Porthole Cruise News Briefs – Jan. 29, 2016
Porthole Cruise News Briefs – Jan. 29, 2016 Royal Caribbean International is making its newest ship, Harmony of the Seas, more family friendly than ever, with offerings like the DreamWorks Experience, enhanced entertainment in the award-winning Adventure Ocean youth program, and a new collection o
Cruise Deal of the Week – Jan. 29, 2016
Cruise Deal of the Week – Jan. 29, 2016 South Pacific luxury line Paul Gauguin Cruises is celebrating Valentine’s Day with exclusive “Take Your Sweetie to Tahiti” gift packages for guests on 2016 and 2017 sailings aboard the m/s Paul Gauguin who book between January 25 and February 14, 2
Carnival and Carrie Underwood Join Forces with Operation Homefront | Cruise News – Jan. 28, 2016
Carnival and Carrie Underwood Join Forces with Operation Homefront to Support Troops Cruise News – Jan. 28, 2016 Carnival Cruise Line has teamed up with Grammy winner Carrie Underwood and the national nonprofit Operation Homefront in an initiative dubbed “Honor. Family. Fun.” The year-long pro
Norwegian’s New Europe Itineraries for Summer 2017 | Cruise News – Jan. 26, 2016
Norwegian Cruise Line Announces New Europe Itineraries for Summer 2017 Cruise News – Jan. 26, 2016 Norwegian Cruise Line has announced its summer 2017 deployment for Europe that, for the first time in company history, features five ships sailing in Europe in the summer season. Highlights of th
Royal Caribbean, WWF Announce Partnership for Ocean Conservation | Cruise News – Jan. 25, 2016
Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. and World Wildlife Fund Announce Global Partnership to Support Ocean Conservation Cruise News – Jan. 25, 2016 Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. and World Wildlife Fund (WWF) have announced a five-year global partnership to help ensure the long-term health of the oceans.
You Can’t Take It With You — Can You??
Monday Mantra What’s in Your Suitcase? … What’s in Your Suitcase? … What’s in Your Suitcase? … You Can’t Take It With You — Can You?? Wait till you see what some folks are packing … My cruise luggage typically includes clothes, underwear, shoes, cosmetics, deodorant, ha
Arnold Donald – Day in the Life
The March/April 2016 issue of Porthole Cruise Magazine features an article on “Day in the Life” of Arnold Donald, president & CEO of Carnival Corporation. So PortholeTV decided to get a behind-the-scenes look at this cruise exec in action.
Porthole Cruise News Briefs – Jan. 22, 2016
Porthole Cruise News Briefs – Jan. 22, 2016 Un-Cruise Adventures is celebrating 20 years of small ship adventure cruising in 2016 with new trips to the Galápagos Islands, Costa Rica and Panama, and a collection of cruise perks including chairman’s theme cruises with company owners, an essay
Cruise Deal of the Week – Jan. 22, 2016
Cruise Deal of the Week – Jan. 22, 2016 Holland America Line’s “View & Verandah” deal offers between $300 and $500 in onboard credit, free stateroom upgrades, up to 10 percent off Journeys Ashore and 25 percent off Collectors’ Voyages on select sailings. Offers are per stateroom, a
Two Fleets to be Renewed for 2016 | Cruise News – Jan. 21, 2016
Two Fleets to be Renewed for 2016 Cruise News – Jan. 21, 2016 Regent Seven Seas Cruises and Norwegian Cruise Line are going all out to bring their ships to the next level – with Regent investing $125 million in sprucing up older vessels, and Norwegian investing $400 million in new standards
Five Faves: May the Force Cruise with You
Porthole‘s Five Faves May the Force Cruise with You Five Things to Geek Out Over During a Star Wars Day at Sea Disney Cruise Line has just staged its first-ever “Star Wars Day at Sea” cruise, and the experience is nothing short of a galactic bash for geeks and newbies alike. As a super fan
Scenic Announces Entry into Ocean Yacht Cruising | Cruise News – Jan. 19, 2016
Scenic Announces Entry into Ocean Yacht Cruising Cruise News – Jan. 19, 2016 Luxury travel operator Scenic, has announced the launch of its first Discovery Yacht, Scenic Eclipse. A specialist in river cruising until now, Scenic’s recently established ocean cruise line heralds a new directi
Cruise Deal of the Week – Jan. 15, 2016
Cruise Deal of the Week – Jan. 15, 2016 All-inclusive river operator Scenic Luxury Cruises & Tours is now offering free international round-trip flights, 2-for-1 business class flights, and $495 fares on round-trip flights from 20 major gateways in the United States. The airfare deals are
Fathom Announces New Social Impact Activities in the Dominican Republic | Cruise News – Jan. 14, 2016
Fathom Announces New Social Impact Activities in the Dominican Republic Cruise News – Jan. 14, 2016 The newest cruise brand, Fathom, is adding four more on-ground social impact activities available to travelers visiting the Dominican Republic. In addition to the range of activities previo
Holland America Line Brings Dutch Masters to Sea | Cruise News – Jan. 13, 2016
Holland America Line Partners with Rijksmuseum to Bring Dutch Masterpieces to Sea Cruise News – Jan. 13, 2016 Holland America Line is celebrating its Dutch heritage in a new partnership with Rijksmuseum, the most-visited national museum in the Netherlands. Through the collaboration, the “Rij
Five Faves: Name That Ship!
Porthole‘s Five Faves Name That Ship! Our cruising quiz will put your ship knowledge to the test. Cruisers know what they love – ships! But how well do you know them? Put your passion to the test, scroll down and see if you can follow the clues to identify our five favorite cruise ship s
Celebrity Cruises Unveils New “Modern Luxury Lives Here” Campaign | Cruise News – Jan. 12, 2016
Celebrity Cruises Unveils New “Modern Luxury Lives Here” Campaign Cruise News – Jan. 12, 2016 Celebrity Cruises has debuted a new campaign — “Modern Luxury Lives Here” — which leverages the iconic “X” in the Celebrity logo and showcases what makes the line unique. The campaign
Cashing In – Here’s how you could really feel the surcharge pinch.
Monday Mantra A Small Price to Pay … A Small Price to Pay … A Small Price to Pay Cashing In Here’s how you could really feel the surcharge pinch. Why do I hear so many cruisers whine about surcharges that usually apply to fabulous specialty restaurants and extraordinary new features that drama