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PASADENA, CALIFORNIA –Have you ever been on a cruise vacation, but didn’t know enough about the port cities you were going to visit, or what would be the best thing to do when you got off the ship? The web’s newest travel site,, has come to your rescue.

Launching today, helps answer the Big Question often asked by cruise passengers: “If I’m only going to be in port for 8 hours, and I may never go back, what should I do when I get there?”

“I’m an inveterate traveler, having visited more than 60 countries,” said Bob Haefliger, founder and CEO of Pasadena-based “Whenever I’ve been on a cruise, I’ve often wished I had more information about the port, and whether or not I should take a shore excursion. We created to give cruisers easily accessible value-added information on the cruise ports that they’ll be visiting and the shore excursions being offered by the cruise lines.” features comprehensive information on cruise ports specifically designed for cruise ship passengers.

The site offers detailed basic information on each cruise port, a short history of the city, maps of the cruise port or region, a comprehensive rundown on every shore excursion offered by the major cruise lines, and on-your-own information that helps guide cruisers in selecting independent activities, discovering regional culinary traditions and choosing dining options. The site also provides shopping tips on the unique things to buy in each port, and where to buy them.

One of the site’s most helpful and unique areas is the Excursions section of each cruise port. currently covers over 400 excursions offered by the cruise lines, sorted by tour type, such as City Tours, Eco-Tours, Motorsports, Cultural Tours, Horseback Riding, Scuba Diving, Beach, Snorkel and Sailing, Watersports, etc. Each excursion is profiled in depth, presenting a comprehensive description of the tour, suggesting what to bring (or what not to bring), how long it takes to get to the start of the activity and how you get there, who should take the tour and additional venue information that, in most cases, provides compelling reasons to sign up for the excursion.

The site also incorporates community-building features, allowing users to comment on and rate the tours and excursions that they have experienced. These features enable cruisers to make better and more informed choices when selecting shore excursions.

The site currently covers the twelve cruise ports on Mexico’s Pacific Coast—Puerto Vallarta, Mazatlán, Cabo San Lucas, Acapulco, Ensenada, La Paz, Loreto, Manzanillo, Huatulco, Ixtapa/Zihuatanejo, Puerto Chiapas and Topolobampo—plus Los Angeles, San Diego and Avalon/Catalina. plans to add additional venues in the near future, including cruise ports in the Caribbean, South and Central America, Hawaii, Alaska and Europe. currently features information on shore excursions offered by Carnival Cruises, Royal Caribbean, Celebrity, Princess Cruises, Holland America, Norwegian Cruise Lines, Regent Cruises and P & O Cruises.

“Taking a cruise can be a fun, relaxing and educational experience,” said Haefliger. “We designed the website for people who want to get the most out of their cruise vacation.”

About, based in Pasadena, California, provides cruise passengers the internet’s most comprehensive information on Mexican Riviera cruise ports and activities in each port. CruisePortInsider, and the CruisePortInsider logo are trademarks of CPI Ventures. Other trademarks mentioned in this press release are the property of their respective owners. Additional information about the Company can be found at


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