CEO of Carnival Corporation releases statement regarding Costa Concordia

MIAMI, Jan. 17, 2012 – 4:45 pm EST — This statement is from Micky Arison, chairman and CEO of Carnival Corporation & plc, parent company of Costa Cruises. We are deeply saddened by the reports of additional deaths following the grounding of the Costa Concordia. On behalf of the entire Carnival Corporation & plc team, […]

Boutique Hotel Stay in Cabo Offered With American Safari Cruises

Seattle, WA, January 18, 2012 – Travelers needing an escape to sunny Baja have one more reason to book a Sea of Cortés yacht adventure with American Safari Cruises. All new reservations for cruises departing now through April 14, 2012 receive one complimentary hotel stay at Casa Natalia, a boutique hotel in San José del […]

Transcript between Port Authority and Costa Concordia cruise ship captain released

Here’s the transcript between Capt. Schettino and Coast Guard officials, first published by Corriere della Sera and confirmed by the Coast Guard. This took place after the 114,500-ton ship was starting to list after hitting a rock as passengers were evacuating. Captain Schettino: It’s Capt. Schettino. Port Authority: Schettino, listen to me, there are people […]

InfoGraphic: Travel Insurance Breakdown

Many people ponder the value of travel insurance until they really need it. One large claim and they’ll never travel without it. TripInsurance.com pulled together some statistics to show just what your chances are of making a claim on a travel insurance policy, and what kind of claims are typically filed. Most people buy travel […]