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Disney cruise ship rescues 4 men off Floridaupdated: Tue May 29 2012 13:50:00

A Disney cruise liner stopped to rescue four men signaling for help near Key West, Florida, a spokeswoman for the company said Tuesday.

Fisherman sues cruise line after 28 days stranded at seaupdated: Mon May 14 2012 16:30:00

An 18-year-old Panamanian fisherman who survived 28 days adrift at sea is suing Princess Cruise Lines, arguing that one of its cruise ship should have stopped and saved him.

Why cruising is 'safer' since Concordiaupdated: Fri Apr 20 2012 12:42:00

CNN's Rob Marciano looks at the safety drills and incentives cruise lines hope will bring passengers back on board.

Cruise line regrets failure to help stranded Panama fishermenupdated: Fri Apr 20 2012 12:42:00

An American cruise line has said it "deeply regrets" the deaths of two Panamanian fishermen amid claims that one of its cruise ships failed to help their stranded boat.

Royal Caribbean chief says big ships are safeupdated: Sun Mar 18 2012 22:46:00

The chief executive of Royal Caribbean Cruises has defended the use of big ships, claiming that they are safer and more popular with holidaymakers than the smaller older vessels.

Tension rises over Falklands oilupdated: Tue Feb 28 2012 09:19:00

CNN's Dan Rivers explains why drilling for oil off the Falklands Islands is increasing tension with Argentina.

Argentina bars entry to two Bermuda-flagged ships after they visit Falklandsupdated: Tue Feb 28 2012 09:19:00

Authorities in Argentina's Tierra del Fuego province denied entry Monday to two cruise liners that were seeking to dock in the southern port of Ushuaia, in incidents linked to the political dispute over the Falkland Islands.

Caribbean cruise cut short by illness updated: Tue Feb 07 2012 18:44:00

Passengers on the Crown Princess are coming home early from a Caribbean cruise, thanks to a second nasty outbreak of gastrointestinal illness.

CNNMoney: Carnival alters forecast after cruise ship tragedyupdated: Tue Jan 31 2012 14:08:00

Carnival Corp. lowered its 2012 forecast on Monday to reflect the fatal accident of a cruise ship off the coast of Italy earlier this month, as well as the rising cost of fuel.

Woman's body found in wrecked Italy cruise shipupdated: Sat Jan 28 2012 15:34:00

A woman's body was found Saturday in the wrecked Costa Concordia cruise ship, Italian officials said, taking the number of people confirmed dead to 17.

Despite compensation offer, Italian cruise ship survivors sue for damagesupdated: Fri Jan 27 2012 21:51:00

A handful of surviving passengers of the wrecked Costa Concordia cruise ship filed a lawsuit against the cruise line on Friday, the same day the company offered each of the hundreds who'd been aboard the vessel a lump sum of 11,000 euros ($14,400).

Couple records cruise ship escapeupdated: Tue Jan 24 2012 09:22:00

A young couple is thankful to be back home after a traumatic experience on the Costa Concorida. WPLG reports.

CNNMoney: Stocks gain 2% for the week, despite slow Fridayupdated: Fri Jan 20 2012 16:28:00

U.S. investors were unwilling to place any big bets Friday, as key Greek debt talks remain unresolved.

CNNMoney: Stocks to get boost from China reportupdated: Tue Jan 17 2012 08:12:00

U.S. stocks are gearing up for a positive open Tuesday, as global investors welcome data that show China's economic growth slowed, but not as much as feared.

Italian cruise ship survivors: Crew appeared helplessupdated: Sun Jan 15 2012 19:30:00

At first, Vivian Shafer said, she thought it was part of the magic show aboard her Mediterranean cruise.

FBI: Dead newborn found in cruise ship cabinupdated: Sun Oct 16 2011 14:29:00

The FBI was investigating after a dead newborn baby was found onboard a Carnival cruise ship, authorities said Sunday.

World crises wallop travel industryupdated: Wed Mar 23 2011 14:48:00

We're just three months into 2011 and it's been one blow after another for the travel industry -- not even considering blizzards and the soaring price of fuel.

