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.

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?

Cruise Line Says Goodbye to Last Minute Cruise Deals

During the past decade, cruise lines have built an abundance of new cruise ships that are double or triple in size compared to ships built before 2000. The growth of the cruise industry has not kept up with the added berths from the new cruise ships.

Quantum of the Seas 2014 – 2015 Schedule Announced!

by CruiseSource The Quantum of the Seas will be sailing Roundtrip from Cape Liberty, NJ starting in November 2014. The sail dates have been announced.   Quantum 2014 – 2015 Sail Dates: November 2, 2014 8-Night Westbound Transatlantic Cruise South Hampton to Cape Liberty , NJ November 18th, 2014: 3-Night Quantum Sampler November 21st, 2014: 2-Night Quantum Sampler November 23rd, 2014: … Read more

Royal Caribbean’s Quantum class: new thrills, bigger staterooms

By Arnie Weissman – TRAVEL WEEKLY Simulated skydiving. A glass observation pod at the end of a giant, swiveling mechanical arm. A circus arts training school. Bumper cars. These, as well as larger standard cabins and several new stateroom classifications, will be among the defining features of Royal Caribbean International’s new Quantum-class ships, introduced in renderings to travel agents and … Read more

Royal Caribbean touts new dining options aboard its ships

from Royal Caribbean Blog Last week Royal Caribbean formally announced it was revamping its main dining room choices by investing in a multi-million dollar upgrade.  Today we know a little more about the changes coming to dinner. Royal Caribbean is investing in the complimentary dining program to increase the variety of menu choices in the main dining room, and in particular, the inclusion of … Read more