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Cruising From the US is Back!

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It’s official. Cruising has returned to ports in the U.S. While many cruise lines have already started sailing with North American guests from offshore ports in the Caribbean and Europe, there’s been no cruising from ports we can drive to....

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Cruise Ships: New, Improved, and Coming Soon

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The latest designs, innovations, and features, in a sparkling white cruise ship gliding over the waves. If that’s not enough to get you excited about taking a cruise on a new ship, there’s always ‘new ship smell’. A new cruise ship...

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Yes, You Can Cruise Again - This Summer! Here's How.

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No sailing in American or Canadian waters yet? No problem! That’s what at least three cruise lines – so far - are saying.Plus, some other lines confirming they’re able to start cruising despite restrictions.Especially if you’re one of the millions of people...

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3rd 'Lady Ship' Announced for New Cruise Company on International Women's Day

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Cruise lovers haven’t even had a chance to sail aboard the first ship on this new – and much anticipated – cruise line. The Scarlet Lady launched a year ago just moments before the travel shutdown, and guests are still waiting...

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World's Longest River Cruise Set for 2023

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46 nights. 7 rivers. 14 countries. You’ve heard of ocean ‘World Cruises’. This is the first of its kind for river cruising and may be the start of a whole new river cruise travel trend. The longest-ever river cruise itinerary is the...

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Drink a Cocktail Made by the World’s 1st Human-like Robot Bartender at Sea

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He mixes drinks, but doesn’t stop there. ‘Rob’ the robot bartender also speaks 8 languages, tells jokes and even dances too! When we can cruise again, you won’t want to miss the world’s first humanoid – and interactive – shipboard robot...

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8 New Cruise Ships You Missed in 2020 - And Why to Sail Them Soon

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Can we hit the reset button on 2020? Usually, at the beginning of each year, we look forward to new ships guests will be among the first in the world to experience in their inaugural seasons. But in 2020, more than a...

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Christmas in July On A Holiday Do-Over River Cruise

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If this year’s altered holiday celebrations left you wistful and nostalgic for full-bore Christmas festivities, there’s a river cruise that gives you a chance for a re-do. Christmas in July on the Danube comes without snow – but it does...

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'Escape' on a Luxury Cruise This Season Without Leaving Home: Meryl Streep Stars in New Movie Filmed at Sea

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We can’t travel on a luxury cruise ourselves right now– or do many of the other things we love to do around the holidays - but “Let Them All Talk” lets us take an armchair escape during the break, and imagine...

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How This New American River Cruise Ship May Surprise You

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When you think of ships that cruise American rivers, you might picture paddlewheels, riverboat gamblers, and ladies with parasols. But while some cruise ships exploring the United States by river pay homage to 19th-century American history, American river cruising doesn’t...

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The Latest Cruise Line To Go 'All-Inclusive'

Nothing is more luxurious than when things are extra simple and extra special. Now you can have that wonderful feeling that ‘everything is taken care of’ on your next big-ship cruise. Celebrity Cruises has unveiled a new ‘Always Included’ program. Instead of...

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The Caribbean Gets a New Princess, and She's Enchanted

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She’s sailing now en route to the U.S. for an inaugural season cruising Caribbean itineraries. Princess Cruises’ newly completed Enchanted Princess is a beacon for a return to cruising; one of just a tiny number of ships scheduled to begin...

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Ah, Venice: Luxurious New River Ship Sailing One of Europe's Most Unique Itineraries Revealed

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A passion for style, art, cuisine and living well. Capturing that iconic Italian way of life and the essence of Venice was the goal of the latest ‘Super Ship’ by Uniworld Boutique River Cruises. The S.S. La Venezia, like all Uniworld...

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Cruising Again by November? Industry Association Lays Out Formula to Start Sailing

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You might be on a cruise in the Caribbean before the holidays. Cruising in the Americas – that’s the cruise region for the Caribbean, Mexico and Central America - could begin again in about a month’s time, if significant industry...

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Meet the Luxury, All-Inclusive Expedition Cruise Line Launching Soon - Yes, during COVID

Meet the Luxury, All-Inclusive Expedition Cruise Line Launching during COVID You might call it bucking a trend. Atlas Ocean Voyages is debuting, even during the global pandemic that currently has all cruises put on pause.The new cruise line’s first ship is ahead...

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This Cruise Line Kicked Guests off a Cruise. Here's Why it's Good News for You and Cruise Travel

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Guests left behind when a ship sails away is usually an unfortunate situation no cruise line likes to talk about. But when it happened last week in Naples, cheers rang out around the world. The guests weren’t late, which is usually...

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One COVID Change of Plans Continues a Heart-Warming Legacy for this Cruise Line

Holland America Line Changes the Name of its Newbuild and Designates it the New FlagshipTravel has taken a beating by COVID-19. But there’s one way it’s giving us something to celebrate. Like all cruise lines, Holland American Line has been...

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The New COVID Safety Measure Cruise Travelers will actually LOVE

It’s one of the least-loved experiences on a cruise. Not long after you board your ship with excitement to explore and start your vacation, you are required to put down your cocktail, and report to your ‘muster station’ for a mandatory...

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This is the First US-based River Cruise Line to Restart Cruising in Europe

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Americans are still barred from Europe, and Canadians are technically permitted into Europe but still under their own government restrictions against leisure travel and required to quarantine 14 days upon their return to the country. So it’s hard to imagine that...

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5 Steps to a Cruise Comeback

If you’re one of the majority of cruise travelers, you can’t wait to return to the waves and waterways. (It’s true! Surveys show over a third of cruise travelers want to board a ship within 3 months of the return...

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