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Crown Cruise Vacations | April 11, 2024

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Pelican Bay ~a Lovely Hotel on Grand Bahama Island

February 5, 2024 | Jackie Sheckler Finch

Taking a shuttle ride from our cruise ship dock to Pelican Bay Hotel where my grandson Logan and I will be spending two nights on Grand Bahama Island, driver Barbara told us Pelican Bay is known as “The Happy Hotel.”

After checking in and seeing our room, I can definitely see why Pelican Bay has gained that reputation. Check-in is usually the first impression guests get of a hotel and Pelican Bay does it politely and quickly. Read more...

Cruise on Columbia & Snake Rivers Perfect for Locks & Dams Lovers                            

February 1, 2024 | Jackie Sheckler Finch

Whenever our cruise ship approached a lock or dam, we all seemed to head for a great viewing point. Just like little kids, we were excited to watch the magic of river locks.

For cruisers who would like to see and learn more about locks and dams, the Columbus and Snake Rivers are a wonderful place. And American Cruise Lines offers some terrific cruises for an up-close experience. Read more...

Viking’s Newest Nile River Ship Named Viking Aton

January 27, 2024 | Jackie Sheckler Finch

The Nile River now has a beautiful new ship and its ceremonial godfather is a talented interior designer. The Viking Aton was named in Aswan, Egypt, by Richard Riveire.

An identical sister ship of the Viking Osiris, the Viking Aton is a state-of-the-art vessel specifically built to navigate the Nile and will sail Viking’s popular Pharaohs & Pyramids itinerary. Read more...

Sing-along Phenomenon Pub Choir to Perform on Holland America

January 25, 2024 | Jackie Sheckler Finch

Hailing from Australia, an interactive choir will unite Holland America Line guests for several memorable events of fun and song during a 14-day Australia and New Zealand voyage on Jan. 27, 2024.

Holland America Line – Cruise Line – Crown Cruise Vacations Read more...

Celebrity Bringing 4 Ships to 3 Florida Ports

January 15, 2024 | Jackie Sheckler Finch

Celebrity Cruises has unveiled all-new Caribbean offerings for the winter 2024-2025 season onboard four stellar ships – Celebrity Apex, Celebrity Constellation, Celebrity Equinox and Celebrity Summit.

Embarking from three Florida ports – Port Canaveral, Port Tampa Bay and Port Everglades – travelers will enjoy more than 40 new itineraries. Read more...

‘Super Mario’ Lives on Royal Caribbean Ships

January 14, 2024 | Jackie Sheckler Finch

A gentle ocean breeze wafts through his office as Mario Salcedo takes time away from his computer work to chat with me. The sound of seagulls diving for dinner echoes in the distance.

Ocean air? Seagulls? What kind of office does Mario have?

Well, it certainly is not a typical office. And Mario is not a typical financial advisor. Although he is working away, Mario is actually on a cruise ship – the Royal Caribbean Symphony of the Seas. In fact, Mario lives on Royal Caribbean cruise ships. Read more...

MSC Cruises Teams up with Miami Dolphins & Hard Rock Stadium

January 8, 2024 | Jackie Sheckler Finch

Pro football has an exciting new partnership. MSC Cruises has teamed up with the Miami Dolphins and Hard Rock Stadium for a multi-year partnership.

As the Official Cruise Line of the Miami Dolphins, MSC Cruises will enjoy widespread branding and promotional opportunities at Hard Rock Stadium Read more...

Happy New Year From Our Family To Yours!

December 31, 2023 | crownblog

Wishing all health and happiness in 2023!