Category Archives: travel

Paul Gauguin Cruises

In our latest podcast at Cruising Authority we interviewed Vanessa Bloy, who is the Public Relations Director at Paul Gauguin Cruises.  Some of the highlights to this interview are a description of the Tahitian Islands the Paul Gauguin vessel explores … Continue reading

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America’s Superliner May once again go to Sea!

America’s superliner SS Untied States has been in mothballs since 1969 and has seen multiple owners come and go.  Richard Hadley, in Seattle, in the late 70’s, had aspirations of transforming the SS United States into a cruise ship / … Continue reading

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Carnival Unexpectedly Launches a Tenth Cruise Brand

It’s not unexpected for Carnival Corporation to launch a new cruise brand, however; it is unexpected for Carnival to have launched a unique cruise company like Fathom, which will engage in humanitarian efforts. Continue reading

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Cruise Vacation Myths

Today, cruise lines have mastered the art of entertaining passengers with more activities, entertainment venues, numerous dining options, and interesting activities and amenities that will mesmerize even the most HDHD passenger. Continue reading

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The First Purpose-Built Cruise Ship Might Surprise You

The cruise vacation industry has exploded into a multi-billion dollar industry with massive 240,000 ton cruise ships with amenities and features like rock-climbing walls, water parks, ice skating rinks, and even a glass module that raises passengers 300 feet into … Continue reading

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Cruise Mates’ Paul Motter

A couple years ago while cruising Alaska aboard the Oosterdam, I met up with Cruise Journalist, Paul Motter and had the great opportunity to interview him about his career working with the cruise industry.  Paul runs the website Cruisemates.com and … Continue reading

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Introducing the Inventor of Carnival Vista’s SkyRide

Carnival Cruise Lines is constructing their largest ship to date, called the Carnival Vista which launches in May of 2016.  At 133,500 GRT and 1,055 feet in length, Carnival Vista will be a giant, with numerous amenities and activities offered for … Continue reading

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