| 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...
| May 5, 2014
| 10:00 AM
With spring in full swing, and June, the traditional month for weddings just around the corner, many brides and grooms-to-be are busy planning honeymoon trips.
Here are some ideas to consider for wedding trips -– both land and sea programs —...
| Apr 9, 2014
| 6:00 AM
The cruise industry has suffered a series of calamities over the last two years or so that have continued to sink its already plummeting image.
The bad publicity continued Tuesday when Princess Cruises announced that 37 people had fallen ill on a cruise...
| Feb 26, 2014
| 10:04 AM
Carnival's got another bundle of joy in the oven. This one will be No. 25.
The first steel for the Carnival Vista was cut last week at Fincantieri shipyard in Monfalcone, Italy, for the vessel that's due in 2016. It will be the first new ship from...
| 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...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
Shannon Tait's mother is terminally ill and will miss that Alaska cruise with her sister. Can she get a refund from Princess? Read the surprising answer.
Q: I am currently sitting on a deck overlooking a park at a hospice facility while my mother lies in...
| 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 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 9, 2013
| 11:36 AM
Princess Cruises offers a 10-night Panama Canal cruise with five southern Caribbean stops on the Island Princess for as little as $499, based on double occupancy.
The Island Princess sails out of Port Everglades in Fort Lauderdale on a 10-night itinerary...
| 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...
| Dec 11, 2013
| 11:41 AM
Princess Cruises offers an 11-night Panama Canal cruise with five southern Caribbean stops on the Coral Princess for as little as $699, based on double occupancy.
The Coral Princess sails out of Port Everglades in Fort Lauderdale on an 11-night itinerary...