The 10 Best Bucket List Cruises for 2019

If you’re planning to spend the money and time to go on a cruise in 2019, you may as well choose an itinerary that knocks a destination or two off your bucket list. To help with your research, consider the…

Top Ships for Mini-Break Cruises

Mini-break cruises are ideal if you’re tight on time, you don’t want to blow a fortune on a holiday at sea, you need that cruise fix — or you just want to dip your toe in the water for the…

Selling Ocean Cruises – Issues for Travel Agents

This article, highlighting the issues faced by agents selling ocean cruises, will be part of the second edition of Travel Market Report’s Ocean Cruise Report Card for Travel Agents. The new report follows TMR’s first River Cruise Report Card for…

Top 10 Caribbean Cruise Destinations

If you’re looking for a tropical getaway, the Caribbean Sea’s warm waters and hopping islands are a must. Whether you’re into thrills like snorkeling and zip lining or more laid-back activities like beach reading and sipping a cocktail, there’s something…

Where Do Old Cruise Ships Go to Die

On a recent four-night cruise to the Bahamas on the 2,758-passenger Carnival Victory, a lively crowd was downing neon drinks at an equally fluorescent bar in the ship’s multi-story atrium. The casino was packed and smoky. This was old-school cruising,…

Tauck building ship to sail the Douro

Tauck will offer its first river cruises on the Douro in Portgual next year with a new ship featuring fewer but larger cabins than any other major line on the river, the company said Tuesday. The Andorinha, Tauck’s first new…

What I Didn’t Know About Cruising Until I Cruised

Though I’ve crisscrossed six continents, I always avoided cruise ships. I could appreciate why many people (especially families) love the convenience and all-inclusive aspects of a cruise ship vacation, but I liked the independence and freedom that traveling by plane…