| 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....
| Oct 18, 2013
| 4:12 PM
Joe Burbank takes you on a multimedia tour of Norwegian Cruise Lines' Breakaway, during her inaugural call in Central Florida....
| 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...
| 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...
| 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.
| Jan 22, 2013
| 1:13 PM
Disney Cruise Line was among the top honors in the 2013 readers' poll for Top Cruise Ships in the World. The line's oldest ship, the Disney Magic, was named the No. 1 Large Cruise Ship, one of four categories in the poll results released today.
| 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...
| Oct 3, 2012
Disney Cruise Line offers a 3-night cruise to the Bahamas with stops in Nassau plus Disney's private island Castaway Cay for as low as $445 for the ocean-view room. What's more, balcony rooms are as low as $475.
The Dream sails out of Port Canaveral on a...
| 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...
| 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...
| Jan 28, 2013
| 6:15 AM
Captain Jack Sparrow swings down upon the gang of pirates overtaking the ship. Swords clash before he calms the rumble and they celebrate with fireworks bursting above.
Sound like a scene from the next "Pirates of the Caribbean" flick? It's actually a...