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Dec 03 2013 07:00 AM
Decked out and dancing under a clear sky or in an elaborately decorated lounge, water views galore, champagne flowing, a live band playing, balloon drops and maybe even fireworks. If that sounds like your kind of New Year's Eve celebration head to a cr...
Nov 23 2013 06:00 PM
They can be found on every sailing - ill-mannered and thoughtless individuals who can’t be bothered with rules, regulations or just plain common sense. Here are my top ten most rude and annoying fellow passengers. 10. The...
Nov 20 2013 07:10 PM
Smoking restrictions have curtailed some pleasures for cigar enthusiasts. But while smoking cigarettes is somewhat passé on cruise ships (several lines recently tightened restrictions), the art of cigar smoking is not. Clubby cigar bars done up in...
Nov 17 2013 11:00 PM
If you have been hearing the siren call of the seas lately, you're far from alone. More than 16 million people headed off on cruises in 2011, according to data from the Florida-Caribbean Cruise Association. It's hardly surprising so many people conside...
Nov 14 2013 07:00 PM
WESTON, Fla. -- cruisefaremonitor.com opened its doors to the public on June 27, 2013. Using state-of-the-art computer technology, combined with instant e-mails and phone alerts, they make available an estimated $3.5 billion in annual cost sa...
Nov 14 2013 06:00 AM
River cruising is the in-vogue travel trend, so popular that more than two-dozen new river ships will debut in 2014. Industry-leading Viking River Cruises alone will christen 14 ships in March, with Avalon Waterways, AmaWaterways, Uniworld, Tauc...
Nov 11 2013 10:50 PM
Over the last few years, it seems as if major cruise lines have been harnessing the star power of every kind of celebrity to sell more voyages. Some feature food from Top Chefs, entertainment from American Idols or even a chance to sail the Caribbean w...
Nov 11 2013 05:00 PM
As a cruise specialist, one of the questions I hear most is “why should I book with a travel agent, when I can simply book directly on the web with the cruise line?” Great question. Purchasing a cruise should be a personal exper...
Nov 10 2013 06:55 PM
Carnival: Two ships -- Carnival Victory and Carnival Imagination replaced in January by Carnival Ecstasy -- sailing day cruises out of Miami (unchanged from last year), plus an additional ship, Carnival Freedom, sailing occasional five-day cruises...
Nov 06 2013 07:00 AM
Santa met us at the embarkation gangway. He was five days early for gift-giving, but he set the tone for a two-week holiday cruise to the Caribbean. Behind him on Oceania’s Riviera, docked last December in Miami, four carolers, dressed in English...