Royal Caribbean Introduces Non-Refundable Deposit Fee

Royal Caribbean International  announced March 22, 2017, they are introducing a non-refundable deposit and a change fee for all Grand Suites and above booked through the cruise line’s onboard booking program, known as the NextCruise program. Royal Caribbean says, “With the change, suite… Continue Reading

Carnival Victory Cruise Passenger Overboard

On Wednesday, March 22, 2017, Brandon Paul, 23, of Floral City,  Florida fell overboard from the eighth deck of the Carnival Cruise Lines’ Carnival Victory cruise ship about o300 hours. The ship was about 33 miles northwest of Pinar del… Continue Reading

Cruise Ship Sydney Australia Skinny Dip Event

The annual Sydney Skinny Swim was held on Sunday March 19, 2016 from 8:00 to 3:00. The Sydney Skinny is an annual event,  held for the fifth year in 2017.  The event website says, “The swim is not a competition, nor… Continue Reading

Carnival Corp Lifetime Ban Over Cruise Ship Artwork Auction Lawsuit

A United States Federal Maritime Commission judge ordered Princess Cruise Lines to end its blacklisting of Lisa Cornell, of Weston, Florida.  Administrative Law Judge Clay Guthridge found the company violated US law by banning Cornell, a top-tier member of Princess’s… Continue Reading

Cruise Ship Hoverboard Banned By Some Not All Cruise Lines

Advice to passengers who want to take their hoverboard on a cruise – leave it at home. Hoverboards have been identified as a fire risk, making them a danger to cruise ships. The US airline industry has banned hoverboards from… Continue Reading