Costa Concordia

Costa Concordia  (Photo by Marco Secchi/Getty Images)

All Things Travel: Concordia Raises Expectations

The New England cruise industry breathed a sigh of relief this week as The Costa Concordia was lifted off a reef in Italy after almost two years.

09/18/2013

The Costa Concordia cruiseship lies partially submerged on January 16, 2012.(Photo credit ANDREAS SOLARO/AFP/Getty Images)

Boston Couple Onboard Costa Concordia Release Book, CD

One year after a tragedy at sea, survivors of the Costa Concordia shipwreck and relatives of the 32 people who died gathered Sunday in Giglio, Italy.

01/13/2013

Rescuers inspect the Costa Concordia on January 15, 2012, after the cruise ship ran aground and keeled over off the Isola del Giglio, last night. Three people died and several were missing after the ship with more than 4,000 people on board ran aground sparking chaos as passengers scrambled to get off. Two South Korean honeymooners were rescued early today from the cruise as emergency crews searched for the missing. AFP PHOTO / ANDREAS SOLARO (Photo credit should read ANDREAS SOLARO/AFP/Getty Images)

Local Passengers Call $14,400 Cruise Ship Compensation Insulting

The operator of the Costa Concordia which ran aground off the coast of Italy is making an offer to passengers who were able to escape the tilting ship.

01/27/2012

Benji Smith and Emily Lau survived the Costa Concordia disaster.

Local Survivors Of Cruise Ship Disaster Say “We’re Not OK”

Benji Smith and Emily Lau were passengers on the Costa Concordia. They say they received little help from the Italian authorities, the ship company, and the American Embassy.

01/19/2012

The Costa Concordia cruiseship lies partially submerged on January 16, 2012.(Photo credit ANDREAS SOLARO/AFP/Getty Images)

All Things Travel: Basic Questions Unanswered In Italy Cruise Ship Disaster

Having seen the duplication of effort of sailors doing that work, it seems almost impossible for a disaster of this scope to take place.

01/16/2012

Rescuers inspect the Costa Concordia on January 15, 2012, after the cruise ship ran aground and keeled over off the Isola del Giglio, last night. Three people died and several were missing after the ship with more than 4,000 people on board ran aground sparking chaos as passengers scrambled to get off. Two South Korean honeymooners were rescued early today from the cruise as emergency crews searched for the missing. AFP PHOTO / ANDREAS SOLARO (Photo credit should read ANDREAS SOLARO/AFP/Getty Images)

Braintree Family, Boston Couple Safe After Italy Cruise Shipwreck

At least seven Massachusetts residents are safe after their cruise ship ran aground off the coast of Italy on Friday night.

01/15/2012

A photograph taken early on January 14, 2012 shows the Costa Concordia after the cruise ship with more than 4,000 people on board ran aground and keeled over off the Isola del Giglio, last night. The Costa Concordia was on a trip around the Mediterranean when it apparently hit a reef near the island of Giglio on Friday as passengers were sitting down for dinner. Some of the passengers jumped into the icy waters. The ship was on a cruise in the Mediterranean, leaving from Savona with planned stops in Civitavecchia, Palermo, Cagliari, Palma, Barcelona and Marseille,' the company said. (Photo credit: FRANCESCO ORLANDINI/AFP/Getty Images)

Braintree Family Escapes Italy Cruise Ship Disaster

Three people from Braintree were among those on board a packed cruise ship that ran aground off Italy on Saturday.

01/14/2012

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