Tis the season…for cruising! Wave Season is here!




Norwegian Cruise Lines
Norwegian Cruise Lines

Rob Lovitt – NBC News

From new ships to new amenities to new ways to customize the cruise experience, cruisers are being offered more, more, more. And with wave season, the industry’s busiest booking time, now underway, the cruise lines are clearly hoping potential cruisers will accept the invitation.

“The cruise lines are trying to be very creative,” said Stewart Chiron, aka The Cruise Guy. “It’s no longer just a ship or a room or a place to eat; people want to be stimulated like never before.”

Despite high-profile incidents like the sinking of the Costa Concordia and the breakdown of the Carnival Splendor, cruising continues to grow in popularity. Passengers are expected to reach 21.7 million this year, up 400,000 from 2013, according to the Cruise Lines International Association.

Read more here:  http://www.nbcnews.com/travel/wave-season-ushers-surge-new-cruise-offerings-2D11931597