| Aug 24, 2014
It had been a mushy batch of stormy weather in the Atlantic for days, not generating much concern. Now, it's time to pay closer attention.
That's because a newly formed tropical depression is forecast to intensify into a Category 1 hurricane and draw...
| May 27, 2014
| 8:00 AM
Suddenly Mexico has returned as a hot cruise destination. Disney Cruise Line comes back to the West Coast for Baja cruises from San Diego in fall 2015. Also, Carnival Cruise Lines resumes its seven-day itineraries to Mazatlan starting in October.
| Aug 1, 2014
| 2:09 PM
Mary Jeanne Goins always had an interest in theater but thought she would have difficulty balancing an acting career with raising children.
So she became an elementary-school teacher instead. When Goins retired, however, she embarked on a second...
| Jul 15, 2014
| 6:55 AM
The world's largest cruise line said Tuesday that it will no longer let guests smoke on cabin balconies.
A spokesman for Carnival Cruise Lines said the new rule, which goes into effect on Oct. 9 across the fleet, is "in response to the preferences of...
| Jul 15, 2014
| 8:53 AM
One of Florida's most popular microbrews is headed to sea.
Two of Tampa's Cigar City Brewing's craft beers will be featured aboard all 13 of Carnival Cruise Line's Florida-based cruise ships. The line made the announcement last Sunday aboard the...
| Jul 17, 2014
| 7:19 AM
Norwegian Cruise Line has become the latest cruise operator to prohibit smoking on stateroom balconies.
The Miami-based cruise line announced the update to its smoking policy Wednesday; changes go into effect Nov. 1.
In addition to the balcony ban,...
| Jun 24, 2014
| 1:09 PM
Miami-based Carnival Corp. & PLC on Tuesday reported better-than-expected fiscal second quarter earnings due partly to less impacted revenue yields and lower costs.
The world's largest cruise company's net income increased 158 percent to $106 million,...
| Jul 2, 2014
| 5:17 PM
It's not too late to get a deal on a cruise vacation for summer or fall. Cruise lines use yield management — increasing or (in this case) decreasing a price in response to demand, among other factors — to fill their cabins, so some of the best...
| Aug 27, 2014
| 2:05 PM
Look at it this way: You have to work two more days, but then you get to play for three.
Labor Day weekend — the last long weekend of the summer — means beaches, shopping, travel, family outings and lots of time to chill.
This year, more...
| Aug 31, 2014
Avery Danforth has joined Milagro Center in Delray Beach as program director. Hannah Lim, vice president and chief litigation counsel for ADT LLC of Boca Raton, has been appointed to Milagro Center's board of directors.
Sean Lummus joined...
| Aug 25, 2014
| 7:02 AM
he United States economy has been locked in the worst recession since the 1930s for a number of years, with unemployment and underemployment rampant.
The business of sports is a shining exception as the new Forbes Magazine National Football League...