| May 28, 2014
| 5:44 AM
The days when people went on a cruise vacation and returned home satisfied with just a tan have long been gone.
Now passengers want more: to learn and accomplish something during their cruise – perhaps learning about local wines or how to...
| Jan 22, 2012
Here's a list of many of the lines that carry passenger traffic, along with a list of their vessels. Ships that are to have maiden voyages this year also are listed; check with the cruise line, though, because dates can change.
AIDA Cruises, (011) 49-...
| Jun 25, 2012
| 6:10 AM
CURAÇAO - There is absolutely nothing wrong with Cozumel or the Bahamas.
But once you've seen them, it's time to branch out.
Cruise lines are experimenting with all kinds of interesting Caribbean itineraries that expose travelers to a broader swath of...
| Jan 23, 2012
"Make your memory your travel bag," Russian novelist Alexander Solshenitzen once recommended. And making memories at sea is easy, particularly on ships that feature special spaces where passengers can not only enjoy the ambiance, but can actually also...
| Dec 30, 2012
| 2:13 PM
CURACAO — There is absolutely nothing wrong with Cozumel or the Bahamas. But once you've seen them, it's time to branch out.
Cruise lines are experimenting with all kinds of interesting Caribbean itineraries that expose travelers to a broader...
| Jan 30, 2013
| 2:37 PM
Miami-based Norwegian Cruise Line will add the popular dance-fitness program Zumba Fitness aboard all its ship beginning this spring, the Miami-based cruise line announced recently.
Norwegian said it will offer a variety of energetic Zumba classes on...
| Aug 29, 2011
| 11:36 AM
SEATTLE — Big or small? Luxury cruise ship or plucky coastal freight boat?
The choice is yours for cruising around the Pacific Northwest.
Sail away for a night this fall or next spring between Seattle and Vancouver, B.C., on a world-class cruise...
| Jan 17, 2012
Often dubbed the "Eighth Wonder Of The World" and selected as one of the "Seven Wonders Of The Modern World," the Panama Canal is a 48-mile long waterway across the Isthmus of Panama linking the Caribbean Sea to the Pacific Ocean. Completed in 1914 by the...
| Nov 7, 2011
| 6:40 AM
Attentive, white-gloved wait staff presenting platters of pastries and finger sandwiches and pouring steaming cups of a variety of teas
Fine china and crisp linens
Music and ocean views
Elegant afternoon tea is a cherished tradition at sea aboard...
| 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...
| Aug 18, 2012
| 7:15 PM
Enough already! Two weeks of unrelenting temps of 90-plus is inhumane. Maybe Mother Nature was inspired by the Olympic Games and was trying to set a new record of consecutive oppressively hot days.
And just to throw in new elements, she sent us...