Cruise Radio (cruising)

We are on the island of Martinique, a region of France, located in the Southern Caribbean. Martinique is just getting back into the cruise business after a few years on the decline. The port will see 22 inaugural ship calls this years, including Anthem of the Seas and Carnival Sunshine.

We sit down with Roger Blum, a cruise consultant for the Tourism Department of Martinique to get a report card on the island. 

Stewart Chiron has Cruise News:
  • NCL first time back in Canaveral in three years 
  • Holland American releases Koningsdam reveal videos
  • 2016 Carnival Live continues - what musical acts revealed
  • New Celebrity suite perks
  • Royal Ordering a fifth quantum ship
  • What's latest on Carnival Vista?

Thoughts or reviews? Email me: doug@cruiseradio.net 

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Category:Cruising -- posted at: 3:00pm EDT

Today, we talk cruise etiquette with Vickie from Vancouver, an avid cruiser. She loves to cruise and being on board. After being fed up with how some cruise guests act on-board, she wrote an article on the ins and outs of cruise etiquette. She stresses that common courtesy goes a long way! 

Thoughts or reviews? Email me: doug@cruiseradio.net 

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Category:Cruising -- posted at: 8:00pm EDT

Shore Excursions Group answers questions about using a third party shore excursion company.

Maritime historian Peter Knego joins us to talk about the Love Boat, or as you may know it, the Pacific Princess.

Cruise Guy is here with cruise news. 

Thoughts or reviews? Email me: doug@cruiseradio.net 

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Category:Cruising -- posted at: 5:21pm EDT

We talk to a VP at Carnival Cruise Line and he gives us the full run down of Carnival's new "Vacation Guarantee."

We talk to the editor of World of Cruising Magazine and he reviews UnCruise Adventures' new 88-guest S.S. Legacy Review + Cruise News. 

Thoughts or reviews? Email me: doug@cruiseradio.net 

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Category:Cruising -- posted at: 6:12pm EDT

Adam Coulter from Cruise Critic UK is on the scene at Giolio, Italy where they are raising Costa Concordia. We'll get all the details from him on how it went.

Cruise Guy is here with cruise news.

Thoughts or reviews? Email me: doug@cruiseradio.net 

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Category:Cruising -- posted at: 10:29am EDT

We talk to listener Matt from Boca Raton, Florida on his review of Disney Wonder in Southeast Alaska.

Scott gives us his review of the Sheraton Nassau Beach Resort and Casino.

Plus, Cruise Guy has cruise news. 

Thoughts or reviews? Email me: doug@cruiseradio.net 

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Category:Cruising -- posted at: 6:03pm EDT

Listener Marcy gives us her full review of her 8-night Southern Caribbean sailing aboard Carnival Breeze, roundtrip from Miami, Florida.

We answer a listener question on deck chair hogs and get your reaction. Plus, Cruise Guy is here with cruise news. 

Thoughts or reviews? Email me: doug@cruiseradio.net 

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Category:Cruising -- posted at: 10:36pm EDT

Listener Kristin from St. Louis gives us her review of Norwegian Cruise Line's Norwegian Sky, a cruise ship offering three and four-night sailings to the Bahamas from Miami. A listener question is answered about travel insurance and a recent canceled cruise.

Cruise Guy is here with cruise news.

Thoughts or reviews? Email me: doug@cruiseradio.net 

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Category:Cruising -- posted at: 8:44pm EDT

We talk to Teresa Crofton, a tour guide in Rome. Nancy Schretter gives us good family tips for Rome, and answers a listener question regarding pickpocketing and what travel insurance will cover.

Thoughts or reviews? Email me: doug@cruiseradio.net 

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Category:Cruising -- posted at: 7:19pm EDT

Listener Larry from Illinois gives us his full review of Royal Caribbean's 2,500-guest Jewel of the Seas. Larry goes into detail about the ships public areas, aft balcony stateroom, ports and flying in and out of San Juan, Puerto Rico.

Cruise Guy has cruise news. 

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Category:Cruising -- posted at: 5:06pm EDT

Nancy Schretter from the Family Travel Network joins us with information on staying safe in cruise ports -- especially against pickpockets!

We have a travel insurance question about strikes in Europe and Cruise Guy is here with cruise news. 

