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Jaime Dee retiring

If you’ve ever sailed with Carnival cruise director Jamie Dee, you know that she’s one of a kind. Marty and I sailed with her several years ago on the Carnival Sunshine. When I saw her for the first time at the Lido deck sailaway party, I told my wife Marty …

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Cruise Radio on the new Carnival Horizon!

My good friend Doug Parker of Cruise Radio is on board the brand new Carnival Horizon. The ship is sailing roundtrip from Barcelona on a 7 day Med cruise. Check out his podcast by clicking on the link below! https://cruiseradio.net/cruise-podcast-broadcasting-aboard-carnival-horizon/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+cruiseandblog%2FhXuX+%28Cruise+Radio%29

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Norwegian Bliss reveal

If you’ve followed my blog for any amount of time, you know that I’m not a huge fan of NCL. I’ve sailed on the Pearl on the Blake Shelton cruise and on the Groove Cruise. Shortly after 9-11 I sailed on NCL in Hawaii for an 11 day cruise. My …

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Carnival Pixels Photo Package Prices fall back to Earth!

As you may have heard, Carnival recently introduced a photo package onboard their ships. They started out with a great introductory price, but then dramatically increased the price shortly thereafter. After a very loud objection to this price increase on social media, today Carnival’s Senior Cruise Director and Brand Ambassador …

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Most Instagrammed Cruise Destinations In 2018 Revealed

I just read this article about the most instagrammed cruise destinations for 2018. For years I’ve enjoyed Twitter (@scottlara1961) and Facebook, and I’ve recently come across Instagram. Check out the link below and start taking those pictures! https://www.forbes.com/sites/nomanazish/2018/04/12/most-instagrammed-cruise-destinations-in-2018-revealed/#39e3daec3f3d

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Port of New Orleans cruising toward a record number of passengers

WWL.com is reporting that the Port of New Orleans continues to attract cruise passengers. The story states, “We are on pace to surpass our 2017 milestone for cruise passengers,” says Donnell Jackson, Media Relations Manager for the port. “In 2017, we saw more than 1.15 million cruise passengers.”  It’s a shame …

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