Cruise Lines Change Itineraries due to Hurricane Joaquin

591px-Hurricane_ElenaCruise lines are adjusting their ship itineraries to avoid Hurricane Joaquin. Ships operated by six cruise lines — Carnival, Crystal, Disney, Norwegian, Princess and Royal Caribbean — have switched up itineraries as Hurricane Joaquin gains strength in the Atlantic.

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Disney Magic vs. Royal Caribbean’s Anthem of the Seas

Which cruise line has the best ship for families?

450px-Disney_Magic_1Unveiled 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

Royal Caribbean Plans Expansion at PortMiami

MS_Oasis_of_the_Seas_SternPortMiami could soon welcome the world’s largest cruise ships as Royal Caribbean International is planning a multimillion-dollar expansion at the port.

The world’s second largest cruise operator is planning to finance, design, build and operate a new cruise terminal complex at the Port of Miami, according to county officials. Continue reading

Cruise Ships Adjust Schedules Due to Erika

800px-Carnival_Cruise_ShipErika may no longer be a tropical storm, but its remnants are still expected to send heavy rains to Central Florida.

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

Harmony of Seas Will Include Royal Caribbean’s First Aqua Park for Kids

Freedom_of_the_seas_constructionHarmony of the Seas, Royal Caribbean’s third Oasis class cruise ship, will be the first in the fleet to offer the Splashaway Bay, an interactive aqua park for kids, the Miami-based cruise line said in a press release.

The new 5,497- passenger Harmony of the Seas is scheduled to debut Continue reading