January 22, 2006
Here is a listing of cruise lines and their vessels. (Many cruise companies prefer to sell tickets through travel agents.) American Canadian Caribbean Line (800) 556-7450 www.accl-smallships.com Grande Caribe, Grande Mariner, Niagara Prince American Cruise Lines (800) 814-6880 www.americancruiselines.com American Eagle, American Glory, American Spirit American Safari Cruises (888) 862-8881 www.amsafari.comSafari Escape, Safari Quest, Safari Spirit American West Steamboat Co. (800) 434-1232 www.
February 1, 2004
Here is a listing of cruise lines and their vessels. One caveat: Many cruise companies prefer to sell through travel agents. It's often best to book through an agent who specializes in cruises. American Canadian Caribbean Line (800) 556-7450 www.accl-smallships.com Grande Caribe, Grande Mariner, Niagara Prince. American Cruise Lines (800) 814-6880 www.americancruiselines.com American Eagle, American Glory. American Safari Cruises (888) 862-8881 www.amsafari.
August 18, 2002 |
John Williams of Hermosa Beach was dismayed when he learned that Princess Cruises would automatically charge him $10 a day for gratuities on his Mexican Riviera sail in April. "Maybe I'm 'old school,' " he said in an e-mail, "but I don't think tipping should be automatic.... I think that ... tipping should be a reward for service [that] truly is above and beyond." But after talking to waiters and his room steward on his cruise, he changed his mind.
February 3, 2002 |
If last year was a difficult one in the travel industry as a whole, the cruise industry experienced the equivalent of the perfect storm. Renaissance Cruise Lines and American Classic Voyages, already in financial straits, filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection within weeks of the terrorist attacks.
September 23, 2001
Here is a list of cruise lines, phone numbers and Web sites: Abercrombie & Kent (800) 323-7308 http://www.abercrombiekent.com American Canadian Caribbean Line (800) 556-7450 http://www.accl-smallships.com American Cruise Lines (800) 814-6880 http://www.americancruiselines.com American Hawaii Cruises (800) 513-5022 http://www.cruisehawaii.com American West Steamboat Co. (800) 434-1232 http://www.columbiarivercruise.com Carnival Cruise Lines (800) 327-9501 http://www.carnival.
August 6, 2000 |
If buying and enjoying a cruise were only a matter of learning port from starboard and fore from aft, consumers could rest easier. Instead, anyone contemplating a vacation at sea faces a battery of unfamiliar and easily misunderstood terms. Is it good or bad to be repositioned? Should your dinner portions be measured in gross register tons? As a follow-up to the glossaries of hotel and airline lingo from recent weeks, here is a quick cruise vocabulary guide.