Cruise Radio (msc cruises)

This week we get a review of MSC Meraviglia, a ship that was introduced by MSC Cruises in 2016. Dr. Kris gives us a comprehensive review of the ship, his thoughts on the layout, the ports of call, and how the service was sailing MSC Cruises in the western Mediterranean.

Sherry Kennedy has cruise news on: 

  • A cruise ship hitting the pier in Honduras 
  • Norwegian Cruise Line's Bliss being delivered 
  • Carnival Cruise Line cutting back on the use of straws 
  • Listener Question: The best way to stay in touch with family when docking in port. 

Thoughts or comments? Email: doug@cruiseradio.net 

More cruise industry news and insight at www.cruiseradio.net.

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Category:MSC Cruises -- posted at: 3:00am EST

Adam and his wife just returned from a seven-night Western Caribbean cruise on MSC Seaside. We get a bow to stern review on the newest cruise ship from MSC Cruises. He talks about what he liked and disliked on MSC Seaside.

Thoughts or comments? doug@cruiseradio.net 

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Category:MSC Cruises -- posted at: 1:15pm EST

Some brief thoughts on the Norwegian Breakaway sailing through the major 'bomb cyclone' winter storm in early January. We talk to ABC Action News Meteorologist Greg Dee to give us some insight on how powerful these winter storms can become at sea.
 
Nick and his family just returned from the very first sailing on MSC Cruises' brand new MSC Seaside. 
 
Sherry Kennedy has cruise news on:
  • Cruise executive paychecks revealed 
  • Cruise line paid $25M for 90-day FEMA charter 
  • Celebrity Cruises hikes gratuities on heels of Royal Caribbean hike 
  • MSC launching child finder application 
Listener Questions 
  • What to expect when staying on deck one. 
  • Do cruise lines gradually release staterooms or all at one time? 
Thoughts or comments? Email me: doug@cruiseradio.net 
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Category:MSC Cruises -- posted at: 3:00am EST

MSC Divina certainly gets mixed reviews. Hear our latest review of MSC Cruises from a couple who spent seven nights on MSC Divina. 

Sherry has cruise news on: 

  • Carnival adds 13 longer sailings
  • Disney Cruise Line reveals new itineraries for 2018
  • Holland America raises daily tips
  • Princess Cruises debuting Ocean Medallion class on fourth ship
  • NCL dropping the prices of bottled water cases

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

Find in-depth cruise news and ship reviews at https://cruiseradio.net
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Category:MSC Cruises -- posted at: 6:13pm EST

Howard just returned from a seven-night Bermuda cruise on MSC Divina. Not only was it a Bermuda cruise, it was a Bermuda cruise spent in the MSC Yacht Club - MSC Cruises' ship within a ship feature. Hear this full MSC Divina review. 

Stewart Chiron The Cruise Guy has Cruise News on:

  • Norwegian Cruise Line charging for room service
  • Norwegian Sky goes all-inclusive alcohol in 2016
  • MSC Divina returns to Miami
  • Cunard's Royal meet up
  • Cruise port in New Zealand turns down Ovation of the Seas
  • Princess puts 2017 new build in China 
Thoughts or reviews? Email me: doug@cruiseradio.net 
 
Find in-depth cruise news and ship reviews at https://cruiseradio.net
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Category:MSC Cruises -- posted at: 11:54am EST

Ben Souza, from CruiseFever, just returned from a two-night Bahamas cruise aboard MSC Divina. On this cruise Ben got to take part in the MSC Cruises experience and share what it's like.

In this episode, Ben does a bow to stern review of MSC Divina, including: food, entertainment, cabins, service, the ship, and Nassau, Bahamas.

Stewart Chiron The Cruise Guy has Cruise News:

  • Cunard ships meet in Long Beach and San Francisco
  • Carnival Vista is heading to PortMiami in Florida
  • Steel cut for the fourth Oasis-class ship
  • Royal Caribbean has been offering free wifi on Quantum of the Seas as a testing stage
  • Viking River Cruises Ocean brand, Viking Star completed sea trials

Listener Question: We are going on a spring break cruise from Port Canaveral and are getting conflicting reports from friends and the cruise line – do we need a passport or not? 

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

Find in-depth cruise news and ship reviews at https://cruiseradio.net
 
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Category:MSC Cruises -- posted at: 4:47pm EST

On this episode, we talk to Jason Cohen about his latest cruise on MSC Cruises MSC Divina, a cruise ship that sails from Miami seasonally.

We break down why it's important to have travel insurance. 

Stewart Chiron, The Cruise Guy® stops by with Cruise News:

  • Carnival changes smoking policy
  • Carnival staying in NOLA for another five years
  • AIDA ship gets missile debris on deck 
  • Atlantic City wants cruise ships  
  • What is all this hype about Tampa and the skyway bridge? 
  • Question: Since marijuana is legal in Washington state now, is it still illegal to bring on an Alaska sailing embarking from Seattle, Washington?

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

Find in-depth cruise news and ship reviews at https://cruiseradio.net
 
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Category:MSC Cruises -- posted at: 11:30pm EST

This week, we are broadcasting aboard MSC Divina in South Florida. An MSC Cruises ship that's new to the port of Miami. MSC Divina will be in Port Miami year-round offering guests 7-night roundtrip Eastern and Western Caribbean cruises. Hear our complete review from executives, passengers and journalists. 

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

Find in-depth cruise news and ship reviews at https://cruiseradio.net
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Category:MSC Cruises -- posted at: 8:57pm EST

We link up with Doug aboard MSC's Poesia and he talks to some passengers to get their take on this ship based seasonally out of Fort Lauderdale. We also get a dose of our weekly cruise news from Cruise Guy. 

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

Find in-depth cruise news and ship reviews at https://cruiseradio.net
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Category:MSC Cruises -- posted at: 3:30am EST

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