| Aug 1, 2014
| 10:00 AM
Fort Lauderdale-based Resolve Maritime Academy has begun construction on a new $150,000 two-story 'wet trainer' that's expected to be completed in mid-September, the outfit announced this week.
The 640-square-foot training facility will feature a wet...
| Jul 2, 2014
| 11:20 AM
Cruise lines are making waves out there with news of ship deployments. Here are some tips about a sampling of interesting itineraries — near and far — this year and next:
· Princess Cruises – Sapphire Princess has...
| Jun 10, 2014
| 4:54 PM
Cami Miller returns to the Winter Park Playhouse's Spotlight Cabaret Series in her newest show, titled "Pure Imagination." Showtimes are at 7:30 p.m. this Wednesday, June 11 and Thursday, June 12. Playhouse musical director Christopher Leavy will...
| Aug 22, 2014
| 2:41 PM
The Orlando International Fringe Theatre Festival, the oldest Fringe Festival in the United States, announced its officers and board members for 2014-15 following its annual board retreat this month.
This next Fringe, by the way, is May 13-26, 2015,...
| Aug 12, 2014
| 12:33 PM
Long before the Avatar-inspired land of Pandora comes to Disney's Animal Kingdom, a jewelry brand of the same name will find its way into Walt Disney World parks.
A new line of Disney-inspired PANDORA Jewelry will be exclusive to Disney Parks beginning...
| 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...
| Apr 26, 2013
| 11:29 AM
Disney Cruise Line is giving its oldest ship a major facelift.
The Disney Magic will be getting new waterslides, a new nightlife hub, a Marvel Comics-themed area and more updates as it heads for a six-week dry dock overhaul this September.
| 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....