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Cruise guide for first-timers: The best line for each age group, budget and interest  USA TODAY

CruiseCritic.com offers options for every budget, demographic, appetite and adventure level to help you take the guesswork out of your first voyage.


Cruise Lines 2019 Q2 Breakdown: By the Numbers  Cruise Industry News

Cruise Industry News takes a look at the financial performance of the “big three” following the second quarter of 2019. Takeaways: Newbuilds Key: “Our ongoing ...


Princess Cruises passenger dies after jumping overboard  Business Insider

A Princess Cruises passenger fell from the 11th deck of the Sun Princess cruise ship and died on Friday, the Taiwanese news agency CNA first reported.


Coast guard investigates death of woman who plunged from cruise ship  CNN

Officials are investigating the death of a passenger who fell into the ocean from the 11th deck of a cruise ship, according to Taiwanese news agency CNA.


Best large cruise ships, according to CruiseCritic  Business Insider

Royal Caribbean Cruises had an impressive showing in CruiseCritic's 2019 survey of the best large cruise ships.


Is Or Isn't Venice Banning Giant Cruises After Crash?  Forbes

In Venice the struggle against the flood of giant cruise ships grows as the government keeps postponing real solutions.


25 Things You Shouldn't Do on a Cruise  TravelPulse

By all means have fun, but there are just some things to avoid.


The biggest cruise ships in the world  USA TODAY

When it comes to vacation getaways, the concept of the sea cruise is a fairly new phenomenon. It was well into the 19th century before the idea took hold of ...


More ships to sail from Southern California to Mexico in fall  Los Angeles Times

Some of the biggest cruise ships in the world will descend on Southern California later this year. And all of them want to take you to Mexico. Thanks to new ships ...


The Celebrity Edge was named the best new cruise ship of 2018. It has a 14000 square-foot spa and a luxury suite that comes with a butler — here's what it looks like.  Business Insider

Celebrity Cruises' Celebrity Edge can hold a total of 2918 passengers and 1320 crew members and boasts high-end amenities.


Venice moves to limit cruise ships in city center after June collision, near-miss in July  USA TODAY

Starting in September, some cruise ships will be redirected to dock at other terminals in the Venetian Lagoon. Five were hurt during a June collision.


A man went overboard from a Royal Caribbean cruise ship. What happened next was unusual  Bradenton Herald

An Australian man died after going overboard off Royal Caribbean Cruise Line's Symphony of the Seas Wednesday morning, the cruise line said. The body was ...


Is the cruise industry responsible for overtourism?  CNN

Cruise operators say they're working to mitigate their impact on crowded destinations and the main problems lie elsewhere. But some parties concerned about ...


5 Tips for Getting the Best Deal on Your Next Cruise  Travel+Leisure

There's nothing better than a great vacation — except maybe a great deal on said vacation. And it's no different when it comes to cruising. In fact, a week spent ...


Cruise ships with nicest cabins, according to CruiseCritic  INSIDER

Royal Caribbean Cruises has better cabins than any other company that operates large cruise ships, according to the cruise website CruiseCritic.


Royal Caribbean, MSC Cruises cancel port stops in Puerto Rico ahead of planned protests  USA TODAY

Several cruise lines have canceled port stops in San Juan ahead of planned protests Monday in Puerto Rico, aimed at forcing the governor to resign.


A Three-Day Cruise to the Bahamas for $210? There Must be a Catch  The New York Times

Budget cruises abound these days. For the price of a one-night stay at a moderately priced hotel, we decided to check one out.


Around-the-World Cruises Are Much Less Complicated Than You Think  Condé Nast Traveler

A guide to around the world cruises, dispelling their myths and telling you instead what to expect and tips for booking one.


Celebrity Cruises will return to Tampa Bay  Tampa Bay Business Journal

The new ship, which can hold more than 2000 passengers, will benefit the port by diversifying its level of cruise lines.


Cruise ship complaint numbers for this year may surprise you  Juneau Empire

Complaints about cruise ship emissions and violations are both on track for year-over-year decreases, according to numbers from the Alaska Department of ...


Carnival Cruise ship gets one of the lowest sanitation grades ever for the company  10News

Fantasy, a Carnival Cruise Line ship based out of Mobile, Alabama, was given one of the company's worst sanitation grades, according to details from a surprise ...


Polar Luxury: Expedition Cruising Moves Upmarket  Forbes

Polar cruising in the Arctic and Antarctic is one of the fastest growing segments of the expedition cruising sector. Luxury cruise lines, like Silversea and Ponant, ...


