Norwegian Epic destroys pier in San Juan

Crew-center.com is reporting that the Norwegian Epic took out a pier in San Juan. “The NCL cruise ship Norwegian Epic, crushed into dock in San Juan, Puerto Rico causing structural damage to the pier. After experiencing power loss yesterday, Epic had to cancel ports in Tortola and St. Thomas and …

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Elvis Tribute Cruise

Yeah, I’ve been on a couple of theme cruises; The Blake Shelton Cruise and The Groove Cruise, but I’m really looking forward to the 2020 Elvis Tribute cruise! Ever since I was a kid, I thought Elvis Presley was amazing. The songs, the dance moves and the fans were so …

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Looking forward to my first all-inclusive resort

As you know, I’m #TheCruiseGenius, but with all the changes with cruises in the last couple of years, I want to see for myself the benefits of an all-inclusive resort. Keep in mind the only way I can sell something is to personally experience it! Webinars are nice, but I …

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Carnival Cruise Line partners with Michaels

If you find that cruising is just too boring, check this out. Carnival Cruise Line, the world’s most popular cruise line, and Michaels, the largest arts and craft retail chain in North America, are bringing arts and crafts fun to guests’ sailing aboard all 26 of the line’s ships. As …

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Virgin Voyages continues to take shape

Ever since my Navy days, I’ve loved the sea, and now the adults-only Virgin Voyages’ Scarlet Lady will take us there in a whole different way! Amazing accommodations, new innovations, and improvements to current industry standards! The cruise line founded by Sir Richard Branson tells us that all of their …

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Fire at Princess Cays

Private islands like Half Moon Cay and Princess Cays are a favorite of cruise passengers. Unforunately, a fire at Princess Cays has caused damage to the island paradise. Per the Miami Herald, “The private Bahamian resort Princess Cays, owned by Princess Cruises, a subsidiary of Carnival Cruise Corporation, went up …

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Holland America leaving Tampa

Frequent readers of my blog know that my wife Marty and I love sailing on Holland America Line (HAL). We love it so much that we’ve sailed over 150 days and are 3 star mariners. My friends Dwight and Connie have over 700 days on HAL and are 5 star …

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When is the best time to take a cruise to Alaska

Many people ask me when is the best time to take a cruise to Alaska. My friends at Alaska.org offer the following advise: Cruise season in Alaska runs from mid-May to mid-September—but within that time frame, is one time better than another to book your cruise? For a lot of …

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Virgin Voyages’ reveals RockStar Suites

  Once again, Sir Richard Branson is taking the cruise experience to a new level! Virgin Voyages shared, “Virgin Voyages’ RockStar Suites bring a fresh take to yachting glamour steeped in the Virgin brand’s rock and roll heritage. Inspired by mega yachts and the glory days of rock and roll, …

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