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Cruise line says grandfather knew window was open

Royal Caribbean says they have both video and still shots that proves that the grandfather knew the window was open on one of the upper decks of the Freedom of the Seas when the toddler fell to her death recently. ACJ.com reports, “Attorneys for Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. state the …

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Leonardo DiCaprio rescues man who fell off cruise ship

Recent news reports shared that Hollywood legend Leonardo DiCaprio came to the rescue of a man who fell overboard from a cruise ship. ActionNewsJax reports, “Leonardo DiCaprio got to play a real-life hero to a man who fell off a yacht in the Caribbean and had to tread water for hours. …

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New Cruise Ships for 2020

It’s always a thrill to be invited to share my passion of cruising on Channel 4, WJXT in Jacksonville. During this interview, I shared a great price on an upcoming Carnival Liberty cruise, and talked about 3 brand new cruise ships for 2020. As you know, I’ve sailed over 150 …

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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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