Carnival cancels more cruises on damaged shipupdated: Wed Dec 15 2010 12:15:00

Carnival Cruise Lines announced five more cancelled sailings Wednesday on the Carnival Splendor to allow more time to repair the ship damaged by fire last month.

Cruise questions: When to buy and moreupdated: Tue Nov 30 2010 08:01:00

No matter if it's your first cruise or your 40th, these money-saving pointers and insider tips will have you acting like an old salt in no time. Budget Travel magazine's Trip Coach answers readers' top questions.

Passenger: It was like Gilligan's Islandupdated: Fri Nov 12 2010 15:17:00

Happy to be back on land, passengers stranded aboard a broken-down Carnival cruise ship talk about their experiences.

Some ready for another cruise even after Carnival voyageupdated: Fri Nov 12 2010 15:17:00

Even though they were stuck without air conditioning, hot showers and decent meals, some of the passengers who made it off a crippled Carnival Cruise Lines ship said Friday that they would go on a cruise again.

Passengers: Mayo sandwiches, showering in the dark on cruise shipupdated: Fri Nov 12 2010 06:59:00

Passengers who disembarked from a Carnival Cruise Lines ship that was towed to port after losing power earlier this week gave mixed reviews on the experience, with several declaring it "an adventure."

Panama to investigate cruise ship fireupdated: Fri Nov 12 2010 05:53:00

Panama officials will lead the investigation into what caused a fire in a Carnival Cruise Lines ship, the National Transportation and Safety Board said Thursday.

Crippled cruise ship expected in San Diego Thursdayupdated: Thu Nov 11 2010 10:31:00

Thousands of passengers on a crippled cruise ship being towed to San Diego, California, will disembark Thursday with personal tales from a three-day ordeal that left them without air conditioning and hot showers.

Resupplied cruise ship is being towed to San Diegoupdated: Tue Nov 09 2010 22:50:00

A U.S. Navy aircraft carrier resupplied a crippled cruise ship that is slowly being towed to San Diego, California, officials said Tuesday evening.

I've fallen and I can't get a cruise refundupdated: Tue Jun 01 2010 17:06:00

When Jeff Allen falls and breaks his tibial plateau just before a Carnival cruise, the company offers him a 50 percent cruise credit. But he thinks the company should let him redo the cruise after his surgery. Who's right? And is there anything he could have done to avoid losing his vacation?

Passengers relive fear from cruise shipupdated: Thu Apr 22 2010 15:48:00

Sixty passengers on a Carnival Cruise ship were treated for injuries after the boat listed to avoid a submerged buoy.

Don't you dare call me a cougar!updated: Wed Dec 30 2009 08:22:00

In the age of the "cougar," why is there not an equivalent term to describe men in their prime who date younger women?

'No waivers, no favors' reaches new heightsupdated: Tue Aug 25 2009 14:42:00

The check-in time at the Express By Holiday Inn London-Southwark is 2 p.m., but when Arthur Roach arrived at the hotel just after 11 a.m., he thought it might make an exception.

Is my cruise refund really sunk?updated: Thu Feb 05 2009 11:48:00

Steven Olson wants his $200 deposit back from Princess Cruises, but the company isn't budging. The problem: he canceled the credit card through which he made the purchase. Princess will only refund it to the canceled card. After hours on the phone and promises of a check, Olson is no closer to getting his money. What now?

Cruise ship employee missingupdated: Thu Jan 01 2009 19:39:00

The Coast Guard is searching for a cruise ship employee who fell overboard off Florida's east coast.

Coast Guard searches sea for cruise ship workerupdated: Thu Jan 01 2009 19:39:00

The Coast Guard is searching for a cruise ship employee who fell overboard early Thursday off Florida's east coast.

Ike hits Turks and Caicosupdated: Tue Sep 09 2008 12:47:00

Hurricane Ike roared across the Turks and Caicos Islands as a ferocious Category 4 storm.

How to choose your cruiseupdated: Mon Feb 18 2008 11:28:00

There are more than 160 ships in the fleets of the 24 major cruise lines and more than 7,500 itineraries, from Alaska to Zanzibar. So how do you decide which one most suits your style? Follow these 10 steps to ensure smooth sailing:

13 ways to save money on a cruiseupdated: Tue Jan 15 2008 11:42:00

Thinking of taking a cruise? Then you picked the right time -- and you're reading the right story.

