Discontent with its public image as a quaintly Spartan floating hotel of horrors, Carnival Cruise Lines will invest as much as $700 in improving its 101 ships to solve "reliability problems" that have plagued its vessels in recent years, the company announced Wednesday.
Disneyland theme park in Anaheim, Calif. closed three rides over the weekend, including flagship attraction Space Mountain, the Matterhorn Bobsleds and Soarin' Over California due to safety concerns.
Walt Disney World has begun testing MyMagic+ RFID-based wristband technology that will eventually be used as park passes, room keys and credit cards at their Animal Kingdom theme park in Orlando, Fla.
In what's quickly growing into a national concern in China, a deadly new form of bird flu has spread to Beijing, with a 7-year-old girl contracting the infection earlier in the week, China's health ministry confirmed Saturday.
Continuing its transformation into little more than a live-action recreation of "The Poseidon Adventure," Carnival Cruise Lines "Fascination" ship failed a health inspection before the vessel could set sail out of Jacksonville, Fla.
For the first time in its brief history, Virgin America ranked as the most satisfactory airline overall in the U.S., according to the results of the 2013 Airline Quality Rating (AQR) report.
The line up has been officially released for Lollapalooza 2013, so take note, music lovers. Tickets and schedules have been made available for the weekend-long summer music festival in Chicago's Grant Park.
More than a dozen passengers in the Los Angeles area were hurt Saturday afternoon when a Metrolink commuter train collided with a dump truck near the suburban community of San Fernando.
Toronto’s Pearson airport grounded international flights early Saturday morning, after a pocket knife was discovered in a passenger’s carry-on luggage. The passenger was likely on his way to the U.S., where the Transportation Security Administration has recently authorized rules that say passengers are allowed to bring such items on the plane in their carry-on bags.
Electric car company Tesla Motors announced its first ever profit, for the first quarter of 2013, after sales of its flagship sedan the Tesla Model S exceeded expectations.
Roughly 1,500 vigilantes have seized the Mexican town of Tierra Colorado, arresting police officers and searching homes after one of the group's leaders was killed Monday.
There's definitely something in the water in China, and you're not going to like it. Chinese authorities discovered 1,000 dead ducks in a Sichuan river Tuesday, in addition to the 16,000 dead pigs already found in a Shanghai river recently.
The recent death of a Virginia woman aboard a Royal Caribbean cruise ship has been ruled "suspicious" and is being actively investigated by the FBI, a spokesmen for the agency said.
In yet another possible sign of the country's escalating drug violence problem, at least six people were killed in a shooting at a popular bar in Cancun, Mexico, and five were wounded.
Carnival Cruises: come for the vacation of a lifetime, stay because there is no escape. In its continued quest to transform its vessels into nightmarish hellscapes of rotten shrimp cocktails and raw sewage, yet another Carnival Cruise has broken down. The now ironically-named "Dream" Carnival Cruise ship lost power in Carribean Wednesday, trapping 4,300 passengers, and 1,300 crew members onboard. Perhaps Carnival could avoid such troubles in the future by naming its ships more accurately ... May we suggest the S.S. Kafka?