| Sep 12, 2011
| 8:47 AM
When clients ask Miami travel agent Ralph Santisteban what's included in the price of a cruise, he answers: "Before I tell you what is included, let me tell you what's not included, because that list is much smaller."
But as cruise lines diversify...
| Sep 19, 2011
| 9:49 AM
Located within 500 miles of the Yucatan Peninsula in Mexico and Western Caribbean islands, the Port of Tampa is an ideal departure point for seven-day or shorter cruises to Cozumel, Costa Maya, Roatan, Belize City, Grand Cayman and other Western Caribbean...
| Jul 17, 2012
| 10:30 AM
Some view the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino as enough of a getaway, with gambling, dining, shopping and concerts. But Hard Rock officials apparently aren’t insecure: They’ve set up an incentive that will send visitors away -- on a...
| Feb 28, 2010
More brides are going to sea than ever before. Some are even taking along a lot more than the groom.
One New York bride plans on setting sail in May with a contingent of more than 100 guests, according to Norwegian Cruise Line spokeswoman Courtney Recht....
| Jul 26, 2010
Norwegian Cruise Line's long-anticipated Epic has finally arrived, and it rocks.
Long an industry innovator with a list of firsts that includes the first alternate-dining restaurant at sea and a secluded complex of luxury villas atop the ship, NCL yet...
| Dec 22, 2009
Think family vacation -- on steroids.
Think every kind of food the kids and you could want 24-7 (wine-pairing menus to burgers and fries, chicken noodle soup to gazpacho, healthy smoothies to ice cream sundaes), entertainment ("Hairspray" to synchronized...
| Aug 1, 2010
It was July in the Caribbean, and we were freezing.
Five new friends and I, all of us solo travelers, were in the Ice Bar aboard the Norwegian Cruise Line's Epic, shivering beneath silver ponchos with furry hoods. We had paid $20 each for the privilege...
| Nov 18, 2009
| 9:34 AM
With winter coming, an onslaught of new megavessels brimming with amenities and creative creature comforts again steams toward the Caribbean.
In fact, so spectacular are these new ships that they essentially are destinations unto themselves, boasts...
| Mar 6, 2010
Who says college kids have all the fun? I've spent spring breaks hunting for the perfect sand dollar on a Sanibel Island beach, watching major leaguers at spring training with my little leaguers and exploring the Grand Canyon with a couple of young hikers...
| Aug 1, 2010
BEST WAY TO MIAMI
From LAX to Miami, nonstop service is offered on American, and connecting service (change of planes) is offered on Continental, American, Delta and US Airways. Restricted round-trip fares begin at $368.
Norwegian Cruise Line's Epic...
| Aug 1, 2010
To the solo traveler, the four most annoying words in the English language may be "based on double occupancy."
Although the travel industry prefers to think people travel two by two, solo travelers are not an inconsequential demographic. About 25% of all...