| Mar 25, 2014
| 10:09 AM
Stocks were mixed Tuesday morning despite a better-than-expected consumer confidence report and some positive earnings news.
At 9:35 a.m. PDT, the broad S&P 500 index was ahead 0.1%, the Dow was up 0.3% and the Nasdaq was down 0.2%.
| Mar 25, 2014
| 10:55 AM
Carnival Corp., the world's largest cruise line company, reported a $15-million net loss for the three months that ended Feb. 28 as it continues to rebound from several cruise catastrophes.
The Miami-based company that controls nearly 50% of the market...
| Apr 4, 2014
| 3:05 PM
Cruise ship innovation, travel agent relationships and understanding consumers' vacation needs will be critical to the cruise industry's success in the next decade, CEOs of the world's leading cruise operators said Friday.
Finding ways to attract new...
| Feb 7, 2014
| 3:26 PM
When Carnival Cruise Lines decided to leave Baltimore last summer, saying the port had become too expensive because of environmental regulations, it was with substantial regret.
The world's largest cruise line regularly filled its Carnival Pride cruise...
| Feb 26, 2014
| 10:04 AM
Carnival's got another bundle of joy in the oven. This one will be No. 25.
The first steel for the Carnival Vista was cut last week at Fincantieri shipyard in Monfalcone, Italy, for the vessel that's due in 2016. It will be the first new ship from...
| Mar 7, 2014
| 10:05 AM
There's more than 7 billion people in the world, but only 1,645 billionaires. Of that total, there's 37 who call Florida home.
For those keeping score at home those 37 people are roughly one half of one percent of one percent of one percent of one...
| Mar 11, 2014
| 4:22 PM
It wasn't the millions of passengers or the billions of dollars of revenue that cruise industry leaders wanted to talk about Tuesday at Cruise Shipping Miami, the world's largest cruise industry convention.
Their primary target? That vacationer who...
| Sep 5, 2013
| 12:07 PM
The world's largest cruise ship company will adopt technology from power plants and automobiles to reduce air pollution from the massive diesel engines powering its ships.
In a tentative agreement reached Thursday with the Environmental Protection...
| Dec 17, 2013
| 4:37 PM
South Floridians now have a new option for experiencing Costa Cruises unique brand of Italian-style cruising.
Earlier this month, the Genoa, Italy-based cruise line deployed its 2,260-passenger Costa Luminosa cruise ship to South Florida, making it...
| Sep 5, 2013
Federal regulators have reached a tentative deal with Carnival Corp. on a plan to reduce air pollution from nearly a third of its cruise ships, but the accord comes too late to reverse at least a temporary loss of lucrative cruise business for Baltimore....
| Sep 15, 2013
Spearheaded by a team from Titan Salvage in Pompano Beach, the epic feat to upright the Costa Concordia cruise ship laying semi-submerged off the coast of Italy is expected to take place Monday.
Project engineers are expected to begin the...