Cruise Safely

The U.S. Overseas Security Advisory Council (OSAC) recently published its 2017 Crime & Safety Report regarding the Bahamas. The council, which was established under authority of the U.S. Secretary of State, reached the following findings and conclusions: Conclusions - Crime Threats: We recommend to anyone traveling to the Bahamas (particularly Nassau) to...

The U.S. cruise ship line Holland America says it has halted port calls at Mexico’s troubled resort city of Acapulco and will sail to other destinations in the country “due to recent security concerns.” The news comes as Acapulco hosts an annual tourism fair that officials hope will spark...

VIKING has chosen Seatrade Cruise Global in Fort Lauderdale to showcase a host of innovative safety solutions and servicing concepts, proving once again that the company is closely aligned with cruise line operators needs and priorities. In addition, they will offer a glimpse of the LifeCraft™ storage and launch unit...

Changing political landscapes can make travel unpredictable at times and learning to navigate these new circumstances is key to making a trip a success these days. The folks at Breaking Travel News have some tips on making the best of tumultuous times. “No matter how experienced you are as a...

Silversea has released a selection of renders showcasing the beautifully crafted Silver Cloud interiors ahead of her conversion into an ice-class expedition ship, which will take place between August and October this year.     Silver Cloud, which launched the Silversea fleet in 1994,...

by Eileen Ogintz of travelagentcentral.com The pool is packed. Everyone is having fun, but who is watching the kids? You should be no farther than an arm's length away, says B.J. Fisher, the health and safety director for the American Lifeguard Association, which trains lifeguards around the world. It's easy -- far too easy --...

by cruiseindustrynews.com Windstar Cruises will make its debut in Canada/New England, offering a handful of new itineraries aboard the Star Pride in fall 2018. Four sailings will range from nine to 16 days. The season starts with an Iceland to New York sailing, spanning 16 days, which is followed by New...
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Thomson Cruises has unveiled its summer 2018 programme which sees TUI Discovery based out of the UK for the first time, as well as the addition of 15 new ports of call, including Monaco, Ancona and Skiathos Town, and 12 brand new itineraries.

by Lisa Iannucci of Travel Pulse No matter where you are traveling, you need to be safe. Things can happen—injuries, theft, losses and more. You need to learn how to protect yourself when on the road and especially when you’re in another country. Here are 8 tips from travel professionals to help...
Cruise Travel Packing Tips When Flying

by Jason Leppert of travelpulse.com Packing for a cruise is not as easy as it once was. Mostly because of airline restrictions on bags, gone are the days of bringing multiple suitcases coming or going weighing more than 50 pounds, unless of course, you are traveling from a homeport without...