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  • MSC Cruises orders two ships under new 'Seaside' prototype

    MSC Cruises orders two ships under new 'Seaside' prototype
    MSC Cruises is bullish about growing its fleet and expanding its presence in select cruising grounds worldwide. On Thursday, the Italian cruise operator announced it had signed a contract with European shipyard Fincantieri to build two new cruise...
  • Carnival expands sulfur 'scrubber' technology to more ships

    Carnival Corp. & PLC — the world's largest cruise company — is investing up to $400 million to expand innovative exhaust gas cleaning systems aboard more of its ships aimed at reducing sulfur emissions. The environmentally-friendly systems...
  • Maryland tourist destinations prepare for a boost in business

    Maryland tourist destinations prepare for a boost in business
    Visitors trying to shake off a particularly snowy winter and rainy spring could give a boost to Maryland's tourist destinations this summer. Business owners and tourism officials are seeing signs of a healthy season before the traditional Memorial Day...
  • The wild side of Marco Island

    The wild side of Marco Island
    As we sail away from the Marco Island marina on a sticky morning in search of dolphins, James Livaccari, biologist on board the Dolphin Explorer, points out a bald eagle chasing an osprey, a great white egret catching fish on the point of the Isle of...
  • Foxwoods, Mohegans See Potential In Borscht Belt

    Foxwoods, Mohegans See Potential In Borscht Belt
    As the allure of Grossinger's faded with the rest of the Borscht Belt in the 1970s and '80s, Mitchell Grossinger Etess and his family envisioned a casino to revive their hotel resort. They tried to get New Yorkers to warm to the idea, which required...
  • (Book)ing your summer vacation

    (Book)ing your summer vacation
    Summer lends itself to reading and vacations, so why not combine the two into a literary trip? The homes and studies where many great writers toiled over their prose have been preserved. See original manuscripts, often in the author's own handwriting....
  • The dolphin problem [Editorial]

    The dolphin problem  [Editorial]
    At noon on Saturday, a group of activists is scheduled to gather outside the National Aquarium in Baltimore as part of a world-wide "Empty the Tanks" protest against what organizers decry as the exploitation of dolphins for public entertainment. The...
  • Exploring the real, rugged Santa Catalina Island

    Exploring the real, rugged Santa Catalina Island
    Our Jeep rumbled along a steep road, climbing the rugged hills beyond this resort town. It was early morning, and a misty fog bank separated the island of Santa Catalina from mainland California, shrouding our view of sea and sky. But as we topped a...
  • New and different ways to see Catalina

    New and different ways to see Catalina
    Tired of L.A.’s crammed beaches and gridlocked highways? A one-hour ferry ride to the island of Santa Catalina gives visitors lots of opportunities to see animals in the wild, to discover windswept, deserted beaches and to see panoramic views of...
  • Guilford centennial celebration to end with benefit gala for Sherwood Gardens

    Guilford centennial celebration to end with benefit gala for Sherwood Gardens
    "This started a year ago," Ann Giroux said, surrounded by gift bags and silent auction items in her Greenway mansion with its tulip-lined walkway overlooking Sherwood Gardens. Giroux was referring to the planning for the Champagne and Tulips Gala on...
  • Chef education tours resume on Chesapeake Bay

    Chef education tours resume on Chesapeake Bay
    The Maryland Seafood Marketing Program, an effort of the state's Department of Natural Resources, has started up its fourth season of chef education tours.  The tours offer culinary professionals an opportunity to see Chesapeake seafood products up...