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Costa Concordia

4 More Bodies Found

AP | FRANCES D'EMILIO | Posted 04.23.2012 | World

ROME (AP) — Divers searching the capsized Costa Concordia cruise ship found eight bodies Wednesday on one of the passenger decks, including that of ...

Cruise Deals Abound Early In The Year

Travelzoo | Posted 04.23.2012 | Travel

Industry insiders call this time of year "wave season," and cruise lines and cruise agents are launching aggressive sales to capture advance bookings for the entire year.

'Very Strange' Test Results For Costa Concordia Captain

AP | By FRANCES D'EMILIO | Posted 04.19.2012 | World

ROME -- Lawyers for survivors of the capsized Costa Concordia cruise ship on Saturday pressed for new drug tests on the ship's captain after traces of...

More Survivors From Cruise Disaster Sue Company

Reuters | Posted 04.15.2012 | World

* 39 passengers sued ship's owners in Miami court * Lawsuit alleges gross negligence, carelessness * Cos...

Relatives Remember Loved Ones One Month After Crash

AP | By SIMONE CAMILLI | Posted 02.14.2012 | Travel

GIGLIO, Italy -- Tossing bouquets of red roses into the sea, the relatives of people still missing one month after the Costa Concordia cruise ship dis...

Costa Concordia Video Shows Crew Reactions To Cruise Crash

Posted 02.14.2012 | World

Previously unseen footage inside the Costa Concordia cruise ship released on Italian TV shows crew reactions to the ship's imminent sinking. In the vi...

Wrecked Cruise Ship Moves In Rough Seas

AP | Posted 04.11.2012 | World

ROME -- Italian officials say rough seas have increased movements of the crippled Costa Concordia and are thwarting the start of fuel removal a month ...

Lawyer: Surviving Costa Passengers Want To Change Industry

AP | By FRANCES D'EMILIO | Posted 02.08.2012 | Travel

ROME -- A U.S. lawyer for compensation-seeking survivors of the Costa Concordia capsizing said Wednesday he will push for changes in maritime laws and...

Italy Keeps Costa Concordia Captain Under House Arrest

AP | Posted 04.08.2012 | World

ROME — An Italian court refused Tuesday to lift an order of house arrest for Francesco Schettino, the captain of Costa Concordia cruise ship tha...

Italy Keeps Costa Concordia Captain Under House Arrest

AP | Posted 04.08.2012 | World

ROME — An Italian court refused Tuesday to lift an order of house arrest for Francesco Schettino, the captain of Costa Concordia cruise ship tha...

Venice Rebels Against Cruise Industry

AP | By COLLEEN BARRY | Posted 02.06.2012 | Travel

VENICE, Italy -- It's a matter of perspective. From aboard a 12-deck cruise liner, the sight of St. Mark's Square, the Doge's Palace and Bridge of Sig...

Funeral Set For Missing Minnesota Couple

AP | Posted 02.06.2012 | Travel

WHITE BEAR LAKE, Minn. -- A memorial Mass has been scheduled for a Minnesota couple who are missing in the Italian cruise ship disaster, their family ...

Passenger Sues Costa Over Miscarriage

Posted 02.06.2012 | Travel

Another Costa Concordia passenger has come forward and filed a lawsuit against Costa Crociere. A 30-year-old Italian woman identified only as Crist...

PHOTOS: Best Large-Ship Cruise Lines

Travel + Leisure | Posted 04.04.2012 | Travel
Travel + Leisure

Large ships can deliver a seemingly endless variety of amenities and curated programs. The virtue of being big is boundlessness.

France Opens Investigation Into Costa Concordia Tragedy

AP | Posted 04.03.2012 | World

PARIS -- The Paris prosecutor has opened a preliminary investigation into the grounding off the Italian coast of the Costa Concordia cruise ship that ...

Frying Pans Help Save Trapped Costa Concordia Officer

Posted 02.01.2012 | World

The last person to be rescued from the Costa Concordia shipwreck is sharing the details of his dramatic rescue, telling reporters he caught the attent...

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.

Family Of Missing Couple Accepts Search End

AP | Posted 04.01.2012 | Travel

WHITE BEAR LAKE, Minn. -- Family members of a Minnesota couple missing in the Italian cruise ship disaster said Tuesday they accept the decision to en...

Cruise Bookings Fall Following Concordia

AP | By SCOTT MAYEROWITZ | Posted 01.31.2012 | Travel

NEW YORK -- The frightful images of a sinking Italian cruise ship have scared off some cruise passengers, at least temporarily, during the industry's ...

Italy Ends Search For Missing From Concordia Tragedy

AP | Posted 04.01.2012 | World

GIGLIO, Italy -- Italian emergency officials are ending the search for missing people in the submerged part of the Costa Concordia cruise ship due to ...

DNC Chief Accuses RNC Chair Of 'Incendiary' Obama Comparison

Posted 01.30.2012 | Politics

RNC chief Reince Preibus' recent comparison of President Barack Obama to the disgraced Italian captain of the Costa Concordia cruise liner, which hit ...

Retirees Occupy Century Aluminum

Leo W. Gerard | Posted 03.31.2012 | Business
Leo W. Gerard

On Dec. 18, a dozen retirees, men and women in their 60s, 70s, even 80s, began occupying a median strip along Route 33 in front of the closed Century Aluminum smelter in Ravenswood, W.Va.

Sightseeing For Sore Eyes: Costa Concordia Removal Could Take 10 Months

AP | COLLEEN BARRY and FULVIO PAOLOCCI | Posted 03.30.2012 | World

GIGLIO, Italy — The cruise ship that capsized off Italy's coast will take up to 10 months to remove, officials said Sunday, as rough seas off th...

Rough Sea Stalls Fuel Removal From Costa Concordia

AP | NICOLE WINFIELD and FULVIO PAOLUCCI | Posted 03.29.2012 | World

GIGLIO, Italy — Rough seas off Italy's Tuscan coast forced a delay in the planned Saturday start of the operation to remove a half-million gallo...

Why Costa Concordia Lawsuits May Go Nowhere

AP | By CURT ANDERSON | Posted 01.28.2012 | Travel

MIAMI -- While the parent company of the owner of the stricken Costa Concordia is based in Miami, passengers who want to file a lawsuit in U.S. courts...