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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The Cruise Genius on WJXT in Jacksonville

For many years, I branded myself as “scottlara1961” on social media. A few months ago, a friend of mine said that I should call myself, “TheCruiseGenius”. I’m glad I took his advice! Check out my recent interview on WJXT, Channel 4 here in Jacksonville. I talk about cruise insurance, shore …

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Prepare now for hurricane season

I always talk about hurricane season from a cruise perspective, but today I’m inspired to share about preparing now for hurricane season from a homeowners point of view. Did you know that Lowe’s gives all veterans a 10% discount? Home Depot gives only certain vets discounts, so to avoid any …

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Top 3 Cruise Blogs you need to follow

There are more than a few blogs out there that cover the cruise industry (including The Cruise Genius), but I wanted to let you know of the top 3 cruise blogs you need to follow. 1. Cruise Radio I met Doug Parker when we were both working at a local …

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Cruising with The King

While it’s not a full-ship charter, Cruising with the King is an Elvis tribute experience you will never forget! Click on the link for all the details! http://www.cruisingwiththeking.com  

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Spice Girls Star Tests Out Virgin Voyages RockStar Suite Offerings

Cruise Industry News is reporting that Virgin Voyages has tapped Spice Girls star Geri Horner to test out its RockStar suites. “With only 78 RockStar Suites aboard the Scarlet Lady, among them are 15 Mega RockStar Suites, named the Massive Suites, Fab Suites, Posh Suites and Gorgeous Suites. Virgin Voyages will also …

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