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We get a review of Royal Caribbean's Jewel of the Seas. This was an Eastern Mediterranean cruise over to Greece. 
 
Sherry has cruise news:
  • Carnival Cruise Line is changing the rules to its exclusive Havana area
  • Carnival announced a "new" ship in Alaska
  • Norwegian Cruise Ship is about to undergo a massive makeover
  • Tampa is testing new port security feature
  • Royal Caribbean is developing another new destination
  • New ship round-up for Florida
Listener Q: MaryBeth - Do I need to pay a corkage fee if i bring a twist-off bottle of wine?
 

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Direct download: EPI560OCT3119.mp3
Category:Royal Caribbean -- posted at: 2:00am EST

This is a review of an eleven-night cruise on Celebrity Eclipse from Vancouver to Hawaii. This cruise had five sea days upfront then four ports in a row with a couple of overnights. 

Date: October 27, 2019

Direct download: CRR21OCT12019.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 3:00am EST

A 2019 review of a Western Caribbean cruise aboard Carnival Dream. This was a seven-night cruise out of New Orleans.

Rob is answering your listener questions on cruise excursions in Iceland, Vietnam, Aruba, and Cozumel. 

Sherry has cruise news on

  • New rule makes it harder from cruise crew to get off the ship 
  • Guests get booted off Royal Caribbean ship for a dangerous act 
  • Royal Caribbean is getting rid of a cruise ship 
  • Also debuting new spa suites
  • Carnival Cruise Line changes up safety video

Listener question: What is the difference between a cove balcony and a standard balcony cabin on Carnival Cruise Line?

 Thoughts or questions? doug@cruiseradio.net 

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Direct download: EPI559OCT2419.mp3
Category:Carnival Cruise Line -- posted at: 3:00am EST

Rachelle and her family just returned from one of the very last cruises of the 2019 Alaska season. She sailed on Norwegian Cruise Line's Norwegian Jewel with her family of five, and they all stayed in The Haven. The Haven is Norwegian's ship within a ship concept. Hear what it's like cruising in The Haven and sailing Alaska. 

Date: October 20, 2019 

Direct download: CRR020OCT2119.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 3:00am EST

A review of a seven-night Western Caribbean cruise onboard Royal Caribbean's Symphony of the Seas. This was a cruise from Port Miami that departed from the brand new Terminal A. We get a detailed review of the itinerary. 

Sherry Laskin has cruise news

  • Cruise line takes paid priority access program fleetwide
  • Royal Caribbean names new ship and homeport
  • Cruise ship makes history in Manhattan
  • Carnival Ecstasy just completed a dry dock
  • This cruise is building their 249th cruise ship

Listener Question

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Direct download: EPI557OCT1019.mp3
Direct download: EPI558OCT1719A.mp3
Category:Royal Caribbean -- posted at: 3:00am EST

Guests onboard Norwegian Spirit missed five ports in Northern Europe because of bad weather and the guests onboard did not appreciate it. Even though the weather is beyond the cruise lines control, these guests were no thrilled and staged a riot in the ship's main atrium. After hours of protesting, Norwegian Cruise Line eventually gave them a 25% future cruise credit.

Matt Rogers is currently sailing on Norwegian Spirit and we get the details live on location. And Stewart Chiron, American's Most Quoted Cruise Expert stops by the give details of the cruise contract. 

Date: October 13, 2019

Direct download: CRREPI019OCT1319.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 3:00am EST

A review of Celebrity Cruises' ship, Celebrity Infinity. This was a seven-night Mediterranean cruise. 

Sherry Laskin has cruise news on

  • Princess Cruises names new ship
  • Norwegian Cruise Line is going through changes 
  • Celebrity is jumping on the fee bandwagon for a drink package
  • A new addition to Perfect Day at CocoCay coming soon 
  • Norwegian's newest ship is getting closer to North America 

Listener Question: How important it is to have an itinerary with Glacier Bay vs cruising to Tracy Arm or Hubbard?

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Direct download: EPI557OCT1019.mp3
Category:Celebrity Cruises -- posted at: 3:00am EST

A review of a family who sailed on MSC Cruises' MSC Seaside on a seven-night Eastern Caribbean cruise. A couple of things make this interview unique. AJ and his wife are both legally blind, and they stayed in the yacht club with their two children. The also missed a port of call because of political unrest in San Juan, Puerto Rico. We get the details of the sailing and see if MSC has improved their North American experience over the years. 

Date: October 6, 2019

Direct download: CRR018OCT0619.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 3:00am EST

A 2019 review of Royal Caribbean's Anthem of the Seas. This is a nine-night Canada/New England itinerary from Bayonne, New Jersey. 

Sherry has cruise news on

  • Carnival Corporation details two new Bahamas projects 
  • Cruises ship rescues stranded boaters sinking yacht
  • Caribbean island tightens passport requirements
  • Norwegian Cruise Line eliminates all plastic water bottles
  • Disney Cruise Line returns to this gulf coast port
Listener Question: When a cruise line has a problem and gives guests a 50% FCC. What are the terms for that? 
 

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Direct download: EPI554SEPT1919.mp3
 
Direct download: EPI556OCT0319.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 3:00am EST

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