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The Love Boat Sails Its Final Voyage

Reuters | Ayla Jean Yackley | Posted 10.08.2013 | Travel

ISTANBUL, Aug 7 (Reuters) - The MS Pacific, a cruise ship made famous by its appearance in the popular U.S. 1970s television show "The Love Boat," h...

PHOTOS: The Next Wave Of Cruise Ships

WHERE | Posted 05.20.2013 | Travel

Tanned travelers disembark each day at ports of call around the world for earthbound adventures and return to elegant staterooms each evening. But it ...

Mobile Preps For Carnival Triumph Passengers

Posted 02.13.2013 | Travel

The city of Mobile is preparing to host a few thousand disgruntled tourists. The Carnival Triumph, the disabled cruise ship that's currently being ...

Top Cruises For Animal Lovers

Fodor's | Posted 01.20.2013 | Travel

One of the best ways to get up close and personal with exotic and wild animals in their natural habitat is by boat.

Enormous New Cruise Ship Scheduled For 2016

Posted 10.26.2012 | Travel

Royal Caribbean has confirmed its plans to develop a third Oasis-class ship that could potentially carry more than 5,000 passengers. The new vesse...

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...

When Your Cruise Ship Is Sick

Joel Connable | Posted 10.18.2012 | Travel
Joel Connable

During my years as a television news reporter and anchor, the assignment desk would erupt in activity whenever they heard about a cruise ship coming back to port with sick passengers. But what does "norovirus" really mean -- and should we be worried about it?

PHOTOS: Is The Cruise Buffet On Life Support?

Dr. Irene S. Levine | Posted 05.30.2012 | Travel
Dr. Irene S. Levine

Cruise ship dining once conjured up images of gluttons bellying up to the buffet. Now gastronomy trumps gluttony: A more discerning generation of foodies is selecting ships and itineraries based on their culinary allure.

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.

Carnival Cruise Ship Sits Powerless at Sea After Fire

Anne Campbell | Posted 08.03.2011 | Travel
Anne Campbell

Thankfully, the cruise industry puts its money where it's mouth is in terms of passenger safety by trying to prepare for the worst case scenario: a fire at sea. Ships are built with fire safety in mind.