Cruise News from Social Media for 10.26.12

Cruise Biz Buzz – Cruise News from Social Media for 10.26.12


Cruise News from Social Media for October 26, 2012. Roundup of cruise news via social media sites: Facebook, YouTube, Twitter, Pinterest, and Instagram. Keep reading to discover what’s buzzing on the ships.

Summary of top cruise news making waves: Hurricane Sandy, Carnival Cruise Lines, Silversea Cruises, and Princess Cruises

The BIG news of the week was from Carnival  Corporation & plc Ordered New Ships for Its Holland America Line and Carnival Cruise Lines Brands. Missed it? Not to worry. Click here to read what social media had to say.


Cruise lines and media use Social Media to inform cruisers about Hurricane Sandy

Hurricane Sandy updates posted on Facebook…..


Via Norwegian Cruise Lines Facebook page update.

Hurricane Sandy updates posted on Twitter

Use my Travel Press or Cruise Line Only Twitter lists to find breaking buzz.

More Saturday itinerary changes: @CarnivalCruise‘s Sensation will head to Key West instead of Nassau; Imagination at sea instead of Nassau.

  Porthole Magazine Porthole Magazine@PortholeCruise

Oh, Sandy… Here are links to airlines and cruise lines responding to what might become a Frankenstorm! …


Hope everyone’s staying safe and warm from the Sandy storm

Royal Caribbean@RoyalCaribbean WEATHER UPDATE: We continue to closely monitor #HurricaneSandy, please follow this link for recent itinerary changes: 


   Tweet Buzz

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

From the ships….

My favorite tweet of the day comes to us from Micky Arison (@MickyArison), Chairman & CEO of Carnival Corporation & PLC. Managing General Partner of the NBA CHAMPION Miami HEAT. He retweets the following photo of John Heald (a Carnival Cruise Line legend).

   Interesting on Pinterest

Welcome aboard Silver Spirit for a 9-night voyage from Barcelona, Spain to Las Palmas, Canary Islands, Spain. See more.

Pinterest pinboard for my 9-day Silversea Cruises journey in Spain.



    Top Video

Princess Cruises Deck Party

Martin Hall, Vice President of Entertainment, describes how the Ultimate Deck Party will be incorporated on the new Royal Princess.

Buzz it up

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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