Archives for August 2012

Destination Labadee: Royal Caribbean’s Private Island Experience

For those of you who enjoyed my water park article yesterday, I thought you also might enjoy a bit of this video from Royal Caribbean which highlights all the Labadee activities, including their new water slide.


First New Riverboat on the Mississippi River in 17 Years will be Christened in Nashville
GUILFORD, CONN. – (August 23, 2012) – American Cruise Lines, operator of the newest fleet of riverboats and small cruise ships in the United States, is proud to announce that on Saturday, August 25, in Nashville, Tennessee, Phyllis Dale, a nationally-recognized… [Continue Reading]

Carnival Cruise Lines Expands Seat-Saving Initiative Fleetwide

Posted on: August 31st, 2012 – News Blog

Following a highly successful pilot program on Carnival Breeze, Carnival Cruise Lines has begun a fleetwide rollout of a new system designed to ensure that all guests are able to enjoy equal access to sun loungers by preventing seat saving in outdoor deck areas.
Under the new system, shipboard… [Continue Reading]

Why a Cruise With a Water Park May Be Better than a Trip to a Major Water Park

Summer Family Vacations are practically an institution here in the USA.    I usually pack up the kids and we trek across Arizona and New Mexico so that we can spend time with family in Texas.    Last summer we spent some time with my Aunt who lives and New Braunfels, Tx, home of one of the… [Continue Reading]

SendOutCards – The Perfect Solution for Frequent Cruisers

Here at CruiseTalk we like to provide all kinds of information that may be of interest to cruisers. When I run across a product or service that I feel would benefit cruisers, I like to share it with our readers. I was introduced to such a product last week while talking to a wonderful lady… [Continue Reading]