By Peter Greenberg At this writing, virtually every shipyard in the world is operating at capacity — 56 new cruise ships of every size and pedigree are being built, and over the next two years all these new ships will be sailing. And already in 2017,...

By Wendy Perrin  People who say they wouldn’t be caught dead on a cruise have either never tried one or chose the wrong ship. There is an enormous variety of vessels and itineraries (including expedition ships, freighters, and yacht charters), but it’s vital to choose the...

By: John Gobbels MedjetAssist VP/COO The cruise ship market is the fastest-growing sector of the travel industry. The crowded, semi-enclosed environment of the cruise ship facilitates transmission of communicable disease, either person-to-person or from contaminated food, water or environmental surfaces. The stress of travel can worsen chronic...

Cruise Ship Safety Cruise-ship safety has been dominating the headlines. What have we learned in terms of safety on the high seas? The details behind the tragic accident of the Costa Concordia are still unfolding, but here's what we know. Many passengers complained that there had not...