Monthly Archives: August 2011

Hurricane Irene affecting and impacting on Cruise Lines in a Major Way

Hurricane “Irene” bearing down Cruise Ships Racing back to ports According to News reports from USA Today, Guest Travel writer Larry Bleiberg who is filling in for Gene Sloan. Hurricane Irene (our second major storm) creates havoc for those attempting to … Continue reading

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Shared CRUISE STORIES No. 5, from our “Compass Directions” series

 COMPASS DIRECTIONS Cruise Stories Shared Compass Directions – Our Friday Edition We are pleased to offer another edition of our Friday Blog Post which we call COMPASS DIRECTIONS. Mostly it will feature shared CRUISE STORIES,  and Travel related experiences that … Continue reading

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Hurricane and Storm Cruise Vacation Preparedness Tips

Hurricane and Storm Season Cruise Vacation Preparedness Tips Thanks to our good friends at CLIA for this information on Crusing During Hurricane Season, which we are passing onto our Cruising Readers and Viewers, and to the Cruising Public at Large. … Continue reading

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Shared Cruise Stories No. 4, from our “Compass Directions” series

 COMPASS DIRECTIONS Cruise Stories Shared Compass Directions – Our Friday Edition We are pleased to offer another edition of our Friday Blog Post which we call COMPASS DIRECTIONS. Mostly it will feature shared CRUISE STORIES,  and Travel related experiences that … Continue reading

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New Cruise Line Smoking Policies “Ban” smoking in staterooms

CRUISE LINES “COUGH UP” NEW SMOKING POLICIES We are happy to offer an article from our friends at Special Needs Group, and especially to Mr Andrew J Garnett, Founder & CEO of Special Needs Group/Special Needs at Sea for contributing … Continue reading

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SHARED CRUISE STORIES, No. 3 from our “Compass Directions” series

COMPASS DIRECTIONS Cruise Stories Shared Compass Directions – Our Friday Edition We are pleased to offer another edition of our Friday Blog Post which we call COMPASS DIRECTIONS. Mostly it will feature shared CRUISE STORIES,  and Travel related experiences that … Continue reading

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Review of the MSC POESIA, the MSC Difference

MSC Poesia THE MSC DIFFERENCE General Comments. For those of you who may not be familiar with MSC Cruise Lines(video). It is an Italian privately family owned cruise line. A subsidiary of the Mediterranean Shipping Company (hence the MSC) which … Continue reading

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