Asia's most popular cruise lines is preparing to sail again on November 6th, but it will look a little different than the cruises we're used…

Royal Caribbean Margaritas: Sabor the Taste
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Royal Caribbean Margaritas: Sabor the Taste

Evan Gove - September 30, 2020

Summer may be coming to an end, but that’s all the more reason to dust off your bartending skills and make your favorite tropical cocktail at home!…

Healthy Sail Panel Releases 74-Point Plan
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Healthy Sail Panel Releases 74-Point Plan

Evan Gove - September 21, 2020

Happy Monday, everyone! It's a particularly special Monday for those who love reading 65-page documents outlining on board health and safety protocol upgrades. That's right! Norwegian Cruise…

Matt Mitcham Signs on as RingMaster for Live Online Circus
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Matt Mitcham Signs on as RingMaster for Live Online Circus

Evan Gove - September 16, 2020

When former Carnival cruise director Matt Mitcham stepped down from his position at the end of August, it took many by surprise. We asked readers what they…

Royal, Carnival Cancel Cruises Through October
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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…

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…

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…

Royal Caribbean Extends Pause Until Oct 1
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Royal Caribbean Extends Pause Until Oct 1

Evan Gove - July 17, 2020

Cruisers woke up to some not-so-great news this morning. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention updated their no-sail order, pushing the date back to October 2020.…

Royal, Norwegian Enter Historic Collaboration
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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…

Cruising: The Ultimate Thrill Ride
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Cruising: The Ultimate Thrill Ride

Jason Leppert - June 2, 2020

The amusement industry, much like the travel industry, is evolving by leaps and bounds. Cinephiles, for instance, can now enter and interact with the world of Star…

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…

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…

Royal Caribbean Ships Will Return May 12
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Royal Caribbean Ships Will Return May 12

Evan Gove - March 25, 2020

Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd., one of the world’s foremost cruise operators, released a statement last night extending the suspension of their fleet until May 12, 2020. While…

BREAKING: Introducing Royal Beach Club at Antigua
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BREAKING: Introducing Royal Beach Club at Antigua

Evan Gove - February 13, 2020

Every major cruise line has them these days. No, not deck chair hogs, private island-style resorts where only guests on board the ship are privy to the…

Gone to Sea: Broadway at Sea
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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…

Cruise Ship Review: <i>Spectrum of the Seas</i> Introduces the Royal Range
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Cruise Ship Review: Spectrum of the Seas Introduces the Royal Range

Porthole Cruise Magazine - November 18, 2019

Typically, sister ships within a class are built in close succession, making it difficult to impose significant changes throughout the class. This is the reality Royal Caribbean…

Perfect Day at Lelepa, Vanuatu Coming in 2022
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Perfect Day at Lelepa, Vanuatu Coming in 2022

Evan Gove - October 15, 2019

When Royal Caribbean revamped their private island, Perfect Day at CocoCay, earlier this year, it followed a trend seen across the cruise industry. More and more cruise…

Music Theme Cruises Rock the Boats!
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Music Theme Cruises Rock the Boats!

Porthole Cruise Magazine - July 10, 2019

It’s late night on the dimly lit dance floor, and music feeds the festive atmosphere. Two ladies wearing black dresses and Mardi Gras masks adorned with peacock…

The Belly Flop Competition: Keys to Victory!
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The Belly Flop Competition: Keys to Victory!

Porthole Cruise Magazine - May 1, 2019

Royal Caribbean is one of the world’s most popular cruise lines and there’s something special for everyone to enjoy while on board.  Passengers can go ice skating,…

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…

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…

Cruise Deal of the Week – September 21, 2018
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Cruise Deal of the Week – September 21, 2018

Evan Gove - September 21, 2018

When Royal Caribbean has extra cabins to fill, they offer some of the best deals on cruises all over the world. Their latest deal, the Thrill-A-Thon Sale,…

What’s New at The Bamboo Room? The Royal Zombie Signature Cocktail
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What’s New at The Bamboo Room? The Royal Zombie Signature Cocktail

Evan Gove - August 29, 2018

When Royal Caribbean International put $120 million in upgrades into Mariner of the Seas, one of the highly anticipated new features was a laid-back Polynesian style bar…

