Royal Princess- Some interesting facts about the new ship

The new ships coming out this year have some new and interesting features, and the Royal Princess, debuting in June, is no exception. There’s lots of information available from the line, so today I’ll provide you with what they’re telling us about the new ship’s accommodations and technology:  1.      Princess’ Greenest Ship – Royal Princess has been designed to improve energy efficiency and reduce carbon emissions, making it the line’s greenest ship. Some of the key areas of focus include …

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Un-Cruise Adventures acquires 64-guest Safari Voyager

Un-Cruise Adventures announced today its acquisition of the 64-guest Safari Voyager for its yacht fleet with plans to offer Luxury Adventures year-round in Mexico’s Sea of Cortés beginning in November 2013. In winter 2015, the vessel will transition to sailing year-round in Central America.  Previously named Sea Voyager, the vessel is currently in Colombia undergoing renovation. Details for Central America deployment such as itineraries, included shore programs, fares and dates of operation will be available spring 2013. …

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12 things you might not know about NCL’s ship, the Norwegian Breakaway

NCL’s latest ship, the Norwegian Breakaway is scheduled to set sail next month, in April 2013.  We’ve heard a lot about this ship, but here are some fun facts you might not know: The ship’s signature hull artwork was designed by pop icon Peter Max, termed “America’s Most Collected Artist”. The Norwegian Breakaway’s construction meets all the latest safety standards, and all valid environmental regulations. Norwegian Breakaway features the first Aqua Park at sea.  It boats five full-size …

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Royal Caribbean International casts Kristin Chenoweth in new starring role for Quantum of the Seas

Triple-threat, Emmy and Tony award-winning Kristin Chenoweth, is adding yet another accolade to her impressive resume: godmother to Royal Caribbean International’s much anticipated new cruise ship, Quantum of the Seas.  The cruise line announced the appointment, which is steeped in maritime tradition, in an unconventional way during a red carpet-inspired commercial that aired during ABC television network’s broadcast of the Oscars. Exemplifying what it means to be a leading lady both onstage and off, Chenoweth was chosen …

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Alaskan Dream Cruises’ New Ship

Alaskan Dream Cruises is one of those small cruise lines that flies under the radar a bit, but they’re worth making note of.  The company, now two years old, is owned and operated by natives of Sitka, Alaska- thereby making it a front runner for in-depth Alaskan cruises. These people know the country and wilderness areas like some of the larger companies cannot, and if you’re looking for a tour of the “real Alaska”, this may be …

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NCL’s New Ship, The Breakaway

Scheduled for delivery in April 2013, NCL’s 4000-passenger Breakaway  is currently under construction in Germany.  It will be 144,017 gross tons upon completion, and the  largest ship ever to homeport (beginning in May 2013) in New York City.  After inaugural events, the ship will sail 22 seven-day cruises from New York to Bermuda- starting on May 12, 2013 and running through Oct 6, 2013.  The ship will make a minimum of 88 cruises from the Manhattan Cruise Terminal …

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