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Cruise Ship Review: Carnival Cruise Line's Carnival Splendor

<i>All photos by Jason Leppert</i><p><b>Carnival Splendor</b><p><b>Carnival Cruise Line</b><p><b>At a Glance</b><p><b>By the Numbers</b><p>• Lifestyle: Standard<br>• Tonnage: 113,300<br>• Launched: 2008<p>• …

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Norwegian Offers Super-Reduced $1 Deposits

Norwegian Cruise Line is making it extraordinarily easy to book a vacation through March 5, 2018 thanks to incredibly low $1 deposits. The …

Carnival Begins 2018 Carnival Conversations for Travel Agents

Putting a priority on travel agent engagement is the main objective of Carnival Cruise Line’s series of 2018 Carnival Conversations. Seven scheduled …

Carnival Announces Queen Latifah as Godmother to New Carnival Horizon

Carnival Cruise Line just revealed its latest in a lineup of traditional ship godmothers—Queen Latifah. She will serve the honorary role for the …

30 Cruise Ship Trips to Consider in 2018

Hurtigruten Delays Launch of New Roald Amundsen to 2019

The first of a fresh set of expedition sister-ships will come online later than originally planned.

Cruise Ships

American Cruise Lines Begins Building Second Modern Riverboat

American Cruise Lines continues to expand its riverboat fleet by starting construction on its second of five modern vessels. It will be a sister-ship …

A Chat About Cruising the Generation Gap

The Director of Travel for AARP Services, Inc. discusses his thoughts on millennials and boomers.

Cruise Ships

Experience Emerald Waterways’ Modern Star-Ships

Seven contemporary riverboats from 2014 to 2017 primarily compose the global fleet.

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Carnival Corp. Set to Revolutionize Cruise Wi-Fi Speeds

Today, Carnival Corporation is attempting to deliver the greatest bandwidth to a mobile platform ever onboard its Princess Cruises brand’s Regal …

Do Upgraded Features Create Cruise Lines Within a Cruise Line?

Like a ship-within-a-ship, exclusive experiences are available in fleets as well.

Cruise Ships

More Cruise Deals Have Arrived

<b>Blount</b><p>For the Fourth of July holiday, Blount is offering an 8-day round-trip cruise from Boston with savings up to $1,479 per cabin. The 20 percent …

New England

Crystal Cruises Schedules 2020 World Cruise

The Crystal Serenity will embark on an extended 105-day journey also available in segments.

Sri Lanka

Paul Gauguin Cruises Reveals 2018 Wildlife Discovery Series

Lectures in partnership with Wildlife Conservation Society will be featured onboard.


Silver Spirit Gets a Makeover

The luxury cruise vessel will soon more closely resemble the Silver Muse flagship.


Norwegian Corporately Looks to Next Cruise Ships and Markets

The company’s three brands are financially successful as they continue to grow internationally.

Norwegian Cruise Line

Quark Expeditions Takes to the Shores of the Arctic

Northern Canada offers adventures on land that are not always accessible from a ship.

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10 Mind-Blowing Cruise Ship Amenities

Whether the plushest accommodations or the wildest attractions, these features turn heads.

Cruise Ships

South Padre Island Mayor Discusses Cruise Port Developments

As South Padre Island, Texas continues to be considered as a future port of call, TravelPulse had the opportunity to speak with Dennis Stahl, mayor …

Regent Seven Seas Cruises Sets the Standard for Luxury Cruise

Regent Seven Seas Cruises came out on top with the gold for Best Cruise Line - Luxury at the 2018 Travvy Awards.<p>“We are honored to win the Best …

Alaska Takes the Gold Travvy Award Win

At the 2018 Travvy Awards, the beautiful state of Alaska received the gold for Best Expedition/Adventure Destination - Domestic, and its …

Discover New Holland America Line Itineraries

For Holland America Line’s newly unveiled EXC In-Depth Voyages, getting up close and personal with the world is the name of the game.<p>Starting in …

New Entertainment is Coming to Carnival Horizon

<i>WHY IT RATES: Carnival Cruise Line performances always rock, and the new production trio will keep things fresh in the fleet. — Jason Leppert, Cruise</i> …

Disney Cruise Line

Bahamas Paradise Cruise Line Showcases Upcoming Grand Classica

Bahamas Paradise Cruise Line is growing.<p>The small operator is preparing to become a two-ship fleet with the additional ship, the Grand Classica, …

Experience the Caribbean with Norwegian Cruise Line

If you’re interested in a Caribbean vacation, Norwegian Cruise Line has your bases covered with seven departure ports close to home.<p>Choices consist …

Captain Griffiths Chats About Windstar Cruises’ Alaskan Return

The Star Legend will embark on soft expedition cruises in the scenic sailing destination.

Viking Honored with Dozens of 2018 Cruisers’ Choice Awards

Cruise Critic member reviewers consider Viking ocean cruise ships to be some of the world’s best.

Why Carnival Panorama’s New Homeport Matters

In a surprise move, Carnival Cruise Line just unveiled that it would be homeporting its upcoming new vessel—the 2019 Carnival Panorama—on the U.S. …

Crystal River Cruises Prepares for New Moselle River Route

In 2019, the Crystal Bach will sail roundtrip from Amsterdam in Germany and the Netherlands.

Viking Ocean Cruises Wins Big at Travvys

Viking Ocean Cruises struck gold and silver at the 2018 Travvy Awards.<p>The brand received two trophies, a gold honor for Best Cruise Line - Europe and …