Thoughts or reviews? Email me: doug@cruiseradio.net 

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Category:Cruising -- posted at: 5:51pm EDT

Part two of our Carnival Sunshine episodes. We dive into Carnival Sunshine this week and give reviews of the 25 branded public areas, get more guests reviews, take some of your phone calls, and speak with the cruise director Kevin Noonan.

Don't forget to check out episode 202, our first broadcast from Carnival Sunshine. 

Thoughts or reviews? Email me: doug@cruiseradio.net 

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Category:Cruising -- posted at: 12:12pm EDT

We are aboard the newly transformed Carnival Sunshine this week. We talk to Carnival CEO, hear passenger reviews, and info on the new Carnival Sunshine.

This is part one of a two part broadcast. Follow along on social media at #CCLSUNSHINE.

Thoughts or reviews? Email me: doug@cruiseradio.net 

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Category:Cruising -- posted at: 6:44am EDT

Thanks for 200 amazing episodes!

We talk to Dan Skilken, ceo of Trip Insurance, he talks to us about a recent new tool that gives local alerts to your destination and answers common travel insurance questions. 

Nancy Schretter from the Family Travel Network talks to us about her latest sailing with Holland America and their Dancing with the Stars cruise voyage last month. 

Cruise Guy joins us with cruise news. 

Thoughts or reviews? Email me: doug@cruiseradio.net 

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Category:Cruising -- posted at: 12:00pm EDT

This week, we are joined by Austin, Texas listener Tanya who was on a seven-night sailing aboard Celebrity Solstice in Alaska. Hear her review of Celebrity Solstice and what it was like cruising in Alaska. Read her blog and see her photos here.

We also chat with the creators of Cruise Fare Monitor, Jay and Ivy. This is a unique service that caught our eye and it saves you money on your next cruise booking.

Thoughts or reviews? Email me: doug@cruiseradio.net 

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Category:Cruising -- posted at: 7:30pm EDT

On this episode, we talk to Theresa Masek, editor-in-chief of Vacation Agent Magazine to get her review of Princess Cruises' new Royal Princess. We also speak to author and photographer Amy Gulick about her latest book Salmon in the Trees and get great photo tips. Plus, CruiseGuy with cruise news. 

Thoughts or reviews? Email me: doug@cruiseradio.net 

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Category:Cruising -- posted at: 6:59pm EDT

Doug is sailing aboard the 60-passenger Wilderness Adventurer in southeast Alaska. Hear what it's like to Un-Cruise! 

Thoughts or reviews? Email me: doug@cruiseradio.net 

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Category:Cruising -- posted at: 4:30am EDT

This week, we talk to Craig Zabransky with StayAdventurous. Craig will give us some photo tips for your next vacation.

Plus, a passenger review from Norwegian Breakaway.

Thoughts or reviews? Email me: doug@cruiseradio.net 

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Category:Cruising -- posted at: 7:09am EDT

On this show, we talk to Michael Jirout, founder of ShipMate App, a free cruise app that has all the bells and whistles. Dan Skilken, CEO of TripInsurance.com answers your questions about losing a passport while traveling overseas and how a death in the family can affect your trip.

Thoughts or reviews? Email me: doug@cruiseradio.net 

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Category:Cruising -- posted at: 10:16pm EDT

The Royal Caribbean ship fire is the big talk of the week. This week we talk to a passenger who was aboard Royal Caribbean's Grandeur of the Seas when a fire started just off the coast of the Bahamas. Plus, more experts join us.

Thoughts or reviews? Email me: doug@cruiseradio.net 

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Category:Cruising -- posted at: 7:29pm EDT

This week, we interview listener Ted Demos from Indianapolis about his recent back-to-back sailing on Carnival Sensation from Port Canaveral, Florida. Hear about his on-board double header experience with his family.

Cruise Guy joins us for Cruise News.

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Category:Cruising -- posted at: 6:30pm EDT

This week, we are broadcasting aboard Norwegian Cruise Line's brand new Norwegian Breakaway, a 4,000-passenger ship that sails year-round from NYC. Hear reviews and details on the entertainment, food options and kid's program.

Thoughts or reviews? Email me: doug@cruiseradio.net 

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Category:Cruising -- posted at: 5:34pm EDT

This week, we talk to Simon and Tim, co-hosts of CruiseChat; they were aboard Norwegian Breakaway for the big christening event in New York City. Hear all about the ship and their first impressions.

Plus, Cruise Guy with Cruise News.

