Travel Weekly Readers Name Cunard’s Queen Mary 2 “Best Luxury Cruise Ship” for Eighth Straight Year


22 December 2011 – Cunard Line’s flagship Queen Mary 2, renowned for her signature trans-Atlantic Cruise, has been named “Best Luxury Cruise Ship” for the eighth consecutive year by the readers of Travel Weekly, the national publication of the travel industry. The award signifies the ocean liner’s dominance in providing the ultimate luxury cruise for… [Continue Reading]

Holland America Line’s ms Rotterdam to Make Two Nostalgic Trans-Atlantic Crossings in 2011


Seattle, Nov. 17, 2010 — To commemorate Holland America Line’s 40th anniversary of its evolution from traditional trans-Atlantic voyages to becoming entirely dedicated to vacation cruising, the premium line’s ms Rotterdam is sailing two classic crossings in July 2011.
Rotterdam’s nine-day trans-Atlantic sailing departs Rotterdam, the Netherlands, on July 3, 2011, and calls at the traditional… [Continue Reading]

Beyond the Caribbean: Different and Exotic Cruise Destinations


A woman on a cruise ship once said “We like cruising, but this will be our last one. We’ve been to the Eastern Caribbean and the Western Caribbean. So this Southern Caribbean will be our last one.” Such a shame to think that this person could be limiting herself so much…. [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]

Cruise Talk Appearing on “Cruise Radio”


A few days ago I was contacted by the independent internet radio show “CruiseRadio.Net” for an interview about Celebrity. The proprietors were not familiar with Celebrity at all and asked me to answers some questions about Celebrity for their listeners since I have cruised with so many times Celebrity over the last 7 years…. [Continue Reading]