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Barge Cruises Break out the Bubbly in France's Champagne Region

Feb 20
European Waterways announced that it is enhancing its itinerary in the Champagne region of France to better reflect the cultural and gastronomic traditions of this legendary destination.

Cruise Control: New Ships and Trends for 2018

By Beth J. Harpaz | Feb 5
What's new in cruising for 2018? As usual, there's lots of razzle-dazzle - laser tag, water slides, zip lines and massive LED screens - along with a continued emphasis on healthy lifestyle options, from dining to fitness.

A Gambol in Gambia

By Dolores Barclay | Feb 1
Gambia is a nugget of land surrounded by Senegal on three sides and the Atlantic Ocean on the other. The Gambia River runs through it. Banjul, its capital and major port, was the sixth stop on our monthlong cruise of West Africa aboard The Marina.

Bigger Isn't Always Better: Small Cruise Ships Sail to Success

By Beth J. Harpaz | Jan 31
Cruise ships carrying thousands of people have gotten all the headlines in cruising in recent years. But there's also been a boom in small ships, river cruises and what's known as expedition cruising on ships designed to sail in places like the polar regi

4 Tips for First-Time Cruisers

By Joe Kafka | Jan 30
But if you've never done it, the idea of a cruise might be daunting. Here are some tips for first-timers.

More Than 200 People Sickened Onboard Ovation of the Seas Cruise

By Beth J. Harpaz | Dec 15
More than 200 people became sick and five were hospitalized in Australia after an outbreak of gastrointestinal illness aboard a cruise ship earlier this month.

MSC Seaside Wins 2017 Best New Ship by Cruise Critic

Dec 12
MSC Seaside was named best new ship of the year Tuesday in the annual awards handed out by Cruise Critic, the cruise website.

LGBT History Cruise to Stop in Anti-Gay Jamaica

By Cynthia Laird | Nov 5
A history cruise that San Francisco's GLBT Historical Society is participating in will make a stop in Jamaica, one of the most anti-gay countries in the world.

Exhibit Explores Heyday of Luxury Ocean Liners

By Tracee M. Herbaugh | May 22
Fans can now relive this bygone era through some telltale relics on display at a new exhibit opening Saturday at the Peabody Essex Museum.

Disney Dream Wins Best Large Cruise Ship in CruiseCritic Awards

Feb 15
The cruise ship Disney Dream won best overall large ship for the third consecutive year in the Cruise Critic Cruisers' Choice Awards announced Wednesday.

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