Norwegian Breakaway to Feature Cutting-Edge Spa and Fitness Experiences


Norwegian’s newest ship will have an expansive two-level spa with first-ever salt room at sea and state-of-the-art fitness facility with innovative exercise options
Miami – September, 2012 —
Norwegian Breakaway will redefine relaxation and fitness at sea when the ship launches in late April 2013, featuring… [Continue Reading]

The Spa aboard Silver Spirit Voted #1 by Condé Nast Traveler


 (21 May 2012) The Spa aboard Silversea’s Silver Spirit was chosen by the readers of Condé Nast Traveler as the top spa at sea in the US magazine’s 2012 Spa Poll. Silver Spirit was the only ship to score a perfect 100 for its treatments. The results are published in the magazine’s June issue.
Ellen Bettridge,… [Continue Reading]

Top Seven Most Important Public Spaces on a Cruise Ship


Public spaces and the utilization of them on a cruise ship can enhance or detract from the overall cruise experience. As I was looking at cruise pictures, I started thinking about the form and function of my favorite public spaces. The following is my list of the most important public… [Continue Reading]

Would You Rather Be Cruising?


This summer I’ll be loading up the car, much like Clark Griswald and his family in the original Vacation movie, and headed off to Texas to visit family, friends. During the trip I’ll be equal parts tourist, family visitor, and even an amusement park enthusiast. Lets hope I don’t turn… [Continue Reading]

Equinox in Barbados


Today’s port of call was Barbados, known for its beautiful, beaches, crystal blue waters, and friendly people. I wish I could tell your about a wonderful beach excursion or fabulous island tour, however, again we didn’t venture past the gift shops at the harbor, ……but from the ship we could see that this was… [Continue Reading]