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8 On-the-Go Food and Travel Tips

Margaret Marshall | Posted 09.06.2014 | Travel
Margaret Marshall

Your vacation will remain more pleasurable when you enjoy your food without being stuffed. You'll sleep better, feel terrific, and be energetic and lively throughout the entire trip.

Will Carnival's Passengers Triumph in Court?

Spencer Aronfeld | Posted 05.06.2014 | Miami
Spencer Aronfeld

Dozens of the passengers who were aboard Carnival Cruise Line's Triumph last year when a fire left the ship disabled and adrift in the Gulf of Mexico ...

Cruise Trends and Deals for 2014!

Stewart Chiron | Posted 05.06.2014 | Travel
Stewart Chiron

That's terrific news for consumers because that means more options and better deals. Several more new cruise ships will debut this year than 2013, which yielded the smallest crop in decades.

Slideshow: Best Cruise Lines for Romance

U.S. News Travel | Posted 03.18.2014 | Travel
U.S. News Travel

Maybe it's the fact that you and your better half can sail off into the sunset night after night, or maybe it's the ability to discover multiple locales while enjoying intimate meals, couples spa treatments and spacious cabins. Whatever the reason, cruises offer an inspiring setting for igniting romance.

Bouncing Booties, Bounties and Bankruptcy: PR Pardons for 2013

Mark Pettit | Posted 01.27.2014 | Business
Mark Pettit

"PR Pardons" are for those we think have paid their public penance and deserve a fresh start--at least from a public relations perspective. Don't worry, despite dominating national coverage, Toronto Mayor Rob Ford and Healthcare.gov are not on our list.

Celebrity Cruises: Bringing the Cuisine of the Seas Close to Home

Lin Humphrey | Posted 01.23.2014 | Business
Lin Humphrey

Most cruise line executives cite overcoming misperceptions of the cruise vacation as one of their key marketing challenges. One common myth they battle is that a cruise is the equivalent of a Las Vegas buffet. Over the last couple of years, one line set out to prove this image wrong in a big way.

Top Tips for Cruising With Kids

Budget Travel | Posted 10.08.2013 | Travel
Budget Travel

Advice on everything from how to pack smart, keep the little ones safe, find reliable onboard child care, and which cruise lines are rolling out the red carpet for families.

Miami Heat Owner Ditches CEO Job

The Huffington Post | Posted 06.25.2013 | Business

Micky Arison, majority owner of the Miami Heat, which last week won the NBA championship, will step down as chief executive officer of Carnival Corpo...

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.

5 Things Midlifers Should Not Do This Summer

The Huffington Post | Ann Brenoff | Posted 05.25.2013 | Fifty

"Summertime, and the living is easy," so said George Gershwin in the 1935 opera Porgy and Bess. Gershwin clearly lived a long time ago. Summertime bri...

Carnival Cruise Lines: A Prescription for Navigating Rough Media Waters

Lin Humphrey | Posted 07.06.2013 | Business
Lin Humphrey

Despite the criticism the line has received, Carnival has the opportunity to show great leadership in how it responds going forward. Here are five steps Carnival should take to improve its media problems.

Carnival Plans $300 Million In Ship Improvements

AP | BETH J. HARPAZ | Posted 04.17.2013 | Travel

NEW YORK -- Carnival Cruise Lines on Wednesday announced a $300 million program to add emergency generators, upgrade fire safety and improve engine ro...

Afraid of Cruising? Smaller Ships Are My Passion

Jean Newman Glock | Posted 06.16.2013 | Travel
Jean Newman Glock

I have been fortunate to sail on almost all of the five star cruise lines sailing today and have sailed most itineraries. While I would choose an ocean liner for any ocean crossing, for everything else, I look for small.

$1.3 Million Fine For Costa Concordia Shipwreck

AP | Posted 04.10.2013 | World

ROME -- A judge in Tuscany fined Italian cruise line Costa Crociere SpA 1 million euros ($1.3 million) Wednesday for the 2012 shipwreck of the Concord...

Carnival's Social Nightmare

John P. David | Posted 05.27.2013 | Business
John P. David

Aside from offering an outlet for professional and amateur comedy writers to try new material, social media plays an increasing role in how we learn about crises and disasters -- and also how communications and PR pros must respond to the same mishaps.

Carnival Cancels Cruises

AP | DAVID FISCHER | Posted 05.19.2013 | Travel

MIAMI -- The Carnival Triumph, which was crippled by an engine fire in the Gulf of Mexico last month leaving 4,200 people stranded for five days, will...

Carnival Makes The Case For Travel Insurance

Posted 03.19.2013 | Travel

Carnival Cruise Lines has had a rough few weeks, but as difficult as Triumph's drift, Dream's electrical failure and Legend's propulsion problems have...

Carnival Does It Again!

Andrew Burmon | Posted 05.14.2013 | Travel
Andrew Burmon

The Carnival Dream, currently stranded on St. Maarten thanks to a generator failure, is just the latest ship in the cruise line's fleet to be crippled by prolonged exposure to sea water.

Could Carnival Have Paid More Than $500?

Yelena Lamm | Posted 04.30.2013 | Business
Yelena Lamm

Carnival could have paid a lot more than $500 to its passengers. However, because it has such a stable business model and little regulatory pressure, Carnival can afford to brush this off as another minor incident and keep on sailing.

The Real Story Of The Carnival Triumph

Stewart Chiron | Posted 04.30.2013 | Travel
Stewart Chiron

I've been asked several times if I feel comfortable and safe going on a cruise, especially after this latest incident. The simple answer is I wouldn't think twice and neither should you!

Carnival's Crisis Mismanagement -- Déjà Vu All Over Again

Lanny Davis | Posted 04.23.2013 | Business
Lanny Davis

A company or a politician that chooses the "limited modified hangout" is disrespecting the public. Such a strategy seems to reflect the attitude conveyed by Jack Nicholson in the famous climactic trial scene in the movie, A Few Good Men: -- "You can't handle the truth!" Oh, yes, we can.

Hell Cruise

Doug Molitor | Posted 04.22.2013 | Comedy
Doug Molitor

The big compensation offer from Carnival: $500 for their trouble. Plus, another Carnival cruise. That's not compensation, that's a threat.

Putting Trust on Cruise Control at Carnival

Jeffrey Sonnenfeld | Posted 04.21.2013 | Business
Jeffrey Sonnenfeld

Most bosses have been skillfully coached to conduct themselves in public in ways where they appear to care about building trust despite how they may vary in actual leadership choices. Can there be a more management mantra than "build trust" with key constituents?

Words That Shaped Last Week: "Carnival," "Meteorites," and "Banana Joe"

Vanity Fair | Posted 04.21.2013 | Media
Vanity Fair

By Juli Weiner, Vanity Fair For your edification, a look back at the phrases, nouns, and neologisms that have, for better or for worse, shaped the ...

If Only Carnival Cruised to Syria

David Westin | Posted 04.20.2013 | Media
David Westin

There's nothing wrong with covering things people are interested in. Who are we to tell them they shouldn't be? The problem isn't with what TV news covers, it's with what it doesn't cover. Or doesn't cover nearly enough.