Best cruises for kids from toddlers to teensupdated: Mon Jan 07 2008 18:02:00

Happy family cruises are all alike because they allow parents and kids to each be happy in his or her own way. A parent of a toddler, for instance, might be happiest with a cruise that provides trustworthy child-care services at flexible hours. Children, of course, have their own priorities. A teen, say, will probably want lots of activities for socializing after 10 P.M.

Passengers, crew flee shipupdated: Tue Nov 27 2007 11:26:00

Survivors talk about their escape from the Explorer, which sank in waters off Antarctica. CNN's Emily Chang reports.

Five killed as Alaska sightseeing plane crashesupdated: Tue Jul 24 2007 23:01:00

Rescue authorities reported all five people aboard a small sightseeing plane were killed when it crashed in a mountainous area of southeast Alaska on Tuesday, a Princess Cruises spokeswoman said.

Fortune: Ready to cruiseupdated: Thu Sep 07 2006 14:50:00

Fears of a cooler economy, hurricanes, and high fuel prices have sent investors on vacation from cruise ship operators this year. Shares are down 24%, for example, at industry leader Carnival Corp....

Cruise ship assists Cuban raftersupdated: Fri Aug 18 2006 15:43:00

A Carnival Cruise ship assisted nine Cuban rafters adrift in the western Caribbean this week.

Dozens injured when cruise ship tipsupdated: Tue Jul 18 2006 18:20:00

A cruise ship listed sharply off Port Canaveral, Florida, injuring at least 93 passengers, 16 of them seriously, according to the Cape Canaveral Fire Department.

CNNMoney: Earn well, live cheapupdated: Thu May 11 2006 10:47:00

High gas prices, traffic tie-ups, expensive housing - who needs it? Most Americans, if they want a good paying job.

Fire breaks out aboard cruise ship; one deadupdated: Thu Mar 23 2006 10:12:00

A fire broke out Thursday on the Jamaica-bound Star Princess cruise ship, and one person died of a heart attack, according to cruise line officials.

Ship's doctor's work far from fictionupdated: Tue Aug 02 2005 08:14:00

When people learn that Dr. John Bradberry is a ship's doctor the first question they ask is, "Do you wear white shorts?"

Business 2.0: Cruising Choppy Watersupdated: Fri Jul 01 2005 00:01:00

PASSENGERS TOSSED overboard and bribes palmed by port authorities—it's not exactly fodder for The Love Boat. But the real-life scandals of the $13 billion cruise-ship business make for quite a read...

CNNMoney: Booze, beach and barbecue stocksupdated: Wed May 26 2004 10:31:00

Booze, beach and barbecue -- all things synonymous with summertime, when the living's easy and the stock picking is hard.

Fortune: Cruising For A Bruising? Micky Arison built the world's biggest and most profitable cruise company. But he updated: Mon Jun 09 2003 00:01:00

When college dropout Micky Arison became president of Carnival Cruise Lines in 1979 at the age of 30, his team embodied the party atmosphere advertised on its "fun ships." A hundred or so employees...

Money Magazine: How to find the right cruise for youupdated: Fri Sep 20 2002 16:28:00

Super-low cruise prices, which were the norm in the post-9/11 travel lull, have sailed off into the sunset. Among other reasons: Travelers started taking notice of the growing number of ships departing port cities that were previously unassociated with cruising, like Baltimore and Seattle.

FSB: Oceanic Indulgence Eight days and seven nights surrounded by rum drinks, midnight buffets, and bad dancing.updated: Fri Feb 01 2002 00:01:00

Right at the start I should say that I'm not a cruise person. If you've never taken a cruise, you're probably not one either, but there's a whole universe of travelers who are most definitely Cruis...

Fortune: The Tightwads Start Shoppingupdated: Mon Oct 15 2001 00:01:00

Value managers are often the market's harshest critics, carping about outrageous prices and unjustifiably high multiples. So, given the performance of the past several weeks, have stocks fallen far...