Cruise Deal of the Week – August 10, 2018
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Cruise Deal of the Week
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Cruise Deal of the Week – August 10, 2018

Evan Gove - August 10, 2018

Are you singing the back to school blues? Royal Caribbean International has a new Back to Cruise Sale that will save you big bucks on a cruise…

SoundSeeker Turns your Vacation Photos into Videos
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SoundSeeker Turns your Vacation Photos into Videos

Evan Gove - August 8, 2018

Is there anything better than a great vacation? Royal Caribbean is one cruise line that knows how to keep guests happy while on board, but they also…

<i>Harmony of the Seas</i> Makes Hollywood Debut
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Harmony of the Seas Makes Hollywood Debut

Porthole Cruise Magazine - August 3, 2018

Cruise ships are supposed to make average Joe’s feel like celebrities, but for the cruise ship Harmony of the Seas, Hollywood called for real! The cruise ship,…

A Week On Board Harmony of the Seas
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A Week On Board Harmony of the Seas

Porthole Cruise Magazine - July 26, 2018

Everyone wants to live in perfect harmony right? For one whole week that was pretty much what we did. To date we have remained "loyal to Royal" for…

Millennial Vacations Shifting Towards Cruising
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Millennial Vacations Shifting Towards Cruising

Evan Gove - June 30, 2018

When millennials put down their avocados long enough to plan a vacation, a growing number of them are skipping the music festivals and backpacking tours for something…

Cruise Deal of the Week – May 4, 2018
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Cruise Deal of the Week – May 4, 2018

Porthole Cruise Magazine - May 4, 2018

Travelers can save big this week thanks to Royal Caribbean International’s latest cruise deal; the WOW Sale. Book a trip with Royal Caribbean today and get 50%…

Bionic Bartenders Are Mixing Up a Good Time for Royal Caribbean (VIDEO)
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Bionic Bartenders Are Mixing Up a Good Time for Royal Caribbean (VIDEO)

Porthole Cruise Magazine - May 1, 2018

With speed, accuracy, and precision, the bartenders at Bionic Bar mix up unique cocktails for thirsty guests. How they got so good at their job aboard Royal…

Spectrum of the Seas Is Coming Together One Block At A Time (VIDEO)
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Spectrum of the Seas Is Coming Together One Block At A Time (VIDEO)

Christina Hunting - March 20, 2018

Royal Caribbean's Spectrum of the Seas hits a milestone today in its unique construction process. Spectrum’s Floating Engine Room Unit mega-block set sail on its 3-day, 296…

Royal Caribbean Plans Major CocoCay Upgrade Plus Ship Enhancements for Weekend Cruises
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Royal Caribbean Plans Major CocoCay Upgrade Plus Ship Enhancements for Weekend Cruises

Porthole Cruise Magazine - March 15, 2018

Royal Caribbean International has announced a multi-BILLION-dollar investment in its destinations, ships, and experiences. From amazing new features at its private island of CocoCay to a major investment…

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

Porthole Cruise - February 22, 2018

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

Royal Caribbean Amps Up <i>Mariner of the Seas</i> with High-Tech Features
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Royal Caribbean Amps Up Mariner of the Seas with High-Tech Features

Porthole Cruise Magazine - February 13, 2018

Cruise News – Feb. 13, 2018 Royal Caribbean International’s Mariner of the Seas is undergoing an extensive $90 million makeover before kicking off quick Bahamas getaways from PortMiami…

Royal Caribbean Bartender Wins Bacardi Cruise Competition
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Royal Caribbean Bartender Wins Bacardi Cruise Competition

Porthole Cruise Magazine - February 7, 2018

Cruise News – Feb. 7, 2018 The North American Finals of the 2018 USBG Legacy Cocktail Competition, sponsored by Bacardi, was held in Miami last night to…

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…

Royal Caribbean Helps You Discover Your Adventure Personality
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Royal Caribbean Helps You Discover Your Adventure Personality

Porthole Cruise - January 18, 2018

Cruise News – Jan. 17, 2018 Royal Caribbean International is teaming up with CPP–The Myers-Briggs Company, an international authority on personality research, to create a way for travelers…

