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Amber Cove

Amber Cove, the Dominican Republic's new cruise port is on track to receive Carnival's Carnival Victory on October 6. Located on the north coast of the Dominican Republic, just outside of the city of Puerto Plata, the new port is being developed by Carnival Cruise Corporation and...
Laura Stuardo

by Eitan Levine of elitedaily.com A murder investigation was opened up after an Italian woman, who everyone thought tried to commit suicide by jumping off a boat, woke up from a coma and claimed she was actually pushed off the boat. According to The Washington Post, the...

By Jackie Salo of ibtimes.com Crew and guests aboard a Carnival cruise for a Caribbean vacation Monday were reportedly transported to dry land after the ship's engine caught fire, reported Miami's WPLG. The Coast Guard responded to the scene and the ship, Carnival Liberty, was docked in St. Thomas, a...
dirtiest things on an airplane

By Karla Cripps, CNN There's no better way to test your body's immune system than by subjecting it to air travel. With all those enclosed spaces, recirculated air and non-stop streams of people, airports and planes are prime breeding grounds for bacteria. But which surfaces are...
Scam artists know that travelers have a lot on their minds, and take advantage of this.

There's a lot to occupy your mind when you're on vacation. You're navigating an unfamiliar location, trying to stick to a schedule and, in the case of international travel, possibly dealing with an unfamiliar language. Unfortunately, this preoccupation makes you a prime target for...
New Zealand's 2015-2016 cruise season is expected to break passenger records.

Forecasts for New Zealand's 2015-2016 cruise season indicate that this season will break all of New Zealand's cruise records, setting a pattern of growth that will continue into 2017. Data released in Cruise New Zealand's economic impact summary report predict that the...
Boiling your makeup and beauty products down to the essentials is a challenge, but it will make packing much easier.

Beauty-enthused travelers everywhere face the same conundrum: so many products, so little space. If you find yourself looking at your luggage and thinking its tiny beauty compartment must be some kind of sick joke, here's a list to help you pair down your products...
Best Cruises for Vegans

by Fran Golden, Special for USA TODAY When it comes to feeding those who have given up all animal products in favor of a vegan lifestyle, cruise lines are surprisingly well prepared to take on the task. Cruise ship restaurant menus in most cases feature at least a...
Shanghai International Cruise Terminal

While cruise ships sailing from U.S. ports were making adjustments due to tropical storm Erika, cruise ships in Asia were making adjustments for typhoon Goni. The Quantum of the Seas sailed on August 23 from Shanghai for a nine-day cruise. The original itinerary had the ship visiting three Japanese...
Cruise Pool Deck

By Hon. Thomas A. Dickerson of eturbonews.com A substantial number of accidents aboard cruise ships involve slips, trips and falls on liquids including spilled beverages and rainwater on pool decks and elsewhere . Should a lawsuit be filed by an injured passenger alleging that the...