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Is 2020 the Year of the Log Cabin Vacation? 
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Porthole Cruise Magazine - June 4, 2020

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Choose Your Cruise – May 21, 2020
Cruise Deal of the Week
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Cruise Deal of the Week
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Choose Your Cruise – May 21, 2020

Porthole Cruise Magazine - May 22, 2020

It was a big week in the cruise industry as two prominent cruise lines announced a return to the high seas this upcoming fall. Windstar Cruises will return…

Virgin Voyages Announces New Return Date
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Virgin Voyages Announces New Return Date

Porthole Cruise Magazine - May 21, 2020

Virgin Voyages announced today in a press release that they will begin sailing again on October 16, 2020 after pushing back their initial return date of late July. …

Virgin Voyages: New Kid on the Dock
Cruise Magazine
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Virgin Voyages: New Kid on the Dock

Porthole Cruise Magazine - April 4, 2020

Whatever you do, don’t call it a cruise. Call it a voyage. In fact, Richard Branson, founder of the world-renowned Virgin Group, was so inclined to stress…

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

Porthole Cruise Magazine - March 17, 2020

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

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

Porthole Cruise Magazine - March 9, 2020

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

Cruise Deal of the Week – February 28, 2020
Cruise Deal of the Week
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Cruise Deal of the Week
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Cruise Deal of the Week – February 28, 2020

Porthole Cruise Magazine - February 28, 2020

We're just weeks away from the arrival of Virgin Voyages Scarlet Lady and the hype surrounding the newest ship at sea is only growing. Since the first people began…

Captain Wendy Williams Quietly Leaves Virgin Voyages
Cruise News
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Cruise News
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Captain Wendy Williams Quietly Leaves Virgin Voyages

Porthole Cruise Magazine - February 27, 2020

Last June, Virgin Voyages made headlines all over the world when they announced Captain Wendy Williams would be at the helm of Scarlet Lady when she entered…

<i>Scarlet Lady</i> Finally Ready to Set Sail
Cruise News
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Cruise News
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Scarlet Lady Finally Ready to Set Sail

Porthole Cruise Magazine - February 14, 2020

After three years, 100,000 tons of materials and lots of hard work from the shipbuilders at Fincantieri, Virgin Voyages Scarlet Lady is ready to begin her career…

The Band to Replace Room Keys on Virgin Voyages
Cruise News
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Cruise News
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The Band to Replace Room Keys on Virgin Voyages

Porthole Cruise Magazine - February 6, 2020

When you ask most cruisers if they’ve heard of the “The Band”, you’ll probably get a response about “pulling in to Nazareth” and the Canadian musical group…

Virgin’s Beach Club at Bimini announces Resident On Deck DJ Schedule
Cruise News
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Cruise News
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Virgin’s Beach Club at Bimini announces Resident On Deck DJ Schedule

Porthole Cruise Magazine - January 28, 2020

We’re just weeks away from the start of Virgin Voyages’ ship Scarlet Lady’s life at sea and news is breaking daily about the ship, the cruise line…

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

Porthole Cruise Magazine - 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…

What Does Scarlet Lady Smell Like? (VIDEO)
Cruise News
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Cruise News
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What Does Scarlet Lady Smell Like? (VIDEO)

Porthole Cruise Magazine - December 13, 2019

There are many questions in life that we may never answer, but thanks to a new scent from Virgin Voyages, we now know exactly what Scarlet Lady…

<i>Scarlet Lady</i> Completes Sea Trials
Cruise News
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Scarlet Lady Completes Sea Trials

Porthole Cruise Magazine - December 5, 2019

It seems like just yesterday we were getting excited for the first cut of steel for Virgin Voyages’ upcoming ship Scarlet Lady. Now we’re here to celebrate…

‘Valiant Lady’ Announced by Virgin Voyages
Cruise News
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Cruise News
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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…

Thirsty? Virgin Sailors Can Shake for Champagne (VIDEO)
Cruise News
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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…

What Would You Name Virgin Voyages’ New Craft Beer?
Cruise News
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Cruise News
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What Would You Name Virgin Voyages’ New Craft Beer?

