| Jan 20, 2012
| 12:37 PM
The Disney Fantasy made its way from the shipyard where it has been under construction for the last couple of years on its way to sea trials in the North Sea.
The ship left the Meyer Werft Shipyard in Papenberg, Germany on Friday, tugged down the Ems...
| 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...
| Jul 28, 2011
| 3:43 PM
A new gambling ship set to launch Friday at Port Canaveral has its eye on inland Central Florida residents and tourists as a source of business in the future.
Victory Casino Cruises, whose maiden voyage is scheduled for 7 p.m., said it plans to establish...
| Jan 3, 2012
The winter cruising season is well under way, and that means the southern ports are filling up with returning cruise ships with trips to warmer climes through next April. For those playing at home, here's a roundup by port of which ships are sailing...
| Aug 22, 2011
| 2:42 PM
Universal Orlando and Royal Caribbean International are expanding a 2-year-old partnership to include cruises out of Tampa.
The two companies said Monday they will begin selling vacation packages pairing three- or four-night stays at Universal Orlando...
| May 31, 2012
| 12:13 PM
Carnival Cruise Lines got its hands on its newest ship, the Carnival Breeze, in a ceremony at the Fincantieri shipyard in Monfalcone, Italy.
The 130,000-ton, 3,600-passenger sister ship to the Carnival Magic and Carnival Dream becomes the 24th cruise...
| 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...
| Jul 31, 2011
Here are some of the more interesting deals, websites and other travel tidbits that came across our desk recently:
Liberty Travel has a three-night Bahamas cruise on Royal Caribbean International departing Port Canaveral, Fla., Nov. 18 starting at $229...
| Dec 1, 2012
A white Christmas isn't in the Florida forecast, but the Sunshine State does offer its own twist on holiday traditions. With hundreds of miles of ocean coastline and riverfront shores, holiday light shows often take to the water.
Here's a look at some...
| Jul 31, 2011
| 4:07 PM
Kayaking in the Mosquito Lagoon on a moonless summer night reveals blazing stars and comets — not in the sky but in waters thick with "bioluminescent" plankton.
When mullet jump out of the water, they look like rockets shooting off. Though the...
| Aug 23, 2011
| 6:23 AM
If you had Caribbean dreams in your travel plans for this week, they’re fading rapidly into reality with the arrival of Hurricane Irene, a powerful storm that has targeted Puerto RIco, the Dominican Republic, the Bahamas and potentially the entire...