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Carnival announces upcoming cruises with John Heald

Anyone who is a fan of Carnival cruise line knows the name John Heald. He holds the titles of Brand Ambassador and Senior Cruise Director for Carnival cruise line. With a unique British sense of humor and a heart as big as Texas, John answers thousands of questions and requests …

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Name a beer for Virgin Voyages

Virgin Voyages is announcing the following exciting news, “In celebration of International Beer Day, Virgin Voyages, the new lifestyle brand from Richard Branson that is shaking up the travel industry, announced today that the company will serve up a signature craft beer, an English Pale Ale with a hint of red, …

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The Cruise Genius on WJXT Channel 4

It’s always a thrill for me to share my thoughts about cruising on Channel 4 in Jacksonville. I love giving super-secret tips, cruise deals and ways to stay healthy at sea. This interview however was different than any other! Lauren and I began the interview and about a minute into …

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Cyclosporiasis intestinal illness harming tourists

As I’ve mentioned in previous posts on #TheCruiseGenius, over the last year I have fallen in love with all-inclusive resorts. While I still love to cruise, the Grand Palladium Resort in Riviera Maya (near Playa del Carmen) has changed my life! Unfortunately, news reports of people getting sick, or dying …

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The perfect Elvis tribute experience

While the cruise is not a full-ship charter, this Elvis tribute cruise will be a hunk a hunk of a lotta fun! Click on the link below for even more details! https://www.wideopencountry.com/cruising-with-the-king-2020-cruise/

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Fight over a cruise deck chair heads to court.

We’ve all seen it, deck chair hogs. You know the type, people who wake up at the crack of dawn to save prime deck chairs. They leave hats, towels, the latest Tom Clancy book and other items on deck chairs, then head to breakfast down in the dining room. Hours …

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How to cruise for free, almost.

I can’t tell you how many times that potential cruise clients will ask me, “If I get a bunch of people to cruise with me, can I go for free?” I’m here to show you how you can cruise for free, well, almost for free! Nothing beats a cruise vacation, …

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5 tips for first time cruisers

Many of us have been on many cruises, but all of us remember that first time! I wanted to share 5 cruise tips for first time cruisers that Costco, online discount travel sellers and your Uncle Joe who’s sailed around the world 100 times won’t tell you!   1. Bring …

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Carnival Vista experiencing problems

John Heald, Carnival’s Brand Ambassador and Senior Cruise Director is currently onboard the Carnival Vista. At approximately 9:45 p.m. on Tuesday, July 2nd, he posted the following on his Facebook wall I can’t imagine being on a cruise ship and experiencing a power outage. I’m certain the Captain and crew …

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