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Carnival Breeze Review

August 24th, 2015

Bobby and Linda just returned from an eight-night Caribbean sailing aboard Carnival Breeze from Miami. This Carnival ship was launched in 2012 and has a dozen dining and entertainment options, including a lot of Carnival's Fun Ship 2.0 features. Bobby leaves no stone unturned on this Carnival Breeze review. 

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Carnival Triumph Review + Cruise News

August 21st, 2015

Sonya just returned from a sailing out of Galveston on Carnival Cruise Line's Carnival Triumph, a five-night Mexican cruise. Sonya gives us a full Carnival Triump review about the staterooms, post-Fun Ship 2.0 dining, entertainment and ports. 

Stewart Chiron has cruise news on:
 
  • Escape float out
  • Princess new venue
  • Disney changes alcohol policy 
  • Thoughts on Houston not being a cruise terminal anymore
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Celebrity Millennium Review

August 18th, 2015

Noam just returned from a seven-night southbound sailing aboard Celebrity Cruises' Celebrity Millennium from Seward, Alaska to Vancouver, Canada. 

Noam talks about the excursions on his Alaska cruise, all about the dining onboard the ship and what to do expect when going on an Alaska cruise. 
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Norwegian Jewel Review + Cruise News

August 14th, 2015

Theresa just returned from an 18-night repositioning sailing aboard Norwegian Cruise Line's Norwegian Jewel from Houston to Seattle. Hear a comprehensive Norwegian Jewel review.

Theresa Norton-Masek has cruise news:

  • New class of service for Royal Caribbean
  • Carnival WIFI soon to go fleetwide
  • Houston loses cruise ships, again
  • Hawaii seeking consultants to boost cruise business
  • Norwegian Cruise Line extending Seattle
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Oasis of the Seas Review

August 11th, 2015

Kerry and his wife just returned from a seven-night cruise aboard one of the largest cruise ships in the world, Royal Caribbean's Oasis of the Seas. On this sailing they did a Western Caribbean itinerary that included a stop at Royal Caribbean's private island Labadee, Haiti. 

Hear a comprehensive review of Oasis of the Seas from a guy who is no stranger to the Oasis-class ships. 

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Carnival Sunshine Review + Cruise News

August 7th, 2015

Greg and his wife just returned from a five-night Bahamas cruise aboard Carnival Sunshine. The cruise went to Nassau, Freeport and Carnival's private-island Half Moon Cay. 

On the episode Greg gives us a comprehensive Carnival Sunshine review - with no stone unturned. 
 
Theresa Norton-Masek from Travel Pulse has cruise news:
  • Norwegian Cruise Line announced some big news earlier this week: (Epic heading to Port Canaveral, talks of Cuba and heading to Asia)
  • Princess Cruises debuting the The Voice at sea 
  • Celebrity offering evening excursions in the Caribbean 
  • Royal Caribbean earnings call, sticking with last minute no-discounting?
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Celebrity Reflection Review

August 4th, 2015

Jason and his family just returned from an 11-night Eastern Mediterranean sailing aboard Celebrity Reflection.

He shares his pre-cruise thoughts, how embarkation was, his first impressions of Celebrity Reflection, stateroom, dining, entertainment and port thoughts. Find out why Jason choose Celebrity Cruises for his last cruise. 
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Royal Princess Review + Cruise News

July 31st, 2015

Eric just returned from a sailing aboard Royal Princess and shares his trip with us. Eric leaves no stone unturned in this review, covering his pre-cruise thoughts, embarkation, stateroom, dining, entertainment and how the ship was during sea days. 
 
Theresa Norton-Masek from TravelPulse has Cruise News:
 
Costa Cruises orders two massive cruise ships
Norwegian Cruise Lines parts ways with Celebrity Chef 
Princess Cruises gets new specialty venue 
Carnival Corporation reaches agreement on ADA lawsuit
Kathy Lee Gifford debuts new wine on Carnival Splendor in NYC 
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Caribbean Cruise Excursions + Carnival Sunshine

July 28th, 2015

We took a weekend trip down to Carnival Sunshine in Port Canaveral, Florida and talked to the Cruise Director Ryan. This is Ryan's second week on the job as he's filling in for the original Cruise Director Jamie D. We also chat with a passenger about their Carnival Sunshine experience. 

 
The summer is heating up with Caribbean shore excursions and we talk about cruise excursions in St. Thomas, Aruba, Barbados and St. Vincent. 
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Grand Celebration Review + Cruise News

July 23rd, 2015

We get a review from listener Tommy about a cruise line out of West Palm Beach, Florida called Bahamas Paradise Cruise Line. The interesting thing about this cruise line is that the ship used to belong to Carnival Cruise Line as Carnival Celebration. It was finally sold off after being transferred a couple times within the Carnival Corporation. 

 
Stewart Chiron, The Cruise Guy has cruise news:
 
Freedom of the Seas experiences engine fire 
Norwegian Cruise Line raises gratuities, again
MSC Cruises launches revamps loyalty program  
Crystal Cruises launches new ships, river boats, yachts and airline
 
Listener Question
 
What is the best way to handle a cruise price drop? 
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