Porthole Cruise News Briefs – July 29, 2016 Crystal Cruises has unveiled a patriotic 14-day fall voyage aboard Crystal Serenity that visits more than a dozen iconic American sites, including the U.S. Capitol Building and White House; Baltimore’s Fort McHenry, which inspired “The Star-S
[spb_text_block pb_margin_bottom=”no” pb_border_bottom=”no” width=”1/1″ el_position=”first last”] Cruise Deal of the Week – July 29, 2016 For select Holland America Line cruises between January 2017 and April 2018, booking now can net you up to $
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Hallucinating in this heat? Envision yourself cooling off on a cruise ship with these cold treats. As my beloved Jiji was fond of saying, “it’s hotter than two rats cuddling in a wool sock.” All over the United States, July has been brutally hot … and August doesn’t look to be bringing any
Norwegian Cruise Line Unveils Hull Art for China-Based Ship Cruise News – July 27, 2016 Norwegian Cruise Line announced that it has commissioned renowned Chinese artist Tan Ping to design the hull artwork of its soon to-be-unveiled Breakaway-Plus class ship, Norwegian Joy, which is scheduled
Carnival Cruise Line Brings Build-a-Bear Workshop to Sea Cruise News – July 26, 2016 Carnival Cruise Line and Build-A-Bear Workshop have entered into an exclusive partnership that will bring the unique retail-entertainment experience to the line’s fleet. The first Build-A-Bear Workshop At Se
Monday Mantra Nosy and Nautical … Nosy and Nautical …Nosy and Nautical Boundaries On Board Cruisers tend to be friendly. But there are limits…. “A penthouse?? Wow! And how much did that set you back?” I was leaning on the bar, signing the tab for a cosmopolitan and a Beefeater on the rocks
Porthole Cruise News Briefs – July 22, 2016 MSC Cruises has announced additions to its onboard family programs that include a kids-dedicated interactive cooking class designed with Michelin-starred chef Carlo Cracco; the introduction of an innovative kids sports program, DOREBRO; and a new, ex
Cruise Deal of the Week – July 22, 2016 Cunard Line has announced World Adventure Month, which features Free Balcony Upgrades on the line’s three queens: Queen Mary 2, Queen Elizabeth, and Queen Victoria. From now until August 16, 2016, book a balcony stateroom for the same fare as an oceanv
Dish It Up Five culinary masterpieces aboard Regent’s new Seven Seas Explorer While most passengers are sleeping peacefully in their silken beds, I am tossing and turning, wondering how do I possibly narrow down the many outstanding dishes aboard Regent Seven Seas Cruises’ new Seven Seas Explore
In the first episode of our Countdown to Seabourn Encore, PortholeTV looks at the exciting initial timeline of construction through float out. From steel cutting and keel laying to the traditional coin ceremony and first float out, have a look at the beginning stages of this new luxury cruise ship.
Porthole Cruise News Briefs – July 15, 2016 American Cruise Lines successfully launched its newest ship, American Constellation, which is being designed and built by Chesapeake Shipbuilding in Salisbury, Maryland. The launching comes just weeks after the joining of the major two hull sec
Princess Cruises’ Great Getaways Sale is offering up to 35% off on short getaway cruises (based on double occupancy). Getaway cruises range from 3 to 5 days and include the Caribbean, California, Mexico, and Canada and New England. In addition to the special savings, book with reduced deposits of
Regent Seven Seas Cruises Officially Welcomes Seven Seas Explorer Godmother of Seven Seas Explorer, Her Serene Highness Princess Charlene of Monaco, cut a red velvet ribbon that sent a Primat bottle of Veuve Clicquot champagne smashing against the ship’s hull to officially christen the new
Five Cruise Experiences Worth the Splurge If you’re in love with cruising, chances are, a good portion of your savings goes directly into a “Cruise Fund” — on call for spending money for this year’s holiday cruise, in a bigger pot for that dreamy South Pacific itinerary, or being squirrele
Disney Cruise Line Announces Upcoming Holiday Cruises This fall and winter, cruisers can experience specially themed Halloween and holiday sailings across the Disney Cruise Line fleet. Halloween on the High Seas takes place on most voyages aboard Disney Dream, Disney Fantasy, and D
Crystal Mozart Christening Signifies Official Launch of Crystal River Cruises | Cruise News – July 11, 2016
Crystal Mozart Christening Signifies Official Launch of Crystal River Cruises Cruise News – July 11, 2016 Today, in the latest milestone for the expansion of Crystal Cruises, Crystal Mozart was officially welcomed to the Crystal River Cruises fleet in Vienna, Austria, during an elegant ceremo
Rise and Shine – Some cruisers might think getting up before dawn is crazy. They don’t know what they’re missing.
Monday Mantra The Early Bird Gets the View … The Early Bird Gets the View … The Early Bird Gets the View … Rise and Shine Some cruisers might think getting up before dawn is crazy. They don’t know what they’re missing. Last night I was lying in bed reading when the following sentence stopp
Porthole Cruise News Briefs – July 8, 2016 Cunard Line’s iconic ocean liner, Queen Mary 2, made her U.S. debut into her homeport of Brooklyn, New York, following her major renovation. VIPs in attendance included Carnival Corporation CEO, Arnold Donald; Cunard, North America, President