Winemaker from Arizona, Curt Dunham joins Paul to talk wine and European wine cruises. He talks how he came into the industry, making wine in Arizona, and how his vineyard came to popularity. He also shares insights and information from a recent European wine cruise with AmaWaterways, perfect for travelers and wine connoisseurs looking for […]
Windstar CEO visits to share all things yacht sailing and more. While massive cruise ships sail around the world, small vessels (like the Windstar yachts) create a unique, casual atmosphere and can go places other can’t. Hans Birkholz shares how the specialized yacht-style cruising came about and the future for the Windstar fleet.
Adam Goldstein, president and chief operating officer of Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd., joins Paul and Elizabeth at CLIA’s Cruise 360 in Vancouver to chat about RCCL’s partnership with the World Wildlife Fund. Preserving the marine environment is a high priority for the company, and for the global cruise industry. They also talk about the latest in […]
Princess Cruises is investing $450 million in ship enhancements that include Share restaurants, with menus created by star chef Curtis Stone, the Princess Luxury Bed, designed for better sleep, and The Voice of the Ocean, a seagoing version of the popular TV talent show. Paul and Elizabeth share the fun.
Correspondent Janice Wald Henderson joins Paul to talk about the trend of chefs joining cruise lines to create both signature food and signature restaurants. Curtis Stone creating Share on Princess and Thomas Keller working with Seabourn are two of the leaders. Janice shares her expertise in looking at the trend and what it means for […]
Royal Caribbean International Senior Vice President Vicki Freed, one of the cruise industry’s most influential voices, shares an insider’s view on RCI’s new ships, the line’s plans for the future, and how travel agents can help you get the best experience on a cruise. She also chats with Paul and Elizabeth about RCI’s super-fast Wi-Fi […]
Christine Duffy, CEO of Carnival Cruise Lines joins Paul and Elizabeth to talk about new ships, military travel deals, and home-porting that makes a Carnival Cruise accessible by car from most of the United States. They discuss new features on the ships, Carnival’s amazing dining options, and the popularity of the line’s entertainment venture Carnival […]
Jennifer Dombrowski joins Paul to talk about her recent cruise on the Viking River Cruise in France. She found it a much different experience than cruising on the high seas. They also talk about cruising as a way to travel without stress.
David Wishart reports on the latest Royal Caribbean ship, Anthem of the Seas. Not only are the features amazing but the wifi is brilliant and super fast. The ship continues to amaze with features that were undreamed of not long ago. David admits to being skeptical about these huge ships but comes away from Anthem really […]
Senior Editor of Cruise Critic, Chris Gray Faust chats with Paul and Elizabeth about cruising to Cuba. She talks about the Canadian cruise line that is doing cruises around the island nation and why it is a good deal. She also talks about what she found and provides tips for those thinking of cruising to […]