| Jan 19, 2012
| 5:46 PM
The first quarter of 2012 was supposed to be a sweet spot for passenger cruise lines. Wave season, as it's known, marks a time when cruise companies and travel agents roll out deep discounts on cruise vacations and rack up lots of sales.
But that changed...
| Jun 4, 2011
Reporting from Jerusalem -- Israeli billionaire Sammy Ofer, whose powerful, family-owned conglomerate is under scrutiny for alleged dealings with Iran, died Friday in Tel Aviv after a long illness. He was 89.
Considered Israel's richest man with a family...
| Jun 10, 2012
Although airfare and hotel rates are up this summer, deals are out there — if you know where to look.
Here are some options based on input from Travel-Ticker.com, Priceline.com, Orbitz.com and FlipKey.com.
When L.A. heats up, the...
| Jun 26, 2012
| 2:46 PM
If John Travolta was worried about facing the public after coming up against a handful of recent sexual harassment accusations, he wasn't showing it at Monday’s premiere of the new Oliver Stone film "Savages."
This spring Travolta was sued...
| Jan 19, 2012
| 12:26 PM
It's a cruise vacation, promising lots of fine dining and drinking, new adventures and relaxation. What could go wrong?
As the 4,200 people aboard the cruise ship Costa Concordia found, just about everything. The Jan. 13 capsizing of the Concordia off...
| 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 9, 2013
| 10:00 AM
Sunday is Broadway’s big night -- the 67th Tony Awards -- and from the looks of things, the show is going to be especially, well, big.
After two years at the intimate Beacon Theatre, the show -- which will be hosted for the third consecutive...
| Jan 27, 2013
Whether you're looking for a cruise or looking to find more enjoyment from your trip on the high seas, apps can help. Here are some favorites from experts on the cruise industry. All of the apps work with iOS devices (iPhones, iPod Touches and iPads), and...
| Jan 27, 2013
Big, bigger, biggest is not what cruising is all about in 2013.
In fact, most of this year's new ships are designed for river cruising, carrying fewer than 200 passengers.
Woodland Hills-based Viking River Cruises leads the way, introducing 10 new...
| Jun 5, 2013
| 6:00 AM
NEW YORK — The 2012 Tony Awards drew some of the best reviews of any award ceremony in years, picking up an Emmy in the process.
The telecast saw bits that included Neil Patrick Harris descending upside-down from above the stage in a sly homage to...
| May 27, 2013
| 7:45 PM
Another month, another troubled cruise ship.
The Royal Caribbean cruise ship Grandeur of the Seas -- and its 2,224 passengers and 796 crew members -- saw their trip come to an abrupt end after the ship's aft mooring deck burst into flames not far from...