Norwegian Cruise Line Reports Results For Fourth Quarter And Full Year 2011


Company reports record operating income and Adjusted EBITDA in 2011. Posts fourteenth consecutive quarter of year-over-year Adjusted EBITDA growth. Net income of $126.9 million compared to $23.0 million in 2010.
Miami   –    Feb 13, 2012   —   
Norwegian Cruise Line (NCL Corporation Ltd., “Norwegian” or “the… [Continue Reading]

Cruise Lines Increase Automatic Gratutity Charges and Recommended Tipping


Prompted by the recent announcement that Carnival has updated their tipping information on their web page with an increase from $10 a day per person to $11.50 per day per person, Cruise Talk had made a complete update to all of our listed cruise companies tipping policies and rates.
Lines with increases since… [Continue Reading]

Cruise Myths Debunked


For better or worse cruise lines are adapting and changing in order to appeal to a broader market segment. Even with all of these changes and the cruise companies’ marketing efforts to bring on new passengers, some “old school” myths still persist among non-cruisers that are keeping them from trying a cruise.
“Cruises are… [Continue Reading]

Know What Extras You Are Getting When You Book A Suite

Many cruise lines are now offering extra service and amenities with their suites and upgraded class of rooms. However, some passengers may believe that because they have paid for a suite they are entitled to much more than the extra space and cruise lines promised amenities. In general, booking a suite entitles… [Continue Reading]