The world's best beaches to visit on a cruise from Grand Cayman to Greece  USA TODAY

If you're equally obsessed with sun, sand and cruising, you might want to consider taking your next cruise to one of these 12 beaches.


Women Take the Helm on Cruise Ships  The Wall Street Journal

The cruise industry—which has historically drawn many officers from the male-dominated field of cargo shipping—is trying to attract more female captains and ...


41 Year Old Woman Overboard From Princess Cruises' Sun Princess: Coast Guard Investigates Possible Foul Play  Cruise Law News

A passenger disappeared from the Sun Princess cruise ship during a five-day cruise to Okinawa, Japan after from the port of Keelung in Taiwan on.


Celebrity Edge, Celebrity Cruises' brand-new, billion-dollar cruise ship  CBS News

An earlier version of this story was originally broadcast on May 5, 2019. Behold the Edge, Celebrity Cruises' brand-new, billion-dollar baby, Yes, that's what it ...


Celebrity Cruises to sail from Tampa again - Story | FOX 13 Tampa Bay  FOX 13 News, Tampa Bay

For the first time since 2007, Celebrity Cruises is returning to the Bay Area.


Team USA cruises in exhibition victory over Spain  NBA India

ANAHEIM, Calif. — The talent, depth and sheer firepower that has become the hallmark of the U.S. Men's Senior National Team was on full display once again ...


Carnival Cruise Line Offering 9 Cruises with John Heald  Cruise Fever

Carnival Cruise Line is offering nine Cruises with John Heald on eight different cruise ships over the next year. John Heald is not only Carnival Cruise.


Carnival Fantasy cruise ship earns worst inspection score in liner's history; company vows to take action  Fox News

"Brown water" coming from hoses in the medical center, as well as issues with the buffet, contributed to the Fantasy's score of a 77.


Cruise calendar: Find out the best time of year to visit your dream destination  USA TODAY

Find out the best time to cruise to Alaska, Canada, Europe, Hawaii, the Caribbean, Mexico, South America and the South Pacific.


Photos from prior Woodward Dream Cruises | Multimedia  Southgate News Herald

The Woodward Dream Cruise returns to Oakland County on Saturday, Aug. 17, 2019.


Russia Bans Norway's Hurtigruten Cruise Ships From Entering Its Arctic Waters  Forbes

The Norwegian expedition cruise company Hurtigruten has been refused entry to Russian waters above the Arctic circle just two weeks before sailing.


Princess Announces Finalists for Annual Entertainer of the Year Competition  Cruise Industry News

Princess Cruises has revealed four finalists for its Eighth Annual Entertain of the Year Competition. The four have been chosen from the more than...


KfW-IPEX Structures Financing for Global Class Ships for Dream Cruises  Cruise Industry News

KfW IPEX-Bank has announced that it has structured a financing package for two cruise ships for Dream Cruises of the Genting Hong Kong Group being built by.


Cory Haas cruises to Grove win | News, Sports, Jobs  Lewistown Sentinel

MECHANICSBURG – Cory Haas returned to Williams Grove Speedway sprint car victory lane Friday night leading all 25 laps of the main event. It was his first w.


Princess Cruises sale takes half off fares for second passenger  Los Angeles Times

Princess Cruises' sale on West Coast itineraries takes 50% off the second fare for passengers booked in the same cabin. The deal is good on one- to five-day ...


Hop on: Fort Lauderdale Water Taxi’s wine and beer cruises setting sail for happy hour  Sun Sentinel

Fort Lauderdale Water Taxi will set sail Aug. 14 for a Sunset Wine and Cheese Cruise and Aug. 22 for a Craft Beer Cruise along the scenic Intracoastal ...


Cruises: Ibiza 12-hour party cruise ship liner with 3,000 passengers causes fury in Spain  Express

IBIZA residents were left furious after a rowdy cruise ship moored for a 12-hour rave on the party island. The Disco Cruise Liner, which housed 3000 party-goers, ...


Cruise Ship Passenger in Wheelchair Plunges Off Dock, Two Locals Dive in to Save Her  Newsweek

Two men have been hailed as heroes for the rescue of a young female wheelchair user who fell into the water while the cruise ship she was traveling on was ...


Fancy something a bit different? These quirky cruises could float your boat  The Telegraph

Do you dream of lying back, sipping a cocktail on a sun deck belonging to a little piece of yachting history, while the crew prepare lunch?


