| 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.
| Dec 26, 2010
Just when you thought cruise lines had done it all — Central Park at sea (on Royal Caribbean's Oasis of the Seas) and Cirque du Soleil afloat (on Norwegian Cruise Line's Norwegian Epic) — here comes Disney with a roller coaster aboard the...
| 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...
| Feb 28, 2010
More brides are going to sea than ever before. Some are even taking along a lot more than the groom.
One New York bride plans on setting sail in May with a contingent of more than 100 guests, according to Norwegian Cruise Line spokeswoman Courtney Recht....
| Jan 27, 2013
Big, bigger, biggest is not what cruising is all about in 2013.
In fact, most of this year's new ships are designed for river cruising, carrying fewer than 200 passengers.
Woodland Hills-based Viking River Cruises leads the way, introducing 10 new...
| Jun 20, 2011
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Princess Cruises announced last week that passengers will no longer be allowed to smoke in staterooms or on balconies, effective for sailings departing after Jan. 15, 2012.
The new smoking policy reflects changing customer preferences and a worldwide...
| Apr 17, 2014
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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
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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
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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
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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...
| Aug 30, 2012
| 1:55 PM
Princess Cruises this week revealed the name for its newest ship to be the Regal Princess.
The announcement came at a ceremony at Fincantieri shipyards in Monfalcone, Italy at the keel laying ceremony for the new vessel due in spring 2014.