Tag: cruise

News, Princess

Princess takes delivery of newest ship, but has to cancel first cruise

Princess Cruises has taken delivery of the Sun Princess, unfortunately because some technical work still needs finished, the maiden cruise has been pushed back 10 days. The Sun Princess is an entirely new ship platform for the brand. Princess is touting the 4,300-guest ship will have more balconies than any previous Princess ship, and...

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News, Royal Caribbean, Themed Cruises

Gorn’s Gong Show just one of many activities for upcoming Star Trek cruise

Who wouldn’t want to be gonged by a Gorn? Well, probably lots of people, but if you’re a Star trek fan, it may be one of those things you didn’t know you wanted because you didn’t know it was a thing. Well it is, and it’s just one of the many activities planned for Star …...

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News, Royal Caribbean

World’s largest cruise ship arrives in Miami, Icon of the Seas

Royal Caribbean International’s highly anticipated “Icon of the Seas”, the world’s largest cruise ship, took center stage as it arrived in Miami for the first time. Local residents, media, fans, executives, employees, and those just curious as they noticed the brightly colored ship were on hand to see Miami’s newest...

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News, River Cruises

10 things that surprised an avid ocean cruiser about river cruising

We have been cruising on the waters of the world for more than 25 years. Because we love cruising, we have gone on many more than most people, both for fun and work. We’ve lost track, but we’ve been on between 50-100 cruises and have been on all the major lines. But after all that …...

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Entertainment, News, Royal Caribbean

A look at The Wizard of Oz, coming to Royal Caribbean’s Icon of the Seas

If you follow the yellow brick road, a cruise ship is probably the last place you’d expect it to lead, but Royal Caribbean’s Icon of the Seas will be home to Dorthy, Toto, the scarecrow, and the rest when it launches in 2024. If you follow the yellow brick road on the ship, you’ll find …...

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News, Themed Cruises, Virgin Voyages

Inked@Sea cruise planned for tattoo enthusiasts on Virgin Voyages

Virgin Voyages is known for being cutting-edge. They even offer a tattoo parlor on their ships, with many guests getting their first ones onboard. But if you’re addicted to tattoos or just want to get one from one of the best, the upcoming Inked@Sea cruise may be for you. Entertainment Industry veteran Nick Kulb has …...

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News, Royal Caribbean

Star of the Seas announced as Icon’s sister ship

Royal Caribbean’s Icon of the Seas isn’t out yet, but Royal has already announced the next ship after it, Star of the Seas. Just shy of 100 days until the introduction of Icon, Royal Caribbean International has revealed the name of the next Icon Class ship, Star, and its debut season – the summer of 2025. From the...

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News, Shopping

Toys’R’Us opening on a cruise ship

You may have thought Toys R Us closed all their stores and went out of business. Well they did, but they’re back, and in addition to land-based stores, they’re opening a store on a cruise ship. WHP Global, the new parent company of Toys”R”Us, recently announced a partnership with Go! Retail Group to...

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News, Oceania

Oceania Cruises’ Vista earns perfect inspection score

It’s not easy for a large cruise ship to get a perfect 100 on a health inspection, especially when it’s an unannounced one. But that’s just what Oceana’s newest cruise ship just did. Oceania Cruises Vista secured a perfect score of 100 during the luxury vessel’s recent United States Public Health (U.S.P.H.)...

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Disney, News, Ports

New details on world’s largest cruise ship, Disney Adventure

Dream Cruises was set to be launch the largest cruise ship in the world by passenger volume. They had already started constriction when they went bankrupt. So Disney acquired the ship and has named it the Disney Adventure! Construction of the 208,000-gross-ton ship is projected to be completed at the MV Werften shipyard in Wismar,...

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