Carnival’s Ocean Medallion Will Take Cruise Experience to Another Level

800px-regal_princess_2014_7_17_3817OCEAN is Carnival’s new medallion wearable device that will level up guest experience on cruises.
The name OCEAN stands for One Cruise Experience Access Network. The tiny quarter-sized medallion was introduced by Arnold Donald, CEO of the world’s largest cruise company, at a keynote speech at the annual Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas yesterday. Continue reading

Passenger Jumps off Royal Caribbean Cruise Ship

800px-independence_of_the_seas_8454A passenger intentionally jumped overboard from the top deck of a Royal Caribbean cruise ship. The incident happened at 1:45 a.m Thursday, as the Independence of the Seas was coming back to South Florida.
The cruise ship company made an official statement that said a 22-year-old man jumped off the deck 12 about 30 miles south of Key Largo while the ship was returning to Port Everglades.

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Final Preparations for the Arrival of Oasis of the Seas at Port Canaveral

 

MS_Oasis_of_the_Seas_SternRoyal Caribbean’s Oasis of the Seas will relocate to its new home at Port Canaveral. 

Royal Caribbean’s 225,000-ton Oasis of the Seas, flag ship of the world’s largest class of cruise vessels, will sail into Port Canaveral on Saturday, November 5, and will berth at Cruise Terminal 1 for the winter 2016-2017 cruise season. Continue reading

Cruise Ships Change Itinerary Due To Hurricane Matthew

800px-wave_breaking_at_misquamicut_beach_riCruise lines have been forced to change several ships‘ itineraries due to Hurricane Matthew. Royal Caribbean, Carnival and Princess Cruises have rerouted ships in the Caribbean. Among the affected ships are Allure of the Seas, Enchantment of the Seas, Adventure of the Seas, Carnival Sensation, Carnival Splendor and Island Princess. Continue reading

Powerful Matthew Weakens Slightly but Continues to Be Unpredictable

800px-US_Navy_050709-N-0000B-004_Hurricane_Dennis_batters_palm_trees_and_floods_parts_of_Naval_Air_Station_(NAS)_Key_West^rsquo,s_Truman_AnnexMatthew is no longer a category 5 hurricane but still poses severe risk to lives.

At 11 p.m. on Friday, the U.S. National Hurricane Center announced that Matthew had strengthened from a Category 4 to a Category 5 hurricane over the Caribbean Sea. With maximum sustained winds up to 160 mph, Matthew had been the strongest hurricane in the Atlantic Basin since Hurricane Felix in 2007. Continue reading