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Getting a deal on a cruise

Saving Money On A Cruise Getting a deal on a cruise

The high cost of a dream cruise vacation can leave you feeling a little queasy before you even set sail. (And let's not mention the add-ons!)

On a cruise ship deck, hold onto your hat

Travel joke On a cruise ship deck, hold onto your hat

An old lady was standing at the railing of the cruise ship holding her hat tight with both hands so that it would not blow away in the wind.

A gentleman approached her and said,

All-inclusive Mediterranean cruise packages with early-bird discounts

TourCrafters offers great deals All-inclusive Mediterranean cruise packages with early-bird discounts

LIBERTYVILLE, Illinois - Save US$200 by booking TourCrafters’ latest air/hotel/cruise package by January 27.

Port Canaveral soars to record year

Cruise traffic rose 16 percent Port Canaveral soars to record year

PORT CANAVERAL, Florida – For the first time in its history, more than 3 million multi-day cruise passengers sailed from Port Canaveral, contributing US$40 million in cruise revenue during the ...

Holland America launches Alaska cruise sweepstakes on Facebook

Holland America Line Holland America launches Alaska cruise sweepstakes on Facebook

SEATTLE, Wash. - Holland America Line recently launched a contest on Facebook that will award one fan a seven-day Alaska cruise for four including two verandah staterooms.

Canadian cruise line offers cruises around  Cuba

Havana to Havana? Yes. Canadian cruise line offers cruises around Cuba

Beginning December 4, a recently incorporated Canadian cruise line named Cubacruise Inc will offer week long cruises around the entire island of Cuba with many stops along the way.

ICV condemns new Royal Caribbean policy of unlimited drinks

International Cruise Victims Association Statement ICV condemns new Royal Caribbean policy of unlimited drinks

SAMMAMISH, WASHINGTON – The International Cruise Victims Association, Inc.

Fabulous Athens-Mykonos-Cruise package from TourCrafters

Greece's Debt Equals Lower Travel Prices Fabulous Athens-Mykonos-Cruise package from TourCrafters

LIBERTYVILLE, Illinois - While Greece’s debt is causing problems in financial circles, it’s good news — read lower prices — for American tourists.

Now is the time to snag a travel deal to visit Italy in the fall

TourCrafters Package Now is the time to snag a travel deal to visit Italy in the fall

LIBERTYVILLE, Illinois — If you’ve longed for a Mediterranean cruise, but have been put off by the prices, here’s good news.

Seabourn Quest's Dazzling Debut Actress Blythe Danner names the newest luxury ship in Barcelona

BARCELONA, Spain - As the sun set over the waterfront of this Spanish Mediterranean city, Seabourn introduced the new 450-guest Seabourn Quest to the world on June 20th during a glittering naming ...

Holland America celebrates Earth Day with sustainable seafood program

Holland America Line Teams Up With Marine Conservation Institute Holland America celebrates Earth Day with sustainable seafood program

SEATTLE, Wash - In honor of Earth Day, Holland America Line has announced the roll out of its new sustainable seafood program which adopts environmentally responsible purchasing practices and ...

Maine Windjammer Cruises celebrates 75th anniversary

Maine Windjammer Cruises Maine Windjammer Cruises celebrates 75th anniversary

Maine Windjammer Cruises®, North America's first and oldest fleet of wind-powered sailing vessels for passengers, announced today that it will be celebrating its 75th season of authentic Maine ...

Holland America Line wins nine  awards

2010 Porthole Cruise Magazine Awards Holland America Line wins nine awards

SEATTLE - Holland America Line, a leader in defining the premium cruise experience, recently was awarded nine 2010 Readers' Choice Awards including Best Eco-Friendly Cruise Line and Best Private ...

Tanzanian army intercepts Somali pirate ship

Piracy Jeopardizing Tour Cruises Tanzanian army intercepts Somali pirate ship

By Apolinari Tairo, eTN

TANZANIA (eTN) - Tanzanian soldiers intercepted a Somali pirate boat along the Indian Ocean and captured one pirate after a heavy exchange of fire.

