Episode 124 - Maritime Lawyer, Salvage Operations + Cruise News

January 22nd, 2012

Costa Concordia continues to dominate the news. We speak with a maritime lawyer about possible law suits and a maritime salvage expert on how they will remove the sunken Costa Concordia. 

Costa Concordia Tragedy

January 19th, 2012

Guest line up:

Ian Donoff: A passenger aboard Costa Concordia. He shares the timeline of events and about the evacuation  process.

Stewart Chiron: The Cruise Guy® America’s most quoted cruise expert. Contributor to ABC, NBC, CBS, FOX, WGN, Good Morning America, CNBC, Travel Channel and CNN.

Also we’ll play sound bytes from today’s Press Conference with Costa’s CEO, Pier Luigi Foschi.

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Survivor of Costa Concordia Ship Sinking Speaks

January 16th, 2012

A passenger who was on the doomed Costa Concordia speaks to us in detail about the events leading to the ship sinking. Cruise Guy gives his thoughts and news on the event. 

Titanic cruise and Allure of the Seas review

January 10th, 2012

This week Cruise Guy is with us talking about Disney Fantasy float-out, MSC Poesia getting grounded on the rocks, Royal Caribbean moving Vision of the Seas back to the US, and Port Everglades’ record weekend.

See the video of MSC Poesia aground taken by a diver.

Maritime attorney Jim Walker stops to get us up to speed on the NBC Dateline story “Overboard,” about missing passenger George Smith.

Miles Morgan, Managing Director of Miles Morgan Travel tells us about the cruises he’s putting on paying tribute to the 100th anniversary of the Titanic. It’s a cool concept and a must listen.

Chris Harms gives us his review of Allure of the Seas. You can see his comprehensive photo gallery on his website, Cruisers Connect.

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Titanic Memorial Cruise + Allure of the Seas Review

January 9th, 2012

We learn about the 100th anniversary cruise of the Titianic and a listener review of Allure of the Seas. Cruise Guy drops by with cruise news. 

New Cruise Ships for 2012

January 6th, 2012

Cruise Guy is here with Cruise News giving us info on Royal Caribbean’s Allure of the Seas first call in St. Kitt’s, Celebrity Cruises new behind-the-scenes programs, Disney Cruise Line’s float out and their inaugural update.

We’re joined by Theresa Norton Masek, Editor-in-chief of Vacation Agent Magazine to talk about all the new cruise ship builds for 2012.

Listener Sonya Sherow from Houston joins us reviewing her latest sailing on Carnival Triumph out of Galveston, Texas.

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Staying Safe at Sea

January 5th, 2012

Maritime attorney Jim Walker gives us six tips for staying safe at sea. This is a re-air from a previous episode but thought it was a good time to remind everyone. 

Episode 121 - New Builds for 2012 + Carnival Triumph Review

January 4th, 2012

We hear from Theresa Norton-Masek from Vacation Agent Magazine about the new builds to look forward to for 2012, a listener review from Carnival Triumph and cruise news. 

Cruise Addicts Last Show of 2011

January 1st, 2012

This week Cruise Guy gives all all the details on the damage to Disney Cruise Lines’ new ship Disney Fantasy, Viking River Cruises new ocean-going ship order, and fuel prices going into 2012.

Chris Owen from Gadling.com takes some listener questions about internet connections at sea and dining on Norwegian Epic.

Phil and Lisa give us their full review of Royal Caribbean’s Jewel of the Seas.

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Carnival Liberty Fun Ship 2.0 Firshand Test

January 1st, 2012

This week Doug is aboard Carnival Liberty putting Fun Ship 2.0 to the test, Carnival’s $500-million dollar ship enhancement program. Hear passenger reviews, the Cruise Director, and members of the media weigh in with their thoughts.

See the Fun Ship 2.0 implementation schedule and Sea Blog here.

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