Christmas and New Year are two of the most in-demand dates for modern cruise lines, with all of them providing either dedicated cruises for each, or a combined longer voyage during which […]
Much of the modern Christmas experience on cruise ships owes its origins to the days of the ocean liner, when a Christmas spent at sea was a necessity rather than a choice.
The cruise industry came of age in the 1960s and 70s, but has been around for much longer than that, surviving the Great Depression, two world wars and the 2008 financial crisis.
Specialty dining venues are ubiquitous across the cruise industry, every single mainstream cruise line features at least one aboard all their ships, but how did this concept come about? RELATED: Historical: The first […]
The first half is for the beautiful, the second half is for the creepy. Take a look at some of the most striking ship wrecks still visible across the world.
Some of them were infamous, some of them were souless, some of them sank and entered the annuls of history, while others were unmitigated disasters.
SS Columbia was also the very first passenger ship, and indeed the first ship of any kind, to feature a dynamo electrical generator.
It is because of the ocean liner that the cruise industry remains an evocative subject for many, representing freedom, mystery, adventure, luxury and convenience to different people. But, what are the principle differences between the two?
Imagine standing on a sweltering promenade deck aboard a ship rolling sluggishly from side to side as it pushes its way through a lazy swell that shimmers like oil in the hot […]
The origins of the cruise industry are murky and contested. Many cruise lines claim to have been the first to develop this lucrative market that only matured in the late 20th century, […]