| Sep 5, 2013
| 5:08 PM
The world’s largest cruise ship company has agreed to use air pollution control equipment to clean exhaust from the giant diesel engines that power its vessels.
Carnival Corp. will install scrubbers to cut sulfur oxide emissions and filters to...
| Oct 30, 2013
| 10:00 AM
Royal Caribbean offers an eight-night western Caribbean cruise for as little as $599 per person, based on double occupancy.
The Independence of the Seas sails out of Port Everglades in Fort Lauderdale with stops in Philipsburg on St. Maarten,...
| Dec 11, 2013
| 12:34 PM
Royal Caribbean has Shrek. Norwegian has SpongeBob. Disney has...well. Now Carnival has pulled something out of its hat for its children-oriented programs that has just as much power -- Dr. Seuss.
Today Carnival Cruise Lines announced an exclusive...
| Oct 31, 2013
| 7:32 PM
No hace mucho tiempo que la duquesa de Cambridge, Catherine, botella de champaña en mano, bautizó al "Royal Princess", la última adquisición de la compañía inglesa de cruceros Princess Cruises.
Y hace menos de una semana el flamante buque crucero debutó...
| Nov 7, 2013
| 10:20 AM
Florida cruising's menu is about to get a permanent taste of Italy as the MSC Divina is making its way from Europe to its new home at PortMiami to begin eastern and western Caribbean cruises 365 days a year.
Previously, MSC Cruises had sailed seasonally...
| Aug 1, 2013
| 2:33 PM
Norwegian Cruise Line is the first major cruise operator to comply with an international "bill of rights" for maritime workers, according to the Miami-based company.
Norwegian Cruise Line is the first major cruise operator to comply with an...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
Bryan and Fola Nelson were excited about their upcoming five-night Bahamas cruise on the Carnival Fascination. It was to be their last vacation before the birth of their first child.
Then, not long before their scheduled departure, Carnival delivered...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
The remarkable thing about the proposed Cruise Passenger Protection Act is that on its face, it looks entirely unremarkable. The law would require cruise lines to publicly report all alleged crimes on a ship and to disclose their passenger contracts in...
| Jun 9, 2013
| 9:20 PM
On a stunning Tony Awards night for Chicago's Steppenwolf Theatre Company, whose revival of “Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?” proved triumphant in more categories than expected, “Matilda,” the spunky, imported, heavily favored...
| Nov 13, 2012
It's easy to imagine a bare-bones operation hiring the cheapest employees it can find to load trucks, stuff envelopes and stack pallets, turning a decent profit in the order-fulfillment business. But Wood Dale-based iD Commerce + Logistics has a different...
| May 27, 2013
| 7:45 PM
Another month, another troubled cruise ship.
The Royal Caribbean cruise ship Grandeur of the Seas -- and its 2,224 passengers and 796 crew members -- saw their trip come to an abrupt end after the ship's aft mooring deck burst into flames not far from...
| May 28, 2013
| 6:54 PM
It was the "worst-case scenario," according to notes recovered by police in western Oregon.
In that plan, according to newly revealed court documents, Grant Acord wrote that he was going to go to his first-period class at West Albany High School, duck...