Dining

Dining, NCL

Carlo’s Bake Shop to be on the Norwegian Getaway

Norwegian Cruise Line announced today that Master Baker Buddy Valastro, star of the popular TLC television series “Cake Boss” and “Next Great Baker,” will open his second Carlo’s Bake Shop at sea on the new Norwegian Getaway, coming to Miami in February. Valastro first partnered with Norwegian Cruise Line when he opened...

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Cunard, Deals, Dining, Entertainment, Europe, Excursions

Cunard Line Celebrates 175th Anniversary Year in 2015 with Special Cruises

In 2015, Cunard will commemorate the 175th year of the company’s founding, and the global voyages will celebrate this significant milestone in style. This festive time will include several Cunard Royal Rendezvous events during the World Voyage itineraries: Queen Mary 2 and Queen Elizabeth will depart Southampton together on 10 January;...

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Dining, Entertainment, Holland America, Luxury

Fun Entertainment Lined Up for Holland America

When ms Amsterdam departs on its 75-day Grand Pacific and Far East Voyage Sept. 20, 2013, it’s going to feature a whole lot more than beautiful ports, tantalizing cuisine and award-winning service. Holland America Line has added four guest chefs, eight guest speakers and local entertainment in several ports as part of the line’s new...

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Dining, Disney, Entertainment

Disney Cruise Line announces it’s holiday festivities

Beginning in early November, Disney Cruise Line adds sparkle to each ship, through the new year, with traditional “Turkey Day” fanfare, Christmas feasts, “snow flurries,” New Year’s Eve galas and Disney characters dressed for the occasion. Special holiday events include a nightly tree lighting in the atrium lobby, visits from...

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Carnival, Dining

New Carnival Breeze to feature Bonsai Sushi and Fat Jimmy’s C-Side BBQ – Facebook contest launched

Dining is a highlight of any cruise and the 130,000-ton Carnival Breeze will feature a huge array of culinary choices when it enters service June 3. Two new offerings will include Bonsai Sushi, the line’s first full-service sushi restaurant, and an open-air barbecue venue called Fat Jimmy’s C-Side BBQ. To celebrate Carnival...

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Carnival, Dining, Entertainment

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Carnival launching Fun Ship 2.0, a $500 million dollar fleet-wide transformation

By Jackie Roseboom Carnival Cruise Lines has unveiled what they are calling Fun Ship 2.0. Guests will be able to enjoy new dining choices, bars and lounges, and entertainment options through partnerships and new branded spaces. In the first phase alone, which extends through the end of 2015, Carnival will invest more than $500 million...

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Dining, NCL, Ports

Jade’s varied culinary mix a hit with passengers

By Michael Coleman VENICE, ITALY, August 6, 2011 — World class dining venues abound on Norwegian Jade. That might seem surprising to some — great dining is traditionally the domain of the luxury cruise sector and not necessarily what one expects to find on a 2,402-passenger mass market vessel. Jade, however, delivers. There are some...

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Dining, Europe, NCL

Norwegian Jade epitomizes “Freestyle Cruising’’ concept

By Michael Coleman EN ROUTE TO SPLIT, CROATIA, August 4, 2011 – The “Freestyle Cruising’’ concept is playing out brilliantly aboard Norwegian Jade here in the Mediterranean this summer. NCL pioneered the model over a decade ago — regimented onboard routines and set dining times would not be thrust on their passengers....

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Dining, Royal Caribbean

Royal Caribbean planing a fleet wide ship revitalization

By Jackie Roseboom Royal Caribbean has announced it will bring the latest innovations to all their ships and introduce the highest guest-rated programs from its Oasis-class ships. Coming soon at are a variety of new onboard dining and entertainment options, pervasive Wi-Fi, iPod docking stations and more. “The Royal Advantage...

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Dining, NCL

NCL to offer pizza delivery 24/7

By Michael Coleman You’ll have to book a cruise to enjoy it but Norwegian Cruise Line announced this week it will now offer pizza delivery service 24 hours a day, seven days a week, fleet-wide. Presently offered only aboard the line’s newest ship, Norwegian Epic, “Pizza 24/7’’ is scheduled to roll out to the eight …...

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