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The Story of Celebrity Equinox's Hurricane Dorian Relief Efforts and How You Can Help

Celebrity Equinox Hurricane Dorian Relief Efforts

This past week we enjoyed a fantastic vacation on Celebrity Equinox.  While we relaxed however, thousands of residents of Grand Bahama and Abaco Island in the Bahamas were left homeless by Hurricane Dorian, one of the strongest storms on record.  Toward the end of our sailing... Read more about The Story of Celebrity Equinox's Hurricane Dorian Relief Efforts and How You Can Help

New Dining & Drinking Venues Announced for Carnival Mardi Gras Plus More on the Lido and Summer Landing Zones

Red Frog Tiki Bar on Carnival Mardi Gras

Guests lucky enough to enjoy the yet-released Carnival Mardi Gras can look forward to some new food and beverage options, some of them not found on any other Carnival ship.  We've been excitedly watching as more information comes out about this new build, and these announcements have us all the more eager to try out what seems to be a totally new concept from Carnival... Read more about New Dining & Drinking Venues Announced for Carnival Mardi Gras Plus More on the Lido and Summer Landing Zones

Virgin Voyages Mega Rockstar Suites Video Tour - They're What You Want, What You Really Really Want - Expanded Offerings!

Former Spice Girl Geri Horner Rocking Out in a Mega RockStar Suite on Virgin Voyages' Scarlet Lady

When Virgin Voyages sets sail next year, there will be many different types of rooms Sailors can enjoy, but a select few will be in Mega RockStar Suites, and now, they have a seal of approval from Geri Horner, of the famed group, The Spice Girls.  It's not just some cheeky photos of the pop-star is putting out though - we've got new information about some of the amenities afforded to suite guests on Virgin Voyages' Scarlet Lady and even a tour of the luxe accommodations! Read more about Virgin Voyages Mega Rockstar Suites Video Tour - They're What You Want, What You Really Really Want - Expanded Offerings!

Virgin Voyages Appoints First Female Canadian Captain, Replaces Cuba Calls, and Reveals Seven-Night Itineraries to Puerto Rico

Captain Wendy Williams, Master, Virgin Voyages' Scarlet Lady

Today in Toronto, Virgin Voyages announced the historic appointment of Captain Wendy Williams, and revealed new itineraries for the 2020 inaugural cruise season, replacing previously scheduled calls to Cuba. Included in their reveal were some newly announced seven night sailings... Read more about Virgin Voyages Appoints First Female Canadian Captain, Replaces Cuba Calls, and Reveals Seven-Night Itineraries to Puerto Rico

Changes to US Regulations on Cuba Travel Impact Cruising - What We Know So Far *With Updates*

Cruising to Cuba?On June 4 2019, the US released details of changes to various regulations that look to impact cruises to Cuba from the United States, and how US citizens can travel to the island nation in general.  While we prefer to wait to share information until things are more clear, we've received many questions about this and will share what we know, when we know it... Read more about Changes to US Regulations on Cuba Travel Impact Cruising - What We Know So Far *With Updates*