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PHOTOS: 5 Most Opulent Cruise Ship Suites

Anne Campbell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
Anne Campbell

While it may seem that cruising is strictly a mass market vacation with ships carrying up to 6,000 passengers and activities geared towards families w...

The 8 New Cruise Ships to Debut in 2010/11

Anne Campbell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
Anne Campbell

If you love the biggest, tallest, longest new cruise ships rolling out of European shipyards at a brisk pace, enjoy it now because it's not gonna last.

Princess Cruise Ship Loses Power In Atlantic

AOL Travel News | Fran Golden | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel

The 3,100-passenger Emerald Princess cruise ship lost power Sunday for more than four hours after embarking from Fort Lauderdale to the eastern Caribb...

Caribbean Cruisin' With the Food Network Stars on the High Seas

Sue Frause | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
Sue Frause

I'm a big fan of the Food Network, and although not much of a cruiser, I'd consider going on a culinary cruise. For me, it's an added bonus to have a theme while cruising.

Seabourn's Sojourn Cruise Ship Sets Sail

Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel

Let's hope this is a new trend in cruise travel: the Yachts of Seabourn, a Miami-based company, will launch their newest ship, Sojourn, from London on...

Is the "United States" About to Get Scrapped?

Abigail Pesta | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
Abigail Pesta

I'm referring, of course, to the "S.S. United States" -- the fastest oceanliner ever built. Last week, news broke that the foreign owner of the histor...

The Rooftop Cruise Ship... Wait, What?

Nick Carr | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Nick Carr

Look at the building on Water Street between Beekman & Peck Slip, and you'll see a rooftop structure that can only be described as cruise ship-inspired architecture.

Huge Waves Hit Cruise Ship (VIDEO) Cruise travelers tell of deadly waves off Spain

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

(AP) BARCELONA, Spain — The Mediterranean was heaving as the 68-year-old Italian stood in the cruise ship lounge. A moment later a monstrous wav...

Brazil Quarantines Cruise Ship After Hundreds Of Passengers Stricken With Vomiting And Diarrhea

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

(AP) SAO PAULO - Hundreds of passengers aboard an international cruise ship were stricken with vomiting and diarrhea, prompting a temporary quarantine...

Huge Waves Kills 2 On Mediterranean Cruise Ship

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

BARCELONA, Spain — A 26-foot wave smashed into a cruise ship carrying nearly 2,000 people in the Mediterranean on Wednesday, smashing glass wind...

When Political Correctness Gets in the Way of Charity

Rachel Dunn | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Rachel Dunn

When I read that Royal Caribbean cruise ships were stopping in Labadee, Haiti, I reacted with outrage. When I started thinking, I realized I was and am glad that the cruise ships are stopping in Haiti.

Oasis Of The Seas (PHOTOS): The World's Largest Cruise Ship

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

The Oasis Of The Seas , the new cruise ship from Royal Caribbean International, is the world's largest passenger ship ever built, and it features a va...

Cougar Carnival Cruise Discontinued: Carnival Cruise Lines Ends Offering

Seattle Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Carnival Cruise Lines won't be sailing anymore with a boatload of "cougars" and their willing prey. The Miami-based company has turned down a request ...

World's Largest Cruise Ship Sets Sail From Finland

AP | MATTI HUUHTANEN | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

HELSINKI — It's five times larger than the Titanic, has seven neighborhoods, an ice rink, a golf course and a 750-seat outdoor amphitheater. The...

Astoria Characters: The Gallant Globe-Trotter

Nancy Ruhling | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Nancy Ruhling

Timothee Faberger, flight attendant/caterer/tour guide, has made a profession of making guests feel at home whether they're at his three-family house in Astoria or in Russia on a river cruise.

Real Ballroom Dancing for Regular People

Janet Carlson | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Janet Carlson

It's hard for a novice to step into the ballroom studio -- those suave, glamorous, sexy, elegant pros in the studios and on TV these days can be so intimidating

Strange Love

Suz Redfearn | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Suz Redfearn

I emerged from the vet clinic toting the big pet carrier. In it was my cat Habbib. At age 19, he had just been pronounced blind, likely from his lymph...

Toilet Tour

Scott Diel | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Scott Diel

A veteran Estonian guide told me many guides won't work with Americans because they act like kids. "I know it's not easy," he said. "But you have to boss them around. It's what they want."

Brazil: 340 On Cruise Ship, MSC Sinfonia, Stricken With Mysterious Sickness

AP | BRADLEY BROOKS | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil — Hundreds of passengers on a Swiss-owned cruise ship were stricken with severe vomiting and diarrhea caused by a mysteri...

Jennifer Seitz: Search Suspended For Missing Cruise Ship Passenger

AP | TAMARA LUSH | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

MIAMI — The family of a missing cruise ship passenger said Monday that they suspect the woman "chose an unfortunate ending to her life" and jump...

Polar Tourism Boom - Risk To Nature?

Dot Earth | Andrew C. Revkin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Just over one year after the polar cruise ship MV Explorer sank off Antarctica, another such ship, the MV Ushuaia, has run aground on rocks in the sam...

UPDATE: Chilean Ship Rescues Stranded Cruise Ship In Antarctic

AP | VICENTE L. PANETTA | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina — The Chilean navy rescued all 122 people from a leaking cruise ship off Antarctica on Friday. The Chilean ship Aquiles...

Cruise Ship Stranded In Antarctic With 122 On Board

Reuters | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

BUENOS AIRES - An Antarctic cruise ship carrying 122 passengers and crew started to take on water and leak fuel after it ran aground on Thursday, an A...

The Cruise Ship that Ate My Brain

Alison Stein Wellner | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Alison Stein Wellner

At this time last week, I was on a two-day preview cruise for a new ship, the Celebrity Solstice. Now, I'm not a very experienced "cruiser, I'd only b...

Canadian Cruise Ship Evacuated After Hitting Submerged Ice Off Antarctica

AP | BILL CORMIER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

A Canadian cruise ship struck submerged ice off Antarctica and began sinking, but all 154 passengers and crew, Americans and Britons among them, took ...