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Diabetes Daily Post to host cruise aboard Royal Caribbean


The Diabestes Daily Post is planning to conduct an educational and motivational diabetes cruise aboard Royal Caribbean's Navigator of the Seas on January 7, 2013.

The cruise is tailored for both Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes patients to help promote better management, awareness and course-changing experiences.

Those that sail on this cruise will receive a board and comprehensive education including a diabetes-exercise session and onboard two-mile fun walk for diabetes to raise funds for the American Diabetes Association.

The cruise will feature  Jorge Prada, MD, an Educator and Diabetes Researcher, Susan Sloane Pharmacist and Certified Diabetes Educator, a member of American Diabetes Association board of director and Charles Liu, Clinical Pharmacist with special interest in Type 2 Diabetes.

Kate Gosselin Royal Caribbean cruise cancelled


Earlier this year, reality television show star Kate Gosselin had planned to host a week long cruise aboard Royal Caribbean's Allure of the Seas.  We've now learned that this group cruise has been canceled due to "poor cabin bookings".

The travel agency that was coordinating the cruise has informed those that did purchase cabins to the cruise and those people will have their cruises refunded.  The travel agency opted to cancel the cruise with the impending 90 day cancelation window looming and simply cut their losses.

Royal Caribbean's Freedom of the Seas will host drag queen theme cruise


Freedom of the Seas September 16 through 22 cruise will play host to the "Disco Queens on the High Seas", a pageant for a half dozen drag queens.

The western Caribbean cruise will feature nightly entertainment hosted by Darcel Steven and Orlando-area performers Ginger Minj, Chantel Reshae and Aysia Black.

Other activities onboard include the 1st Miss High Seas 2012 Drag Pageant during the cruise, and the event will judged by nationally known drag queen Tommie Ross. Organizers of the event are looking for six contestants for the pageant, which will include an evening gown competition, a swim wear competition and disco-themed performance competition.

More information can be found on the event's homepage.

Deena from Jersey Shore hosting Royal Caribbean Cruise


Fans of the "Jersey Shore" television show can book a cruise that features Deena Nicole Cortese in September.

The cruise aboard Explorer of the Seas departs Cape Liberty, New Jersey on September 16 and sail to Bermuda before returning on September 23.  

The cruise will feature

  • Deena will host happy hours
  • private events
  • a club night in Bermuda

In addition to Deena, DJ Nicky Sibilia will also be onboard the cruise.

Prices start at $1,200 and go up to $2,975 depending on how swanky one wants to get. Additional opportunities -- outdoor games with Deena, dinner with Deena, dance lessons with Deena, etc. -- can also be had for an extra fee.

Baltimore Ravens fan cruise planned for summer


Fans of the NFL's Baltimore Ravens can get ready for the next season with the third annual AAA Ultimate Ravens Fan Cruise set for July aboard Royal Caribbean's Freedom of the Seas.

The seven-night cruise will take a Western Caribbean itineraru and offer the opportunity to cruise with several current and former Ravens players, such as Dennis Pitta, Paul Kruger, Jonathan Ogden, Qadry Ismail and Billy Cundiff

This cruise will also offer onboard activities including

  • mingle with the athletes through cocktail parties
  • exclusive photo, autograph
  • question and answer sessions

Rates for the cruise, July 8-15, start at $1,319 for an interior cabin. An oceanview stateroom with balcony starts at $1,599. The rates include a $25 shipboard credit, Ravens events, complimentary photo and dinner for two at Portofino or Chops Grill.

More details here.

Cruise with Italian cooking TV star Alessandro Borghese


Fans of Italian television cooking star Alessandro Borghese will have the perfect Royal Caribbean cruise for them in May 2012.  Aboard Navigator of the Seas, Borghese will host a cruise that sails out of Civitavecchia on May 7, 2012 and will visit Messina, Kusadasi (Turkey), Athens (Greece) and Chania (Greece).

The cruise will feature cooking classes, cooking tips and cooking shows for those aboard.

Reality star Kate Gosselin to host Royal Caribbean cruise


Reality television star Kate Gosselin, who is best known for being the mom to eight kids, is hosting a cruise aboard Royal Caribbean's Allure of the Seas August 12-19, 2012 and you can cruise with her.

Costs for this cruise range from $1900 to $5500, which gets you time with Gosselin such as

  • Meet Kate Gosselin at our private welcome cocktail party
  • A commemorative personalized gift from Kate (one per family)
  • Capture your memories onboard with a personal photo with Kate Gosselin
  • Join Kate for a private BBQ on deck with a fabulous band
  • Join Kate for a morning brunch
  • Fun fun family games with Kate and staff
  • Charity dinner with Kate (optional)
  • Got questions for Kate? Attend her Q & A session
  • Check out Kate's latest book and bring it onboard for a book signing
  • Doesn't Kate always have the best ideas! Learn a new craft from the professional herself
  • Let's explore! Shore excursion with Kate
  • Let's talk about our fabulous cruise experience! Private group farewell dinner

If you're interested in booking the cruise, you can contact Luxury Cruises & Tours for more information.

"High Seas Rally" offers biker cruise on Royal Caribbean


If you're a motorcycle aficionado and enjoy a good biker rally, then there's a Royal Caribbean cruise for you.  The "High Seas Rally" cruise is set to board Royal Caribbean's Freedom of the Seas on October 30, 2011.

For those interested, there's some unique events as part of the group such as

  • Pirate Bingo
  • Belly Smacker Contest
  • Private rally party on ship. FREE drinks and food the 1st hour.
  • Private evening dining, with biker attire

In addition, as many as 35 passengers can bring their own bikes on the ship and roll them into port.

Boxing theme cruise ready to sail on Liberty of the Seas


If you're a boxing fan that has always wanted to be able to meet current and former champs while on a Caribbean cruise, there's a perfect cruise for you.

The "Sail with the Champs Cruise" will take place on November 15-19, 2012 aboard Royal Caribbean's Liberty of the Seas for a 4-night western Caribbean sailing.

The cruise will feature

  • an exciting roster of boxing “hosts”
  • a full night of boxing
  • autograph signings
  • a large array of classic boxing memorabilia for sale
  • plenty of photo opportunities

Monarch of the Seas to host Ante Up Poker Cruise


Royal Caribbean's Monarch of the Seas will host the Ante Up Poker Cruise, which is scheduled from August 29 to September 2, 2011.

A usual, the Ante Up Poker Cruise offers various multi-table tournaments, cash games as well the flagship event Ante Up Poker Tour. And participants can play poker no limit hold'em, limit hold'em, pot-limit Omaha, HORSE or HORSE limit during this Summer Cruise.  Monarch of the Seas' conference room will be converted this time by the poker room. And note that a leading player will also be part of the adventure.

There are also many cash in major poker tournaments like the World Series of Poker (WSOP) Circuit. And on this trip, it will offer a free course of poker through a two-hour session during which Poker professional Lee Childs will share his experiences and best strategies.

Boarding will take place August 29 and after the small reception to accommodate passengers happily, the poker room will be open for Sit & Go.

Monarch of the Seas will stop in the Bahamas and passengers may also participate in tournaments at the Crystal Palace Casino. The tournament Ante Up Poker Tour $ 125 will be held on Thursday 1st September. And the ship will reach Port Canaveral Friday, September 2. The next and final Ante Up Poker Cruise will then take place in December.