Aug 20, 2013 Alaska is the first state to crack down on so-called 'port lecturers' who try to steer cruise ship passengers to shop in specific stores on ports of call.
Jun 25, 2013 Carnival relieves its longtime CEO of his CEO-ship. Overall the company, which includes several lines, is making a profit. Carnival Cruise, which has had all the mishaps, is suffering.
Jun 13, 2013 Carnival's sullied cruise ship Triumph relaunches today. Can the ship bounce back after its public relations disaster earlier this year?
Feb 15, 2013 Probably not, say lawyers, unless you've suffered physical injury. As a gesture of goodwill, Carnival is offerering a full refund, a voucher for a future trip, and $500.
Jan 25, 2013 Royal Caribbean president and CEO Adam Goldstein tells Marketplace who's taking cruise vacations and why.
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Jul 19, 2012 Coachella, a hip music festival in California, joins the list of music promoters teaming up with cruise operators to attract young travelers.
Jun 22, 2012 The cruise business is emerging from the down economy thanks to lower fuel prices, bigger boats and more fees for perks like alcohol and excursions.
Feb 28, 2012 The Costa Allegra was stricken by a fire in the Indian Ocean yesterday, and is being towed to shore today. The second ship disaster in recent months could lead to treacherous seas ahead for the cruise industry.
Jan 17, 2012 The accident off the Italian coast could dissuade a key cruise industry demographic.