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  • First steel cut as Carnival Vista construction gets underway

    First steel cut as Carnival Vista construction gets underway
    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...
  • Shorter cruises are growing in popularity

    Shorter cruises are growing in popularity
    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...
  • New ships for the world's oceans on the horizon

    New ships for the world's oceans on the horizon
    Like supermodels sporting the latest on the runways of the world’s oceans, each year a group of new cruise ships debuts. Here are some noteworthy ones being launched in 2013: ·              MSC Cruises – The MSC Preziosa, a 139,400-ton, 3,502-...
  • Norwegian Cruise Line offers up more gee-whiz moments on new Breakaway

    Norwegian Cruise Line offers up more gee-whiz moments on new Breakaway
    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...
  • Cruise lines roll out holiday themes for merry travelers

    Cruise lines roll out holiday themes for merry travelers
    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...
  • Voluntourism opportunities for a rewarding summer

    Voluntourism opportunities for a rewarding summer
    Want to do something to make a difference during your summer vacation? It is easy: try a service vacation. Here are some voluntourism opportunities to consider: ·               Florida Keys – Visitors who want to add an enriching element to their...
  • Nationwide cruise sales event runs through Oct. 27

    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...
  • Cruise lines can do more to reduce environmental footprint, new report says

    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. Some operators...
  • Carnival agrees to cut cruise ship air pollution

    Carnival agrees to cut cruise ship air pollution
    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...
  • Come aboard, Gavin MacLeod's been expecting you

    Come aboard, Gavin MacLeod's been expecting you
      Gavin MacLeod played the beloved Captain of “The Love Boat” in the ‘70s and ‘80s and now the accomplished actor is charting a new course with his recently released book, This Is Your Captain Speaking: My Fantastic Voyage...
  • Costa's Luminosa ship now sailing from Miami

    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...