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<i>Enchanted Princess</i> Completes Sea Trials
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Enchanted Princess Completes Sea Trials

Porthole Cruise Magazine - July 10, 2020

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<i>Enchanted Princess</i> Completes Sea Trials
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Enchanted Princess Completes Sea Trials

Porthole Cruise Magazine - July 10, 2020

We're another step closer to sailing on board the newest ship from Princess Cruises! Enchanted Princess successfully completed her sea trials off the coast of Italy. The ship…

Florida’s Favorite Micro-cation: Bahamas Paradise Cruise Line
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Florida’s Favorite Micro-cation: Bahamas Paradise Cruise Line

Porthole Cruise Magazine - July 10, 2020

Freedom to explore isn’t something we’re taking for granted anymore. After a long few months, travel is finally possible again and cruisers couldn’t be happier. Cruise operators…

Happy Anniversary, HAL!
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Happy Anniversary, HAL!

Porthole Cruise Magazine - April 21, 2020

Social distancing is making celebrating a little different these days, but we wanted to give a big Happy Birthday shout out to Holland America Line, who turned…

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

Porthole Cruise Magazine - 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…

45 Years at Sea! An Interview with Cruise Director Gary Hunter
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45 Years at Sea! An Interview with Cruise Director Gary Hunter

Porthole Cruise Magazine - March 31, 2020

For the past month, we’ve been sharing some of our favorite cruise memories from our readers and from the Porthole team. When Porthole Cruise Magazine Editor-in-Chief Bill…

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

Porthole Cruise Magazine - 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…

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

Porthole Cruise Magazine - 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…

Shop ‘Til You Drop in St. Thomas
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Shop ‘Til You Drop in St. Thomas

Porthole Cruise Magazine - February 3, 2020

If you enjoy shopping…and getting a deal while doing it…you are going to love to shop ‘til you drop in St. Thomas. This duty-free port in the…

‘Valiant Lady’ Announced by Virgin Voyages
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‘Valiant Lady’ Announced by Virgin Voyages

Porthole Cruise Magazine - November 19, 2019

Soon Scarlet Lady will have a twin sister cruising the Mediterreanean. Virgin Voyages announced in a press release this morning that their second ship will be named…

What is a ‘Soft Adventure’ Cruise?
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What is a ‘Soft Adventure’ Cruise?

Porthole Cruise Magazine - October 31, 2019

Adventuring cruising is a popular vacation genre these days, but many think that an expedition cruise means giving up the comforts and amenities found on modern cruise…

Thirsty? Virgin Sailors Can Shake for Champagne (VIDEO)
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Thirsty? Virgin Sailors Can Shake for Champagne (VIDEO)

Porthole Cruise Magazine - October 9, 2019

Did you know that there are around 49 million bubbles in a single bottle of champagne? Virgin Voyages wants their sailors to experience each and every one…

Do You Call It a Ship or a Boat?
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Do You Call It a Ship or a Boat?

Porthole Cruise Magazine - September 18, 2019

It was supposed to be a regular week in the “Cruising With Carnival” Facebook group with over 31,000 members, but Dana, a regular in the forum, didn’t…

Kelly Clarkson Named Godmother to Norwegian Encore
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Kelly Clarkson Named Godmother to Norwegian Encore

Porthole Cruise Magazine - 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…

River Cruising in Kerala: India’s Southern Charm
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River Cruising in Kerala: India’s Southern Charm

Porthole Cruise Magazine - March 18, 2019

India.  It wasn’t a place that I had my heart set on visiting and like many Americans, I knew very little about the country.  I was acutely…

Tips for Easing Your First-Time Cruise Anxiety
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Tips for Easing Your First-Time Cruise Anxiety

Porthole Cruise Magazine - February 26, 2019

Are you about to schedule your first cruise vacation but can’t seem to ease your cruise anxiety? You are not alone. AllianzGlobal conducted a survey and found 53…

5 Overlooked Cruise Destinations
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5 Overlooked Cruise Destinations

Porthole Cruise Magazine - February 21, 2019

Cruises to places like the Bahamas and the Caribbean are a dime a dozen. To get the most for your money, consider a cruise destination that isn't…

Why You Should Try a Windjammer Cruise
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Why You Should Try a Windjammer Cruise

Porthole Cruise Magazine - February 11, 2019

Do you like to cruise but not with the masses? Do you enjoy good food and great conversation? Are you looking to travel differently this year? If…

Cruise Deal of the Week – February 8, 2019
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Cruise Deal of the Week
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Cruise Deal of the Week – February 8, 2019

Porthole Cruise Magazine - February 8, 2019

There's plenty of good cruise deals floating around the web, but not many of them actually make you say wow! Royal Caribbean is running a flash sale…

Viking Announces 2020-2021 World Cruise
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Viking Announces 2020-2021 World Cruise

Porthole Cruise Magazine - January 9, 2019

Are you ready to relive the most fascinating wager in fiction? When Jules Verne wrote Around the World in 80 Days, the fiction trip he imagined was…

A Grand Entrance for Celebrity Edge
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A Grand Entrance for Celebrity Edge

Porthole Cruise Magazine - November 20, 2018

For the first time, Port Everglades Terminal 25 has a tenant: Celebrity Edge. The newest ship in Celebrity Cruises fleet sailed into Fort Lauderdale, FL, yesterday, her…

Windstar Announces $250 Million in Fleet Improvements
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Windstar Announces $250 Million in Fleet Improvements