Thoughts or reviews? Email me: doug@cruiseradio.net 

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Category:Cruising -- posted at: 7:20pm EDT

On this show, we talk about Norovirus and how to protect yourself, we also have cruise news with Cruise Guy.

Thoughts or reviews? Email me: doug@cruiseradio.net 

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Category:Cruising -- posted at: 7:01pm EDT

This week, we get a full review of Norwegian Epic plus cruise news from Stewart Chiron The Cruise Guy.

Thoughts or reviews? Email me: doug@cruiseradio.net 

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Category:Cruising -- posted at: 3:18pm EDT

On this show, we have Jim Work sharing his latest cruise on Windstar Cruises' Wind Surf, along with Cruise Guy with Cruise News.

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Category:Cruising -- posted at: 10:16am EDT

This week, we talk to Maritime Historian and Journalist Peter Knego about his recent journey to a European shipyard to check out Princess Cruises' upcoming Royal Princess.

Stewart drops by with Cruise News.

Thoughts or reviews? Email me: doug@cruiseradio.net 

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Category:Cruising -- posted at: 6:53pm EDT

This week, we talk to Editor-in-Chief of World of Cruising Magazine, Simon Veness. Simon gives us a full review of his latest sailing aboard Princess Cruises Coral Princess, sailing the Panama Canal.

Cruise Guy joins us with news.

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Category:Cruising -- posted at: 5:44pm EDT

This week, TJ Macy from Atlanta, Georgia joins us to give us a review of his recent sailing aboard Carnival Fascination, plus Cruise Guy is here with Cruise News.

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Category:Cruising -- posted at: 5:25pm EDT

This week, maritime attorney Jim Walker joins us to talk about the proposed cruise passenger Bill of Rights and what they are. Cruise Critic UK gives their take on Titanic 2 and Cruise Guy is here with Cruise News.

Thoughts or reviews? Email me: doug@cruiseradio.net 

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Category:Cruising -- posted at: 7:27pm EDT

This week, we are broadcasting from the Miami Beach Convention Center at Cruise Shipping Miami, a popular cruise industry conference. We interview CEOs, travel writers, and dig into the news of the week.

Thoughts or reviews? Email me: doug@cruiseradio.net 

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Category:Cruising -- posted at: 8:41pm EDT

This week, we talked to Senior Editor at Cruise Critic, Dan Askin, all about Titanic 2. Is it a hoax or is this ship really going to be built? Dan gives us the details from the press conference in New York City.

Cruise Guy has Cruise News.

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Category:Cruising -- posted at: 8:53pm EDT

This week, we talk to Windstar Cruises CEO, Hans Birkholz, he'll share details about their acquisition of three motorized yachts.

Cruise Guy stops by with Cruise News.

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Category:Cruising -- posted at: 5:20pm EDT

On this week’s show, we talk to Simon Veness, Editor in Chief of World of Cruising Magazine. Simon share his seven-day St. Louis to Memphis experience on American Cruise Lines' Queen of the Mississippi.

Also, Cruise Guy drops by with Cruise News.

Thoughts or reviews? Email me: doug@cruiseradio.net 

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Category:Cruising -- posted at: 12:19pm EDT

This week, we remember Costa Concordia as it sank off the Tuscan Coast January 13, 2012. We talk to passengers from the accident, CruiseCritic.com's Senior Editor and a Public Affairs Officer from CLIA.

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Category:Cruising -- posted at: 12:11am EDT

This week, Simon Veness, editor in chief of World of Cruising joins us to share his latest voyage aboard Norwegian Cruise Line's Hawaii-based Pride of America.

Cruise Guy stops by with our weekly Cruise News.

Thoughts or reviews? Email me: doug@cruiseradio.net 

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Category:Cruising -- posted at: 4:09pm EDT

This week, we talk to Chris Owen about his latest article on Saving Money on Cruises in 2013.

Stewart Chiron, the Cruise Guy, stops by with Cruise News.

Thoughts or reviews? Email me: doug@cruiseradio.net 

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Category:Cruising -- posted at: 5:20pm EDT

On this episode, we talk to Shon Ford, AKA “CruiseMan3000,” he shares his latest seven-night sailing on Norwegian Dawn out of Boston, plus Cruise Guy with Cruise News.

Thoughts or reviews? Email me: doug@cruiseradio.net 

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Category:Cruising -- posted at: 4:08pm EDT

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Category:Cruising -- posted at: 7:19pm EDT

On this episode, we talk to listener Sara Phillips from Delaware about her latest sailing on the newly refurbished Carnival Glory, complete with Fun Ship 2.0 upgrades.

