CONTENTS

July/August 2019
On Sale July 9, 2019

FEATURES:

Ship of the Month
NIEUW STATENDAM
By Cele & Lynn Seldon
Launched in 2018 and christened by godmother Oprah Winfrey in February 2019, the 2,666-passenger beauty takes Holland America’s Pinnacle class to new heights.

Port of the Month
SAN JUAN
By Randy Mink
Founded in 1521, the oldest city under the American flag is one of the busiest cruise ports in the Caribbean.

Cruise of the Month
TRANS-ATLANTIC JOURNEY
By Valerie and Howard Sloane
Two-week journey from Barcelona to Miami appeals to cruisers who treasure those leisurely days at sea.

On Tap
BETTER BREWS
By John Roberts
With its onboard breweries, Carnival leads the way as cruise ships steer headlong into craft beer culture.

First Look
Virgin Voyages
By Allan E. Jordan
When it launches in April 2020, this daring new cruise line will offer some outside-the-box features.

Quick Getaways
BAHAMAS PARADISE CRUISE LINE
By Peter Knego
The Grand Classica and Grand Celebration offer two-night escapes from Palm Beach, Florida to the Bahamas.

New Look
SILVER WIND
By Peter Knego
This Silversea Cruises favorite, a yacht-like vessel introduced in 1995, gleams from a stem-to-stern refit.

Homeport Spotlight
SAN FRANCISCO
By M.T. Schwartzman
The big news is that Carnival Cruise Line is coming to town for the first time, with 30 calls in 2020.

Fall/Winter
CRUISE CALENDAR
A listing of Caribbean, Bahamas and Bermuda sailings offered by mainstream cruise lines in the months ahead.

Cruise Views
GETTING YOUR SEA LEGS
By Georgina Cruz
Segments of extended voyages, such as around-the-world cruises, present all kinds of special opportunities.