Cruise Radio (royal caribbean)

We get a review of Royal Caribbean's newly refurbished Mariner of the Seas. Don recently took a three-night Bahamas cruise that stopped in Nassau, Bahamas and the cruise line's private island Coco Cay. We get a detailed review of CoCo Cay, a construction update, and what it was like sailing this newly refurbished cruise ship. 

Sherry has cruise news on: 

  • A Carnival crew found unresponsive 
  • The talk of passenger fuel surcharges as the price of oil increases 
  • Princess Cruises has a burger available on land 
  • Royal Caribbean had the largest movie premiere at sea

Listener questions on: 

  • Bringing two bottles of wine onboard 
  • ATM onboard cruise ships 
  • Getting to St. John from St. Thomas 

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This week we get a seven-night review of Royal Caribbean's Adventure of the Seas. Adventure of the Seas is currently in Bayonne, NJ for the summer. She's doing alternating sailings to Canada/New England and Bahamas/Florida cruises. 

Sherry Laskin has cruise news on: 

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We get a review of Royal Caribbean's brand new Symphony of the Seas, currently (as of 2018) the world's largest cruise ship. We get a comprehensive review of the staterooms, dining, public areas, and what it's like sailing Royal Caribbean for the first time - and does it hold a candle to Disney Cruise Line. You may be surprised. 

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Hear a three-night review of Royal Caribbean Enchantment of the Seas to Bahamas. These short cruises are known as booze cruises because they are done over the weekend and attract a younger crowd. Although Dante was skeptical taking this as his first Royal Caribbean cruise, he was surprised. 

Sherry has cruise news on:

  • Cruise was slapped with a $14,000 data roaming bill 
  • Technical issue delays Carnival Magic and cancels a port of call 
  • A refurbished Royal Caribbean ship now calls Florida home
  • Royal Caribbean purchases major stake in luxury cruise line 
  • Brand new cruise ships left in 2018 

Listener question on changing your set dining time. 

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On this episode, we hear a review of Enchantment of the Seas from Kathy, who took a 60 friends onboard for a three-night Bahamas sailing. She talks about the dining, her grand suite, the amenities onboard, and their surprise sea day.

Sherry Has Cruise News On:

Listener Question: What's the quickest way to disembark Oasis of the Seas? We are worried that it will be a mess with nearly 6,000 other cruisers trying to get off at the same time. - Phil, Tampa

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This week we are in New York City for the reveal of Royal Caribbean's big announcement that is claiming to revolutionize the way cruise vacations are booked and taken. 

Anthem of the Seas Review

We get a review of Royal Caribbean's NYC-based Anthem of the Seas on a Canada/New England itinerary. Kabir details the food, entertainment options, and that accommodations on the ship, along with the ports of call. 

Sherry Kennedy has cruise news: 

Listener Questions: 

1. What is the difference between ship's time and local time? 

2. How to contact the ship if there is an emergency and need to connect with a stateroom. 

Question or comment? doug@cruiseradio.net 

 

 

 

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Jessica and her family just returned from a sailing on Royal Caribbean's Oasis of the Seas, but this wasn't a normal sailing! Her cruise got extended because of Hurricane Irma. Jessica gives us her review of the ship, the itinerary, and her thoughts on sailing one of the world's largest cruise ships. 

Stewart has Cruise News on: 

  • Eastern Caribbean update? (latest on the islands)
  • FEMA charters cruise ships for national guard workers 
  • Carnival says Grand Turk isn't quite ready to receive cruise ships. 
  • Carnival Fascination delivers supplies to St. Maarten. 
  • Work beings on fourth Princess Royal-class ship - details? 

Thoughts or comments? doug@cruiseradio.net 

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This interview proves that not everyone books a cruise based on the itinerary. James and his wife just returned from a Western Caribbean cruise on Royal Caribbean Liberty of the Seas, and barely got off the ship! He gives us a comprehensive review of the ship, dining, entertainment on the ship, and the ports of call on this Caribbean cruise.  

Sherry Kennedy has cruise news:

  • Carnival going to easy pay a payment option - how does this different from spreading your payments out?
  • The world's largest cruise ship completes construction milestone.
  • Pacific Princess is out of dry dock.
  • NCL changes Free at Sea promo for Haven guests.
  • Queen Victoria is out of dry dock. What refurbishments did she get?

Thoughts or comments? doug@cruiseradio.net 

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Matt from Royal Caribbean Blog gives us five things we need to know about Royal Caribbean. 

Tony joins us this week to give his review of Royal Caribbean's Navigator of the Seas. 

Shelia and Jackie from CruisingExcursions.com give us some things to do when sailing in the Baltic and the Mediterranean. 

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We get a review from Richard on his seven-night Florida-Bahamas cruise aboard Royal Caribbean's Anthem of the Seas. We discuss everything from embarkation, first impressions of this ship, food, the entertainment and ports. This is the first time Richard has sailed with Royal Caribbean, so he has a lot to say!
 
Cruise Guy has cruise news on: 
  • United Airlines incident - could this happen to us cruising? 
  • Carnival making aft pools kid friendly 
  • Caribbean Princess has resurfaced after a massive dry dock 
  • Majestic Princess not going to be in Asia year round 
  • What's the cruise climate in Europe for this summer - are there any good deals to be had? 

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

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