| 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...
| Aug 25, 2011
| 3:37 PM
The Carnival Pride cruise ship will arrive back at the Port of Baltimore on Saturday, a day earlier than scheduled, in an effort to avoid Hurricane Irene.
Passengers will begin debarkation from the ship at 7 a.m. Afterwards, the cruise ship will be...
| 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...
| Feb 11, 2011
| 12:14 PM
Now aboard the Disney Dream, I’ve been busy the last few days, visiting the Wizarding World of Harry Potter at Universal’s Islands of Adventure in Orlando, Fla., on Tuesday and all four theme parks at Walt Disney World’s resort on...
| Jun 28, 2012
| 11:13 AM
That voice you've been hearing on the monorails at Walt Disney World has changed.
Disney recently made the subtle change to a new narrator aboard the monorail system, shifting from Orlando-area veteran voice actor Joe Hursh.
Hursh's voice has been heard...
| May 19, 2011
| 2:36 PM
The Disney Fantasy will have a new interactive dinner show in the Animator's Palate restaurant, two new theater productions, re-imagined adult nightclubs and its own princess-and-pirate salon.
Animation Magic, the new dinner show, invites passengers to...
| Jun 21, 2011
Disney Cruise Line has recenty rolled out a few details as the new Disney Fantasy continues construction at Meyer Werft shipyard in Papenburg, Germany.
Time-lapse video shows the structure of the ship progressing as it nears its 2012 debut.
| Feb 15, 2011
| 12:25 PM
I just returned with my family from our three-night Bahamian cruise aboard the Disney Dream, where I blogged daily from the ship about our experiences and took photos.
It was the first cruise for my family, Disney or otherwise. We found the ship’...
| Jun 7, 2012
| 4:47 PM
In local public-affairs programming this weekend: Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs is Lauren Rowe's guest on “Flashpoint.” The program airs at 8 a.m. Sunday on WKMG-Channel 6. Topics include ethics reform, the domestic partner registry,...
| Sep 26, 2011
| 9:04 AM
The Port of Baltimore ranks as the fifth-largest port for the number of cruise passengers on the East Coast, according to numbers released recently by the Cruise Lines International Association.
The ranking, based on data from 2010 when Baltimore...
| Jan 7, 2011
| 4:33 PM
On his third full day as Florida's new governor, Rick Scott joined local officials and Disney executives in a welcoming ceremony aboard the Disney Dream cruise ship, in Port Canaveral, Friday.Â Scott took a tour of the new, $900 million ship and then...