Carnival Corp set to boost internet speeds and offer new wifi packages

Carnival Corporation have just announced that their 10 brands which include P&O, Cunard, Princess, Holland America, Carnival and Costa have been or soon will be fitted with a new satellite communication system that will drastically improve their data connections at sea.

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Norwegian Cruise line now will not accept pre-paid gratuities being removed on-board

I read an article today saying that Norwegian cruise line will now no longer be allowing passengers to remove or change their daily service charges (that is if they haven’t already paid them upfront).

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Cruise Co’s most liked and commented cruise review

I was looking at our site earlier and noticed a cruise review had been listed as not only the most liked but also the most commented on from our site.

I was intrigued as to the contents of the review and decided to have a good read. Well I can certainly say that the review is an interesting read, that’s for sure but is it going a little too far ?

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These MSC deals just can’t be overlooked

MSC Cruises are a little different to some of the other main stream cruise brands mainly due to the fact that they are a European brand and are trying to cater for all European nationalities. This will mean that announcements are made in multiple languages and there will be quite a mixture of nationalities on board. Also MSC to allow embarkation and dis-embarkation in many ports, I know that sometimes can bother people, it personally doesn’t bother me at all.

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Crystal Cruises to take ultra luxury to the next level

I was reading through the cruise news articles the other day when I can across one on Crystal Cruises and their announcement on their new ships, new river cruises, a super yacht, a two person submarine and even their own aeroplanes.

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Would you consider cancelling your cruise if there was some bad reviews

In the last week I received two separate phone calls from clients who had booked Royal Caribbean cruises through myself on the new Anthem of the Seas and the Splendour of the Seas saying that they were considering cancelling their bookings due to some negative reviews that they had read on our site and elsewhere.

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Celebrity cruises introduce Jet Set Sail from Stansted

Celebrity Cruises have just announced a new air service that they will be running called Jet Set Sail. The new service will be based from London Stansted and will launch with Celebrity on the 7th July 2015.

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P&O reveal what they are going to be doing with the Adonia, it’s called Fathom

When P&O released it’s 2016 cruises a couple of months ago the Adonia wasn’t listed, P&O said that they would be doing something different with the Adonia which would be announced later on. They have finally made their announcement and they are going to be doing something called Fathom with the Adonia, so what’s that all about ?

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Cruising with your bike

I was chatting to a passenger of mine the other day who just returned from a cruise and one of the things he mentioned was he was disappointed that they didn’t have any bicycles on the ship for hire.  I told him that this isn’t something that the cruise lines really do although there are some river cruise lines that keep bicycles on board for passenger use.

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A use for Royal Caribbean’s “Wow wristband” once you get home

I was really impressed with Royal Caribbean’s new ship the Anthem of the Seas when I recently got chance to sail on her 2 night pre-inaugural voyage.  One of the main features of Royal Caribbean’s new Quantum Class of ships is the fact that they are “smart ships”.  Royal Caribbean have certainly made quite an effort to use modern technology to make the cruisers experience better. Features include super fast wifi, smart checking in on tablets, booking activities on the ship with an app, robotic bartenders, virtual balconies and more.

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