cruises

Carnival Glory returns to New Orleans

The Carnival cruise ship damaged Friday in a collision with another Carnival vessel is on its way back to its home port in New Orleans, the cruise line said.

New Zealand volcano eruption: Police investigate deaths

Almost all patients who were injured in the deadly New Zealand volcanic eruption have suffered extensive burns to their bodies and lungs, as questions mount over the circumstances surrounding the tragedy that has left at least six people dead.

Cruise line sexual assaults jump sharply

Cruise lines sailing from US ports reported 35 alleged sexual assaults in the third quarter of this year, an increase of 67% from the same period a year ago, according to data compiled by the US Department of Transportation.

The tourists nobody wants

Rowdy groups of bachelor parties. Backpackers asking locals to pay their way. The hordes that pour daily off cruise ships, choking up city centers.

Best around-the-world cruises for 2020

Back in September 1522, an 85-ton carrack barely larger than a modern leisure yacht became the first ship to successfully complete a circumnavigation of the globe.

Shipping trying to clean up its act

In the port of Antwerp in Belgium, a small boat whizzes around, shuttling 16 passengers back and forth. The "Hydroville" is fast, silent and, most strikingly, it produces zero pollution.