Cruise Ships

Which Cruise Lines Are Best of the Best?

For the 10th year, reviews and community site Cruise Critic has revealed its Cruise Critic Editors’ Picks Awards as selected by its international …

Disney Cruise Line

Cruise Ship Scores 13th Straight Perfect 100 Health Score

A Holland America Line cruise ship received its 13th consecutive perfect 100 health score during a recent surprise inspection by the U.S. Centers for …

Fort Lauderdale

In Puerto Rico and the BVI, Cruises Spark First Signs of Tourism Recovery

Almost three months after Hurricane Maria battered Puerto Rico as a nearly Category 5 storm, a third of the island is still without power. Roughly …

Business

3 Stocks to Help Baby Boomers to Reach Their Goals

Why Motley Fool investors think Carnival, Best Buy, and Dominion Energy make great stocks for those at or near retirement.<p>Retirement goals are highly …

Stocks

American themes, from Civil War to lobster bakes, set for 2018 U.S. river cruises

Retrace the footsteps of explorers Meriwether Lewis and William Clark in the Pacific Northwest, go on lobster bakes in Maine, or sail through Washington state's Puget Sound on a wine-and-dine cruise. The cruises are among 16 themed journeys being launched next year by American Cruise Lines.<p>The 2018 …

Pacific Northwest

No More Crystal Serenity in the Northwest Passage

<b>In 2016, with much fanfare, the Crystal Serenity spent 32 days sailing through the Northwest Passage. Now, with much less fanfare, Crystal Cruise has</b> …

The Arctic

Video: Royal Caribbean CEO on Building Smarter Ships

The global cruise industry has been in the midst of a building boom over the last decade. As the largest cruise lines have grown larger, everyone has …

Deal watch: Azamara Club Cruises promotion brings cabin discounts, other perks

Azamara Club Cruises is out early with a promotion for Wave Season — the period beginning in January when cruise bookings surge.<p>The upscale line is offering a 50% discount on the fare for the second person staying in a cabin designed for two people. The first person in the cabin pays the full …

Crew member missing from cruise ship out of Galveston

Investigators Monday were looking into how a 24-year-old crew member went missing over the weekend from a Royal Caribbean cruise ship that sailed …

Royal Caribbean

Celestyal Cruises Gets A New North American President

Celestyal Cruises has a new North American president.<p>As part of his role with Celestyal Cruises, Leslie Peden will be responsible for promoting the …

Tauck Offers Shore Excursion Choice for Active Travelers

<i>WHY IT RATES: Tauck is giving travelers a choice when planning shore excursions for their trip.—Codie Richards, TravelPulse Associate Editor</i><p>RELATED …

Europe

More Cruise Deals Galore!

<b>Azamara Club Cruises</b><p>Azamara Club Cruises’ currently has its Wave Offer available on bookings through February 28, 2018 for half off the second guest …

Norwegian Cruise Line

Five Major New Cruise Ships to Sail From Florida in 2018

2018 will be another busy year of new cruise ships entering service. All the biggest cruise lines will have new ships, Carnival Horizon will arrive …

The parade of Baked Alaska is back on Carnival cruise ships

The parade of Baked Alaska is making a comeback on Carnival cruise ships.<p>The once-a-cruise procession of Carnival waiters carrying the classic dessert into dining rooms — a one-time staple on Carnival vessels — has reappeared on the line's 3,936-passenger Carnival Vista and will be reintroduced …

Kathie Lee Gifford

Judge: Cruise line isn't an internet provider under surveillance law

A cruise line doesn't amount to an internet provider under a key federal surveillance law, according to a court ruling released Tuesday.<p>U.S. Magistrate Judge Deborah Robinson rejected arguments from federal prosecutors in Washington that Royal Caribbean Cruises is "a provider of an electronic …

Politics

Photo’s Of Singapore Airlines’ Brand New Suites

Singapore Airlines will take delivery of their brand new A380 tomorrow which is fitted out with their new First Class Suites, Business Class, Premium …

Airlines

Royal Caribbean's big bet on new tech

For the last few years, Royal Caribbean (RCL) has been on an almost maniacal push to turn its cruise ships into technology showpieces. Most of the …

David Pogue

A final mother-daughter river cruise from Amsterdam to Budapest

AMSTERDAM—For years, whenever I’d visit home and settle in with my parents to watch some British costume drama on PBS, we’d inevitably see an ad for …

Europe

Crystal Cruises’ Crystal Symphony drops capacity and increases luxury

Crystal Symphony’s revamped dining room is now called Waterside. // © 2017 Paragon Pixels<p>Feature image (above): Silk Kitchen & Bar offers …

Cruise control: backstage opportunities at sea

Budding technicians tell John Byrne how honing their skills on the high seas has proved just as fruitful a career choice as

Careers

Holland America and Seabourn Bolster Agent Support

Both Holland America Line and Seabourn recently announced updated initiatives to assist the travel agent community.<p>The respective premium and luxury …

5 Overlooked Mid-Cap Stocks With Upside | Investopedia

Investors who are looking for stocks with significant upside late in this drawn-out bull market might consider mid-cap stocks. A recent Barron's …

Stocks

Is Mexico Getting a New Cruise Line?

Latin America luxury resort developer Grupo Vidanta will be adding a cruise line to its portfolio.<p>According to a report in Cruise Industry News, …

Cirque du Soleil

Princess Cruises to expand capacity in Alaska with bigger ship

Add Princess to the list of cruise lines expanding capacity in Alaska.<p>The California-based company on Tuesday said its 3,600-passenger Royal Princess would deploy to the 49th state for the summer of 2019, becoming the largest Princess ship ever to sail in the region.<p>Royal Princess will replace the …

Europe

Transatlantic from Miami

Price includes<p>13 night Premium All Inclusive cruise on board Norwegian Star<br>• 1 night pre cruise stay in Miami<br>• One way flight from London to Miami<br>• All port taxes & fees<p>Choose your booking<p>Apr 20, 2018<p>Departures from<p>Miami<p>Call to book<p>Note: All holidays subject to availability. Dates, Prices and departures …

France

Cunard newbuild will be 'phenomenal,' Kruse says

By the time the vessel arrives in 2022, it will have been a dozen years since Cunard added capacity.<p>Kruse—who took on responsibility for Carnival UK …

Outdoors

Oceania Cruises Is Best Cruise Line For Foodies

Oceania Cruises has figured out the way to anyone’s heart is through their stomach. And as such, it has carved an impressive niche in the cruise business by offering the best cuisine at sea. In fact, over the years, the cruise line has won numerous awards for its dining offerings from <i>Cruise Critic</i>,</i> …

Restaurants

First time cruisers: Entertainment on Royal Caribbean cruise ships

Every Royal Caribbean cruise offers some great live shows to enjoy onboard. Musicals, ice skating performances, and comedy shows are just a few of …

Royal Caribbean

USA TODAY's best celebrity photos of 2017

The stars of the HBO miniseries Big Little Lies (from left to right, top to bottom) Zoe Kravitz, Laura Dern, Shailene Woodley, Nicole Kidman, and Reese Witherspoon were part of a USA TODAY photo shoot on January 14, 2017 at the Langham Hotel in Pasadena, Calif. Dan MacMedan, USA TODAY<p>Ashley Judd …

Entertainment

Queen Mary 2 hosts film premiere of 'Greatest Showman'

A host of stars appeared last week for the world premiere of "The Greatest Showman," a film about circus impresario P.T. Barnum. The red carpet was aboard Cunard’s Queen Mary 2, in New York Harbor.<p>The seaboard premiere was a first, according to Cunard. Barnum, who lived from 1810 to 1891, was a …

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