Celebrity Cruises reveals details of enticing European season


March 13, 2012
When considering a vacation, the first question typically is, “Where do you want to go?” In the summer of 2013, Celebrity Cruises – named “Best Large-Ship Line” in the elite Condé Nast Traveler’s Annual Readers’ Choice Awards – will present more answers to that question than ever before, offering its broadest lineup of… [Continue Reading]



MIAMI, February 7, 2011 – Oceania Cruises redefined the upper-premium cruise ship market with the christening of Marina on Saturday. The ship’s godmother, “Entertainment Tonight” Host Mary Hart, named the ship at a lavish, invitation-only gala ceremony, which culminated with a 15-liter Nebuchadnezzar of champagne, custom-made by Armand de Brignac, crashing against the hull. Among… [Continue Reading]

A Sad Goodbye to Celebrity Mercury

Mercury in Cabo San Lucas

Celebrity Cruises announced that in Feb 2011, the Mercury will be leaving the Celebrity fleet to move to the Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. joint Venture with TUI. This announcement had been rumored in the “Blogosphere” for months now as, unlike its sister ship the Century, the Mercury did not receive an extensive make over… [Continue Reading]

Carnival Spirit to Launch Unique Five- and Nine-Day Mexican Riviera Cruise Program From San Diego in December


MIAMI (April 26, 2010) – Carnival Cruise Lines will introduce a new one-of-a-kind schedule from San Diego encompassing five- and nine-day Mexican Riviera voyages aboard the 2,124-passenger Carnival Spirit beginning Dec. 10, 2010.
On this unique program, five-day cruises will visit the popular resort town of Cabo San Lucas for two full days, while nine-day… [Continue Reading]

Mary Alyce Reports from Hawaii and the Zaandam


Contributor, Mary Alyce, and her husband Jim are currently on board the Zaandam doing a San Diego to Hawaii round trip. Mary Alyce is a frequent cruiser, have clocked in over 500 cruise days, with as many as 5 or 6 cruises a year, most often on Holland America Line. She… [Continue Reading]