Fortune: When Did the Future Get So Boring?updated: Mon Sep 27 1999 00:01:00

It shouldn't have bothered me when Iridium, the satellite-telephone company, filed for Chapter 11 protection. I have no current plans to visit the Gobi Desert, and my GSM phone works everyplace but...

Money Magazine: On The Beachupdated: Sun Aug 01 1999 00:01:00

$9.49 Take along a 16-ounce bottle of No-Ad Maximum Sun Block SPF 45. No-Ad means not advertised, which makes the brand more affordable.

Fortune: How Cruise Ships Shortchange the Caribbean DOES KATHIE LEE KNOW ABOUT THIS?updated: Mon Mar 29 1999 00:01:00

In the Caribbean, hope is a big white boat. With the banana market in free fall, sugar prices soft, and industrialization as unlikely as ever, the islanders have been looking to companies with name...

Money Magazine: Cruising? Test The Watersupdated: Fri Jan 01 1999 00:01:00

As the cold, dark winter drags on and sun-drenched climes beckon, you may be considering a cruise--and wondering whether you should concern yourself with anything other than lido decks, silly drink...

Money Magazine: Warner-Lambert, Compaq And More Almost all of our favorite blue chips in 1998 remain on course.updated: Tue Dec 01 1998 00:01:00

Last year, in our Forecast issue, with markets rattled by the beginnings of the Asian economic crisis, we picked eight blue-chip companies that seemed likely to withstand the turmoil and, more impo...

Fortune: Sea Monsters Megaships that could house small countries are transforming the cruise industry. For Royal Caribbean, not even a crupdated: Mon Jul 06 1998 00:01:00

Flying at 38,000 feet over the Baltic Sea, the chairman of Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. grips his leather armrest and mulls a topic that's become irresistible in the post-James Cameron cruise indus...

Fortune: Why This Bull Market Could Take A Powder Bear Stearns' TV-ready Mackay worries that Asia and Y2K may spoil updated: Mon Mar 30 1998 00:01:00

She's not in the same league as Oprah or Kathie Lee, but to viewers who can't get enough stock market coverage, Elizabeth Mackay is a daytime TV phenom in her own right. A sturdy regular on CNBC's ...

Money Magazine: Eight Blue Chips To Bank On These big, regal-looking companies promise returns of 13% or more in 1998's choppy stock market.updated: Mon Dec 15 1997 00:01:00

With their impeccable pedigrees, blue-chip companies are the royalty of the investing world. But recently, many seem to be in danger of losing their crowns. At a time when the market as a whole is ...

Money Magazine: STOCKS SAFE ENOUGH FOR MOMupdated: Sat Nov 01 1997 00:01:00

You know the old routine. You ask the salesman if the product you're thinking of buying is really safe. He pulls you aside, his voice drops, and he murmurs: "You did not hear this from me, but Ralp...

Money Magazine: AFTER BEATING THE MARKET, THIS TOP VALUE HUNTER NAMES FOUR STOCKS SET TO RISE 35%updated: Thu May 01 1997 00:01:00

The S&P 500 index has soared an incredible 58% since my June 1995 profile of Eileen Rominger, manager of Oppenheimer's $725 million Quest Value Fund (5.75% load; 800-525-7048) in New York City. If ...

Fortune: A HOT HAND AT GE INVESTMENTS AFTER BEING HIDDEN FROM THE PUBLIC AT GENERAL ELECTRIC'S ELFUN TRUSTS FOR YEARS, DAVID CARLSON FINAupdated: Mon Mar 17 1997 00:01:00

Call him Jack Welch's unofficial morale booster. Because for the past eight years, David Carlson has done his part to keep the folks at General Electric happy. As the portfolio manager of Elfun Tru...

Money Magazine: CASHING IN ON THE MIDDLE-AGING OF AMERICA AS THE DYNAMIC BABY BOOMERS START ENTERING THEIR PEAK EARNING YEARS, STOCKS COULD SOARupdated: Fri Dec 01 1995 00:01:00

For the 77 million Americans born between 1946 and 1964, this New Year's Eve will be different from all the others. When the clock strikes midnight on Dec. 31, the generation that once trusted no o...

