| 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 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 15, 2013
| 2:53 PM
TALLAHASSEE -- Gov. Rick Scott tomorrow will recommend $35 million in new spending on projects at Port Canaveral, Port Everglades and Port of Tampa.
Scott is slated to announce the proposal during a speech at the American Association of Port Authority's...
| May 29, 2013
| 3:27 PM
Updated 6:27 p.m. May 29:
On Wednesday, Miami-based Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. said it estimates the direct financial impact of the fire aboard Royal Caribbean International's Grandeur of the Seas (net of insurance) will be a reduction of $0.10 per...
| 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...
| Aug 8, 2013
| 9:07 AM
Port: Port Canaveral
Length/Beam: 964 ft./106 ft.
Total Staterooms: 877
Total Passengers: 2,700
Amenities: Only fireworks display at sea, show Walt Disney Pictures movies on the day of release, children's activities, Wi-Fi...
| Jun 12, 2013
| 4:44 PM
Many cruise ship passengers fly in and out of South Florida airports, stay in area hotels and patronize restaurants and taxis, but they aren't the only ones leaving an economic footprint on the community.
Crew spending is one of several ways cruise...
| Jun 22, 2013
It's the off-season for cruising at Port Everglades with only a handful of ships in-house on weekends, compared to as many as eight during peak season November through April.
Port officials are using the down time to promote a new marketing, advertising...
| Aug 16, 2013
| 12:17 PM
There's still time to fit in a few events in Ocean City before the end of the summer, including something new this year: the OC Tall Ship Event, which takes place Aug. 21 to Sept. 2 at Bayside Pier.
A replica of a 16th century Spanish galleon tall...
| Sep 6, 2013
| 3:00 AM
It's hard to believe its September, summer is gone and the kids are back to school and some are off to college. Before you know it, Thanksgiving will be here and Christmas will follow soon after. Then we will start a brand new year.
| May 27, 2013
| 6:50 PM
Bang Warren dismissed the pounding on her cabin door early Monday morning as "children playing a prank." Then a horn blared and she heard people running through the halls of the Grandeur of the Seas
A fire had broken out in the early morning hours...