Thursday, May 24, 2018

Made You Look!

If the point of christening a new ship is to be noticed, Carnival took their best shot yesterday, but it takes a lot to get noticed in New York. How could anyone not notice a 133,500-ton ship with Queen Latifah headlining a lip-sync battle with Philadelphia Eagles Super Bowl champion Jake Elliott? In New York, you never know.

In an other-than-classic ceremony, Queen Latifah named the ship and christened the ship by pouring champagne on the ship's bell.

The complete story appeared in the May 24 edition of Cruise News Daily. 



PLEASE NOTE: The video contains quick edits in places with flashes of light that may affect some viewers. If you are susceptible these, PLEASE DO NOT WATCH THIS VIDEO.

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Other Things You'll Want to Know - May 24, 2018

CND subscribers also read about:
  • P&O choosing a name for its next ship to join the fleet in 2020. 
  • The opportunity to go on a ghost hunt aboard RMS Queen Mary in Long Beach
Details appeared in the May 24 edition of Cruise News Daily. 


Wednesday, May 23, 2018

Meanwhile, 20 Years Later

Windstar has returned to Alaska after a 20-year absence. The boutique line returned to the 49th State with the 212-passenger Star Legend for 25 sailings in 2018 and 2019.

The complete story appeared in the May 23 edition of Cruise News Daily. 

Search Suspended

At approximately 9pm this evening, the US Coast Guard suspended their search in the Gulf of Mexico for the 50-year-old man who apparently went overboard from Carnival Paradise yesterday as it was sailing from Tampa to Key West.

Details appeared in the May 23 edition of Cruise News Daily.

Other Things You'll Want to Know - May 23, 2018

CND subscribers also read about:
  • Crystal webcasting the christening of their latest river ship on Monday
  • Carnival Miracle delaying the May 27 sailing from Tampa
Details appeared in the May 23 edition of Cruise News Daily.