Optimism and Drive Will Help Tardy Travelers Find Late-Summer Vacation Vacancies

By Arthur Frommer

Think it's too late to book a summer trip to one of the top destinations in the U.S.? Think again, says Arthur Frommer.

Vacation in One of the Less Popular Destinations This Summer for a Fine Travel Experience

By Arthur Frommer

Where should you travel this summer? Off the beaten path, says Arthur Frommer.

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Surprise! These Ships Are Infinitely Superior, and Certainly Cheaper, Than a Standard Alaska Cruise

By Arthur Frommer

The 11 passenger ferries of the Alaska Marine Highway System, each pursuing a different itinerary among up to 35 communities starting in Bellingham, Washington, are an authentic alternative to noisy and overpriced mainstream cruises.

Oprah Leads the Charge of Lifestyle Brands at Sea

By Pauline Frommer

A New Era in Partnerships for Cruise Lines Could Mean Different Types of Cruises

A small boat in open water. Behind it are the rolling hills on the coast of an island.

Antigua's Got 365 Beaches. Here Are the Top 10

The eastern Caribbean island of Antigua boasts 365 beaches—one for every day of the year. Here's how to find the right slice of paradise for you, based on personality, interests, and expectations.

Carnival's New "Ocean Medallions" Track Every Move—And Make Spending Thoughtless

By Jason Cochran

Inspired by Disney's controversial MagicBand system, the largest cruise line company in the world launches new disks that will track guests' every whim and move.

Will He or Won't He? Trump Has Not Withdrawn His Threat to Forbid Travel to Cuba

By Arthur Frommer

American cruise lines are preparing to enter the Cuban market with force, but will politics quash the budding potential for new jobs, new revenue, and new explorations?

Royal Caribbean's Harmony of the Seas cruise ship

What I Learned Aboard the World's Biggest Cruise Ship

Royal Caribbean's Harmony of the Seas—the largest passenger vessel ever built—set off on its inaugural sailing with our writer on board. It was his first time at sea, too.
A Norwegian Cruise Lines ship sails from Mykonos

How to Pick the Best Cruise for You

Single travelers will pick very different cruises from those traveling with children. The same goes for those looking to get married onboard, travelers with disabilities and others with special needs and tastes. We've broken down which cruiselines are best for each type of traveler.
Relaxing in a hammock on the beach in Moorea, French Polynesia.

Cruise Deals for the Week of Aug. 9, 2012

Save on transatlantic cruise itineraries, get post-cruise hotel stays, and enjoy prepaid gratuities on cruises in the Mediterranean, Caribbean, Hawaii, New England, and more.
The Royal Princess

Royal Princess Photo Slideshow

Princess Cruises' Royal Princess was christened in 2013 by Kate, the Duchess of Cambridge. Here's a close look at this state-of-the-art cruise ship.
The protected beach of Hanauma Bay offers unparalleledsnorkeling and scuba diving with spectacular marine life and coral.

Cruise Deals for the Week of Aug. 23, 2012

Get a pre-cruise hotel stay, complimentary prepaid gratuities, and other perks on cruises in Alaska, Hawaii, the Caribbean, and more.
Carnival Magic's La Cucina del Capitano.

Cruise Cuisine: Specialty Restaurants Worth the Splurge

Specialty restaurants on cruise ships are tempting alternatives to bland buffets. Don't miss these 10 great-value dining experiences on Royal Caribbean, Princess, Disney, and other cruise lines.
The toy-sized adventure that charmed audiences in the Disney/Pixar blockbuster film "Toy Story" comes to life in the all-new stage spectacular "Toy Story - The Musical" aboard the Disney Wonder.

Cruise Shows: 7 Best Entertainment Acts at Sea

From acrobats to ice-skaters, you'll find more than traditional musicals and revues aboard these cruises from Norwegian, Royal Caribbean, Disney, and Carnival.
Norwegian Getaway

Norwegian Getaway Photo Slideshow

Come aboard Norwegian Cruise Line's Getaway, sister ship to the Breakaway
Cyclists in front of the Acropolis, Athens

World's 10 Best Historic Cruise Ports

Check out these 10 cities in Europe, Asia, and North America that are close enough to the cruise docks to warrant a day trip.
The schooner Timberwind.

Tall Ship Adventures Bring Small-Scale Pleasures

See what it's like to cruise aboard a tall ship in Maine, Canada, Alaska, and the Caribbean.
Southeast Alaska from the stern of Cruise West's <em>Spirit of Endeavour</em>

10 Great Alaskan Small-Ship Cruises

Here are 10 of the best lines that sail in Alaska, the Canadian Inside Passage, and other parts of coastal British Columbia.
Southeast Alaska from the stern of Cruise West's <em>Spirit of Endeavour</em>

Cruisetours of the World: Seeing the Planet by Ship

Here is a primer to both the most popular and most distinctive cruisetours in some of the world's most popular sailing regions.
A zipline lets passengers fly nine stories about the Boardwalk neighborhood, starboard to port.

Best Cruise Ships for Kids

With so many cruises to choose from, how do you know which ship is best for your family? These 23 family-friendly cruise ships pack in ice-skating rinks, water parks, and more.

Disney Dream: A Magical Kingdom at Sea

A cruise lover's guide to Disney mania aboard Disney Cruise Line's Disney Dream.