Tourists Warned Of A Dangerous Threat In The Bahamas

Cruisers and other tourists heading to the Bahamas were this week warned of a new threat in the form of traffic-related fatalities caused by, among other things, erratic drivers and the dangers associated with bicycle and scooter rentals. Getting around the Bahamas can be a tricky — and potentially dangerous — thing, a new report says. According to a report in the Nassau Guardian…

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Probation Violations Land Carnival Corporation In Hot Water

It’s been a year since Carnival Corporation (made up of nine cruise brands) was convicted of dumping oily waste into the ocean and then lying to regulators regarding the incident. Now, a court-appointed monitor says that despite being on probation, the company has continued to exhibit illegal behaviors. As a result, a judge has released previously-confidential reports which were carefully analyzed…

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Cruise Radio News Brief | Week of April 14, 2019

Every week we bring you the latest cruise news stories, articles we’ve published, our latest Cruise Radio podcast, and our recent YouTube videos. 1. Carnival Cruise Line sailed into hot water this week when Carnival Fantasy rescued 23 people who’d been adrift at sea for several days. While that sounds like a success story, 22 of the 23 survivors that were rescued were Cuban immigrants headed…

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Norwegian Getaway Trip Report, Day 4: Burning Questions

If you think the final day comes too quickly on a week-long sailing, try hopping aboard a four-day trip like the one I just did on the Norwegian Getaway. As I woke up on that final sea day, part of me thought, “Wait, didn’t we just get on board?” I also had a whole list of things I hadn’t yet done but wanted to before we arrived back in New York City early the next …read more


The Pros And Cons Of Carnival’s New Private Retreat

When the Mardi Gras joins Carnival Cruise Line’s fleet in fall of 2020, it’ll introduce several new-to-Carnival concepts, including Loft 19: a top-deck sanctuary. And already, it’s one of the most hotly-debated topics on Facebook pages and message boards around the net. Here’s what we see as some of the pros — and cons — to the area. This rendering gives a…

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