Posted on 10/10/2017, 4:45 PM
This coming winter, many thousands of Americans will agonize over whether they can enjoy tropical vacations in the Caribbean of the sort they once knew. Should they even bother to apply for reservations in an area broadly damaged by hurricanes?
Fortunately, a majority of these famed islands was either unaffected by storms or else so moderately damaged that they can be restored and repaired...
Posted on 10/05/2017, 10:00 PM
Norwegian Cruise Line has raised the price of its Ultimate Beverage package, covering all alcoholic and nonalcoholic drinks that a passenger consumes while on board the ship (except drinks priced higher than $15, which have to be purchased separately). Up from a previous fee of $79 per day—and, as recently as 2014, $54 per day—the package now costs $89 per passenger, per day. But with a "serv...
Harvey's and Irma's effects will be felt for months to come. What the airlines, cruise lines, hotel companies, and other travel industry entities are—and aren't—doing to help those who have travel plans.
Posted on 08/18/2017, 12:00 AM
If the new mayor of Dubrovnik gets his way, far fewer cruise passengers will be pouring into that Croatian city on the Adriatic coast. According to media reports, Mato Frankovic, who was elected mayor earlier this summer, says he's in favor of reducing the daily limit of cruisers by half, from 8,000 to 4,000 visitors. Owing largely to its striking Old Town—a medieval walled city featured promin...
Quick thoughts on Airbnb, Disneyland, airlines, Cuba, Washington's National Museum of African American History and Culture, and other recent travel developments
Despite the President’s murky efforts to limit the right of Americans to travel to Cuba, the cruise industry's brightest leaders lay future plans to bring even more vacationers there.
Think it's too late to book a summer trip to one of the top destinations in the U.S.? Think again, says Arthur Frommer.
Where should you travel this summer? Off the beaten path, says Arthur Frommer.
The 11 passenger ferries of the Alaska Marine Highway System, each pursuing a different itinerary among up to 35 communities starting in Bellingham, Washington, are an authentic alternative to noisy and overpriced mainstream cruises.
A New Era in Partnerships for Cruise Lines Could Mean Different Types of Cruises
Inspired by Disney's controversial MagicBand system, the largest cruise line company in the world launches new disks that will track guests' every whim and move.
American cruise lines are preparing to enter the Cuban market with force, but will politics quash the budding potential for new jobs, new revenue, and new explorations?
U.S. News & World Report releases its annual list of the best cruises for value, families, luxury, and more
CroisiEurope seeks to make a splash in the river-cruising market by appealing to American travelers.
For cruisers with security concerns, Alaska, Canada, and the Caribbean might be the safest bets.