Thursday, March 24, 2011
Wednesday, March 16, 2011
Due to the situation in Japan, and in consideration of the damaged nuclear pants, Royal Caribbean has announced a revised itinerary for Saturday's sailing of the Legend of the Seas.
The ship will sail from Shanghai as schedued, but will now call at the following ports:
- Cheju Island, South Korea on Sunday, March 20
- Hong Kong, China (overnight) from 8:00 p.m. Tuesday, March 22 until midnight on Wednesday, March 23
Sunday, March 13, 2011
The Carnival Ecstasy will be added to Port Canaveral's fleet of homeported cruise ships on November 7, 2011. This will mean that Carnival will be sailing three ships year-round from Florida's Space Coast. She'll be joining her sister antasy class ship, the Carnival Sensation, and the much larger and newer Carnival Dream.
This is good news for our area, and we need it, because of the wind-down of America's manned space-flight program at the cape, and the accompanying reduction of the work force and Kennedy Space Cener.
The Carnival Ecstasy will offer some new short (four and five night) cruise itineraries that cruisers should find interesting.
Friday, March 11, 2011
Our thoughts and prayers go out to the people of Japan in this most difficult time. May you find comfort in one another and help from friends around the world.
For those who have friends and loved ones at sea right now, you will be relieved to know that it appears that all cruise ships at sea are safe. It's those on land who need our thoughts, prayers, and help right now.
Please see an article by Libby Zay, , Cruise Updates Following the Japan Earthquake and Hawaii Tsunami, for status reports from the major cruise lines.