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Carnival announces Vanna White as Panorama Godmother

TravelPulse and others are sharing that Wheel of Fortune star, Vanna White has been chosen as the godmother of the new Carnival Panorama. The Holland America Line Blog has a great article about the history of cruise ship godmothers, “Today’s modern cruise ships have godmothers that participate in the naming …

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Virgin Voyages names second ship – Valiant Lady

  I’ve rarely seen such excitement regarding a brand new cruise line than I’ve seen with Sir Richard Branson’s Virgin Voyages. When you consider Virgin Voyages will be an adults-only cruise experience, you can understand the interest. Virgin Voyages reports… Introducing ‘Valiant Lady’ Virgin Voyages also revealed that the name …

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Carnival Cruise Line replaces Coke with Pepsi products

It’s truly one of the greatest battles of the ages, Coke or Pepsi? It seems that Carnival Cruise Line has chosen their favorite and its Pepsi products. Cruise Radio is reporting, “Beginning in January of 2020, Carnival Cruise Line will be ditching Coca-Cola products in favor of that company’s longtime rival, …

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Grandfather charged in death of toddler

  As Cruise Radio reported on July 8, 2019, “By now, you’ve likely heard that a grandfather slipped on the deck of a cruise ship, causing his 1-year-old granddaughter to fall to her death. Or perhaps you heard that the grandfather was dangling he out a window of some sort when …

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The Cruise Genius gives cruise tips on News4Jax

It’s always a thrill for me to share cruise tips and my insights on News4Jax (WJXT) here in Jacksonville. You can watch the interview by clicking here. Cruise Radio recently reported,  “ A Royal Caribbean passenger who climbed over the railing of a balcony in order to snap selfies was booted from the …

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96 hours of anguish in the Bahamas

I’ve had the opportunity to be interviewed by News4Jax reporter Vic Micolucci several times. Vic recently spent 96 hours on the ground with relief crews in the hardest-hit areas of the Bahamas. You can see firsthand the damage Hurricane Dorian left behind in the hour-long documentary, “96 Hours of Anguish,” presented …

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When is the best time to go to Cancun?

As you know, I’ve fallen in love with all-inclusive resorts in Cancun. In 2019, I visited the Grand Palladium Riviera Maya and TRS Coral in Costa Mujeres. The number one question I’m hearing is, when is the best time to go to Cancun? Check out the info below, then email …

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Airport Gate Changes can be costly

If you’ve flown as much as I have, you can become complacent when jetting around the globe. Unfortunately, I learned the hard way that airport gate changes can be costly and frustrating. On a recent flight from Jacksonville (JIA) to Chicago, I arrived at JIA 2 hours early. I sat …

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Cruise lines help victims of Hurricane Dorian in the Bahamas.

If you follow cruise news on Facebook, you probably saw the meme below: Cruise Radio is reporting, “Norwegian Cruise Line has deployed a cruise ship to the Bahamas for relief efforts after Hurricane Dorian. Norwegian Breakaway will head to the Bahamas on Thursday, September 5 loaded with supplies and one …

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