Hundreds book memorial Titanic cruise

Cruise News Hundreds book memorial Titanic cruise

NEW YORK - A century after the Titanic set sail on its fateful cruise across the Atlantic, an historic recreation of the journey has almost sold out – 19 months before it hauls anchor.

Cairns Cruise Terminal Cruise industry gives Cairns terminal seal of approval

By Nick Dalton

Two of the cruise ship industry's heavyweights have given the $11.2 million Cairns cruise terminal their seal of approval.

Circumnavigation passenger cruise to the North Pole in 2011

Never To Be Repeated Vacation Cruise Circumnavigation passenger cruise to the North Pole in 2011

WATERBURY, Vermont - When Quark Expeditions 2010 Arctic expedition cruise season comes to an end September 8, preparation for its history-making 20th anniversary season begins.

Ganges Cruise with Rv Bengal Pandaw reconfirmed

The Journey Is The Destination Ganges Cruise with Rv Bengal Pandaw reconfirmed

EXOTIC Hospitality Management team and Pandaw Cruises (India) Pvt Ltd., the Operator of Rv BENGAL Pandaw, re-confirm "The Ganges Cruise" 2010/2011 Season (15 Days on Tour) and unveil the New ...

Destination news: Obama tours Florida

Visit means to kick off Florida's recovery Destination news: Obama tours Florida

PANAMA CITY, Fla. - President Obama toured waters off Panama City, Fla., in a visit meant to kick off recovery in a region hit hard by the Gulf of Mexico oil spill, officials said.

2010 cruise season to be a windfall for Antigua and Barbuda

Antigua and Barbuda cruise season 2010 cruise season to be a windfall for Antigua and Barbuda

ST. JOHN'S, Antigua - Manager of Bryson Shipping Nathan Dundas has stated that stakeholders in the Cruise Ship Industry in Antigua and Barbuda can expect a good winter season.

Cruise industry to present 100 percent virtual conference

Focusing On Sustainable Tourism Issues Cruise industry to present 100 percent virtual conference

PRINCETON, NJ - The second in the series of Cruise Shipping Virtual Events will be an innovative and interactive way for suppliers and buyers to meet in a virtual environment.

Cruise ships: A playground for fun or playing field for malevolence?

Onboard Security Cruise ships: A playground for fun or playing field for malevolence?

By Dr. Elinor Garely, eTN

(eTN) - The Cruise Line Safety Act of 2009 is currently waiting for the signature of President Barack Obama. Will he sign it?

Virgin Island commissioners meet with Florida Caribbean Cruise Association over St. Thomas shooting

Cruise Passenger Hit By Stray Bullet Virgin Island commissioners meet with Florida Caribbean Cruise Association over St. Thomas shooting

By Aldeth Lewin

Tourism Commissioner Beverly Nicholson-Doty has been working around the clock to try to prevent the shooting that took place on Coki Point beach from destroying the territory’s tourism ...

Seychelles’ Port Victoria receives prestigious World Travel Award

Leading Cruise Port In The Indian Ocean Seychelles’ Port Victoria receives prestigious World Travel Award

It has been announced that Port Victoria, Seychelles, is the recipient of a Prestigious World Travel Award, widely considered to be the "Oscars" of the world travel industry, for having been voted ...

Cruise Line Vessel Security and Safety Act passes the House

Cruise News Cruise Line Vessel Security and Safety Act passes the House

The Cruise Line Vessel Security and Safety Act of 2009 passed the House on Wednesday evening; the Senate has already unanimously approved the bill.

Compagnie Fluviale du Mékong predicts a possible end to Mekong river circuits

Mekong River Compagnie Fluviale du Mékong predicts a possible end to Mekong river circuits

By Luc Citrinot, eTN

(eTN) The Compagnie Fluviale du Mekong (CFM) is Indochina’s largest cruise company on the Mekong River. CFM has a fleet of four boats.

Practical and  legal tips for safe cruising

Cruise ship law Practical and legal tips for safe cruising

By Victoria M. Dalton, Esq.

Summer is here, full of travel and memorable moments. To ensure smooth sailing this summer, consider the practical and the legal before embarking on a cruise.

Practical

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