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Miami Heat Owner Ditches CEO Job

The Huffington Post | Posted 06.25.2013 | Business

Micky Arison, majority owner of the Miami Heat, which last week won the NBA championship, will step down as chief executive officer of Carnival Corpo...

Carnival Plans $300 Million In Ship Improvements

AP | BETH J. HARPAZ | Posted 04.17.2013 | Travel

NEW YORK -- Carnival Cruise Lines on Wednesday announced a $300 million program to add emergency generators, upgrade fire safety and improve engine ro...

Carnival To Hand Taxpayers The Bill For Crippled Ship

AP | CURT ANDERSON | Posted 04.15.2013 | Business

MIAMI -- Carnival Corp. says all maritime interests must assist without question those in trouble at sea, a duty that would not include reimbursing th...

Carnival Cruise Prices Drop

AP | By BETH J. HARPAZ | Posted 06.12.2013 | Travel

NEW YORK (AP) — Carnival Cruise Lines prices have taken a dip this spring, according to pricing data, and some industry observers are blaming headli...

Carnival Cancels Cruises

AP | DAVID FISCHER | Posted 05.19.2013 | Travel

MIAMI -- The Carnival Triumph, which was crippled by an engine fire in the Gulf of Mexico last month leaving 4,200 people stranded for five days, will...

Carnival Makes The Case For Travel Insurance

Posted 03.19.2013 | Travel

Carnival Cruise Lines has had a rough few weeks, but as difficult as Triumph's drift, Dream's electrical failure and Legend's propulsion problems have...

THIRD Carnival Ship In Trouble

Agence France Presse | | Posted 05.15.2013 | Travel

Yet another Carnival cruise ship is having mechanical problems at sea, the third in a month, US media reported Friday.It was an added headache for the...

Carnival Does It Again!

Andrew Burmon | Posted 05.14.2013 | Travel
Andrew Burmon

The Carnival Dream, currently stranded on St. Maarten thanks to a generator failure, is just the latest ship in the cruise line's fleet to be crippled by prolonged exposure to sea water.

Will Carnival Cruises Get Safer?

AP | Posted 05.13.2013 | Travel

MIAMI BEACH, Fla. (AP) — In a story March 12 about a cruise conference, The Associated Press reported erroneously that Carnival Cruise Lines owns th...

Could Carnival Have Paid More Than $500?

Yelena Lamm | Posted 04.30.2013 | Business
Yelena Lamm

Carnival could have paid a lot more than $500 to its passengers. However, because it has such a stable business model and little regulatory pressure, Carnival can afford to brush this off as another minor incident and keep on sailing.

Carnival's Crisis Mismanagement -- Déjà Vu All Over Again

Lanny Davis | Posted 04.23.2013 | Business
Lanny Davis

A company or a politician that chooses the "limited modified hangout" is disrespecting the public. Such a strategy seems to reflect the attitude conveyed by Jack Nicholson in the famous climactic trial scene in the movie, A Few Good Men: -- "You can't handle the truth!" Oh, yes, we can.

Why Carnival Passengers Should Think Twice Before Suing

Reuters | Posted 04.17.2013 | Business

By Tom Hals Feb 15 (Reuters) - After four days on a crippled cruise ship with overflowing toilets, stifling heat and h...

PHOTOS: Drifting Cruisers' Hilarious Signs

Posted 02.15.2013 | Travel

If there's been one good thing to come out of the five-day cruise from hell on the Carnival Triumph, it's been a spark for the creativity of the waywa...

Passenger Sues Carnival Over 'Horrifying' Conditions

Reuters | Posted 02.15.2013 | Business

Feb 15 (Reuters) - A passenger from the stricken Triumph cruise ship sued Carnival Corp on Friday over "horrifying" conditions, including being forced...

Carnival Triumph Passengers Face Another Setback

Reuters | Posted 04.17.2013 | World

* Docking of ship ends ill-fated voyage * Ship lost power and toilets overflowed * First lawsuit against Carnival Corp f...

Every Downtown Mobile Hotel Booked By Carnival Passengers, Crew

AP | Posted 02.15.2013 | Travel

MOBILE, Ala. -- Every downtown hotel in Mobile was booked solid Thursday night, as crew members, passengers and their family members streamed into the...

Cruise Ship Adrift Off Mexico After Fire

Reuters | Posted 04.12.2013 | World

MEXICO CITY, Feb 10 (Reuters) - The Carnival Triumph, a cruise ship owned by Carnival Corp under its Carnival Cruise Lines brand, was adrift 150 mil...

The Awesome New Way To Get Married Like A Pirate

Posted 11.07.2012 | Weddings

For couples dreaming of tying the knot in true pirate fashion, it's time to grab your parrot and treasure chest: weddings at sea just got a whole lot ...

Cruse Line Cracks Down On Chair Hogs

Posted 08.02.2012 | Travel

Sun loungers beware, the cruise police might be coming after you. Carnival Cruise Lines has announced a new program by which it will get rid of tho...

Why I'd Rather Cruise Than Fly Any Day

George Hobica | Posted 05.10.2012 | Travel
George Hobica

Whoever you are, there's a ship or a line that will float your boat.

Argentina Bars 2 Cruise Ships

AP | ALEJANDRO MADRIL | Posted 04.28.2012 | Travel

USHUAIA, Argentina — An Argentine province turned away two Carnival Corp. cruise ships early Monday, seeking leverage against Britain in the cou...

Cruise Officer: 'Costa Concordia A Wake Up Call'

Jay Herring | Posted 04.02.2012 | Travel
Jay Herring

Recent debates about whether cruising is safe versus whether it should be safer are misguided. Yes it is safe, but yes it could, and should, be safer. Some shortcomings still need to be addressed.

R. Kelly To Headline Cruise

Posted 12.16.2011 | Travel

R. Kelly -- yes that R. Kelly -- will be hosting a "Love Letter" cruise next year. Organized by Concerts Cruise, an entertainment promoter for some...

FBI Investigates Dead Newborn Found Aboard Cruise Ship

AP | By The Associated Press | Posted 12.17.2011 | Travel

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — The FBI says a mother whose newborn baby was found dead on the Carnival Dream cruise ship has returned to the United Stat...

Massive Cruise Industry Sale Starts October 17

Anne Campbell | Posted 12.12.2011 | Travel
Anne Campbell

The entire cruise industry, some 25 companies, is putting 2012 departures on sale in a promotion called "The World's Largest Cruise Sale."