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Syndication

We get the latest cruise news from Sherry Laskin. Some sound bytes from Vanna White on her thoughts of being the godmother of Carnival Panorama. And Are Cyber Monday cruise deals really worth it? We break it down. 

Date: December 1, 2019 

Direct download: CRRDEC0119.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 5:43pm EDT

This is a review of Celebrity Cruises recently refurbished Celebrity Summit. This was a seven-night Southern Caribbean cruise from San Juan, Puerto Rico. We get a detailed bow-to-stern review of the cruise ship and the ports of call. 

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Direct download: EPI564NOV2819.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 3:00am EDT

Art Sbarsky is a retired cruise industry executive who spent years working for Celebrity Cruises, Norwegian Cruise Line and Crystal Cruises. We caught up with him in the Observation Lounge on Norwegian Encore. 

You can listen to Art Sbarsky’s last interview with us here (click the link): http://traffic.libsyn.com/cruiseradioshow/BONUS3APR3017.mp3 

Want to hear more shows like this? Let me know: doug@cruiseradio.net

Direct download: CRRNOV2419A.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 3:00am EDT

A 2019 review of Royal Caribbean's Allure of the Seas. 

Answering your shore excursion questions. 

Richard has cruise news on: 

  • Carnival gives more details on the roller coaster for Mardi Gras
  • Celebrity adding an all-female navigation team for National Woman's Day 
  • Virgin Voyage detailing new ship and itinerary 
  • Royal Caribbean adding new Caribbean sailings 
  • Norwegian opening new section of Great Stirrup Cay 

Listener Question: Is it true that NCL gives free cruises with their loyalty program?

Direct download: EPI563NOV2419.mp3
Category:Royal Caribbean -- posted at: 9:57pm EDT

Sherry Laskin stops by with her weekend update. We talk about Carnival Cruise Line switching up its soda selection from Coke to PepsiCo. Also, MSC Cruises delaying the grand opening of their private island again. And we talk about a travel insurance story that a listener sent in. Dan Skilken from TripInsurance.com stops by to help unpack the story and what could have been done differently. The devil is in the details of travel insurance policies. 

Date: November 17, 2019

Direct download: CRR024NOV1719.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 3:00am EDT

We get a three-night review of Disney Cruise Line's Disney Dream. This sailing left out of Port Canaveral, Florida and went to Disney's private island Castaway Cay and Nassau, Bahamas. 

Sherry has cruise news on

  • MSC Cruises delaying their private island
  • Carnival Cruise Line letting you finance your cruise 
  • Celebrity Cruise ship running aground 
  • The founder of Royal Caribbean passing away 
  • A well known Carnival Cruise Line captain passing away

Listener Question: Will cruise lines reimburse you if it rains during your excursion? 

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Direct download: EPI562NOV1319.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 3:00am EDT

A review of Carnival Cruise Line's Conquest-class ship Carnival Freedom. This was a seven-night Western Caribbean cruise from Galveston, Texas. This sailing went to Ocho Rios, Jamaica; Georgetown, Grand Cayman; and Cozumel, Mexico. 

Date: November 10, 2019

Direct download: CRR023NOV1019.mp3
Category:Carnival Cruise Line -- posted at: 3:00am EDT

A 10-night review of Princess Cruises' Crown Princess. This was a Southern Caribbean cruise. Crown Princess is one of the ships that now features the Ocean Medallion program. 

Sherry has cruise news:

  • Carnival Panorama is heading to North America 
  • PortMiami is getting a train station 
  • MSC Cruises makes two announcements 
  • A cruise ship has a $200,000 mattress 

Listener Question: THoughts on getting an air BNB in Miami? - Leah 

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Direct download: EPI561NOV0619.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 3:00am EDT

Sharon returned to Freeport Bahamas shortly after it reopened to cruise ship traffic after Hurricane Dorian. She was traveling on Bahamas Paradise Cruise Line's Grand Celebration on a two-night cruise to Freeport from Palm Beach. We get a first-hand account of what Grand Bahama Island is like after suffering the wratch of Hurricane Dorian in early September. 

Date: November 3, 2019

Direct download: CRR222NOV319.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:00am EDT

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