| Apr 1, 2014
| 10:51 AM
While crews continue to search for the missing Malaysia Airlines flight, a global airline trade group reported a steep drop in the number of airline fatalities in 2013, compared to the previous year.
The International Air Transport Assn. reported 210...
| Apr 2, 2014
| 5:28 PM
Amid ongoing controversy over its killer whale shows, SeaWorld Entertainment Inc. reported a 13% drop in attendance for the first three months of the year.
The attendance numbers were included in a notice to the Securities and Exchange Commission that...
| Mar 14, 2014
| 2:22 PM
Today's bloopers column includes an attempt to make amends for a blooper of my own.
I misfiled one of the responses to my Looove Connection inquiry about people's winter romance stories, inadvertently sticking it in my file for Grammar Police and...
| Feb 24, 2014
| 10:00 PM
Many trips to the Amazon tend to be based on very small ships (actually more like large boats). Tofino Expeditions is offering a new twist with a nine-day kayaking exploration of the iconic river system. Accompanied by a naturalist and aboriginal guides,...
| 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....
| 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 11, 2014
| 8:57 AM
This week Oprah Winfrey announced that her OWN network’s first scripted TV movie will be a treatment of the memoir “My Name Is Love: The Darlene Love Story." This is a cherry on the top of a lot of recent good fortune for Love, who will...
| 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.
| May 17, 2014
| 4:29 PM
JaxPort has ensured the cruise industry will be sticking around a while longer with a new agreement reached a decade after Carnival began sailing out of the First Coast.
JaxPort and Carnival Cruise Lines inked a deal to extend service out of the...
| 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...