30 Anniversary of the Statendam Christmas Cruise 1980

It is hard for me to believe, but that last Christmas marked the 30th anniversary of one of my favorite cruises, Statendam Christmas 1980.
We have scanned and posted many of our memorable photos from that cruise. You can find it in our Cruise Talk photo gallery
It is hard to say why… [Continue Reading]

MSC Cruises Offers ‘The More the Merrier’ Rates On MSC Poesia’s Caribbean Christmas Sailing

FORT LAUDERDALE, SEPT 24: Because MSC Cruises believes holidays are meant to be shared with families and friends, the cruise line is offering a special “The More the Merrier” rate with significant savings on the Christmas sailing of MSC Poesia in the Caribbean. The special rate is available on MSC Poesia’s Dec 19, 7-night Western… [Continue Reading]

Crystal Cruises Decks the Halls – and Everything Else – for Holiday Voyages

In its traditional six-star style, Crystal Cruises is introducing extravagantly redesigned décor aboard its two award-winning ships this holiday season. With each ship boasting distinctly different themes, thousands of glittering lights, ribbon-wrapped wreaths, reindeer in faux mink swags, candy canes, crystal ornaments – even feathers – will adorn Crystal Symphony and Crystal Serenity for… [Continue Reading]

Pros and Cons of a Christmas/Hanukkah/Holiday Cruise

For many working adults and families, the Christmas Holidays present the only opportunity for them to get away on an extended vacation. These prime holiday weeks vary from year to but generally run from the weekend before Dec 24th to the weekend after Jan 1st. In some years this Christmas Holiday season also… [Continue Reading]

‘Sun-Splashed Holiday’ Caribbean Cruise Planned By Oceania

Miami, July 21: Holidays on the high seas are festive occasions when gourmet cuisine and intriguing ports of call are added to the mix. Oceania Cruises’ intimate Regatta will celebrate the season with age-old and revered traditions on a Christmas and New Year’s voyage to the Caribbean.
“Christmas is the best time to cruise the Caribbean…. [Continue Reading]