Sustainability & the IMPACT of Cruise Tourism with Experiential Travel in Victoria, B.C., Canada
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Sustainability & the IMPACT of Cruise Tourism with Experiential Travel in Victoria, B.C., Canada

Christina Hunting - January 16, 2018

Experiential Travel' community involvement is no "yolk". Our support for Woodwynn Farms in Victoria has reached new heights and since we are all about travel, we just…

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

Porthole Cruise 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…

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

Porthole Cruise Magazine - November 24, 2017

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

Royal Caribbean’s Wave of Innovations
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Royal Caribbean’s Wave of Innovations

Porthole Cruise Magazine - November 13, 2017

Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. to Roll Out a Wave of Digital Innovations Cruise News - Nov. 13, 2017 During a “Sea Beyond” event last week in Brooklyn,…

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

Porthole Cruise 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…

Royal Caribbean Reveals Features for Symphony of the Seas
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Royal Caribbean Reveals Features for Symphony of the Seas

Porthole Cruise Magazine - October 11, 2017

Royal Caribbean Reveals Features for Symphony of the Seas Cruise News - Oct. 11, 2017 Royal Caribbean International has announced onboard features for its upcoming Symphony of…

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

Porthole Cruise Magazine - September 22, 2017

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

News Briefs
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News Briefs

Porthole Cruise Magazine - September 15, 2017

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

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

Porthole Cruise 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…

Cruising Characters
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Cruising Characters

Porthole Cruise Magazine - August 21, 2017

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

Porthole Cruise News Briefs – Aug. 18, 2017
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Porthole Cruise News Briefs – Aug. 18, 2017

Porthole Cruise Magazine - August 18, 2017

Porthole Cruise News Briefs – Aug. 18, 2017 Carnival Cruise Line is adding five more 5- to 8-day cruises to Havana in 2018. All the Carnival Paradise…

Dish It Up: Michael Schwartz, Royal Caribbean
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Dish It Up: Michael Schwartz, Royal Caribbean

Porthole Cruise Magazine - August 17, 2017

Michael Schwartz Dishes It Up for Royal Caribbean By Janice Wald Henderson On Royal Caribbean International’s Oasis-class ships, foodies flock to 150 Central Park, the much-admired restaurant…

Royal Caribbean Begins Construction, Names New Ship Spectrum of the Seas
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Royal Caribbean Begins Construction, Names New Ship Spectrum of the Seas

Porthole Cruise Magazine - August 16, 2017

Royal Caribbean Begins Construction, Names New Ship Spectrum of the Seas Cruise News - Aug. 16, 2017 Royal Caribbean International marked the official start of construction at…

Porthole Cruise News Briefs – Jul. 14, 2017
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Royal Caribbean’s Empress of the Seas Heads to Miami | Cruise News – Dec. 21, 2015

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Grease to Headline on Two Royal Caribbean Ships | Cruise News – Dec. 1, 2015
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Empress of the Seas to Return to Royal Caribbean | Cruise News – Oct. 27, 2015
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Royal Caribbean Invites Adventures to “Come Seek” New Experiences | Cruise News – Oct. 15, 2015

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Allure Of The Seas Debuts in Europe | Cruise News – May 22, 2015
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Allure Of The Seas Debuts in Europe | Cruise News – May 22, 2015

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Porthole Cruise Magazine - May 15, 2015

Options abound for today’s LGBT Cruises By Randall Shirley “Where’s the craziest place the two of you have ever made whoopee?” It’s a question you may have…

Porthole Cruise News Briefs – May 15, 2015
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Porthole Cruise News Briefs – May 15, 2015

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

Porthole Cruise News Briefs – May 8, 2015
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Fran Golden - May 8, 2015

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

Royal Caribbean Launches Anthem with Song | Cruise News – Apr. 24, 2015
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Royal Caribbean Launches Anthem with Song | Cruise News – Apr. 24, 2015

Fran Golden - April 24, 2015

Royal Caribbean Launches Anthem with Song Cruise News - Apr. 24, 2015 In a lively event featuring Welsh boys choir Only Boys Aloud, rock guitars, a DJ,…

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

Fran Golden - April 24, 2015

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

Porthole Cruise News Briefs | Apr. 17, 2015
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Porthole Cruise News Briefs | Apr. 17, 2015