We get our fill of Cruise News with Theresa Norton-Masek, Cruise Editor for TravelPulse.com.

Thoughts or reviews? Email me: doug@cruiseradio.net 

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Category:Cruising -- posted at: 6:33pm EDT

On this show, Editor in Chief of Vacation Agent Magazine, Theresa Norton Masek tells us all about Silver Seas Silver Spirit and travel writer Chris Owen checks in with his take on the misunderstanding regarding The "Drag Stars At Sea" cruise aboard Carnival Glory PLUS Stewart Chiron The Cruise Guy has your cruise news.

Thoughts or reviews? Email me: doug@cruiseradio.net 

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Direct download: EPI168NOV2712Mixdown.mp3
Category:Cruising -- posted at: 3:08pm EDT

This week, we talk to listener Eden Kendall, as she gives her review of Royal Caribbean's Navigator of the Seas. Plus, Cruise Guy is here with Cruise News. 

Thoughts or reviews? Email me: doug@cruiseradio.net 

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Category:Cruising -- posted at: 5:30am EDT

This week, travel writer Chris Owen is front and center taking your questions and calls. Also, Cruise Guy is here with our weekly dose of Cruise News. 

Thoughts or reviews? Email me: doug@cruiseradio.net 

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Category:Cruising -- posted at: 4:00am EDT

New travel insurance coverage that also covers electronics, a trip down to NASA, the lastest post-Hurricane Sandy coverage, plus Cruise News with the Cruise Guy. 

Thoughts or reviews? Email me: doug@cruiseradio.net 

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Direct download: EPI164OCT3012Mixdown.mp3
Category:Cruising -- posted at: 4:30am EDT

Nancy Schretter from the Family Travel Network calls in from San Juan, Puerto Rico, and Cruise Guy is here with news. 

Thoughts or reviews? Email me: doug@cruiseradio.net 

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Category:Cruising -- posted at: 12:00am EDT

Travel writer Mark Orwoll joins us with international travel trips, John from Cruise-Addicts checks in from St. Thomas, and Cruise Guy with news. 

Thoughts or reviews? Email me: doug@cruiseradio.net 

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Category:Cruising -- posted at: 3:30am EDT

We field your questions this week regarding cruise resources and family travel.

Cruise Guy is here with cruise news. 

Thoughts or reviews? Email me: doug@cruiseradio.net 

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Category:Cruising -- posted at: 5:00am EDT

Hear what it's like to sail across the Atlantic ocean aboard the Queen Mary 2, from New York to Southampton.

Cruise Guy is here with Cruise News. 

Thoughts or reviews? Email me: doug@cruiseradio.net 

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Category:Cruising -- posted at: 12:30am EDT

We broadcast from Acapulco, Mexico, a city that was once booming with cruise ships but turned ghost town after a string of violence in Mexico. Hear how they are cleaning the town up and what there is to do.

Also, Cruise Guy is here with Cruise News. 

Thoughts or reviews? Email me: doug@cruiseradio.net 

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Category:Cruising -- posted at: 12:30am EDT

Doug is aboard American Cruise Lines' Queen of the Mississippi for her christening, a brand new paddlewheeler on the Mississippi River. Hear about the voyages set and one of the new authentic paddlewheelers on the mighty Mississippi River. 

Thoughts or reviews? Email me: doug@cruiseradio.net 

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Category:Cruising -- posted at: 12:30am EDT

We field your questions about travel insurance, family travel, and cruise port questions.

Dan Skilken from Trip Insurance, Nancy Schretter from the Family Travel Network and travel writer Chris Owen all weigh in. 

Thoughts or reviews? Email me: doug@cruiseradio.net 

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Category:Cruising -- posted at: 12:00am EDT

Creator of CruiseCal.com is with us showing off the features of it's ship tracking.

Plus, cruise port parking tips and cruise news. 

Thoughts or reviews? Email me: doug@cruiseradio.net 

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Category:Cruising -- posted at: 12:30am EDT

Paul Motter from CruiseMates.com gives us six ways to save money on a cruise.

Cruise Guy is back with more cruise news. 

Thoughts or reviews? Email me: doug@cruiseradio.net 

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Direct download: EPI151JULY3112Mixdown.mp3
Category:Cruising -- posted at: 4:30am EDT

Health coach Nicole La Placa gives us ways to stay fit at sea and how NOT to gain weight.

