Ep. 60 A Lesser Known American Cruise Port

This week we discuss a cruise port which many people may not consider, but actually provides a great vacation/cruise option and is centrally located for many Americans.  Our news includes Norwegian's new specialty dining package, Carnival's test of an all-inclusive drink package and Hurricane Issac.

Direct download: norfolk.mp3
Category:Travel -- posted at: 9:09am CDT

Ep. 59 Listener Questions #2

This week we answer questions from listeners about kids in the main dining room, drunks on Carnival, and European cruise itineraries.  Our cruise news features stories about several themed cruises, plus some new policies regarding children on Norwegian and MSC.

Direct download: Listener2.mp3
Category:Travel -- posted at: 2:01pm CDT

Ep. 58 Royal Caribbean Cruise Line

Matt from the unofficial Royal Caribbean blog at royalcaribbeanblog.com joins us to give an overview of the cruise line, plus information from a recent earnings call about future potential ships and deployments. Our news features a new program from Carnival which allows for early embarkation, as well as the launch of the Queen of the Mississippi and the effects of Hurricane Ernesto.

Direct download: mattinterview.mp3
Category:Travel -- posted at: 4:38pm CDT

Ep. 57 Best Ships for Base Cruise Fare

This week we discuss which ships are the best to cruise if you don't want to spend beyond the base fare.  Which ships feature the best included dining, entertainment and amenities? Our cruise news this week features Carnival's solution to "chair hogs", a new CEO for Celebrity and an interesting look at what might happen if you choose to wear only a bathrobe on a cruise ship.

Direct download: basecruisefare.mp3
Category:Travel -- posted at: 8:34pm CDT





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