Money Magazine: HOW BOSTON BECAME THE NATION'S HOTTEST STOCK TOWNupdated: Tue Aug 01 1995 00:01:00

NOW YOU CAN CALL BEANTOWN "BOOMTOWN." In the second quarter of 1995, stocks of firms based in Boston shot up 16.6%, outperforming those of the other 23 metropolitan areas in the exclusive Money/Nor...

Fortune: TRAVEL AGENTS FAIL TO FORCE DELTA TO CHANGEupdated: Mon May 15 1995 00:01:00

Travel agents vowed to pull the wings off Delta Air Lines and its CEO, Ron Allen, after the airline put a $50 cap on commissions for domestic flights.

Fortune: WHAT YOU SHOULD DO ABOUT YOUR MEXICAN STOCKS AND FUNDS NOWupdated: Mon Feb 06 1995 00:01:00

If you were caught up in the Mexican growth story--and who wasn't?--you may have bought heavily into a mutual fund that put cash into the Mexican bolsa. Or if you're the independent sort, you bough...

Money Magazine: Finding Unknown Treasures in Your Own Backyard Searching the globe for an undiscovered gem of a stock? Looking to invest in compupdated: Tue Nov 01 1994 00:01:00

EXCITING STOCK INVESTMENT opportunities beckon from all over the world. Latin American phone companies. South African gold mines. Chinese cementmakers. Where should you put your money? One truly su...

Money Magazine: BOOK EARLY FOR CRUISE DISCOUNTSupdated: Mon Nov 01 1993 00:01:00

With more than 100,000 berths to be filled in 1994, cruise lines are offering discounts of up to 30% to vacationers who book early. "Demand is strong," reports Larry Fishkin of the Cruise Line, a M...

Fortune: SMALL STOCKS: STILL A SMART BETupdated: Mon Nov 02 1992 00:01:00

It was a great beginning. After nearly eight years as market wallflowers, small stocks went on a tear in 1991, returning 44% to investors. But the rally soon stalled: The Russell 2000 index, a good...

Money Magazine: HOW TO BOOK THE RIGHT CRUISE FOR YOU AT UP TO 30% OFFupdated: Sun Sep 01 1991 00:01:00

Grab your Docksiders. There has never been a better time to get a deal on a cruise. With 90,000-plus berths to fill, cruise lines everywhere are offering steep discounts of 20% to 30%. In what foll...

Fortune: TRAVEL TIPSupdated: Mon Jun 03 1991 00:01:00

Vacationers planning to holiday in the U.S. this summer will probably do best on air fares by booking at the last minute. A small price skirmish has broken out now that America West Airlines has cu...

Money Magazine: MONEY DATELINE This month's best bargains, cruises and moreupdated: Thu Nov 01 1990 00:01:00

-- What you need to know in 35 cities. For a neighborhood restaurant or downtown jogging trail, try the new Business Traveler's Atlas by Chris Miles (Prentice-Hall, $9.95). -- Sail before Dec. 22. ...

Money Magazine: WHY TRAVEL AGENTS ARE SO CRUISE-HAPPYupdated: Mon May 01 1989 00:01:00

Next time you want to check out a new travel agent, use this simple test. Tell the agent that you and your spouse need a vacation. Someplace warm and relaxing but with night life. Ballpark of $3,00...

Fortune: HOW CARNIVAL STACKS THE DECKS The biggest cruise operator got that way by making the ships -- not the stops -- the destination. updated: Mon Jan 16 1989 00:01:00

HIGH NOON on Lido Deck, somewhere in the Caribbean: As the cotton clouds play hide-and-seek with the sun, the gleaming white 48,000-ton cruise ship Jubilee, ! operated by Carnival Cruise Lines, slo...

Money Magazine: Cruising for a Bargain? Set Sail! The ships are new. The crowd is hipper. And the price is right -- if you know how to book.updated: Thu Sep 01 1988 00:01:00

The sea is alive with myths and legends. The condemned Flying Dutchman. The accursed Ancient Mariner. Or the saga of Moby Dick, the great white whale. But to the modern ocean traveler the most horr...

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