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  • Wrecked Italian Liner Will Not Be Moved For Months

    Wrecked Italian Liner Will Not Be Moved For Months
    GIGLIO, Italy (Reuters) - The wreck of the cruise ship Costa Concordia could remain where it lies near the Italian island of Giglio until the end of the year or longer before it can be broken up or salvaged, the official in charge of the recovery...
  • Experts Advise Ending Concordia Underwater Salvage

    Experts Advise Ending Concordia Underwater Salvage
    Technical experts directing the salvage operation aboard the Costa Concordia cruise ship are recommending that the underwater part of the operation be called off because it is becoming too dangerous, Italy's civil protection agency said Tuesday. The head...
  • Disabled Costa cruise ship reaches port

    Disabled Costa cruise ship reaches port
    A disabled Italian cruise ship, the Costa Allegra, reached port in the Seychelles Thursday. The Allegra lost power in the Indian Ocean Monday because of a fire in the engine room. It was carrying 636 passengers and a crew of 413, according to Costa...
  • Victims' Families Want Truth At Italy Shipwreck Hearing

    Victims' Families Want Truth At Italy Shipwreck Hearing
    GROSSETO, Italy (Reuters) - Survivors and relatives of victims of the Costa Concordia shipwreck clamored for truth at a pre-trial hearing in Italy on Saturday, with some still waiting for identification of the remains of their loved ones 1-1/2 months...
  • Costa Cruise November, December savings

    Costa Cruise November, December savings
    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....
  • Senior Travel: Just how much should I tip?

    Senior Travel: Just how much should I tip?
    Carnival Cruise Lines just announced a hike in the standard tipping rate from $10 a day to $11.50 a day, effective December 1. And that announcement raises the question that continues to vex so many travelers -- how much and whom to tip. Tipping has...
  • Costa Cruises: Salvage work on Concordia to begin within days

    Costa Cruises: Salvage work on Concordia to begin within days
    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...
  • Port of Call Spotlight: Cruise Lines' Private Islands

    Port of Call Spotlight: Cruise Lines' Private Islands
    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...
  • Big cruise deals are washing in

    Consumers are drowning in a sea of bad economic news. So are cruise lines. Consumers, though, are under no obligation to spend their money, but ships do have to sail. To fill their ships' berths, cruise lines are floating deals and making offers you...
  • A cruise line directory

    American Canadian Caribbean Line (800) 556-7450 www.accl-smallships.com Ships: Grande Caribe, Grande Mariner, Niagara Prince American Cruise Lines (800) 814-6880 www.americancruiselines.com American Eagle, American Glory, American Spirit,...
  • Cruise passengers: Beware the port-of-call sales spiel

    It used to be routine. Before a passenger ship's arrival at a Caribbean island, the cruise director in a lecture would recommend places to shop, dine or buy souvenirs. For his referrals, an enterprising cruise director might expect to be rewarded with...