What are Cruise Lines Doing to Avoid Whales?

(9:45 a.m. EDT) — Since last week’s unfortunate incident in Alaska, in which a dead whale was discovered on the bow of Princess Cruises‘ Sapphire Princess, travellers have been asking what cruise lines do — and what they can do better — to avoid such situations. Because large mammals are too small to show up on radar, cruise ships must … Read more

Cruise ship strikes whale near Juneau

by Channel 2 News staff The whale was discovered around 8 a.m. Wednesday (Photo courtesy National Marine Fisheries Service) The ship’s bulbous bow lies beneath the water. (Photo courtesy the National Marine Fisheries Service) ANCHORAGE, Alaska — A cruise ship struck a whale Wednesday while cruising south of Juneau. According to radio station KINY, a National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration … Read more

iiCME Alaska Cruise starts on Sunday from Vancouver

We are getting ready for this exciting Alaskan cruise on Celebrity’s Mercury. It will be my last cruise on her before the ship changes names and goes to TUI Cruises for her new life joining her sister ship the former Celebrity Galaxy.