Whenever a cruise line introduces a new class of ships, it’s easy to forget about the great ships they already have. Last year, during the fanfare of the Edge class announcements, Celebrity Cruise Lines unveiled Celebrity Revolution. Now the scale of this $500 million fleet upgrade program has become more clear, and we're even more excited. Ric and Billy discuss what is ahead for the Celebrity fleet.
Every time I’ve cruised to Nassau, the ship has left port before sundown. When booking my cruise, I noticed Mariner of the Seas would be staying in port until midnight... I took a Sunset Harbour Cruise and got some beautiful views of Nassau. Read more about Excursion Spotlight: Sunset Harbour Cruise in Nassau
We recommend booking your cruise as far out as possible to get the best price (and ensure you’ll get the cruise you want). If you are flexible however, and you don’t have your heart set on a specific sailing, you can sometimes find some wild deals. This is one of those times. Read more about Free this October? There are some cruises going for less than $35 per day.
This week CruiseHabit Ric is sailing on Mariner of the Seas and you can follow along, read about his adventures, and even ask him questions. Mariner has received a ton of attention lately after undergoing loads of improvements that make her a real stand-out experience in the Royal Caribbean Fleet. Just head over to his posts on the Royal Caribbean Blog message boards to find out more and be sure to ask him to bring something nice back for Billy! Or just wish him a great cruise - whatever. Read more about We're Sailing the Newly-Enhanced Mariner of the Seas - Follow Along!
Below find changes and/or cancellations to sailings related to 2018 Atlantic hurricanes as well as current port statuses. We'll make an effort to keep this current, but if you learn something we don't yet have posted please leave a comment below and let us know so we can keep things current. Read more about 2018 Hurricane Cruise Status Board
Oceania Cruises announced that they're going to be doing significant work to "re-inspire" four of the line's six vessels in a $100 million project that is just the first project in an initiative they're calling OceaniaNEXT. The project will mean that the 684 guest R-Class ships, Insignia, Nautica, Regatta, and Sirena, will each have 342 suites and staterooms redesigned with a whole new look, custom furnishings, a refreshed color pallette of soft sea and sky tones, lush carpets, and more. Further, they'll introduce... Read more about Oceania Cruises Announces $100m Overhaul of R-Class Ships - First Step in the OceaniaNEXT Initiative
Sir Richard Branson's Virgin Voyages is sure to be an interesting cruise line when they start sailing in 2020. The adult-only line focusing on unique experiences and a different take on cruising revealed more about what guests can soon expect, including how they'll help keep "sailors" (their term for guests) and the environment healthy. They also took this opportunity to name their first vessel. Read more about Virgin Voyages Names First Ship, Aims to Keep Sailors & the Environment Healthy