| 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 6, 2011
| 7:39 AM
Miami-based Norwegian Cruise Line recently unveiled the new balcony and mini-suite stateroom designs for Project Breakaway, the nick name for the line’s two new next generation ships.
The new 144,017 gross ton ships will each have about 4,000...
| Jul 27, 2011
The new cruise ships slated to set sail in the next few years might not only be bigger, but also more crowded.
That is the new trend forecast by Paul Motter, Cruisemates.com co-founder. "The major lines are still building new ships," he says, "but the...
| Aug 29, 2011
| 11:36 AM
SEATTLE — Big or small? Luxury cruise ship or plucky coastal freight boat?
The choice is yours for cruising around the Pacific Northwest.
Sail away for a night this fall or next spring between Seattle and Vancouver, B.C., on a world-class cruise...
| 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 16, 2011
| 12:11 PM
The new ships from Norwegian Cruise Line will be named Norwegian Breakaway and Norwegian Getaway, the Miami-based company announced Tuesday.
The names were chosen from 230,000 entries submitted to a contest sponsored by the cruise line and USA Today....
| Nov 14, 2011
| 8:16 PM
NEW ORLEANS (Reuters) - Mark and Glenda Dodd of Panama City Beach, Florida, could have booked a Mexico-bound cruise out of Miami, but on Monday they stood among hundreds of other passengers lining up to board the Carnival Cruise Line ship Elation in New...
| Jul 5, 2012
| 3:49 PM
Sixty years ago this week, the world's attention was riveted on one man's dream as the liner United States, designed by William Francis Gibbs, steamed eastward across the Atlantic on its maiden voyage.
Known as "The Big U," the liner sailed from New...
| 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...
| Dec 30, 2010
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...
| Nov 2, 2011
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....