| Nov 4, 2012
| 12:56 PM
Families looking for a cheap getaway, friends looking to do a little duty-free shopping and couples celebrating over some drinks and gambling returned Sunday morning from a two-night stay on the Chesapeake Bay, after embarking on a Carnival Cruise Line...
| Dec 5, 2012
| 10:35 AM
Kathie Lee Gifford made a lot of money in the '80s as the spokeswoman for Carnival Cruise Lines, singing the lyrics "In the morning, in the evening, ain't we got fun?" on TV commercials.
But Gifford's well-honed promotional skills proved ineffective for...
| Dec 24, 2012
| 3:21 PM
Planning to cruise during the holiday season?
Well, holiday decorations will be hitting the high-seas as several cruise lines are transforming their ships into winter wonderlands to welcome guests sailing during the festive season.
Among the lines...
| 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...
| Apr 9, 2013
Broward County tourism officials are betting on 13 to be a lucky number this year.
With hotel occupancy trending up, the successful launch of a winter campaign and summer promotions now underway, local tourism officials are predicting another bumper...
| Apr 18, 2013
Carnival Cruise Lines plans to spend more than $300 million to improve emergency power, fire-safety technology and operating backup systems across its 24-ship fleet.
The move announced Wednesday follows a series of high-profile incidents involving its...
| Jan 6, 2013
| 10:58 AM
Almost a year ago, on Jan. 13, 2012, the Costa Concordia cruise ship run aground in the dark of night in waters off the Tuscan island of Giglio, Italy. On board were more than 4,200 passengers and crew.
Within less than an hour of striking submerged...
| Jan 20, 2013
| 11:30 AM
On an ocean cruise, every port is an invitation to adventure – a whirlwind romance with a new destination that just might turn out to be your favorite place on earth. But not all stops are created equal. Some cruise ports can make an amazing first...