This feels like a strange sentence to write, but here goes. I have good news for Galveston cruise fans. That was a lot of fun to write, so I think I will do it again. After months of no cruises at all, I have good news for Galveston cruise fans. I talked about it a little more on the YouTube channel, but it looks like Royal Caribbean still plans to build the new Galveston Terminal 3. As we discussed last year, that at least opens up the possibility of an Oasis Class ship in Galveston.Continue reading “Oasis Class to Galveston? Royal Caribbean still planning to build Galveston Terminal 3.”
Last month was busy for cruise news from Galveston. Here are some of the biggest news items that we will cover this month:
- Several Liberty of the Seas sailings for next year were cancelled due to an extended dry dock.
- The Carnival Dream cruise departing January 6 had to return to Galveston for a medical emergency.
- The Carnival Dream and Royal Caribbean Enchantment of the Seas had long fog delays January 15
- Royal Caribbean will release their Summer 2021 short Caribbean itineraries the week of March 2.
- Feedspot recognized Galveston Cruise Reviews as a Top 75 Cruise Blog!
Welcome to the new news format for Galveston Cruise Reviews! Our primary focus remains on providing reviews of the ships sailing from Galveston as well as things to do and places to stay on the island. However, we also want to keep you up to date on all of the latest news. The easiest way to do that is with our new monthly newsletter. We will review all of the news from the previous month and tell you what is coming up. The last month has been particularly busy, and it was highlighted by a huge announcement from Royal Caribbean. An Oasis class ship is coming to Galveston in 2021, and a new pier will be built to support it. The Allure of the Seas will sail regular 7 night itineraries to Roatan, Costa Maya, and Cozumel. There was a lot more, as well.Continue reading “January 2020 Galveston Cruise News”
Royal Caribbean formally announced this week that the Allure of the Seas, an Oasis Class ship, will be sailing from Galveston. Sailings begin November 2021. The Allure is one of the largest ships at sea, and her proportions are truly massive. What should Texas cruisers expect?Continue reading “Allure of the Seas Galveston!”
I reported yesterday that the Port of Galveston was considering the final agreement with Royal Caribbean for Terminal 3. The Port approved that agreement. Today, the Galveston City Council will also vote on the agreement. Specifically, item 12(B) on today’s agenda has the city attorney asking for permission to sign the agreement.Continue reading “Galveston City Council to consider Terminal 3”