Cruise Ships

Cruisers Rank Their Favorite Ocean and River Lines

Like the readers of Travel + Leisure magazine, Conde Nast travelers' select their top travel picks annually.<p>The publication’s Readers' Choice Awards …

Disney Cruise Line

Azamara's Larry Pimentel Talks New Ship and Future Plans - Azamara Club Cruises

Much to the delight of the line's loyalists, Azamara Club Cruises recently announced that it had purchased P&O Cruises' Adonia and will transform the …

Puerto Vallarta's Changing the Cruiseport Game

Puerto Vallarta has long been known as the smiling face of Mexico’s friendly coast.<p>Nonetheless, increased tourism demand and destination competition …

Puerto Vallarta

Why Cruise Stocks Have Been Crushed

Shares of cruise line companies Royal Carribean (RCL) , Carnival Corp. (CCL) , and Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings (NCLH) have all sunk this week, and …

Stocks

World’s largest cruise ship will have robot bartenders and an en-suite slide | Style Magazine | South China Morning Post

It’s not enough to have the biggest boat – you have to win the laser-tag arms race, too.<p>When it hits the water in April 2018, the world’s largest …

Ahoy! 'Old Ironsides,' world's oldest warship, underway

BOSTON (AP) — The newly refurbished USS Constitution is taking its first spin in three years.<p>Friday's joyride from Charlestown Navy Yard in Boston to Fort Independence on Castle Island will celebrate the U.S. Navy's 242nd birthday and the 220th anniversary of the iconic vessel's maiden voyage.<p>The …

News (U.S.)

What to Pack for a Cruise

What exactly should you wear on a cruise? Unless you're on an expedition trip to, say, the Arctic, packing for an ocean-bound vacation is a straightforward endeavor: Bathing suits, flip flops, a few books to read by the pool—check. But a few essentials may escape your planning, especially when …

Travel

Everything you need to know about Jetline Cruise before you book your next cruise holiday

Looking for a holiday packed with sightseeing, thrilling entertainment and plenty of beautiful destinations? Then a cruise holiday could be just the …

New Zealand

A Discussion with the Director of Puerto Rico Tourism on the Recovery of San Juan's Cruise Business

(11:30 a.m. EDT) -- As Puerto Rico's port of San Juan continues to slowly reopen to cruise passengers, questions about the island's current state of …

Caribbean

Fall at Montreal's food markets

Home to five public markets, all open on weekdays, Montréal showcases fresh produce and products from all over Canada's Quebec province. In autumn, as the city's trees change colors and rain mixes with wintry temperatures, these offer the perfect opportunity to explore local flavor away (or at …

Travel

Norwegian Upholding Cruise Industry’s Clean Air

The cruise industry is collectively striving for cleaner air standards internationally, and Norwegian Cruise Line is doing its part by having …

Norwegian Cruise Line

Princess Cruises Taps Chef Angelo Auriana to Develop New Menu for Sabatini's Italian Trattoria

On Tuesday, Sarah and I drove to Downtown Los Angeles for an exciting dinner at Officine BRERA. Princess Cruises has just announced their …

Restaurants

Carnival and Ensemble Announce Partnership

Carnival Cruise Line is now one of Ensemble Travel Group’s preferred supplier.<p>The announcement of the multi-year preferred supplier partnership was …

Carnival’s New Wearable Makes Big Ships Feel Smaller

How the new Ocean Medallion—from the guys who created Disney’s MagicBand—will help passengers navigate Carnival’s busy ships.<p>This month, the 141,000-ton <i>Regal Princess</i> will push out to sea after a nine-figure revamp of mind-boggling scale. Passengers won’t be greeted by new restaurants, swimming …

Greece to raise cruise ship that sank off Santorini in 2007

The Greek government has ordered the raising of a sunken cruise ship that foundered just off the holiday island of Santorini ten years ago, leaving …

