Cruise lines are building and launching bigger, newer ships that pack more cabins into less space, and the industry is riding a wave of optimism that threatens to swamp budget-conscious cruisers' efforts to score a great deal during the busiest booking season of the year.
Carnival reverses drag ban on drag-themed cruise
Carnival Cruise Lines backtracked on its decision to not allow passengers on a group drag-themed sailing to dress up in drag. Carnival blamed its previous ruling on a miscommunication.
UK traveler sues cruise liner for early-morning 'distress'
A UK man is suing Thomson Cruises and booking agent Thomas Cook for “distress” caused when the ship's staff asked passengers aboard a luxury cruise liner to be ready by 5 a.m. one morning in February, the Derby Telegraph in England reported.
Cruise ship suffers crack during rough crossing
P&O Cruises' Ventura ship will have repairs made to a crack in an aluminium deck while it is in port in Southampton in the U.K. on Friday, ahead of a two-day mini-cruise.
Passenger sues cruise line for 'cougar' jab
A female cruise passenger is suing P&O Australia for $1 million Australian dollars on the grounds of sexual harassment by a judge in a talent show on board.