The newest information and details about the cruising industry.
7 Travel Trends Driving Cruise Growth
Cruises continue to be very popular this year, especially with families and multigenerational groups. These seven vacation travel trends are helping to drive cruise ship vacation growth.
Carnival Cruise Lines Celebrates And Gives Back
Carnival Cruise Lines has donated funds to support the Honey Shine mentoring program and formed partnerships to help young patients in children’s hospitals across the country. These programs have already raised millions of dollars for hospitals and brought smiles to sick children.
Carnival Destiny to Undergo Massive Transformation
Carnival Cruise Line announced its largest retrofit project ever with the $155 million makeover of the 15-year-old Carnival Destiny. The wide-ranging redesign will add all of Carnival's popular "Fun Ship 2.0" dining, bar and entertainment features. The ship will be renamed the Carnival Sunshine.
Carnival Encourages Kids To Dream And Win
Carnival Cruise Lines has announced a new contest for kids. In celebration of their newest and largest ship, the 130,000-ton Carnival Dream, Carnival launched the Virtual Book of Dreams contest, inviting children to dream, enter and possibly win a family cruise.
Cruise Lines Debut Innovative New Venues
Today’s demanding cruise consumers are seeking ships that provide memorable vacation experiences, both onboard and in port. As a result, cruise lines are introducing exciting new spaces, eateries and entertainment zones on their newest ships to offer the most exciting vacation destinations at sea.
Cruise News And Views [offsite link]
Get the latest news regarding bargains, itineraries, new ships and new offerings from the cruise lines.
Cruise News Daily [offsite link]
For the cruise enthusiast who wants to keep on top of what´s new in cruising. New itineraries, new ships, new features, updated daily. Request sample issues and subscription information.
Cruise Week News [offsite link]
A newsletter with the latest breaking news on the cruise industry.
Cruise4Haiti Delivers Aid
More than 30 humanitarian travelers joined the recent Cruise4Haiti, a pioneering voluncruise that raised substantial funds and in-kind donations for charities as well as provided aid to children in all three ports of call. Learn more about this first-of-its-kind cruise and its accomplishments.
Disney Offers New Cruise Ports and Itineraries
For the first time in the company's history, Disney Cruise Line ships will set sail from three new ports in 2012: New York, Seattle and Galveston, Texas. This will make the Disney cruise vacation experience easier to access for families around the country. New itineraries are available as well.
Ships have been around since the very earliest days of man. How did cruising come around to become so popular?
Holiday Cruises Up To 70% Off
If you're thinking about a last-minute holiday vacation in December, consider a cruise. Cruises can be one of the best vacation values available, especially during this holiday season. Some cruises we found are currently discounted by up to 70% and many offer exceptional deals.
Late Spring Cruises Up To 80% Off
If you're thinking about a late spring getaway, get cruisin'. Cruises can be one of the best vacation values available, especially during May and June. A number of cruises to sunny shores, Mediterranean gems and Alaskan waters are currently discounted by as much as 80%, so start packing now.
Lock In Low Cruise Prices Now
cruise prices, cruise deals, low cruise prices, great cruise deals, when to buy a cruise, finding the best cruise deals, Variety Cruises, ROW Adventures, river barge cruises, greek islands cruise, Alaska cruise deals
Music Theme Cruises Hit a High Note
There are many reasons why music theme cruises are popular with today's cruise vacationers. These events give guests a great opportunity to cruise with their favorite stars, attend live concerts and enjoy small jam sessions while sailing to some of the most exciting ports in the Caribbean.
New Tool Pinpoints Cruise Deals
Looking for a great cruise deal? Hotwire has just launched a new Cruise Savings Indicator to help. The Cruise Savings Indicator reveals the top five cruise destinations with the largest price drops. Using this tool can help cruise customers focus on destinations that offer the greatest cruise value.
Prow´s Edge [offsite link]
Free on-line cruise magazine with cruise news, featured articles and advice for passengers.
Royal Caribbean Announces Major Ship Upgrades
Royal Caribbean recently announced that it will invest approximately $300 million to revitalize the cruise line's ships across the fleet. These Royal Advantage upgrades will give guests a wider variety of new onboard dining and entertainment options, family cabins and nurseries, and so much more.
Sign Up For Our Cruise Newsletter!
Whether you're a seasoned cruiser or new to cruising, the BellaOnline Cruises Newsletter will keep you up-to-date on cruise news, today's hottest deals, informative articles, cruise reviews, shore excursion and port information, insider tips, and today's latest trends.
Special Deals Offered on Family Cruises
Thinking about taking the kids to the South Pacific or Europe this year? A family friendly cruise is just the ticket. Two luxury cruise lines are rolling out the red carpet for families this year with exciting programs and incentives.
Swine Flu Now Impacting Mexico Cruises
Cruise ships carry thousands of passengers to ports in Mexico each week. With the deadly swine flu outbreak in that country and the Center for Disease Control’s new Mexico travel warning, many cruise lines are now modifying their Mexico itineraries. Changes are ongoing - get the latest news here.
Links marked with the [offsite link] designation point to websites not associated with BellaOnline.com. BellaOnline.com is not responsible for the material found there.
Cruises Homepage | Editor's Picks Articles | Top Ten Articles | Cruises Site Map
Think your link belongs here? Use the contact page to let this editor know.