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Disney, News, Trip Reports

Spoiler Free Trip Report: Two-night cruise on the Halcyon, Star Wars: Galactic Starcruiser

I recently was invited to go on a brand new cruise ship. One like no one has ever been on before. This one doesn’t sail the ocean, it sails outer space. Yes, it’s all pretend, but the Star Wars: Galactic Starcruiser is now “taking guests into outer space and on an excursion to the planet …...

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Carnival, Trip Reports

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Trip Report: Day seven on the Carnival ‘Mardi Gras’: Bahamas and disembarkation

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 7 and 8 went.

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Disney, Royal Caribbean

Follow us on the Disney Dream and Allure of the Seas this week

Cruise News Weekly staff will be boarding the two newest cruise ships in the water this week and you can follow along on our social media sites. We’ll be boarding the brand new Disney Dream on Wednesday, Jan. 19 for a two night preview. And starting Sunday, Jan. 16, we’ll be on Royal Caribbean’s brand …...

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Royal Caribbean

Ship Review: World’s largest cruise ship, Allure of the Seas makes her debut

Royal Caribbean’s newest ship has launched. The Allure of the Seas is being dubbed an “Entertainment Ship”. There are so many things to do onboard, it’s hard to know where to start. Click Here to read the full review....

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Review: Celebrity Eclipse makes her North American debut

The Celebrity Eclipse had a bumpy start when its inaugural was interrupted by the ashes from a volcano last April. She even rescued some stranded British travelers during the time she was supposed to be making her grand debut. The ship has been sailing in Europe since then, but its now arrived on Florida’s shore. …...

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Ship Review: NCL’s newest ship offers fun in Epic proportions

Many people pick a vacation city based on how much it has to offer. Big names like Nickelodeon and Blue Man Group that could have only been seen in places like Las Vegas and Orlando are now cruising the high seas. With all the innovations on the brand new Norwegian (NCL) Epic, it’s like you’re …...

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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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Ship Review: Silver Spirit offers sophisticated charm, elegance

It’s been almost nine years since ultra-luxury cruise operator Silversea unveiled a new ship but guests will soon agree that the wait has been worth it. The 12-deck, 540-passenger, all-suite ship is Silversea’s first newly-constructed vessel since 2001. Click Here to read the full review....

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Ship Review: Polished Pearl pleases passengers

Above the dive-friendly, turquoise waters of the Caribbean, a playground of another kind beckons. The 2,394-passenger Norwegian Pearl is a world unto itself, epitomizing Norwegian Cruise Line’s (NCL) “Freestyle Cruising’’ concept where passengers enjoy a myriad of onboard entertainment and dining choices yet with no set...

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Holland America

Ship Review: Eurodam offers various amenities, dining choices

The question facing passengers during seven-night Caribbean cruises aboard Holland America’s Eurodam this winter isn’t what to do onboard but whether there’s enough time to enjoy all that’s being offered. The 2,104-passenger, 86,000-ton ship features a host of events and activities in some 31 public rooms. Click Here to read the...

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