| 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...
| Jan 31, 2014
| 12:43 PM
It seems strange to celebrate the return of a ship that hasn't left yet, but that's what the recent announcement that the Carnival Pride will be sailing out of Baltimore beginning in March of 2015 amounts to. Last summer, Carnival Cruise Lines announced...
| Dec 17, 2013
| 4:37 PM
South Floridians now have a new option for experiencing Costa Cruises unique brand of Italian-style cruising.
Earlier this month, the Genoa, Italy-based cruise line deployed its 2,260-passenger Costa Luminosa cruise ship to South Florida, making it...
| 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...
| May 9, 2013
| 7:12 AM
A couple aboard a Carnival Cruise Lines cruise ship have gone overboard in waters off Australia, and are missing, the Miami-based cruise line confirmed in a statement Thursday.
The Carnival Spirit returned to port in Sydney earlier in the day without...
| Feb 8, 2013
| 7:10 AM
Carnival Cruise Lines set a one-week reservations record with 187,283 gross guest bookings made Jan. 28-Feb. 3, the Miami-based cruise operator announced Wednesday.
The cruise line said bookings were at high levels during the period across its 24-ship...
| Sep 12, 2013
| 7:18 AM
Miami-based Carnival Cruise Lines announced Thursday a new vacation guarantee for cruisers traveling aboard its ships, which it called “groundbreaking.”
The “Great Vacation Guarantee” offers passengers booked on a Carnival cruise...