| 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 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 22, 2013
| 9:00 AM
Whimsic Alley calls itself "a shopping haven for wizards of distinction," catering to "Harry Potter" fans with merchandise that includes wands, books, neckties and sweater vests for those looking to re-create the boy wizard's look.
It even has a...
| Nov 3, 2013
When a captain talks, people listen. Even if it's just a TV show ship captain.
Gavin MacLeod, who played Capt. Merrill Stubing on "The Love Boat," now cruises through life as an ambassador for Princess Cruises. Last weekend, he was at Port Everglades in...
| Jul 3, 2013
| 4:35 AM
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:
ˇ Florida Keys – Visitors who want to add an enriching element to their...
| Oct 26, 2012
| 7:22 AM
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...
| Jan 22, 2013
| 1:13 PM
Disney Cruise Line was among the top honors in the 2013 readers' poll for Top Cruise Ships in the World. The line's oldest ship, the Disney Magic, was named the No. 1 Large Cruise Ship, one of four categories in the poll results released today.
| 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.
| Mar 16, 2011
| 10:24 AM
As the heads of the cruise industry meet in Miami this week, details about the newest Princess Cruises ship were revealed including the name.
Construction on the Royal Princess has just begun, with the first steel plate cut at the Fincantieri shipyards...
| 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.
| 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...