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Costa Concordia

Risk Agility and Decision Making in the 21st Century

Daniel Wagner | Posted 05.24.2016 | Business
Daniel Wagner

As risks have evolved from being phenomenological occurrences in the natural world, the twenty-first century is in many ways the era of man-made risk and man-stoked fires.

Haunting Costa Concordia Photos Show What's Left Inside The Shipwreck

The Huffington Post | Jesselyn Cook | Posted 01.25.2016 | World

Four years after the Costa Concordia cruise ship capsized off the Italian coast, stunning images taken by photographer Jonathan Danko Kielkowski give ...

In Venice, Politics vs. Photos

J. Michael Welton | Posted 08.27.2016 | Arts
J. Michael Welton

Mystery and intrigue may be synonymous with the city of Venice, but the latest imbroglio between politicians and preservationists there seems a little more ham-handed.

Giornale Adriatico-Mediterraneo: Porto Ercole

Francis Levy | Posted 06.23.2016 | Travel
Francis Levy

Porto Ercole is one of the resorts you reach when you pass through Tuscany on the way to the Mediterranean or Tyrrhenean Sea as its called at this latitude. It's a sleepy little resort, with small yachts and boats moored in its harbor.

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.

Costa Concordia Captain Allegedly Jumped Off Sinking Ship To Save Himself

Agence France Presse | | Posted 01.23.2014 | World

A trainee officer on board the Costa Concordia when it sank off an Italian island last year told a court Monday that the captain did not fall off the ...

Moscow Maelstrom: Lightweight Biennale Outshone by Satellite Shows & Atypical Art Fair

Simon Hewitt | Posted 01.23.2014 | Arts
Simon Hewitt

The 5th Moscow Biennale, which closed October 20, saw Political Correctness rear its head beneath the Kremlin walls as feminist Belgian curator Catherine de Zegher turned the swanky Manège exhibition center into a Global Bazaar.

LOOK: Before And After Images Of The Costa Concordia

The Huffington Post | Hunter Stuart | Posted 09.25.2013 | World

New bird's-eye images showing the wrecked Costa Concordia cruise ship before and after the epic 19-hour operation to turn it upright were released Wed...

LOOK: The Costa Concordia Operation In 1 Minute

Posted 09.17.2013 | World

Salvage crews finished pulling the Costa Concordia wreck upright on Tuesday, more than 20 months after the cruise ship capsized off the coast of Italy...

How The Costa Concordia Operation Works

The Associated Press | Posted 11.16.2013 | World

The Associated Press explains parbuckling, the process that's being used to salvage the Costa Concordia wreck....

LIVE: Crews Salvage Costa Concordia

Posted 09.17.2013 | World

Salvage crews started to set the capsized cruise liner Costa Concordia upright on Monday, more than a year after it ran aground near Italy's Giglio I...

Impressive Photo Shows Costa Concordia Wreck From The Air

Posted 11.13.2013 | World

Salvage crews in Italy could start as early as next week on a daunting operation to set the wreck of the Costa Concordia cruise liner upright. More th...

Italy To Raise Costa Concordia Wreckage

Agence France Presse | | Posted 10.16.2013 | World

The Costa Concordia cruise ship will be raised up next month near the Italian island where it still lies keeled over more than a year on from the dead...

5 Sentenced In Cruise Ship Disaster

Reuters | Posted 09.19.2013 | Business

* First convictions in cruise disaster trial * Victims of accident say sentences too light * Lawyers could ask appeals c...

Costa Concordia Captain To Face Trial For Manslaughter

Reuters | Posted 07.22.2013 | World

ROME, May 22 (Reuters) - The captain of the cruise ship Costa Concordia, which capsized off Italy's west coast last year killing 32 people, will fac...

India To Make Costa Concordia Movie

Agence France Presse | | Posted 06.13.2013 | World

An Indian film loosely based on last year's Costa Concordia shipwreck is to start shooting this year in the same region of Italy where the disaster ha...

Court Docs Detail Tragic Final Moments From Costa Concordia Victims

The Huffington Post | Katherine Bindley | Posted 03.06.2013 | World

Sixty pages of court documents presented by the prosecution to an Italian court earlier this week have revealed new details about the final moments of...

What This Wreck Can Teach Us About The Costa Concordia

Andrew Burmon | Posted 04.09.2013 | Travel
Andrew Burmon

An aging wreck shows what might have happened if Giglio made the slightly more eccentric but potentially more savvy choice to keep the wreck as a monument and attraction.

All Hands on Deck!

George Heymont | Posted 03.22.2013 | Arts
George Heymont

I tip my hat to Kathleen Marshall, who directed and choreographed the revival of Anything Goes with the intention of adding plenty of snap, crackle, and pop to a show that is nearly 80 years old. The result is quite astounding.

'We Were Left Behind To Die'

Benji Smith | Posted 03.17.2013 | Books
Benji Smith

One year ago today, I was on my honeymoon, walking the streets of Rome arm-in-arm with my new bride. At the end of the afternoon, as the sun was setting behind the Colosseum, we walked back up the gangplank of our cruise ship -- the Costa Concordia -- and headed back out to sea.

PHOTOS: One Year After Crash, Costa Concordia Wreck Remains Adrift

The Huffington Post | Shirin Barghi | Posted 01.14.2013 | World

On Jan. 13, 2012, the Costa Concordia luxury cruise ship ran aground and capsized off the Italian coast, resulting in the tragic deaths of 32 people. ...

Paul Brady

Has The Cruise Industry Really Changed?

HuffingtonPost.com | Paul Brady | Posted 01.12.2013 | Travel

A year after the grounding of the Costa Concordia cost at least 30 of the ship's 3,780-passenger their lives, the cruise industry is looking to move p...

My 2012 'McLaughlin Awards' (Part 1)

Chris Weigant | Posted 02.20.2013 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Welcome to the seventh annual homage (which sounds so much nicer than "blatant ripoff," don't you think?) to the television show The McLaughlin Group, since they have the most extensive year-end award category list of anyone around.

Costa Concordia Captain Claims Book Will Reveal 'Shocking Truth'

The Huffington Post | Posted 11.16.2012 | World

Captain Francesco Schettino gained infamy in January after abandoning his cruise ship, the Costa Concordia, when it sank off the Tuscan island of Gigl...

Costa Concordia Crew Given 'Seafarer' Award

Posted 09.27.2012 | Travel

The crew of the Costa Concordia, which struck the island Italian island of Giglio on January 13 and capsized, have been collectively awarded the "Seaf...