| 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...
| Apr 9, 2013
Broward County tourism officials are betting on 13 to be a lucky number this year.
With hotel occupancy trending up, the successful launch of a winter campaign and summer promotions now underway, local tourism officials are predicting another bumper...
| Apr 21, 2013
If you go
A number of cruise lines journey to Hawaii from the West Coast, October through April:
Princess Cruises, (800) 774-6237, http://www.princess.com, from Los Angeles and San Francisco.
Carnival, (888) 227-6482, http://www.carnival.com, from...
| Apr 18, 2013
Carnival Cruise Lines plans to spend more than $300 million to improve emergency power, fire-safety technology and operating backup systems across its 24-ship fleet.
The move announced Wednesday follows a series of high-profile incidents involving its...
| Nov 14, 2013
| 12:18 PM
The U.S. Coast Guard is searching for a female cruise ship passenger who is believed to have gone overboard about 750 miles off the coast of Hawaii.
The woman, who is believed to be a 54-year-old American, was reported missing from a Princess Cruises...
| Nov 14, 2013
| 1:21 PM
A cruise-ship passenger who went overboard off the coast of Hawaii did so intentionally, according to the cruise line.
Julie Benson, a spokeswoman for Princess Cruises, said witnesses told officials that the 54-year-old California woman jumped off the...
| Nov 25, 2013
| 10:26 AM
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...
| May 13, 2013
| 9:50 AM
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-...
| Oct 9, 2013
| 9:19 AM
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...
| 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 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.