What are the most popular cruise ports? Is your favourite on here?

There are SO many different cruise ports around the world but many people have their favourite.

This list shows which ports are the most popular based on passenger numbers per year. Is your favourite on here? Some of these surprised me – I expected Miami, Nassau etc to be on the list but didn’t necessarily expect New Orleans to be in the top 20 (although who could resist sailing up the Mississippi on a cruise ship??).

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I need your vote!

Yesterday I was given some very exciting – and unexpected – news!

Each year, Cruise International run the ‘Cruise International Awards’. They gather information from March onwards and have cruisers vote for their favourite from many categories. These include:

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It’s time to ‘Rock the Boat!!’

Fancy a Rock themed cruise with rock legends included to provide you with endless entertainment for the week?

You’ve come to the right place – plus it’s a BARGAIN!

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Brand New Royal Caribbean Ship

‘Quantum Ultra Class’ has a new ship on the way. Royal Caribbean have yet to name the ship (or if they have, they haven’t told anyone yet!).

She’s due to be launched in Spring 2019 joining her sisters Quantum of the Seas and Ovation of the Seas.

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Motor Race Track on a Cruise Ship?


That’s right – Norwegian Cruise Line have just announced that their newest ship, Norwegian Joy, will have a two deck race track!

This will enable them to have enough room to accommodate 10 electric go-karts at a time!

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Norwegian Cruise Line go ALL INCLUSIVE

You may well have seen that Norwegian Cruise Line announced this week that as of 6th April, any booking made on any ship to any destination would now be All Inclusive. That’s all your drinks included as well as service charges!

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What on earth is THIS?

You may have seen the recent news that Celebrity Edge is now on sale.

We’ve seen some artists impressions of the ship and I have to admit, when I first saw this image, I thought it still had part of the scaffolding attached to it….

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Royal Caribbean’s fourth OASIS Class ship is now ON SALE!

That’s right – Symphony of the Seas went on sale at 12pm today!

The ship will launch on 21st April home-porting in Barcelona. She’ll start with a 7 night sailing then an 8 night sailing on 28th April.

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THREE more cruise lines scrap Turkey

It seemed inevitable but now Princess, Royal Caribbean and Uniworld have removed Turkey from all of their itineraries.  The reason being ‘civil unrest’.

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MSC Divina to be featured in new TV show

As many of you will know, I sailed on MSC Divina a couple of years ago in the Caribbean with a colleague and we loved every minute of it.  It completely changed my opinion of MSC after hearing many bad reports (although they were about the older ships).

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