| Aug 23, 2011
| 6:23 AM
If you had Caribbean dreams in your travel plans for this week, they’re fading rapidly into reality with the arrival of Hurricane Irene, a powerful storm that has targeted Puerto RIco, the Dominican Republic, the Bahamas and potentially the entire...
| Aug 25, 2011
| 3:37 PM
The Carnival Pride cruise ship will arrive back at the Port of Baltimore on Saturday, a day earlier than scheduled, in an effort to avoid Hurricane Irene.
Passengers will begin debarkation from the ship at 7 a.m. Afterwards, the cruise ship will be...
| Aug 29, 2011
Established in 1963 in northeast Florida, the Jacksonville Port Authority, also called JAXPORT, serves as homeport for Carnival Cruise Line's Carnival Fascination. This 2,052-passenger ship, which recently received a multi-million dollar renovation,...
| Sep 1, 2011
| 12:22 PM
It's an island that measures only 21 square miles, about the size of Manhattan.
But instead of skyscrapers packed in like sardines, imagine miles and miles of sparkling cerulean water and pink-glittered sand.
Replace the honking yellow cabs with...
| Sep 1, 2011
Bermuda is in the Atlantic Ocean, about 650 miles east of North Carolina. Although the island is only 21 square miles, it has nine parishes and about 75 miles of coastline.
From Baltimore, travelers can visit Bermuda by plane or cruise...
| 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...
| Jan 17, 2012
| 2:22 PM
Our neighbor refuses to cruise.
It's all about eating, getting fat and being trapped at sea with lots of strangers, she says.
Not necessarily so, though you can chow down if you wish. But beyond that, it can be a feast for the soul too. Theme cruises...
| 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...
| Sep 19, 2011
| 9:49 AM
Located within 500 miles of the Yucatan Peninsula in Mexico and Western Caribbean islands, the Port of Tampa is an ideal departure point for seven-day or shorter cruises to Cozumel, Costa Maya, Roatan, Belize City, Grand Cayman and other Western Caribbean...
| Sep 20, 2011
| 10:00 AM
The latest ship from Carnival Cruise Line, the Carnival Breeze, got its first taste of water last Friday, launching at the Fincantieri shipyard in Monfalcone, Italy.
The Breeze, a sister ship to the Carnial Dream and Carnival Magic, is set to debut in...
| Oct 26, 2011
| 7:29 AM
Carnival Liberty, the first ship to undergo dining and entertainment upgrades as part of a $500 million Carnival Cruise Lines' Fun Ship 2.0 initiative, returned to service last weekend.
According to Carnival, the ship's new features include: