Archives for May 2011


Miami, May 12, 2011 – Oceania Cruises has announced unprecedented savings on select 2011 and 2012 departures. Travelers can save up to 75 percent on 18 cruises, all of which include free airfare from 22 North American cities.
The high-value promotion includes eight Mediterranean cruises from September through November as well as longer fall voyages that… [Continue Reading]

Dame Shirley Bassey names Britain’s latest cruise ship

As Dame Shirley said the immortal words “I name this ship Adonia, may God bless her and all who sail in her” a magnum of Hush Heath Balfour rose British sparkling wine hit the hull of the ship in an explosion of pink bubbles.
Aided by master of ceremonies, actor and star of Downtown Abbey, Hugh… [Continue Reading]

Windstar Cruises Ranked #1 by Celebrated Living for Fifth Year as Top Small/Mid-Size Cruise Line

Seattle, May 23, 2011 — Windstar Cruises, which operates a three-ship fleet of luxury yachts that explore hidden harbors and secluded coves of the world’s most treasured destinations, was selected for the fifth consecutive year as the best small/mid-size cruise line by the discerning readers of Celebrated Living, American Airlines’ publication for first class passengers…. [Continue Reading]

Oh No, Another Icelandic Volcano Could Interrupt Travel, Again!

Last year, on of the biggest items in travel news was the eruption of the Eyjafjallajökull volcano. The clouds of volcanic ash and dust cause huge chunk of European air space to be close for weeks. Some cruise ships even picked up British travelers who were stranded in mainland Europe by the resulting… [Continue Reading]

Royal Wedding Survey Results Are In

Cruise Talk ran a quick poll to see if our readers would be interested in watching the Royal Wedding of William and Kate while on a cruise. This poll ran in conjunction with our article about P&O’s plans to hold Royal Wedding celebrations on board all of their ships. P&O ran live broadcasts… [Continue Reading]