Surviving the Cruise Ship Buffet

Anchors aweigh!  Food, glorious food — it’s one of the top reasons people go on cruises. In one week, the cruise ship the Queen Mary 2 serves 16,000 meals a day, including 50 tons of fruit and vegetables, eight tons of poultry, 13 tons of fish and seafood, two tons of cheese and dairy, twoContinue reading “Surviving the Cruise Ship Buffet”

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Carnival resumes single price for beverage package

By Tom Stieghorst Carnival Cruise Lines has resumed charging a single price for its all-inclusive beverage package, after experimenting with a variable price system. Starting Oct. 25, the price for the “Cheers!” package became $49.95 per person, per day, for cruises of all lengths. In August, Carnival began testing a system in which Cheers! costContinue reading “Carnival resumes single price for beverage package”

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Mississippi paddlewheeler to be named American Eagle

By Michelle Baran American Cruise Lines’ new Mississippi paddlewheeler has been named the American Eagle and will sail its first revenue cruise on March 28. After announcing last December that it would introduce four new U.S. riverboats between 2015 and 2017, ACL has finally provided details about the first of those vessels, the 149-passenger AmericanContinue reading “Mississippi paddlewheeler to be named American Eagle”

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