Topic: Cruise

Cruise Ships Now Depend on Parents Bringing the Kids Along

Disney helped change the industry

In the summer of 1951, a passenger aboard the RMS Queen Elizabeth had plenty of things to do. There was shuffleboard, deck tennis, books to borrow from the library. The…

Perspective: All Hands on Deck

On cruise ships, nothing says 'service' better than a young man in uniform

Ever since Samuel Cunard sent the RMS Britannia across the Atlantic in 1840, the shipping business has looked for various ways to lure passengers aboard—a task that’s not as easy…

Poll: Cruise Ship Vacay Not Such A Hot Idea

A quarter of future cruise goers are expressing 'high level of concern'

Jan. 13’s wreck of the Costa Concordia has already splashed the Web with the kinds of images (like, say, a 112,000-ton ship lying on its side) that cruise operators would…