Norwegian Cruise Line is the proud owner of yet another mega-ship. The cruise line officially took possession of the Norwegian Pearl in Germany yesterday. The new ship features a bowling alley, rock-climbing wall, and top-of-the-ship owner's suites....read more»

Scuba divers might be interested to know that Windstar offers various diving packages and excursions. Recently, the line added new double-tank dives available for booking on Wind Surf cruises....read more»

How do you make one of the "best ships in the world" even better? Why, give it a $23 million makeover, of course. And that's just what Crystal Cruises did to the Crystal Symphony....read more»

MSC Cruises plans on toe-tapping, two-stepping, jazz-styling, and band-playing its way across the seas in 2007. Its music- and dance-related cruises will focus on such themes as Big Band sounds, dance, and classical music....read more»

An outbreak of the norovirus occurred on the Carnival Liberty during its recent transatlantic crossing. More than 530 guests and 140 crew members reported symptoms, such as diarrhea and vomiting. A few passengers may be to blame for the outbreak....read more»

What are the three main things to do in Grand Cayman? Shopping, beaching, and watersports. I managed to do two out of three of those activities while I was ashore....read more»

This is today's lesson about Key West: There is no reason to book most tours with the cruise line, and depending on what you want to do, perhaps no reason to book a tour at all. You can easily plan your day yourself and save money while you're at it....read more»

After one afternoon and evening on Celebrity's Century, I find myself bewitched, bothered, and bewildered. My experience has included wonderful food, short beds, and surprisingly useless staff....read more»

I'm setting sail again, this time on Celebrity's recently upgraded Century. The cruise is five nights long, departing from Miami for Key West and Grand Cayman with two days at sea. Now's the time to ask me any questions about Celebrity, the Century, or these ports....read more»

Six score and 14 years ago, Holland America sent its first ship, the ss Rotterdam on its maiden voyage from Rotterdam to New York. This week, the cruise line named its 80th passenger ship. Cruisers, meet the ms Eurodam....read more»

Please enable JavaScript to properly view and use this web site.