RSSArchive for March, 2009

Not Enough Time to Visit What Belize Has to Offer

Not Enough Time to Visit What Belize Has to Offer

My wife and I just got back from our second cruise to the Western Caribbean. We were able to visit Costa Maya, Cozumel, Nassau, and Belize. We had heard so many wonderful things about Belize, especially the coral reefs the country is famous for. Sadly, Belize was the one stop on the cruise where we had to be tendered in from more than a mile off shore. Whenever you have to be transported by little passenger boats from the cruise ship to land it eats into your time for tours that day. Thus we only got to visit the little [...]

CNBC Examines the 30 Billion Dollar a Year Cruise Industry

Will this terrible economy suck the cruise industry down a difficult whirlpool of financial despair? Correspondent Peter Greenberg leads an investigation into the fastest growing segment of the travel industry - cruise vacations. While spending seven days aboard the Norwegian Pearl, Greenberg and his crew document what happens behind the scenes while the thousands of passengers sail in blissful ignorance. The Norwegian Pearl is one of the newest ships in Norwegian Cruise Line’s fleet. This new ship is more than intimidating with fourteen stories and more than three football fields long. It’s home to more than 4000 passengers and [...]