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Cruise Economy – How Bad is it Really?

We know the economy is slow, but are there cruise bargains out there, and how much pain are the cruise lines feeling right now? I just read the British version of Travel weekly offering a story that read, “Oasis of the Seas bookings slow down.” At first I thought, “Ouch, that is bad. This is [...]

Columbus Day Cruise Updates

Happy Columbus Day! It makes sense for cruisers to celebrate Columbus day as he must be the most famous sailor in history. I don’t think there has ever been a first-time cruiser who didn’t wonder what ol’ Cristoforo Colombo was thinking as he looked at the horizon of sea water surrounding his three ships by 360-degrees. I have [...]

Economy and the Cruise Industry

Cruises on sale, new ships on order, Europe getting cheaper. The cruise industry is unlike most U.S.-based travel businesses. Let’s take a look at the many ways in which the economy will affect cruising. The first thing you will notice is that cruise prices are already on sale. You can see the Carnival “October Recharge [...]