| May 16, 2012
Bob Durn of Allentown seemed to have a good argument when he sought the Watchdog's help in a dispute with his travel insurance. He'd missed a cruise that left New York as the city was shutting down for Hurricane Irene......
| Jan 22, 2012
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.
AIDA Cruises, (011) 49-...
| Jan 30, 2015
| 3:00 PM
Look at enough websites and brochures, and cruise ships tend to become a blur of happy people at sea, dining and playing. But the reality is that cruising brings together several travel experiences — sightseeing usually in multiple destinations,...
| Mar 16, 2011
| 10:24 AM
As the heads of the cruise industry meet in Miami this week, details about the newest Princess Cruises ship were revealed including the name.
Construction on the Royal Princess has just begun, with the first steel plate cut at the Fincantieri shipyards...
| Feb 28, 2011
| 11:51 AM
When Lupe King stepped aboard Cunard's newly minted Queen Elizabeth in New York for its maiden world voyage in January, not only was it the beginning of the ship's global service but also King's first day of retirement.
We should all be so lucky.
| May 18, 2011
| 9:54 AM
MIAMI — We've got boat rides. We've got paddlewheelers and pirate ships, air boats and catamarans. Speedboats, glass-bottom boats, schooners, yachts and purpose-built tour boats.
We've got fast rides, slow rides and hop-on, hop-off boat tours...
| Nov 4, 2011
| 6:19 AM
Using credit cards abroad to balance the risk of carrying cash is a popular strategy. It isn't an issue-free solution however, so having a few travel tricks up your sleeve is a good idea. Consider these spending tips for international credit card use...
| Apr 17, 2014
| 6:25 PM
Cruise operator Royal Caribbean International has changed its plans: Port Everglades will not get the exciting new class of cruise ship it had expected.
Royal Caribbean announced the changes late Wednesday, a move to take advantage of...
| Oct 26, 2012
| 7:22 AM
Two more cruises ships are on the horizon with the announcement today by Carnival Corporation for new Holland America Line and Carnival Cruise Lines vessels.
The parent company of the two lines as well as eight other cruise line brands revealed it is...
| Nov 11, 2013
| 2:06 PM
As the 2013-14 peak cruise season heats up, several newly built ships will be sailing from South Florida ports, including the 3,600-passenger Royal Princess, which made its U.S. debut at Port Everglades last month.
In 2014, nearly 4 million passengers...
| Oct 26, 2013
| 7:00 AM
Princess Cruises' newest ship, Royal Princess will make its debut at Port Everglades Sunday at terminal 2, after launching in Europe in June.
The 3,600-passenger cruise ship will depart later that day at 3 p.m. on a 2-night preview cruise-to-nowhere with...