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20 cruise ships with top sanitary inspection scores for your next pleasant ocean journey

Twenty cruise ships have received perfect scores during their most recent sanitation inspection from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Most cruise ships are pretty clean, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), which inspects ships to make sure they maintain proper sanitation.

Of the more than 200 active cruise ships the CDC has inspected, most received a passing grade: at least an 86 on a 100-point sanitation score. A handful received a 100 on their most recent inspection, indicating a level of cleanliness that would be difficult to top.

Source: The 20 cleanest cruise ships

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World’s most beautiful cruise destinations

Travellers have been snapping, sharing and tagging all over the world, so here are the prettiest places for cruising according to Instagram.

Social media is an incredibly influential tool for travellers these days, and a vast majority of us use the likes of Facebook, Instagram and Twitter to share our experiences and holiday snaps.

Source: Revealed: the world’s prettiest cruise destinations

The best hidden gems to see on an Asia cruise

Asia was made for exploring by water where ships (and boats) can seek out tucked-away hideaways that open a window to awe-inspiring landscapes and rustic communities bursting with local culture.

Follow in the trail of spice traders through these tropical waters along untouched coastlines and deserted islands where the shimmering cobalt sea and bountiful marine life promise to turn cruises through this region into unforgettable adventures.

Source: The best hidden gems to see on an Asia cruise

Win a place for four people on a Game of Thrones-themed Croatian cruise

A new seven-day Game of Thrones-themed cruise will explore the popular HBO series’s filming locations in Croatia, and a lucky competition-winner win a free place for themselves and three friends. A new one-time-only Game of Thrones-themed cruise will explore the popular HBO series’s filming locations in Croatia.

Source: Win a place for four people on a Game of Thrones-themed Croatian cruise

The amazing islands you can only visit on a cruise

If you’re not Sir Richard Branson, then a private paradise island might be out of your reach – unless you’re happy to share it with other passengers on a sunshine voyage. Cruise lines, including Sir Richard’s own Virgin Voyages, are snapping up and redeveloping sites around the Caribbean and other parts of the world to ensure their guests can enjoy a day as a very well-pampered Robinson Crusoe.

Here we take a look at the existing island resorts and what’s in the pipeline…

Source: The amazing islands you can only visit on a cruise

Cruise Ships Building the Best of Both Worlds at Sea

Mega-ships are now offering a ship within a ship to please all guests.

Cruise ships today contain everything from ice-rinks and race tracks to indoor malls and water parks. In order to contain all those activities and the people who want to partake in those experiences, the ships have grown.

Source: Cruise Ships Building the Best of Both Worlds at Sea