I was on Princess Cruises’ Regal Princess recently for a two-day cruise out of Fort Lauderdale. The November 13 sailing was the public debut of Princess’ new Ocean Medallion technology. If you’re not familiar with Ocean Medallion, it is a collection of new services focused on improving the guest experience leading up to and through
The opening date for Ocean Cay MSC Ocean Reserve, the new private island under development by MSC Cruises, has been pushed back for a second time to late fall 2019 according to tweets from the official MSC Cruises (USA) account (@MSCCruisesUSA). Originally scheduled to open in December 2017, MSC announced in September 2016 that the
The long wait is over! Registration for Microsoft Ignite 2016 opened as promised on February 2, and that means it is time to post my list of Ignite Hotels. I’ve been doing it for the last few years to give people a quick and easy way to see what’s available in the hotel block without
Last month, Kristin and I sailed on our 13th cruise, spending five nights in the Western Caribbean on Celebrity Constellation. I thought I’d share a few thoughts on the cruise, but be aware that this won’t be an extensive review. If you’re looking for something like that, check out Kristin’s Cruise Critic review. Most of
It’s been two long years, but it’s finally time for Disney’s D23 Expo! The biennial ultimate Disney fan event starts Friday at the Anaheim Convention Center. I missed the first one in 2009, but I’ve been every year since. Last year was Kristin’s first time going, and she’s headed back with me again this year.