January 29th, 2020

SeaDream Yacht Club to Return to South Florida

The SeaDream Yacht Club, a cruise line which has not visited South Florida in nearly a decade has announced that will offer sailings from the Port of Palm Beach starting …

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November 10th, 2019

MSC Cruise Line Gives Compensation for Delayed Opening of Private Island

The family owned MSC Cruise Line announced that it will be giving guests aboard three of their cruise ships compensation due to a delayed opening of their new private island …

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October 18th, 2019

Cruise Passenger Banned for Life from Standing on Edge of Ship

A cruise passenger aboard the Royal Caribbean Allure of the Seas was caught standing on the outside of the balcony glass in a completely reckless manner. The ship had departed …

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September 24th, 2019

Royal Caribbean’s Harmony & Symphony Head to Mexico Due to TS. Karen

Royal Caribbean notified passengers aboard the Oasis class ships, Harmony of the Seas and Symphony of the Seas that their itinerary would be changing due to Tropical Storm Karen. The …

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September 7th, 2019

Bahamas Paradise Cruise Line Evacuates 1,100 Bahamians

Palm Beach Florida based Paradise Cruise Line has been using one of their ships, the Grand Celebration to aide in the evacuation of 1,100 residents of the Bahamas. The ship …

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August 30th, 2019

19 Cruise Ships Relocate, Private Islands Closed Due to Hurricane Dorian

As Hurricane Dorian traverses the Atlantic and through the Caribbean, its intensity is becoming larger and causing concern for the cruise lines. Royal Caribbean and Norwegian Cruise Line, whose private …

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June 10th, 2019


This is the continuation of our live blogging series of The Ocean Traveler aboard the Norwegian Cruise Line “Sky.” Day 1 departed from Miami and overnight sailed to Key West, …

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June 8th, 2019

Day 1- NCL Sky 3-Night Miami / Key West / Great Stirrup

The Ocean Traveler embarked on Friday, June 7th for a short 3-night cruise aboard the Norwegian Sky. The Sky was recently refurbished throughout including many common areas, lounges, restaurants and …

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June 4th, 2019

Trump Admin Imposes New Travel Restrictions to Cuba; Including Cruises

CNN is reporting that the US announced substantial new restrictions on traveling to Cuba. This restriction includes US cruise ships and organized tour groups from stopping in Cuba. The State …

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June 2nd, 2019

MSC Opera Slams Into Dock, Tourist Boat In Venice

The MSC Opera experiences a major mechanical failure while moving through the Giudecca Canal, a major canal in Venice, Italy that leads to St Marks Square. The collision occurred at …

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