Gene Sloan, USA TODAY

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  • USA TODAY
  • 11Alive Atlanta
  • ksdk.com
  • KHOU
  • WLTX
  • 12 News
  • North Jersey News
Past:
  • Florida Today
  • Naples Daily News
  • ABC10
  • The Asbury Park Press NJ
  • Stuff.co.nz News
  • thedailyjournal.com
  • Detroit Free Press

Recent articles by Gene:

Construction begins on another giant Royal Caribbean ship, Spectrum of the Seas

To be called Spectrum of the Seas, the new vessel will debut in 2019 and sail in Asia. → Read More

Photo tour: The radiance of an Emerald Waterways river ship

USA TODAY offers a deck-by-deck tour of Emerald Waterways' new Emerald Radiance → Read More

Cruise ships are adding a suprising new feature

The soon-to-debut Norwegian Cruise Line ship will feature a two-deck racing course where passengers compete against each other in electric go-carts. → Read More

Cruise ships are adding a suprising new feature

The soon-to-debut Norwegian Cruise Line ship will feature a two-deck racing course where passengers compete against each other in electric go-carts. → Read More

Cruise ships are adding a suprising new feature

The soon-to-debut Norwegian Cruise Line ship will feature a two-deck racing course where passengers compete against each other in electric go-carts. → Read More

Cruise ships are adding a suprising new feature

The soon-to-debut Norwegian Cruise Line ship will feature a two-deck racing course where passengers compete against each other in electric go-carts. → Read More

Cruise ships are adding a suprising new feature

The soon-to-debut Norwegian Cruise Line ship will feature a two-deck racing course where passengers compete against each other in electric go-carts. → Read More

New Mississippi riverboat American Duchess christened in New Orleans

The 166-passenger American Duchess is a smaller sister to the much-beloved American Queen. → Read More

Another Norwegian Cruise Line ship to get a deck-top race track

Norwegian Cruise Line on Sunday revealed details of what it plans for the soon-to-debut, 4,000-passenger Norwegian Bliss. → Read More

Deal watch: South Pacific cruises on sale

South Pacific cruise specialist Paul Gauguin Cruises is out with a two-week promotion. → Read More

Cruise giant Carnival extends sailings out of Mobile, Ala.

The line's 2,056-passenger Carnival Fantasy currently sails year-round from the city. → Read More

Nick Jonas to play Carnival cruise ships

The concerts aboard the Carnival Victory and Carnival Liberty will be a first for the multi-platinum performer. → Read More

August route roundup: Where cruise lines are adding sailings

New voyages to Cuba, South America and the West Coast of the USA are among new itineraries announced in recent weeks by leading cruise lines. → Read More

Photo tour: Inside an icon of 1960s cruising

Now a floating hotel and museum, the 1,456-passenger Rotterdam had a beloved following for its graceful lines. → Read More

France nationalizes shipyard building world's largest cruise ship

Royal Caribbean's record-setting Symphony of the Seas has been under construction at the STX France facility for more than a year. → Read More

Luxury line Crystal adds short sailings on the Danube

The soon-to-debut, 106-passenger Crystal Mahler will offer seven-day voyages between Budapest and Vienna. → Read More

Norwegian Cruise Line's new Cuba sailings open for bookings

The 1,936-passenger Norwegian Sun will begin voyages to Cuba from Port Canaveral, Fla., in May. → Read More

Photo tour: Inside Oceania Cruises' Insignia

The 684-passenger vessel is one of four sister ships that at the core of the Oceania fleet. → Read More

Silversea expedition ship to explore Pacific Coast of Americas

The 144-passenger Silver Explorer will sail from Ushuaia, Argentina to Vancouver. → Read More

Fun zones on world's largest cruise ship, Symphony of the Seas, begin to take shape

The 230,000-ton Royal Caribbean vessel is scheduled to debut in April. → Read More