| Jun 19, 2012
| 9:29 AM
BARCELONA, Spain - Frank Del Rio won't use the 'L' word to describe his brand-new cruise ship the Riviera - or her almost identical year-old sister, the Marina.
He prefers the term "upper premium" over luxury to describe the experience of a trans-...
| Jan 18, 2013
| 5:56 AM
Cruise ships offer more dining options than ever before, with multiple restaurants offering menus and ambiance to suit various moods and tastes. Here are dining offerings on four ships, in four categories that feature at least half dozen eateries....
| Jan 27, 2013
ISTANBUL, Turkey — As we sat on the Breeza, the open aft deck of the Azamara Quest, we watched the shadow line of the sunset climb the sheer, volcanic cliff above Skala, the tender landing area on the island of Santorini in the southern Aegean.
| Sep 3, 2011
| 8:04 PM
Cruise ship dining once conjured images of gluttons bellying up to the buffet. Now gastronomy trumps gluttony: A more discerning generation of foodies is selecting ships and itineraries based on culinary allure. In response, cruise lines — from...
| Jan 17, 2012
Often dubbed the "Eighth Wonder Of The World" and selected as one of the "Seven Wonders Of The Modern World," the Panama Canal is a 48-mile long waterway across the Isthmus of Panama linking the Caribbean Sea to the Pacific Ocean. Completed in 1914 by the...
| Feb 28, 2011
| 11:27 AM
MIAMI — For all the hoopla about the gourmet food on the Marina, Oceania Cruises' newest ship, one might think it is the house that Jacques built.
Guests can dine on Frog Legs with Parisian Herb Gnocchi in Riesling Sauce and Cassoulet au Confit...
| Feb 1, 2011
| 7:54 AM
Some cruise ships boast they're the world's largest.
Others tout rooms with big bathrooms, walk-in closets and balconies.
Oceania Cruises' new Marina ship claims to be the world's first luxury liner built for epicureans.
Marina offers 10 dining venues,...
| 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 9, 2011
The parade of new cruise ships in Florida keeps going as the Oceania Marina debuted in Miami this week.
The Marina, a 1,250-passenger ship that is nearly double the size of the cruise line's other three ships, arrived at the Port of Miami on Feb. 4,...
| Jan 25, 2009
Once upon a time, I was talked into taking a Windjammer Barefoot Cruise in the Caribbean. Much to my surprise, it included toga parties and nude beaches. It was, shall we say, an epic mismatch. ¶ Not surprisingly, being sure you and your ship are a good...
| Jan 25, 2009
CRUISE LINES SAILING FROM BALTIMORE
American Cruise Lines
American Eagle, American Glory, American Spirit, American Star
Carnival Cruise Lines