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Many celebrities are repeat offenders on the Tom Joyner Fantastic Voyage — meaning they return year after year to immerse themselves in the same activities and events as the rest of the cruisers. They end up having such a good time that many of them, including comedienne and actress Kim Whitley, bring their relatives (Whitley…

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As Jamie Foxx prepares to burn up the stage on the deck of the Tom Joyner Fantastic Voyage’s opening night — setting the table for his superstar musical brethren to shine during the weeklong excursion through the Caribbean Sea — we take a quick look back at the best photos and activities of the TJFV…

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The celebrity performance lineup for the Tom Joyner Fantastic Voyage Cruise 2013 is wickedly good and is the perfect marriage of new millennium music mixed with old-school sensibilities. When you have Gen-X and Gen-Y superstars Jamie Foxx, Snoop Dogg and Ludacris on one hand, and also have legends of the Baby Boom era like Frankie…

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When you book a cabin on the Tom Joyner Fantastic Voyage, also called the “Tom Joyner Cruise,” you have signed up for one of the funnest and most invigorating weeks of your life. First timers have no idea what they’re getting themselves into. Those who have been on the cruise more than once (and some…

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About 3,000 vacation partiers are making their last preparations to board the Tom Joyner Fantastic Voyage 2013, a 1,000-foot vast cruise vessel that will set sail to Nassau, Bahamas and San Juan, Puerto Rico and a private island beginning from the Miami port on April 7, 2013. With an endless supply of entertainment and games…

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NASSAU, Bahamas — This is an island city of considerable beauty and wealth, and when the Tom Joyner Fantastic Voyage steamrolled into Paradise Island, many were awestruck by its man-made and natural magnificence. From it’s world-class hotels, grandiose resorts, aquamarine golf course, translucent waters and captivating skyline, first-time cruisers to this Caribbean country were simply spellbound.…

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The Tom Joyner Fantastic Voyage is much more than a vacation vessel for the 3,000-plus cruisers. It also a weeklong a bastion of positivity that enables black women to revel in who they are, including feeling comfortable with their full-figured body types. Tom Joyner took pains to provide ample opportunities for cruisers to get their…

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NASSAU, Bahamas— When the Tom Joyner Fantastic Voyage touched down at Paradise Island, most first-timers were awestruck by its natural and manmade beauty. Undoubtedly one of the prettiest and most spectacular island cities in the Western Hemisphere. The Bahamas is a rich culture featuring Arawak Indians, Spanish invaders, pirates, British Colonialists and West Africans. It’s hard…

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NASSAU, Bahamas – The Tom Joyner Fantastic Voyage is the place where the insane and ridiculous is celebrated, exalted and encapsulated for posterity. Even cultural anthropologists have a difficult time explaining eloquently how the decade of the 70s came to be — and why urbanites return to it again and again like an ex-fling. And…

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Without question, one of the sexiest things that a woman can put on is a sundress. It is simplistic, sultry, sensual and sophisticated all in one. And on the Tom Joyner Fanstastic Voyage 2012, they were in abundance, thank goodness. Take a look at a few of the sexiest sundresses unveiled on the cruise. –terry…

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The Tom Joyner Fantastic Voyage has an opulent oasis in the middle of the Caribbean Sea with an overflow of women in swimming suits. We have taken the time to show you some of the delightful damsels decorating the deck of this party ship that’s percolating with foxes in their skimpiest best. — terry shropshire…

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OCHO RIOS, Jamaica – The Tom Joyner Fantastic Voyage roared ashore this Caribbean island nation just south of Cuba, and it is clearly evident that from whatever angle you approach this country, it is liberally sprinkled with upscale hotels and resort communities along its outer rim. Tom Joyner cruisers wasted no time emptying the ship…

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After sunbathing and frolicking in the pool in the 95-degree heat in the Caribbean Sea, passengers on the Tom Joyner Fantastic Voyage dashed to their cabins and donned their duds and studs for Formal Night. This is the evening when the brothers break out the bow ties, the ladies drape themselves in expensive evening gowns,…

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Everyone I’ve talked to while rolling on the Tom Joyner Fantastic Voyage calls the cruise the absolute, can’t miss, crème de la crème of African American experiences. They almost plead with listeners to add this cruise to their life’s bucket list — along with things like going to Africa or starting your own business —…

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