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The Latest Tourist Attractions: Hotels Themselves

To check into the InterContinental Los Angeles Downtown, hotel guests take a high-speed elevator to the Sky Lobby on the 70th floor. When the doors …

Hospitality

Dear travelers to Venice: Please don’t come until you have understood these 11 things

THE PEAK of the summer season in Venice gets on everyone’s nerves, whether you’re a visitor or a local. Plenty of travelers want to explore the …

Great expectations: Cruise lines announce new additions to fleets

Cruise lines are expanding their fleets at such a rapid pace, it’s hard to keep track. It seems as if a day doesn’t go by that you don’t hear about …

Massive cruise ship set to traverse Northwest Passage | The Star

Sir John Franklin would have been astounded.<p>The Northwest Passage which he and his doomed crew of Arctic mariners sought is to be plied this summer …

Coast Guard

How To Choose The Best Stateroom For Your Cruise

Selecting the cabin that is “right” for you on a cruise ship can be a lot more complicated than simply looking at a deck plan on the Internet or with your travel agent. Choosing the cabin that meets your price point or what you think are the key issues probably won’t address many preferences that …

Dining Rooms

Daily cruises to Havana may be on the horizon, cruise companies say

In the 1950s, you could take a two-night cruise from Miami to Havana for less than $50 aboard P&O Steamship Company's SS Florida. That price will never come back, but the cruise ships may.<p>Cruise line executives at the 2016 SeaTrade Cruise Global conference in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., on Tuesday …

20+ Creative Cupcakes To Celebrate National Cupcake Day

There's one holiday that everyone looks forward to in December, and that holiday is undoubtedly National Cupcake Day. Celebrated every year on …

Cupcakes

Now that's really big: Galveston welcomes largest cruise ship to ever set sail from Texas

The Port of Galveston welcomed the largest cruise ship to ever sail out of Texas as Royal Caribbean's Liberty of the Seas made its first appearance …

Royal Caribbean

How to Have a Heart-Pounding South Pole Adventure

The season for cruising to the South Pole is about to start, and, when it does, you’ll find more—and more surprising—ways to get out and experience the ice, snow and frigid waters than ever before. Think polar paddleboarding and kayaking and even snorkeling and swimming. If this doesn’t get your …

Best DIY bites in Bologna

Medieval Bologna is home to one of Europe’s best-preserved town centers, full of graceful terracotta porticos, majestic towers and landmark churches. …

Travel in Style on the World's Most Luxurious Trains

To truly take the scenic route, book passage on these trains that are as beautiful as the scenery they pass through.

Cruisers’ Frequently Asked Questions

<b>ShipCritic Blog Has Just Posted the Following:</b><br>Thanks to the Internet those planning a cruise have direct access to the advice and experience of …

7 facts about today’s cruise ships that will surprise you

1. Some cruises are formal and structured; others are completely up to you.<p>Gone are the days where you had to be at dinner at 6:30 at a specific …

MSC Divina New York arrival & departure reel

Man Asks Lady Why She Is Alone on a Cruise Ship, Her Response Shocks Him

62.7K Shares<p>A little something on the lighter side of cruising<p>Last year for our 25th wedding anniversary, my wife and I went on a cruise to the …

HM The Queen Names P&O Cruises' Newest Ship - P&O Cruises

(9:25 a.m. EDT) -- Her Majesty The Queen named P&O Cruises' newest ship Britannia today (March 10th) in Southampton.<p>Accompanied by Prince Philip, she …

Why don't you come aboard and kick back and #relax? Great photo by @michaelquinnswingwiththeking! #cruise #poolside #Seabourn

Royal Caribbean's Quantum of the Seas - You Can Do That?

Shares 447<p>I’ll be first to admit that cruising is not my forté but when Royal Caribbean came knocking on my door for an opportunity to scope out …

Celebrity to Build Two New Cruise Ships - Celebrity Cruises

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RT @MyRoyalUK: One week until we launch Quantum Of The Seas. It's like a ship from the future, just a lot sooner. http://t.co/S09CCjuhQg

Cruise Ship Tipping Guide: What You Need to Know

The question of tipping—how much and to whom—is always a hot topic among travelers.<p>The question of tipping—how much and to whom—is always a hot topic among travelers. A few years ago the cruise industry tried to make the concept of tipping a bit more palatable by introducing automatic tipping on …

Cruise Critic Live! Countdown to Quantum of the Seas

by <i>Colleen, Cruise Critic...</i> 10/9/2014 7:03:58 PM<p>Which are you more excited to try out: the sky diving or the bumper cars?<p>by <i>Dori, Cruise Critic …

Things to do in Los Angeles

• 1<br>• 92<br>• 2.1K<br>• 1<p>I absolutely love Los Angeles and by Los Angeles I mean LA County. This region just has so much to offer: concerts, nature, shopping, dining, …

21 Photos Of Nature Winning The Battle Against Civilization

As solid and unshakable as we think our civilization is, its grip on nature is tenuous at best. If any cracks appear in the faces of our buildings or …

A Cruise Lingo Glossary to Make You Sound Like a Pro

It’s easy to get flummoxed by the language used by cruise companies when you’re booking a trip. Before you even think about planning a cruise, learn the terms and industry lingo, and never get confused by a company again.<p>Do you know your <i>roll</i> from your <i>wake</i>? Just like every other industry on the …

How to Avoid Outrageous Fees On Your Next Cruise

Don’t let your next cruise break the bank. Before you set sail, get a handle on what is—and isn’t—included in your fare.<p>One reason cruises are so popular is because so many are all-inclusive; depending on the cruise line, your fare might include the cost of your stateroom, all food and beverages in …

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