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Doug Parker gives weekly cruise news, ship reviews, money saving tips, answers your travel questions, and helps you make the most of your cruise vacation.


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Doug Parker gives weekly cruise news, ship reviews, money saving tips, answers your travel questions, and helps you make the most of your cruise vacation.






743 Anthem of the Seas Review + Cruise News | Royal Caribbean

Adam, his three-year-old daughter, and his father-in-law took a cruise aboard Royal Caribbean's Anthem of the Seas out of Bayonne, New Jersey, this past December. The cruise visited Florida and the Bahamas. He goes over why Anthem is the perfect ship for chilly winter weather, what their experience was with the entertainment, how his daughter liked the kids' club, and what they did during their day at Royal Caribbean's private island Perfect Day at CocoCay. Richard has cruise news:


742 Carnival Luminosa 2023 Review | Carnival Cruise Line

A 2023 review of Carnival Luminosa. This was a three-night sailing from Brisbane, Australia with no ports, otherwise known as a cruise to nowhere. A frequent Carnival Cruise Line cruiser, John gives us the details about the ship and his initial thoughts on the refurbishment that Luminosa underwent following its transfer from Costa Cruises. Listen to unedited interviews with cruise line executives and public figures. Join the Cruise Radio Extra Patreon:


741 Norwegian Encore Caribbean Review + Cruise News | Norwegian Cruise Line

Daniel and his family took a five-night sailing in December aboard Norwegian Cruise Line's Norwegian Encore to what was planned to be a Western Caribbean sailing. The voyage was modified because of strong winds and it wound up having three sea days and two ports of call, Ocho Rios, Jamaica and Nassau, Bahamas. We get a comprehensive review of The Haven experience on Norwegian Cruise Line. Richard has cruise news: You're invited to the conversation. Join the Cruise Radio Extra Patreon:...


740 Weekly Cruise News Update | March 11, 2023

Getting you caught up on this week in the cruise industry. Staff writer Richard Simms has cruise news on: Want to support Cruise Radio? Join the Cruise Radio Extra Patreon:


739 Carnival Valor Western Caribbean Review | Carnival Cruise Line

A review of Carnival Cruise Line's Carnival Valor. Want to support Cruise Radio? Join the Cruise Radio Extra Patreon:


738 Carnival Magic Bermuda Review + Cruise News | Carnival Cruise Line

In this episode, we get a review of a four-night voyage to Bermuda aboard Carnival Magic out of Norfolk, Virginia. Richard has cruise news. Want to support Cruise Radio? Join the Cruise Radio Extra Patreon:


737 Wonder of the Seas Review 2023 | World's Largest Cruise Ship

A review of Royal Caribbean's Wonder of the Seas from Cruise Tips TV. This was a seven-night Eastern Caribbean cruise from Port Canaveral. Want to support Cruise Radio? Join the Cruise Radio Extra Patreon:


736 Valiant Lady Caribbean Review 2023 + Cruise News | Vigin Voyages

Kabir recently took an eight-night Caribbean cruise aboard Virgin Voyages' ship Valiant Lady out of PortMiami. He goes over what sets this cruise line apart from others, how the food and entertainment were on board, and what he did in each port of call. Richard has cruise news on: Listener Question: Selina asks, I’m going on a cruise in December. My passport expires three days after we’re supposed to board. Will that be a problem? Want to support Cruise Radio? Join the Cruise Radio Extra...


735 MSC Seascape Caribbean Review + Cruise News | MSC Cruises

Kristin and her husband Scott recently took a seven-night western Caribbean cruise out of Miami aboard MSC Cruises’ newest ship, MSC Seascape. Hear what they thought of their cabin, the food on board, the entertainment, and how they ended up with an extra day at MSC’s private island, Ocean Cay. Richard Simms has cruise news on: Cruise Radio Patreon:


734 Carnival Horizon Western Caribbean Review + Cruise News | Carnival Cruise Line

Kevin, his wife, and their two-year-old son took a Thanksgiving cruise aboard Carnival Horizon to Ocho Rios, Grand Cayman, and Cozumel. He shares their thoughts on their Grand Suite stateroom, the dining on board (including the Thanksgiving feast!), the kids’ club, and more. Richard has cruise news:


733 Celebrity Beyond 2023 Caribbean Review + Cruise News | Celebrity Cruises

We get a five-night review of Celebrity Cruises' Celebrity Beyond. The ship debuted in the Spring of 2022 and sailed its inaugural sailing in November 2022. This sailing went to Mexico, calling at Cozumel and Costa Maya. Richard has cruise news:


732 Norwegian Breakaway Western Caribbean Review | Norwegian Cruise Line

On this episode, we get a review of a seven-night cruise aboard Norwegian Breakaway out of Florida to the western Caribbean. Adam goes over the experience his family — including two kids — had on the ship, plus gave details on Norwegian Cruise Line's private destination in Belize, Harvest Caye.


731 Discovery Princess Love Boat Sailing + Cruise News | Princess Cruises

On this episode, we get a review of a special seven-night 'The Love Boat' themed cruise aboard Princess Cruises' newest ship, Discovery Princess out of Los Angeles. We hear details on the food, entertainment, and all of the special activities that took place with the cast of 'The Love Boat.'


730 Seranade of the Seas Review, Questions Answered, Cruise News | Royal Caribbean

A review of Royal Caribbean's Serenade of the Seas to Southeast Alaska that sailed from Vancouver, British Columbia. Richard Simms has cruise news: Dan from drops by to answer listener questions on navigating their way around airline cancellations and delays.


729 Carnival Pride European Review | Carnival Cruise Line

Review of Carnival Pride in Northern Europe and the Baltic.


728 Cruise News in Review for 2022 + St. Thomas Question Answered

The top cruise news stories of 2022 and a question about visiting St. Thomas.


727 MSC Seashore Caribbean Cruise Review 2022 | MSC Cruises

A review of MSC Cruises Seashore from PortMiami that was taken in summer 2022.


726 Carnival Celebration Transatlantic Cruise Review

A review of Carnival Celebration's first passenger voyage: a two-week transatlantic crossing from the UK to Miami with seven sea days in a row.


725 Cruise News + Reasons to Carry Trip Insurance | Cruise News Today

Why you need to travel with trip insurance in 2023. Richard Simms has cruise news.


724 Oasis of the Seas Review 2022 | Royal Caribbean International

A review of Royal Caribbean's Oasis of the Seas from Bayonne, NJ.