| Jan 17, 2012
Often dubbed the "Eighth Wonder Of The World" and selected as one of the "Seven Wonders Of The Modern World," the Panama Canal is a 48-mile long waterway across the Isthmus of Panama linking the Caribbean Sea to the Pacific Ocean. Completed in 1914 by the...
| Jan 22, 2012
Here's a list of many of the lines that carry passenger traffic, along with a list of their vessels. Ships that are to have maiden voyages this year also are listed; check with the cruise line, though, because dates can change.
AIDA Cruises, (011) 49-...
| 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...
| Feb 9, 2012
| 12:29 PM
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| 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...
| 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...
| Oct 31, 2011
| 12:10 PM
Princess Cruises now has a "pocket of tranquility" to offer passengers on all of its 14 cruise ships. The Sapphire Princess was the last ship of the fleet to receive the adults-only retreat the Sanctuary, it took three years for Princess Cruises to...
| Nov 4, 2011
| 6:19 AM
Using credit cards abroad to balance the risk of carrying cash is a popular strategy. It isn't an issue-free solution however, so having a few travel tricks up your sleeve is a good idea. Consider these spending tips for international credit card use...
| Nov 7, 2011
| 6:40 AM
Attentive, white-gloved wait staff presenting platters of pastries and finger sandwiches and pouring steaming cups of a variety of teas
Fine china and crisp linens
Music and ocean views
Elegant afternoon tea is a cherished tradition at sea aboard...
| Sep 6, 2012
| 4:29 PM
Labor Day has passed and officially the summer season is over, but is it really?
As I have mentioned numerous times, I find fall one of the best times of the year to be on the water enjoying our Southern California weather. The crowds are thinning...