What to do in Long Beach

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What to do and see in Long Beach, CA. For those traveling to the West Coast for a cruise, consider spending time in Long Beach enjoying the many activities. To help you customize the perfect itinerary, I have put together a list of some of my favorite things to do In Long Beach. Top five activities for what to do […]

Ship-to-shore with OnePath wireless radio

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Harris CapRock Communications is offering a new service that will address bandwidth issues on the ships. What are the benefits of Harris CapRock Communications’ OnePath long-range wireless radio? Radio delivers reliable communications via an optimal transport and secure network Provides increased throughput and spectrum efficiency Solution for cruise, energy and commercial maritime applications The wireless solution is designed to support offshore […]

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Micky and Madeleine Arison Family Foundation Donates to Louisiana Flood Relief Efforts

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Cruise News: Cruise Industry titans assist victims of the Louisiana floods. Below is a press release I got that made me happy to be part of the cruise family Kudos to Micky and Madeleine Arison Family Foundation for their generous support. Press release follows: MICKY AND MADELEINE ARISON FAMILY FOUNDATION GIVES $250,000 MATCHING DONATION FOR LOUISIANA FLOOD RELIEF RAISING TOTAL CONTRIBUTION FROM […]

Crystal Mozart

Go Live on Crystal River Cruises

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Go Live on Crystal Mozart  Looking for a live view of the Danube? I know you want to see what it looks like when you cruise down the river. Well, now you can see for yourself what all the Crystal River Cruises cruise buzz is all about. Crystal Mozart set a new bar of excellence on the Danube River, … […]

Wellness Travel #TWchats

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#TWchats is ready to explore Wellness Travel Wednesday, Aug. 10, at 3 p.m. Eastern, Noon Pacific.  Wellness travel has been taking the industry by storm, particularly as upscale resorts and spas move from pampering treatments to a more holistic interpretation of well-being and health, tour companies include yoga retreats and mindful eating and ships expand their spa programs. We’ll tweet […]

Wellness Travel: Cruise Ship Dining for People with Diet Restrictions

Posted Posted in Food & Drinks, Onboard Programs

What you need to know about Cruising with Allergies or Dietary Restrictions Via Cruise Lines International Association  (WASHINGTON, August 9, 2016) – According to research, an estimated 15 million Americans have food allergies, with even more adhering to dietary limitations ranging from gluten-free to vegan. Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) Cruise Line Members make accommodating food restrictions a priority to allow guests […]

Crystal Cruises new website

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Buzz: Crystal Cruises updates their website. Crystal Cruises announced that they have redesigned their website. The website offers three new features to offer visitors access to tools to help theim search. The new website is another example of another exciting experience offereed by the luxury cruise line. Exloration and Discovery Tools to help people search for their ideal Crystal Crusies […]

(Video): Be a Hotel Director on a Ship for a Day

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A Day in the Life of a Royal Caribbean Hotel Director “Preparing for a Smooth Sailing: A Day in the Life of a Royal Caribbean Hotel Director.” The hotel director on Royal Caribbean sees to every detail that impacts the guest experience. Watch as Hotel Director, Gary Davies, gives a behind-the-scenes look at managing the day-to-day operations onboard Anthem of the Seas to ensure a memorable vacation for […]

Cruise News: Uniworld appoints Ellen Bettridge as President and Chief Executive Office

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The Buzz: New CEO at Uniworld Boutique River Cruise Collection Uniworld Names Ellen Bettridge New President and CEO: Bettridge succeeds Guy Young, who will enjoy a new promotion. From Twitter: Tweets about Ellen Bettridge Via Faceook Search Note: Not that much on Facebook, but a nice archive of the various positions Ellen Bettridge has held over the last decade. She […]