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Galveston Cruise Port Address, Parking & Information

Address<p>2502-2702 Harborside Dr.<br>Galveston, TX 77550<p>http://www.portofgalveston.com/index.aspx?NID=9<p>Located on the island of Galveston on Galveston Bay …

Cruise Ships

Top 5 Luxury All-Inclusive Cruises

Cruise Ships

Staying Connected At Sea: Cruise Lines Enhance Wi-Fi Capabilities on Cruise Ships

Remember when the only way to connect with friends and family at home was by using your very expensive cabin phone while on a cruise? Some of us …

7 Reasons Why Cruises Are Romantic

You've watched "The Love Boat" in reruns and want to experience your own love-on-a-cruise-ship episode, but you can't convince your sweetheart to …

Freedom of the Seas on Fire Near Falmouth, Jamaica

I have received several calls this morning from friends in Montego Bay and Ocho Rios that the <i>Freedom of the Seas</i> is on fire as it docked at the port …

Caribbean

Luxury defines the next generation of cruise ship

The race for the next generation of cruise ship is underway and it’s all about luxury.<p>Recently, high-end Silversea Cruises announced that its 596-passenger, all-suite Silver Muse, its largest ship to date, will set sail in spring 2017.<p>Meanwhile, Regent Seven Seas is building its 750-passenger, …

8 Reasons Why Cruising is Real Travel

For those who distinguish between tourists and travelers -- wherein one is there simply to have a vacation, while the latter seeks cultural …

Cruise Line Will Match Loyalty Status from other Cruise Lines

1.4K Shares<p>Do you pass up on cruising different cruise lines so you won’t lose your loyalty status that you have earned on your favorite line? MSC …

Shipping

Norwegian Cruise Line Raises Gratuities Twice in 5 Months - Norwegian Cruise Line

(3:30 p.m. EDT) -- Gratuities paid to onboard staff on Norwegian Cruise Line are going up for the second time this year.<p>Effective for all sailings …

Avoid this on your next cruise

What’s the worst place on a cruise ship? If you ask regular cruisers, they might tell you to avoid the cigar bar or the Lido Pool area. But for me, …

Cruise Ships

6 Cruise Ship Cabins to Avoid

By:<p>Brittany Chrusciel<p>Associate Editor<p>Updated September 21, 2017<p>You might expect loud noises, close quarters and attention-grabbing maneuvers in the …

Cruise Ships

5 Best Celebrity Eclipse Cruise Tips

One of the best mainstream ships sailing today (according to Cruise Critic members) just got better. A multimillion-dollar refurbishment saw the …

Cruise Ships

Mission Impossible: Evacuating Behemoths at Sea

The Miami Herald's article today (by Hannah Sampson) regarding what is described as the "behemoths at sea" raises a basic question - how can you …

Cruise Ships

Top 10 Royal Caribbean Oasis of the Seas hidden secrets

Royal Caribbean's Oasis of the Seas is as impressive as she is large and when you have a ship this big, it's easy to miss something. We present our …

Royal Caribbean

Passenger Overboard from HAL Statendam

A cruise passenger has reportedly gone overboard from the Holland America Line (HAL) <i>Statendam</i> cruise ship in the last 24 hours. When the <i>Statendam</i> …

Coast Guard

Royal Caribbean Ditches Dynamic Dining for Non-Quantum Class Cruise Ships - Royal Caribbean International

Welcome to Cruise Critic; we're happy you decided to register to become a Cruise Critic Member.<p><b>Forum Rules</b><p><b>Important: Do Not Use Your REAL NAME as</b> …

Cruise Ships

Ship Life - What It's Really Like to Work on a Cruise Ship

Over the years, crew members have sent me lots of stories about what it's really like to work on a cruise ship. Lots of time they send photos and …

Cruise Ships

Royal Caribbean cancels Dynamic Dining for Oasis class cruise ships

Royal Caribbean announced that it has decided not to add Dynamic Dining to the rest of the fleet, including the Oasis class cruise ships.<p>Royal …

Royal Caribbean

Kate McCue Becomes The Cruise Industry's First-Ever American Female Captain

For the first time in the cruise industry – and in Celebrity Cruises’ history – an American female will take the helm of a mega-ton cruise ship. At …

Panama Canal

Norwegian Escape- Exclusive Ship Preview

It has been over seven years since our last Norwegian Cruise Lines (NCL) cruise. Our last sailing, on the NCL Pearl in 2008, was definitely hit or …

Lifestyle

How will Caribbean cruising be changed when ships can take passengers to Cuba?

<i>I wrote this piece in February for publication in World of Cruising magazine. After this week’s announcements from MSC Cruises and Carnival’s fathom</i> …

Cuba

Cruise Without Blowing Your Diet

by Chris Dikmen<p><i>Updated October 10, 2015</i><p>Just because you are on a low-carb diet does not mean you have to avoid taking the vacation of a lifetime. In …

Nutrition

Norwegian Cruise Line's Specialty Dining Going À La Carte

520 Shares<p>Norwegian Cruise Line is introducing à la carte dining in many of their specialty restaurants that will give passengers the freedom and …

Shipping

Carnival Corporation granted U.S. approval for travel to Cuba

Carnival Corporation & plc, the world’s largest travel and leisure company, today announced that the U.S. Department of the Treasury and the U.S. …

Cuba

Windows 8.1 tablets and satellite broadband provide high tech on the high seas | V3

News reached land last week that Royal Caribbean Cruises had placed an order for a whopping 40,000 Windows 8.1 tablets, for staff on its latest liner …

Royal Caribbean

How to Get the Best Deal on a Cruise

Growing up in the '70s, I only knew one person who'd ever gone on a cruise: my grandmother. I vividly remember the excitement we all felt on her …

Cruise Ship Drink Packages: Are They Worth It?

Whether you're new to cruising or readying to book a repeat voyage, you're probably contemplating whether or not to tack on an onboard beverage …

Missing cruise ship passenger search in Strait of Juan de Fuca suspended

The U.S. Coast Guard has suspended its search for a 65-year-old cruise ship passenger in the Strait of Juan de Fuca northwest of Protection Island, …

Coast Guard