| Mar 4, 2014
| 12:20 PM
A Romeoville man died on a cruise ship during a vacation last month, family members confirmed Monday.
John Perricone, 29, was on a Carnival Cruise Lines ship near Cozumel, Mexico, when he fell ill on Feb. 19, according to his father-in-law, Lee Forseth....
| 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 27, 2014
| 8:00 AM
Suddenly Mexico has returned as a hot cruise destination. Disney Cruise Line comes back to the West Coast for Baja cruises from San Diego in fall 2015. Also, Carnival Cruise Lines resumes its seven-day itineraries to Mazatlan starting in October.
| Apr 6, 2014
| 10:00 AM
Under pressure from lawmakers and flight attendants, the Transportation Security Administration backed off last year on a plan to allow knives on commercial planes.
But flight attendants want to make sure that the ban that began after the Sept. 11...
| Oct 22, 2013
Say you get a brochure or postcard from some travel promotion that shows the logos of an industry giant such as American Airlines, Carnival Cruise Lines or Hilton Hotels. You might think that the use of these and similar logos means that the promoter is...
| Nov 8, 2013
| 4:44 AM
MIAMI - Just a few years ago, if you wanted to take a short cruise, you didn't have many choices of ships or destinations.
However, the trend now is for people to take shorter vacations of all kinds - by land, sea or air - or to combine a short land...
| Oct 21, 2013
| 8:23 AM
Thinking of taking a cruise soon? If so, you're in luck, as many cruise operators are now offering discounts and incentives to woo travelers into cabins for holiday cruises or early 2014 sailings.
Starting Sunday, consumers will find bargains aplenty...
| Sep 5, 2013
| 5:08 PM
The world’s largest cruise ship company has agreed to use air pollution control equipment to clean exhaust from the giant diesel engines that power its vessels.
Carnival Corp. will install scrubbers to cut sulfur oxide emissions and filters to...
| Oct 17, 2013
While many cruise lines are adopting more eco-friendly measures and outfitting new and older ships with advanced technology to reduce vessels' environmental footprints, more needs to be done, according to a report released Wednesday.
| Dec 20, 2013
| 11:53 AM
Carnival Cruise Lines is bringing a seventh ship to South Florida ports with the repositioning of the Carnival Splendor to PortMiami in 2014.
The 3,006-passenger vessel will begin seasonal Caribbean cruises Nov. 9, 2014. The addition of the ship will...