Advice for travelers following the latest drowning of a child in a pool on a cruise ship, and other safety issues. Passengers are very similar to those on Seabourn Cruise Line, Radisson Seven Seas Cruises and Crystal Cruises – very high income, refined and sophisticated travelers, they know and understand very well quality, they have very high expectations and rough judgment.
Our 45 minute Inner Harbor Cruises give a great introduction to Baltimore, our popular Friday night Key Bridge Cocktail Cruise is the perfect way to end the work week and Saturday’s City Light Cruise offers a unique perspective of the city’s skyline.
One of the most important things to do in order to take advantage of the time spent in Alaska is to come prepared. You’ll find that most of the 3-night East Coast cruises will depart from Florida and go to the Bahamas. However, the newer Genting World by Star Cruises (2016) and Quantum of the Seas (2014) by Royal Caribbean will feature a much larger variety of activities. Exclusive Club cruises and valuable bonus miles that you can collect and redeem on our ships.
The cruise line has bought many ships from other cruise lines (the former Sun Viking from Royal Caribbean, the former Golden Princess from Princess Cruises and even the former Baltic ferries Athena and Kalypso. There are special kids’ cruises that have amenities and activities especially suited for children of all ages. Always a favorite is scenic cruising in Frederick Sound and Stephens Passage, considered the most prolific whale watching waters in Alaska.
The larger cruise lines offer more entertainment in the form of casinos, more nightlife and shows than their smaller competitors do. The smaller ships, around a couple of hundred people, are more centered on nature and exploring the beauty of Alaska.