| Mar 20, 2014
| 4:23 PM
Royal Caribbean is offering free sailings for kids who travel on cruises departing Baltimore beginning in May.
The "Kids Sail Free" deal provides complimentary cruise fare for all ages traveling as the third and fourth guests aboard the Grandeur of...
| Mar 29, 2014
| 5:00 PM
It's practically impossible for Americans to learn much about the country of Haiti without running into the works of Goucher College's creative writing professor and award-winning novelist Madison Smartt Bell.
Along with a dozen or so published pieces,...
| Apr 12, 2014
| 8:30 AM
For the second time in two weeks, a Baltimore-based cruise ship is dealing with an outbreak of gastrointestinal illness.
The Grandeur of the Seas, a Royal Caribbean ship, has reported nearly 100 passengers on a seven-day cruise that departed April 5...
| Apr 12, 2014
| 4:17 PM
Passengers boarding the Grandeur of the Seas arrived Saturday at the port of Baltimore carrying their luggage, hopes for a relaxing vacation and, in some cases, extra vitamins to ward off illnesses that have plagued the ship's last two voyages.
| Jan 31, 2014
| 12:43 PM
It seems strange to celebrate the return of a ship that hasn't left yet, but that's what the recent announcement that the Carnival Pride will be sailing out of Baltimore beginning in March of 2015 amounts to. Last summer, Carnival Cruise Lines announced...
| Mar 6, 2014
| 1:23 PM
Above Deck 17 on the Norwegian Getaway, a father and young son wearing safety harnesses work their way around a ropes course, taking careful steps on a web of narrow beams, winding their fingers through a rope net for balance.
Up ahead, a woman is...
| Jul 24, 2013
| 2:10 PM
While the investigation continues into the May fire aboard the Baltimore-based cruise ship Grandeur of the Seas, inspectors have ordered safety improvements for "immediate action," a Coast Guard admiral told a Senate panel holding a hearing on cruise...
| Sep 5, 2013
Federal regulators have reached a tentative deal with Carnival Corp. on a plan to reduce air pollution from nearly a third of its cruise ships, but the accord comes too late to reverse at least a temporary loss of lucrative cruise business for Baltimore....
| Sep 6, 2013
| 3:00 AM
It's hard to believe its September, summer is gone and the kids are back to school and some are off to college. Before you know it, Thanksgiving will be here and Christmas will follow soon after. Then we will start a brand new year.
| Oct 17, 2013
| 5:07 PM
Striking longshoremen at the port of Baltimore worked at least one cruise ship Thursday as their stoppage closed the port's cargo terminals for a second day.
Royal Caribbean International's Grandeur of the Seas arrived for its regular sailing,...
| May 27, 2013
| 6:50 PM
Bang Warren dismissed the pounding on her cabin door early Monday morning as "children playing a prank." Then a horn blared and she heard people running through the halls of the Grandeur of the Seas
A fire had broken out in the early morning hours...
| Mar 27, 2013
| 4:25 AM
The woman who died onboard a cruise ship that originated out of Baltimore was 64 years old and from central Virginia, the FBI said Tuesday as the agency continued to investigate her death as "suspicious."
The passenger from Midlothian, Va., outside of...