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Singapore Opens For Vaccinated Americans, Canadians
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Singapore Opens For Vaccinated Americans, Canadians

Evan Gove - October 11, 2021

Americans with plans on visiting Singapore are in luck! The island city-state in Southeast Asia announced that fully vaccinated travelers from U.S. and Canadian would now be…

Port St. Maarten Group Appoints Alexander Gumbs as CEO
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Port St. Maarten Group Appoints Alexander Gumbs as CEO

Evan Gove - August 31, 2021

One of the most popular ports in the Caribbean has a new CEO! Longtime cruise and travel industry professional Alexander Gumbs, who previously worked with the Harbor…

I Went to the Most Instagrammable Place on Earth – Expectations Vs. Reality?
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I Went to the Most Instagrammable Place on Earth – Expectations Vs. Reality?

Evan Gove - August 18, 2021

Despite being outside and with a blustery North wind dancing across my face, I put on my mask.  For the first time in my week-long trip through…

St. Kitts Makes for the Perfect Destination Wedding
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St. Kitts Makes for the Perfect Destination Wedding

Evan Gove - August 17, 2021

The opportunity to say “I Do” is a major milestone in life no matter where you are, but saying it while at a destination wedding on St.…

Galapagos of the East: Australia’s Kangaroo Island
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Galapagos of the East: Australia’s Kangaroo Island

Katie Jackson - July 13, 2021

It’s easy to visit Bali, the Island of the Gods, without encountering any gods. It’s impossible to visit Kangaroo Island without encountering a kangaroo or two, however.…

Cruising to St. Kitts: A Guide to Port Zante 
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Cruising to St. Kitts: A Guide to Port Zante 

Evan Gove - June 14, 2021

As cruise ships begin sailing the Caribbean once again, islands are getting ready to welcome back tourists to their shores. St. Kitts is one such island getting…

Carnival Cruise Line Preparing for New Orleans Cruises
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Carnival Cruise Line Preparing for New Orleans Cruises

Evan Gove - June 3, 2021

The Big Easy is one of the most popular destination cities in the United States and pre-pandemic, Port Nola saw more than 1 million passengers flow through…

Disney Cruise Line Approved for Test Sailings
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Disney Cruise Line Approved for Test Sailings

Evan Gove - June 2, 2021

Another day, another cruise line approved to begin operating test cruises by the CDC! Disney Cruise Line announced they are good to begin operating test cruises from…

Sint Maarten Ready to Welcome Back Cruisers
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Sint Maarten Ready to Welcome Back Cruisers

Evan Gove - June 2, 2021

Every island in the Caribbean has a story, but few are as unique as Sint Maarten.  The island is so unique, in fact, that it has two…

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

Evan Gove - May 26, 2021

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

Hiking Mexico’s Sierra de la Laguna
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Hiking Mexico’s Sierra de la Laguna

Steve Leland - April 19, 2021

Cabo San Lucas, Mexico. The stories of generously flowing champagne, chic hotels and hedonistic nightlife dominate travel headlines about this jetsetting playground in the sun. Perhaps it’s…

St. Thomas Prepares For Travel Boom as Cruising Returns
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St. Thomas Prepares For Travel Boom as Cruising Returns

Evan Gove - April 14, 2021

As more and more cruise lines lay out their plans for a return to operation, it means that popular island destinations across the Caribbean are gearing up…

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…

Choose Your Cruise – March 5, 2021
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Cruise Deal of the Week
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Choose Your Cruise – March 5, 2021

Evan Gove - March 5, 2021

With the announcement earlier this week that America would have enough COVID-19 vaccines for the entire country by May, cruisers flocked online to check out the cruise…

It’s Time To Go Now
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It’s Time To Go Now

Steve Leland - February 3, 2021

Would I be alone in sharing that over the past ten months of travel isolation, I’m tired of the ritualistic trip to the supermarket, the daily perusal…