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Porthole Cruise News Briefs Apr. 17, 2015 Carnival Cruise Line announced The Band Perry, Boston, Lionel Richie, Rascal Flatts, and Heart will be among the next acts…

Porthole Cruise News Briefs  – Apr. 10, 2015
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Porthole Cruise News Briefs – Apr. 10, 2015

Fran Golden - April 10, 2015

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

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…

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

Fran Golden - March 27, 2015

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

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

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…

Five Faves: Gracious Godmothers
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Five Faves: Gracious Godmothers

Porthole Cruise Magazine - March 25, 2015

Gracious Godmothers Not all ship christeners are royals and big-screen celebs. In the cruise industry, the role of godmother comes with a few responsibilities beyond overseeing the…

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…

Porthole Cruise News Briefs – Mar. 13, 2015
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Fran Golden - March 12, 2015

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

Splendour of the Seas to Leave Royal Caribbean Fleet in 2016  – Cruise News – Mar. 6, 2015
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Splendour of the Seas to Leave Royal Caribbean Fleet in 2016 – Cruise News – Mar. 6, 2015

Fran Golden - March 6, 2015

Splendour of the Seas to Leave Royal Caribbean Fleet in 2016 Cruise News - Mar. 6, 2015 North American fans of Splendour of the Seas might want…

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.…

Meet the New World’s Largest Cruise Ship – Cruise News – Feb. 27, 2015
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Meet the New World’s Largest Cruise Ship – Cruise News – Feb. 27, 2015

Fran Golden - February 27, 2015

Meet the New World’s Largest Cruise Ship Cruise News – Feb. 27, 2015 The largest cruise ship in the world will debut in April 2016 as Harmony…

Royal Caribbean announces entertainment lineup for Anthem of the Seas – Cruise News — Feb. 20, 2015
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Royal Caribbean announces entertainment lineup for Anthem of the Seas – Cruise News — Feb. 20, 2015

Fran Golden - February 20, 2015

Royal Caribbean announces entertainment lineup for Anthem of the Seas Cruise News — Feb. 20, 2015 Passengers on Royal Caribbean International’s second Quantum-class ship, Anthem of the…

Royal Caribbean’s fourth Oasis-class ship under way – Cruise News – Feb. 6, 2015
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Royal Caribbean’s fourth Oasis-class ship under way – Cruise News – Feb. 6, 2015

Fran Golden - February 6, 2015

Royal Caribbean's fourth Oasis-class ship under way Cruise News – Feb. 6, 2015 A steel cutting marked the official start of building for the fourth of Royal…

Top cruise cocktail competition heats up – Cruise News – Feb. 6, 2015
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Top cruise cocktail competition heats up – Cruise News – Feb. 6, 2015

Fran Golden - February 6, 2015

Top cruise cocktail competition heats up Cruise News – Feb. 6, 2015 With more than 2,500 entries received, it’s a great achievement in itself to be selected…

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

Porthole Cruise Magazine - January 28, 2015

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

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…

Porthole Cruise News Briefs – Jan. 2, 2015
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Fran Golden - January 2, 2015

Porthole Cruise News Briefs Cruise News - Jan. 2, 2015   Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. announced plans to use new pollution-reducing scrubbers to "meet or exceed" upcoming…

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

Porthole Cruise Magazine - December 31, 2014

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

Just Add Land: Train Journeys
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Just Add Land: Train Journeys

Porthole Cruise Magazine - December 24, 2014

Ride the Rails If a weeklong cruise just isn’t enough, combine it with a train adventure for a trip of a lifetime. By Sherry Laskin It’s not…

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

Fran Golden - December 12, 2014

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

Five Faves: Onboard Thrills
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Five Faves: Onboard Thrills

Porthole Cruise 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…

Five Faves: Cruise Ship Superlatives
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Five Faves: Cruise Ship Superlatives

Porthole Cruise Magazine - December 3, 2014

Five Faves Cruise Ship Superlatives We’ve lined up five of cruising’s top … most … best … to the extreme!!! Cruising is an experience that always asks…

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

Porthole Cruise Magazine - November 25, 2014

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

Porthole Cruise News Briefs of the Week – Cruise News – 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…

