The Next Cruise Battle: Big Ships
June 28, 2021
Just as the world emerges from the long pause of Covid-19, a new battle is resuming in the cruise ship arena. The battle of small port venues versus mega-cruise ships is back on centerstage. The...
Making History in a Time of Covid-19
March 21, 2020
Sitting home in imposed dry dock and self-imposed quarantine, I have the opportunity to view the crisis hysteria in the US and learn the latest from Washington and Wall Street. The following are reflections in a time of heightened fears, distrust of Washington and prejudice toward travel and cruise travel. A dose of rational action is the healthy option....
Greetings from the Oceania World Cruise in a Time of Covid-19
March 13, 2020
In the midst of what has become a pandemic, I am on the 2020 Oceania Insignia World Cruise. The ship left Miami on January 8 and will arrive in New York City on July 25. As a presenter of stories from a Cruise through History, I came prepared with one hundred stories to entertain the 650 guests, about half of whom are world cruisers. Due to our change in itinerary, there will still be as many stories, about half of different ports....