Carnival Cruise Line

2015 Carnival LIVE Concert Series

The first season of the “Carnival LIVE Concert Series” is winding down and was a smashing success with one sold-out onboard show after another! And it’s no wonder…these were no amateur performers! The artists that played onboard the Carnival ships were Grammy Award and CMA Award winners and nominees. These musicians have played in major... Read More
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Quantum of the Seas Sneak Preview

My time on Royal Caribbean’s Quantum of the Seas was short. I was invited onboard along with other travel agents and the media for a 2-night cruise to nowhere to view her cabins, eat and drink in her restaurants, amuse myself in her play areas, and enjoy the entertainment onboard. So I did, and less... Read More
Crystal Cruises

Crystal Cruises Takes Guests to Downton Abbey

Are you obsessed with Downton Abbey, the British drama about an Earl, his family, their house servants, their lives, life challenges and loves during the early 1900s?  Do you close your eyes and picture yourself moseying through the lavish Edwardian mansion and park nestled in the lush North Yorkshire landscape?  If you answered yes, then... Read More
Celebrity Cruises

Riding the Alaska Railroad with Celebrity Cruises

A Celebrity cruise to Alaska offers travelers a glimpse of our beautiful 49th state and its stunning landscape. However, many amazing vistas are well inland and impossible to reach without a pre or post land tour. When you incorporate a Celebrity cruise tour that includes a ride on the Alaska Railroad, the trip becomes a... Read More
Celebrity Cruises

Alaska Cruise Webinar hosted by Celebrity Cruises

The entire team at Direct Line Cruises is thrilled to partner with Celebrity Cruises to talk about one of our favorite cruise destinations; Alaska.  That's right, on October 15th, we will be conducting two online webinar sessions focusing on Celebrity Alaska cruise vacations.  You may choose between the 11 AM EST or 7 PM EST... Read More
Royal Caribbean

“We Will Rock You” on the Anthem of the Seas

“We Will Rock You”, a show based on the songs of the British rock group Queen, will be the musical aboard Royal Caribbean’s new Anthem of the Seas. The show was a huge hit in London, where it played to sell-out crowds for 12 years, and is now in its first national U.S. tour. The... Read More
Celebrity Cruises

Celebrity Cruise Line “Signature Event Sailings”

Every year all around the world there are extraordinary events and festivals that are renowned for their exclusive ambience and memorable status.  Don’t you wonder what it takes to get hold of a ticket or to get your name on the VIP list for one of these iconic gatherings?  The answer is as simple as... Read More
Royal Caribbean

Quantum of the Seas ; A Ship With Beauty and Brains

We knew she was a beauty, and now we find out she’s got brains too!  Introducing Royal Caribbean’s Quantum of the Seas, the first “smart” cruise ship! How smart is she? She’s the most technologically advanced ship ever to sail. What will that mean to her guests? Passengers can move from sidewalk to shipboard in... Read More
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Cruising to Québec

Have you always dreamed of experiencing the charm of Paris, but the thought of “crossing the pond” has squelched any hope of you doing so?  If so, you may want to consider cruising to Canada and New England. A stop in Québec City allows cruisers to discover a little bit of French flavor in North... Read More
Princess Cruises

Chocolate Journeys with Princess Cruises

Chocolate and cruise vacations are two of my favorite things (not sure of the order ranking))! One has very little to do with the other…until recently. Princess Cruises has just introduced Chocolate Journeys, a rich and delicious chocolate experience onboard its fleet of 18 ships! The brand new program will offer guests a variety of opportunities... Read More