Month: August 2022

With many eco-conscious travelers protesting that cruise ships are not environmentally friendly, the industry has been searching for a greener solution for these massive ships. This trend began with implementing changes onboard, such as eliminating or reducing the use of single-use plastics, retrofitting or building ships to reduce overall emissions, and providing composting and recycling
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Flip Phone Event’s Moira’s Party Boat, Ew Cruising!: A Schitt’s Creek Fan Celebration cruise will set sail to the Caribbean from Miami with several Schitt’s Creek-themed events and performances. The four-day sail will depart on March 30 and visit Key West, Florida and Nassau, Bahamas, aboard Celebrity Summit. Schitt’s Creek Cruise Popular comedy-drama sitcom, Schitt’s Creek, will now take its satire
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In communications sent to travel partners, Carnival Cruise Line has announced some permanent changes to onboard dining venues across the fleet. Many of these changes, which have been in place for some time already due to crew staffing shortages, will not have dramatic impacts for guests’ experiences, while others will be sorely missed. Dining Cutbacks
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Carnival Cruise Line celebrated another milestone this past week when they saw their 3 millionth guest take a cruise on one of their cruise ships since they restarted cruises a year ago. After recording its biggest booking week in the cruise line’s 50-year history this spring, the last quarterly Carnival Corporation business update projected Carnival
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Carnival-owned Pacific Encounter sailed into Sydney Harbour waters today, offering a salute to ‘hero tugs’ and additional maritime traditions. The ship’s arrival in Sydney, Australia, will continue the revival of Australia’s $5 billion a year cruise industry, providing economic benefit to the city with local marine engineering and technical services to be added onboard. Pacific Encounter’s
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Being a ship pilot isn’t just a job, it’s a lifestyle. A marine pilot spends a great deal of time at sea. Thus, marine pilots need to enjoy navigating through open waters and traveling to different ports, like San Francisco or New York harbor. There is a vast amount of education and skill required to
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New Zealand’s maritime border is now open to international cruise ships, specialist vessels, and recreational vessels such as yachts. At midnight on July 31, the country’s maritime border re-opened to cruisers after over two years of closures. New Zealand’s Cruise Ban The Prime Minister of New Zealand publicly announced the initial cruise ban on Saturday, March
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