10 Places You Can Visit Right Now
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10 Places You Can Visit Right Now

Evan Gove - January 26, 2021

IMPORTANT: As of January 26, 2021, the CDC requires all air travelers to have a negative COVID-19 test within 72 hours of boarding all airlines RETURNING TO THE…

Chukka Caribbean Adventures Gears Up for Tourism
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Chukka Caribbean Adventures Gears Up for Tourism

Evan Gove - December 29, 2020

Something is happening in the Caribbean. Across the islands, people are getting ready for tourists to once again flock to the pristine beaches, lush jungles and scenic…

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

Evan Gove - December 2, 2020

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

Florida Governor Wants to See Cruise Ships Sail Again
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Florida Governor Wants to See Cruise Ships Sail Again

Evan Gove - October 28, 2020

Another ally has emerged in the fight to get cruise ships sailing again, but how much impact he'll have is yet to be seen.as we enter the…

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

Evan Gove - October 5, 2020

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

No-Sail Order Officially Pushed to Halloween
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No-Sail Order Officially Pushed to Halloween

Evan Gove - October 1, 2020

CruiAs we reported yesterday, the rumor flying around the cruise world was that the Trump Administration, Vice President Mike Pence specifically, was planning on overruling the Centers…

CDC to Lift No-Sail Order? Seatrade Cruise Virtual May Provide Answers
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CDC to Lift No-Sail Order? Seatrade Cruise Virtual May Provide Answers

Evan Gove - September 25, 2020

When Seatrade Cruise Global 2020 in Miami Beach was cancelled, it disrupted the plans of thousands of attendees just weeks before the show. There's a great saying about…

Alaska’s Lost Cruise Season
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Alaska’s Lost Cruise Season

Evan Gove - August 25, 2020

It was gearing up to be the biggest season ever.  For years, cruise passengers have disembarked their ship in Juneau, Alaska only to hop on board one…

USVI Unscathed by Tropical Storm Laura
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USVI Unscathed by Tropical Storm Laura

Evan Gove - August 24, 2020

It seems like it's been forever since we had good news to report in the Caribbean, but thankfully today is the day! The U.S. Virgin Islands are…

St. Kitts and Nevis to Reopen in October, Including Cruises
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St. Kitts and Nevis to Reopen in October, Including Cruises

Evan Gove - August 20, 2020

Another Caribbean nation is gearing up for a return to normalcy and it's especially good news for cruisers! The Federation of St. Kitts and Nevis announced in…

The Best Tacky Tourism for Your Next Road Trip
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The Best Tacky Tourism for Your Next Road Trip

Evan Gove - August 19, 2020

Road trips are a national pastime of America - pairing a network of open highways with a cultural love affair of cars breeds plenty of notable stops…

Distress Without Cruise Ships, Says Jamaica’s Tourism Minister
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Distress Without Cruise Ships, Says Jamaica’s Tourism Minister

Evan Gove - August 17, 2020

Cruising has been through a lot in the past six months, but so too have the many nations who rely on tourism to keep their economies moving.…

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…

Hon. Moses Kirkconnell Sees Opportunity for Cayman Islands
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Hon. Moses Kirkconnell Sees Opportunity for Cayman Islands

Evan Gove - July 24, 2020

After a record-breaking number of visitors to the Cayman Islands in 2019, the islands seemed poised for a bright future. But after the COVID-19 outbreak, those working…

CDC to Cruise Lines: No Cruising Until October
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CDC to Cruise Lines: No Cruising Until October

Evan Gove - July 17, 2020

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention struck another blow to anxious cruisers who were hoping to be on board a ship for the end of summer.…

Cruising Will Return…But When is the Question
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Cruising Will Return…But When is the Question

Steve Leland - June 10, 2020

I’m not one to moan about inconveniences, but take away my life’s passion and I’m likely to go off the deep end. Take away the ability to…

