Monday, August 21, 2017

Bahamas Paradise to Add Second Ship

Bahamas Paradise Line inked a deal with the Port of Palm Beach to add a second ship homeported there, and the ship will be the former Costa neoClassica, renamed Grand Classica.

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

Big Weekend for Southampton

As Britain’s main cruise port, Southampton is always busy, but the port warned those in Southampton and those coming into the city that Saturday and Sunday were going to be extra busy, because ten cruise ships were scheduled to be in port over the two-day period.

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

A Pair of Total Eclipses on Royal Caribbean

Royal Caribbean kind of got out ahead of everyone else with this week’s sailing of Oasis of the Seas. Early on they sold it as a cruise to see the eclipse of the sun and made it a point to have the ship in the path of the total eclipse and (thanks to their own meteorologist) have that place along the path be under clear skies - a definite advantage of viewing from a cruise ship.

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





Bonnie Tyler and DNCE perform “Total Eclipse of the Heart” on route to the Total Eclipse onboard Royal Caribbean's Oasis of the Seas. Video provided by Royal Caribbean.

Friday, August 18, 2017

Here Comes Harvey, but Where Is Jimmy Stewart?

Tropical Storm Harvey is forecast to swing through the southern Caribbean toward Central America, running along the northern Honduran coast on Monday and striking the Yucatan on Tuesday.

So far the only cruise line to have flinched is Norwegian Cruise Line.

The complete story appeared in the August 18 edition of Cruise News Daily.

Other Things You'll Want to Know - August 18, 2017

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  • Crystal River Cruises live webcast of their naming ceremony
  • Royal Caribbean's new Adventurist is a Liar
  • The wheels of justice continue to turn slowly
Details appeared in the August 18 edition of Cruise News Daily.