Cruise Radio

Don Bucolo and his wife just returned from Royal Caribbean's brand new Quantum of the Seas, based in Bayonne, NJ - for now.

This cruise ship has it all; from almost two dozen dining venues, indoor skydiving, robotic bartenders to bumper cars. This is one ship you'll want to take a cruise vacation on! 

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Direct download: CR_JAN_29_15_AU.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 8:33pm EST

On January 22, 2015, all the details of Carnival Vista were revealed at Lincoln Center in New York City. The ship has a lot offer like a brewery on board, a skyway, a brand new water park, more dining options like a Lobster Shack and more! The food part alone made my mouth water!

On this episode we talk to:

  • John Heald, Sr. Cruise Director of Carnival
  • Jim Berra, Chief Marketing Officer of Carnival
  • Stewart Chiron, The Cruise Guy
  • Journalists at the event

Want to cruise like a pro? Check out some money saving secrets that'll help you make the most of your cruise vacation with the Intelligent Cruiser here.

Direct download: CR_JAN_23_15_MIX_AU.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 7:25pm EST

January has proven to be a busy month for the cruise industry with the reveal of Norwegian Cruise Line's upcoming Norwegian Escape, Carnival Cruise Line announcing a new smartphone app and brand new internet at sea packages, and New Orleans hitting one million cruise passengers. 

We were in New York City aboard Norwegian Breakaway when they revealed more details about the upcoming Norwegian Escape, like: a brew hall, tapas bar, new shows, and more. We get the overall response. 

Carnival Cruise Line just announced their new smartphone app that allows you to talk to other cruisers and keep track of your onboard spending. This app is aligned with other cruise line apps in the industry. On top of the app, Carnival announced internet packages aboard their ships for as little as $5 a day.

Adrian Greystone, Director of Guest Technology stops by the gives us the scoop on the new smartphone app.

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Direct download: CR_JAN_22_15_MIX_AU.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:00pm EST

Kathie Lee Gifford, former spokesperson for Carnival Cruise Line, returned to Carnival on Sunday to introduce her GIFFT Collection of wines at a tasting event for cruise guests on Carnival Breeze at PortMiami. The wines are now available for sale fleetwide on Carnival's 24 ships.

Hear about the Kathie Lee Gifford wine partnership.

On this show we talk with:

  • Kathie Lee Gifford
  • Eddie Allen, VP of Beverage Ops
  • Emile, Onboard staff
  • Matt, Cruise Director
  • Cruise passengers

Stewart ChironThe Cruise Guy® has Cruise News:

  • Venice lifting bans on big cruise ships
  • Royal Caribbean makes a specialty venue complimentary on Quantum of the Seas
  • Carnival Freedom heading to Galveston, big festivities planned
  • Undercover Boss of Norwegian Cruise Line leaves company
  • Holland America Line rescues distressed sailors
  • Princess Cruises positions another ship to Australia
  • Status update on Anthem of the Seas

Want to cruise like a pro? Check out some money saving secrets that'll help you make the most of your cruise vacation with the Intelligent Cruiser here.

Direct download: CR_JAN_15_14_MIX_AU.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:30pm EST

Jason Leppert returns to talk about his latest family vacation aboard Disney Cruise Line's Disney Fantasy. Jason discusses his experience aboard Disney Cruise Line, what it's like traveling during the holiday season on Disney, and goes into detail about the dining experiences.

Hear his Disney Fantasy review on this episode. 

It's officially Wave Season - that means there are a lot of great cruise deals to be had. In fact, 75% of cruise bookings this year will be made over the next couple months. We have added a Cruise Deal page at the top navigational bar of the website or you can click here.

Stewart ChironThe Cruise Guy® has Cruise News:

  • Snow to be featured on upcoming Norwegian Escape
  • Carnival Miracle up next for a multimillion dollar renovation
  • Royal Caribbean delays Dynamic Dining concept fleetwide
  • Carnival Cruise Line dropping the "S"
  • Pearl Seas possibly heading into Cuba
  • Carnival doing away with EA Sports Bar after three years
  • Oceania cruise ship fire - get caught up on the details
Direct download: CR_01_09_15_MIX_AU.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:08pm EST

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