Porthole Cruise Magazine - August 1, 2019

What happens when you mix one of Miami’s most popular brewing companies with one of cruising's newest brands? Magic in a bottle. In collaboration with Wynwood Brewing…

Virgin Voyages Teases Beach Club at Bimini With New Video
Cruise News
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Cruise News
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Virgin Voyages Teases Beach Club at Bimini With New Video

Porthole Cruise Magazine - July 18, 2019

When the U.S. Department of State restricted travel to Cuba earlier this year, it sent most cruise lines into a scramble. Rescheduling itineraries and dealing with unhappy…

Wendy Williams Named Captain of Virgin Voyages’ <i>Scarlet Lady</i>
Cruise News
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Cruise News
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Wendy Williams Named Captain of Virgin Voyages’ Scarlet Lady

Porthole Cruise Magazine - June 11, 2019

  UPDATE: February 27, 2020: Virgin Voyages confirmed in a statement that Wendy Williams is no longer the Captain of Scarlet Lady. Read more here.  When Virgin…

Virgin Voyages Trolls South Dakota With Branson at the Helm
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Cruise News
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Virgin Voyages Trolls South Dakota With Branson at the Helm

Porthole Cruise Magazine - May 30, 2019

It’s a great day to be from South Dakota! When it comes to viral marketing, nobody does it better than Virgin Voyages. As the 2020 launch of…

Virgin Voyages Warehouse Party Reveals New Cabin Designs
Cruise News
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Cruise News
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Virgin Voyages Warehouse Party Reveals New Cabin Designs

Porthole Cruise Magazine - April 3, 2019

Very on brand. That was the vibe of Virgin Voyages warehouse party last night in South Florida for curious cruisers eager to check out the interior of…

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

Porthole Cruise Magazine - 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…

Dining with Virgin Voyages: It’s SeaLicious!
Cruise News
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Cruise News
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Dining with Virgin Voyages: It’s SeaLicious!

Porthole Cruise Magazine - November 8, 2018

Oh yeah. Virgin Voyages’ Scarlet Lady is about to blow your notion of a traditional cruise right out of the water. Last night, at an event at…

Richard Branson Reveals First Virgin Voyages Destination
Cruise News
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Cruise News
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Richard Branson Reveals First Virgin Voyages Destination

Porthole Cruise Magazine - November 1, 2018

Appearing as his usual casual self on the Virgin Voyages social media channels yesterday, Richard Branson made a much anticipated announcement; Virgin Voyages is headed to Cuba.…

Would You Get a Tattoo at Sea?
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Cruise News
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Would You Get a Tattoo at Sea?

Porthole Cruise Magazine - October 19, 2018

As one of the most anticipated ship launches in recent memory inches closer to fruition, Virgin Voyages is giving future passengers previews of what to expect from…

Virgin Voyages’ Ship Finally Has a Name
Cruise News
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Cruise News
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Virgin Voyages’ Ship Finally Has a Name

Porthole Cruise Magazine - July 20, 2018

Many speculated the first ship in the fleet for Virgin Voyages would harken back to some aspect of Sir Richard Branson’s empire, and they would be be…

Virgin Voyages Unveils Spectacular Ship Design on Facebook Live
Cruise News
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Cruise News
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Virgin Voyages Unveils Spectacular Ship Design on Facebook Live

Porthole Cruise Magazine - May 17, 2018

When Virgin Voyages first came into being back in December of 2014, their goal was to bring a new attitude, style and vision to cruising. New interior…

Virgin Voyages Tech Breakthrough: Underwater Wi-Fi
Cruise News
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Cruise News
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Virgin Voyages Tech Breakthrough: Underwater Wi-Fi

Porthole Cruise Magazine - April 1, 2018

Cruise News – Apr. 1, 2018 Virgin Voyages’ founder Richard Branson has opened a new frontier of technical innovation by extending Internet service to the one place…

Virgin Voyages Celebrates Opening South Florida Headquarters
Cruise News
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Cruise News
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Virgin Voyages Celebrates Opening South Florida Headquarters

Porthole Cruise Magazine - February 15, 2018

Cruise News - Feb. 15, 2018 Virgin Voyages celebrated the official opening of its land-based headquarters in Plantation, Florida (about 15 minutes west of downtown Fort Lauderdale),…

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

Porthole Cruise - February 12, 2018

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

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

Porthole Cruise - 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 News: The Biggest Breaking Stories of 2017
Cruise News
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Cruise News
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Cruise News: The Biggest Breaking Stories of 2017

Porthole Cruise Magazine - December 28, 2017

The Biggest Breaking Stories of 2017 From ships and destinations to partnerships and collaboration, we’re looking back at 2017’s biggest cruise news. To catch up on the…

Virgin Voyages lays keel, takes pre-sale deposits… and announces Adults Only cruises.
Cruise News
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Cruise News
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Virgin Voyages lays keel, takes pre-sale deposits… and announces Adults Only cruises.

