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Carnival's New Ship "Vista" Features The World's First Beer Brewery At Sea

Spencer Aronfeld | Posted 05.25.2016 | Travel
Spencer Aronfeld

The 133,500-ton Vista has a maximum passenger capacity of 4,980 and boasts what we believe is the first-ever craft beer brewery at sea.

More Mega Cruise Ships On The Way

Spencer Aronfeld | Posted 09.25.2015 | Travel
Spencer Aronfeld

The arrival of a mega ship could double a small port's population by adding an entire city of sick people. Moreover, the larger mega cruise ships will, by having more people aboard, increase the passengers' risk of outbreaks of illnesses like the norovirus.

Making Waves | Virgin Cruises

Spencer Aronfeld | Posted 07.30.2016 | Travel
Spencer Aronfeld

Billionaire Richard Branson does not do anything "small" or "quietly." His move into the cruise line industry is sure to bring much needed competition and his signature "Virgin" quality and style. As a lawyer who represents people who have been injured during a cruise, I just hope he makes them safe.

Yonderbound: Disrupting Travel Booking and Breaking Tech's Glass Ceiling

Lin Humphrey | Posted 10.27.2014 | Business
Lin Humphrey

In my past career in travel ecommerce, one of the key issues I ran into was the extremely structured data format received from traditional reservation systems, which left little room for innovating the booking process.

Six Cruises That Offer Private Island Retreats

The Huffington Post | Lisa_Miller | Posted 11.17.2014 | Travel

How can a cruise line differentiate itself from all of its sea-faring brethren? While some lines are offering themed voyages, celebrity guests and...

Royal Caribbean: Investing in Long-Term Relationships

Lin Humphrey | Posted 08.03.2013 | Business
Lin Humphrey

Despite the prevalent consumer advertising and online booking capabilities cruise lines have in the marketplace, most cruise vacations are booked by travel agents. Leading the charge to advance these long-term distribution system relationships for Royal Caribbean is Vicki Freed.

When Are Cruise Lines Accountable?

Spencer Aronfeld | Posted 05.13.2013 | Travel
Spencer Aronfeld

As the shore slowly fades into the horizon so do the legal rights of cruise ship passengers.

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 ...

The Disney Dream: A Huffington Post Travel Cruise Ship Guide

Posted 01.07.2013 | Travel

The Disney Dream is the third ship in Disney Cruise Line's fleet, and the sister ship to the Disney Fantasy. With so many cruises and cruise lines to ...

Wanna Be Green? Hotels Say It's All About The Towel

Peter Mandel | Posted 06.03.2012 | Travel
Peter Mandel

The bathroom is where your hotel's earnest personality really begins to beam.

New Deals On Cruise Shore Excursions

Posted 04.02.2012 | Travel

Travel website Viator, which offers tours and activities around the world, is dipping a toe into the waters of shore excursions, until now a near-mono...

PHOTOS: Cruise Line Shares Cupcake Secrets

Posted 03.23.2012 | Travel

Here's hoping there's no TSA ban on these cupcakes too. Royal Caribbean cruises, which offers a cupcake shop on some of its ships, including the Al...

7 Things You Should Not Do on a Cruise Ship

Anne Campbell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
Anne Campbell

As a journalist covering the cruise industry, I try to be as thorough as possible in providing tips and advice on taking a cruise. Here's one: Don't try to sink the ship.

Sail Around The World With Cunard Ships In 2012 (POLL)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel

On Tuesday, Cunard announced plans for two ambitious world cruises to take place in 2012, continuing a long tradition of globe-circling itineraries, a...