Steal of the Week: Cruise Canada From $76 Per Night (Plus Free Third and Fourth Passengers)

Everyone is looking for the deal of the century. So how do you choose the one that’s right for you? Check the Lido Deck each week to get the scoop on our favorite deals — then grab the phone and pack your bags. THE DEAL: Cruise Specialists is offering a seven-night Canada and New England […]

Live From Costa Favolosa: Up, Up and Away

A prancing troupe of ballet dancers, giant projections of a ship ramming through an ancient facade, an Italian starlet with a big bottle of bubbly, fireworks perfectly choreographed to Italian opera — why, the naming of Costa Favolosa on Saturday night had everything but a re-creation of a scene out of “Up.” Oh, wait … […]

Live From Costa Favolosa: The First Pictures

Who says that Italians don’t know how to throw party? Well, no one actually, so it came as absolutely no surprise that Costa Favolosa got off to a showy start Friday as it left Venice under a midship blizzard of pink and iridescent gold confetti, balloons, entertainers in Carnivale attire (that’s with an “e,” notwithstanding […]

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