| Apr 26, 2013
| 11:29 AM
Disney Cruise Line is giving its oldest ship a major facelift.
The Disney Magic will be getting new waterslides, a new nightlife hub, a Marvel Comics-themed area and more updates as it heads for a six-week dry dock overhaul this September.
| 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...
| May 20, 2013
| 6:14 AM
Florida's got fanboy down. Where else can you count on an annual Wookie sighting?
Disney's Star Wars Weekends, though, going on from May 17 to June 9 at Disney's Hollywood Studios, is just one of Florida's great offerings for movies, TV, comics and...
| 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...
| Feb 12, 2013
| 1:09 PM
Disney Cruise Line announced its 2014 itineraries and the highlights include a return to Europe and Alaska and two new ports for departure -- Venice, Italy and San Juan, Puerto Rico.
The Disney Magic will head back to Europe from May to August and sail...
| Mar 27, 2013
| 4:25 AM
The woman who died onboard a cruise ship that originated out of Baltimore was 64 years old and from central Virginia, the FBI said Tuesday as the agency continued to investigate her death as "suspicious."
The passenger from Midlothian, Va., outside of...
| Mar 28, 2013
| 2:56 PM
Heart disease killed a 64-year-old passenger on a cruise ship out of Baltimore, the FBI said Thursday, ruling out foul play and ending a brief mystery as to how the Virginia woman died last weekend.
"It's considered a natural death," FBI Special Agent...
| Dec 28, 2013
If you're not boarding a cruise ship, there has been limited appeal to Port Canaveral, despite a restaurant row that offers a view of ocean liners and rocket launches from nearby Cape Canaveral and the Kennedy Space Center.
With the loss of the space...
| 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...
| Jan 10, 2014
| 1:07 PM
There's a lot more Mickey floating around Florida right now as the last of Disney Cruise Line's four cruise ships began sailing from Florida ports today.
The Disney Wonder began sailing out of PortMiami after relocating from Galveston, Texas. The...