| 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...
| Apr 9, 2013
Broward County tourism officials are betting on 13 to be a lucky number this year.
With hotel occupancy trending up, the successful launch of a winter campaign and summer promotions now underway, local tourism officials are predicting another bumper...
| Apr 4, 2013
| 3:51 PM
If it seems the cruise industry has had a rough year, it has. And plenty of people agree.
In a poll released by Harris Interactive last month, more than half of the 2,230 U.S. adults surveyed — 53 percent — said they were less likely to take...
| Apr 5, 2012
| 4:32 PM
Cruise travel experts from Cruise Holidays, a network of more than 200 cruise-specialty travel agencies in the United States, Canada and Great Britain, offer this list of Top 10 specialty restaurants aboard cruise ships. Cruise Holidays consultants...
| Oct 26, 2012
| 7:22 AM
Two more cruises ships are on the horizon with the announcement today by Carnival Corporation for new Holland America Line and Carnival Cruise Lines vessels.
The parent company of the two lines as well as eight other cruise line brands revealed it is...
| May 6, 2012
| 4:08 PM
On Saturday, boating season began in Seattle with the annual parade and Windermere Cup crew race. On Sunday, watercraft of a slightly larger class made their first appearance.
The 2012 season's first cruise ship arrived in the Port of Seattle's Smith...
| May 11, 2012
| 1:14 PM
The sizzle echoed through the halls of the Center of Applied Technology North in Severn, emanating from the school's culinary arts baking and pastry lab, where it was joined by a tempting aroma. Normally, a restaurant kitchen would be responsible for such...
| 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 23, 2012
"Make your memory your travel bag," Russian novelist Alexander Solshenitzen once recommended. And making memories at sea is easy, particularly on ships that feature special spaces where passengers can not only enjoy the ambiance, but can actually also...
| Jul 12, 2012
Cruise lines' private islands, with their aquamarine lagoons, barbecue lunch, live entertainment and activities, usually figure as passengers' favorite port of call on guest feedback forms. Recently, the cruise lines have been adding a greater dimension...
| Mar 30, 2010
Like migratory birds, cruise ships regularly shift from one part of the world to another as the seasons shift -- from the Caribbean to Europe or South America or from Alaska or the West Coast to Asia or the South Pacific, for example. These usually...