Cruise passengers spend less despite offers on land
Dec 22, 2015
Cruise tourists are not influenced by extended shopping opportunities. They spend very little money during the port of call even when they are offered an increased number of spending options.
UMaine debuting ocean simulator to test sea-bound technology
Nov 22, 2015
Builders of everything from cruise ships and ports to oil rigs offshore wind turbines are tasked with the same question—will their work will be strong enough to stand up to the sea?
The suite life: tour the most-exclusive ways to travel
Aug 25, 2015
For those with unlimited bank accounts, travel has never been so glamorous.
Carnival Corporation rolls out faster Internet
Nov 03, 2014
Carnival Corporation announced Monday it will offer a long-range, broadband wireless Internet network on all of its 101 ships across nine cruise line brands.
More whales being hit by ships along US East Coast
May 24, 2014
A cruise ship heading for New York this month struck and killed a whale and dragged it into the Hudson River, part of a higher-than-usual rate of strikes along the Eastern Seaboard for this time of year, a federal agency ...
Carnival to cut pollution from cruise ships
Sep 06, 2013
The world's largest cruise ship company will adopt technology from power plants and automobiles to reduce air pollution from the massive diesel engines powering its ships.
Wearing high heels can change the way you shop
Aug 26, 2013
New study finds physical experience of balance influences consumer choices.
Researchers seek to preserve where the wild things are
Jul 26, 2013
It was August 1941, four months before the attack on Pearl Harbor.
Havana Bay slowly reclaims historic splendor
May 09, 2013
Pelicans and their prey are back in Havana Bay in a sign that efforts to clean up the historic and once splendid port of the Cuban capital are paying off.
Cruise tourists spend less
Apr 30, 2013
More and more cruise ships visit the fjords of Western Norway. But cruise tourists only spend a fraction of what other tourists spend.