Celebrity Dress Code Gets a Reboot with “Evening Chic”


To the delight of my husband, Celebrity has brought an end to traditional formal night with the announcement that “Evening Chic” will replace the traditional formal dress code on the dressier evenings of their cruises.   Guest who wish to dress in tuxedos and gowns are still welcome to do so, but the minimum dress code… [Continue Reading]

From the deck, to the stage and beyond, “Frozen” experiences add to summertime fun


CELEBRATION, Fla. (Jan. 22, 2015) – Beginning in summer 2015, Disney Cruise Line guests can immerse themselves in the animated hit “Frozen” with brand-new experiences inspired by the film, including a spectacular deck party, a three-song stage show production number, new character meet and greets, storybook adventures ashore and more.
A Day of Frozen Fun, Including… [Continue Reading]

Two Holland America Line ships Achieve Perfect Scores of 100 on Recent United States Public Health Inspections


Seattle, Wash., Jan. 14, 2015 — Holland America Line’s ms Noordam and ms Zuiderdam achieved perfect scores of 100 on recent routine United States Public Health inspections conducted by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
The unannounced inspection for ms Noordam was held Jan. 5, 2015, during a call at Fort Lauderdale, Fla., at… [Continue Reading]

New Video Series Hosted By Noted Travel Expert Samantha Brown Kicks Off Redesign of Carnival’s Popular YouTube Channel


Popular travel expert Samantha Brown is the star of an engaging new video series on Carnival’s YouTube channel designed to provide “cruise rookies” with all they need to know about the seagoing vacation experience, with helpful information on everything from on-board dining and activity choices to cruising with kids and frequently asked questions.
The “How to… [Continue Reading]

Princess Cruises Unveils North To Alaska! Cruise Vacation Offerings


SANTA CLARITA, Calif. (January 13, 2015) – Building on its long-standing recognition as the best Alaska cruise vacation, Princess Cruises today announced the launch of North to Alaska!, a series of new onboard offerings that fully immerse guests in the Great Alaska experience.
Created in partnership with local experts, North to Alaska! features a variety of authentic… [Continue Reading]