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  • MSC Cruises orders two more cruise ships

    MSC Cruises orders two more cruise ships
    Already sporting 12 ships built since 2001, MSC Cruises is opting to add two more ships to its fleet. The line signed a letter of intent today with STX France to build two new cruise ships at the Saint-Nazaire shipyard with an option to add two more...
  • Classic film fans headed back to Disney Cruise Line

    Classic film fans headed back to Disney Cruise Line
    Mickey's playing it not once, but twice for old time's sake as Turner Classic Movies has decided to stay with Disney Cruise Line's for this year's Classic Cruise. The cruise slated for Oct. 21-26 will sail on the Disney Magic from Port Canaveral with...
  • Disney's oldest ship enjoying spring renewal

    Disney's oldest ship enjoying spring renewal
    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...
  • PasoWineApp, your guide to the Paso Robles wine country

    PasoWineApp, your guide to the Paso Robles wine country
    Now that it’s prime wine country visiting season, Napa Valley, Sonoma County, Mendocino and closer to home, the Central Coast, are all vying for tourist dollars.  Paso Robles, though, stacks the deck with its new PasoWineApp (free at the Apple App...
  • St. Augustine: From A to Z

    St. Augustine: From A to Z
    Everyone knows that there's plenty of history in St. Augustine, the nation's oldest city. But there are enough other charms — from an amphitheater to haunted tours and a uniquely Florida zoo — to fill a list from A to Z. Amphitheater: On...
  • Hollywood Boulevard wax figure attraction expands with Marvel heroes

    Hollywood Boulevard wax figure attraction expands with Marvel heroes
    In the movie theaters, films starring superheroes are drawing huge crowds. So it makes sense that one of Hollywood Boulevard's most popular tourist attractions is expanding this week to bring visitors a 4-D dose of superheroes. Madame Tussauds, next...
  • Florida travel calendar for July

    Florida travel calendar for July
    Check out festivals and events in July across the state. This list is organized by region. Central Florida (including Orlando, Kissimmee, Daytona Beach, Sanford, the Space Coast, Lakeland/Polk and Lake County) July 3: Red Hot and Boom, Altamonte...
  • More cruise passengers lured by a private balcony

    More cruise passengers lured by a private balcony
    The Titanic didn't have them. Neither did the snooty Queen Elizabeth 2 or the swinging TV "Love Boat" Pacific Princess. But now many travelers refuse to cruise if they don't have a balcony cabin. "The first couple times I cruised I had a porthole...
  • Can you see the light? {Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse}

    Can you see the light? {Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse}
    For thousands of years, the point of land at the junction of the Indian River and the Jupiter Inlet had been a meeting place for Indian tribes. In 1854 President Franklin Pierce signed an order for the Fort Jupiter Reservation to be the site for...
  • Silversea opens up bookings for 2016 world cruise

    Silversea opens up bookings for 2016 world cruise
    Silversea Cruises is now taking reservations for its “Venetian World Odyssey 2016” cruise that departs Fort Lauderdale Jan. 5 to Venice, Italy, aboard its Silver Whisper cruise ship. The 115-day world cruise will visit 51 destinations in...
  • Cruise execs talk about industry's future

    Cruise execs talk about industry's future
    Cruise ship innovation, travel agent relationships and understanding consumers' vacation needs will be critical to the cruise industry's success in the next decade, CEOs of the world's leading cruise operators said Friday. Finding ways to attract new...