| Dec 17, 2013
| 4:37 PM
South Floridians now have a new option for experiencing Costa Cruises unique brand of Italian-style cruising.
Earlier this month, the Genoa, Italy-based cruise line deployed its 2,260-passenger Costa Luminosa cruise ship to South Florida, making it...
| Oct 9, 2013
| 9:19 AM
Arguably, it's the most wonderful time of the year to take a cruise: the holiday season. Ships are decorated to the nines (so you don’t have to struggle with tangled up knots of Christmas lights), festive feasts are prepared and served (so you can...
| 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...
| 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.
| 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...
| Oct 22, 2013
| 9:00 AM
Whimsic Alley calls itself "a shopping haven for wizards of distinction," catering to "Harry Potter" fans with merchandise that includes wands, books, neckties and sweater vests for those looking to re-create the boy wizard's look.
It even has a...
| Nov 3, 2013
When a captain talks, people listen. Even if it's just a TV show ship captain.
Gavin MacLeod, who played Capt. Merrill Stubing on "The Love Boat," now cruises through life as an ambassador for Princess Cruises. Last weekend, he was at Port Everglades in...
| 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...
| May 28, 2014
| 5:44 AM
The days when people went on a cruise vacation and returned home satisfied with just a tan have long been gone.
Now passengers want more: to learn and accomplish something during their cruise – perhaps learning about local wines or how to...
| May 28, 2014
| 8:50 AM
And now we wait. Princess Cruises debuted its newest ship, the Regal Princess, last week with its first sailing out of Venice to begin a summer of cruising in the Mediterranean.
"We’re absolutely delighted to welcome another addition to the...
| May 22, 2014
| 11:20 AM
To meet caps on air emissions, Carnival Corp. has announced plans to spend $400 million to install technology to reduce pollution generated by its cruise ships.
Miami-based Carnival, the world's largest cruise company, announced Thursday that it will...