| Jan 22, 2013
| 8:48 AM
Miami-based Norwegian Cruise Line has launched its DASH sale on all sailings of three days or longer, fleet-wide, available on bookings made by Friday.
Guests who book any Norwegian cruise vacation by Jan. 25 can receive up to $250 per stateroom to...
| Jan 27, 2013
Here's 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 also are listed; check with the cruise line, though, because dates can change.
| Jan 27, 2013
Big, bigger, biggest is not what cruising is all about in 2013.
In fact, most of this year's new ships are designed for river cruising, carrying fewer than 200 passengers.
Woodland Hills-based Viking River Cruises leads the way, introducing 10 new...
| Dec 12, 2012
| 11:36 AM
Royal Caribbean has yet another ship in its fleet fresh from a face lift after a three-week, $29 million dry dock for the Serenade of the Seas.
The ship was the recipient of the Royal Advantage program, which has already touched seven previous ships in...
| Apr 21, 2013
LAHAINA, Hawaii — "Here, take this one," Elisa said, lifting an orchid lei from her shoulders and draping it on Laurel's. "Aloha."
My wife, Laurel, and I were in the tender queue with Elisa, our "port shopping specialist," at Lahaina on Maui,...
| Apr 21, 2013
If you go
A number of cruise lines journey to Hawaii from the West Coast, October through April:
Princess Cruises, (800) 774-6237, http://www.princess.com, from Los Angeles and San Francisco.
Carnival, (888) 227-6482, http://www.carnival.com, from...
| Oct 18, 2012
| 9:59 AM
Miami-based Norwegian Cruise Line announced Wednesday it has reached an agreement with Meyer-Werft of Germany to build a new cruise ship for delivery in October 2015.
The deal has an option for a second ship for delivery in spring 2017.
The new ship...
| Apr 16, 2013
| 12:34 PM
Spectacular song-and-dance numbers backed by soaring musical scores. Elaborate, encore-worthy set designs. Floors that shift, open and drop. Hundreds of costumes flouncing, floating, shimmering, shaking. Larger than life. Bigger than Broadway. If you're...
| Mar 12, 2013
| 4:34 PM
The first GRAMMY Experience at sea will set sail on Norwegian Getaway in fall 2014, courtesy of a new partnership with The Recording Academy, Norwegian Cruise Line announced Tuesday.
As part of the deal, the Miami-based cruise line has also been named...
| Nov 2, 2011
| 9:37 PM
Cruise ship deaths: Autopsies results are back on the deaths of two people aboard an NCL cruise ship. Although no foul play is found, mayhem can and does happen aboard ship, and when deaths do occur, there's a morgue ready and waiting....
| Dec 30, 2010
| 4:36 PM
CBS is slotting the "Undercover Boss" with Norwegian Cruise Line CEO Kevin Sheehan for this weekend. Why give Sheehan the 9 p.m. Sunday slot on the day after New Year's Day on a holiday weekend? It may be because he's the first bigwig on the show to...