| 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...
| 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...
| Mar 31, 2014
| 11:08 AM
China could surpass the U.S. as early as next year as the world's biggest spender in business travel, a year sooner than business travel experts had previously forecast.
With China's gross domestic product growing at a slow but steady pace, the world'...
| 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 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...