Cruise Travel September/October 2019
The Carnival Horizon, the second in Carnival Cruise Line’s Vista class, commands the cover of the September/October issue. Keeping guests of all ages entertained, the megaship offers a Dr. Seuss-themed waterpark, an IMAX and 5D interactive Thrill Theater, and Hasbro, The Game Show, which features larger-than-life versions of the toy maker’s iconic games. Barbecue lovers flock to Guy’s Pig & Anchor Smokehouse Brewhouse, Carnival’s newest iteration of its partnership with Food Network personality Guy Fieri.
Grabbing Port of the Month honors is Seattle, a jumping-off point for Alaska cruises. “Great Lakes Odyssey,” our Cruise of the Month feature, describes a trip that stops in places as diverse as Mackinac Island, Detroit, Cleveland and Niagara Falls, Ontario. Other North American destination coverage spotlights the Ohio River port of Cincinnati; Norfolk, Virginia, a homeport for Carnival ships; and Mexico’s Baja Peninsula.
Farther afield, Cruise Travel takes readers on an idyllic journey to the South Pacific—Hawaii, Samoa and Tahiti in particular. Our report on a recently christened Avalon Waterways vessel will draw in fans of European river cruising.
Rounding out the September/October issue, cruise history expert Allan E. Jordan tells the story behind Premier Cruise Lines, a company that pioneered family vacations in the 1980s with its kid-friendly Big Red Boats.