Category: Cruise News

A Luxury Cruise Renaissance Begins »

A luxury cruise renaissance is on its way as Crystal Cruises, Regent Seven Seas Cruises, Seabourn Cruise Line and Silversea Cruises all expand their operations from now into 2018 and beyond.

Cruise Ships Offer Easy Ways to Add Fun to Business Meetings »

“It has so many options for different demographics,” said Adam Noyes, chief restaurant operations officer for Checkers and Rally’s restaurants, who’s helped plan and host 18 cruises to reward the brands’ top performers. “It’s a good solution for folks that want high activity or low activity. They can create their own experience.”

Celebrity Cruises 101: How Each Class Stacks Up »

The future is in the hands of the forthcoming EDGE-class of ships. Little is yet known about this pair of vessels other than that they will be 117,000 tons and carry 2,900 guests, sizing them in between the Millennium- and Solstice-class to accommodate, “small ship itineraries with large ship amenities,” according to Celebrity. The ships will be built at STX France and be delivered in the fall of 2018 and early 2020.

See What It Will Be Like to Travel on Seven Seas Explorer, a $10,000 per Night Cruise Ship »

The extravagant interiors of the 750-passenger ship are currently being readied for a big debut by three firms: ICRAVE, RTKL, and Tillberg Design. The design is filled with luxury materials, from mahogany and crystal to cashmere and Murano handblown glass.

Norwegian Escape vs. Anthem of the Seas »

Cruisers have two shiny new cruise ships on the East Coast to consider. Norwegian Cruise Line has unveiled its biggest cruise ship yet, Norwegian Escape, which will sail from Miami come early November. Making its U.S. debut around the same, Royal Caribbean’s Anthem of the Seas arrives in Bayonne’s Cape Liberty in NJ after a stint sailing from Southampton, U.K. Both cruise ships are packed with concept restaurants, brand partnerships, innovative entertainment options and an abundance of activities that encompass running, jumping, climbing and even flying. So how do you know which is right for you?

Five travel mistakes people make, and will probably make again »

My friends have done this too, so I don’t feel so bad about this one. There’s nothing quite as disorienting as arriving at your hotel late at night and your reservation can’t be found because you booked it for the previous night.

15 Best Cruise Ship Alternative Restaurants »

–By Erica Silverstein, Senior Editor; updated by Gina Kramer, Associate Editor Eating well at a great restaurant is one of life’s finest indulgences, whether it’s leave-you-speechless haute cuisine or greasy, salty guilty pleasures. The good news for cruisers is you don’t have to leave dining choices behind on dry land when you set sail. Cruise […]

Your passport is good for 10 years — or is it? »

And then, at the airport, or cruise port, a strange look crosses the airline agent’s face. The next thing you know, your trip is in smoking ruins.

The Captain Is King at Sea »

When you’re on a ship at sea, the captain is always king. You might not be lucky enough to sit at his table for dinner, but remember that you are a subject of his kingdom. For smooth sailing on the seas, remember your proper etiquette, but also keep in mind a few extra rules:

Cruise: How to eat your way around the Norwegian fjords »

While the fjords are a feast for the eyes, Norway’s culinary treats are also worth savouring