| May 22, 2014
| 2:43 PM
Carnival Corp. & PLC — the world's largest cruise company — is investing up to $400 million to expand innovative exhaust gas cleaning systems aboard more of its ships aimed at reducing sulfur emissions.
The environmentally-friendly systems...
| 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...
| Feb 12, 2014
| 12:07 PM
Princess Cruises offers a 5-night cruise to the eastern Caribbean on the Ruby Princess for as little as $299, based on double occupancy.
The Ruby Princess sails out of Port Everglades in Fort Lauderdale on a 5-night itinerary with a stop at Princess...
| Nov 8, 2013
| 4:44 AM
MIAMI - Just a few years ago, if you wanted to take a short cruise, you didn't have many choices of ships or destinations.
However, the trend now is for people to take shorter vacations of all kinds - by land, sea or air - or to combine a short land...
| 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 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...
| 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.
| Mar 6, 2014
| 10:30 AM
Just a minute!
How many times have you said that to your kids on vacation at a pool or a beach while you finish a call, rummage for the sunscreen or turn around to grab a beach towel.
Most times, thankfully, that minute means nothing. But for some a few...
| Jan 8, 2014
| 10:34 AM
Princess Cruises offers a 7-night southern Caribbean cruise on the Crown Princess for as little as $549, based on double occupancy.
The Crown Princess sails out of Port Everglades in Fort Lauderdale on a 7-night itinerary with stops in Princess Cay in...
| 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...