Archives for July 2012


Carnival Miracle First in the Fleet to Feature The Taste Bar, A New Complimentary Appetizer Program, As Well As The Punchliner Comedy Club Presented by George Lopez And The Punchliner Comedy Brunch Presented by George Lopez
Several exciting new dining and entertainment choices, including The Taste Bar complimentary appetizer program, The Punchliner Comedy Club presented… [Continue Reading]

Voyager of the Seas Visits Busan for the First Time

SEOUL, July 19, 2012 – Royal Caribbean International’s Voyager of the Seas made her maiden call
at Busan today. The 137,276 gross registered ton ship with over 3,000 international guests
onboard, is Royal Caribbean’s largest ship to date to visit this port. She is on her Asian maiden
season and the stopover at Busan is part of her… [Continue Reading]

Crystal Cruises Focuses on the “New” in New England/Canada 2012 Season

LOS ANGELES, CA, July 25, 2012 – Crystal Cruises’ fall voyages through America and Canada’s “East Coast” roots offer dozens of new boutique adventures ashore; new chic spaces on board; and a brand new, exotic Québécois itinerary with three off-the-beaten-path maiden calls.  Beginning September 19 aboard Crystal Symphony – freshly redesigned during a $15 million… [Continue Reading]

A Honeymoon Cruise, the Perfect Way for Couples to Start Their Lives Together

It is hard to believe that it will be 20 years in May of 2013 since our Honeymoon cruise on the Holland America Rotterdam – the Grande Old Dame version circa 1958 (went out of service in 2000)! Over the last several days, I have been scanning and retouching our 35mm photos from that… [Continue Reading]

Celebrity Cruises Adds Even More Class to ‘Concierge Class’

We received the following press release from Celebrity Cruises today. I wanted to post the release and respond with a few comments:
Vacationers who love the personalized services of a professional concierge are likely to relish the new, modern luxury amenities Celebrity Cruises has added to its plush “Concierge Class” accommodations.
Guests booked in Celebrity’s Concierge… [Continue Reading]