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Celebrate National Chocolate Cake Day with this Cruise Ship Classic

Dining

We often sing the praises of the inventive, entertaining, and sometimes, celebrity-chef driven specialty restaurants on cruise ships. But some of the best culinary experiences cruising are in the main...

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6 New Cruise Ships that Debuted this Fall You'll Want to Sail on in 2022

River or Ocean Cruises Caribbean

Just this fall, since the return to ocean cruising, we’ve also seen a splendid return of cruise ship christenings. Along with new health innovations like ventilation systems and virtual safety...

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Cruising From the US is Back!

River or Ocean Cruises North America

It’s official. Cruising has returned to ports in the U.S. While many cruise lines have already started sailing with North American guests from offshore ports in the Caribbean and Europe,...

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Riding the Rails AND the Waves in the Latest Travel Trend

Luxury

There’s a phrase in travel: ‘Multi-modal’. Think of ‘planes, trains and automobiles,’ where you complete your trip via a number of different types of transportation. Multi-modal travel is not new. But one...

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Cruise Ships: New, Improved, and Coming Soon

River or Ocean Cruises

The latest designs, innovations, and features, in a sparkling white cruise ship gliding over the waves. If that’s not enough to get you excited about taking a cruise on a...

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Yes, You Can Cruise Again - This Summer! Here's How.

River or Ocean Cruises

No sailing in American or Canadian waters yet? No problem! That’s what at least three cruise lines – so far - are saying.Plus, some other lines confirming they’re able to start cruising...

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3rd 'Lady Ship' Announced for New Cruise Company on International Women's Day

River or Ocean Cruises

Cruise lovers haven’t even had a chance to sail aboard the first ship on this new – and much anticipated – cruise line. The Scarlet Lady launched a year ago just...

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Drink a Cocktail Made by the World’s 1st Human-like Robot Bartender at Sea

River or Ocean Cruises

He mixes drinks, but doesn’t stop there. ‘Rob’ the robot bartender also speaks 8 languages, tells jokes and even dances too! When we can cruise again, you won’t want to miss...

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Kiss the 'Love Boat' Goodbye

River or Ocean Cruises

If you remember Saturday night TV dominated by a double-header of feel-good, travel-inspired shows, with the ‘Love Boat’ followed by ‘Fantasy Island’, this is the end of an era. The ‘Love...

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8 New Cruise Ships You Missed in 2020 - And Why to Sail Them Soon

River or Ocean Cruises

Can we hit the reset button on 2020? Usually, at the beginning of each year, we look forward to new ships guests will be among the first in the world to...

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3 Luxurious Ways to Experience the Travel Event of 2021 - the Antarctic Solar Eclipse

Adventure

A year from now, one of the travel events of our lifetime will be over. Not only will 2021 see the return to travel we’ve all longed for; on December 4th,...

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'Escape' on a Luxury Cruise This Season Without Leaving Home: Meryl Streep Stars in New Movie Filmed at Sea

River or Ocean Cruises New York, New York

We can’t travel on a luxury cruise ourselves right now– or do many of the other things we love to do around the holidays - but “Let Them All Talk” lets...

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Cruising Again by November? Industry Association Lays Out Formula to Start Sailing

River or Ocean Cruises Caribbean

You might be on a cruise in the Caribbean before the holidays. Cruising in the Americas – that’s the cruise region for the Caribbean, Mexico and Central America - could...

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One COVID Change of Plans Continues a Heart-Warming Legacy for this Cruise Line

River or Ocean Cruises

Holland America Line Changes the Name of its Newbuild and Designates it the New FlagshipTravel has taken a beating by COVID-19. But there’s one way it’s giving us something to...

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This Cruise Line Kicked Guests off a Cruise. Here's Why it's Good News for You and Cruise Travel

River or Ocean Cruises

Guests left behind when a ship sails away is usually an unfortunate situation no cruise line likes to talk about. But when it happened last week in Naples, cheers rang out...

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The New COVID Safety Measure Cruise Travelers will actually LOVE

River or Ocean Cruises

It’s one of the least-loved experiences on a cruise. Not long after you board your ship with excitement to explore and start your vacation, you are required to put down your...

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Bubble Cruising? Yes, You Can Cruise Close to Home

River or Ocean Cruises North America

COVID's impact on travel is having one brilliant effect: it's shining a spotlight on the boom in cruising on the waterways of North America, with new ships and new itineraries...

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What's a Travel Bubble? Plus 3 Tips For Making the Most of Yours

Before your trip North America

You might see this view sooner than you think.The world of travel has begun to re-open. But it’s not like the tap has suddenly been turned full blast. More like a...

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Doubling Down on the Future of Small Ship Travel: This Cruise Line Confirms 2 New Ships Launching in 2021

River or Ocean Cruises

As we all look at our calendars trying to plan when we’ll travel again, one cruise line is sure its small ship cruises will strike a chord with travelers eager...

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In it for the Long Haul: Cruise Line Marks 147 Years of Sailing History

River or Ocean Cruises

These historic photos and delightful vintage posters trace one of the longest journeys of any cruise line. Holland America Line commemorates its 147th anniversary in April 2020. While 147 years is...

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Earth Day Marks A Quarter Century of Conservation for Disney

Outdoor Activities

For more than 60 years, beloved fictional animals have been central to Disney storytelling and families’ experiences in Disney parks and ships. And for the last 25 of those years, the...

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8 New Ocean Cruise Ships to Add to Your 2020 Travel Bucket List

River or Ocean Cruises

Have you booked a cruise in 2020? Cruise travel continues its meteoric rise as one of the fastest-growing and most popular ways to travel. No matter your travel style –...

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The World's Newest Cruise Line Has Already Announced a 2nd Ship

River or Ocean Cruises Barcelona, Spain

That’s before its first ship has even launched. Virgin Voyages is like all of Sir Richard Branson’s new endeavors: it’s all about making waves. Everyone is talking about Branson’s new take...

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See the World's Tallest Indoor Waterfall at this New Airport

Transportation Singapore, Singapore

It's one of the world's top ten busiest airports, with a flight every 80 seconds. A hundred airlines transport over 60 million passengers yearly to and from Singapore's Changi airport. So millions...

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