| 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...
| Nov 8, 2013
| 4:44 AM
MIAMI - Just a few years ago, if you wanted to take a short cruise, you didn't have many choices of ships or destinations.
However, the trend now is for people to take shorter vacations of all kinds - by land, sea or air - or to combine a short land...
| Mar 10, 2014
| 10:22 AM
Disney Cruise Line is basking in the reinvigorated Disney Magic, which made its big face-lift reveal last fall with a splash in Port Miami before migrating to Port Canaveral in January.
Debuting in 1998, the oldest ship in the Disney Cruise Line fleet...
| Jan 6, 2014
| 4:52 AM
For the first time ever Disney Cruise Line is sailing three ships out of Port Canaveral, marking the beginning of a year of expansion for the cruise industry in Central Florida.
The line repositioned the recently refurbished Disney Magic, which had been...
| Oct 28, 2013
| 9:51 AM
Disney Cruise Line’s first ship, the Disney Magic, relaunched Oct. 25 after undergoing a massive overhaul that included new spaces and characters, most notably Marvel’s Avengers, and re-imagined areas for all ages.
“Each of our ships...
| Oct 21, 2013
| 7:34 AM
The Disney Magic has gone under the knife and is on its way to Miami. The re-imagined cruise ship spent four weeks at the Navantia Shipyards in Cadiz, Spain and is set to show off its new gams so to speak at its winter home of PortMiami before...
| Mar 12, 2014
| 12:44 PM
MIAMI BEACH - While the big news from Norwegian Cruise Line today was about the homeport for the new Norwegian Escape and the reveal of its hull art by Guy Harvey, buried in the lead was the line's reveal of which of its older ships will be headed to Port...
| 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 15, 2013
| 2:24 PM
PORT CANAVERAL — In the first 40 minutes of its visit here Tuesday, about 2,000 guests poured over the gangplanks of the Norwegian Breakaway, headed to tours of the area's attractions.
Buses wait outside the ship to take would-be explorers to...
| Oct 18, 2013
| 2:26 PM
It is hard to miss the Breakaway when she's docked at Port Canaveral.
It's a striking view the first time you see the behemoth ship, towering 18 decks above the horizon of the surrounding marinas and fishing charters at the Port. At 1,063 feet long --...
| 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...