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Whether you’ve been on 50 or zero cruises in your life, this section is intended to help folks get the most out of their cruise trips every single time. If you’re looking for some advice and tips to make the experience that much better, we will be regularly posting articles and content compiled by those who have voyaged before. Check back often for new content!

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Celebrity Cruises Launches a Historic New Ship

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MIAMI, FL – December 4, 2018After more than four years of limitless passion and hard work on the part of thousands of engineers, architects, artisans, designers and crew, Celebrity Cruises sets sail into a new era Tuesday. Celebrity Edge joined the fleet after a moving ceremony where the ship’s godmother, Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Malala […]

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What Gives Oceania Cruises the ‘Finest Cuisine at Sea’?™

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Miami-based Oceania Cruises offers passengers an intimacy in sailing unmatched by other competing lines. Oceania has six mid-size ships (Marina, Riviera, Regatta, Nautica, Insignia, Sirena) and stands apart from the competition by offering an excellent 1-to-2 crew-to-passenger ratio along with comprehensive and unique itineraries, but its Oceania’s claim to the ‘Finest Cuisine at Sea’™ that […]

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The Viking Difference

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Designed for discerning travelers with interests in history, art, music and cuisine, Chairman Torstein Hagen often says Viking offers guests “the thinking person’s cruise” as an alternative to mainstream cruises. Ships are small to get guests closer to their destination, with more time in port and more overnights. On board, guests find serene Scandinavian spaces, […]

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Condé Nast Traveler Readers Again Name Viking the #1 River Cruise Line

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Los Angeles (October 9, 2018) – Viking® (www.vikingcruises.com) has again been voted the Best River Cruise Line by Condé Nast Traveler in the publication’s 2018 Readers’ Choice Awards. Viking has scored in the top of the list every year since the river cruise category was introduced. With the #1 winning score, Condé Nast Traveler readers voted Viking higher than any other […]

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Viking Leads in Luxury with 2018 Cruise Critic Editors’ Picks Awards

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Los Angeles (December 5, 2018) – Viking® today celebrated new accolades from Cruise Critic®, the world’s largest online cruise resource. In the 2018 Editors’ Picks Awards, Cruise Critic honored Viking with five awards in the luxury ocean and river categories. For the second consecutive year, Viking has won more Editors’ Picks awards than any other river or […]

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Norwegian Cruise Line Enhances Free at Sea Program with the Addition Of Free and Reduced Airfare

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Miami, FL, US – Nov 20, 2018 Norwegian Cruise Line, the innovator in cruise travel, today announced the addition of free and reduced airfare to its long-standing Free at Sea program, providing guests with even more freedom, flexibility and value to design their ideal cruise vacation. With over 200 airports across the U.S., Canada and Europe included, guests can take advantage of free or reduced roundtrip airfare for up to two guests when flying […]

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Top 8 Reasons to Cruise with Norwegian

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Miami-based Norwegian Cruise Line (Norwegian or NCL) is notable for revolutionizing the cruise experience via its “Freestyle Cruising” philosophy. Bucking the trends of traditional cruise line stuffiness, NCL encourages passengers to come as they are and enjoy one-of-a-kind entertainment, top-notch dining options, all without the rigidness of other luxury lines. Norwegian  truly offers something for every […]

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Entertainment with an Edge: Celebrity Cruises Unveils its Most Technologically Advanced Theater

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With its transformational design, Celebrity Edge is poised to raise the bar on modern luxury travel to even greater heights, and the entertainment on board is just as game-changing as the ship itself. On Celebrity Edge, guests will experience the brand’s most technologically advanced main theater, the most production shows of any ship in the […]

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6 Tips for Maximizing Your Next Cruise Vacation

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Once you’ve booked your cruise vacation, it’s completely normal and warranted to feel super excited and go through a planning frenzy immediately after the deposit clears your bank account. You could spend your time living life or you could obsess for the next several months on how to plan out flawless itineraries for port days, […]

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6 Friendly Rules for Drinking on a Cruise Ship

