| 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...
| 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.
| 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...
| 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-...
| 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...
| Apr 9, 2013
| 6:44 AM
The math is pretty simple. You're Princess Cruises. Your new ship is the Royal Princess. Who do you get to christen the ship? Her Royal Highness The Duchess of Cambridge, aka Kate Middleton of course.
"It is a great honor for Princess Cruises that Her...
| Jun 22, 2013
It's the off-season for cruising at Port Everglades with only a handful of ships in-house on weekends, compared to as many as eight during peak season November through April.
Port officials are using the down time to promote a new marketing, advertising...
| 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:
· Florida Keys – Visitors who want to add an enriching element to their...
| Sep 20, 2012
| 9:22 PM
I have returned after cruising for a week aboard the Princess Cruises' Star Princess on my radio station's Alaskan cruise this week. As I mentioned last week, CRN Digital Talk Radio, which syndicates my "Boathouse Radio Show," hosted a murder...
| Jul 19, 2012
| 12:22 PM
It used to be the only way you'd lose weight on a cruise was if you couldn't handle the waves, but exercise is serious business these days and Princess Cruises has taken on the fitness challenge with its new Royal Princess cruise ship.
The most unique...
| Jun 27, 2013
| 6:36 PM
Carnival Cruise Lines announced plans Thursday to leave the port of Baltimore, a move that could cost the region scores of jobs and millions in economic activity generated by big-spending passengers and businesses servicing the ships.