| Apr 16, 2013
| 9:24 AM
Princess Cruises announced recently it will offer summertime Caribbean cruises from Fort Lauderdale in 2014 after a four-year hiatus.
From May to September, Caribbean Princess will sail from Port Everglades to the Western and Eastern Caribbean on a...
| 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-...
| 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.
| 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...
| 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
| 7:02 AM
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...
| Jan 30, 2013
| 2:37 PM
Miami-based Norwegian Cruise Line will add the popular dance-fitness program Zumba Fitness aboard all its ship beginning this spring, the Miami-based cruise line announced recently.
Norwegian said it will offer a variety of energetic Zumba classes on...
| Mar 12, 2013
| 3:21 PM
Princess Cruises officials on Tuesday reiterated some key features of the line's new 3,600-passenger Royal Princess Cruise ship during a media briefing at the 29th Cruise Shipping Miami conference at the Miami Beach Convention Center,
| Apr 26, 2013
| 7:00 AM
Princess Cruises is offering a “world of savings” in its latest sale that gives cruisers up to $700 in discounts on airfare for two, as well as free onboard credit.
The sale runs through 11:59 p.m. PST on Tuesday April 30 and is valid on...
| Aug 29, 2011
| 11:36 AM
SEATTLE — Big or small? Luxury cruise ship or plucky coastal freight boat?
The choice is yours for cruising around the Pacific Northwest.
Sail away for a night this fall or next spring between Seattle and Vancouver, B.C., on a world-class cruise...
| Sep 3, 2011
| 8:04 PM
Cruise ship dining once conjured images of gluttons bellying up to the buffet. Now gastronomy trumps gluttony: A more discerning generation of foodies is selecting ships and itineraries based on culinary allure. In response, cruise lines — from...