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Q: What is Cruising Authority?

A: A multi-media platform that’s focused on the cruise industry. There are podcasts, written reviews, videos, and articles about many cruise ships and itineraries throughout Cruising Authority.

Q: Is Cruising Authority a travel agency?

A: No, Cruising Authority is Not a travel agency, however; we have developed relationships with some of the top cruise retail agencies in the country and can offer referrals.

Q: Is Cruising Authority truly an authority on the cruise industry?

A: Host of Cruising Authority, Barry Vaudrin, has been on over three hundred cruises around the world, he has worked on six different ships with four different cruise lines, he owned a cruise retail agency for many years and sold thousands of cruises, he also has been working as a Cruise Journalist since 2007.  Barry’s 30 years of working with the cruise industry is the experience that provides the “authority” in Cruising Authority.

Q: I have an idea for a Cruising Authority podcast interview or written review, how can I present my idea?

A: Contact us directly at [email protected]

Q: Is there a list of future podcasts or videos?

A: Keep visiting Cruising Authority at and watch for announcements.