Royal Caribbean International recently made some serious waves with a series of announcements on ship renovations, private island make-overs, and new ship information. $900 Million to Renovate Existing Fleet The cruise line has earmarked $900 million to revamp 10 of its existing ships over the next four years. A general timeline has renovations beginning with
On Thursday, December 17, 2015, embassy officials from the United States and Cuba announced that they have reached an agreement that will allow the first commercial flights in over 50 years to fly between the United States and the Caribbean island. While flights will not resume immediately, several airlines, including American Airlines, have already filed
Royal Caribbean announced that beginning in May 2016, guests sailing on Oasis of the Seas, Allure of the Seas, Harmony of the Seas, Quantum of the Seas, Anthem of the Seas, and the Ovation of the Seas will be able to take advantage of the new Royal Suite Class program. The new program has three
Celebrity Cruises partnered with Bravo and their award-winning television show, Top Chef, to bring cruisers a tantalizing “Top Chef” experience at sea. During each of its signature sailings, fans enjoy an exclusive taste of the well-known series with enhanced culinary experiences for foodies and globetrotters alike. The chefs offer complimentary cooking demonstrations, tastings, and private
Beginning December 8, 2015, with the sailing of the Star Legend, Windstar Cruises will become the only major cruise operator to include the once decimated island of Montserrat on its seven-night Caribbean voyages. Other stops will include St. Barthelemy, St. Maarten, and the British Virgin Islands. Montserrat, originally settled in the 17th century by Irish
By Violette Gorell We hear so much about the politics of Cuba, the embargo, Castro, extremely low wages, lack of technology and Cubans who just want to get to the United States. And on the other hand, Cuba calls to mind a pastiche of vibrant images: 1950’s vintage cars, Cuban cigars, rum and wonderful music.
I had the opportunity to travel to a country where I learned not only about the place but about myself. I can say that it was life changing for me. I saw things and did things that I would not do in a million years. From soaring on a zip line to fly at speeds of 70