Polar cruise boom harming the Arctic, explorer warns  The Guardian

German adventurer Arved Fuchs says he has seen Inuit villages flooded with gawping tourists – 'Party ships have no place here'


Wheelchair-bound Carnival cruise passenger rescued by 'selfless,' 'heroic' onlookers after falling from dock  Fox News

Not all heroes wear capes. A wheelchair-bound Carnival cruise passenger who fell off a dock in St. Thomas was rescued by two local men who are now being ...


Princess Cruises Will Give You $1,000 to Spend Onboard for Voyages in 2020  Travel+Leisure

Princess Cruises announced a new sale this week offering guests up to $1,000 onboard credit. Not only does the sale include the major onboard perk, ...


Video shows rescue of cruise-ship passenger in wheelchair who fell from dock into water  NBC News

Two local men in St. Thomas in the Virgin Islands rescued a Carnival cruise ship passenger in a wheelchair who had fallen from a dock into the water. In a video ...


Carnival cruise passenger in wheelchair rescued by 'selfless,' 'heroic' onlookers after falling from dock  Fox News

Not all heroes wear capes. A Carnival cruise passenger in a wheelchair fell off a dock in St. Thomas was rescued by two local men who are now being hailed as ...


Cities who banned cruise ships and enforced rules to tackle mass tourism  Ship Technology

Destinations such as Italy, Spain and Croatia have always attracted travellers. However, as cruise passengers continue to rise, tourism now threatens these ...


Cruise ship tours: Take a look inside the remodeled Oceania Cruises' Insignia  USA TODAY

Oceania Cruises 1998-built Insignia is the first of the line's quartet of nearly identical Regatta-class ships to receive a stem-to-stern makeover that has been ...


Oriana Closes Out P&O Cruises Career  Cruise Industry News

After a 24-year career with P&O Cruises UK, the Oriana is now heading to new owners in China and completed her final sailing for P&O on August 9 when...


Cruise secrets: Crew member divulges the effect 'men in uniform' has on 'ladies'  Express

CRUISE holidays are great fun for the passengers taking the trip, but they're also pretty good for the crew behind the scenes, too. Working for a cruise line ...


P&O Announces Two 'Tribute To The King' Cruises for 2020  Cruise Industry News

P&O Cruises Australia today announced there will be two Tribute to the King cruises in 2020 for rock and roll fans sailing from both Sydney and Brisbane....


Royal Caribbean cruise line makes major change on ships to ‘raise the bar’ - what is it?  Express

Royal Caribbean cruise line has made a major change across the entirety of its fleet in what it claims is centred on “delivering great holidays.” The shift, which ...


Attention All Wine Connoisseurs: Princess Cruises Is Offering A Wine Country Cruise  Delish

The cruise line is offering a wine country cruise that will stop in cities across the Pacific Coast where you can taste and learn about an array of wines while ...


$7M in spending cash for Alton? Cruise line proposal could mean big bucks, officials say  Alton Telegraph

ALTON — An American Cruise Lines proposal would make Alton the company's St. Louis hub and home base for Mississippi River cruises. At Wednesday Alton ...


Black Seas Cruises Expands 2020 Season  Cruise Industry News

Black Sea Cruises announced it will expand its 2020 program, with the Prince Vladimir sailing from March 1 through the end of October. 'This will be the...


WATCH: Heart-stopping moment young cruise passenger's life is saved by two heroic men  Express

A CRUISE ship passenger travelling with Carnival Cruise Line was heroically saved by two men after her wheelchair rolled off a dock and into the water during a ...


Car nut has been to every Woodward Dream Cruise except first  The Detroit News

Top Hat John Jendza is well known at the Dream Cruise, as he should be given the fact he has attended the event every year except one.


Passenger Goes Overboard Princess Cruise Ship Intentionally  Cruise Hive

A passenger has gone overboard one of the newest Princess cruise ships which is currently based out of Shanghai, China.


Cruise ship tours: Take a look inside Cunard Line's Queen Elizabeth  USA TODAY

The 92000 gross ton, 2081-guest Queen Elizabeth is the newest of three cruise ships in the Cunard Line fleet.