Cruise Guy gives us Cruise News. 

Thoughts or reviews? Email me: doug@cruiseradio.net 

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Category:Cruising -- posted at: 5:00am EDT

We are down in Resolve Marine Group at their brand news $6.5-million cruise ship train facilty.

Vicky Garcia from Cruise Planner joins us with cruise ship safety.

Cruise Guy gives us Cruise News. 

Thoughts or reviews? Email me: doug@cruiseradio.net 

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Category:Cruising -- posted at: 5:30am EDT

Behind the scenes look at what makes a cruise port cruise ship ready.

Excursion company Viator stops by and talks about their promise to get you back to the ship or they pay to get you to the next port.

Cruise Guy is here with cruise news. 

Thoughts or reviews? Email me: doug@cruiseradio.net 

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Category:Cruising -- posted at: 12:00am EDT

Paul Motter from CruiseMates.com reveals cruise ship secrets, CEO of Norwegian Cruise Line is here, and a review of Holland America's ms Veendam. 

Thoughts or reviews? Email me: doug@cruiseradio.net 

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Category:Cruising -- posted at: 1:30am EDT

Mike Watts of Cochran Marine talks shoreside power, a review Carnival Conquest, and Cruise Guy drops in with cruise news. 

Thoughts or reviews? Email me: doug@cruiseradio.net 

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Category:Cruising -- posted at: 5:00am EDT

Theresa Norton Masek gives us a review of Oceania Cruises' newest ship Oceania Riviera.

Cruise Guy is here with cruise news. 

Thoughts or reviews? Email me: doug@cruiseradio.net 

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Category:Cruising -- posted at: 1:30am EDT

Hear what is to come with the cruise industry, cruise ships and what is trending looking ahead to 2013 as we broadcast from the largest cruise conference in the world. 

Thoughts or reviews? Email me: doug@cruiseradio.net 

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Category:Cruising -- posted at: 5:00am EDT

The experts are in to tackle your questions on bringing booze on a cruise, what is a "pre-existing" condition in travel insurance, and more.

Cruise Guy is here with Cruise News.

Thoughts or reviews? Email me: doug@cruiseradio.net 

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Category:Cruising -- posted at: 5:30am EDT

Doing is in Amsterdam broadcasting aboard the brand new Viking Odin.

Peter Greenburg from CBS News, jounalist Ralph Grizzle, Fran Golden, and others stop by. 

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Category:Cruising -- posted at: 2:30am EDT

Doug is at the Miami Beach Convention Center for one of the largest cruise conferences around. He talks with Cruise Critic, American Cruise Lines about their paddlewheeler, and gets cruise news. 

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Category:Cruising -- posted at: 12:30am EDT

We answer more of your listener questions relating to travel insurance, the CEO of Hotwire gives us some cruise trends post-Costa Concordia, and Cruise Guy drops by with cruise news. 

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Category:Cruising -- posted at: 12:30am EDT

We talk to our medical correspondent Ed McDonough about norovirus, get a review of Celebrity Equinox and Cruise News. 

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Category:Cruising -- posted at: 3:00am EDT

Journalist and consumer advocate Chris Elliott is back answering your questions, plus Cruise Guy is here with cruise news. 

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Category:Cruising -- posted at: 1:00am EDT

Costa Concordia continues to dominate the news. We speak with a maritime lawyer about possible law suits and a maritime salvage expert on how they will remove the sunken Costa Concordia. 

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Category:Cruising -- posted at: 12:00am EDT

A passenger who was on the doomed Costa Concordia speaks to us in detail about the events leading to the ship sinking. Cruise Guy gives his thoughts and news on the event. 

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Category:Cruising -- posted at: 12:00am EDT

We learn about the 100th anniversary cruise of the Titianic and a listener review of Allure of the Seas. Cruise Guy drops by with Cruise News. 

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Category:Cruising -- posted at: 5:00am EDT

Maritime attorney Jim Walker gives us six tips for staying safe at sea. This is a re-air from a previous episode but thought it was a good time to remind everyone. 

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Category:Cruising -- posted at: 12:30am EDT

We broadcast from Mazatlan, Mexico to find out if Mexico is really safe. We have all the details. 

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Category:Cruising -- posted at: 12:00am EDT

We are broadcasting aboard Royal Caribbean's Allure of the Seas for the 2011 national conference. Hear the benefits of using a travel agent, company execs and Cruise Guy with cruise news. 

