Smithsonian Magazine’s 10th Annual Photo Contest Sponsored by American Cruise Lines


GUILFORD, CT – October 4, 2012 – American Cruise Lines (, operator of the newest riverboats and small cruise ships in the United States, is pleased to announce its new partnership with Smithsonian magazine, as the exclusive sponsor of the publication’s annual photo contest. Over the last ten years, Smithsonian has received over 235,000 photographs… [Continue Reading]

SendOutCards – The Perfect Solution for Frequent Cruisers


Here at CruiseTalk we like to provide all kinds of information that may be of interest to cruisers. When I run across a product or service that I feel would benefit cruisers, I like to share it with our readers. I was introduced to such a product last week while talking to a wonderful lady… [Continue Reading]

Princess Cruises Launches Call for Passenger Photos to be Permanently Showcased Aboard New Royal Princess


Line Introduces “1,000 Memories at Sea” Contest
SANTA CLARITA, Calif. (January 31, 2012) — Princess Cruises is looking for 1,000 passenger-submitted cruise vacation photos to permanently showcase aboard its new Royal Princess when the ship debuts in spring 2013.
The line has launched a “1,000 Memories at Sea” contest inviting passengers to submit their best cruise vacation… [Continue Reading]

Carnival Ropes Course Featured in Photo Contest

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Carnival Cruise line is encouraging fans to vote for a dramatic photo of Carnival Magic’s ropes course as part of an on-line contest to select the next cover image of Porthole Cruise Magazine.
Shot by professional photographer Andy Newman, the stunning image of a child traversing the suspended cables of the cruise industry’s first-ever ropes… [Continue Reading]