Princess Cruises Debuts More Inclusive OceanMedallion App, Will Trial Lounge-Based Touchscreens  Cruise Critic

Princess Cruises has made its OceanMedallion experience easier for passengers to use, both with and without their mobile phones. At the same time,


What to Know About Bidding for Stateroom Upgrades on Cruises  Cruise Fever

Those of us who have been cruising awhile can remember the glory days of cruising. Back in the day, we would cross our fingers and wish for an elusive.


Genting Hong Kong Sells Stake in Dream Cruises  Cruise Industry News

Genting Hong Kong announced that it has reached a deal to sell a 35 percent stake in Dream Cruises to Canada's TPG Darting, which is owned by TPG Capital.


Princess Cruises Planning Big Wi-Fi Expansion  Caribbean Journal

The Princess Cruises cruise line will be expanding its MedallionNet *service* to six new ships in 2020, part of what it calls the "best Wi-Fi at sea."


New Scenic Eclipse: Expedition Cruising In The Lap of Luxury  Forbes

When the six-star Scenic Eclipse sets sail on its 13-day inaugural voyage from Reykjavik, Iceland to Quebec, Canada on August 15th, 2019, the launch promises ...


How You Can Have John Heald As Your Cruise Director  Cruise Radio

If you've ever wondered what it would be like to sail on a Carnival cruise with John Heald as cruise director, now's your chance to find out.


First Time Cruise Tips for Every Stage of the Voyage  Condé Nast Traveler

Intel that, along with some advance planning, will give you first time cruise tips to help you get the most out of your first vacation at sea.


Expedition Cruising Is Still Small But Going Mainstream for Travel Advisors  Skift

Appealing to a broader audience than ever before, expedition cruises and their growing fleet of luxury vessels are opening up new experiences for Appealing to ...


Tampa Cruise Terminal: Everything You Need to Know!  Cruise Hive

Everything you need to known about the Tampa Cruise Terminal covering facility amenities, how to get to the port and future plans.


Mopar shows off 707-horsepower 'Hellvedere' at event before Dream Cruise  Detroit Free Press

Mopar, Fiat Chrysler's parts and accessories brand, showed off a slew of concepts at Vinsetta Garage the day before the Woodward Dream Cruise.


5 Alaska Cruise Deals Under $77/Night  Cruise Critic

Bonus Offers: Free beverage package, free internet package, free fares for friends and family on select sailings, free specialty dining and free.


Blue World Voyages cruise ship will have $3 million residences  INSIDER

Blue World Voyages' first ship will have a wide range of health and wellness amenities, like a gym, spin and yoga studios, and a spa.


Flies, soiled cutlery & brown water: U.S. health agency slams Carnival Cruise Line ship  Yahoo Finance

Dozens of health infractions led the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to slap the Carnival Cruise Line ship “Fantasy” with one of the worst ...


Cruise Croatia Wants To Pay You To Take A Luxury Food And Wine Cruise  Delish

Cruise Croatia is hiring a taste tester to take one of its luxury cruises and eat and drink for free. Plus, they'll pay you.


Cruising the Lakes: Port stops for cruise lines all around the Great Lakes  Great Lakes Now

Ports abound throughout the Great Lakes, welcoming vacationers from the United States and further abroad. To meet the demand from cruisegoers, several ...


Renew Your Vows on Princess Cruises with the Cast of The Love Boat  Cruise Fever

Princess Cruises is looking for couples who want to renew their vows at sea with a few cast members of the hit TV show The Love Boat. Gavin MacLeod, who.


Traverse City pier looks to attract cruise ships  Michigan Radio

The Discovery Pier in Traverse City is hoping to attract cruise ships around the Great Lakes. The United States Coast Guard certified the pier as a cruise.


P&O Cruises Cancels Winter 2019/2020 Dubai and Arabian Gulf Programme, Oceana to Offer Ex-Southampton Sailings  Cruise Critic

August 9, 2019. (Updated: 5:15 p.m. BST) -- P&O Cruises has cancelled its winter 2019/2020 Dubai and Arabian Gulf programme amid concerns for ...


Erie Canal boating rivals vaunted European river cruises  TribLIVE

Some folks dream of riding along canals in Europe, but we can do the same thing much closer to home. Two of my friends and I navigated a 41-foot packet boat ...


Carnival Cruise Ship Fails Health Inspection  Cruise Radio

Carnival Cruise Line's Carnival Fantasy recently failed their most recent USPH health inspection, receiving a score of 77 out of 100.


Marella Explorer 2 reveals decadent cake extravaganza with The Great Musical Afternoon Tea  Express

MARELLA Cruises, part of TUI UK cruises group, has vowed to offer “brilliantly British afternoon tea classics with an interesting twist” for its latest on-board foodie ...


