| Feb 27, 2012
| 8:51 AM
When Disney's newest cruise ship, the Fantasy, sails into New York Harbor on Tuesday, it will bear a strong resemblance to the Dream, its twin that debuted more than a year ago.
Although the two vessels share a common blueprint, the Fantasy has fresh...
| Mar 3, 2012
| 11:25 AM
GROSSETO, Italy (Reuters) - Survivors and relatives of victims of the Costa Concordia shipwreck clamored for truth at a pre-trial hearing in Italy on Saturday, with some still waiting for identification of the remains of their loved ones 1-1/2 months...
| 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...
| Oct 27, 2011
| 12:26 PM
The next ship in the Princess Cruises fleet is set to take shape after its keel-laying ceremony last week.
The new Royal Princess cruise ship had its 500-ton keel moved into position by a computerized crane in the building dock at the Fincantieri...
| Aug 23, 2007
| 1:17 PM
The remnants of Hurricane Dean dumped heavy rain across central Mexico on Thursday, drenching mudslide-prone mountains as it pushed inland after slamming into the Gulf Coast as a Category 2 storm and killing four people.
Neighbors banded together to...
| Sep 11, 2008
Caribbean tourism officials are working overtime to reassure reluctant travelers that plenty of sun-soaked islands were untouched by a recent spate of deadly tropical cyclones.
Potential visitors may assume the entire region was ravaged by four storms...
| Oct 14, 2008
What is arguably the world's best known passenger ship, the 41-year-old Queen Elizabeth 2, is leaving America for good this week and will sail into history books next month.
A pipe and drum corps, flotilla of pleasure craft and other fanfare in New...
| Jun 22, 2008
WITH gas prices approaching $5 a gallon, the open road looks less inviting than ever. But even vacationers who fly, cruise or take transit will find it tough to escape the tsunami of high oil prices surging through the travel industry.
| Jan 20, 2008
Aboard The Queen Victoria
"Welcome to my office," Capt. Paul Wright said as he opened the security door to the bridge of the Queen Victoria. Through the expanse of windows, the ocean seemed endless, glimmering in the sun.
It was, as it turned out, the...
| Nov 11, 2009
| 4:26 PM
Knowing it was going to be a challenging year on the business side, the Miami Heat has made upgrades at AmericanAirlines Arena to increase sponsor and advertising opportunities. The team???s new MediaMesh ??? the giant LED marquee on the front......
| Mar 23, 2010
| 4:34 PM
Here's your tip-o-the-hat Tuesday roundup of consumer news from around the Web: --When the going gets tough, the tough go cruising. At least that's the word from our friends at Carnival Corp., the world's largest cruise-ship operator. The company says.......