| 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.
| Nov 15, 2013
| 5:28 PM
The cruise industry packs a big economic punch in South Florida, home to two of the world's busiest cruise ports — PortMiami (No. 1) and Port Everglades (No. 3). And the second-busiest seaport, Port Canaveral, is just a few hours away by car....
| Apr 29, 2014
| 12:20 PM
Port Canaveral-based Victory Casino Cruises announced the company is preparing to launch a second ship in Jacksonville, with the goal of opening by June.
The company said it has more than 1,000 customers daily on its ship, the Victory I, but it...
| May 14, 2014
| 9:36 AM
A new race has been added to the 2015 Walt Disney World Marathon Weekend -- although it takes place in the middle of the week and in the Bahamas.
On Wednesday, Jan. 14, 2015, runners will be able to take part in the Disney Castaway Cay Challenge, a...
| May 19, 2014
| 7:23 AM
Disney Cruise Line is spreading its fleet back out from under the sunshine in fall 2015. The line, which had been basing all four of its ships in Florida during the winter sailing season will be bring the Disney Wonder back to Galveston, Texas as well...
| Dec 22, 2013
| 10:02 AM
As Port Canaveral heads into the new year, big changes are underway to establish the port as a cargo destination and to draw more cruise ships.
In January, the port will begin work on deepening its channel to make room for cargo vessels and on...
| May 23, 2014
| 11:36 AM
Real estate firm Flagler is pushing ahead with plans to build a new cargo handling facility, Titusville Logistics Center, near the Space Coast Regional Airport.
Robert Richter, VP of business development with Coral Gables-based Flagler, said there are...
| Oct 18, 2013
Joe Burbank takes you on a multimedia tour of Norwegian Cruise Lines' Breakaway, during her inaugural call in Central Florida....