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 [...]
After a having a outstanding fee-free burger on my recent cruise aboard Norwegian Dawn (juicy, hot beef and crisp, fresh veggies … mmm) and coming home to the news of Food Network star and restaurateur Guy Fieri teaming up with Carnival to offer gourmet burgers at sea, I’ve been wondering if the mainstream cruise lines [...]
Are you a little bit country or a little bit rock ‘n’ roll? MSC Cruises recently announced Donny & Marie Cruisin’ With Friends, a four-night theme cruise to the Bahamas aboard MSC Poesia in February 2012. If catching the famous sibs’ show in Vegas isn’t your thing, maybe joining them — and some 3,000 of [...]
Life is full of tough choices, isn’t it? Then again, hop onboard Princess Cruises’ 107-day world cruise and you don’t have to choose. The line announced this week that both Gavin MacLeod (aka Captain Stubing of “The Love Boat”) and Jerry Mathers (aka the Beav of “Leave It to Beaver”) will speak onboard Pacific Princess [...]« go back — keep looking »