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Carnival Triumph

Will Carnival's Passengers Triumph in Court?

Spencer Aronfeld | Posted 05.06.2014 | Miami
Spencer Aronfeld

Dozens of the passengers who were aboard Carnival Cruise Line's Triumph last year when a fire left the ship disabled and adrift in the Gulf of Mexico ...

Cruise Trends and Deals for 2014!

Stewart Chiron | Posted 05.06.2014 | Travel
Stewart Chiron

That's terrific news for consumers because that means more options and better deals. Several more new cruise ships will debut this year than 2013, which yielded the smallest crop in decades.

A Year in Review: The Craziest Travel Stories of 2013

U.S. News Travel | Posted 02.15.2014 | Travel
U.S. News Travel

As the year draws to a close, U.S. News Travel takes a look back at some of the wildest, wackiest and most outrageous travel stories of 2013. Next time you encounter a snafu while traveling, remember, it could always be worse.

Carnival Cruise Lines: A Prescription for Navigating Rough Media Waters

Lin Humphrey | Posted 07.06.2013 | Business
Lin Humphrey

Despite the criticism the line has received, Carnival has the opportunity to show great leadership in how it responds going forward. Here are five steps Carnival should take to improve its media problems.

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 Triumph Breaks Loose From Port

AP | MELISSA NELSON-GABRIEL and PHILLIP LUCAS | Posted 06.03.2013 | World

MOBILE, Ala. — The crippled cruise ship whose sewage-filled breakdown in the Gulf of Mexico subjected thousands to horrendous conditions tore lo...

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...

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.

'Poop Cruise' Ruined Your Chance At '90s Nostalgia

The Huffington Post | Kia Makarechi | Posted 03.01.2013 | Entertainment

Mark McGrath's '90s nostalgia nautical adventure is no more: The singer canceled the Mark McGrath & Friends Cruise in the wake of the Carnival Triumph...

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.

The Real Story Of The Carnival Triumph

Stewart Chiron | Posted 04.30.2013 | Travel
Stewart Chiron

I've been asked several times if I feel comfortable and safe going on a cruise, especially after this latest incident. The simple answer is I wouldn't think twice and neither should you!

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.

Triumph SUES Triumph

Posted 02.21.2013 | Comedy

Passengers on the Carnival Triumph, the ill-fated cruise liner that was without water or electricity for days, are now suing Carnival for unsanitary c...

Hell Cruise

Doug Molitor | Posted 04.22.2013 | Comedy
Doug Molitor

The big compensation offer from Carnival: $500 for their trouble. Plus, another Carnival cruise. That's not compensation, that's a threat.

Putting Trust on Cruise Control at Carnival

Jeffrey Sonnenfeld | Posted 04.21.2013 | Business
Jeffrey Sonnenfeld

Most bosses have been skillfully coached to conduct themselves in public in ways where they appear to care about building trust despite how they may vary in actual leadership choices. Can there be a more management mantra than "build trust" with key constituents?

The Realities Of Cruising

Lea Lane | Posted 04.21.2013 | Travel
Lea Lane

One byproduct of the Triumph's sad tale is that for anyone willing to cruise in the next few months, the bargains are going to be fabulous.

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...

Cruise Passenger Sues Over 'Horrifying' Conditions

Reuters | Posted 04.17.2013 | World

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

Catherine New

Cruise Ship Disaster Makes A PR Mess | Catherine New | Posted 02.19.2013 | Business

They may have been stranded aboard a busted cruise ship for five days with little food, broken sewage systems and no heat or air conditioning, but at ...

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...

Carnival Has Even Bigger Problems On Their Hands

Posted 04.17.2013 | Comedy

Thank goodness the ill-fated Carnival cruise ship "Triumph" has finally reached port, because now we feel slightly better about late night hosts mocki...

Cruise Bookings 'Have Not Been Impacted' Despite Disaster

AP | By BETH J. HARPAZ | Posted 04.17.2013 | Travel

NEW YORK (AP) — Some travel agents say cruise prices and bookings have not yet been affected by reports about a disabled Carnival ship, but others i...

Stewart To CNN: 'You're Not Heroes, Guys'

The Huffington Post | Ross Luippold | Posted 02.15.2013 | Comedy

Jon Stewart opened Thursday's "Daily Show" by calling out CNN for their exhaustive coverage of Triumph, the Carnival cruise ship that was stuck in the...