Enjoy a Caribbean Thanksgiving!

nassau-bahamas-portIt’s not too late to pack your bags and spend the Thanksgiving holiday on a Caribbean cruise. Let the ship’s chefs do the cooking while you enjoy a relaxing vacation aboard a cruise from Galveston.

Disney has a 7 night cruise to the Bahamas available with a November 18th departure, and Royal Caribbean and Carnival have Western Caribbean cruises available with departures on November 20th and 24 (Thanksgiving Day).  Continue reading

Liberty of the Seas Arrives in Galveston

Royal Caribbean’s Liberty of the Seas arrived in Galveston on November 13th, taking the Navigator of the Seas’ spot in RCL’s lineup of cruises from Galveston. The Liberty of the Seas will sail from here year-round, offering seven-day cruises to the Western Caribbean. But before it gets too heavily into sailing regular cruises, the Liberty is scheduled to spend some time in dry dock. The ship will spend the month of February getting a major upgrade that will include updated waterpark features, new restaurants, and some new and upgraded staterooms. Continue reading

4-Night Cruises from Galveston

cozumel-twoIf you’re looking for a quick vacation with a Texas departure, a four-night round-trip cruise from Galveston to Cozumel, Mexico is a great option. Several different ships offer these short cruise getaways.

Four-night Cozumel, Mexico cruises are available on the Carnival Freedom, Carnival Triumph, Carnival Liberty, and Disney Wonder. All of the 4-night cruises to Mexico have Thursday afternoon departures from Galveston, two days at sea, and a day in Cozumel, and a Monday morning return. Continue reading

Chase Away the Winter Blues With a February Cruise From Galveston

deck-chairsFebruary can be a cold and dreary month. The festive holiday season has passed and the warm days of spring are still too far away.  It’s a great time for a getaway to somewhere warm and sunny.

Head on down to Galveston, Texas (where the average temperatures in February are a pleasant 64 degrees), hop on a cruise ship, and escape to a tropical destination! Continue reading

Over 7 Million Passengers Have Passed Through Port of Galveston

graphic-shipThe Port of Galveston celebrated an exciting milestone in September of this year. Now in it’s 15th year of operation, the cruise port has served over seven million passengers.

In an October 18th press release, Port of Galveston officials announced that their 7 millionth passenger crossed through their cruise terminal in early September 2015. Continue reading