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Recent articles by Gene:

10 cruise ship suites that will blow your mind

The latest crop of mega-suites at sea includes complexes bigger than the average U.S. home → Read More

Construction begins on another new Viking ocean ship

The 930-passenger Viking Spirit will be the fast-growing line's fifth vessel. → Read More

Four new ships on the way for Norwegian Cruise Line

The newly ordered vessels will comprise a new class for the Miami-based cruise operator → Read More

Second Carnival ship in a month emerges from makeover

The 3,646-passenger Carnival Dream sails year-round out of New Orleans → Read More

Carnival Cruise Line gets nod for Cuba trips

The brand will operate its first voyage to the island nation in June → Read More

The 9 most amazing giant cruise ships

These nine vessels and their sisters have all the trappings of mega-resorts on land → Read More

Carnival adds another Los Angeles to Alaska voyage

The 2018 sailing will allow Southern Californians to visit the state without flying → Read More

'Beauty and the Beast' musical to debut on Disney ship

The production will be inspired by the coming film adaptation of the animated classic. → Read More

Oprah to cruise with Holland America as part of new partnership

The line and O, The Oprah Magazine have inked a two-year deal that kicks off in March → Read More

Giant new Carnival ship to sail to Bermuda

The 3,954-passenger Carnival Horizon will sail out of New York after debuting in 2018. → Read More

MSC Cruises boss: New ship for North America will turn heads

The 4,140-passenger MSC Seaside will debut in Miami in December → Read More

Norwegian Cruise Line announces more Cuba voyages

The Norwegian Sky will sail to the island nation weekly through at least December. → Read More

Photos: The making of the year's hottest new megaship

The 4,140-passenger MSC Seaside will begin sailing year-round from Miami in December. → Read More

Fast-growing MSC Cruises to bring third ship to Miami

The Europe-based line has revealed plans for a big expansion in the North American market. → Read More

Disney Cruise Line plans more Marvel-themed sailings

The new Marvel Day at Sea voyages will take place in early 2018. → Read More

New Viking itinerary goes Japan to Alaska

The 22-night voyage will take place on the line's soon-to-debut Viking Spirit. → Read More

Another Carnival ship emerges from makeover

The 2,056-passenger Carnival Ecstasy received several new venues during the overhaul. → Read More

Fast-growing Viking Ocean Cruises welcomes third ship

The 930-passenger Viking Sky is one of two new vessels coming this year at the line. → Read More

'Most luxurious ship ever' to cruise to Africa

The 750-passenger Seven Seas Explorer debuted in July in Europe. → Read More

Giant new Carnival ship to sail from New York

Debuting in 2018, the 3,954-passenger Carnival Horizon also will operate from Miami. → Read More