Cruise Stoppage Costs Alaska $800 Million
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Cruise Stoppage Costs Alaska $800 Million

Evan Gove - May 1, 2020

The economic toll of COVID 19 on the cruise industry is devastating, but the people of Alaska may be the biggest losers in the whole ordeal. Mike…

St. Thomas Eyes June 1st Return for Tourists
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St. Thomas Eyes June 1st Return for Tourists

Evan Gove - April 30, 2020

In an address to the people of the U.S. Virgin Islands yesterday, Governor Albert Bryan Jr. outlined a five-tier plan to reopen the islands for tourism by…

Tourism Outlook: US Virgin Islands Check In
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Tourism Outlook: US Virgin Islands Check In

Evan Gove - April 6, 2020

Continuing our series of interviews around the Caribbean, today we interviewed Joseph Boschulte Commissioner of Tourism for the U.S. Virgin Islands about COVID 19 and what life…

St Kitts & Nevis Minister of Tourism Talks Cruise Comeback
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St Kitts & Nevis Minister of Tourism Talks Cruise Comeback

Evan Gove - April 3, 2020

We’ve been covering a lot of news from cruise lines and their employees lately, but one thing getting neglected is how the numerous island nations across the…

St. Kitts Just Set a New Record!
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St. Kitts Just Set a New Record!

Evan Gove - December 17, 2019

St. Kitts, a Caribbean island part of the island nation of St. Kitts and Nevis, set a record this week when four cruise ships docked in the…

Aruba Is Your Next Great Vacation
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Aruba Is Your Next Great Vacation

Evan Gove - April 12, 2019

Surely this place can’t be real. That’s along the lines of what most people think when they first lay eyes on the pristine beaches of Aruba. Water…

3 Ways to Spend the Day in Gangneung, Korea
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3 Ways to Spend the Day in Gangneung, Korea

Porthole Cruise and Travel Magazine - October 4, 2018

Gangneung, the site of several indoor 2018 Winter Olympics events, is an idyllic city on the Eastern coast of South Korea filled with picturesque beaches, vibrant parks,…

St. Kitts Reaches Marquee Port Status with Millionth Visitor
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St. Kitts Reaches Marquee Port Status with Millionth Visitor

Porthole Cruise and Travel Magazine - July 16, 2018

Along with phenomenal weather, the West Indies enjoy a rich history in the Caribbean and as a result, it’s a popular vacation destination for cruise ships and…

Beaches, History and Adventure: Experience a Puerto Rico Vacation
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Beaches, History and Adventure: Experience a Puerto Rico Vacation

Evan Gove - June 29, 2018

The city of San Juan, Puerto Rico is the largest and one of the most popular cruise ports in the Caribbean for good reason. Its variety and…

Hidden Gems of Fort Lauderdale: BREW Urban Cafe
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Hidden Gems of Fort Lauderdale: BREW Urban Cafe

Evan Gove - June 26, 2018

A great cup of coffee should be an experience, that’s the philosophy at this hidden gem in the heart of Fort Lauderdale’s FATVillage Arts District. Visitors to…

Gettin’ Wet And Wild at Playa Mia Grand Beach Park, Cozumel
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Gettin’ Wet And Wild at Playa Mia Grand Beach Park, Cozumel

Evan Gove - June 12, 2018

Soft white sand between your toes. Brilliant turquoise water lapping at the the shoreline. A cold drink in your hand. Your dream vacation has finally begun. Visitors to…

Making Tracks To Machu Picchu
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Making Tracks To Machu Picchu

Steve Leland - May 29, 2018

Any travel to Peru is certain to include a visit to the lost Inca city of Machu Picchu. Shrouded in the clouds and enveloped by dense mountaintop…

Shanghai, On The Side
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Shanghai, On The Side

Steve Leland - May 16, 2018

I’m not particularly fond of the motor coach, follow the guide’s umbrella brand of sightseeing and I have an affinity to off the grid type of travel…

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…