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Deals for Spring and Summer Sailings: 5 Cruise Line Trends That Defined the Week of Mar. 4-10

Cruise Line & Cruise Ship | Michael Isenbek | March 13, 2016

Deals for Spring and Summer Sailings: 5 Cruise Line Trends That Defined the Week of Mar. 4-10

Photo by Jason Leppert

Spring and summer cruise season is approaching, and cruise lines are rolling out the deals. TravelPulse cruise guru Jason Leppert has collected some gems worthy of attention, everything from 2 for 1 savings, onboard credits and gratis add-ons, 50 percent off bookings, complimentary upgrades and plenty more. Click for details.

The wildly popular “Star Wars” Day at Sea will return in 2017, as announced by Disney Cruise Line. Devotees will have a choice of 15 Disney Fantasy sailings that will cruise throughout the Caribbean and burst with “Star Wars” events and ambiance. Click for more information, along with commentary about Disney’s two new ships set to begin construction.

Carnival has just revealed its fall 2016 Carnival LIVE lineup, an array of musicians and comedians that perform in each ship’s main theater, which range in capacity from 900 to 1,300 people. Featured names include country music star Sam Hunt and comedians Chris Tucker and Jim Gaffigan. Click to find out the complete lineup.

Un-Cruise Adventures is celebrating 20 years as a small-ship specialist with a bevy of theme cruises and a big welcome for travel agents. Guests can go on sailings that feature company leaders, cruising buddies, photography experts and a commemoration of the National Park System’s 100th anniversary, to name but a few. In addition, Un-Cruise encourages agents to become “Adventurist” certified cruise specialists. Click to learn more.

Lone cruise passengers generally pay a premium for their single-person staterooms, but them came along and with its roommate-matching program, a more cost-effective cruise could be had. But to achieve a harmonious roommate co-existence, the company has released five tips — just basic manners really, but worth heeding. Click to check them out, and for more about


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