Holland America Line Reveals 2024 – 2025 West Coast Cruises
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
Princess Cruises Reveals “The Catch by Rudi” Seafood Restaurant
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
Unbelievable Places PONANT Cruises Can Take You – You’ll Never Guess Where!
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 will celebrate 150th Anniversary on April 18, 2023
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
Luxury Cruising – A Scenic Adventure You Won’t Forget
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!
CRUISE DEAL OF THE WEEK — APRIL 7, 2023
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’ MSC Euribia Brings New Dining Experiences To The High Seas
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
Uncover The Secrets Of Exploring Greece and Israel With Windstar Cruises!
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
Princess Cruises Invites Guests To Experience 2024 Solar Eclipse
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
Explora Journeys Names Dr. Sylvia Earle As Godmother For Explora I
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
MSC Foundation And UNICEF Celebrate 13 Years Of Fundraising And Education Initiatives
Today, the MSC Foundation and UNICEF celebrate 13 years of fundraising and education initiatives for young lives worldwide. The number of donations received overall from MSC’s fundraising activities for UNICEF programs has passed 12 million euros. MSC Foundation Executive Director Da
Princess Cruises Opens 2024 Cruises in Europe
The 2024 season from Princess Cruises will include the brand’s newest and largest ship, Sun Princess. Sun Princess will debut in February 2024 and travel in the Mediterranean through September 2024. Itineraries will feature some of Europe’s most treasured locales, like Rome, Barcelona, and Athen
Cruise Legend Bob Dickinson Reveals 51 Years of Cruising, Part 3
Join Bill Panoff, CEO of Porthole Cruise and Travel, and Bob Dickinson, Former President of Carnival Cruise Line, for part three of the evolution of the cruise industry. Come reminisce on Dickinson’s 51 years of cruising and learn more about the history of the cruising world.
Swan Hellenic Takes Delivery Of New Flagship SH Diana
Today, Swan Hellenic took the official delivery of its brand-new flagship SH Diana from the Helsinki Shipyard! “We’re delighted to have taken delivery of this exceptionally beautiful and versatile new 5-star vessel,” said Swan Hellenic CEO Andrea Zito. “As the larg
Almost 2 million people cruise from Southampton annually. However, many who come to the UK’s most popular cruise port rush to tourist destinations such as Stonehenge or Windsor Castle which involve hours-long journeys. What are they missing in this port city? I grew up near Southampton and took th
Princess Cruises Announces Partnership With Caymus Vineyards
Wine enthusiasts, this one is for you! Today, Princess Cruises’ shared their latest partnership with Caymus Vineyards to offer an exclusive Caymus Vineyards Winemaker Dinner available on Princess ships sailing North America itineraries at the end of this month and across the fleet by late May!
Holland America Line Reveals South America Itinerary For 2024-2025
Guests looking to travel to South America are in for a treat! Holland America Line has unveiled the brand’s 2024 – 2025 itinerary visiting destination-rich itineraries like Brazil, Antarctica, and much more! “Holland America Line’s South America cruises contin
Regent Seven Seas Epicurean Perfectionist
Taste, Travel and Explore the World! While the eyes of the cruise industry are focused on Fort Lauderdale’s Seatrade Cruise Global 2023, I find myself further south in Miami, boarding the glorious Seven Seas Splendor for a half-day event that will acquaint me with the line’s newly-announced Epic
Discover the Secrets of Graceland’s Forbidden Upstairs Areas!
Bill Panoff, CEO of Porthole Cruise and Travel and Lisa Dean, Public Relations Director of Graceland, are exploring Elvis Presley’s home in Memphis, Tennessee. Join and witness behind the scenes of the property and learn more about the history behind the historical landmark. Approximately 600,000
Redefining Cruising: What MSC Cruises Has In Store For The Future!
Bill Panoff, Editor-in-Chief of Porthole Cruise and Travel, gives viewers a glimpse of Seatrade Cruise Global! Get to know more about Pierfrancesco Vago, the Chairman Passenger Division for MSC Cruises, and his involvement in the state of the industry. Vago shares the new changes to MSC Cruises, inc