The cruise world impatiently awaits the launch of Royal Caribbean International’s Quantum-class ships scheduled to debut in the Fall of 2014.
Royal Caribbean’s ships are known for their leading signature experiences aboard including the FlowRider® surf simulators, Rock Climbing Walls, and Ice-Skating rinks and AquaTheaters. Taking their innovation by leaps and bounds, they’ve introduced even more “groundbreaking” new experiences aboard this up-and-coming class that’s sure to wow the avid cruiser and cruise novices alike.Continue reading
It’s a nautical tradition that spans thousands of years with ceremonies that can be as intimate or as grandiose as to have preceding soirees leading up to the momentous event—the naming of a ship. This sacred tradition includes an act of breaking a bottle against the hull of a brand-new vessel and a blessing for good fortune and safety of the ship and all of it’s crew and passengers.
Today, in Southhampton, UK, a week-long celebration heralded the most anticipated launching event of the year, the naming of the Royal Princess by the ship’s godmother, Her Royal Highness The Duchess of Cambridge.Continue reading
“A New Star is Born” claims Viking River Cruises on their latest web site addition, www.vikingcruises.com/oceans/. Viking…Oceans? Yes! This past May, Viking River Cruises announced their latest product line—Viking Ocean Cruises.Continue reading
This Trafalgar itinerary is a wonderful introduction to the rugged coast of the Pacific Northwest. My aunt and I enjoyed this trip in the heart of the summer, at the beginning of July. Still, we were pleased we’d packed jackets and sweaters for the cool coastal breeze and chilly evenings. The weather was wonderfully pleasant, compared to my home in steamy Houston, Texas!Continue reading