| 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:
| Nov 14, 2011
| 8:16 PM
NEW ORLEANS (Reuters) - Mark and Glenda Dodd of Panama City Beach, Florida, could have booked a Mexico-bound cruise out of Miami, but on Monday they stood among hundreds of other passengers lining up to board the Carnival Cruise Line ship Elation in New...
| 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...
| Oct 4, 2012
| 8:30 AM
Frank Gehry and Placido Domingo will be lending a hand to the National YoungArts Foundation, a nonprofit group that provides financial assistance and other forms of support to aspiring artists. The organization announced this week that it has acquired the...
| Oct 31, 2012
| 1:26 PM
After Hurricane Sandy forced the cancellation of its planned seven-day Caribbean cruise, the Baltimore-based Carnival Pride has a new offer for travelers.
The ship will sail a two-day cruise on the Chesapeake, departing from the Port of Baltimore on...
| Oct 31, 2012
| 2:05 PM
Hurricane Sandy forced Carnival Cruise Lines to cancel just two of its many ocean voyages this week, including a seven-day trip to the Bahamas on the Carnival Pride that was to depart this past Sunday from the port of Baltimore.
The cruise line is giving...
| 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...
| 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...