Archives for October 2008

What’s The Best Length Of Time For A Cruise?

Our readers have spoken and many of our readers, 45%, prefer 2 weeks or more for their cruise. I agree with that length. We took a 15 day cruise to Hawaii 3 years ago and since that cruise our 7 and 11 day cruises have seemed way too short. … [Continue Reading]

Carnival Liberty to Operate Year-Round Seven-Day Cruises From Miami Beginning April 2009; Introduction of Year-Round Cruises From Baltimore on Carnival Pride Moved Up to Spring

Carnival Cruise Lines has announced that its Miami-based Carnival Liberty, which was originally scheduled to reposition to Europe in May 2009, will instead remain in Miami to operate year-round Caribbean cruises.
The Carnival Liberty will continue to offer its existing schedule of seven-day Caribbean cruises through next spring and then introduce a new seven-day program from… [Continue Reading]

On All Hallows Eve, Cunard’s “Liner Notes” Casts a Captivating Spell

Oct 27 – Liner Notes, the literary travel series sponsored by Cunard Line, marks Halloween with a special “Costume Party” episode hosted by Paul Holdengräber. In this spirited episode, Holdengräber takes listeners on a mesmerizing journey exploring the nature of horror in literature and film through the eyes of some of the world’s most… [Continue Reading]

Princess Cruises Named “Best Cruise Line for Romance” in 2008 Cruise Critic Editors’ Picks Awards

SANTA CLARITA, Calif. (October 27, 2008) — Princess Cruises has been named the cruise line “Best for Romance” in the 2008 Cruise Critic Editors’ Picks Awards, which honor the world’s top cruise lines for outstanding performance in 10 major areas.
The company also won the “Best for Weddings” and the “Best Multi-Generational” categories. The winners were… [Continue Reading]

EcoHangers Help Luxury Cruise Line Stay “Crystal Clean”

LOS ANGELES, October 27, 2008 – Extending the same care for the environment as it does for guests on its luxury cruises, Crystal Cruises has partnered with the Hanger Network – the creator of EcoHangers – to green the guest staterooms on its ships.
EcoHangers are the environmentally sound alternative to the 3.5 billion wire hangers… [Continue Reading]