Norwegian Sky Owner’s Suites The Owner’s Suites on Pride of America, Norwegian Dawn, Norwegian Sun, Norwegian Sky, and Norwegian Star all feature a balcony whirlpool. For those luxury travelers wanting even more outdoor space, a double balcony is offered on Norwegian
Royal Caribbean’s Spectrum of the Seas hits a milestone today in its unique construction process. Spectrum’s Floating Engine Room Unit mega-block set sail on its 3-day, 296 nautical mile journey down the River Ems to the Meyer Werft shipyard in Papenburg, Germany. Royal Caribbean Internation
Porthole Cruise Magazine’s review team set sail on MSC’s newest ship, MSC Seaside. What they found might surprise you! Here are a few tips to making the most out of your first day aboard: ARRIVAL: Avoid the early-bird rush by arriving between 1p.m. and 4p.m. LUGGAGE: Travel light and pack the ne
Porthole Party 2018 Check out the exciting photos and video from this year’s Porthole Cruise Party, which was held in Fort Lauderdale on Tuesday, March 6, 2018, during Seatrade Cruise Global, the industry’s largest conference and trade show. Click HERE to see the photos Thanks to everyone wh
We asked our network of half-a-million cruise enthusiasts what they wish they knew before taking their first cruise, and the polls are in! Here are the top 10 tips for first-time cruisers: Don’t Fill Up Before You Get On The Ship! There’s a buffet as soon as you get on the ship, so try not [&hel
Is a virtual-reality vacation in your future? Travel-tech innovation is a hot topic… and we’ve got the latest on where it’s headed. Virtual reality, video mapping, and giant LED screens are bridging the gap in entertainment offering audiences an immersive experience through multimedia. Royal C
Have you considered a cruise along the Panama Canal? Bill Panoff set sail on his most recent cruise adventure. Here are a few highlights from his stop in Cartagena: The Mixture of Old & New The city of Cartagena stretches just about 220 square miles. The city is made up of 16th-century b
You finally made it to nearly all the islands the Beach Boys sing about… but there’s just one left. You’re crossing Aruba off your list! Imagine docking at the port of Oranjestad. When you disembark the ship, you look around to see the streets flooded with colorful buildings and shopping touri
Picking the perfect vacation to follow the perfect wedding can become just as stressful as picking where to seat your rambunctious second cousin at the reception, but luckily, we have just the solution for you! Cruising is the best way to go when it comes to booking your honeymoon, and here’s why:
Every cruiser has their way of getting the best cruise deals for the least amount of money, but with more than 30 years in the industry, cruise expert Bill Panoff has a collection of tips that can help you get an even better deal. Book Through a Third Party Third-party bookers such as Orbitz.com oft
Have you heard of Harvest Cay? Take a look at the natural beauty and eco-adventures that await at Harvest Caye, Belize, Norwegian Cruise Line’s newest cruise port.
Shopping Tips in St. Lucia Sarah Greaves-Gabbadon, Porthole Cruise Magazine’s Savvy Shopper, takes us to her favorite destinations for shopping tips and a behind-the-scenes look at what awaits cruise travelers. In this episode, she travels to St. Lucia for a chat with mask artist, Zaka, at Zak
PortholeTV was on hand to capture the unveiling of Norwegian Cruise Line’s newest hull artwork by marine life artist Wyland for its upcoming ship, Norwegian Bliss. RELATED: Norwegian Bliss Cruise Ship Review The new ship, which is being purpose-built for cruising in Alaska, will homeport in Se
Cruise Control The November/December 2016 issue of Porthole Cruise Magazine features a “Day in the Life” of Andy Stuart, president and CEO of Norwegian Cruise Line. So PortholeTV decided to get a behind-the-scenes look at this cruise exec in action. Have a look:
Stay tuned as we highlight a different feature of the ship each month — from cuisine and entertainment to accommodations and destinations — all the way to the ultimate launch in December 2016. In Episode 3, PortholeTV looks at the incredible destinations that Seabourn Encore will sail to
In the second episode of our Countdown to Seabourn Encore, PortholeTV looks at the ship’s modern design, which was created bow to stern by hospitality design icon, Adam D. Tihany. Stay tuned as we highlight a different feature of the ship each month — from cuisine and entertainment to ac
At a press conference on August 3, 2016, at 5 o’clock at the Margaritaville Hollywood Beach Resort, Norwegian Cruise Line announced an expanded partnership that will bring Margaritaville at Sea aboard Norwegian Getaway and Norwegian Breakaway in fall 2016.
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.
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Virgin Cruises to Build 3 Mid-Size Ships; First Will Homeport in Miami Cruise News – June 23, 2015 At a standing-room only press conference this morning in Miami, Richard Branson, founder of Virgin Group, and Tom McAlpin, President and CEO of Virgin Cruises, announced initial details about theR