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We get it. You’re on vacation on a gorgeous cruise ship with countless options for entertainment, dining, and drinking. Having a couple of drinks or perhaps several drinks pool side while the boat slices through Caribbean waters can and will be very enticing. And what if you’ve opted for an unlimited open bar cruise? You […]

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Carnival Cruise Line Named ‘America’s Most Trusted Cruise Line’ by Reader’s Digest for Fourth Year in a Row

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For the fourth consecutive year, Carnival Cruise Line has been named “America’s Most Trusted Cruise Line” by Reader’s Digest, a Trusted Media Brands, Inc., (TMBI) company and one of the country’s largest and most respected media brands. The Reader’s Digest Trusted Brand Survey® is an independent, online survey conducted in partnership with Ipsos Connect. This year’s […]

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Cruising to Cuba – What You Need to Know

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After decades of an embargo on all things coming out of Cuba and heavy restrictions on tourism, U.S. citizens have been making the trip to the island country just about 100 miles to the south of Key West since 2016. Several airlines are now featuring flights to Havana and it is no longer illegal to […]

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World Cruises – What You Need to Know

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World cruises are offered by several lines with various itineraries touching many of the top destinations around the globe. They can be a great way to cross many travel locations off your bucket list. If you are thinking of embarking on an extended cruise trip, there are several things to be aware of and plan […]

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Stay & Sail – The Ultimate Vacation Experience

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Are you like the thousands of other members who are trying to decide between a cruise vacation and a week stay at your favorite destination? It’s an all too common struggle our Travel Concierge team tries to resolve for the active traveler who enjoys exploring the local hot spots, beaches, and restaurants but would love […]

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Celebrity Cruises Raises the Bar with Service-Centered Partnership with Forbes Travel Guide

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With service like no other, Celebrity Cruises is raising the bar even further in a first-of-its-kind travel partnership with Forbes Travel Guide. A global authority on luxury service, Celebrity entered the partnership to tap into Forbes Travel Guide’s 60 years of expertise as the modern luxury brand continues to refine its already heralded award-winning guest […]

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Oceania Cruises Introduces 2019 Europe and the Americas Itineraries

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Oceania Cruises, the world’s leading culinary- and destination- focused cruise line, introduces the Europe & The Americas 2019 Collection of itineraries, which are selling now. This expansive and diverse set of voyages features more than 85 overnight stays and late departures, affording travelers expansive and in-depth explorations that combine rich, insider travel experiences with the […]

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Maximize Your Cruise Vacation with Shore Excursions

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If you’ve been on a cruise before or even if this is your first time cruising, you’re most likely aware of the countless activities and avenues for entertainment offered while on board. You’ll find no shortage of ways to keep you and your family occupied while cruising the open seas. However, the cruise experience affords […]

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O, The Places We’ll Go…O, The Oprah Magazine and Holland America Team Up

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Holland America Line and O, The Oprah Magazine have partnered on an exciting initiative that will unite the soul-stirring power of travel with O’s deep commitment to wellness, connection and personal growth through a series of cruises and activities that will bring the magazine to life for all on board. The O, The Oprah Magazine cruises will feature exclusive programming […]

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Carnival Paradise Resumes Year-Round Cruise Service From Tampa Following Extensive Multi-Million Dollar Makeover

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MIAMI (March 26, 2018) – Carnival Paradise returns to year-round cruise service from Port Tampa Bay following an extensive month-long dry dock that added a variety of spaces and innovations, including a spectacular water park, 38 new staterooms, 98 balconies added to existing accommodations, and an array of exciting food and beverage concepts. Carnival Paradise departs […]

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Quiz Draws on Science for Wanderlusters to Unlock Ideal Vacation Experiences

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Global cruise line Royal Caribbean International is teaming up with the international authority on personality research, CPP–The Myers-Briggs Company, to create a convenient way for travelers to navigate the possibilities for their next adventure from start to finish. Adventure seekers can visit MyAdventurePersonality.com through March to discover more about who they are and what places […]

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Cruise Tips for First-Time Voyagers

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People have done this before. There is no need to reinvent the wheel or fly by the seat of your pants when it comes to cruising. There have been first-time cruisers fresh off their maiden voyage who learned what they didn’t know and come back with answers to the questions they had (and maybe didn’t […]