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What To Know Before Buying This $25,000 Cruise Ship Condo

What To Know Before Buying This $25,000 Cruise Ship Condo

Last week, we told you about a cruise ship offering the opportunity to bid on a condo-style stateroom for a starting price of $25,000. Now, with the first batch of staterooms slated to be auctioned off beginning November 5th, the company hoping to turn an 

CDC Issues New Cruise Warning as No-Sail Set To Expire

CDC Issues New Cruise Warning as No-Sail Set To Expire

Even as cruising has relaunched overseas and several U.S. lines are hoping to welcome guests by the end of the year, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control has issued a new warning which could throw a wrench into the resumption of cruises. What the CDC 

The One Change That Could Save The Cruise Industry

The One Change That Could Save The Cruise Industry

For over 100 years, U.S. legislation called The Jones Act has dictated that only American-owned, crewed, registered and built ships can transport cargo between U.S. ports. (Photo courtesy of Carnival Cruise Line) An even older law — the Passenger Vessel Services Act of 1886 — 

Timeline: 2020 Cruise Industry Shutdown

Timeline: 2020 Cruise Industry Shutdown

As the cruise industry shutdown continues to have a global impact, it’s sometimes hard to remember exactly how we got to where we are today. It’s safe to say that nobody could have foreseen how serious the current health crisis would become, let alone how 

Travel During A Pandemic: Disney Springs Hotel Stay

Travel During A Pandemic: Disney Springs Hotel Stay

Thanks to the current health crisis, cruise ships aren’t sailing, leaving many people looking for alternatives they can enjoy while still remaining safe. With that in mind, we’re offering a series of articles about various restaurants, hotels, parks and venues found around Florida, one of 

Cruise Radio News Briefs | Week of October 18, 2020

Cruise Radio News Briefs | Week of October 18, 2020

Welcome to the Cruise Radio News Brief for the Week of October 18, 2020, where we bring you the latest cruise news, our weekly podcast, and recent YouTube videos. 1. Royal Caribbean celebrated its first ship returning to service. Quantum of the Seas plans to set 

The Controversial Technology That Could Change Cruising Forever

The Controversial Technology That Could Change Cruising Forever

Not all cruisers were onboard when cruise lines started moving toward a more technology-driven experience. As wearable tech like the Princess Ocean Medallion was introduced, some pushed back over various concerns, chief among them privacy issues. The layers that make up the Ocean Medallion wearable 

The Rule Change That Could Save Alaska’s 2021 Cruise Season

The Rule Change That Could Save Alaska’s 2021 Cruise Season

More than 1.3 million expected cruise ship passengers did not arrive in Alaska in 2020 due to the industry-wide shutdown that began in March and largely continues to this day. Photo: Disney Cruise Line What was ramping up to be another sold-out season for one 

Royal Caribbean Makes Changes to Winter 2021/2022 Cruise Schedule

Royal Caribbean Makes Changes to Winter 2021/2022 Cruise Schedule

Royal Caribbean has announced their revised winter 2021 to 2022 sailing schedule, based on market research as well as guest and travel agent feedback. It includes new itineraries in the Caribbean, Australia, and New Zealand. The changes are as follows: Bahamas & Caribbean Instead of 

Impressive Timelapse of New Cruise Ship Being Built [VIDEO]

Impressive Timelapse of New Cruise Ship Being Built [VIDEO]

Holland America Line’s new ship Rotterdam is currently under construction at Fincantieri’s shipyard in Marghera, Italy. Rotterdam under construction in Italy (Photo: Holland America Line) Originally named Ryndam, the vessel’s name was changed to Rotterdam when the line’s most recent Rotterdam ship was sold to Fred.Olsen Cruise