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  • Fort Lauderdale's Resolve Maritime Academy building new 'wet trainer' facility

    Fort Lauderdale's Resolve Maritime Academy building new 'wet trainer' facility
    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...
  • Teen dies after hitting 405 overpass while standing on tour bus

    Teen dies after hitting 405 overpass while standing on tour bus
    A 16-year-old boy died Saturday, two days after he struck a freeway bridge while standing on the top section of a double-decker tour bus, authorities said. The boy was standing on the "open roof" section of the bus as the vehicle drove under the Arbor...
  • Deceptions du jour for the summer

    Deceptions du jour for the summer
    Ten years ago, I compiled a list of some of the travel industry's false and misleading pricing techniques, using the metaphor of a man who observed various promotions as he walked along a city street. First, he saw an appliance dealer featuring a "side-...
  • Carnival Cruise Lines to ban smoking on balconies

    Carnival Cruise Lines to ban smoking on balconies
    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...
  • Carnival Cruise Lines taps Cigar City Brewing for Florida ships

    Carnival Cruise Lines taps Cigar City Brewing for Florida ships
    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...
  • L.A.'s tallest skyscraper to get observation deck

    L.A.'s tallest skyscraper to get observation deck
    U.S. Bank Tower, the tallest building in the West, will soon have an observation deck and sky-high restaurant catering to visitors to downtown Los Angeles. The deck, the first of its kind in Southern California, will provide visitors with a sweeping...
  • Celebrity Reflection introduces new video game technology at sea

    GamerHub.tv For those who are familiar with the cruise industry, the Celebrity Cruises brand of ships from Royal Caribbean Cruise Line is known for its luxury at sea. Celebrity also tends to attract an older demographic than Royal Caribbean and other...
  • Chicago's Polk family gives $20 million to Navy Pier

    Chicago's Polk family gives $20 million to Navy Pier
    Chicago’s Polk family, which made its name in furniture and appliance retailing, today announced a $20 million gift to Navy Pier to help upgrade Gateway Park, the 13-acre green space at the entertainment complex’s western entrance. The park,...
  • Man shot to death at popular Elvis museum Graceland Too

    Man shot to death at popular Elvis museum Graceland Too
    A 28-year-old man was shot and killed Tuesday night at Graceland Too, the popular Elvis Presley tourist attraction in Holly Springs, Miss. The shooting occurred about 10:40 p.m. at the shrine to Presley, Holly Springs police said. The home-turned-Elvis-...
  • Norwegian Cruise Line bans balcony smoking

    Norwegian Cruise Line bans balcony smoking
    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,...
  • Two men held on suspicion of sexually assaulting homeless woman

    Two men held on suspicion of sexually assaulting homeless woman
    Two Santa Barbara men have been arrested on suspicion of sexually assaulting a 62-year-old homeless woman earlier in the week, police said Thursday. Juan Carlos Herrera Romero, 30, and his cousin Gabino Andres Grande Romero, 26, were arrested on...