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Crown Cruise Vacations | November 30, 2015

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Shore Excursion: Visiting tragic Whitman Mission in Washington State

September 22, 2015 | Jackie Sheckler Finch

Tightly clutching her Bible, Narcissa Whitman tries to explain why she chose to embark on a path that eventually took her life in a horrible massacre. The slaughter also destroyed the very people she sought to help.

Of course, this isn’t the real Narcissa Whitman. She died Nov. 29, 1847.


Love Boat bartender Isaac creates cocktail for Princess Cruises

September 15, 2015 | Jackie Sheckler Finch

If you’ve ever watched the television series Love Boat, you probably remember bartender extraordinaire Isaac. Now passengers on Princess Cruises can enjoy a special cocktail created by Isaac himself.

Fittingly, the sweet concoction is named “The Isaac.”


The seas are alive with The Sound of Music on Princess Cruises

September 8, 2015 | Jackie Sheckler Finch

The movie musical The Sound of Music and Princess Cruises both commemorate their 50th birthday this year. As part of the celebration, Princess Cruises is making the seas come alive with the sound of music.

The cruise line is screening the movie on all 18 of its cruise ships, as well as featuring sing-alongs, trivia games and other movie-themed experiences throughout the year.


Turn back the clock on Flower Power Cruise

August 31, 2015 | Jackie Sheckler Finch

Remember bell-bottom pants, flower power and smiley faces popping up everywhere? John Wayne and Doris Day ruled the silver screen. And shows like Gilligan’s Island, Get Smart, Lassie and Gunsmoke were beamed into homes on small TV sets.

It was the ‘60s, of course. For everyone who was a part of the love generation – or for those who always wished they were – the 2016 Flower Power Cruise aboard the Celebrity Constellation will be revisiting those memorable years.


Disney Cruise Line offers frightfully fun cruises for Halloween

August 25, 2015 | Jackie Sheckler Finch

The wind is howling. Leaves are skittering to the ground. It’s that bewitching time of year and Disney Cruise Line will be treating guests to a wickedly good time. Disney ships will be transformed into a ghoulish wonderland filled with frightfully fun events and activities, special decorations, unique menu items in the restaurants and themed parties on deck.


Holland America’s  ‘Dancing with the Stars: At Sea’ cruises into final season

August 17, 2015 | Jackie Sheckler Finch

Bring along your dancing shoes for a special chance to dance at sea with “Dancing with the Stars” Mirrorball Trophy winners and America’s favorite TV mom Florence Henderson on Holland America Line.

The voyages mark the final chance to experience “Dancing with the Stars: At Sea” before the partnership concludes. Tony Dovolani and Kym Johnson, along with celebrity personality Carson Kressley and Florence Henderson will be on the cruise departing Ft. Lauderdale on Jan. 3 and the Champions Cruise on Jan. 10, 2016.


Carnival Cruise Line celebrates new Dr. Seuss book on ships

August 13, 2015 | Jackie Sheckler Finch

To celebrate the new Dr. Seuss book What Pet Should I Get? Tampa Bay Rays all-star Evan Longoria and Carnival Cruise Line have teamed up to help animal shelters. Longoria will be donating $100 to Pet Pal Animal Shelter for every home run he hits during the 2015 season. Carnival will be matching that donation.


Kathie Lee Gifford announces new Pinot Noir Rosé wine for Carnival Cruise Lines

August 4, 2015 | Jackie Sheckler Finch

Relax aboard a Carnival cruise ship and sip GIFFT Pinot Noir Rosé wine as you watch the ocean roll. The new wine was officially launched this week by “Today” show host Kathie Lee Gifford as part of her GIFFT wine collection.

“I love that I’m launching our Pinot Noir Rosé aboard Carnival with whom I’ve had such a fantastic partnership for so many years now,” Gifford said in a news release. “The fact that we can expand on that relationship through a love of wine is just all the better. I can’t imagine a better spot for folks to enjoy a glass of GIFFT wine than while relaxing out on the ocean aboard a Carnival ship.”