Author: Jackie Roseboom

Celebrity, Dining, Luxury

Summit pegged for stylish makeover

By Michael Coleman Celebrity Cruises’ 2,034-passenger Summit will begin 2012 with a bold new look having incorporated some of the most popular attributes found on the line’s newer ships. Since 2008 the Celebrity fleet has expanded to 10 vessels with the addition of the much-heralded Solstice, Eclipse and Equinox. Now, fleet-mates...

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Royal Caribbean

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Project Sunshine – Royal Caribbean’s next generation ship to launch in 2014

Royal Caribbean Cruises has signed a letter of intent with shipyard Meyer Werft to build the first of a new generation of cruise ships. Developed under the code-name “Project Sunshine,” the new vessel design incorporates new and exciting features that take advantage of the best of Royal Caribbean’s experience and imagination. The...

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Luxury

Azamara Journey to sail to the Titanic wreck site on the anniversary of her sinking

By Jackie Roseboom Guests aboard the Azamara Journey on the April 9, 2012 sailing from Boston are in for a unique cruise. Journey will sail to the wreck site for the 100th anniversary of the Titanic’s sinking. In addition to the guests aboard the ship, children in elementary and middle schools will also be given …...

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Alaska, Caribbean, Carnival, Celebrity, Costa, Crystal, Cunard, Deals, Holland America, Luxury, MSC, Oceania, Regent, Windstar

Special deals offered for “World’s Largest Cruise Night”

By Jackie Roseboom The Cruise Lines International Association is holding a special World’s Largest Cruise Night this Oct. 13. Travel agents across North America will be hosting a special events in partnership with several cruise lines. Some amazing deals are being offered. As the event gets closer, more deals will be offered. Here...

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Carnival, Dining

Carnival Legend lives up to her Fun Ship name

The museum quality artwork on the Carnival Legend depicts legendary stories through the years, hence the ship’s name. The ship’s activities and ports will definitely keep you as busy as you want to be....

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Carnival, Celebrity, Mexico

In Port Today: A Celebrity and a Legend in Cozumel

The Carnival Legend and Celebrity Solstice docked in Cozumel, Mexico on June 23, 2010. Photo by Matt Roseboom...

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Caribbean, Carnival, Mexico

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Live updates from the Carnival Legend

We’re sailing out of Tampa, Fla. for a seven night cruise starting Sunday, June 20 and you can follow along via our Twitter and Facebook accounts. Each day during the cruise, (when Internet access is available) we’ll be posting live photos, videos and information right from the ship and ports. We’ll be visiting Grand...

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Uncategorized

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Small ships packing big wallop

By Michael Coleman Romance or just sheer family adventure awaits passengers on three distinctive, small-ship cruise lines. Star Clippers’ Caribbean The Star Clippers’ fleet — Royal Clipper (227 passengers), Star Clipper (170 passengers) and Star Flyer (170 passengers) — is offering 45 per cent off select seven-and 14-night...

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Deals, Europe, Luxury, Seabourn

Luxurious Seabourn Sojourn debuts

By Michael Coleman British supermodel Twiggy was among the 700 attendees during christening ceremonies for the new 450-guest Seabourn Sojourn, which debuted in London last week. Sojourn is the second of three new luxury cruising vessels to join Seabourn’s fleet. Sister Seabourn Odyssey was unveiled last summer in Venice. Seabourn Quest...

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Royal Caribbean

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Shrek, Madagascar and other characters sailing soon on Royal Caribbean

By Jackie Roseboom DreamWorks Animation and Royal Caribbean are joining forces to bring fairy tales to life at sea. Many of the fun characters from DreamWorks Animation movies will be newest entertainment on Royal Caribbean ships. Young (and young-at-heart) cruisers will be able to meet favorites such as the characters from...

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