Category Archives: Travel News

Seeing Bears in Alaska

What do you want to see in Alaska when you’re there? A lot of people will answer bears. In Juneau, black bears are common. In fact, earlier this week, the officials had to stop an American Legion baseball game between … Continue reading

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Princess tests out alcohol beverage package

Along with the rest of the mainstream cruise lines, Princess Cruises is now offering an alcohol beverage program, as reported by Cruise Critic. But the cruise line is not going all in with their all-inclusive alcohol packages. They’re giving it … Continue reading

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Celebrity’s Loyalty Program Enhancements

In a spirit of giving and of recognition, Celebrity Cruises has this week announced a re-arrangement and enhancement to their Captain’s Club (guest loyalty) program. Not to overly trump Celebrity Cruises and the changes, but I say ‘enhancement’ because remarkably … Continue reading

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Touring Alaska

Experiencing the best of what Alaska has to offer. That was our goal when we created our custom cruise and land tour in the 49th state. Since our inaugural season back in 2011, we’ve gotten fantastic feedback from our clients … Continue reading

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Celebrity Cancels Remaining Alaska Sailings on the Millennium

Celebrity Cruises announced yesterday that due to propulsion problems, they couldn’t call in Juneau and remained in Ketchikan. Later in the day, they announced that they have cancelled the rest of the sailing and flying passengers back home, covering cost … Continue reading

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New Princess Policy Concerning Minors Traveling with One Adult

For US citizens, when cruising a closed-loop itinerary that starts and ends in a US port such as a Seattle roundtrip Alaska cruise, you don’t need a US  passport. This is no longer 100% valid. If you’re traveling with a … Continue reading

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Dance Your Way to Fitness on a Cruise!

“Ditch the workout and join the party!” Norwegian Cruise Line announced today coming this spring, guests onboard their Norwegian ships can start dancing themselves to fitness by participating in complimentary Zumba classes. This follows less than a month after Celebrity … Continue reading

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Travel Writer Interviews Cruise Experts Travel Execs

Our President and Chief Operating Officer, Denis Lim and Blaine Lambert, respectively were interviewed by one of my favorite travel bloggers and writers in the industry, Aaron Saunders of From The Deck Chair. Aaron is part of Avid Cruiser, a … Continue reading

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Royal Caribbean Introduces Alcohol Inclusive Drink Packages

For a while, Celebrity was the only mass market cruise line that offered an alcohol beverage package. Last week, sister brand Royal Caribbean rolled out their drink packages fleet wide. This announcement comes just a month after the cruise line … Continue reading

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Royal Caribbean Eases Rules on Bringing Wine Onboard

This is what I felt like doing when I learned of Royal Caribbean’s recent liquor policy change. Why the excitement? The cruise line is now consistent with their sister brand, Celebrity Cruises, allowing guests at embarkation to bring two 750 … Continue reading

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