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Crown Cruise Vacations | February 2, 2023

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Carnival Cruise Line names Emeril Lagasse as chief culinary officer

January 29, 2023 | Jackie Sheckler Finch

Fans of talented culinary artist Emeril Lagasse can now enjoy his delicious cuisine as chief culinary officer for Carnival Cruise Line.

“Food is key to the fun of a Carnival cruise,” Christine Duffy, president for Carnival Cruise Line, said in a news release. “Emeril’s restaurants on our two new ships have been a great addition to our dining offerings and guests rave about the food, which will also be on Carnival Jubilee come next December.” Read more...

Cruise Trivia: Name famous veteran of 101st Airborne ‘Screaming Eagles’

January 26, 2023 | Jackie Sheckler Finch

For a double question trivia quiz, what is the significance of the 101st Airborne Division’s nickname of “The Screaming Eagles?”

And for the second part of the quiz, who is perhaps the most famous veteran of the 101st Airborne Division?

This should be a simple quiz for music lovers or those who have visited Vicksburg National Military Park, perhaps on an American Symphony cruise. Vicksburg is one of the riverboat’s popular stops on the Memphis to New Orleans itinerary. Read more...

Fast, consistent and free WiFi added to 2023 American Cruise Lines

January 26, 2023 | Jackie Sheckler Finch

One of the frustrations cruise passengers often experience aboard a vessel is poor WiFi. Maybe it is slow. Maybe it doesn’t work. And maybe it is just too darn expensive.

American Cruise Lines has announced that all ships in the fleet will sail into 2023 with high-speed, consistent and complimentary WiFi. Read more...

Play pickleball at sea on Holland America ships

January 16, 2023 | Jackie Sheckler Finch

Pickleball fans now can have double the fun– cruising on a grand Holland America ship while playing pickleball at sea. Holland America Line has been exclusively named as the Official Cruise Line of the Professional Pickleball Association (PPA).

“We like to say that travel unites us, but sports do that as well, and Holland America Line is proud to be the first and exclusive cruise line partner of the PPA,” Kacy Cole, vice president of marketing for Holland America Line, said in a news release. Read more...

Guggenheim Museum’s Puppy Sculpture celebrates 25th anniversary

January 8, 2023 | Jackie Sheckler Finch

The famous “Puppy” standing watch outside the Guggenheim Museum in Bilbao, Spain, has been sporting a new floral coat to celebrate the museum’s 25th anniversary.

“In honor of the Guggenheim Bilbao’s 25th anniversary, I worked closely with the talented team at the museum to unveil a new planting of flowers for Puppy in celebration of this incredible milestone,” artist Jeff Koons said in a news release. Read more...

Happy New Year From Our Family To Yours!

December 31, 2022 | crownblog

Wishing all health and happiness in 2023!

Pickleball at Sea!

December 27, 2022 | Jackie Sheckler Finch

Pickleball fans now can have double the fun– cruising on a grand Holland America ship while playing pickleball at sea. Holland America Line has been exclusively named as the Official Cruise Line of the Professional Pickleball Association (PPA).

“We like to say that travel unites us, but sports do that as well, and Holland America Line is proud to be the first and exclusive cruise line partner of the PPA,” Kacy Cole, vice president of marketing for Holland America Line, said in a news release. Read more...

From Our Family To Yours – Happy Holidays & a Healthy New Year!

December 24, 2022 | Heidi

Thank you and all the best wishes for the holidays and the new year … from the Crown Cruise Vacations family & team!

New ‘Hot Springs & Eternal Ice’ cruise for 2023

December 23, 2022 | Jackie Sheckler Finch

Looking for an exciting cruise for 2023? Iceland ProCruises has announced a brand-new itinerary for “Hot Springs & Eternal Ice.” Set for summer 2023, the cruise will include awesome ports in both Iceland and Greenland.

Carried out aboard the 164-passenger Seaventure, the 21-day voyage will depart Reykjavik on July 29 and end in Kangerlussauq on August 18, followed by a charter flight back to Iceland and onward connections back home. Read more...

Cruise Trivia: How did Johnny Cash create his unique snare drum sound

December 17, 2022 | Jackie Sheckler Finch

For a bit of musical trivia, when Johnny Cash recorded “Folsom Prison Blues” on July 30, 1955, he couldn’t afford a backup drummer.

Instead, Cash used what item to create that distinctive sound of a snare drum on his song?

Don’t look at the answer below until you have formulated your response. If you know the answer, you might be a devoted Johnny Cash fan. Or you might have visited Sun Studio in Memphis where the up-and-coming singer once recorded, including his hit “Folsom Prison Blues.” Read more...