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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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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

540 Norwegian Pearl Review 2019 + Cuba Cruise News | Norwegian Cruise Line

6/6/2019
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We get a review of Norwegian Cruise Line's Norwegian Pearl. This was a 13-night transatlantic cruise from New York City to Amsterdam. Since the cruise was so long, we were able to find out what the ship was like during multiple sea days with no stone left unturned. Sherry has cruise news: Listener Q: What is the weather like in Alaska in July? --- Thoughts or questions? doug@cruiseradio.net Want daily cruise news? Subscribe to the Cruise Radio News podcast feed. Get in-depth cruise...

Duration:00:41:27

539: Celebrity Edge Caribbean Review 2019 + Cruise News | Celebrity Cruises

5/30/2019
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We get a very detailed review of Celebrity Edge this week. Kerry and his wife just sailed a 14-night back-to-back Eastern and Western Caribbean cruise on Celebrity Cruises' newest vessel. Sherry has cruise news: Carnival SunriseCarnival Splendor Listener Q: Is Royal Caribbean's The Key program worth it for a three-night cruise on Mariner of the Seas? Also, how is the traffic in Port Canaveral on embarkation day? --- Thoughts or questions? doug@cruiseradio.net Want daily cruise news?...

Duration:00:39:50

BONUS: Carnival Sunrise Christening Ceremony 2019 | Carnival Cruise Line

5/24/2019
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Carnival Cruise Line christened Carnival Sunrise on Thursday, May 23 in New York City. We were at the christening celebration and have interviews from the scene. On this episode we hear from: For more check out the Cruise Radio YouTube Channel, Twitter, Instagram and Facebook. --- 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:00:29:44

538 Carnival Legend Review, Cruise Excursions + News | Carnival Cruise Line

5/23/2019
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We get a review of Carnival Cruise Line's Spirit-class ship, Carnival Legend. This was a seven-night sailing to Alaska that left from Seattle, Washington. We get a detailed review of the Carnival Alaska cruise experience, what the ship was like, and why this class of ship is so popular. Action News Meteorologist Greg Dee gives us an update on all the questions we've been receiving about Bermuda cruises and the first named storm of the 2019 Atlantic Hurricane Season. Sherry Laskin has...

Duration:00:39:03

537 Navigator of the Seas Review 2019, Perfect Day at CoCo Cay + Cruise News | Royal Caribbean

5/16/2019
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Review of Royal Caribbean's Navigator of the Seas and the grand opening of The Perfect Day at Coco Cay from Tommy. Tommy is the host of the Always Be Booked cruise podcast. Sherry has cruise news on: Listener question: Have you ever gone on a cruise at the end of December and is the ship decorated for Christmas? Also, how’s the weather in Nassau I’m afraid I wasted $$ on an excursion and it won’t be warm enough. - Sierra Watch the Carnival Sunrise video tour here. --- Thoughts or...

Duration:00:52:15

536: Freedom of the Seas Review 2019 + Cruise News | Royal Caribbean

5/9/2019
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We get a seven-night review of Royal Caribbean's Freedom of the Seas. This went to the ABC islands and sailed roundtrip from San Juan, Puerto Rico. Sherry has cruise news on: Listener Question: How easy is it to get to LAX from Long Beach. We are in the planning stages of our upcoming cruise and trying to figure out if an Uber is cheaper than a Carnival transfer. We are a family of 4. --- Thoughts or questions? doug@cruiseradio.net Want daily cruise news? Subscribe to the Cruise Radio...

Duration:00:43:33

BONUS: Norwegian Joy Review 2019 | Norwegian Cruise Line

5/5/2019
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We get a first look at Norwegian Cruise Line's newest ship to the Alaska market, Norwegian Joy. This was the very first passenger sailing in North America and we covered a lot of ground. With 18 dining options, go-karts, laser tag, a virtual reality gaming complex; Footloose, the musical, and other shows - it was a very packed sailing. Norwegian Joy is the sister ship to Norwegian Bliss (launched in 2018). Many people don't know that Joy was launched first in 2017, but was purpose-built...

Duration:00:38:33

535 Carnival Breeze Review 2019 + Cruise News | Carnival Cruise Line

5/2/2019
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We get a review of Carnival Cruise Line's Carnival Breeze. This ship was launched in 2012 and currently sails year-round from Port Canaveral, Florida. This was a seven-night Eastern Caribbean cruise that went to Grand Turk, San Juan, St. Thomas, and Amber Cove. Sherry has cruise news on: Listener question: I have a question about the Carnival loyalty program. I currently have 22 nights with Carnival, making me red level. You need 25 nights to reach gold level, which I will receive in the...

Duration:00:42:49