Movie buffs unite! Well, sort of. Comes word that not only will Turner Classic Movies be hosting its second theme cruise in early 2013, but horror flick devotees will soon have a chance to get the inside deets on the cult-classic “SAW” films. Of course, we know that it’s possible to love films from both […]
The stats would indicate a level playing field: Carnival Dream and Carnival Magic are both Dream-class ships, sharing the same super-size, 1,004-foot length and 3,650-plus-passenger capacity. Yes, Dream is about 20 months older than Magic, but at first glance they could still pass for twins. On second glance, more like fraternal twins separated at birth, […]
It’s new ship season, so it’s no surprise that an influx of newly minted godmothers is coming to the fore. Last week, diva extraordinaire Mariah Carey christened Disney Fantasy. And in the past few days two more names have surfaced. Priscilla Presley will oversee next month’s launch of American Queen in Memphis, home to Elvis’s […]
This week, two luxury cruise lines made special food-themed announcements. Crystal Cruises — which has had a partnership with master chef Nobu Matsuhisa since 2003 — announced that, during his annual sailing, Nobu will participate in a number of enrichment activities for passengers, including nightly appearances, a cooking demo, autograph signings and more. Several hours […]
What do Norwegians, shellphones and grizzly bears have in common? They’re all part of recently released ad campaigns from three of the industry’s most well-known cruise lines. Which takes the cake? You be the judge.
First, Concerts Cruise’s announced that the eccentric — and controversial — rhythm-and-blues artist R. Kelly (known for hits like “I Believe I Can Fly”) would star in a theme cruise aboard Carnival Destiny in October. Then, a few days later, Norwegian Cruise Line revealed that the award-winning country music band Rascal Flatts (of “Life Is […]
Two cruise lines yesterday announced new themes that have us envisioning a humorous battle of classic versus kitschy.
It’s music to the ears: To celebrate the arrival of their ships in two North American homeports, Royal Caribbean and Carnival are planning big, splashy to-dos featuring big-name acts. RCI’s Voyager of the Seas and the new Carnival Magic have both been sailing European itineraries, but beginning this fall they’ll sail Western Caribbean cruises out […]« go back — keep looking »