Monthly Archives: May 2016

Missing Carnival Cruise Passenger Brings Up Safety Questions

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Missing Carnival Cruise Passenger Brings Up Safety Questions

After searching over 4,300 square miles for 20 hours, the Coast Guard has suspended its search for a Texas woman who fell off a Carnival cruise ship.

Samantha Broberg, 33, is a stay-at-home mother of four children from Arlington, Texas. She boarded a Carnival Liberty cruise out of Galveston, Texas on Thursday May 12; the cruise was scheduled to sail on a 4-day journey to Mexico.

She was initially reported missing on Friday by fellow passengers, and security began a full search of every room for every passenger that was supposed to be on board. The extensive sweep of the …

Balmoral Cruise: Norovirus Strikes Again


Balmoral Cruise - Norovirus Strikes Again

Once again, norovirus has reared its ugly head in the cruise world. This time the affected people were on a British cruise sailing to North America.  More than 250 passengers and crew on board are reported to have experienced the virus. What happened?.

The Balmoral, a British ship sailing under Fred Olsen Cruise Line, left from England on April 16 for a 34-day ‘Old England to New England’ tour to the United States. A majority of the passengers on the ship were British.

On April 29, the cruise line released a statement reporting a “gastro-enteritis type illness” that …

So You Want to Take a Luxury Cruise

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Every now and then, we want to experience a little luxury and live like a king or queen. And for those who love cruising, there are numerous types of upscale sailings that offer you a range of first-class amenities, accommodations, destinations, services, and, well, pretty much anything you can possibly imagine.

While a luxury vacation might seem out of reach, it doesn’t have to be that way. There are five major classifications of luxury cruises, which means, essentially, there’s something for everyone!

Traditional Luxury

When you think of luxury, do you think of caviar, pampering, and celebrity chefs? If …

Hurricane Season Cruising: What You Need to Know

Hurricane Season Cruising- What You Need to Know

You’re searching for a good time to book a cruise and the prices for late summer/early fall look pretty tempting…

Well, there’s a reason for hot cruise deals around September – it’s prime hurricane season! Hurricane season may be a convenient time for your family to set sail on a relaxing vacation, but is it the best time to get in the water?

That depends. It’s hard to predict a hurricane months in advance, and you may feel that the price and the potential for a relaxing vacation are worth the risk. And chances are relatively good that your cruise …