DETROIT (Jan. 26, 2015) – CruiseCompete has added Viking Ocean Cruises to its cruise offerings of almost 40 distinct cruise lines. Viking Ocean Cruises® will launch three new ocean ships in the near future; the 930-passenger Viking Star, which is currently under construction and will set sail in early 2015, and her sister ships the Viking Sea and Viking Sky,, Read More

  DETROIT (Jan. 22, 2015) – Cruise lines are meeting consumer demand with an incredible number of new ships that will debut over the next several years. While more ships are likely to be added, there are already an astounding 52 new ships debuting through 2018, with 25 ships slated to appear in 2015 alone. This breaks, Read More

LONG BEACH, CA – Designed over 80 years ago to link Europe by way of Southampton to New York, the Queen Mary completed over 1,100 voyages along that route and became New York’s favorite ocean liner. She touched millions of lives and became an economic, political and cultural tour-de-force. Retired from service in 1967,, Read More

There are companies that devote their time to finding the best cruise deals available, and here’s today’s list from Cruise Compete: Destination: Asia What: 7-Night Southeast Asia Cruise on the AmaWaterways AmaLotus When: Feb. 9 or 23, 2015 Prices: $2,999 oceanview; $3,598 balcony (per person, based on double occupancy) What Else You’ll Have to Pay: Airfare, Read More

I love to cruise, and have been on around a dozen cruises in my lifetime. There is SO much to choose from these days, and the best way to choose a cruise you’ll love is to fine tune your specific interests and find the cruise line that best fits them. A perfect article for, Read More

Princeton, N.J. (Dec. 16, 2014) – Crown Cruise Vacations President Ross Spalding is pleased that their cruise specialists can now make bookings for the highly anticipated Premiere Voyage and Premiere Sailings of Holland America Line’s ms Koningsdam, due for delivery in February 2016. Now open for reservations, the first sailings of the line’s new, Read More

ORLANDO, Fla. (Dec., 2014) –When the ships are heavily booked; for example, say inside cabins are all sold out or the cabins in general are tight on the ship, the cruise lines offer what is called a “guarantee price for a specific category.” What this means is that an offering is made for a, Read More

From a family reading club to a recreational fitness program and even youth spa treatments, a host of new activities have been added to Carnival Cruise Lines’ fleetwide children’s program, “Camp Carnival.” The new activities complement the wide variety of family-friendly amenities available on Carnival’s 20 “Fun Ships,” which are expected to host a, Read More

Metropolitan Touring, Ecuador’s largest tour operator, has introduced an “Otavalo Cultural Experience”, a full-day excursion combining the renowned Otavalo Indian market with experiencing the traditional way of life in Peguche, a crafts village known for fine weavings and music, and a lunch of Andean specialties prepared in the local style. The two-hour drive north, Read More

Norwegian Coastal Voyage offers its best bargains in the off-season when the tourists are gone and cruise, hotel and airline prices drop. Cabin rates, ranging from $688 to $2,237 per person, double occupancy, for six- to 12-day sailings, are reduced up to 39% below peak summer prices. Three promotional offers for solo and senior, Read More