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

Jedi Training and Star Wars Characters Aboard Disney Dream



Family-friendly cruises are hustling and bustling to provide great customer service and ensure a great overall experience. Disney Cruise Line will offer its guests a new thrill of the world’s most famous space saga.

Disney Dream turns 5 this year and the vessel is set to go into a 20-day dry dock for some upgrades in late October. 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

U.S. Government Approves Ferry Services to Cuba

800px-Luxury_yacht_in_the_Gulf_of_Saint-Tropez,_2006The U.S. government is authorizing the first ferry services to Cuba for the first time in five decades. At least four companies were licensed to provide a wide range of large-scale sea travel to Cuba.  The U.S. Embassy in Cuba officially reopened August 14, 54 years after having broken diplomatic relations. More on the topic here.

Norwegian’s Largest Cruise Ship to Homeport at Port Canaveral in Fall 2016

800px-Norwegian_Epic_water_chute_2Port Canaveral will become homeport to Norwegian Cruise Line’s largest ship and currently the fifth largest in the world, Norwegian Epic, starting in November 2016.

Norwegian Cruise Line will increase its Port Canaveral presence in fall 2016 and will mark the line’s return to the port after a three-year absence Continue reading