These Cruise Lines Are Getting Rid of Plastic Straws

CaribJournal.com has published an article about several cruise lines getting rid of plastic straws. News reports continue to tell the public that our oceans are filling up with pollution at an alarming rate. Plastic straws are part of the problem and I’m glad to hear that cruise lines are moving …

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10 money saving Alaska cruise tips

I always enjoy booking my clients on cruises to Alaska. The Martster and I haven’t experienced Alaska yet, but we will be going in the near future. My good friend Doug Parker of Cruise Radio shared a great article authored by another friend of mine Nancy Schretter (@kidtravel) about great …

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Florida Started 2018 With Record High Quarter for Tourism

SunshineStateNews.com quotes Florida Governor (and fellow Navy Veteran) Rick Scott as saying, “I am proud to announce that Florida set an all-time record by welcoming over 33 million visitors to our state during the first quarter of 2018,” Scott said on Tuesday. “This historic tourism number represents a 7.4 percent increase …

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Titanic discovered during Top Secret Navy mission

Near…Far…Where….ever you are! FoxNews and USAToday are reporting that the Titanic was discovered during a top-secret Naval mission. Being a U.S. Navy veteran, I’m glad that the Navy rendered a hand in finding the legendary cruise ship. Click on the link below for the story: http://www.foxnews.com/science/2018/06/04/titanic-was-discovered-during-top-secret-mission-report-says.html

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Common items people steal on cruise ships.

The reason I’m sharing this article is that I feel that it’s wrong to steal! It’s one thing to grab an extra cookie at the Lido buffet to save for later, but to go to the trouble of bringing a wi-fi router to steal internet is just plain criminal. Cruise …

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The danger of booking a cruise at the last minute.

    It’s always fun to be a guest on television talking about cruises. Most of the time when a local station calls me, it’s about someone falling overboard, the dreaded norovirus, or some other mishap. Today I had the opportunity to share a great travel tip: don’t wait until …

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The danger of booking a cruise at the last minute

It’s always fun to be a guest on television talking about cruises. Most of the time when a local station calls me, it’s about someone falling overboard, the dreaded norovirus, or some other mishap. Today I had the opportunity to share a great travel tip: don’t wait until the last …

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Travel industry taking a stand on plastic straws and other pollution

I’m sure that you’ve heard that plastic straws are public enemy #1 for pollution. USAToday.com has a great story about the travel industry, including Carnival cruise line, taking an active role in cleaning up the planet. Click on the link below for the story: https://www.usatoday.com/story/travel/2018/05/31/hotels-airlines-airports-cruises-getting-rid-plastic-straws-and-waste/658804002/

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Why Can Motion Sickness Persist, Even After Your Cruise?

Even Navy veterans like myself can experience the effects of disorientation after a cruise vacation. U.S.S. Samuel Eliot Morison (FFG-13)  It usually takes a couple of days for me to return to normal. Don’t panic. You will probably feel better within a week. Check out this article for all the …

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