Princess Cruises: Ruby Princess

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Trista & Ryan Sutter of the reality series The Bachelorette christened Ruby Princess in Fort Lauderdale on November 6 as Carnival Corporation Chairman and CEO Micky Arison looked on. Third in a series of superships that have tweaked the innovations of Princess’ Grand class, Ruby Princess will be familiar to those who have already enjoyed… [Read More]

Baltic Cruising FAQ

Where In The World? Take your desktop globe for a spin or pull out your atlas and cast your eyes on Europe. Look north, not south, to find the cruising region known as the Baltic. Even experienced travelers sometimes confuse the Baltic with the Balkans, The two regions could not be more different. The Balkans… [Read More]

Here Is The Ship That Harri Built: Oasis of the Seas

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In a Finnish shipyard, Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. is building the world’s largest cruise ship. Capable of carrying more than 6,000 passengers, Oasis of the Seas will be 40 percent larger than the company’s Freedom-class vessels, which currently reign as world’s largest cruise ships.  Royal Caribbean has repeatedly expressed confidence in its ability to build… [Read More]

Cruising America’s Paradise

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You’ll feel like you’ve paddled into paradise when cruising the Hawaiian islands. Cruise ships weren’t the first vessels to bring ocean-going passengers to Hawaii. Outrigger canoes were. Polynesian settlers paddled to the islands more than 1,000 years ago. Their first glimpses of Hawaii revealed much of what cruise passengers today see: verdant volcanic peaks forming… [Read More]