Cruise lines spend millions per ship on art, commissioning works and buying pieces from emerging artists and masters alike. What's it all add up to?
With first-time cruisers along for the ride, we had pressure to make this a wonderful debut. So from the start I started trouble-shooting a list of ways to do so from the start.
Close-out deals from NCL, holiday special offers from Seabourn, and a fleet of discounts offered by cruise specialty agents.
A handful of act-now special offers from NCL, plus a raft of great deals from now through 2010 from a fleet of expert cruise agencies.
A today-only special offer from Carnival that's good on cruises through August 2009, a half-dozen deals from NCL, and a host of bargains from specialist cruise agents.
Having taken two cruises in July this past summer, our cruiser couldn't help but make endless comparisons. Here's how the 'Victory' and the 'Splendour' stack up in a handful of areas.
We often hear what the cruise lines are or aren't doing to offer a greener, more conservation-oriented cruise experience. But how are you making a difference? Here are 10 ways you can.
Find out how you can get a free round-trip flight to Tahiti, and discover a wealth of deals from the leading cruise specialist agents.
Planning a last-minute cruise or seeking out deals for spring? Here are some of the best deals a handful of major travel agencies are advertising this week.
Skip a cruise ship's organized shore excursions and go off your own: It's a great way to leave the sheltered vibe of a ship and pretend you're independent travelers not bound by a rigid schedule.
Early booking credits from MSC, summer savings on Carnival, discounts on Greenland visits, and a host of deals from cruise specialist agents.
Cruise ship food these days is more than pizza, prime rib, and baked Alaska. In the spirit of more is more, alternative restaurants serving specialized cuisine are standard fare nowadays along side the more ho-hum main dining room and casual buffet venues.
Planning to set sail? Find some of the best special offers a handful of major cruise specialist travel agencies are advertising this week.
Sometimes all the reticent cruiser really needs is a dose of the truth. Here are the cold hard facts behind some nagging cruise myths.
Special offers from Crystal Cruises and Air Tahiti Nui, as well as a fleet of deals from cruise specialist agents.
Traveling with the girls and leaving the spouse, boyfriend, kids and/or dog behind should be a god-given right ranking up there with freedom of speech and weekly pedicures.
We asked a group of experienced agents 10 questions about cruising. Here's what they had to say.
Five last-minute deals from NCL and a host of deals from trusted cruise specialist discounters.
After lifeboats and radar were invented, cruise ship designers had the time to dream up more exciting outlets for their creative impulses. Today, cruise lines wouldn't dream of building a ship without cool gimmicks, funky features and new-fangled twists on fun at sea.
Special offers for Princess Cruises repeat customers, promo codes for NCL, and a host of deals from cruise specialty agents.
Deals from nine major cruise travel agencies for late spring, summer, and fall travel through the Caribbean, Europe and Asia.
Here are some of the best deals a handful of major travel agencies are advertising this week.
For some, the convenient and secure cruise-ship cocoon is the only way to see the Far East, a vast region of exotic places, languages and cuisine.
First the bad news: Cruise ship spa treatments are expensive. The good news is many ship spas are well-designed pleasure dens with ocean-view waiting rooms, fancy steam rooms and dozens of treatment options.
Discount fares on select SeaDream sailings, special offers on autumn Royal Caribbean trips in Europe, and a wealth of savings from specialist cruise operators.