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Carnival Liberty Chefs Create Largest Hamburger at Sea.

May 27, 2017

Celebrating National Hamburger Day, Carnival Cruise Line created the largest hamburger at sea onboard the cruise ship Carnival Liberty. The massive 300 pound Guy’s Burger was presented while the vessel was docked at Port Canaveral. Chef de Cuisine explained that the giant three-and-a-half-foot-wide hamburger consists of 200 pounds of meat, 50 pounds of cheese and toppings, as well as 50 pounds of flour to make the bun.

Former crew member publishes a tell-all book “12 Hours in Havana”

May 17, 2017

In the cruise-lit world, the crew member nonfiction format rarely strays from the memoir. Greg Shapiro, who worked as a crew member for both Royal Caribbean and Fathom Travel, is breaking the mold with his new book 12 Hours in Havana: Build your perfect day in Cuba.

TUI Discovery 2 Christened by the Captain and His Crew

May 17, 2017

The British cruise line Thomson Cruises has welcomed to its fleet the latest cruise ship TUI Discovery 2. The christening ceremony was held in the Port of Malaga, which will also be a homeport of the vessel during the summer season. After complete refurbishment and rebranding at the shipyards in Cadiz, the former Royal Caribbean cruise ship Legend of the Seas reemerged as TUI Discovery 2.

Indian billionaire charter entire cruise ship for his son’s wedding

Mar 24, 2017

Dreaming of a wedding on a cruise ship? Well, the Indian billionaire Rizwan Sayan chartered one of the biggest and most modern cruise ship sailing the Mediterranean for his son’s wedding ceremony. On April 5, 2017, the 114.000 tons cruise ship Costa Fascinosa will be transformed into Bollywood floating palace for Adel Sayan, and his beauty queen Sara Khan. This is the first time in the history of cruising one man to rent the entire cruise ship for a private event.

Construction on the first Virgin cruise ship begins

Mar 21, 2017

Virgin Voyages, the new cruise line founded by Sir Richard Branson will be hosting a steel cutting ceremony Live on Facebook for its first ever ship. Promising to change cruising forever, the first Virgin Voyages liner will be ready to set sail in 2020. The vessel will sail from Miami to the Caribbean, offering an unforgettable experience for the “young at heart,” including the Millennial travelers.

HAL’s Eurodam Scores 11th consecutive perfect USPH score

Mar 01, 2017

On a routine unannounced USPH inspection conducted by U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Holland America Line cruise ship MS Eurodam received its 11th consecutive perfect score. The inspectors boarded Eurodam while the vessel was docked in its home port at Port Everglades in Fort Lauderdale on January 14, 2017. After inspecting the key facilities and procedures onboard the CDC inspectors give perfect marks with 100 points.

Cunard Captain Christopher Wells Climbs on Top of Sydney Opera House

Feb 27, 2017

Sydney Residents and visitors have stormed the harbor on weekends to enjoy the Queen Mary 2 and Queen Elizabeth. The two Cunard liners have meet again as hundreds of sailboats and yachts accompanied the vessels at the harbor entrance. Thousands of people were standing along the shores to accompany the Royal Rendezvous.

NCL’s Wade Cleophas Wins ‘Bartender of the Year’ Award

Feb 18, 2017

Wade Cleophas representing Norwegian Cruise Line was crowned 2017 Bacardi Legacy Cruise Competition Bartender of the Year in the finals held in Miami, on 13 February.

Cruise Director Gangnam Dance in the Dining Room

Feb 14, 2017

Step aside Psy and make way for the Carnival’s favorite Cruise Director John Heald. The latest video by Mr. Heald went viral with his “Gangnam Style” amazing dance in the ships dining room. All guests and crew were surprised when the Senior Cruise Director got on top of the side stand and started busting his moves. Marvelous, silly, funny, amazing, no matter how you call his dance, one thing is for certain, that The Fun Ships are even more fun with people like John Heald.

Oprah Winfrey will set sail on Holland America Eurodam

Feb 13, 2017

The Oprah Magazine O, have announced an exclusive partnership with Holland America Line to share the adventure cruises to Alaska. The inaugural cruise is set to sail this July together with the Oprah Magazine editor at large Gayle King. Oprah will also join the cruise and additional cruises with O Magazine-inspired activities are scheduled aboard select HAL ships through 2018.

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