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by cruisediva.com The U.S. Coast Guard set Port Condition YANKEE (24-hour alert) at 8 AM today, and anticipates setting Hurricane Condition ZULU (12-hour alert) tonight at 8 PM Friday, September 8. Cruise passengers should contact their cruise line and airline for more information on the status of...

By Chris Gray Faust of cruisecritic.com Some might argue that, with less than 200 passengers onboard, free wine at meals and included shore excursions, all river cruises are luxurious, compared to their mainstream ocean counterparts. There are river cruise lines, however, that stand out as being more luxurious than others....

by skift.com Hurricane Irma left a wake of destruction behind in the Caribbean while those in the path — Cuba, cruise ships, the entire state of Florida, and swaths of the Southeast United States — prepared for a hit. Residents and tourists in Florida continued to flee north...
Avoid Jet Lag

by travelandleisure.com If there's one thing that will kill your vacation vibe quicker than a delayed flight can ruin your plans, it's getting seasick the first night on a cruise. It happens to a lot of people, and the cure for motion sickness is different for everyone. Choose your cabin wisely.

by travelpulse.com The latest ship from Delfin Amazon Cruises —the luxurious Delfin III—is now cruising to the Pacaya Samiria National Reserve in Peru. "We're excited to introduce our newest vessel, the Delfin III, to the Delfin Amazon Cruises fleet as we continue to provide our guests with authentic memories...

by expertcruiser.com As many of us embark upon trips overseas this summer it is wise to take steps to protect your credit cards before you travel. After returning home from a cruise in French Polynesia, I found a startling message on my answering machine: “This is Bank of America...

by skift.com European Cruise Line MSC Cruises announced this week that it is extending its growth spurt. The operator has ordered four new ships that would break a long-held record in the industry: the number of passengers on board. The privately held company is calling the new type of ship...
Aurora Expeditions to Launch First Purpose-Built Luxury Polar Cruise Ship

  By Mike Richard of themanual.com These days, Antarctic cruises are a dime a dozen as countless tour companies operate multi-week expeditions to the continent. But, few boast a truly luxurious experience. That’s all about to change as Aurora Expeditions — a company which has been leading polar expeditions for...

by cruisediva.com Seabourn has returned to Alaska this summer for the first time in 15 years, officially kicking off the season yesterday with an 11-day "Ultimate Alaskan" voyage departing from Vancouver. The luxury cruise line has curated an exceptional series of 11-, 12- and 14-day cruises on sailing out of...

By Matt Hochberg of royalcaribbeanblog.com   Guests aboard Royal Caribbean ships can look forward to seeing a new film during muster drill. The new safety film evokes a secret agent vibe that guests can watch in their stateroom prior to the mandatory safety drill that...