Caribbean

Caribbean, Carnival, Trip Reports

Trip Report: Day four on the Carnival ‘Mardi Gras’: San Juan

Carnival Cruise Line invited us to sail on their newest ship, the “Mardi Gras”. It’s a seven day sailing and the first ship to sail out of Port Canaveral since the pandemic stopped all cruising in 2020. Here’s how day 4 went.
Top photo by @Bioreconstruct on Twitter.

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Alaska, Caribbean, Carnival, Entertainment

LL Cool J added to the Tom Joyner Foundation Fantastic Voyage

Tom Joyner’s Ultimate Party with a Purpose supporting students at Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) has just added Rock & Roll Hall of Fame inductee, two-time Grammy Award-winning Hip-Hop artist, actor, and entrepreneur LL Cool J to their cruise line-up.

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Caribbean

Princess Cruises Announces it’s Second Cruise for a Cause

Following the positive response to their inaugural Cruising for a Cause sailing, Princess Cuise lines pleased to announce our 2nd charity cruise — Cruising for a Cause: Princess Has Heart. This 5-day Western Caribbean cruise departing February 10, 2014 from Ft. Lauderdale will raise funds exclusively for the American Heart Association...

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Caribbean, Royal Caribbean

Royal Caribbean announces it’s Holiday Season cruises

Royal Caribbean International announced new Caribbean cruises for Explorer of the Seas from November 2014 through early January 2015. After eight consecutive years dedicated to the New York metropolitan area with year-round sailings from Cape Liberty Cruise Port in Bayonne, N.J., Explorer of the Seas will redeploy to Port Canaveral,...

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Caribbean, Luxury

Silversea captures Spirit of Caribbean

By Michael Coleman AT SEA, Eastern Caribbean, Sunday April 1, 2012 – Island hopping under sunny skies may have been the norm for cruise passengers here in the Caribbean this past winter but guests presently aboard Silver Spirit have been in the midst of a 10-night journey not commonly enjoyed in these parts. Silversea Cruises’...

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Caribbean, Luxury

Silver Spirit charts Eastern Caribbean course

Silversea Cruises unveiled the ultra-luxurious, 540-guest Silver Spirit just two years ago amidst much praise and fanfare. It was, after all, the line’s first newly-constructed vessel since 2001. This week, ship guests like this gentleman outside the vessel’s Observation Lounge, are in the midst of a 10-night Eastern Caribbean voyage...

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Caribbean, Carnival, Ports

Carnival bolsters Canaveral sailings

By Michael Coleman Carnival is poised to add another ship, year round, at Port Canaveral. The 2,052-passenger Carnival Ecstasy will operate four- and five-day Bahamas cruises from the Space Coast beginning Nov. 7, 2011. The move further bolsters Carnival’s position as Port Canaveral’s largest cruise operator with three, year-round...

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Caribbean, Dining, Luxury

Silver Whisper pegged for 2012 world cruise

Cruise News Weekly Editor Michael Coleman is aboard the luxurious 382-guest Silver Whisper this week. Here’s his latest dispatch: SPANISH TOWN, VIRGIN GORDA, B.V.I, March 10, 2011 — It should come as no surprise that the 382-guest Silver Whisper has been pegged by its owners to host their 2012 world cruise. Silversea Cruises’...

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Caribbean, Luxury

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Living the good life aboard Silver Whisper

Cruise News Weekly Editor Michael Coleman is aboard the luxurious 382-guest Silver Whisper this week. Here’s his latest dispatch: ST. JOHN’S, ANTIGUA, March 8, 2011 — The pampering began immediately. Weary travelers boarding the 382-guest Silver Whisper, just a few short days ago in Barbados, were greeted by a smiling, receptive...

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Caribbean

Cruise lines played Santa to underprivileged Caribbean and Latin American children

By Steven Skelley and Thomas Routzong Fourteen cruise lines teamed up with the Florida Caribbean Cruise Association to bring a merrier Christmas to underprivileged children in the Caribbean and Latin America. For the 15th year, The Holiday Gift Project treated underprivileged children with gifts delivered by crew members from the FCCA...

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