In 2007, Holland America ships will sail Continental waters from mid-March through early November. Five ships will journey on 46 different itineraries, offering one-third more sailings than in 2006....read more»

Crystal Cruises is spending millions of dollars to give the Crystal Symphony a new look for the fall. On October 31, the ship will enter dry dock, and on November 12, it will sail away with "a decidedly sophisticated and contemporary style."...read more»

Carnival's next one-day sale is scheduled for this Wednesday, August 30. If you book your cruise on that day, you'll find "big savings and free upgrades."...read more»

Carnival Cruise Lines is shedding its hip Miami threads for a great big cowboy hat. Its "Country Cruise Getaway" sets sail on January 28, 2007, aboard the Carnival Liberty, and the featured entertainer will be none other than Tim McGraw....read more»

Alaskans voted yesterday on a proposed measure that would levy a $50 tax per cruise passenger, as well as tax onboard gambling and require stricter environmental standards. Unofficial results as of midnight last time show 53 percent of voters in favor of the initiative and 47 percent against it....read more»

This fall, Windstar will begin a major renovation of its three motor sailing yachts under its "Degrees of Difference" program. The work begins when the Wind Surf enters a five-week dry- and wet-dock period in November. The Wind Spirit gets its makeover in spring 2007, followed by the Wind Star in fall 2007....read more»

The cruise world doesn't slow down just because I'm out of town. Here's the news you may have missed while I was away from my computer....read more»

All you old-school sailors can experience a little modern-day pampering with a casual feel on Star Clippers' four- and five-masted clipper ships. And with new sales on fall and winter Caribbean itineraries, the line's current prices are throwbacks to yesteryear....read more»

An important milestone in the construction of a new cruise ship is when the vessel transitions from dry dock to wet dock. The area containing the ship is flooded, and the new ship floats for the first time. Recently, two new cruise ships began their careers at sea at their respective shipyards in Europe....read more»

This winter, easyCruise is trying to redeem its Caribbean season with a brand new itinerary. Beginning December 8, easyCruiseOne will sail between St. Maarten, St. Barts, Anguilla, St. Kitts and Nevis, and Antigua....read more»

Please enable JavaScript to properly view and use this web site.