Carnival Vista Celebrates Her New Homeport in Galveston

By The Cruise Web, Inc. 

Carnival Cruise Line moved their popular Carnival Vista ship over 1,000 miles from Miami to her new homeport in Galveston, Texas on Sunday September 23rd, 2018. This is now the largest ship to ever be docked in the well-known cruise port. Overseeing this momentous occasion was Carnival Cruise Line’s President, Christine Duffy, along with the ship’s Godmother, Deshauna Barber.

“The Carnival Vista brings Texas-sized fun to Galveston for guests of all ages and we are thrilled to celebrate her arrival and show our appreciation for the local community,” Duffy announced. “Carnival is Texas’ number one cruise operator and positioning one of our newest ships, Carnival Vista in Galveston it underscores our commitment to growing this key market.”

Carnival Vista at Sea

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September 27, 2018   No Comments

Carnival Cruise Line Announces New Japanese Restaurant

By The Cruise Web, Inc.

Carnival Cruise Line recently announced the addition of its first-ever teppanyaki dining venue aboard Carnival Horizon.

Teppanyaki, a traditional Japanese cooking method, combines ancient cooking techniques with modern performance art to create an experience pleasing to both the tongue and eyes. The restaurant is expected to debut in Spring 2018 when the Carnival Horizon debuts in Europe.

A rendering of the Teppanyaki restaurant on the Carnival Horizon.

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September 5, 2017   No Comments

Meet the Newest Member of the MSC Cruises Family

By The Cruise Web, Inc.

MSC Seaview, one of the next ships from MSC Cruises, is rapidly preparing for her debut in June 2018. The ship recently reached a huge milestone by celebrating her floating out ceremony in Italy – which is the first time MSC Seaview touched water since the beginning of her construction.  This means the exterior of the MSC Seaview is now complete and she can enter her final stage of construction, which involves the completion of interiors, fixtures, and furnishings.

The goal of MSC Seaview is to bring travelers closer to the sea than ever before. The ships of the Seaside Generation aim to provide the ultimate sun and sea experience, which is why they have been designed for warmer climates. MSC Seaview will come into service June 2018, six months after the debut of her sister ship – MSC Seaside.

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August 31, 2017   No Comments

Seabourn Announces New Extended Explorations Sailings

By The Cruise Web, Inc.

Have you always wanted to travel the world? Have you experienced all the ‘standard’ cruise destinations and you’re itching to experience somewhere new and exotic? If you answered yes to these questions then the newly announced sailings from Seabourn are perfect for you!

Seabourn, an ultra-luxury cruise line, recently revealed its new Extended Explorations voyages aboard the Seabourn Sojourn in 2018 and 2019.

Seabourn Sojourn on Sea

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August 11, 2017   No Comments

A Reimagined Garden of Eden Found Only on the Celebrity Edge

By The Cruise Web, Inc.

Celebrity Cruises has revealed the latest exciting feature on its newest ship, the Celebrity Edge. Eden is a unique venue where state of the art design is fused into every element. It’s a modern day Garden of Eden.

“Eden, like so many aspects of Celebrity Edge, represents a unique advance in cruise ship design,” said Richard D. Fain, Chairman and CEO, Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. “It’s an experience that’s multi-faceted and innovative. Connectivity to the ocean is one of the most exciting hallmarks of Edge Class, and with more glass than any other room at sea, Eden embodies that outward-facing concept beautifully.”

Celebrity Edge, Eden, During the Day

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June 30, 2017   2 Comments

It’s 5 O’Clock Somewhere aboard Norwegian Cruise Line

By The Cruise Web, Inc.

MargaritaCruisers get ready: the first-ever floating Jimmy Buffett’s Margaritaville restaurant and 5 O’Clock Somewhere bar will soon set sail on the brand new Norwegian Escape! Cruisers will be able to experience the Margaritaville lifestyle onboard the Norwegian Cruise Line’s newest ship starting November 2015. Norwegian and Margaritaville have an exclusive partnership that will bring many new and exciting attractions to the Norwegian Escape and their new Caribbean destinations (Harvest Caye, Belize and Great Stirrup Cay, Bahamas). “This partnership is a perfect match between two brands that celebrate escapism, relaxing and having fun,” said John Cohlan, CEO of Margaritaville.

