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Apr 27 2016 07:00 PM
At first glance it would appear that the modern cruise industry is only concerned with building ever more elaborate mega ships that serve as destinations themselves, but another less obvious trend is moving towards smaller ocean vessels and riverboats....
Apr 12 2016 10:00 PM
Cruise ships are self-contained towns unto themselves that just happen to float on the ocean, sea, or whatever body of water the captain chooses to traverse. They’re big, full of entertainment options, and not a bad way to travel (and even live,...
Feb 04 2016 07:00 PM
(Thanks to shows like "Downton Abbey" and the attraction of those PBS Viking cruise commercials, cruises on Europe's rivers have never been more popular. Read more, courtesy of Jason Leppert @ Travel Pulse). River cruising is booming, and its not all...
Dec 25 2015 12:15 PM
A cruise is a vacation full of fun and frivolity under the sun. But if you step out of line (and we’re not talking the conga line), you’ll have to deal with cruise ship security officers. They’re often a courteous and helpful bunch, b...
Dec 03 2015 07:00 PM
(I thought I’d share one traveler’s recent experience on board a Regent Seven Seas luxury cruise – courtesy of TravelPulse – and several reasons why a luxury cruise might not be as unreachable as you think!) So this is ho...
Oct 29 2015 07:00 PM
As fine as the gourmet food is aboard a cruise ship, sometimes you just crave a good hamburger, and many cruise lines cater to those comfort food cravings as well with their own signature offerings. In fact, one not yet on the list, but to soon...
Oct 25 2015 07:00 PM
Who needs a translator? Kids certainly don't aboard a cruise ship, even far from home. "We use a lot of sign language," explained Elizabeth Williams, who is 13 and from London, cruising in Japan aboard the Diamond Princess with her family....
Oct 25 2015 07:00 PM
Perhaps to your initial surprise, Disney Cruise Line can be a wonderful sailing option for adults without children. Any fears you might have about a ship overrun with kids are quickly alleviated, as the children’s facilities are exceptional at ke...
Oct 15 2015 09:40 PM
Smartships with cocktail-wielding robots is just the beginning. Cruise ships have long lagged the rest of the travel industry when it comes to technology. Wi-Fi connections have traditionally been painfully slow, and the only noteworthy technolo...
Sep 23 2015 03:40 PM
The next five years will see a building bonanza in cruising, with both major lines and niche players adding new vessels to their fleets. A total of 55 new vessels will enter service through 2020, representing a total expenditure of more than $25...