| Mar 5, 2013
| 4:35 PM
Gov. Rick Scott went before the Florida Legislature and offered a huge dose of sellf-congratulation as well as praise for lawmakers. “Two years ago, we met together facing crippling debt, record-high unemployment and a downward spiral of job losses,...
| Aug 8, 2013
| 2:30 PM
SuperFast does more than describe how a 32-ton cruise ship travels from Miami to Bimini. In this case, it describes the pace at which the entire operation came together.
It was only a year ago that casino giant Genting Malaysia Berhad and the...
| May 29, 2013
| 10:49 AM
• Port: Port of Miami
• Tonnage: 77,104
• Length/Beam: 853 ft./ 118 ft.
• Total staterooms: 1,001
• Total passengers: 2,002
• Amenities: Seven dining options, 10 bars and lounges, two swimming pools, one kid's pool, five hot tubs, casino, Body...
| May 20, 2013
| 6:55 PM
Chicken, potatoes and asparagus – plus politics – were on the menu Monday night for the Broward Republican Party’s “Lincoln Day” fundraiser.
Most of the speeches, including Gov. Rick Scott’s keynote, were devoted to...
| Mar 29, 2013
| 5:30 AM
TALLAHASSEE -- Good morning and happy Friday to you.
Here's what we're reading this morning.
* Disney is lobbying the Legislature to change a law dealing with the sale of tickets after investing heavily in new electronic wristbands to replace...
| Aug 16, 2012
| 11:31 AM
Please pack your knives and go...on a cruise!
Bravo's hit competition show "Top Chef" is heading down to Miami for Top Chef The Cruise, featuring head judge Tom Colicchio, cohost Gail Simmons and a slew of former Top Chef stars.
The 4-night cruise...
| 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...
| Feb 9, 2012
| 7:06 AM
The colors of German shipbuilder Meyer Werft were lowered and the Disney Cruise Line flag was raised over the world's newest cruise ship -- the Disney Fantasy.
The traditional maritime ceremony marks the final step of construction before the 4,000-...
| May 8, 2012
| 10:47 AM
In the ever-increasing world footprint of Disney Cruise Line, the Disney Wonder made its first-ever call to Hawaii.
The Wonder, which has been based on the West Coast for the past two seasons is in the middle of a 15-night Hawaiian cruise with stops in...
| Feb 13, 2012
| 6:18 AM
MIAMI — It's officially called the Metromover, but you'll hear it called the "people mover." Whatever you call it, this elevated train is your free ticket to sightseeing in downtown Miami.
Think subway, but one floor above street level. No...
| Jul 26, 2011
Like many travelers, Hal Frost is accustomed to being hit with fees everywhere he goes, from the airport check-in counter to the hotel front desk. But long-term parking used to always be pretty straightforward: the rate he was quoted was the rate he paid....