Royal Caribbean's Symphony of the Seas to debut ahead of schedule

The world's largest cruise ship will be here sooner you think.<p>Royal Caribbean has moved up the first sailing of its much-awaited, 230,000-ton Symphony of the Seas by three weeks, saying construction of the vessel is progressing at a faster pace than expected.<p>Symphony now will debut on March 31 with …

Travel

Weak day in the cruise line sector

Cruise line stocks are lower as investors turn shy with earnings around the corner.<p>Yesterday, M Science warned on Royal Caribbean's numbers and …

Business

Edie Rodriguez to Propel Ponant in New Position

Following her recent exit at Crystal Cruises, Ponant announced Edie Rodriguez will come onboard the French-owned cruise line in the role of Americas …

Technology companies lead early slide in US stocks; oil down

Technology companies led a slide in U.S. stocks early Thursday as the market pulled back from its latest record highs. Cruise lines, fast-food restaurants and other consumer-focused companies also declined. Phone company stocks notched gains. Investors were poring over a batch of company earnings. …

Markets

New Celebrity Cruises ship to spend first summer in Mediterranean

The first new ship from Celebrity Cruises in more than five years will spend its maiden summer season in the Mediterranean.<p>Celebrity on Tuesday revealed that the 2,900-passenger Celebrity Edge would operate voyages out of Barcelona, Spain and Civitavecchia, Italy (the port for Rome) in 2019 from …

An undercover investigation reveals air quality on a cruise ship deck could be worse than the world’s most polluted cities

Following is a transcript of the video.<p>Thinking of going on a cruise for the fresh ocean air? Think again. A recent undercover investigation on P&O Cruises' ship Oceana revealed ultra-fine particles in the air emitted from burning fuel.<p>On deck, downwind of the smokestacks, the investigative team …

Science

The dystopian Caribbean islands created just for tourists

The perfect beaches of Labadee are surrounded by a high fence.<p>Holland America’s "Half Moon Cay" is proud of its “unspoiled” and “uncluttered” …

Royal Caribbean

Cruise ship pianists

When Crystal Cruises invited me to join their flagship as the guest classical pianist for a springtime voyage around the Aegean, I had my doubts. Inspecting their website, I anticipated jazz-age glamour, Art Deco-inflected design and gourmet cuisine. But playing Beethoven on a boat? What about the …

Solo travelers get a break on Star Clippers' Mediterranean and transatlantic cruises

Modern tall ship cruise line Star Clippers offers solo travelers a break on selected transatlantic and Mediterranean sailings next year. For example, individual travelers can take a five-night Spain and Morocco cruise for $1,385 — no single supplement added.<p><b>The deal</b>: Vessels in Star Clippers’ fleet …

Travel

Secrets of a cruise ship entertainer

From living it up on Caribbean islands to dining out in Michelin-star quality restaurants while cruising the world, Nathan Foley is living the …

Travel

Travel Industry Is Urging Tourists to Return to the Caribbean After Storms

The travel industry is ramping up efforts to remind consumers that many Caribbean islands were unaffected by hurricanes and that their economies …

Tourism

South Pacific: Cruise around the islands

Get closer to the lush green landscapes of the South Pacific with an island cruise, says Jane Archer

Melanesia

What You Need to Know About Your Post-Hurricane Cruise

Adventure of the Seas/OysterLate September’s hurricanes Irma and Maria had an unprecedented effect on the cruise industry, resulting in more than 100 …

Caribbean

Silversea’s Latest Itineraries Take Travelers Above and Beyond the Typical Cruise

The luxury cruise line is making headway on land—and offering some once-in-a-lifetime itineraries in far-flung destinations.<p>Though cruising has come …

Tibetan Buddhism

The real way to save at Disneyland

W<b>e are contemplating a quick trip to Disneyland next school holidays but we are on a tight budget. Is there any budget family accommodation not too</b> …

Norwegian Cruise Line