The Disney Dream cruise ship collided with a dock during its 3-day cruise from Port Canaveral, Florida to Nassau, the Bahamas on Saturday, Sept. 30. The collision occurred during the port of call and was first reported by the blog of the cruise operator which featured posts from social media. Continue reading
Hurricane Irma cancels cruises, ships return early. Port Canaveral closes Saturday.
Florida faces the ‘most catastrophic storm’ it has ever seen in the coming hours as Hurricane Irma prepares to unleash tornadoes, a 15ft sea surge, flooding and 130mph winds.
Irma caused widespread cruise cancellations. The cruise ship companies Carnival, Royal Caribbean, Disney, and Norwegian had to cancel cruises or change itineraries because of the hurricane. All the cruise lines have offered either reimbursement or credit towards future cruises for travelers affected by the last-minute change. Continue reading
Which cruise line has the best ship for families?
Unveiled in 1998, the 1,754-passenger Disney Magic underwent a massive makeover in late 2013 and recently added AquaDunk, a 37-foot-tall body slide, a new outdoor kids zone- AquaLab, multiple deck-top pool areas and indoor children’s zones covering almost an entire deck. Continue reading
Some cruise ships traveling in and out of Port Canaveral made adjustments to their schedules as a precaution due to uncertainty about Erika’s path.
Two cruise lines, Carnival Cruise Line and Royal Caribbean, have officially announced changes in their ships’ itineraries. Continue reading