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If the waiting list to purchase a unit on The World - Residences at Sea is too long for your liking, or the fact there are only the 160 owners, a new option is available. You can purchase a suite on the Crystal Exclusive class vessel, which is yet...

A syndicated article recently hit the news wires featuring The Big Nude Cruise. Several news outlets published the story, such as Fox Travel's article The Awkward Truth About Nude Cruises, each edited and slanted the story to meet their market. The key message the original article presented...

Eagle-eyed financial reporters noticed legal disclosures in some cruise lines' quarterly SEC that reported pending citations from Alaska's Department of Environmental Conservation. When questioned, the DEC confirmed 48 violations since 2010 and stated “We have Carnival, Holland America, Princess, Royal Caribbean, Norwegian, Celebrity and one to Silver Seas.”...

This started as a simple article about the public relations (PR) problems of a little known cruise line sailing from the Port of Palm Beach. The Bahamas Paradise Cruise Line sails the MV Grand Celebration on two night trips to Grand Bahamas Island. Cruisers leave Palm Beach, FL...

China has become the fastest growing market for the cruise industry. The number of international guests visiting China on a cruise or as a starting point for a cruise has risen more than 60% in the last two years. The domestic market that international cruise lines are aiming to...

On July 23, 2015, the Justice Department and Carnival Corp. announced a comprehensive and landmark settlement agreement under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) to advance equal access for individuals with disabilities who travel on cruise ships. The agreement applies to 62 ships among the Carnival Cruise Line,...

A number of environmental groups are calling on the public to boycott cruise ships that make a port of call on the Faroe Islands, a possession of Denmark. Others are extending their efforts to include a call of boycott to all cruise lines that have a ship calling on...

This week, the Irish Times had the headline Four cruise liners deliver 13,000 tourists to Dublin Port. The article stated this was the most visitors by cruise ships at any one time, and that the port wishes to set a new yearly record of over two million cruise...

Maybe it was a slow news day but the Royal Gazette in Bermuda ran a story titled BA Ruined my Cruise. It would have been a better titled “How I Ruined My Cruise.” You can read the link for full details but the summary is that between Bermuda...

The most common crimes against tourists are pickpocketing and snatch/run crimes. These same crimes can also be the easiest to avoid.. There are a number of actions you can take to reduce your risk, or at least reduce your loss if you fall victim. Fake wallets, clothing designed to prevent theft, and...