St. Maarten returning to normal (pictures)

My wife and I have cruised to St. Maarten several times and it’s probably our favorite Caribbean port of call. We love the beaches, and I love watching the planes fly very low on approach to the Princess Juliana International Airport. Check out the link below from The Huffington Post and …

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Ritz-Carlton improving the cruise experience.

My family always enjoys staying at the Ritz-Carlton, Amelia Island which is only 45 minutes from our home in Jacksonville, Fl. The level of service is second to none. The food is amazing, but certainly not cheap. Fortune.com is reporting on the upcoming Ritz-Carlton cruise experience. Click on the link …

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The number one cruise question I’m asked.

I really enjoy my job as a travel agent and being the go to cruise resource on Jacksonville television. With over 600,000 views on YouTube and over 4000 followers on Twitter, the number one question I’m asked by fans, family and coworkers is, “What’s your favorite cruise line and ship?” …

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How Carnival Dominates the $38 Billion Cruise Industry

If you’re like me, you enjoy stories about the stock market. You also probably regret not buying Carnival stock back in the day! Check out this great story from The Motley Fool about Carnival. I’m sure glad that Ted Arison created the cruise industry. https://www.fool.com/investing/2018/02/25/how-carnival-dominates-the-38-billion-cruise-indus.aspx

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Internet on cruise ships about to get better?

Insidertravelreport.com is reporting, “Major cruise lines are stepping up their game by providing better digital connectivity for guests while at sea. It began just a couple of years ago when Royal Caribbean International began promoting itself as having the best Internet at sea. Other cruise lines followed, most recently MSC …

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Port Tampa Bay sees record cruise passenger weekends

The Tampa Bay Business Journal is reporting that, “Port Tampa Bay saw a record number of cruise ship passengers in two recent weekends. The port said 19,876 passengers arrived and departed ships the weekend of Feb. 3 and 4, breaking the previous record. Then, last weekend, Feb. 17 and 18, there …

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