Archive for the “Destinations” Category

Working On Board Norwegian Joy and Majestic Princess

June 30th, 2017

When you work on international cruise ships, the horizon is the limit. While a shipboard career fosters an insurmountable level of personal and professional growth, it also lends itself to thousands of snapshot-worthy experiences from all seven continents. As the cruise industry in Asia continues to grow at a record pace, two new ships set sailRead More

Onboard Careers Cruising to Cuba

June 30th, 2017

A career at sea is sure to open up a world of opportunity, and most recently, a world previously restricted to many wanderlust travelers—Cuba. Since the United States and Cuba restored diplomatic relations in 2015, Cuba has become one of the most coveted cruise destinations. As a growing number of fleets are expanding their itinerariesRead More

On Board the New Majestic Princess

April 12th, 2017

Refined, elegant, and cutting-edge—these are the characteristics of the newest addition to the Princess Cruises fleet: the Majestic Princess. The new ship is the first designed by Princess specifically for the Chinese Cruise market, a blossoming hub in global travel. As the Asia cruise industry grows at a record pace, Park West is also experiencingRead More

Norwegian Cruise Line Orders 4 New Megaships

February 28th, 2017

Norwegian Cruise Line ordered four new 3,300-passenger vessels to be delivered in 2022, 2023, 2024 and 2025. Italy’s Fincantieri shipyard will construct the new vessels with the option of adding two more in 2026 and 2027. Each 140,000-gross-ton ship is designed to focus on energy efficiency, fuel optimization and reducing environmental impacts. The ships areRead More

7 Reasons Cruises are the Best Vacation

January 24th, 2017

When it comes to planning a vacation, not all trips are created equal. Here are 7 reasons cruises are the best choice to fit the most fun into your next holiday: 1. Relax While You Travel Instead of long drives or plane rides to reach your destination, cruises enable you to relax and enjoy while getting whereRead More

Port of Call: Havana, Cuba

January 17th, 2017

Mingle with locals and experience a place untouched by time in Havana, Cuba. Immerse yourself in unique opportunities, fascinating culture, and timeless sights. Hemingway’s Havana Encounter Havana through the eyes of author Ernest Hemingway! Visit Finca Vigia, the novelist’s residence-turned museum immortalizing his 20 years in Havana. Stroll through the village of Cojimar and takeRead More

New Asia Cruise Ships Setting Sail in 2017

January 3rd, 2017

Do your New Year resolutions include traveling and seeing the world? Then join these two cruise lines as they prepare to launch new cruise ships in 2017. While many cruise lines are looking to 2018 for the maiden voyages of their latest ships, two cruise lines – Norwegian Cruise Line and Princess Cruises – areRead More

Port of Call: Hong Kong

January 3rd, 2017

From cuisine to shopping to the arts, Hong Kong is emerging as one of the most popular ports in Asia. Whether you’re interested in a relaxing break from cruise ship life or a sightseeing adventure, the land will be sure to take your breath away. Victoria Peak Locally known as The Peak, Victoria Peak isRead More

Norwegian Cruise Line Celebrates 50 Years

December 20th, 2016

December 19, 2016 marks the 50th anniversary of Norwegian Cruise Line’s first voyage from Miami to the Caribbean, signifying the birth of the cruise line. Park West Gallery has held its unique art auctions and seminars aboard Norwegian Cruise Line’s ships for decades. An interesting facet of the relationship has been discovering artists through theRead More

Celebrity Cruises Announces New Ships and Irish Port

December 9th, 2016

Celebrity Cruises is celebrating two major developments: Its first Edge-class ships and a home port in Dublin Ireland, a first in the cruise industry. The luxury cruise line has begun construction on its next generation of cruise ships. Celebrity Cruises cut the first steel for its newest vessel, Celebrity Edge, on November 21. In additionRead More