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The Cruise Genius talks coronavirus on WJXT News4Jax

It’s always a thrill to be invited to share cruise news and advice on WJXT Channel 4 (News4Jax). The coronavirus has the potential to not only take the lives of thousands, but can affect the tourism industry unlike anything we’ve seen before. I remember cruise stock stock went down after …

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Coronavirus Links

Here are a few media links pertaining to the coronavirus. TheCruiseGenius will keep you updated as this story progresses: https://cruiseradio.net/carnival-cruise-line-adds-coronavirus-question-to-health-form/ https://www.foxnews.com/us/coronavirus-deaths-surpass-sars-death-hundreds-killed https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/amberjamieson/diamond-princess-coronavirus-quarantine-cruise    

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Virgin Voyages adds new wearable device

CruiseRadio is reporting that Virgin Voyages is adding a new wearable device to help “sailors” enjoy their cruise even more! “Virgin Voyages, the new adults-only cruise line launching this spring, this week introduced “The Band” – but there was no music involved. Rather, this Band is a wearable device that …

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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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