The Best Waterparks at Sea

Waterparks: they’ve long been a popular form of family entertainment. And now, cruising families will be pleased to find that those at sea are now some of the best waterparks-anywhere! Read on for our cruise line waterpark picks: Carnival Waterworks-Carnival’s shipboard waterpark offers multiple waterslides including the Twister waterslide which is hundreds of feet long … Read more

Canada/New England cruises via the Royal Princess; Caribbean via the Regal Princess

Here’s an update on what to expect from the latest Royal Caribbean ships: Princess’s new ship, the Royal Princess (premiering next month) will be offering Canada/New England cruises from New York commencing in the fall of 2014. Four seven-day itineraries will be offered on the ship (the largest to sail the route); they will be … Read more

It’s Slime Time with Nickelodeon and Royal Caribbean

This summer’s highlight for many kids will no doubt be the first-ever nickelodeon Family Cruise with Royal Caribbean, which sets sail August 10-17 on the Freedom of the Seas. Non-stop fun and activities are promised on the Western Caribbean cruise, including a special kick-off sail away party; evening shows; Nick character breakfasts, featuring SpongeBob SquarePants; … Read more

Parents taking a cruise with tween or teenage children

Parents taking a cruise with tween or teenage children know these kids enjoy their space as much at sea as they do at home. The world’s most popular cruise lines have long recognized this and now offer more special hangouts and activities exclusively for them than ever before. Combine this space with plenty of activities … Read more

Thinking of a Cruise for Summer Vacation? Carnival Family Fun Now Includes “Circle C” Festivities for Teens

Did you know Carnival Cruise Lines expects to host 600,000 kids this year – the most in the industry? Families are particularly attracted to the line’s youth-oriented programming, which was recently expanded with the introduction of Circle C, an on-board program exclusively for 12-14 year-olds. It complements Carnival’s other youth programs, including Camp Carnival for … Read more