Cruise secrets: Ship doctor reveals disgusting food trick used by chefs on cruises  Express

CRUISE ship holidays are considered by many to be synonymous with luxury and elegance. Passengers are often treated to a wide array of food from different ...


CIE Tours Launches First River Cruise Collection  Cruise Industry News

CIE Tours has expanded its offerings to include its first-ever River Cruise Collection, with sailings on the Rhine and Danube, according to a statement. CIE...


The Diary: Cruising for a bruising  HeraldScotland

Bit of a card. IT seems that more Scots have gone on cruises this summer. Amongst our favourite cruising stories in the Diary was the reader who told us that on ...


Cruise ships vs. the environment: The 10 costliest offenses  USA TODAY

24/7 Tempo has scoured the website Cruisejunkie's list of pollution and environmental violations and fines to find the 10 costliest examples of such violations ...


Traverse City seeking cruise ships after port certification  The Detroit News

Local officials who want to grab a piece of growing Great Lakes cruise ship activity have organized as the Traverse City Cruise Ship Consortium.


How To Book Cheap Disney Cruises - The Unofficial Guide  Park Savers

See our unofficial guide to savings by booking cheap Disney cruises. Learn about secret rooms, the best time to book for the lowest price and more.


Record cruise ship passenger spending in New Zealand  Seatrade Cruise News

On the eve of the seventh annual New Zealand Cruise Association conference, Stats NZ has released the latest 'Cruise Ship Traveller Expenditure' report that ...


Just back from Oceania Riviera: Why Oceania Cruises Is Tops For Foodies  Cruise Critic

Oceania ships have more galley space per ship than their competitors, which provides ample cooling space for things like *fresh* fruit and vegetables.


Cruise in to Holiday Automotive to celebrate 60 years | Streetwise  Fond du Lac Reporter

From 5 to 8 p.m. Friday, the automobile dealer will host the anniversary event at its newly renovated Holiday Budget Center.


Cruise Ship Fails Health Inspection After Brown Water Runs From Shower and Flies Found on Bagels  Newsweek

The Carnival cruise ship Fantasy fell short of a pass mark during a recent health inspection after sanitation officials found a number of concerning problems.


Fifth Royal-Class Cruise Ship Floats Out for the Very First Time  Cruise Hive

The fifth Royal-class cruise ship from Carnival-owned Princess Cruises has floated out onto the water for the very first time.


Celebrity Cruises to pull ship from Dubai in 2020  ArabianBusiness.com

Celebrity Cruises, a subsidiary of Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd, has announces plan to pull out of Dubai for its 2020 season. Celebrity Constellation was due to ...


Cruise is now focused on marketing — here's why that's a good sign for the robo-taxi service  Business Insider

Cruise shifted its commercial launch plans past the end of 2019 but named San Francisco as an official launch city, according to plans to begin marketing a ...


Seabourn’s New Private Jet Service Wants to Fly You Directly to Your Cruise  Robb Report

Seabourn Private Air offers a private jet *service* that allows passengers to fly privately to and from ports of call to catch their cruise.


Aranui Expands Cargo Cruises in the South Pacific  Cruise Critic

August 10, 2019. Tahitian cargo cruise line Aranui has announced the addition of new itineraries to its 2021 line-up. The new itineraries add 11 destinations ...


Cruise worker appears to wave giant fake hand at couple that missed boat, but there's more to the story  Fox News

Whether it was intentional or not, a cruise ship crew member picked the wrong moment to pull out a giant fake hand and wave goodbye.


You can buy a $2.4 million apartment on a cruise ship — take a look  CNBC

Each owner of the cruise ship residences will have a private butler and concierge *service*. The cruise will visit the Mediterranean first and later exotic locations ...


Footage claims to show cruise ship spewing black smoke  Fox News

Nothing says relaxing on the open seas like a giant pillar of black smoke.


Atascadero CA holds Hot El Camino Cruise Nite for classic cars  San Luis Obispo Tribune

Thousands of people lined the streets of Atascadero to watch and cheer for the pristine old cars, hot rods, souped-up trucks and just about anything with four ...


Young Carnival Cruise Passenger Saved After Wheelchair Falls Off Pier  Cruise Hive

A young passenger from the Carnival Fascination cruise ship was saved in St. Thomas after the wheelchair she was in fell off the pier.


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