Announcing “Super Specials” – handpicked cruise offerings from CruiseCompete

Cruise Super Specials

Hand Picked Deals with Substantial Perks and Amenities from the CruiseCompete Travel Experts The cruise travel member experts have searched through all of the deals out there and handpicked these special offers just for our visitors. To see all specials, click here: http://www.cruisecompete.com/specials/ Please let me know what you think about these new “Super Specials.” We would love to hear what types of offers you are most interested in seeing on our website. Please send me a …

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Deal Test: 7NT Fall Into The Tropics

This is a test. This is only a test. If this had been a real deal, you would have gotten a fantastic price on a wonderful cruise. Experience a masterpieces of naval engineering, featuring a rock-climbing wall with eleven routes and a central spire you can swing around; our FlowRider® surf park at sea; cantilevered whirlpools that extend 12 feet beyond the sides of the ship; the H20 ZoneSM waterpark, complete with interactive sculpture fountains, ground geysers …

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Betsa Marsh’s Bio

Betsa Marsh, a Lowell Thomas Travel Journalism Award winner, is a writer and photographer who’s reported from every continent. She’s cruised from Antarctica to the Arctic Circle, from Istanbul to Tahiti. Her heart is with small, historic ships of legend, but she revels in the well-brewed cup of tea and aromatherapy massage of a grand luxury ship, too. Betsa writes for print and online media across North America, as well as her own Globespinners.com website. She lives …

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David Molyneaux’s Bio

David Molyneaux is blogger and editor at TheTravelMavens.com. David, who has cruised on more than 50 ships and visited six continents, writes a monthly cruise column for U.S. newspapers. He is president of the Society of American Travel Writers Foundation and lives on the south shore of Lake Erie. He is a long-time member of the SATW Editors Council, made up of travel editors and representatives from major North American newspapers, magazines, broadcasting and the Internet. For …

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Crew life: Behind the scenes on board a cruise ship

Author: Genna Roberts Have you ever wondered what it’s like working on board a cruise ship? Below the passenger decks is a whole other world that we rarely see or hear about. Here we give you an opportunity to find out what really goes on down there… Laura Fletcher, 26, of the UK recently returned from her position as shore excursion staff with Norwegian Cruise Lines. She has worked on the Norwegian Star, Spirit and Pearl on …

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Silversea will again offer its golf program

Ultra-luxury Silversea Cruises will once again host its popular Silver Links golf program on 12 diverse itineraries aboard Silver Shadow and Silver Whisper in 2010.

The program offers golf enthusiasts the chance to perfect their swing on 30 of the most beautiful and challenging courses in 15 countries and island destinations throughout the Caribbean, Mexico, Europe, Australia, New Zealand, Canada and the Americas.

“Our golf cruises are an excellent option for the affluent traveler looking to sharpen his or her game,” said Steve Tucker, Silversea’s vice president of field sales for North America.  “Avid golfers of all levels can combine a luxury vacation with the chance to enjoy guided golf excursions and priority tee times at some of the world’s most celebrated links and fairways.”

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MSC offering special culinary cruises

Learn the culinary skills needed to prepare fine food and select wines from Italy and around the world on select MSC Cruises itineraries in 2009-10. Exclusive “Food and Wine” theme cruises have been created on the luxurious MSC Melody, MSC Armonia, MSC Orchestra, and the new  sister ships, MSC Fantasia and MSC Splendida, to teach guests many of the culinary secrets that have given them such a special stay while on board. These special culinary programs are …

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