Cruise Travel

Set sail with 'wave season' cruise deals

Itching to get away from the chill of winter? The period from January through March is when cruise bookings surge and cruise lines roll out their best deals.Itching to get away from the chill of winter? The period from January through March is when cruise bookings surge and cruise lines roll out their best deals.


Cruisers face tough time finding ‘Wave Season’ deals

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.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.

4 most common cruise ship mishaps

The cruise industry has a remarkable safety record, but sometimes things go wrong. A look at the most common causes of accidents and mishaps over the past 20 years.The cruise industry has a remarkable safety record, but sometimes things go wrong. A look at the most common causes of accidents and mishaps over the past 20 years.


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