| Sep 10, 2014
| 2:23 PM
More new attractions are on tap for the 55th Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show, which runs Oct. 30 to Nov. 3 at seven city locations.
Joining the show's lineup of new offerings will be the Boat Show Film Festival and AquaZone by Nautical Ventures,...
| Sep 10, 2014
| 1:10 PM
The Boys & Girls Clubs of Broward County are at it again, organizing the world's largest mega-yacht event for charity.
The annual fundraiser has netted more than $30 million in 26 editions so far, including more than $1 million last year alone.
| Sep 4, 2014
| 6:52 AM
Q: This will be your first boat show asexecutive director (Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show, Oct. 30-Nov. 3). How is the planning going?
Working with the MIASF Board and show management, the goal is to create the premier international show for...
| Aug 29, 2014
| 5:02 PM
The Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show packs an economic punch in Broward County that's even bigger than the Super Bowl. But even the world's largest in-water boat show has more room to grow, organizers say.
One way growth can occur is by...
| Jul 22, 2014
| 12:34 PM
The Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show (FLIBS) is adding another location and other first-time offerings this year as part of efforts to improve the event year after year, organizers announced Monday.
The Pier 66 Marina along Southeast 17th...
| Jul 19, 2014
With confidence rebounding in South Florida's lodging sector as tourism flourishes, a Boca Raton-based foreign investment group has spent more than $60 million in past months to acquire six hotels and small inns in Lauderdale-by-the-Sea.
And more will...
| Apr 19, 2014
Other than Sunday's rains, this year's Tortuga Music Festival was a hit. Big crowds, booked hotel rooms and great performances.
Yes, by many measures, it was a success — except one. The 2014 Tortuga Music Festival fell short of raising the bar...
| Oct 31, 2013
This is what you can expect to find at the 54th Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show that opens today: More than 1,000 gleaming boats of every size and shape and price range imaginable; a sultry fireworks show and a first-time ever children's clinic...
| Mar 13, 2014
Guy Harvey is perhaps best known for his gamefish T-shirt designs, but the marine artist and conservationist's artwork is about to make waves on a whole new level.
Norwegian Cruise Line has tapped Harvey to design the signature hull artwork for its...
| Oct 16, 2013
| 2:32 AM
Fighting fires on land has its risks, but tackling blazes on yachts, whether in the water or docked, presents its own challenges.
That's what more than a dozen Fort Lauderdale and Davie firefighters learned Tuesday during specialized marine firefighting...
| Feb 14, 2014
| 9:05 AM
Phil Purcell sees potential to increase business collaboration across county lines when it comes to South Florida's marine industry — a roughly $14 billion economic engine.
The newly appointed executive director of the Marine Industries...