MSC Poesia Review and News

February 29th, 2012

This episode we check in with Doug Parker aboard MSC Cruises’ MSC Poesia on a 7-night Western Caribbean itinerary. He will have a couple of passenger reviews and get all the details on the sailing. You can hear our previous show aboard MSC Poesia here.

Stewart Chiron the Cruise Guy stops by to catch us up on Carnival news, Disney news, and a new Norovirus vaccine that could be in the works.

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Episode 129 - ms Zuiderdam Broadcast

February 28th, 2012

Doug broadcasts from Holland America's ms Zuiderdam on a 10-night Panama Canal sailing. He interviews key staff members, passengers and crew. Get a comprehensive review. 

Travel Insurance Q’s Answered

February 25th, 2012

This week we talk to Stewart Chiron the Cruise Guy on the new muster drill policy, Carnival putting a new ship in NY, and Carnival putting Carnival Legend in Europe. We talk to Dan Skilken of TripInsurance.com and he takes listener calls on the subject of Travel Insurance. Clem Bason, President of the Hotwire Group drops by to tell us how their cruise trends are doing post Costa Concordia accident.

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MSC Poesia broadcast + Cruise News | MSC Cruises

February 23rd, 2012

We link up with Doug aboard MSC's Poesia and he talks to some passengers to get there take on this ship based seasonally out of Fort Lauderdale. We also get a dose of our weekly cruise news from Cruise Guy. 

Episode 127 - Listener Questions on Travel Insurance + Cruise Trends

February 14th, 2012

We answer more of your listener questions relating to travel insurance, ceo of Hotwire gives us some cruise trends post-Costa Concordia and Cruise Guy drops by with cruise news. 

Norovirus + Celebrity Equinox review

February 12th, 2012

This week Doug joins Stewart Chiron the Cruise Guy in Miami for Cruise News. Get caught up to speed on the recent Carnival and Princess Cruises refurbishments, Disney Fantasy being delivered, Costa Concordia update, and the norovirus that struck some ships last week.

We replay an interview from our medical correspondent, Ed McDonough, and listener Kristin joins us from St. Louis to review their Mediterranean sailing on Celebrity Equinox. You can read her review here.

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Consumer Advocate Chris Elliott

February 12th, 2012

Stewart Chiron the Cruise Guy gives us the information on Costa Concordia and details the reimbursement the passengers received. Disney Cruise Line’s is going to reposition one of their ships in Miami and we’ll talk about future cruise pricing.

Author, journalist, and consumer advocate Chris Elliott joins us to talk about his new book  ”Scammed: ‘How to Save Your Money and Find Better Service in a World of Schemes, Swindles, and Shady Deals.”  Chris will also tackle some questions about airline fee disclosures and cruise contacts.

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Costa Concordia Salvage and Update

February 12th, 2012

This week we talk to America’s #1 most quoted cruise expert, Stewart Chiron (Cruise Guy). Stewart updates on Costa Concordia information and breaks down the compensation package.

Maritime lawyer’s Jerry Hamilton and Jim Walker of Cruise Law News weigh in on cruise safety and possible law suits that could stem from the sinking of Costa Concordia.

Bob Umbdenstock from Resolve Marine Group in South Florida talks to us about what’s involved in Salvage Operations and the tactics that could be used in raising Costa Concordia.

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Norovirus Information + Celebrity Equinox Cruise Ship Review

February 11th, 2012

We talk to our medial correspondent Ed McDonough about norovirus, get a review of Celebrity Equinox and cruise news. 

Episode 125 - Listener Questions + Cruise News

February 1st, 2012

Journalist and consumer advocate Chris Elliott is back answering your questions, plus Cruise Guy is back with cruise news.