| Mar 1, 2012
| 4:34 AM
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...
| Mar 3, 2012
| 11:25 AM
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...
| Dec 3, 2012
| 1:10 PM
If an asteroid is ever on a collision course with Earth, it is feasible that the planet could be saved by firing paintballs at it, according to an MIT graduate student whose detailed plan won this year's prize in a United Nations space council...
| Mar 30, 2010
Like migratory birds, cruise ships regularly shift from one part of the world to another as the seasons shift -- from the Caribbean to Europe or South America or from Alaska or the West Coast to Asia or the South Pacific, for example. These usually...
| 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...
| 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-...
| Nov 9, 2011
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.
| 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....
| 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,...
| Jan 25, 2009
CRUISE LINES SAILING FROM BALTIMORE
American Cruise Lines
American Eagle, American Glory, American Spirit, American Star
Carnival Cruise Lines