| May 18, 2012
| 9:36 AM
ROME, Italy -- Salvage experts outlined their plan Friday to raise the wrecked Costa Concordia cruise liner from the sea floor off Italy in one piece and tow it from the disaster site.
The complicated operation is expected to start in the next few days...
| Jan 16, 2012
| 7:52 AM
Tres parejas del sur de Florida dicen que tuvieron la suerte de salir vivos después de nadar montados en botes salva vidas luego de que el crucero italiano terminara completamente ladeado tras chocar contra rocas cerca a la isla de Gliglio.
| Jan 15, 2012
| 2:45 PM
A helicopter on Sunday airlifted a third survivor from the capsized hulk of a luxury cruise ship 36 hours after it ran aground off the Italian coast, as prosecutors said they were investigating the captain for manslaughter charges and accused him of...
| 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...
| 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....
| 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.
| 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
| Jan 6, 2009
| 2:18 PM
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...
| Jun 15, 2008
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...