| Feb 11, 2014
| 1:39 PM
When it left its new home port of Miami Feb. 8 for the eastern Caribbean, the Norwegian Getaway set to sea as the newest and most technologically advanced ship in Norwegian Cruise Lines.
With 18 decks, it also is the largest cruise ship to dock in Miami...
| Oct 18, 2013
| 5:28 AM
What happens when you rediscover your fear of heights while standing on a six-inch-wide beam jutting 180 feet over the open ocean?
You walk the six or so paces to the end and smile, wind-whipped and terrified, for the camera. And then, of course, you...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
Debra Weissman can't get to Seattle because of a hurricane. Her cruise line will only offer a 75 percent credit toward a future sailing, even though she bought insurance. Is that enough?
Q: We booked a cruise to Alaska on Norwegian Cruise Line last...
| Sep 5, 2013
| 5:08 PM
The world’s largest cruise ship company has agreed to use air pollution control equipment to clean exhaust from the giant diesel engines that power its vessels.
Carnival Corp. will install scrubbers to cut sulfur oxide emissions and filters to...
| Nov 14, 2013
| 5:18 PM
You probably aren't entitled to much flexibility from a cruise line if you cancel a trip several days before the ship sails.
Unless, that is, you or a loved one has just been diagnosed with cancer, in which case you'd think a cruise line or any business...
| Oct 18, 2013
| 2:26 PM
It is hard to miss the Breakaway when she's docked at Port Canaveral.
It's a striking view the first time you see the behemoth ship, towering 18 decks above the horizon of the surrounding marinas and fishing charters at the Port. At 1,063 feet long --...
| Oct 21, 2013
| 8:23 AM
Thinking of taking a cruise soon? If so, you're in luck, as many cruise operators are now offering discounts and incentives to woo travelers into cabins for holiday cruises or early 2014 sailings.
Starting Sunday, consumers will find bargains aplenty...
| Feb 7, 2014
| 4:43 PM
The newest ship on the seas is made its Miami debut as the Norwegian Getaway had a gala event at PortMiami featuring Pitbull and the ship's godmothers, the Miami Dolphins Cheerleaders.
"She's running like a well-oiled machine," said Norwegian Cruise...
| Jan 16, 2014
| 9:19 AM
Private equity firm Apollo Global Management has agreed to purchase the Chuck E. Cheese's restaurant chain for $1.3 billion in cash and assumed debt, Apollo said in a news release.
An affiliate of Apollo will pay $54 a share to acquire the pizza chain's...
| Nov 27, 2013
| 10:23 AM
Norwegian Cruise Line offers a 9-night Canary Islands cruise on the Norwegian Spirit for as little as $529, based on double occupancy.
The Norwegian Spirit sails a round-trip itinerary from Barcelona, Spain with stops Casablanca, Santa Cruz de Tenerife,...
| Oct 17, 2013
While many cruise lines are adopting more eco-friendly measures and outfitting new and older ships with advanced technology to reduce vessels' environmental footprints, more needs to be done, according to a report released Wednesday.