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China To Get Another Quantum-class Ship

In a sign of the growing significance of the Chinese cruise market, Royal Caribbean International has announced that its third Quantum-class ship, Ovation of the Seas, will be homeported in Tianjin to cruise Asian waters. 268 more words


Sailing to Vashon Island

This past weekend we sailed to Vashon Island and anchored in Quartermaster Harbor. It was the perfect weekend – sunny, warm and a steady 15 knots of wind both days. 329 more words


All aboard! Top tips for a smooth ocean cruise

Whether it is your first or 15th cruise vacation, it pays to get a few insider tips ahead of your next ocean trip. Say bon voyage with a few simple suggestions courtesy of AMA designed to make that next ocean cruise a smooth one. 487 more words

Travel And Tourism

Cruising This Year: Anthem of the Seas

We can’t hesitate but to talk about this year’s new floating mega-resort. Royal Caribbean’s new Anthem of the Seas is everything you expected and more. Can you believe this cruise ship offers attractions such as bumper cars and trapeze lessons?!   98 more words


By Christopher Beam

Aboard the Italian-themed cruise ship Costa Atlantica, two days’ sail from the coast of China, at a special dinner for high-paying passengers, head chef Daniel Martinez began by explaining the concept of bread. 6,478 more words


Anthem excelling in entertainment, too

ABOARD ANTHEM OF THE SEAS — I love watching cruise lines as they attempt to one-up each other when it comes to bars, restaurants, activities and the big one…entertainment. 350 more words

Ports And Bows