Port of Call Profile: Bermuda

Bermuda is a shining jewel in the Atlantic, and a popular cruising destination. Learn more about this charming and sophisticated port of call that’s unlike any other you’ll find in Western Hemisphere cruises. Read more [...]

Tips to Make Day 1 Easier for New Cruisers

Taking a first cruise is exciting! There is so much to see and do on-board the ship, and it’s understandable that you can’t wait to board and begin your adventure. Here are a few tips on how to make the most of that first day where you board the ship from your departure port. Read more [...]
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Trump Administration Stops Tourism to Cuba, Leaving Cruise Passengers at Sea

A little more than two years after President Obama approved limited American tourism to Cuba, cruise ships departing from U.S. ports are no longer permitted to make Havana a port of call. On Tuesday, June 4, President Trump imposed a travel ban on American visits to the Caribbean island, leaving some cruise ship passengers in the lurch. Meanwhile, cruise ship companies scrambled to arrange alternate stops or revise itineraries so as not to violate the ban. Read more [...]

Carnival Cruises in Hot Water Over Violating Probation by Continued Polluting – Top Execs Due in Court on Monday

The U.S. Department of Justice just slapped a $20 million fine on Carnival Cruise Lines for not abiding by the terms of its probation for environmental violations. Three years ago, the company was in trouble because its subsidiary, Princess Cruises, was caught illegally dumping contaminated waste at sea and then covering it up by falsifying records. Read more [...]
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Cruise News Roundup: Stormy Weather, Wheelchair-accessible Cruises, Martha Stewart, and More

This newest roundup of cruise news you can use spotlights cruise lines that are recognized for their wheelchair-accessible ships, ways that Juneau, AK, is dealing with cruise ship smog, and more. Read more [...]
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5 Reasons to Host Your Bachelorette Party on a Cruise Ship

Bachelorette parties might be big business but hosting one on a cruise ship can deliver the most heartfelt and intimate experience for a group of girlfriends that any bride could ask for. Here are five reasons why hosting your bachelorette party on a cruise ship makes good sense. Read more [...]