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Category Archives: Cruising

River Cruising: The Ins and Outs of Inclusivity

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Today we have a great guest post written by John Latimer, travel industry veteran and VP of Travel Services at SkyMed International where he answers that age-old question: what’s the real scoop on an all-included cruise? River cruising in Europe is one of the fastest growing segments of the travel industry—and rightly so. There’s a lot to […]


Your Top 10 Cruise Questions Answered

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Experienced cruisers will tell you cruising is hands down the very best way to see the world: it’s a floating one-stop-shop with accommodations, excellent restaurants, shopping, entertainment and stops at exotic ports with no stress attached. Considering a cruise? We asked John Latimer, VP of Fareline, SkyMed International’s in-house travel agency—and a veteran cruiser in […]


Going On A Cruise Vacation? Make Sure You’re Covered—And We Don’t Mean Sunscreen

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When purchasing trip or travel insurance for a cruise vacation, most travelers do it as a precaution against a canceled trip, lost luggage or the like. Medical evacuation coverage is usually the farthest thing from their mind—like most coverage, it seems expensive. That would be “at least until you need it” but, what are the […]


Top 6 Reasons to Book a Cruise

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  There’s a reason—make that a bunch of reasons—why 9 out of 10 people who take a cruise come home ready to plan their next trip aboard a ship. If you still haven’t decided to join the nearly 21 million cruise-goers worldwide and need a bit more convincing, herewith are our Top 6 Reasons to […]


Best Boomer Cruises

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Now that 60 is the new 40, boomers are ready to rekindle romance, head out on exotic adventures and do it all in style. And in an effort to keep up with these savvy travelers, boomer cruises have taken off to brave new heights. While many cruise lines have focused on families and singles, others […]


Worry-Free Cruising: Top Tips for On Board Safety

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You’ve booked your trip and you’re raring to go: the first thing on your mind is a spa treatment and a drink on the deck—the last thing might be staying safe aboard your floating first-class hotel. While it’s true that the cruise industry has instituted several new procedures and safety directives, as a passenger, the […]