| May 22, 2014
| 11:20 AM
To meet caps on air emissions, Carnival Corp. has announced plans to spend $400 million to install technology to reduce pollution generated by its cruise ships.
Miami-based Carnival, the world's largest cruise company, announced Thursday that it will...
| May 22, 2014
| 2:43 PM
Carnival Corp. & PLC — the world's largest cruise company — is investing up to $400 million to expand innovative exhaust gas cleaning systems aboard more of its ships aimed at reducing sulfur emissions.
The environmentally-friendly systems...
| May 16, 2012
| 7:13 AM
Miami-based Carnival Corp. & plc and partners broke ground this week on its $65 million Amber Cove Cruise Center in the Dominican Republic ’s Bay of Maimon near Puerto Plata in the country’s North Coast.
The new cruise facility is scheduled...
| Oct 26, 2012
| 7:22 AM
Two more cruises ships are on the horizon with the announcement today by Carnival Corporation for new Holland America Line and Carnival Cruise Lines vessels.
The parent company of the two lines as well as eight other cruise line brands revealed it is...
| Oct 26, 2012
The world's largest cruise ships should expect some company.
Royal Caribbean Cruises announced Thursday that negotiations are underway to order a sister ship to Oasis of the Seas and Allure of the Seas, which each carry 5,400 passengers.
"A year or...
| Jan 27, 2013
More than a year after the Costa Concordia capsized off Italy, one big question still haunts survivor Michelle Barraclough: Why were no clear instructions given during the emergency?
"The crew had no idea what to do," the Australian woman wrote on a...
| Jun 20, 2011
| 7:02 AM
Princess Cruises announced last week that passengers will no longer be allowed to smoke in staterooms or on balconies, effective for sailings departing after Jan. 15, 2012.
The new smoking policy reflects changing customer preferences and a worldwide...
| Feb 22, 2013
| 9:16 AM
Seabourn is selling three of its six ships to Xanterra Parks & Resorts, the Seattle, Wash.-based cruise operator announced recently.
The ships —Seabourn Legend, Seabourn Pride and Seabourn Spirit — will be transferred to Xanterra between...
| Feb 13, 2013
| 3:25 PM
Carnival ups compensation for Triumph passengers
Latest Update on Carnival Triumph February 13, 2013 – 5:45pm EST
Carnival Cruise Lines has announced further compensation for the passengers aboard the Carnival Triumph, currently being towed...
| Sep 12, 2011
| 8:47 AM
When clients ask Miami travel agent Ralph Santisteban what's included in the price of a cruise, he answers: "Before I tell you what is included, let me tell you what's not included, because that list is much smaller."
But as cruise lines diversify...
| Jan 19, 2012
| 5:46 PM
The first quarter of 2012 was supposed to be a sweet spot for passenger cruise lines. Wave season, as it's known, marks a time when cruise companies and travel agents roll out deep discounts on cruise vacations and rack up lots of sales.
But that changed...