‘Star Trek: The Cruise II’ Further Detailed for 2018

The “Star Trek” franchise will once again set phasers to fun with “Star Trek: The Cruise II” setting sail twice in 2018. Hosting both sailings will be George Takei on January 5-11 and January 11-17, 2018 aboard Norwegian Cruise Line’s Norwegian Jade. “This will be the most interactive experience ever created between ‘Star Trek’ fans … Read more‘Star Trek: The Cruise II’ Further Detailed for 2018

Carnival Corp. Introduces Ocean Tagalong Avatars for Medallion-Class Cruise Ships

(4:25 p.m. EDT) — Carnival Corp.’s upcoming line of Medallion-class cruise ships will feature custom avatars, designed by passengers before or during their trips, that will be displayed on digital screens throughout the vessel and can be used for interactive experiences like games. The avatars, known as Ocean Tagalongs (as in, the creature “tags along” … Read moreCarnival Corp. Introduces Ocean Tagalong Avatars for Medallion-Class Cruise Ships

Royal Princess to sail Mexican Riviera cruises

Princess Cruises will deploy the Royal Princess to the U.S. West Coast in 2018-19, where it will become the line’s largest ship to sail Mexico cruises. Princess will do nine overnight stays in Cabo San Lucas as well as an expanded program of late-evening stays on itineraries in the Caribbean, California and Hawaii. Other highlights … Read moreRoyal Princess to sail Mexican Riviera cruises

VIDEO: INCREDIBLE SIGHTS AND UNFORGETTABLE ENCHANTMENT IN NORWAY ON DISNEY CRUISE LINE

This summer, the Disney Magic will be sailing through the majestic Norwegian fjords, giving Disney cruisers the chance to experience Scandinavia’s storybook vistas, charming culture and rich history. Once again, we’re offering families the opportunity for a one-of-a-kind vacation that proves a trip to Europe isn’t just fun for adults. For a glimpse at what makes a Norwegian fjords cruise with Disney … Read moreVIDEO: INCREDIBLE SIGHTS AND UNFORGETTABLE ENCHANTMENT IN NORWAY ON DISNEY CRUISE LINE

FIRST LOOK AT NEW SPACES AND EXPERIENCES ABOARD THE DISNEY FANTASY

On May 17, 2017, the Disney Fantasy set sail on her first cruise after a sprinkling of pixie dust that brought new fun for kids, adults and families. Each new area is marked by meticulous detail and unmistakable Disney touches. Here’s a first look at some of the ways we added even more magic to … Read moreFIRST LOOK AT NEW SPACES AND EXPERIENCES ABOARD THE DISNEY FANTASY

Carnival Elation cruise to call in Bahamas and Bermuda

Carnival Cruise Line said its Carnival Elation will offer a unique itinerary next spring that includes cruising to Bermuda and the Bahamas from Jacksonville, Fla. The Elation typically does three-, four- and five-day cruises to the Bahamas. The eight-day voyage will operate round-trip from Jacksonville April 7 and will include an overnight call in Heritage … Read moreCarnival Elation cruise to call in Bahamas and Bermuda

Live From Caribbean Princess: Hits & Misses Post Dry Dock

Princess Cruises is showing off its 13-year-old Caribbean Princess, after the ship underwent a multimillion-dollar refurbishment that welcomed several new and revamped spaces, and outfitted it for Princess’ Ocean Medallion program (wearable technology that acts as a virtual concierge). Cruise Critic is onboard testing out all the additions — with the exception of Ocean Medallion, … Read moreLive From Caribbean Princess: Hits & Misses Post Dry Dock

Stats: Record 1.8 Million Travelers Visited Alaska in 2016

Alaska set a new record of 1,857,500 million out-of-state visitors from May to September 2016, according to the latest data from the Alaska Visitor Statistics Program 7 (AVSP 7), the most recently released report by the Alaska Tourism Industry Association (ATIA) and Department of Commerce, Community and Economic Development (DCCED). This sets the record for … Read moreStats: Record 1.8 Million Travelers Visited Alaska in 2016

Sandals possibly looking for buyer

Sandals Resorts International “is exploring options to accelerate the company’s long-term growth and development plans,” the company said in a statement on Thursday. The statement was issued in response to a Reuters report on May 10 that said Sandals was exploring strategic alternatives, including a potential sale of the company, and hired investment bank Deutsche … Read moreSandals possibly looking for buyer

Make a Batch of Cookies from Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort & Spa for National Chocolate Chip Cookie Day on May 15

  The quintessential all-American treat, chocolate chip cookies get their very own holiday on May 15. So we asked the pastry chefs at Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort & Spa to share their recipe. Below you’ll find Chef Erich’s chocolate chip cookie recipe – a delicious and easy sweet you can make at home for memories … Read moreMake a Batch of Cookies from Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort & Spa for National Chocolate Chip Cookie Day on May 15