Porthole Cruise Magazine - November 16, 2018

Have you ever wanted to be a little longer? If you're a Windstar Cruise ship, you're in luck! The luxury cruise giant announced a new $250 million…

Adventure Unbridled: A Galapagos Expedition
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Adventure Unbridled: A Galapagos Expedition

Porthole Cruise Magazine - November 12, 2018

As she glides through the brilliant turquoise waters of Gardner Bay, there’s already a crowd forming along the top deck of Celebrity Xpedition. They’ve gathered for the…

Ahoy! Let’s Hunt Some Treasure
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Ahoy! Let’s Hunt Some Treasure

Porthole Cruise Magazine - November 7, 2018

From shore, Polly-L looks more like an oil rig than a ship. Her black stanchions rise high above the water, dwarfing even the flag pole which sits…

Cruising with Teens; Here’s the Scoop
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Cruising with Teens; Here’s the Scoop

Porthole Cruise Magazine - November 7, 2018

Little kids may appear to have the advantage on cruising with dedicated children's programs, but tween and teens also have spectacular programs that are geared for their…

4 New Ultra-Luxury Ships Ordered by MSC Cruises
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4 New Ultra-Luxury Ships Ordered by MSC Cruises

Porthole Cruise Magazine - October 19, 2018

The ultra-luxury cruise market has a new player thanks to a renewed partnership between MSC Cruises and famed Italian shipbuilder Fincantieri. The duo announced the signing of…

Apple Co-Founder Headlines Seabourn Conversations Program
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Apple Co-Founder Headlines Seabourn Conversations Program

Porthole Cruise Magazine - October 16, 2018

Luxury cruising is more than just the ports you visit and the meals you enjoy, it’s a coupling of a all the little things a cruise line…

Cruise Deal of the Week – September 28, 2018
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Cruise Deal of the Week
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Cruise Deal of the Week – September 28, 2018

Porthole Cruise Magazine - September 28, 2018

Hurtigruten, a top name in adventure cruising to faraway locations, has announced their latest offer of free flights on select expeditions to Antarctica has been extended but…

This Cruise Ship Needs a Name
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This Cruise Ship Needs a Name

Porthole Cruise Magazine - September 10, 2018

Although it won’t be until 2020 until she actually floats out, Dream Cruises latest ship is the talk of the town thanks to a new contest to…

All-Electric Vessel Named Ship of the Year
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All-Electric Vessel Named Ship of the Year

Porthole Cruise Magazine - September 4, 2018

While some cruise lines are taking steps to curb the use of single-use plastic straws and upgrading their fleet to state of the art liquid natural gas…

This Cruise Line is Making Detroit Great Again
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This Cruise Line is Making Detroit Great Again

Porthole Cruise Magazine - August 27, 2018

Cruise passengers aboard Great Lakes Cruise Company Victory II have a whole new port to explore thanks to a new itinerary which adds Detroit, Michigan to the…

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

Porthole Cruise Magazine - August 24, 2018

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

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

Porthole Cruise Magazine - August 22, 2018

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

Cruise Giant Plans New Terminal at Port Canaveral
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Cruise Giant Plans New Terminal at Port Canaveral

Porthole Cruise Magazine - August 22, 2018

As the world’s largest cruise line, Carnival is always looking for a way to make a splash in the industry. As one of the world’s busiest cruise…

German Chancellor Speaks at Crystal Endeavor Keel-Laying Ceremony
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German Chancellor Speaks at Crystal Endeavor Keel-Laying Ceremony

Porthole Cruise Magazine - August 21, 2018

At MV Werften, maritime tradition is taken very seriously. Those at the shipyard celebrating the keel-laying ceremony for Crystal Endeavor were lucky enough to hear German Chancellor…

11 Reasons To Sail On Holland America’s <i>Veendam</i>
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11 Reasons To Sail On Holland America’s Veendam

Porthole Cruise Magazine - August 21, 2018

A classic mid-size ship – 57,092-tons with capacity for 1,350 guests – Holland America’s Veendam reminds me of playwright Channing Pollock’s definition of happiness: “a way station…

<i>Celebrity Edge</i> Adds Technology to the Stage
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Celebrity Edge Adds Technology to the Stage

Porthole Cruise Magazine - August 15, 2018

What’s the number one thing cruisers want to see on board future ships? While the answer does vary, improved technology is certainly a common response. Ships built…

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

Porthole Cruise Magazine - 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…

Aquatic Sensory Immersion Wows Guests
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Aquatic Sensory Immersion Wows Guests

Porthole Cruise Magazine - July 30, 2018

It’s not enough to just have a state of the art polar-class expedition ship anymore. Cruise lines are doing everything possible to make their expedition experience a…

For Princess Cruises, Bigger is Better
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For Princess Cruises, Bigger is Better

Porthole Cruise Magazine - July 23, 2018

Technology is infiltrating the cruise industry in more ways than just Wi-Fi and all-purpose keycards. The ships themselves are becoming more advanced in terms of the technology…

Nautical Nuptials
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Nautical Nuptials

Porthole Cruise Magazine - May 28, 2018

Cruise-loving couples looking for a blissfully simple big day should look no further than their favorite vessel or port city for a cruise ship wedding. There’s something…

Set Sail with the Latest Cruise Fashions from Chanel
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Set Sail with the Latest Cruise Fashions from Chanel

Porthole Cruise Magazine - May 4, 2018

Fashion giant Chanel unveiled their Cruise fashions 2018/2019 in the most literal way possible; with an actual cruise ship.  [caption id="attachment_40332" align="alignleft" width="190"] Chanel Creative Director Karl Lagerfeld[/caption]…