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Take A Cruise For Dirt Cheap: Here's How

AP | ALEX VEIGA | Posted 06.19.2013 | Travel

Recent images of a cruise ship limping back to port after an engine malfunction didn't do the cruise industry any favors heading into the summer vacat...

Quantum Of The Seas' New Thrills At Sea

Anita Dunham-Potter | Posted 06.16.2013 | Travel
Anita Dunham-Potter

Its clear Quantum of the Seas is certainly a game changer in an industry that desperately needs some good news lately.

Carnival To Hand Taxpayers The Bill For Crippled Ship

AP | CURT ANDERSON | Posted 04.15.2013 | Business

MIAMI -- Carnival Corp. says all maritime interests must assist without question those in trouble at sea, a duty that would not include reimbursing th...

Five Ways To Avoid Cruise Hell

Anita Dunham-Potter | Posted 06.09.2013 | Travel
Anita Dunham-Potter

Plenty of things can go wrong on a cruise vacation. You could get seasick, or sleep through breakfast, or lose at blackjack, or puke over the rail, or god forbid be on a cruise ship that's lost power and drifting out to sea.

The Worst Place On A Cruise Ship Is Not What You'd Think

Anita Dunham-Potter | Posted 06.05.2013 | Travel
Anita Dunham-Potter

If you ask regular cruisers, they might tell you to avoid the cigar bar or the Lido Pool area. But for me, it's the art auction area.

'Sea Is Too Loud' And Other Crazy Cruise Complaints

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 04.02.2013 | Travel

A list of the wackiest cruise complaints from has been making waves, with gems such as a woman grumbling that the ocean was "too loud"...

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.

Caribbean Port Forgets About Arrival Of Giant Ship | Posted 03.01.2013 | Travel

One of the world's largest cruise ships was turned away from Nassau in the Bahamas last week after the port forgot to save it a berth, the Nassau Trib...

Friday Talking Points -- Filibusted

Chris Weigant | Posted 04.17.2013 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Our Most Impressive Democrat Of The Week was Representative Zoe Lofgren, who (with a Republican co-sponsor) this week introduced legislation to regulate the use of drones for domestic police work.

Cruise Ship Accident Kills 5

Reuters | Posted 04.12.2013 | World

MADRID, Feb 10 (Reuters) - Five crew members died in an emergency drill on a cruise ship in the Canary Islands on Sunday, police sai...

5 Dead, 3 Injured In Spanish Cruise Ship Accident

AP | ARTURO RODRIGUEZ | Posted 04.12.2013 | World

LA PALMA, Canary Islands — A lifeboat being used on a safety drill aboard a cruise ship in Spain's Canary Islands fell about 65 feet (20 meters)...

WATCH: Hurricane Sandy Trashes Disney Cruise

Posted 10.29.2012 | Miami

Cruise-goers hitting the high seas on the Disney Fantasy experienced a less than relaxing ride near Miami Friday as rough waves from Hurricane Sandy t...

How to Enjoy a Cruise Vacation Without Going Overboard

Michelle May, M.D. | Posted 07.29.2012 | Healthy Living
Michelle May, M.D.

By changing your cruise mindset to a mindful eating mindset, you'll enjoy your cruise -- or any vacation -- without taking it home with you.

Cruise Ships Financially Exploit Onshore Stores

Nicole Glass | Posted 07.21.2012 | Business
Nicole Glass

Their seemingly-cultural onshore excursions are a product of the more than half a billion dollars their cruise line pays on advertising each year. With shopping bags in hand, the suntanned Caribbean vacationers return to the ship that their wallets never parted from.

How Could the Sinking of the Titanic Have Been Prevented?

Quora | Posted 07.11.2012 | Travel

This question originally appeared on Quora. By Chris O'Regan, Amateur Titanic enthusiast from Brisbane 1. Titanic could have been constructed with...

Titanic: Why It Still Matters

Robert Sullivan | Posted 06.02.2012 | Books
Robert Sullivan

Titanic had a thorough mix of humanity, traveling together toward whatever fate awaited. That fate, everyone figured, was a docking in New York. But an iceberg intervened and here is where the question "Why do we still care about Titanic?" gets more interesting.

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...

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...

PHOTOS: 10 Cruise Ideas For Determined Passengers

Shermans Travel | Posted 03.24.2012 | Travel
Shermans Travel

Cruising may not be your first vacation choice in the wake of last week's Costa Concordia crash, but the resilient cruise industry is moving full steam ahead.

Shocking New Video Of Cruise Ship's Crew Emerges

Posted 01.20.2012 | World

Just moments before Costa Concordia Captain Francesco Schettino ordered a full-scale evacuation of the stricken cruise liner, a crew member urged gues...

WATCH: Spooky Look Inside The Costa Concordia

Posted 01.19.2012 | World

How do you go about searching a capsized, 951-foot-long cruise ship? In the footage below, you can watch the eerie scene that recovery divers have ...

Must The Captain Go Down With The Ship?

AP | KARL RITTER | Posted 03.20.2012 | World

STOCKHOLM — Seafaring tradition holds that the captain should be last to leave a sinking ship. But is it realistic to expect skippers to suppres...

Will Wrecked Cruise Ship Ever Sail Again?

Posted 01.18.2012 | Science

By: Life's Little Mysteries Staff Published: 01/17/2012 04:49 PM EST on Lifes Little Mysteries Divers are searching for survivors of...

Cruises Offer Relaxation, Anarchy

Stinson Carter | Posted 03.18.2012 | Travel
Stinson Carter

When you're on a cruise ship, you are visiting a foreign country with no embassy, no consumer watchdog agency and no real accountability of any kind.

How To Crash A $400 Million Cruise Ship

Anne Campbell | Posted 03.18.2012 | Travel
Anne Campbell

I've been covering the cruise industry for almost 20 years, so when the first photos of Costa Concordia appeared, to say I was stunned is an understatement.