Tag: Intercontinental

Shared Tables and Early or Late Seating – Why? What Started It All?

My recent less than glorious experience on an MSC cruise left me pondering one of the undesirable things I encountered. When going to the...

Things You Never Knew Were “Connected” on Cruise Ships

With a massive operation taking place on every area of the Cruise Ship, there are certain things that affect, in one way or another,...

Workarounds to Use Your Cell Phone on a Cruise Ship Without Expensive Roaming Fees

Before I get a slew of comments that a cruise is time to "unplug" and get away from the world and our electronic masters...

Cabin Review – Penthouse Suite 5125 on Celebrity Flora 2024

Introduction: Sailing Celebrity Cruises’ Flora in the Galapagos What to Pack for a Galapagos Cruise Getting to Quito, Ecuador in Delta First Class JW Marriott Hotel Quito...

Kids in Adults-Only on Celebrity, Skagway Setback, New Private Island Taxes, Guest Attacks Another With Glass and more Cruise News!

Here are this week's cruise headlines and news from around the web and interweb: PortMiami is weeks from allowing cruise ships to cut emissions...

MSC Drink Package Frustrations, Ask Me Anything, The Retreat on HAL, How Not to Book Carnival and a HUGE Hotel Card Offer

My next cruise adventure is still months away (I have had two recently so don't cry for me) but I am starting to get...

Need a Free Hotel Night Award — or Several? A New Travel Credit Card Dropped a Great Limited-Time Offer!

Pay attention to this if you'll stay in hotels at some point during the next year. The currently features a limited-time offer that's worth...

CRAZY: Florida Bookkeeper Embezzles 1.6 Million – Books Carnival Cruises and More!

There are some nice perks about living in Florida (even northern Florida) as you are in easy driving distance to a number of the...

The Convoluted MSC Drink Package Rules – Do You Pay Full Price or Upcharge on Expensive Drinks

For my less than enjoyable MSC cruise, included in the package price, was what they call the "Easy Plus" drinks package. With this package...

Review: “The Retreat” on Holland America Eurodam – Onboard Private Cabana Rentals

Introduction - My "Free" Holland America Cruise on the Eurodam Embarkation Day on day Holland America Eurodam and The Amazing HAL App Do...

Ask Me Anything! – I Have Worked Onboard Cruise Ships For Over 15 Years

I love working on cruise ships and have enjoyed my career at sea. I have had endless amazing experiences I could never have had...

Famous Singer Dies on NCL Pearl, RCI Orders 7th Oasis Ship, How The Love Boat Changed Cruising, Death on World Cruise and more Cruise...

Here are this week's cruise headlines and news from around the web and interweb: Royal Caribbean signs deal with shipyard for seventh Oasis-class ship ...

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