Carnival Cruise Line announced its appointed senior officers and entertainment team leaders for the brand’s newest ship, Carnival Venezia, on April 14, 2023. The ship’s senior officers are Captain Claudio Cupisti, Chief Engineer Cesare Boldrini and Hotel Director Karl Hallberg. Entertainme
Princess Cruises has announced several events aboard Sky Princess and Regal Princess to celebrate the coronation of King Charles III next month. These events include a live stream of ‘The Coronation Service at Westminister’ and ‘The Coronation Concert at Windsor Castle’ on a 300-square-foo
Join Bill Panoff, CEO of Porthole Cruise and Travel, and Francesco Galli Zugaro, CEO and Founder of Aqua Expeditions, to discuss the new ships and destinations coming to Aqua Expeditions this season. Click here to learn more!
Hey cruisers! As the weather gets warmer, cruises are offering more and more exciting deals and promotions! Take advantage of these amazing savings from AmaWaterways! AmaWaterways announced that it is extending its popular pre- or post-cruise Complimentary Land Package offer on itineraries in
Today, Carnival Cruise Line’s Carnival Luminosa, Carnival Spirit, and Carnival Pride are all three repositioning for the Alaska and Europe Season! upcoming itineraries Carnival Luminosa: Carnival Luminosa is embarking on a 23-day transpacific sailing and will visit destinations like New
AmaWaterways and Backroads continue their eight years of collaborating by announcing a line of up to 140 European river cruise departures featuring Backroads-enhanced biking tours. This experience will take guests to the Dordogne, Garonne, and Gironde Rivers of Bordeaux; the Danube, Douro, Rhine, an
On April 29, 2023, Princess Cruises will begin her 2023 cruise and cruisetour season in Alaska! Guests can choose from seven of the brand’s ships and explore The Great Land across 14 cruise itineraries and 25 land-sea vacations! The ships offering this Alaskan itinerary are Discovery Pri
Viking Cruises announced that its newest Nile River ship, the Viking Aton, was floated out on April 4, 2023 at Massara shipyard in Cairo. Viking Chairman Torstein Hagen and Sayed Farouk, Chairman of The Arab Contractors (Osman Ahmed Osman & Co.), attended the ceremony and pressed the button to l
Join Bill Panoff, CEO of Porthole Cruise and Travel, and Kevin Sheehan, President And CEO of Margaritaville, to learn more about the cruise line’s ship experience and extended stays in the Bahamas! Discover more information on the brand’s latest partnership with the Margaritaville Hotel
1. Northern Exposures. Iñupiaq photographer Brian Adams and Anchorage Museum Director Julie Decker take readers on an Arctic tour in I Am Inuit. This collection of vivid portraits and personal stories from 20 communities of Alaska Natives defies expectations as it reveals 21st- century life among p
Holland America Line has officially opened cruise bookings for its 2024 – 2025 West Coast season from San Diego, California, and Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada! Guests will have the opportunity to see the world from their doorstep, without international air, or by taking a flight from Can
Today, Princess Cruises has revealed a new specialty seafood restaurant, “The Catch by Rudi,” a dining experience in collaboration with Culinary Chef Rudi Sodamin, head of culinary arts for Princess Cruises. MORE ABOUT “The Catch by Rudi” The seafood experience will begin abo
Bill Panoff, Editor-in-Chief of Porthole Cruise and Travel joins Hervé Gastinel CEO of PONANT Cruises to discuss the intimate cruising experience with the brand. Learn more about PONANT’s “Woman of the Poles” initiative and its impact on the industry.
Holland America Line is preparing to celebrate its 150th anniversary on April 18, 2023. The Rotterdam VII will arrive at its namesake city, Rotterdam, the Netherlands, to celebrate with port officials and guests. The Zuiderdam will be at Amsterdam, the Netherlands, and host an evening party for Gran
Join Bill Panoff, CEO of Porthole Cruise and Travel and Ken Muskat President of Scenic Group USA to discuss the brand’s latest vessels Scenic Eclipse II and Emerald Sakara! Learn more about the new culinary experience with Chef Ben from Below Deck and Chef Bryan Voltaggio!
Hey cruisers! As summer draws closer, cruises are offering exciting deals and promotions! Take advantage of this amazing promotion from Silversea Cruises and treat yourself to some luxury on upcoming sailings! On April 3, 2023, Silversea Cruises launched a new Suite Upgrades promotion for its
MSC Cruises has shared exciting news about the brand’s newest ship MSC Euribia launching in June this year! MSC Euribia will feature new dining experiences and venues, from steakhouses to sushi, cocktails, and coffee for all to enjoy. “We are always looking to anticipate the next big
Join Bill Panoff, CEO of Porthole Cruise and Travel aboard Windstar Cruises’ all-suite Star Legend! Explore the Greek Islands, Israel, and Athens in this exciting experience! Windstar Cruises is a private yacht-style cruise that sails with between 148 to 342 guests to destinations throug
Guests who are looking to view one of the last major total eclipses keep reading! Princess Cruises has altered its itinerary aboard Emerald Princess, inviting guests to experience a solar eclipse at sea in April 2024. MORE ABOUT THE ITINERARY On April 8, 2024, a total solar eclipse lasting as long a
Dr. Sylvia Earle, oceanographer and explorer has been named godmother of Explora Journeys newest ship, EXPLORA 1. On July 8, 2023, Dr. Earle will name the ship during its naming ceremony in Civitavecchia. “We are honored to have Dr. Sylvia Earle as the Godmother of our first luxury ship, EXPLO