Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. has announced plans to sell Splendour of the Seas to TUI Cruises. The Vision Class vessel will set sail on her final voyage for Royal Caribbean on April 4, 2016, then be transferred to TUI Cruises. TUI plans to sub-lease the vessel to Thomson Cruises. According to the company, “Splendour of… Read full article

Anthem of the Seas, the second of Royal Caribbean’s Quantum-class vessels, is nearing completion at the Meyer-Werft yards in Papenburg, Germany. Promising to be every bit as awesome as Quantum of the Seas, Anthem will begin cruising in the spring from Southampton, England before repositioning to Cape Liberty, New Jersey where she’ll homeport to serve… Read full article

Royal Caribbean’s biggest and best ship yet will be named Harmony of the Seas. Set to launch in April 2016, Harmony will be the third Oasis-Class vessel for the line. According to Royal Caribbean International’s President and CEO, Michael Bayley, “We are orchestrating a medley of new exciting concepts with the best Royal Caribbean innovations… Read full article

Late last year, I took an incredible 11-night cruise aboard Royal Caribbean’s newest ship, Quantum of the Seas. Yes, I’m aware that I still owe you a review of the cruise. I’ve had my reasons for sitting on that for a bit, and it looks like my strategy has proven wise. Quantum went through some… Read full article

Just saw an awesome Super Bowl 49 commercial from Carnival Corporation. The add features President Kennedy speaking about our connection to the sea. In the words of John F. Kennedy: “We are tied to the ocean. And when we go back to the sea, whether it is to sail or to watch – we are… Read full article

I first heard news of big changes to Dynamic Dining tonight on one of the Facebook cruising groups I participate in. Later, I saw the same news on royalcaribbeanblog.com (not the company’s blog) so I’ll repeat it here. There are indications that Royal Caribbean is already making an adjustment to its new Dynamic Dining program which… Read full article

I received a nifty little post card in the mail today from American Express. They’re offering a special deal with NCL – a $300 dollar credit to spend on board when you book Haven or Suite accommodations nine months or more in advance with any American Express® Card. Use promo code AMEX to book by… Read full article

The sun is finally shining in Atlanta. Of course, I’ll be leaving for more cold in Washington, DC, but I digress. It’s good to be back on the road again, if only for a short trip to the Nation’s capital. Here’s a look at our posts over the last week at MJ on Travel. New… Read full article

It’s been a while since I’ve seen a deal worthy of a “weekly deal” post, but today is the day. This is even more worthy of a post since I was able to take advantage of this. As you may know, the world’s largest cruise ship, Allure of the Seas, will be spending a summer… Read full article

This week, Carnival released some additional details on their forthcoming newest ship, Carnival Vista. The ship sets sail in spring 2016, and promises to be Carnival’s best ship yet. According to the company, Carnival Vista is designed to connect guests to the ocean with sweeping views and plenty to do inside and out. One of my favorite… Read full article

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