About ShipMateMike

Mike is co-founder of the Ship Mate Cruise app, the most popular mobile and desktop technology for the cruise industry.

Cruise Cabin Feature on Ship Mate – Video Tutorial

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Add your Cruise Cabin Our Cruise Cabin feature is one of the most popular in the app. Users love to have their cabin number easily accessible and also to review their stateroom once they’ve sailed. We’re re-releasing this feature on Continue reading Cruise Cabin Feature on Ship Mate – Video Tutorial

Norwegian Ships by Size – Biggest to Smallest Ships [Infographic]

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Below you’ll find all Norwegian Ships by Size, from the smallest that they offer to NCL’s biggest ship. Here at Ship Mate, we see cruise-goers ranging from one end of the spectrum to the other. Many of you like an intimate Continue reading Norwegian Ships by Size – Biggest to Smallest Ships [Infographic]

12 Best Cruise Photos from our Users [October 2016]

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Every day hundreds of cruise photos are uploaded by our amazing Ship Mate Community. Some are spectacular, like those seen below. Others are… umm.. interesting. But, all are appreciated! From these thousands of cruise photos, we find those most upvoted Continue reading 12 Best Cruise Photos from our Users [October 2016]

Carnival Vista Destroys Marina in its Wake [Video]

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The Carnival Vista is the newest addition to the fleet and is already getting into trouble. Often the youngest sibling goes a little crazy, but not to this extent. The Vista destroyed a large part of this marina in Sicily Continue reading Carnival Vista Destroys Marina in its Wake [Video]

What to Pack for a Cruise – 26 Packing Tips & Hacks

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What to Pack for a Cruise 26 Cruise Packing Hacks List We’re often asked what to pack for a cruise and completely understand why it’s a very sought after topic.  Cruise packing happens once every few years for the majority Continue reading What to Pack for a Cruise – 26 Packing Tips & Hacks

U.S. Olympic Basketball Teams choose Cruise Ship over Olympic Village. Here’s a Comparison

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Forget the Olympic Village. The U.S. men’s and women’s Olympic Basketball teams are staying on a cruise ship. And not just any cruise ship, the luxury Silversea ship, the Silver Cloud. Typically, athletes stay in the Olympic Village. It was Continue reading U.S. Olympic Basketball Teams choose Cruise Ship over Olympic Village. Here’s a Comparison