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Full circle: the last voyage of the legendary Tall Ship Dewaruci...

THE MADURA PIER AT KOARMATIM, Komando Armada RI Kawasan Timur, Indonesia - The Indonesia Navy Eastern Fleet Command Base in Surabaya, capital of East Java, was witness of the completion of the last gr

Newest Celebrity luxury ship to be named in Hamburg

MIAMI, Fla - Celebrity Silhouette, the newest addition to Celebrity Cruises Solstice class family, will make history this summer when it is officially named in Hamburg, Germany.

Cruise news: Royal Caribbean takes delivery of Allure of the Seas

MIAMI - Royal Caribbean International takes delivery today of the newest addition to the cruise line's fleet, Allure of the Seas, from STX Europe in Turku, Finland.

Wrecked ship ordered removed from Goa beach

PANAJI, India — An Indian court on Wednesday gave the government in the resort state of Goa two months to begin removing the rusting hulk of a ship that ran aground on a popular tourist beach a deca

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.

Carnival Magic will have several firsts for the industry

Carnival Cruises has released details of the attractions that will feature on board its latest cruise liner, the Carnival Magic, when it debuts next May.

Kenya tourism minister says no VAT on cruise ship services

The Kenyan tourism minister announced last week that in the future, cruise ships on port call in Mombasa will not have to pay

Archbishop Tutu arrives into Cape Town aboard Queen Mary 2

"This plaque was unveiled by Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu to commemorate his voyage onboard Queen Mary 2 between Port Louis and Cape Town from 20 March to 25 March 2010." That is what is inscribed

Virgin tourist spaceliner makes its maiden flight

On a historic day, the Virgin Galactic rocket made its maiden flight – while the UK launched its own Space Agency to rival NASA.

AMAWATERWAYS announces new ship for its Russian Waterways program

Award-winning river cruise line, AMAWATERWAYS, is proud to announce the addition of the MS AMAKATARINA to its fleet as of May 2011.

MSC Cruises to order new ship

MSC Cruises USA has signed a letter of intent for a new 140,000-ton, 3,502-passenger ship, the MSC Favolosa, to be built at STX Europe's yard in St. Nazaire.

Costa Deliziosa to be named in Dubai

Dubai - Costa Deliziosa will be named in Dubai on 23 February with a charming and innovative event organized by the Dubai Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing (DTCM) together with the leading

World’s first cougar cruise sets sail

The first ever international cruise for cougars - older women who are interested in younger men - has set sail from San Diego, US.

Carnival Corporation confirms order for a new 4,000 passenger ship

It seems that unlike the rest of the travel industry, the cruise industry has not been hit as hard by the recession.

Carnival Australia to base second ship in Brisbane

Cruise ship company Carnival Australia has announced it will base a second cruise liner in Brisbane.

Could Arctic Sea’s disappearance be a case of piracy in European...

LONDON – First the ship reported it had been attacked in waters off Sweden. Then it sailed with no apparent problems through one of the world's busiest shipping lanes. And then it disappeared.

Space tourists will travel on a “radical” jet

Oshkosh, WI - Space tourism firm Virgin Galactic has unveiled a radically configured jet that will launch a spacecraft carrying tourists into Earth's orbit.

Carnival Cruise catches swine flu

One of Carnival Cruise Lines' worst fears came to pass Thursday when crew members on one of its ships were diagnosed with swine flu.

Who pays for a Disney cruise wrecked by Norwalk virus?

Let’s say your cruise is cut short by the outbreak of a gastrointestinal virus. You spend most of your vacation quarantined in your cabin. Should you pay for it?

P&O Cruises cuts voyage short on engine problems

The luxury, around the world voyage aboard ship Aurora was cut short due to engine problems. This forced P&O Cruises to cut out five of the planned stops.

Princess Cruises crew member accused of sexual assault

A crew member from a Princess cruise ship was arrested in Los Angeles on Monday after a female passenger accused him of sexually assaulting her during a Panama canal cruise.

Cruiser disputes $28,000 bill for wireless session on ship

Be careful when using your cell phone or wireless card on a cruise ship - even if the ship is docked in a U.S. port.

Ocean Nova stranding highlights Antarctic cruise safety concerns

Another reminder of the risks of cruising in one of the world’s most inhospitable environments was perched on rocks off the coast of Antarctica earlier today.

Coming to a cruise ship near you: Quieter toilets

Comedians on cruise ships love to joke about them. Light sleepers frequently gripe about them. And for years they've been a mainstay of the cruise experience.

Elderly couple missing from Carnival cruise ship

LONG BEACH, Calif. — The Coast Guard suspended its search Saturday for an elderly couple believed to have fallen off a cruise ship between Long Beach and northern Mexico.

Cruise ship passenger reported missing near Cancun

MIAMI – The U.S. Coast Guard and Mexican authorities are searching for a missing cruise ship passenger who may have gone overboard near Cancun, Mexico.

Norwegian Cruise Line to home port ship in Venice

Norwegian Cruise Line will home port a ship in Venice in 2010 -- a first for the 42-year-old line.

Antarctic tourists rescued from ship

Eleven Australians who were among 120 people on board a cruise ship damaged when it hit rock in Antarctica have been safely evacuated to Argentina.