Category: Cruise

9 Cruise Packing Hacks That Will Revolutionize the Way You Travel »

Going on a cruise requires so many types of clothing: daywear, formalwear, swimwear and even gymwear if you’re inclined to work out. Keeping all of that sorted can be a nightmare.

Heading abroad? Leave your regular card at home »

Cards designed for foreign use are just that – they know you’ll be using them abroad, so they don’t charge you any extra for it. You won’t find any additional fees levied when you make purchases or withdraw cash (and if you do, they’ll be far less than average), which could prove to be far more cost-effective.

What Not to Do on a Cruise Ship Pool Deck »

Several hours spent lying in the sun, plus no sunblock (or no re-application of sunscreen), equals one very bad sunburn that could ruin your vacation.

15 Best Cruise Ship Alternative Restaurants »

Cruise ships are continually upping the ante with specialty restaurants that feature international dishes, celebrity chefs, intimate venues, innovative menus and all-round delicious food.

6 Best Adults-Only Cruise Sun Decks »

Adults-only sun decks come in a variety of shapes and sizes. Many have amenities not available in the main deck areas and nicer loungers or sun beds; some also require an entry fee.

7 Tasty Trends at Sea »

Cruise lines used to be way behind on food trends — serving lobster thermidor and beef Wellington long after they were fashionable.

Groups Embrace High-End Cruises »

Cruises are raising the bar on their offerings for group travelers by Andrea Doyle (Pictured) Travelers can dive into the ocean’s depths with Crystal Cruises’ deep-sea submersible According to Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA), 24 million passengers are expected to sail this year, up from 15 million just 10 years ago. Part of this growth […]

Best New Cruise Amenities of 2016 »

Additions run the gamut from fresh takes on classic concepts to first-of-their-kind innovations; you’ll find breweries and brasseries, giant slides and giant screens, homey hammocks and spiffed-up suites.

Frank Del Rio’s Keys to Branding Your Travel Agency Business »

Differentiate yourself as an expert
Del Rio suggests that you narrow the portfolio of brands you represent so you can be an expert. Who wants to deal with an amateur with a non-informed, or worse, misinformed travel advisor? Market your expertise and your willingness to serve your customers aggressively.

Good news for cruisers: Ships’ on-board Internet service is improving and prices are falling »

Many cruise lines offer Internet cafés where charges accumulate by the minute. These Wi-Fi hubs are available on major lines, including Princess Cruises and Norwegian Cruise Line, that offer a variety of other packages as well.