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Carnival Corporation announced four new cruise ships for 2016.

Carnival Corporation is the largest cruise company in the world. It has 10 cruise line brands and almost 100 ships. Recently, Carnival announced they are adding cruise ships to their fleet. Here are the four that will be unveiled in 2016: 1. Holland America Line's...
A federal judge from Seattle threw out a $21.5 million verdict awarded to James Hausman.

A federal judge in Seattle recently threw out a $21.5 million jury verdict awarded to a man from Illinois in a lawsuit against Holland America cruise line. James R. Hausman sued the Seattle-based cruise line after a sliding glass door malfunctioned by hitting his...
There'll be no gastrointestinal illnesses on these ships.

If you're wondering to yourself, "Are cruise ships safe?", the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention may have an answer for you. Each year, the organization conducts unannounced sanitation inspections of cruise ships, and this year, it gave a perfect score of 100 to...
The biggest slide on the seas stands to be a significant drawcard.

The only thing more exciting than striking out on the high seas on a cruise ship is striking out on the high seas on a cruise ship that contains the tallest slide off land. That's what passengers of Royal Caribbean's Harmony of the Seas will...
MSC Cruise passengers can expect high-flying acrobatic shows come 2017.

MSC Cruises has announced it will partner with Cirque du Soleil to perform exclusive shows onboard their cruises. The shows are scheduled to start in 2017, and will be a part of passengers' experience on the MSC Meraviglia. They will be brand new, and...
The world's largest cruise ship will set sail in 2016.

Royal Caribbean already holds the title for world's largest cruise ship, but it's looking to break its own record. At the moment, the sister ships, "Allure of the Sea" and "Oasis of the Sea," are the biggest of the bunch, but come April 2016,...
Here's a guide to Cruise Critic's 2015 Editors' Picks Awards

The results are in: 2015's Cruise Critic Editors' Pick Award winners were announced early October 2015. The awards spanned 25 categories, including 16 for ocean cruises and nine for river cruises. Here's a quick overview of some of the categories travelers will want to consider...
Medellin Colombia

by foxnews.com An American tourist has been shot to death in Colombia during an apparent robbery attempt after leaving his hotel in a wealthy enclave of Medellin. Police say a 65-year-old New Yorker identified as John Mariani was assaulted Friday night when the taxi he was traveling was intercepted by...
Lesbos

Just a week after cruise lines modified port calls in Turkey, three cruise lines have stopped calling on the Greek island of Lesbos. Lesbos, also sometimes called Mytilene which is the capital and port city, has been the destination of many of those trying to escape Syria and...
Cruises take you to the prettiest parts of the planet: these cruises are working to keep those places pretty.

Cruises have a bad reputation when it comes to the environment. The amount of waste alone is staggering: Sewage, drain water and garbage are all produced in mass quantities on cruise ships. In addition, cruise ships burn a lot of fuel, sending the byproducts...