Entries by Phil Beach

CARNIVAL PARADISE UNDERGOING MASSIVE, MONTH-LONG RENOVATION THAT WILL ADD NEW WATER PARK, NEW CABINS AND MORE

CARNIVAL PARADISE UNDERGOING MASSIVE, MONTH-LONG RENOVATION THAT WILL ADD NEW WATER PARK, NEW CABINS, BALCONIES TO EXISTING STATEROOMS AND EXCITING FOOD AND BEVERAGE INNOVATIONS MIAMI (February 22, 2018) – Carnival Paradise is undergoing an extensive, multi-million-dollar refurbishment that will add a wide variety of spaces and innovations, including a spectacular water park, 38 new cabins, […]

CARNIVAL FASCINATION RESUMES YEAR-ROUND SERVICE FROM SAN JUAN FLLOWING MULTI-MILLION-DOLLAR DRY DOCK

CARNIVAL FASCINATION RESUMES YEAR-ROUND SERVICE FROM SAN JUAN FOLLOWING MULTI-MILLION-DOLLAR DRY DOCK  Seven-Day Sailings Feature Five Tropical Caribbean Ports: St. Lucia, Barbados, St. Kitts, St. Thomas and St. Maarten  MIAMI (February 19, 2018) –  Carnival Fascination resumed its year-round schedule of seven-day southern Caribbean departures from San Juan this past Sunday, following an extensive multi-million-dollar dry dock […]

VICTORY CRUISE LINES LAUNCHES WORLD’S FIRST ALL-INCLUSIVE CRUISE AND LAND EXPERIENCE IN MEXICO

Victory Cruise Lines Launches World’s First All-Inclusive Cruise and Land Experience in Mexico The ‘Grand Mayan Experience’ is the first cruise itinerary to visit all three states of the Yucatan Peninsula MIAMI (Feb. 14, 2018) — For the discerning travel-experience collector, Victory Cruise Lines has created a nine-night all-inclusive cruise between Miami and Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula that features […]

CELEBRITY CRUISES PLANTS MORE THAN 30,000 NEW TREES IN PARTNERSHIP WITH GALAPAGOS NATIONAL PARK

SCALESIAS, CAT’S CLAWS, AND GALAPAGOS MICONIA, OH MY! CELEBRITY CRUISES PLANTS MORE THAN 30,000 NEW TREES IN PARTNERSHIP WITH GALAPAGOS NATIONAL PARK The reforestation effort exceeded its goal by 150% thanks to Celebrity crew members and guests committed to preserving the beauty of this pristine destination PUERTO AYORA, ECUADOR – February 14, 2018 – Celebrity Cruises is growing […]

PRINCESS CRUISES “SUMMER ON SALE” OFFERS CRUISE DEALS ON SUMMER VACATIONS

Princess Cruises “Summer on Sale” Offers Cruise Deals on Summer Vacations Save up to 40 Percent on Summer Caribbean, Europe and Japan Cruise Fares SANTA CLARITA, Calif. (February 15, 2018) – Princess Cruises makes it easy to plan a summer cruise or cruisetour vacation with a sale on the lines’ most popular destinations, including Alaska, Summer Caribbean, Europe and Japan. During Summer on Sale, guestswho book can save up to 40 percent per person on select cruise launch fares, plus third and […]

CUNARD’S QUEEN MARY 2 FEATURED ON TV SERIES VACATION CREATION

Cunard’s Queen Mary 2 Featured on TV Series Vacation Creation  Hosts Tommy Davidson and Andrea Feczko Join Cunard on Flagship Queen Mary 2 for Annual Transatlantic Fashion Week Crossing  Program airs Saturday, Feb. 17, 2018 on select ABC stations   VALENCIA, Calif., Feb. 14, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — For the second time, Cunard flagship Queen Mary 2 will be featured on Vacation Creation with Tommy Davidson and Andrea Feczko, which airs on Saturday, […]

HOLLAND AMERICA LINE INTRODUCES CULINARY-THEMED EXC TOURS

Holland America Line Introduces Culinary-themed EXC Tours (Shore Excursions) Developed in Partnership with FOOD & WINE  Currently Mediterranean and Northern Europe cruises feature FOOD & WINE tours Seattle, Wash., Feb. 14, 2018 — The long-time partnership between Holland America Line and FOOD & WINE has delivered immersive culinary experiences for more than a dozen years. The collaboration […]

WINDSTAR RETURNS TO ALASKA IN 2018 WITH FOUR NEW CRUISE TOURS

New Alaska Cruise Tours Add to Adventure AND Ease of Booking Windstar Returns to Alaska in 2018 with Four New Cruise Tours Seattle, WA, February 12, 2018 — With the highly anticipated return of Windstar Cruises to the scenic beauty of Alaska in May 2018 (after a hiatus of more than 20 years from sailing in the region) […]

CARNIVAL CRUISE LINE SIGNIFICANTLY EXPANDS ITS WEST COAST PRESENCE AND OFFERINGS

CARNIVAL CRUISE LINE SIGNIFICANTLY EXPANDS ITS WEST COAST PRESENCE AND OFFERINGS  New 133,500-ton Carnival Panorama to be Based in Long Beach in 2019, First Brand New Carnival Ship Deployed to Southern California in 20 Years  Enhancements to Long Beach Cruise Terminal Dramatically Enhance Overall Passenger Experience and Operational Flow  Multi-Million-Dollar Ensenada Port Development Project to […]

CAPTAIN COOK CRUISES HAS RELEASED THE 2018 DEPARTURE DATES FOR THEIR 7-NIGHT UPPER MURRYLANDS CRUISE

2018 dates announced for Upper Murraylands Cruise  Captain Cook Cruises has released the 2018 departure dates for their seven-night Upper Murraylands Cruise, onboard Paddlewheeler, PS Murray Princess.  This popular cruise explores the northern area of the Murray River from Mannum to Morgan, before returning to Mannum. Departing once a month its diverse itinerary ensures this […]

MSC CRUISES OFFERS MIAMI DOLPHINS THEMED CARIBBEAN CRUISE ABOARD BRAND NEW MSC SEASIDE

MSC CRUISES OFFERS MIAMI DOLPHINS THEMED CARIBBEAN CRUISE ABOARD BRAND NEW MSC SEASIDE  Joe Rose, Kim Bokamper and more to Host Fan Experiences on board MSC Cruises’ Newest Cruise Ship  Fort Lauderdale, Fla. (February 6, 2018) – MSC Cruises, the world’s largest privately-owned cruise line and market leader in Europe and South America, will bring the beloved football […]

HOLLAND AMERICA LINE’S ZUIDERDAM EARNS PERFECT SCORE OF 100 PERCENT ON UNITED STATES PUBLIC HEALTH INSPECTION

Holland America Line’s Zuiderdam Earns Perfect Score of 100 on United States Public Health Inspection  Score follows sister-ship Eurodam’s 13th consecutive USPH score of 100  Seattle, Wash., Feb. 7, 2018 — Holland America Line’s Zuiderdam recently earned a perfect score of 100 on a surprise routine United States Public Health (USPH) inspection conducted by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and […]