Porthole Cruise Magazine - October 31, 2017

Virgin Voyages Reveals Hull Design and Other Major Details of Its First Ship Cruise News - Oct. 31, 2017 During a live event on the Virgin Voyages…

Cruise Exec: Tom McAlpin, Virgin Voyages
Cruise Magazine
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Cruise Magazine
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Cruise Exec: Tom McAlpin, Virgin Voyages

Porthole Cruise Magazine - October 27, 2017

A Day in the Life of Tom McAlpin, president and CEO of Virgin Voyages By Fran Golden Tom McAlpin, a 30-year cruise industry veteran, is now overseeing…

Virgin Voyages Cuts Steel for First Ship, Reveals Design Teams
Cruise News
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Cruise News
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Virgin Voyages Cuts Steel for First Ship, Reveals Design Teams

Porthole Cruise Magazine - March 22, 2017

  Virgin Voyages Cuts Steel for First Ship, Reveals Design Teams Cruise News – Mar. 22, 2017 This afternoon, while streaming on Facebook Live, Virgin Voyages’ president…

2016 Cruise in Review
China
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China
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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!
Awards
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Awards
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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…

Virgin Cruises is now Virgin Voyages
Cruise News
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Cruise News
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Virgin Cruises is now Virgin Voyages

Porthole Cruise Magazine - October 18, 2016

Virgin Cruises Sets Sail Under New Name: Virgin Voyages Cruise News - October 18, 2016 At a press conference today in Miami Beach, Virgin Group founder, Sir…

Virgin Cruises to Set Sail in 2020
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Virgin Cruises to Set Sail in 2020

Porthole Cruise Magazine - May 23, 2016

[embed]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1738NmjtatU&feature=youtu.be[/embed] Virgin Cruises to Build 3 Mid-Size Ships; First Will Homeport in Miami Cruise News – June 23, 2015 At a standing-room only press conference this morning…

Five Faves: News You Can Use
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Five Faves: News You Can Use

Porthole Cruise Magazine - December 30, 2015

Porthole's Five Faves News You Can Use Top Five Cruise Stories of 2015 There’s no doubt that 2015 saw some incredible happenings in the cruise industry. Like…

A Virgin Wish List – Mr. Branson … Richard … we’re ready to be shaken up.
Blogs
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Blogs
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A Virgin Wish List – Mr. Branson … Richard … we’re ready to be shaken up.

Judi Cuervo - August 17, 2015

Porthole’s Monday Mantra Virgin thoughts…Virgin thoughts…Virgin thoughts… A Virgin Wish List Mr. Branson … Richard … we’re ready to be shaken up. It’s an amazing time for…

Virgin Cruises to Build 3 Mid-Size Ships; First Will Homeport in Miami | Cruise News – June 23, 2015
Cruise News
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Cruise News
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Virgin Cruises to Build 3 Mid-Size Ships; First Will Homeport in Miami | Cruise News – June 23, 2015

Porthole Cruise Magazine - June 23, 2015

Virgin Cruises to Build 3 Mid-Size Ships First Will Homeport in Miami Cruise News - June 23, 2015   At a standing-room only press conference this morning…

Virgin Cruises Officially Formed – Cruise News – Dec. 5, 2014
Cruise News
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Cruise News
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Virgin Cruises Officially Formed – Cruise News – Dec. 5, 2014

Fran Golden - December 5, 2014

Virgin Cruises Officially Formed Cruise News – Dec. 5, 2014 After months of rumors, Sir Richard Branson's Virgin Group has money in place (from Bain Capital) and…

Is Virgin Cruising on Its Way at Last?
Blogs
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Is Virgin Cruising on Its Way at Last?

Fran Golden - March 3, 2014

. Word from the Middle East has Virgin Group's Sir Richard Branson seeking $1.7 billion to start a cruise line. This is not the first time the…