If you've disembarked a large cruise ship in Port Everglades you know that they've got that process down to a science. You also know that this doesn't mean it's a quick process getting 6,300 passengers through customs. Today's announcement that Port Everglades will be the first cruise port in which US and Canadian citizens can utilize the Mobile Passport Control app promises to change that - but will it work?
American Express cardholders who enjoy cruising have had a few great opportunities to save lately and today the credit card giant has announced another, putting $100 back in your pocket if you're planning on booking a Carnival, Princess, Holland America Line, or Seabourn cruise.
With a great ship tour, a new Instagram account, and a three-ship sail-away it was a fun weekend. Let's take a look.
Today I was lucky enough to be Norwegian's guest on the Norwegian Escape. This visit had many great points I want to touch on, but we'll start with the venue that stuck out more than any other: The District Brew House, the Escape's own onboard brewery and tap-house featuring around 75 beers and offering a great atmosphere.
Be sure to follow us on Periscope as tomorrow (October 29) we'll be live from the Norwegian Escape for the day. It's been far too long since we were on a Norwegian ship so tomorrow we're excited to have the opportunity to check out this beautiful vessel before her first birthday. Read more about We're Live Tomorrow From The Norwegian Escape
Cruising, like everything in the world, is constantly evolving. Certain things about cruising however are engrained in the minds of those who experienced them first hand, or even by watching The Love Boat. To this day for example not a cruise goes by that I don't hear someone, often younger than I, asking if they still have a midnight buffet. Let's take a quick glimpse at five of the things we just don't see on cruise ships any longer.Read more about Five Things We No Longer See On Cruise Ships
Virgin Cruises, started by business magnate and philanthropist Richard Branson, promised today in Miami to deliver "innovation and experiences" and that the company will now be known as Virgin Voyages, having placed an order with Fincantieri for three new vessels.