Steve Spears

Steve is a travel and entertainment writer with more than 30 years of cruising experience. He is formerly an editor at the Tampa Bay Times, Florida Travel & Life and Islands magazines and enjoys discovering new theme cruises.

80s Cruise Sets Course for Nostalgia on Royal Caribbean Ship

The 80s Cruise, an annual sea voyage for fans of the decade has announced its lineup for the 2025 sailing onboard Explorer of the Seas.

Another Ship’s Route Tweaked Due to Royal Caribbean Photoshoot

Celebrity Ascent's March 10 voyage to San Juan, Tortola, and St.Kitts has been adjusted to accommodate a rare photoshoot at sea.

Carnival Cruise Ship Makes Maiden Call at Popular Caribbean Port

Carnival Venezia made her first visit to Basseterre in St. Kitts on March 8, 2024, as tourism officials hope to expand the island's appeal to the cruise industry.

Canadian Port Expecting 1.27 Million Cruise Passengers in 2024

The Port of Vancouver's Canada Place cruise terminal projects 1.27 million cruise guests and 329 ship visits in 2024, another record year.

Star Trek Cruise Setting Sail on Royal Caribbean Ship in 2025

Star Trek: The Cruise, an annual sea voyage for fans of the TV franchise, will honor the 30th anniversary of Star Trek Voyager for its 2025 sailing.

Cruise Line’s World Cruise Features 4-Day Antarctic Visit

Holland America Line's Volendam will visit 47 ports across 39 countries for its Grand World Voyage in 2026, including Antarctica.

Carnival Details Immersive Features on Newest Ship

Carnival Cruise Line is pulling back the curtain to show cruising fans some features of its new "Currents" zone onboard Carnival Jubilee.

Cruise Line Details Its Longest-Ever World Cruise With 53 Ports

Bookings have opened for the 2025/26 world cruise aboard AIDAdiva, the first such trip for this ship and seventh overall for the cruise line.

Cruise Line Expands River Fleet by Announcing New Ship

Saga Cruises has ordered a new river ship to join its fleet. Construction of Spirit of the Moselle began in January 2024 at Vahahi Shipyards in Serbia.
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