| Aug 8, 2014
| 8:50 AM
In the early days of the tourist boom that now has the city awash in bus-boat-foot tours, clogging the summer sidewalks, streets and river, I remember a "guide" on one of the boat tours who had, shall we say, a unique take on our town.
He would point to...
| Jul 30, 2014
| 2:30 AM
Disney Cruise Lines introduced 3D movies to all of its ships a few years back, allowing guests to watch hit movies at sea while they were still playing in theaters back home. So to one-up the competition, Carnival Cruise Lines has...
| Jan 23, 2014
| 12:29 PM
Carnival Cruise Lines is following the gameplan that theme parks have mastered, offering up big-name musical acts to drum up business.
The Carnival Live Concert Series was announced Thursday with acts such as Jennifer Hudson, Jewel, Lady Antebellum and...
| Feb 7, 2014
| 4:43 PM
The newest ship on the seas is made its Miami debut as the Norwegian Getaway had a gala event at PortMiami featuring Pitbull and the ship's godmothers, the Miami Dolphins Cheerleaders.
"She's running like a well-oiled machine," said Norwegian Cruise...
| Mar 25, 2014
| 8:10 AM
Disney Cruise Line will be exploring the Norwegian fjords, Iceland and Faroe Islands for the first time in summer 2015, Disney announced Tuesday.
New itineraries are also set, including sailings from Copenhagen, Denmark to St. Petersburg, Russia....
| Feb 28, 2014
| 6:28 AM
The big news about cruise options this spring and summer is that more lines are basing their best ships in Florida ports and keeping them here year-round.
Just in the past year, PortMiami has welcomed the 3,690-passenger Carnival Breeze, 3,877-passenger...
| Apr 18, 2014
| 9:22 AM
Port Canaveral may have lost a Dream, but now it has some Sunshine.
The Carnival Sunshine arrived this week to replace the Carnival Dream, which had sailed out of Central Florida since its debut in 2009. The Sunshine, while smaller, is one of Carnival...
| Oct 9, 2013
| 9:19 AM
Arguably, it's the most wonderful time of the year to take a cruise: the holiday season. Ships are decorated to the nines (so you don’t have to struggle with tangled up knots of Christmas lights), festive feasts are prepared and served (so you can...
| Oct 17, 2013
While many cruise lines are adopting more eco-friendly measures and outfitting new and older ships with advanced technology to reduce vessels' environmental footprints, more needs to be done, according to a report released Wednesday.
| Jan 10, 2014
| 1:07 PM
There's a lot more Mickey floating around Florida right now as the last of Disney Cruise Line's four cruise ships began sailing from Florida ports today.
The Disney Wonder began sailing out of PortMiami after relocating from Galveston, Texas. The...
| Mar 11, 2014
| 1:01 PM
Mickey's playing it not once, but twice for old time's sake as Turner Classic Movies has decided to stay with Disney Cruise Line's for this year's Classic Cruise.
The cruise slated for Oct. 21-26 will sail on the Disney Magic from Port Canaveral with...