Has Cruising Lost Some of It’s Appeal and Elegance with more Relaxed Dress Codes?


There was a time when I thought of a cruise as an affordable, elegant, luxury vacation experience. My every day life is not filled with gala socialite parties or red carpet glamor, but on a cruise ship I  enjoy the feeling that I have somehow escaped my every day life and been transported to beautiful… [Continue Reading]

Readers Name MSC Cruises a Repeat Winner for ‘Best Onboard International Experience’ in Annual Porthole Poll


FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (Nov. 28, 2011) – For the second year in a row, MSC Cruises has received Porthole Cruise Magazine’s Readers’ Choice Award for “Best Onboard International Experience.”
For the 13th consecutive year, readers of Porthole Cruise Magazine, a leading cruise publication, voted via mail, fax and online in a variety of categories.
“With a great… [Continue Reading]

Celebrity Rumored to be Experimenting With Flexible Dining


Celebrity Cruise line is rumored to be experimenting with what they are calling “Celebrity Select Dining” on one or two of their ships. Rumors abounded when apparently verbiage indicating that the program was being fully implemented fleet wide was apparently posted in error on the Celebrity Website. Subsequent information posted in… [Continue Reading]