| Apr 26, 2011
Summertime and traveling can be easy -- but for families there are special considerations. Are itineraries and lodgings comfortable? Before we started a family, many of us hiked and backpacked through Europe or Asia, eating on the go and sleeping in...
| Feb 28, 2011
| 11:51 AM
When Lupe King stepped aboard Cunard's newly minted Queen Elizabeth in New York for its maiden world voyage in January, not only was it the beginning of the ship's global service but also King's first day of retirement.
We should all be so lucky.
| Dec 26, 2010
Just when you thought cruise lines had done it all — Central Park at sea (on Royal Caribbean's Oasis of the Seas) and Cirque du Soleil afloat (on Norwegian Cruise Line's Norwegian Epic) — here comes Disney with a roller coaster aboard the...
| 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...
| May 18, 2011
| 9:54 AM
MIAMI — We've got boat rides. We've got paddlewheelers and pirate ships, air boats and catamarans. Speedboats, glass-bottom boats, schooners, yachts and purpose-built tour boats.
We've got fast rides, slow rides and hop-on, hop-off boat tours...
| 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 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...
| 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...
| Nov 21, 2010
The holidays bring out the best in people — and the worst.
Which means that it's the busy season for Anna Post, the 31-year-old great-great-granddaughter of Emily Post, who bears more than a passing resemblance to her famous forebear. As...
| Sep 23, 2010
| 4:35 PM
Today the Panama Canal offers passage to approximately 14,000 ships a year. That number includes two Princess Cruises vesselsÂ specifically built for Panama Canal cruising â Coral Princess and Island Princess. The sides of these ships just clear th...
| Mar 29, 2011
| 4:32 PM
Here's a new Web site aimed at becoming a top source of information for young consumers. AllThingsCruise bills itself as “a hot young consumer website dedicated to the joys of cruise travel!” AllThingsCruise has built a team of strong cruise...