Archives for January 2007

Balcony Room Upgrade Confirmed!!!

I got a call from my TA today regarding the Mercury Family Ocean View room for my upcoming Alaska cruise in June. Lori Cunningham of Sky Scraper Tours called this afternoon to let me know that my room would be upgraded in the Dry Dock to a Category 2a, which is a veranda… [Continue Reading]

Princess Adds 21 Tours and Excursions for Ultimate Way to See Alaska

SANTA CLARITA, CA, Jan 24 – Whether exploring Juneau in a chauffeur-driven Hummer, soaring over Misty Fjords National Monument in a private floatplane, or exploring the historic highlights of Skagway in a vintage Cadillac, Princess passengers have a variety of new ways to personalize their Alaska shore experience. Seven new private touring options debut for… [Continue Reading]

More Mercury Dry Dock Rumors

OK, this is totally unconfirmed, but supposed to be from a source that is “in the know”…. Family Ocean View rooms on the back of Mercury will be converted to Family Verandas.
We just took the Mercury in November and had a great time and loved the the ship even more the second time. The… [Continue Reading]

Celebrity Cruises Ships Retain Roles as World Best

Miami – January 16, 2007 – While organizers of last night’s Golden Globe Awards roll up the red carpet, Celebrity Cruises today feels ready to roll it out. For the fifth consecutive year, the line has dominated the prestigious Condé Nast Traveler annual readers’ survey ranking… [Continue Reading]

Disney Cruise Line to Return to West Coast in 2008

CELEBRATION, FL, Jan. 18 — The Disney Magic cruise ship will return to the West Coast for the summer of 2008 to once again offer its highly popular seven-night Mexican Riviera sailings. Disney Cruise Line developed this special itinerary in response to overwhelmingly positive feedback about its original 2005 West Coast sailings and requests from… [Continue Reading]