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Costa Concordia

2 More Bodies Recovered From The Costa Concordia

Reuters | Posted 01.23.2012 | World

GIGLIO, Italy, Jan 23 (Reuters) - Divers on Monday found two more bodies on deck number four of the Costa Concordia, the capsized cruise liner resti...

UPDATE: Concordia Passengers Given 30% Off Next Cruise

Posted 01.23.2012 | Travel

UPDATE, 1/23, 1:15 p.m.: A memo sent by Costa Cruises to travel agents was sent to Huffington Post Travel. In it, the company confirms that guests...

PHOTOS: 10 Cruise Ideas For Determined Passengers

Shermans Travel | Posted 03.24.2012 | Travel
Shermans Travel

Cruising may not be your first vacation choice in the wake of last week's Costa Concordia crash, but the resilient cruise industry is moving full steam ahead.

Costa Concordia: Unanswered Questions Remain

Anne Campbell | Posted 03.24.2012 | Travel
Anne Campbell

Seven bodies were found at muster stations, where passengers meet to board lifeboats, in life jackets.

Will Costa Concordia Go From Ship To Tourist Attraction?

Dr. Philip Stone | Posted 03.23.2012 | Travel
Dr. Philip Stone

What seems to be making the sinking of the Costa Concordia such a compelling narrative and the ship such an attraction is parallels with the Titanic disaster 100 years ago.

Costa Concordia Captain Claims Bosses Ordered Disastrous 'Salute'

Reuters | Posted 03.23.2012 | World

By Antonella Cinelli GIGLIO, Italy, Jan 22 (Reuters) - The captain of the cruise liner that capsized off Italy's coast has told prose...

Cruise Captain Denies Delaying Alarm

Reuters | Posted 03.22.2012 | World

GIGLIO, Italy, Jan 21 (Reuters) - The captain of the cruise ship Costa Concordia, which struck a rock and capsized off Italy, told magistrates he in...

Sinking Trust

Joseph F. Coughlin | Posted 03.21.2012 | Science
Joseph F. Coughlin

The sinking of public trust is integral to our faith in complex social and technical systems that undergird everyday life, our confidence in each other, and ultimately our belief that we can build a better future together.

PHOTOS: Editors' Picks Of The Week

Posted 03.21.2012 | World

From the rage-filled protest photos of the Arab Spring to the shots of demonstrators in Guy Fawkes masks occupying anything and everything, the events...

Shocking New Video Of Cruise Ship's Crew Emerges

Posted 01.20.2012 | World

Just moments before Costa Concordia Captain Francesco Schettino ordered a full-scale evacuation of the stricken cruise liner, a crew member urged gues...

'Get Back On Board, Damn It!' T-Shirts A Hit

Reuters | Posted 03.21.2012 | World

ROME (Reuters) - A coast guard officer's "Get back on board damn it!" order to the fleeing captain of the capsized Costa Concordia liner is being prin...

What "Fun" to Take a Cruise: Shame on Carnival and NBC

Charles Alexander | Posted 03.21.2012 | Media
Charles Alexander

As a journalist, I was disturbed by the media's negligence as the disaster unfolded. What I observed was a story of slow-off-the-mark reporting and appalling insensitivity on the part of Carnival Corp. and at least two TV networks.

Miracle On The Hudson Survivors Get Tattoos Together On 'NY Ink'

Posted 03.21.2012 | TV

On Thursday night's episode of "NY Ink" (Thurs., 9 p.m. EST on TLC) three survivors of a near-catastrophe, the crash-landing of US Airways Flight 1549...

Costa Concordia CEO: Owners Unaware Of Dangerous 'Saluting' Practice

Reuters | Posted 03.21.2012 | World

ROME, Jan 20 (Reuters) - The owners of the doomed Italian cruise liner Costa Concordia were not aware of unsafe practices involving ships coming clo...

Want To See Venice From The Deck Of A Cruise? Bring Binoculars

Reuters | Posted 03.20.2012 | World

By Philip Pullella ROME, Jan 19 (Reuters) - Thinking of taking a cruise to view Italy's islands from close up, or admire the Doge's P...

WATCH: A Look Inside The Costa Concordia

Posted 01.19.2012 | Travel

Search efforts inside the Costa Concordia resumed earlier today as calmer seas allowed search and rescue efforts to enter the ship, which had become h...

WATCH: Spooky Look Inside The Costa Concordia

Posted 01.19.2012 | World

How do you go about searching a capsized, 951-foot-long cruise ship? In the footage below, you can watch the eerie scene that recovery divers have ...

Costa Concordia Captain Was With A Woman When Ship Crashed

Posted 01.21.2012 | Travel

When the Costa Concordia ran aground Friday, Captain Francesco Schettino was with a Moldovan woman, according to reports. Domnica Cemortan, 25, a ...

Andrew Burmon

How Safe Is Cruising?

HuffingtonPost.com | Andrew Burmon | Posted 01.19.2012 | Travel

Cruises have long been the chosen, if not the last, resort of anxious travelers, so the industry's defense of its safety record came as little surpris...

Costa Concordia Passenger Found, Americans Still Missing

Posted 01.18.2012 | Travel

A German woman listed as missing and presumed to still be trapped onboard the Costa Concordia has been found safe and sound in Germany, reports MSNBC....

LOOK: Satellite Image Of Costa Concordia Shipwreck

The Huffington Post | John Stephens | Posted 01.18.2012 | World

Commercial satellite operator DigitalGlobe has released a high-resolution satellite image of the Costa Concordia shipwreck as seen from space. (PH...

Titanic Theme Played As Costa Concordia Hit Rocks

Posted 01.18.2012 | Travel

It was the height of irony as the Costa Concordia started going down. A passenger has revealed that the Celine Dion song "My Heart Will Go On," mad...

Costa Concordia Captain's Excuse: 'I Tripped'

Posted 01.18.2012 | World

Having had a long weekend to mull it over, one might think the captain of the Costa Concordia would be able to come up with a better alibi. However...

Will Wrecked Cruise Ship Ever Sail Again?

Posted 01.18.2012 | Science

By: Life's Little Mysteries Staff Published: 01/17/2012 04:49 PM EST on Lifes Little Mysteries Divers are searching for survivors of...

Italian Coast Guard To Costa Captain: "Get On Board, Damn It!"

Anne Campbell | Posted 03.19.2012 | Travel
Anne Campbell

According to a transcript of a telephone conversation between an irate Italian Coast Guard officer and Costa Concordia's captain who had left the ship, the captain was ordered to return to the ship by the Coast Guard, which was in charge of the situation once the vessel crashed.