This morning, Celebrity Edge arrived in Port Everglades to take her place at Celebrity Cruises’ new Terminal 25. I had just finished breakfast in the main dining room on the final morning of my Celebrity Infinity sailing (live-ish blog here) when one of my tablemates came back into the restaurant to tell me the ship was arriving. Thank you, L! I stepped outside and took a couple of pictures and then started up a Periscope. Check out both Read more about Celebrity Edge Arrives in Port Everglades
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After spending two nights at the luxurious CruiseHabit.com Global Headquarters, I repacked my bags and Billy drove me to the port, arriving at about noon. Being dropped off right at the curb was awesome and I’m not sure I want do it any other way from here on out. [Note to Billy for our upcoming Celebrity Edge sailing.] While we were in the port, we drove by the nearly finished future home of Celebrity Edge — Terminal 25... Read more about Celebrity Infinity Live Blog Day 1 - Embarkation Day
Living in Florida has not just the advantage of being a short drive to several ports, but also access to discounted last-minute fares at Florida Resident rates. Celebrity Cruises is offering great fares on Celebrity Infinity for Florida Residents. With some time off of work, I was able to take advantage of one. This will be my third cruise on Celebrity and my third solo in a row. Read more about Celebrity Infinity Live Blog Preamble - Third Time's The Charm
In the next couple of weeks we'll be sailing on Celebrity Infinity, Royal Caribbean's Symphony of the Seas, and Celebrity's newest ship, Celebrity Edge. Make sure you follow us on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook, and keep an eye out for our live blogs and new podcast episodes. Read more about It's Giveaway Time! We're giving out Celebrity swag to celebrate our upcoming sailing on the new Celebrity Edge!
Celebrity Edge is the first in a new class of ship, and in less than a month, we'll be among the first to sail her. We talk about some of what makes her so different as Celebrity tries to redefine the cruise experience, and we discuss how we plan to see and do as much as possible on our December 6th three-night sailing.
Virgin Voyages has announced more details about their first ship, Scarlet Lady, and this time, it’s all about dining. Guests, err, “sailors” on the adults-only line will have over 20 choices when it comes to picking a place to eat, and there’s something you probably won’t guess about many of these spots. Like some lite-luxury and luxury lines, Virgin Voyages has opted to forgo the practice of specialty dining venues coming at an up-charge, and instead, will be including all dining within the cruise fare. That means all the interesting things we discuss below are included in your cruise fare... Read more about Virgin Voyages' Scarlet Lady to Deliver Distinctly Non-Cruise Dining. Drag Brunch & Food Hall? Yes. Buffet & Dining Room? Nope.
Most cruise lines have programs that reward guests for their loyalty. The perks are as wide-ranging as cruise experiences, and different lines let you climb the ranks of these programs in different ways. What are some of the more remarkable benefits? How do we value these programs? We look at the various programs and help you understand how to take advantage of what is being offered.
It’s not just the newest ships at sea that glimmer and host a great time but keeping the entire fleet fresh is the goal of every cruise line. Often lines will spruce up entire classes of ships, adding the latest features and venues. Carnival however has announced a drydock that represents the final phase of a $2 billion eight-year project, and this phase involves a real transformation. Let’s look at some of the new features and venues still to come, how this all relates to pizza, and then get Billy’s take on how this positions Carnival compared to their competitors... Read more about Carnival Nears Completion of $2B Fleet Enhancement, Changes Ship Names, Marries Pizza & Tech
What do you enjoy while cruising? Sipping a fruity drink, exploring new places, getting a tattoo? The latter will soon be possible when Virgin Voyages’ Scarlet Lady sets sail… Read more about Virgin Voyages Gives Sailors (Cruisers) Another Way to Remember Their Sailing - With Tattoos at Sea!