| Jan 22, 2012
Here is some information from Cruise Lines International Assn. members that offer world or "grand cruises." A few lines based in other countries also offer similar voyages. Most 2012 world cruises started in January, but there may be availability on...
| Oct 10, 2011
| 11:11 AM
Costa Cruises is making it easier for travelers to live "La Dolce Vita" with lead-in fares starting at $399 per person on seven-night eastern and western Mediterranean sailings.
The special rates are available on select cruises in November and December....
| May 18, 2012
| 8:07 AM
Updated at 10:42 a.m.
Pompano Beach-based Titan Salvage in partnership with its Italian partner Micoperi outlined plans for the salvage and removal of the capsized Costa Concordia ship at a press conference in Italy Friday.
The Costa Cruises cruise...
| Jun 11, 2012
| 10:07 AM
Environmental emergency training connected to the Costa Concordia wreck is underway on the Tuscan island of Giglio, according to a recent tweet from @SjaakSeen.
According to @SjaakSeen’s Twitter profile, he’s a United Nations Disaster...
| Jun 15, 2012
| 9:21 AM
Work on salvaging the crippled Costa Concordia cruise ship is now underway some five months after it capsized off the coast of Italy, killing 32, a spokesperson for the ship’s operators confirmed Thursday.
Spearheading the project is Pompano Beach-...
| Jun 16, 2012
| 3:38 PM
Work to upright the crippled Costa Concordia cruise ship has started five months after it capsized off the coast of Italy killing 32, a Costa Cruises spokesperson said Thursday.
In an e-mail statement Costa's Head of Corporate Communications Cristiano De...
| 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 23, 2011
Pondering a cruise? There's an app for that. In fact, you'll find several you can use for planning, booking and enjoying cruises. Unless otherwise noted, all apps work on the iPhone, iPod touch and iPad (a few may also offer a specially designed version...
| Jan 23, 2011
Here is 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 are also listed; check with the cruise line, though, because dates can change.
AIDA Cruises, (011) 49-...
| Jun 28, 2010
It was an idea pioneered by NCL several decades ago: offer cruise passengers a beach day on a private island (Great Stirrup Cay in the Bahamas' Berry Islands). The idea took hold and now a number of cruise lines (Costa, Disney, Holland America, Princess...
| Feb 8, 2009
Vacationers who hit the high seas in 2009 will find a treasure-trove of bargains - and that's not all. At least 14 new ships, including the world's biggest behemoth and two intimate luxury vessels, plus innovative facilities and more U.S. departures,...