The Margaritaville restaurant will carry the essence of a laid back experience based on the music and lifestyle of Jimmy Buffett himself. The Margaritaville menu items will include all of the favorites like the Cheeseburger in Paradise and the Who’s to Blame Margarita. The 5 O’Clock Somewhere bar will also feature a music venue and outdoor bar on The Waterfront. Guests can enjoy live music every night as they sail through the Caribbean while sipping on their favorite drink!

“Jimmy Buffett is an icon who embodies the island lifestyle and his Margaritaville lifestyle brand which includes restaurants and bars in its portfolio is a perfect fit for Norwegian Cruise Line and the incredible new Norwegian Escape, that will sail the Caribbean and offer our guests the first and only Margaritaville experience at sea,” said Kevin Sheehan, CEO of Norwegian Cruise Line.

To experience the only Margaritaville at sea, speak with one of our Norwegian Cruise Line experts by calling 1-800-377-9383 to book the Norwegian Escape in 2015!

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December 8, 2014   No Comments

Cunard Welcomes Filmmakers Griffin Dunne and Gary Winick on Queen Mary 2

Courtesy of Cunard Line.

Cunard Queen Mary 2As part of Cunard’s partnership with the Tribeca Film Festival, the iconic ocean liner company is pleased to welcome acclaimed filmmakers Griffin Dunne and Gary Winick on the 11 November Transatlantic Crossing from Southampton to New York aboard Queen Mary 2. This year, Cunard was recognized as the Official Cruise Line of the Tribeca Film Festival, of which both film industry insiders have been active participants for a number of years. With this sailing, they join a distinguished list of luminaries and tastemakers that have sailed a legendary voyage with Cunard, operator of The Most Famous Ocean Liners in the World. [Read more →]

November 12, 2009   No Comments

Princess Debuts Fully Digital Travel Documents

Courtesy of Princess Cruises.

Crown PrincessPrincess Cruises has debuted an innovative array of digital documents designed to transform the way passengers plan for and learn about their upcoming cruise. The all-new electronic format will deliver more information about their cruise than ever before, arriving conveniently by email and right to their computer desktop from the time of booking and continuing through departure.

The timely digital documents include a brand-new email series filled with personalized pre-cruise information, a downloadable Princess Countdown ConnectionSM widget that delivers useful and entertaining information to a passenger’s computer, personalized online luggage tags, and customizable shore excursion eBooks. The change from printed information to fully digital documents applies to all North American passengers on voyages departing on or after January 21, 2010. [Read more →]

November 5, 2009   1 Comment

Celebrity Takes Top Honors In Conde Nast Traveler Readers’ Choice Awards

Courtesy of Celebrity Cruises.

Celebrity SolsticeCelebrity Cruises has once again won top honors in one of the most trusted surveys of consumer travel preferences in the world. The prestigious Conde’ Nast Traveler magazine’s annual Readers’ Choice Awards ranked Celebrity number one in the new Mega-Ship Cruise Lines category, recognizing the widely heralded Celebrity Solstice and Celebrity Equinox.

More than 25,000 experienced travelers made their voices heard in the prestigious annual poll ranking more than 10,000 cruise lines, hotels, resorts, cities, islands, airlines and car rental agencies. Celebrity Cruises was among the honorees featured in a segment airing Monday on NBC’s Today Show to highlight what led to the number-one ranking. [Read more →]

October 29, 2009   3 Comments

Eight-Year Old to Serve as Godchild of Water Slide Aboard Carnival Dream

Courtesy of Carnival Cruise Lines.

Carnival WaterWorksEight-year-old Hailee Steberger of Egg Harbor Township, N.J., is the winner of Carnival Cruise Lines’ “Virtual Book of Dreams” contest, earning the opportunity to serve as the official godchild of the expansive water park aboard the new Carnival Dream.  At 130,000 tons, Carnival Dream is the line’s newest and largest ship and will make its U.S. debut in November.

Hailee and her family will travel to New York next month to christen the Carnival Dream’s spectacular WaterWorks aqua park, which features the longest water slide on a cruise ship. The family will also receive a free cruise. [Read more →]

October 22, 2009   No Comments