St Lucia will welcome more cruise ships

The St. Kitts Nevis Observer is reporting that more cruise ships will be visiting St Lucia. “A recently commissioned berth expansion project at Pointe Seraphine has given St Lucia the ability to welcome multiple quantum class vessels, with capacity of approximately 5,000 passengers per port call.” according to the article. …

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Cruise passengers left at the dock and looking for a refund

The Boston Globe is reporting that a couple was prevented from boarding the Norwegian Star because they packed their passports in their checked luggage! We all know that thousands of pieces are luggage are taken by porters curbside! You usually don’t see the luggage until after the ship sails. While …

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Cartoon Network reveals family friendly cruise ship

Courtesy of Carnival Network Wave Cnn.com is reporting that the new Cartoon Network Wave will embark on its maiden voyage from Singapore in late 2018. It seeks to draw inspiration from popular shows to create a kid-oriented experience at sea. I’m certain that families will enjoy the experience, but for those …

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‘Storm Chasers’ Star Joel Taylor Dead At 38

y100.iheart.com is reporting that Storm Chasers star Joel Taylor had died at the age of 38. He was onboard the Royal Caribbean Harmony of the Seas when he passed away. Click on the link below for the full story.   https://y100.iheart.com/content/2018-01-24-storm-chasers-star-joel-taylor-dead-at-38/

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Can a cruise ship feel the impacts of tsunamis, earthquakes?

I just read an interesting article from Accuweather.com asking, and then answering the question if a cruise ship can feel the impact of a tsunami at sea. I remember watching Leslie Nielsen standing on the bridge of the Poseidon when that big wave was about to hit! The Poseidon Adventure …

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Jimmy Buffett’s Margaritaville heading to Nassau, Bahamas

If you’ve ever been to Margaritaville like I have (Grand Turk), you know its a one-of-a-kind experience. Music, food and drink unlike anywhere else. TravelMarketReport.com is reporting that a new Margaritaville will be built in Nassau. If you’re like me, you can’t wait to enjoy one more margarita in a …

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Alaska earthquake prompts tsunami alert

The BBC is reporting that a tsunami alert has been issued after a 7.9-magnitude earthquake was recorded off the coast of Alaska. Officials in Anchorage, Alaska warned coastal areas, saying there was “extraordinary threat to life or property”. Click on the link below for details. http://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-42786107

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