Cruise Biz Buzz – Social Media Cruise News for July 21, 2012

Cruise Biz Buzz – Cruise News from Social Media for July 21, 2012

A glance about what this week’s top cruise travel stories are in the social media sphere. Cruise Biz Buzz – Cruise News from Social Media. Highlights from Facebook, YouTube, Twitter from Princess Cruises, Windstar Cruises, Uniworld Boutique River Cruise, Seabourn, Viking River Cruises.


    Top Facebook Posts

Looking for a list of cruise lines on Facebook? >>> find Facebook links for cruise lines

Royal Princess fitness center will help cruise guests stay on track

The post about the Fitness Center on Royal Princess got a lot of action. Over 5953 people “liked” the post and 1263 people left a comment.  One fan is looking forward to doing fitness classes and walking; another fan is more interested in drinking Cosmos.

See if Princess Cruises made my list of Best Cruise Ship Fitness Centers at Sea >>> read more


Princess Cruises Facebook Post

Uniworld Boutique River Cruise Collection asks, “would you try Spaghettieis?”

Vanilla Ice Cream that looks like Spaghetti but it’s not

The photo posted by Uniworld Boutique River Cruise Collection on their Facebook page inspired me to do some research.  According to Wikipedia, Spaghettieis is a German ice cream specialty that looks like a plate of spaghetti. It was invented by Dario Fontanella in the late 1960s in Mannheim, Germany.

Windstar Cruises signature yacht BBQ heats up on Facebook

Windstar Cruises posted a pic featuring their signature yacht barbecue. One Windstar Facebook Fan suggests sitting near to get the fresh lobster right off the grill.

Windstar Cruises BBQ

  Top Tweets

Looking for a list of cruise line’s Twitter account? >>> Cruise Line Twitter Handles

  Seabourn Seabourn

Seabourn’s SVP John Delaney accepts @TravlandLeisure‘s World’s Best Small Ship Cruise Line award.

Photo from Seabourn Twitpic
  Princess Cruises Princess Cruises

In honor of National Relaxation Day, we’ve teamed with @TommyBahama for a Hawaii #cruise contest. Enter at

Cruise Industry News Cruise Industry News

World Premiere for Hamburg: Cunard Queens Day

Princess Cruises Princess Cruises

Our new onboard photo exhibit – here’s what cruising #Alaska looked like 100 years ago!

Steamer City of Topeka at Glacier Bay, circa 1895. Photo courtesy of Princess Cruises

This photo is one of 30 historic images currently displayed aboard Princess ships in Alaska.


    Top Videos

Shore excursion review in Skagway: Klondike Rock Climbing and Rappelling Adventure

Shore excursion review for Skagway:  Klondike Rock Climbing and Rappelling Adventure. Choose an easy climb or a more challenging route to the top where you’ll be rewarded with one of the most amazing views of river, railway, mountain and wilderness. Climbers may also choose whether to rappel down the cliff face they just climbed.

Cooking class with Viking River Cruises

Watch Viking River Cruises master chef and author prepare a traditional Wienerschnitzel. In Austria, you might visit chef Mörwald’s Michelin-starred restaurants. Bon appétit!

Other Buzz

Have you seen some cruise buzz I should know about? Remember, I am counting on you to help me find it. If you see something on Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Google+, LinkedIn, YouTube or who-knows-what new social network, leave me a comment with a link so I can add it to the Cruise Biz Buzz roundup.

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