| Jul 12, 2012
Cruise lines' private islands, with their aquamarine lagoons, barbecue lunch, live entertainment and activities, usually figure as passengers' favorite port of call on guest feedback forms. Recently, the cruise lines have been adding a greater dimension...
| 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...
| Mar 10, 2011
| 8:31 AM
Carnival Cruise Lines announced Port Canaveral will be getting a third ship joining two Disney Cruise Line and two Royal Caribbean International ships and will begin sailing in November.
The 20-year-old Carnival Ecstasy, currently based in Galveston,...
| 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-...
| Feb 21, 2011
| 9:52 AM
MIAMI — The new Disney Dream has a water ride, the AquaDuck, that propels guests through a clear tube that loops out over the edge of the ship. It has two interactive game floors that parents want to play on. too; a 3-D theater that screens Disney...
| May 20, 2011
| 7:17 AM
Disney Cruise Line's next ship, the Disney Fantasy, is much like a fraternal twin to the Disney Dream -- it shares the same basic structural design but there are some cosmetic differences.
Disney officials revealed many of the new features Thursday,...
| May 19, 2011
| 2:36 PM
The Disney Fantasy will have a new interactive dinner show in the Animator's Palate restaurant, two new theater productions, re-imagined adult nightclubs and its own princess-and-pirate salon.
Animation Magic, the new dinner show, invites passengers to...
| Apr 1, 2011
| 12:22 PM
In the mind of Ridley Pearson, Disney villains have plans to take over the world, "it's a small world" dolls are their henchmen, there's a jail beneath Pirates of the Caribbean and mysteries are solved by kids who turn into holograms after the theme parks...
| Apr 12, 2011
From time to time, Disney Cruise Line will offer a Florida resident discount for sailings to the Bahamas.
The offers come and go, and are usually limited to 50 staterooms per offer, so when they do pop up, you need to be ready.
Check their deal page...
| Apr 26, 2011
Summertime and traveling can be easy -- but for families there are special considerations. Are itineraries and lodgings comfortable? Before we started a family, many of us hiked and backpacked through Europe or Asia, eating on the go and sleeping in...