Norwegian Dream at Sunset (Photo: NCL)

Readers Jenn C. and Chuck H. from Dorchester, Massachusetts, recently sailed on the Norwegian Dream. Their seven-night cruise visited Mexico and Belize, where they went reef snorkeling and cave tubing. ... read more»

Welcome to our newest blog, Ship to Shore. I'm Erica Silverstein, SmarterTravel.com's Cruise editor, and I'll be bringing you news of all that's happening in the cruising world. ... read more»

The holiday season may be upon us, but the folks at Carnival are still hard at work. On Monday, the cruise line announced its intention to build a new ship. Today, Carnival has put three- to five-night cruises on sale. ... read more»

With all of the new air safety regulations, it can be a hassle to fly to your cruise port. To give guests another option, Princess is introducing motorcoach service from several Northeast cities to the Brooklyn cruise terminal. ... read more»

Celebrity Millennium in Venice (Photo: Celebrity)

Europe cruising has been so popular that many lines have added ships to the region. But does the 23 percent capacity increase mean there are too many ships sailing Europe? ... read more»

Tired of being stuck in an inside stateroom because it's the only cabin class you can afford? You might be interested in Royal Caribbean's limited-time upgrade sale. ... read more»

Exotic Polynesian beaches. Broad, white sails atop a classic clipper ship. Both can be a part of a future vacation, now that Star Clippers has announced plans to cruise the waters of French Polynesia. ... read more»

For one day only, Carnival is offering free upgrades and discounted rates on select sailings. And easyCruise is slashing rates for American travelers by 10 percent through July 15. ... read more»

Forward-thinking Princess Cruises announced today that it is fully converting to electronic tickets. Cruise passengers will be able to access their cruise details and print boarding passes online. ... read more»

Intrav is offering discounts on its Antarctica and Falkland Islands itinerary, as well as its Chilean fjords and Cape Horn expedition. If you book by December 15, you can save $1,000 on business-class airfare and get an additional $1,000 off. ... read more»

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