Billionaires who bring cruising to the masses

Bloomberg.com has an interesting article about billionaires who bring the love of cruising to the masses. As you probably know, Micky Arison’s dad Ted Arison co-founded Norwegian cruise line way back in 1966, and left to start Carnival cruise line in 1972. As reported in the Old Salt Blog (see …

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Netflix cruise movie, “Like Father” review.

Full disclosure: I don’t subscribe to Netflix, but I’m a huge fan of Kristen Bell. Thrillist.com has a review of the Netflix movie, “Like Father” which is billed as a drama comedy. What caught my interest is that the movie revolves around a cruise ship! Off the top of your …

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Disney cruises not as magical as you would expect?

Let me begin by saying I’m not a fan of Disney cruises. Speaking as a member of the travel media and as a travel agent, Disney has never reached out to me to report on their cruise line. The other downside is that Disney cruises are far more costly than …

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Guy Fieri feeds victims displaced by the California wildfires

Celebrity chef Guy Fieri, the man who brings us the famous Guy’s Burgers on Carnival cruise line is helping victims of the California wildfires. According to TheHill.com,  “Fieri told CNN on Sunday that he was teaming up with the Salvation Army, Operation BBQ Relief and local residents to help feed …

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Baked Alaska Recipe

If you’ve sailed on Holland America Line, you’ve probably enjoyed the Baked Alaska dessert! The reason why my wife and I have sailed over 150 days on Holland America Line is because of the 5-star service, accommodations, entertainment and of course, the food! Click on the link below for the …

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Virgin Voyages by Richard Branson is a cruise game changer

Entrepreneur.com has a great article about Sir Richard Branson’s startup cruise line, Virgin Voyages. Anyone who had followed Sir Richard for any length of time knows that his view of business is unique. He doesn’t like neckties! When you think of current cruises, the ships go from a party ship all …

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What I would do if I won the MegaMillions tonight!

Considering the MegaMillions jackpot is now 1.6 billion dollars, this is what I would do with the earnings: 1. Quit my job. 2. Give my 2 kids a huge chunk of it. 3. I would charter a Carnival Cruise Line ship and invite my closest friends. This would be a …

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