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Cruise Radio is a weekly radio show focused on cruise travel and vacation trends. Weekly shows range from live broadcasts from cruise ships around the world to travel experts. Also, our popular Cruise News segment with Cruise Guy.

Cruise Radio is a weekly radio show focused on cruise travel and vacation trends. Weekly shows range from live broadcasts from cruise ships around the world to travel experts. Also, our popular Cruise News segment with Cruise Guy.
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Cruise Radio is a weekly radio show focused on cruise travel and vacation trends. Weekly shows range from live broadcasts from cruise ships around the world to travel experts. Also, our popular Cruise News segment with Cruise Guy.

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550 Celebrity Equinox Review 2019 + Cruise News | Celebrity Cruises

8/15/2019
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We get a 2019 review of Celebrity Equinox. This ship is currently sailing Caribbean cruises out of Port Everglades. This was a seven-night sailing to the Eastern Caribbean islands that went to St. Thomas, San Juan, Tortola, and St. Maarten. Sherry Laskin has cruise news: Listener Qs 1. Booking through a travel agent versus direct through the cruise line? 2. Affordable parking at Port Canaveral? -- Support our sponsor: Audible Get a free audiobook download and a 30-day trial at...

Duration:00:41:20

Mediterranean Cruise Review 2019 - CRR010

8/11/2019
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We get a review of a 12-night cruise in the Mediterranean from Venice from Barcelona. The ship was Holland America Line's ms Veendam. Date: August 11, 2019

Duration:00:33:04

549 Carnival Sunrise Bermuda 2019 + Cruise News | Carnival Cruise Line

8/8/2019
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We get a review of a four-night cruise to Bermuda on Carnival Sunrise. Sunrise is Carnival Cruise Line's second Sunshine-class ship that is spending the summer in New York City before repositioning to Florida in late 2019. Sherry has cruise news on: Listener Question: What do you think is the best way to get from Miami’s airport to a Fort Lauderdale hotel? And can you recommend a hotel? -- Support our sponsor: Audible Get a free audiobook download and a 30-day trial at...

Duration:00:33:56

Cruise Question and Answer Edition - CRR 009

8/4/2019
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On this rewind episode, we go answer your listener questions. Norwegian Cruise Line steakhouse, getting on a ship to take a tour without sailing, cruising with a disability, Royal Caribbean's The Key Program, and issues with New York travel insurance. Submit your questions to doug@cruiseradio.net. Date: August 4, 2019

Duration:00:12:24

548 Nieuw Statendam 2019 Review + Cruise News | Holland America Line

8/1/2019
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A review of Holland America's latest ship the Nieuw Statendam on a seven-night Eastern Caribbean cruise. Sherry has cruise news on: Listener Questions: 1. How strict is Carnival with boarding times at Port Canaveral? 2. Suggestions for snorkeling in Nassau, Bahamas? Thoughts or questions? doug@cruiseradio.net -- Support our sponsor: Audible Get a free audiobook download and a 30-day trial at http://audibletrial.com/cruise. Want daily cruise news? Subscribe to the Cruise Radio News...

Duration:00:39:28

What It's Like Sailing Queen Mary 2? - CRR 008

7/28/2019
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What is it like sailing Cunard's Queen Mary 2. Sharon just returned from a seven-night sailing from New York City to Canada/New England and she talks about her sailing as a first-timer sailing Cunard Line. She discusses what it was like sailing Cunard line and how it differs from the mass market cruise lines that she is used to sailing. Date: July 28, 2019 Support our sponsor: Audible Get a free audiobook download and a 30-day trial at http://audibletrial.com/cruise.

Duration:00:33:47

547 Carnival Valor Review 2019 + Cruise News | Carnival Cruise Line

7/25/2019
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We get a review of Carnival Cruise Line's New Orleans based Carnival Valor on a cruise to Cozumel and Progresso, Mexico. Sherry has cruise news on: Listener Question: How can I find cheap air for my European cruise? Rob answers some European cruise excursion questions. -- Support our sponsor: Audible Get a free audiobook download and a 30-day trial at http://audibletrial.com/cruise. Thoughts or questions? doug@cruiseradio.net Want daily cruise news? Subscribe to the Cruise Radio News...

Duration:00:41:55

Carnival Cruise Ship Designer Joseph Farcus - Design on the High Seas - CRR 007

7/21/2019
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Joseph Farcus is a legend in the cruise industry. He designed every Carnival Cruise Line ship from 1977 to 2011, and stayed with Carnival Corporation until he retired in 2014. Joseph recently published a book called Design on the High Seas, and he joins me to talk about the book and gives us a look behind the curtain. He also discusses how he designed the signature Carnival funnel, why so many Carnival Cruise Line ships have neon and other questions. Amazon link to Design on the High...

Duration:00:35:20

546 Norwegian Bliss Review, Travel Insurance Qs, + Cruise News | Norwegian Cruise Line

7/18/2019
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A review of Norwegian Cruise Line's Norwegian Bliss on a seven-night cruise. We get a comprehensive review of this Breakaway-plus class ship from a guest who traveled solo. Bliss spends the summers in Alaska and winters sailing the Caribbean. We answer your travel insurance questions regarding sailing during hurricane season, the difference between credit card insurance and a regular policy, and the cut off line for buying a travel insurance policy. Sherry has cruise news on: Listener...