Five Faves: Selfies at Sea… aboard Quantum of the Seas
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Five Faves: Selfies at Sea… aboard Quantum of the Seas

Porthole Cruise Magazine - November 19, 2014

Porthole’s Five Faves   Selfies at Sea Quantum of the Seas is the perfect backdrop to show off your favorite cruise-ship moments. Perhaps you’ve heard. Royal Caribbean…

Quantum arrives in Bayonne – Cruise News – Nov. 14, 2014
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Quantum arrives in Bayonne – Cruise News – Nov. 14, 2014

Fran Golden - November 14, 2014

Quantum arrives in Bayonne Cruise News - Nov. 7, 2014 Porthole will be on board this weekend for the two-night naming cruise of Royal Caribbean's much-anticipated Quantum…

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

Fran Golden - October 31, 2014

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

Oasis of the Seas Gets Dynamic Dining – Cruise News, Oct. 17, 2014
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Oasis of the Seas Gets Dynamic Dining – Cruise News, Oct. 17, 2014

Fran Golden - October 17, 2014

Cruise News - Oct. 17, 2014 Oasis of the Seas Gets Dynamic Dining The world's largest cruise ship, Oasis of the Seas, has emerged from a two-week…

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

Fran Golden - October 10, 2014

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

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

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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 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…

What’s showing aboard Costa Diadema?… and more – Cruise News – Sept. 26, 2014.
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What’s showing aboard Costa Diadema?… and more – Cruise News – Sept. 26, 2014.

Fran Golden - September 26, 2014

  What’s showing aboard Costa Diadema? Cruise News - Sept. 26, 2014 Costa Cruises teased out details of entertainment options aboard Costa Diadema, the line's new 3,734-passenger…

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

Fran Golden - September 19, 2014

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

Cruise News — August 29, 2014 – Quantum of the Seas to be smartest ship ever
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Cruise News — August 29, 2014 – Quantum of the Seas to be smartest ship ever

Fran Golden - August 29, 2014

Cruise News — August 29, 2014 Quantum of the Seas to be smartest ship ever We don't know yet whether she will be beautiful, but the soon-to-debut…

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

Fran Golden - August 15, 2014

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

A Week Aboard Royal Caribbean’s Navigator of the Seas
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A Week Aboard Royal Caribbean’s Navigator of the Seas

Porthole Cruise Magazine - August 14, 2014

Ashley Castle's week on Royal Caribbean's Navigator of the Seas I ventured on board Royal Caribbean's recently refurbished Navigator of the Seas, now sailing from Galveston, Texas,…

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

Porthole Cruise Magazine - July 16, 2014

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

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…

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Island Time: South Pacific Cruising

Porthole Cruise Magazine - June 27, 2014

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

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Go Green

Porthole Cruise Magazine - June 27, 2014

Go Green How some cruise ships are literally bringing the land to the sea By Gina Tarnacki  When Celebrity Cruises’ Solstice-class debuted in 2008 with Celebrity Solstice,…

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Cruise News – June 13, 2014

Fran Golden - June 13, 2014

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

Porthole Cruise Magazine - June 11, 2014

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

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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 16, 2014

Fran Golden - May 16, 2014

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

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Weekly Cruise News – May 9, 2014

Fran Golden - May 9, 2014

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

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Five Faves: Belly Up!

Porthole Cruise 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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Quantum of the Seas Moving to China

Fran Golden - April 18, 2014

In a move that came as a shock to many, Royal Caribbean announced this week that after an initial season in the New York market the line…

Royal Caribbean goes with “Dynamic Dining” for Quantum-class ships
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Royal Caribbean goes with “Dynamic Dining” for Quantum-class ships

Fran Golden - March 28, 2014

In a bold move, Royal Caribbean International is shaking up the dining scene on its Quantum-class ships, eliminating main dining rooms and shipwide formal nights in favor of…

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…

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

Fran Golden - February 10, 2014

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

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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.…

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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…

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

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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Dinner and a Show: Cruising to Chicago (with prosciutto antipasto!)

Porthole Cruise Magazine - October 15, 2013

  Cruising to Chicago (with prosciutto antipasto!) Royal Caribbean’s “Ship of Entertainment” boasts a world of restaurants and a city’s worth of shows By Christine Koubek My…

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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…