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"Hearty Boys" Cruise France on A-ROSA
By Janice Wald Henderson
Food Network's Party Line "Hearty Boys" host a South of France A-ROSA river cruise this August
4-19-13

Carnival to Revamp Entire Fleet
by Paul Motter
Carnival will revamp its 101-ship fleet with backup generators and improved engine systems to keep guests safe
4-18-13


Royal Caribbean: 1st Quantum Details
by Paul Motter
The first details of the new Royal Caribbean ship, Quantum of the Seas, were revealed in New York City this morning.
4-16-13

Avalon Waterways on a Roar
by Paul Motter
Avalon Waterways will have eight "Panoramic River Boats" sailing in Europe by the end of 2014
4-15-13

Princess: More Caribbean Less Europe
by Paul Motter
Princess to reduce European cruise ships by two, and add summer Caribbean cruises
4-15-13

Oasis Takes Europe By Storm
by Paul Motter
One of world's two largest cruise ships, Oasis of the Seas, will visit to Britain and Europe in the autumn of 2014
4-11-13

Kate to "Name" Royal Princess
by Paul Motter
Kate Middleton, wife of Prince William, will be the Godmother in the official naming ceremony, June 13, 2013.
4-9-13

Blog Update!
The Anti-Cruise Campaign is a Stinker
The recent uproar over "fixing the cruise industry" is nothing but a lot of hot air
4-10-13

Kuki - CruiseMates Blogger Kuki's Blog Update!
You Shouldn't Cruise
You have to be kidding me! was my reaction this past week when I was told this cruise advice.
4-9-13

Travel Agents or Self-Service
by Paul Motter
Should you book your own cruise or use a qualified travel agent? It depends on the quality of your advice.
4-9-13

Making Carnival Sunshine
by Paul Motter
Carnival is calling the Carnival Sunshine makeover the most complex cruise ship refurbishment ever undertaken
4-8-13

Norwegian Getaway GRAMMY Experience
by Janice Wald Henderson
Norwegian Getaway is partnering with the GRAMMY Awards to create is own unique onboard experience.
4-4-13

Royal Princess - Shipyard Preview
by Paul Motter
Last week I joined a select group of cruise journalists to see the new Royal Princess in the Fincantieri Shipyard near Venice Italy. The ship has been under construction for two years and will set sail in June, 2013.
4-2-13

Five Nights in White Satin
by Judy Cuervo
A cruise featuring the Moody Blues, Zombies, Asia, Ambrosia, Little River Band, Stephen Bishop, Joe Williams (Toto) and Greg Lake   4-1-13

Norwegian Breakaway Completes Sea Trials
by Norwegian Cruise Line
Norwegian announces that the line's newest ship, Norwegian Breakaway, successfully completed her sea trials
3-29-13

Oasis Going to Europe 2014
by Royal Caribbean
The cruisers of Europe had bettter book early if they want a taste of the world's largest cruise ship.
3-28-13

Cruiser's Culinary Cheat Sheet
by Janice Wald Henderson
Have you ever been stumped by a word on a cruise ship menu? Here is your cruiser's culinary cheat sheet.   Go>
3-25-13

Extensive Refurbishment for Carnival
by Paul Motter
Carnival Triumph and Carnival Sunshine will Both Receive Major Mechanical Upgrades
3-21-13

Viking River Sets Inaugural Record
by Paul Motter
What is the greatest number of cruise vessels ever christened in a single day? 10?
3-21-13

Top Seven Cruise Tips
by Paul Motter
An invaluable list of suggestions on how to make your cruise the best it can possibly be
3-19-13

Cruise Ship Bill of Rights?
by Paul Motter
Sen. Chas. Schumer asks for cruise "Bill of Rights." The facts, your rights and advice if your ship cruise goes bad.
3-18-13

Grand Princess Arrives in San Francisco
by Princess Cruises
Grand Princess, the first ship to be based in San Francisco year round, arrived at Pier 35 on March 16
3-17-13

Andie McDowell Uniworld Godmother
by Uniworld
Uniworld's Queen Isabel to be Christened in Porto, Portugal, by Andie MacDowell the same time & place as Sharon Stone names AmaVida
3-14-13

Norwegian Breakaway Conveyance
by Paul Motter
The trip down the Ems Rivers from the Meyer Werft shipyard is a rite of passage for every Papenburg ship
3-14-13

20 New Royal Princess Highlights
by Paul Motter
Princess reveals 20 new details of the forthcoming Royal Princess you probably didn't know.
3-12-13

AmaWaterways: Sharon Stone As Godmother
by AmaWaterways
Technically-advanced, Eco-Friendly AmaVida River Cruise Ship will be Christened in Porto, Portugal on March 22, 2013
3-12-13

Asia - The New Cruise Capitol?
by Paul Motter
With a densely populated coast and plenty of exotic destinations Asia could be the next booming cruise market
3-12-13

I'll Take Manhattan
by Janice Wald Henderson
New York has become a year-round port - especially with Norwegian Breakaway soon to debut as "New York's Ship."
3-11-13

Alcohol Policies by Cruise Line
by Paul Motter
One of the most frequently asked questions we get is "can I bring my own liquor aboard?" Well, here is your answer: It depends on your cruise line.
3-7-13

Celebrity: Sobe Food Festival
by Ruth Molina
Celebrity shows off itS culinary prowess and variety at the 2013 South Florida Food Festival in Miami Beach
3-5-13


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