Short vs. long cruises: Which one is right for you? Here’s how they compare.

by Nathan Diller USA TODAY Whether you want a weekend getaway or to max out your vacation days, there’s a cruise for that. Cruise lines offer itineraries ranging from a few days to months long. But there are more differences between short and long sailings than just the amount of time guests spend on board. The length of a cruise can help dictate … Read more

Why You Always Should Purchase Trip Insurance

By Andrea Santillan Cozumel, Mexico. (Doug Parker/Cruise Radio) Two Tampa-based passengers are stuck in Mexico without a passport or medical insurance and require care after becoming victims of a hit-and-run accident. Even though one requires surgery, the couple was discharged by the private hospital because they have no insurance. Natalia Ortega and her partner, Ashley, left the Port of Tampa on … Read more

7 Outdated Cruise Tips You No Longer Need to Follow

By J. Souza Some cruise advice has had a short shelf-life.   It may have been a great cruise tip 10 years ago but in today’s era of cruising it could be an ancient artifact that is better left ignored. Photo Credit: Cruise Fever In this article we will look at some of the most outdated cruise tips that have long … Read more

Uniworld sets sail on its first-ever world cruise

By Kristin Mariano TD Editor Uniworld Boutique River Cruises kicked off its inaugural Rivers of the World trip in Cairo, completing the first segment of the 46-night journey. The itinerary is the first of its kind for Uniworld, taking guests to nine countries aboard five luxury Super Ships combining both cruise and land. The itinerary features exclusive experiences and surprises throughout, such as the opportunity … Read more

Top ten cruise holiday essentials to carry

By Kanchan Nath On Feb 23, 2023 TD Editor Luxury cruise holidays are booming in popularity and now experts have told passengers the 10 must-pack items to take with them on their trip of a lifetime. Luxury cruise experts at Panache Cruises have named the top ten items travellers should take on-board to ensure that their holiday is all plain sailing. James Cole, founder and … Read more

‘The Love Boat’: How a TV show transformed the cruise industry

Tamara Hardingham-Gill, CNN • Published 23rd May 2022 (CNN) — From steam-powered ships, to mega-liners, the cruise industry has been through quite a transformation over the years. And the market has skyrocketed. Back in 1970, an estimated 500,000 people went on a cruise holiday. That figure had jumped to five million by 1997.So what brought about this sudden surge in interest? According to … Read more

The best cruise lines for 2022 have been announced

By: Matt Hochberg The best cruise line may be a very subjective question, but U.S. News & World Report has released their opinion of the best lines across various categories. The 2022 Best Cruises rankings were announced on Tuesday, which is an annual look at which cruise lines rank among the top picks. There are six categories of categories for ranking 17 … Read more