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Cruise Ships

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Top Books For A Fall Ocean Cruise

While you’re on your fall cruise, tuck into these page turners if you’re up for a tale of peril on the sea.

09/26/2013

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Guide To Cruise Ship Angst Avoidance

While vacationing aboard a modern cruise ship is supposed to be fun, a “Cruise to Hell” can provide a treasure trove of salty yarns to fuel happy hour conversations for years to come. In truth, very few disasters get in the way.

02/21/2013

(A pleasant poolside chat aboard a cruise ship.  Credit: Jay Lloyd)

Jay Lloyd’s Getaway: Cruise Ship Tips

Cruise ships have been getting a lot of attention lately -– mostly the bad kind. But here are a few helpful hints to get more enjoyment and less stress from a cruising getaway.

02/21/2013

(In this handout from the US Coast Guard, the cruise ship Carnival Triumph sits idle in the Gulf of Mexico.  Credit: Paul McConnell/ USCG via Getty Images)

Cape May-Based US Coast Guard Unit Renders Assistance to Crippled Cruise Ship

A local US Coast Guard team has pitched in to help those cruise ship passengers stranded in the Gulf of Mexico.

02/14/2013

(Costa Concordia on its side in harbor of Tuscan island of Giglio.   Credit: Andreas Solaro/ AFP/ Getty Images)

Jay Lloyd’s Getaway: Putting Cruise Ship Safety In Perspective

The recent grounding of a major cruise ship in the Mediterranean has raised some concern among getaway cruisers.

01/19/2012

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Hurricane Irene Playing Havoc With North Atlantic Vacation Ship Cruises

There have been more than a dozen itinerary changes for cruise ships in the Caribbean this week, and more are likely to come as Irene moves up the east coast.

08/25/2011