Queen Mary 2’s 10th Anniversary “Birthday Crossings”

Cunard’s philosophy is that travel is meant to be savored, and crossing the oceans should be a majestic experience, not merely a hop across the pond. They are known for grand ballrooms, elegant dining rooms, and luxury accommodations. (I loved my voyage aboard this beautiful ship. To read about my experience, please click here.) The … Read more

Oceania Cruises- See the world in 180 Days

Due to an overwhelming response to the first Oceania 180-Day World Odyssey, the line has scheduled another world cruise for the Insignia, sailing July 8, 2015. Reservations are now open for this unforgettable voyage featuring 2 for 1 Cruise Fares, FREE First Class Roundtrip Airfare, Early Booking Savings and Exclusive World Odyssey Package amenities. The … Read more

Silversea Increases Onboard Media Options

Silversea is known for having luxurious amenities on their ships, and the technology available to passengers is no exception. Each suite features: Flat-screen TVs, movies and music, and satellite news programming WiFi Internet access (fee applies) iPod docking station This week, Silversea announced that they have increased their onboard media options, including newspapers and lifestyle … Read more

Regent Seven Seas Cruises offers reduced single supplements on selected sailings for those traveling solo

This is wonderful news for those of you who love to travel solo; Regent Seven Seas Cruises is offering a series of select sailings where single guests pay a lower additional supplement fare. While supplements usually range from 75 to 100% double occupancy fares, the following cruises (in the suite categories) below feature special reduced … Read more

$50M renovation of Oceania Ships

Oceania Cruises has recently announced that it will spend $50 million refurbishing its three 684-passenger shipsÔÇö the Regatta, Insignia and Nautica. Oceania plans to overhaul it suites, staterooms and public spaces, an match the color schemes and decor of the line’s newer ships, the Marina and Riviera. Owner’s and Vista suites will be given new … Read more

Her Royal Highness The Duchess of Cambridge christens new Royal Princess

On June 13, in Southampton, UK, Her Royal Highness The Duchess of Cambridge christened the new ship Royal Princess as she smashed a bottle of Mo├½t & Chandon champagne against it’s hull and pronounced, “I name this ship Royal Princess. May God bless her and all who sail in her.” Alan Buckelew, Princess Cruises president … Read more

CLIA and major lines adopt the Passenger Bill of Rights

You’ve probably heard me make mention of CLIA (Cruise Lines International Association) in various blog posts here over the years. They are the world’s largest cruise association, dedicated to the promotion and growth of the cruise industry. CLIA is composed of 26 of the major cruise lines serving North America. Earlier this week, they adopted … Read more