| Oct 18, 2013
| 2:26 PM
It is hard to miss the Breakaway when she's docked at Port Canaveral.
It's a striking view the first time you see the behemoth ship, towering 18 decks above the horizon of the surrounding marinas and fishing charters at the Port. At 1,063 feet long --...
| Sep 17, 2013
| 11:52 AM
Check out festivals and events in November 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)
Nov. 1-3: Melbourne Air and Space...
| 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...
| 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 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.
| 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...
| 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...
| 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 18, 2013
| 4:32 PM
After 22 years of sailing the Pacific and Atlantic oceans, Royal Caribbean's Monarch of the Seas is leaving Central Florida again - this time for good. On April 1, right after its last trip to Royal's private island of CocoCay in the Bahamas, the cruise...
| 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...
| Apr 24, 2013
| 11:36 AM
Port Canaveral welcomes a new cruise ship this week as Royal Caribbean's Enchantment of the Seas begins year-round three- and four-night Bahamas itineraries.
The Enchantment of the Seas replaces the Monarch of the Seas, which has been transferred to...