Ruby Princess review, photos and video now available

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We’ve just updated our Ship Reviews section with a review, photo gallery and video for Princess Cruises’ Ruby Princess.

The photo gallery includes more than 90 high quality pictures. The video includes a brief tour of the galley to watch the head pastry chef decorate a wedding and anniversary cake, a look at a dance party on deck, the La Piazza area, Movies Under The Stars and a quick, comical walk-through of the ship.

Click Here or to the left under Princess Cruises to get the scoop on Princess Cruises’ newest ship.

Retire on a cruise ship? New housing idea for seniors

Alegria and her twin sister ship Valencia are brand-new ships that were built in 2001 and never sailed due to the cruise line canceling the order. Both ships are now undergoing renovation. Completion is expected this spring.
Alegria and her twin sister ship Valencia are brand-new ships that were built in 2001 and never sailed due to the cruise line canceling the order. Both ships are now undergoing renovation. Completion is expected this spring.

Waterfront Lifestyles International, a boutique maritime lodging company, is currently taking reservations for retirement condos on a mid-size cruise ship that will make monthly cruises to the Bahamas. Continue reading “Retire on a cruise ship? New housing idea for seniors”

Cruise Guide: Royal Caribbean touts the ‘Suite Life’

Royal Caribbean features some 2,000 suites across its 20-ship fleet. The line will be unveiling a host of new suite amenities beginning in March. The Royal Suite, pictured here, features a digital baby grand player piano, a bar and panoramic sea views through a glass panel wall that spans the length of the suite. Image courtesy Royal Caribbean
Royal Caribbean features some 2,000 suites across its 20-ship fleet. The line will be unveiling a host of new suite amenities beginning in March. The Royal Suite, pictured here, features a digital baby grand player piano, a bar and panoramic sea views through a glass panel wall that spans the length of the suite. Image courtesy Royal Caribbean

By Michael Coleman

cruiseguideheadersmallPassengers aboard Royal Caribbean vessels are about to receive a whole lot of lovin’.

Beginning in March, those who book into a variety of suite categories — the line has some 2,000 suites across its 20-ship fleet – will enjoy a myriad of special privileges and upgraded amenities. Continue reading “Cruise Guide: Royal Caribbean touts the ‘Suite Life’”