01/23/2012 08:22 am ET Updated Mar 24, 2012

10 New Cruise Ideas For Determined Passengers (PHOTOS)

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.

ShermansTravel editors have singled out the 10 cruises in 2012 that are most likely to be making waves from new behemoth boats plying Caribbean and Mediterranean to intimate luxury vessels exploring emerging, off-the-path ports. Make your maritime match with new itineraries geared to families, foodies, techies, history buffs and more.

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Top 10 Cruises in 2012