Duration:00:41:31

Ovation of the Seas Alaska Review Summer 2019 | Royal Caribbean - CRR 006

7/14/2019
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We finally got a review of Royal Caribbean's Ovation of the Seas. This cruise ship was launched in 2016 for the Asia and Australia market. Now the ship is spending the summer in Alaska. Scott and his family just returned from the ship and gave us a comprehensive review of this Quantum-class cruise ship. Support our sponsor: Audible Get a free audiobook download and a 30-day trial at http://audibletrial.com/cruise.

Duration:00:38:39

545 Carnival Victory Review 2019 + Cruise News | Carnival Cruise Line

7/11/2019
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We get a review of Carnival Victory, a ship that sails three and four nights out of Miami, Florida. This was a three-night Bahamas cruise. Matt gives us a bow to stern overview of the ship and what he did in the Bahamas. In 2020, Carnival Victory will undergo a $200 million dry dock to become Carnival Radiance. Richard has cruise news: Listener Question: What cruise ship do we pick, Anthem of the Seas or Norwegian Bliss? Support our sponsor: Audible Get a free audiobook download and a...

Duration:00:35:43

544 Independence of the Seas 2019 Review + Cruise News | Royal Caribbean

7/4/2019
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A review of one of Royal Caribbean's Freedom-class cruise ships, Independence of the Seas. This was a four-night cruise out of Port Everglades over to Cozumel, Mexico. Mike gives a detailed review of the cruise and what the ship was like. Sherry has cruise news on: Listener Question: I bought the beverage package for an upcoming NCL sailing, and pre paid the 20% gratuity already. Am I going to be charged more when I am on the ship? --- Support our sponsor: Audible Get a free audiobook...

Duration:00:37:04

Beyond the News Headlines - CRR 005

7/3/2019
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Going behind the headlines on this week's cruise industry news. Date: July 3, 2019 Support our sponsor: Audible Get a free audiobook download and a 30-day trial at http://audibletrial.com/cruise.

Duration:00:14:39

Being on a Sinking Cruise Ship - Costa Concordia - CRR 004

6/30/2019
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This week we go back to an interview that Matt and I did back in January 2012. This was when the cruise ship Costa Concordia sank off the coast of Italy. We interviewed a passenger who was on the ship at the time of sinking and he gave us a play-by-play of what actually happened. Support our sponsor: Audible Get a free audiobook download and a 30-day trial at http://audibletrial.com/cruise.

Duration:00:12:16

543 Carnival Sunshine Review 2019 + News | Carnival Cruise Line

6/27/2019
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This week we get a review of Carnival Sunshine on a sailing that went to Grand Turk and Amber Cove. We get a comprehensive review of the food, shows, the layout of the cruise ship, and the ports of call. Sherry has cruise news on: --- Thoughts or questions? doug@cruiseradio.net Want daily cruise news? Subscribe to the Cruise Radio News podcast feed. Get in-depth cruise news and industry insight at www.cruiseradio.net.

Duration:00:39:36

Being the Last Cruise Ship in Cuba - Norwegian Sky Review 2019 - CRR 03

6/23/2019
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Tommy was on the very last cruise ship into Cuba. He talks about what it was like being there when the Cuba ban was announced and also gives us a review of Norwegian Sky. Norwegian Sky sails year-round from Miami, Florida. Tommy is the host of the Always Be Booked podcast.

Duration:00:34:44

542 Carnival Mardi Gras Reveal, Medical Evac Insurance, Koningsdam Review | Holland America Line

6/20/2019
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This week we discuss the new features added to Carnival Mardi Gras, get a review of Holland America Line's ms Koningsdam, interview a travel insurance expert about medivac coverage, and get cruise news with Sherry Laskin. Sherry has cruise news on: --- Thoughts or questions? doug@cruiseradio.net Want daily cruise news? Subscribe to the Cruise Radio News podcast feed. Get in-depth cruise news and industry insight at www.cruiseradio.net.

Duration:00:57:40

Panel Discussing Cruise Line Drink Packages - CRR 02

6/16/2019
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This week on Cruise Radio Rewind we put together a panel to compare the drink packages between Norwegian Cruise Line, Carnival Cruise Line, and Royal Caribean. Tommy Casabona from the Always Be Booked podcast and writer Richard Simms are my guests to discuss the beverage packages. Let me know your thoughts: doug@cruiseradio.net.

Duration:00:19:32

541 Carnival Sunrise Review 2019 + Cruise News | Carnival Cruise Line

6/13/2019
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A review of Carnival Cruise Line's Carnival Sunrise. This ship just underwent a $200 million renovation and is now sailing from New York City for the Summer and Fall of 2020. We get a comprehensive review of the new staterooms, food venues, and entertainment on the ship. Sherry has cruise news: Listener Q: I'm wondering how many actually swim or sit by the pool on an Alaskan cruise? - Sue --- Thoughts or questions? doug@cruiseradio.net Want daily cruise news? Subscribe to the Cruise...

Duration:00:43:16

Interview with River Pilot Captain Bryson - CRR 01

6/9/2019
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Piloting a ship is a dangerous job that requires a lot of training. We sit down and have a chat in studio with river pilot Captain Eric Bryson. Captain Bryson answers our questions on what it's like making that leap from the PILOT boat to the cruise ship, navigating mega ships, and the training required. This interview originally aired in spring 2011.

Duration:00:10:22