Next time you go on a cruise, bring everyone along. Well, virtually everyone. On Crystal Cruises, you can launch your own Web site, so friends and family can keep up with your travels online. Currently available on Crystal Harmony and Crystal Symphony, the technology allows you to create a site with text, pictures, and hyperlinks. You’ll never bother with a postcard again. Cruises from $1,995. (800) 820-6663, www.crystalcruises.com

The Norwegian Star, a 91,000-ton super-ship operated by Norwegian Cruise Line, now offers weekly tours of the Hawaiian Islands, the only luxury liner to offer such trips year-round. The seven-day affair, which starts in Honolulu, includes stops at the four main islands, as well as a full-day visit to Fanning Island, an exotic Micronesian island south of the Aloha State. Cruises feature Norwegian’s popular freestyle dining, with prices from $1,099. (800) 327-7030, www.starcruises.com

Passengers on Princess Cruises can sail the sea and surf the Net. The luxury liner has christened an AOL Internet Café on the Golden Princess, Grand Princess, and the new Star Princess, which make sun-splashed tours of the Mexican Riviera. The 24-hour cafe features 25 computers with high-speed AOL access, fax machines, printers, and photocopiers. Cruises from $2,540. (800) 774-6237, www.princess.com