May 11, 2019
Episode #25 - You might want to check out the various luxury cruise offers that include itineraries where you have the opportunity to do a deep-dive in a country; "Cruise lines are developing new “country-intensive” itineraries that offer three, four or even more days of port calls within the same nation" Be sure to...
May 4, 2019
Episode #24: Cruising into the new birth at the Port of Helsinki following a ribbon cutting by officials from MSC Cruises and the Port of Helsinki, the MSC Meraviglia will make the first berth at the newly built LHD pier with the berth able to accommodate mega cruise ships.
Apr 27, 2019
Episode #23: There is a lot that goes into itinerary planning for the cruise lines, each with their own approach, and focus on the specific target markets that best match their 'brand' and the cruisers they plan to have join them on the hundreds of sailings around the globe.
Apr 20, 2019
Episode #22: Changes announced on 4/17/2019 regarding policies impact travel and business with Cuba. Many changes reverse the positive changes that have been in place since the last President and staff. Here's the link to the article posted on 4/17 that provide details as they were known on the 17th: Travel Industry...
Apr 13, 2019
Episode 21: There are charges against Carnival Corp and several of the cruise lines that they own (and the 102 ships), where Carnivals ships could be banned from docking at U.S. ports! Apparently there have been alleged violations of a 2017 5-year probation. It won't be until June when we hear the results of the hearing...