Love Boat Cast Reunites for Regal Princess Christening

Captain Stubing, Gopher, Doc, Isaac, Julie & Vicki to be Godparents of the Regal Princess  2014-08-13 As Princess Cruises prepares to celebrate its 50th anniversary in 2015, the company is honoring the role that ‘The Love Boat’ played in its history by selecting the show’s original cast members to serve as the godparents of Regal Princess. All six ‘Love Boat’ cast members—who played the roles of Captain Stubing, Gopher, Isaac, Doc, Julie and Vicki—will reunite for the ship’s christening on Nov. 5 in Fort Lauderdale. The actors include Gavin MacLeod (Captain Stubing), Fred Grandy (Gopher, the chief purser), Ted Lange

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New Bermuda Shuttle Will Bring Passengers to Horseshoe Bay Beach

New Ferry Service to One of the Most Popular Beaches on the Island  By Liam P, Cusack, Senior Editor Passengers sailing to Bermuda will be able to take advantage of a new shuttle service to one of the island’s most popular beaches, Horseshoe Bay Beach . A dedicated shuttle to, starting this week, and  sponsored by the West End Development Corp. and the Ministry of Tourism and Transit, is expected to take pressure off of the crowded public buses that cruise tourists have been using.   The cost of the shuttle is $16 roundtrip. Passengers will be able to leave the

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Poseidon bags new North Pole ‘final voyage’ on 50 Years of Victory

Final Arctic Voyage of Legendary Nuclear-powered Expedition Ship  By Cruise & Travel Staff   Poseidon Expeditions added a fourth and final exclusive voyage of the nuclear-powered icebreaker 50 Years of Victory for the 2015 season. For the vessel’s last summer in tourism service, three trips will be operated by Quark Expeditions in June followed by the four Poseidon Expedition departures in July and August. Poseidon Expeditions’ new 14-day program, which begins Aug. 10, was added to its earlier summer departures that commence July 8, 19 and 30. Per person rates start at $25,995 for the final 2015 season departures. Nikolay

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NCL Passengers Can Now Drink All They Want…And Much More!

Norwegian Cruise Line Introduces “All-Inclusive” Package By Liam P. Cusack   Andy Stuart, Norwegian Cruise Line’s executive vice president of global sales outlined the new all-in-one amenities package in a webinar with some 3,000 travel agents. According to Stuart, this limited time offer takes NCL’s signature Freestyle Cruising to a new level, providing passengers more than $2,400 in value. The new “All-Inclusive” package will provide guests yet another way to customize their cruise vacation. Representing more than $2,400 in value per stateroom, Norwegian’s “All-Inclusive” package is a first for major cruise lines, and is available for a limited time for

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“Signature Event Cruises” with Celebrity

Attend the Cannes Film Festival, Chinese New Years in Hong Kong & Carnival in Rio!   Celebrity Cruises has announced an array of what it calls “Signature Event Sailings” for 2015-2016. Passengers will be able to take part in special events and celebrations as part of their cruise while sailing to popular locales in South America, Europe and the Far East.   According to Celebrity, “The goal it to provide guest with insider access to a series of events across the glove. Celebrity’s Signature Event Sailings will endeavor to immerse guests in each culture-rich destination with specifically designed shore excursions

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Archbishop Desmond Tutu to Sail Aboard Crystal Serenity

Distinguished Activist Will Share Experiences on Line’s 25th Anniversary World Cruise Segment 2014-07-22 – Crystal Cruise Lines  By Cruise & Travel Report Staff LOS ANGELES, July 22, 2014 – World-renowned peace and human rights crusader Archbishop Desmond Tutu will bring an especially intimate perspective of South Africa – and the world – aboard Crystal Cruises’ March 13, 2015 voyage through Tutu’s African homeland. The 1984 Nobel Laureate was considered his country’s “voice of conscience” throughout its struggle against apartheid, and is still one of world’s leading voices for freedom and justice. Via a complimentary presentation and interactive Q & A

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Around the World with Holland America in 2014

MS Amsterdam’s Grand World Voyage Visits 45 Ports – 25 Countries   2014-06-28   When MS Amsterdam departs Fort Lauderdale, Fla., Jan. 5, 2015, the cruise will span 114 days and call at 45 ports in 25 countries on six continents. Offering a refined and elegant “home away from home,” Amsterdam guests will enjoy gracious service, superior amenities and many special Grand Voyage experiences.   For guests who have less time on their hands, eight segments ranging in length from 22 to 57 days are available from departure ports along the route. Highlights of the roundtrip Fort Lauderdale journey include

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Holland America Line Returns to Bermuda

Holland America Line Returns to Bermuda in Summer 2015 with Seven-Day Roundtrip Boston Voyages Cruises Feature Three Days and Nights In Hamilton   SEATTLE, June 19, 2014 — Holland America Line is returning to the pink sands and pastel-colored skyline of Bermuda on seven-day cruises aboard ms Veendam. Sailing roundtrip from Boston, Mass., six departures will sail in May, June and July, and feature three days and nights at Hamilton, the country’s capital known for its gorgeous beaches and abundance of golf courses.   Carrying just 1,350 guests, Veendam offers an ideal mid-size ship experience in Bermuda that enables the

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