Waterproof Pouches: Keep Your Valuables With You

One of my clients asked me a very good question just the other day: What do you do with your valuables like your camera, credit cards, and money when your are on an excursion to the beach or on a snorkeling boat? One possibility is to do what our family does. … [Continue Reading]

“Faster to the Fun” – Convenient Service or Just Another Way to Make a Buck?

Yesterday, Carnival introduced their new “Faster to the Fun” program, which allows passengers to purchase an express boarding pass that not only offers early boarding but guarantees state room availability upon boarding and immediate luggage delivery. In addition, the program gives tender and dining reservations priority through-out the cruise, benefits often reserved to many… [Continue Reading]

Oceania Cruises Announces Tours and Excursion Packages

Jan 04, 2012
MIAMI, January 4, 2012 – Oceania Cruises is introducing more than 1,000 new tours and excursion packages that allow guests to custom design their destination experience and enjoy significant savings. This product enhancement is in addition to previously announced new… [Continue Reading]

Mexican Folklorico: A Tourist’s Primer From a Dancer’s Point of View

If you are taking a cruise that stops in Mexico and you enjoy performing arts, be sure to take excursion that includes a Mexican Folklorico Dance performance.
I have to admit I am a little biased in recommending Mexican dance performances, as I studied and performed with a troupe in Arizona for 5 years.   During that… [Continue Reading]

Princess Cruises Announces Winners of 2011 Alaska Region Shore Excursion Awards

SANTA CLARITA, Calif. (October 7, 2011) — Each year, Princess Cruises marks the end of the Alaska season with shipboard awards ceremonies celebrating the year’s favorite local tour operators. The line’s 12th annual C.R.U.I.S.E. service awards have just been handed out, honoring the best shore excursion experiences and guides in most ports on Alaska itineraries,… [Continue Reading]