Wednesday, November 22, 2017

Costa Deliziosa Ready for the Caribbean

Costa Deliziosa is on its way to Florida for its annual series of Caribbean cruises. After its initial seven-night holiday cruises, The ship will then spend the rest of the winter operating longer ten-night cruises from Ft. Lauderdale.

The complete story appeared in the November 22 edition of Cruise News Daily. 

Other Things You'd Like to Know - November 22, 2017

CND subscribers also read about:

  • Silver Cloud experienced a fuel pump failure on its inaugural expedition cruise and it had to be canceled. The next cruise is expected to operate as scheduled on December 1. 
  • Delivery of MSC Seaside is only about a week away. It has returned from its third sea trial, and in the video below we have a short interview with MSC Cruises' executive chairman Pierfrancesco Vago where he talks about the unusual design of MSC Seaside. The interview was shot aboard the ship during the sea trial. Showing a little more of the unfinished ship is an interview with Gary Glading, MSC's Head of Entertainment, who discusses the array of entertainment options that will be available aboard MSC Seaside. In the video he shows you the venues which are still being completed. 

Details appeared in the November 22, edition of Cruise News Daily.

Tuesday, November 21, 2017

Something to Remember Your Cruise By

Remember when a souvenir of your cruise used to be a coffee mug, a tee-shirt or a key chain? (Those who really wanted to splurge brought home an officer.)

Now people want to come home with something from Swarovski, Effy or Victoria's Secret to remember the trip, and Carnival is moving to accommodate them.

The complete story appeared in the November 21 edition of Cruise News Daily. 

Cheaper by the Boatload

The US Coast Guard performed a rare double medevac today from Coral Princess shortly after it left Port Everglades.

Details appeared in the November 21 edition of Cruise News Daily. 

Monday, November 20, 2017

Let Us Entertain You

MSC Cruises has never been short on entertainment, especially in the Caribbean. They've always brought something different to the market. The arrival of MSC Seaside in Miami will be no different.

People who haven't cruised before often worry they will be bored because there will be nothing to do. They hardly need to worry about that on MSC Seaside. From what MSC says about their plans for entertainment, there is going to be a huge variety of shows and types of entertainment, something for almost everyone, in addition to lots of “things” passengers will find entertaining.

The complete story appeared in the November 20 edition of Cruise News Daily.