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A review of Carnival Glory. This was a seven-night sailing to Key West and the Bahamas from New Orleans. We get all the highlights of this Caribbean cruise plus a review of the Chef's Table. 

Richard has cruise news on:

  • Carnival starts restaffing ships 
  • Florida's governor onboard for reopening the cruise industry 
  • Virgin Voyages axes another round of sailings 
  • Alaska's state representative wants to change legislation to save the cruise industry 
  • Another cruise in Europe was sent packing for dipping out on an excursion 

Listener Question: If I move my reservation from Carnival personal vacation planner to travel agent, will I lose my onboard I received from my canceled sailing? 

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Direct download: EPI612OCT2920.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 3:00am EST

Have you ever wanted to live on a cruise ship? It can now happen. An entrepreneur in Panama bought a Carnival Corporation cruise ship that was for sale and is turning it into floating condos at sea. We learn all about this deal and how you can bid on a condo at sea starting at $25,000.  

Richard has cruise news on:

  • A Federal Judge tries to delay Carnival Corporation from returning to service
  • Royal Caribbean outlines what returning to cruise will look like in Asia
  • Royal Caribbean trademark a device called a "tracelet" 
  • One cruise line says they are returning on December 18, 2020
  • Carnival Cruise Line ship comes to the aid of a sinking boat

Listener Question: I don't see any sailings from Florida to Bermuda, why is that? 

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Direct download: EPI611OCT2220.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 3:00am EST

A five-night cruise out of Miami on Disney Cruise Line's Disney Magic. The cruise went out of PortMiami to the Bahamas. We get a comprehensive review of the ship and what Marvel at Sea days are like. This was the very last cruise for Disney before the cruise industry shutdown in the United States. 

Richard has cruise news on:

  • Carnival Cruise Line also extended cancellations through November 2020 
  • Mardi Gras completes sea trials in the Baltic Sea 
  • Celebrity Apex arrives the Bahamas and readies for cruises 
  • Another cruise ship debuted for the UK 
  • Florida mayor reaffirms commitment to the cruise industry's restart 
  • A cryptocurrency cruise ship could be coming soon 

Listener Question:  I have a Norwegian Cruise Line Cruise Next certificate, but it's about to expire. What should I do?

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Direct download: EPI610OCT1520.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 3:00am EST

Take a luxury cruise to the Baltic this week aboard Silversea Cruises' Silver Spirit. This was an 11-night Baltic Cruise. 

Richard has cruise news on:

  • The CDC extends no sail order
  • More Caribbean cruise cancellations 
  • Mandatory testing for all cruise passengers and crew 
  • New cruise ship heading for North America 
  • Cruise ship captain smacks down an internet troll 

Listener Question: When will we see a more detailed view of what the new health protocols will look like by individual companies?

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Direct download: EPI609OCT0820.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 3:00am EST

This is a seven-night review of Celebrity Summit from San Juan to the Eastern Caribbean. The cruise was expected to sail round trip from Puerto Rico but due to COVID-19, authorities did not let the ship back into San Juan. Instead, the cruise ended in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. This seven-night cruise turned into a nine-night. 

Richard Simms has cruise news

  • CDC and the cruise ship ban
  • False Alarm on a European ship that resumed service last month. 
  • Virgin Voyages pushed their return day back. 
  • Carnival Mardi Gras is one step closer to Florida
  • Princess Cruises takes delivery of its newest ship. 

Question: Is it true that you have to pay more for drinks while the ship is docked in port vs out to sea?

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Direct download: EPI608OCT0121.mp3
Category:Celebrity Cruises -- posted at: 3:00am EST

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