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Category:Cruising -- posted at: 12:00am EDT

We are aboard Royal Caribbean's Allure of the Seas, the world's largest cruise ship. Hear passenger reviews and the CEO of Royal Caribbean. 

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Direct download: EPI110OCT18Mixdown.mp3
Category:Cruising -- posted at: 12:00am EDT

If you've never been to Alaska, this is a good starting point. We talk to all of the Alaska experts and they show us how to plan your trip there. 

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Category:Cruising -- posted at: 12:30am EDT

Listener Jade joins us this week with a review of her latest Bermuda cruise on Royal Caribbean’s Explorer of the Seas.

Paul Motter is here with pre-cruise tips, and Stewart Chiron is back with Cruise News.

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Category:Cruising -- posted at: 12:00am EDT

Hotel Director Kevin Thorogood from Carnival Destiny chats with us, we get a review of Royal Caribbean's Majesty of the Seas and Cruise Guy is here with Cruise News. 

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Direct download: EPI104SEP7Mixdown.mp3
Category:Cruising -- posted at: 5:30am EDT

We talk to Jennifer Nittoso from the Weather Channel, a vacationer riding Hurricane Irene out down in the Bahamas, plus Cruise Guy with Cruise News. 

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Category:Cruising -- posted at: 4:30am EDT

Listener Jason Coleman gives his review of Emerald Princess in the Baltic.

Chuck Flagg gives tips for talking cheap at sea, and Cruise News. 

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Category:Cruising -- posted at: 12:00am EDT

Thanks for 100 episodes!!

The experts are all here answering more of your questions. We hear from the Family Travel Network, travel writer Chris Owen, The Weather Channel, and Cruise Guy. 

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Category:Cruising -- posted at: 12:00am EDT

We talked with a meteorologist from The Weather Channel about the tropics and get Cruise News. 

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Category:Cruising -- posted at: 12:00am EDT

Ever thought about solo cruising? It's not as bad as you think. We talk to two journalists who give us the ins and outs of solo cruising. Turns out that one isn't the lonliest number!

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Category:Cruising -- posted at: 12:00am EDT

This week we speak to Nancy Schretter with the Family Travel Network about planning and taking a Mediterranean cruise as a family.

Travel expert Chris Owen drops by to share some tips for a Mediterranean cruise. 

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Category:Cruising -- posted at: 12:00am EDT

One of the former navigational officers from the legendary SS United States talks about that experience and his new book, "One with the Sea: An Inspiring Rags-to-Riches Saga of the Son of an Irish Immigrant."

Hear a listener review of the Explorer of the Seas and Cruise News.

Direct download: EPI96JULY12Mixdown.mp3
Category:Cruising -- posted at: 12:00am EDT

Charles Robertson, President and CEO of American Cruise Lines joins us this week to talk about their small ships and the upcoming launches. 

Listener Christine Lacombe talks about her recent trip aboard Holland America Line's recently renovated ms Maasdam, plus Cruise News. 

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Category:Cruising -- posted at: 12:30am EDT

Over the weekend, Cruise Line International Association hosted us aboard Oasis of the Seas to talk about their environmentally friendly 'Save the Waves' program.

Rich Pruitt, Associate Vice President of Environmental Programs, Royal Caribbean International gave us a tour of Oasis and sits down for an exclusive one-on-one interview with us.

Marine Scientist/Author Dr. Ellen Prager talks about the impact of cruise ships on the environment and her new book Sex, Drugs, and Sea Slime: The Ocean's Oddest Creatures and Why They Matter.

Direct download: EPI94JUNE27Mixdown.mp3
Category:Cruising -- posted at: 2:30am EDT

St. John's River harbor pilot, Captain Bryson joins us this week to talk about the duties of a harbor pilot and anwers your questions. 

Health and fitness blogger Meghann Anderson talks to us about eating healthy at sea.

Direct download: EPI92JUNE14Mixdown.mp3
Category:Cruising -- posted at: 6:00am EDT

This week we sail aboard the 2,052-guest Carnival Fascination. A Fantasy-class ship homeported in Jacksonville, Florida.  Don't miss exciting interviews from: Hotel Director, Chef, Maitre d, and passengers. Be sure to listen to our whole catalog! 

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Category:Cruising -- posted at: 12:00am EDT

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