| Feb 9, 2011
| 7:52 AM
• Port: Port of Miami
• Tonnage: 66,000
• Length/Beam: 782 ft./105 ft.
• Total Passengers: 1,250
• Inaugural Cruise: 2011
• Shipyard: Fincantieri's Sestri Ponente shipyard near Genoa, Italy
• Country of Registry: Marshall Islands
| May 4, 2011
Now that Carnival Cruise Lines has introduced its newest ship, the Carnival Magic, the company has revealed the future of its next planned ship -- the Carnival Breeze.
The 130,000-ton, 3,600-passenger Carnival Breeze is a sister ship to the Magic,...
| May 18, 2011
| 9:54 AM
MIAMI — We've got boat rides. We've got paddlewheelers and pirate ships, air boats and catamarans. Speedboats, glass-bottom boats, schooners, yachts and purpose-built tour boats.
We've got fast rides, slow rides and hop-on, hop-off boat tours...
| Jun 27, 2011
| 7:15 AM
Established in the 19th century when Henry Flagler extended his East Coast Railroad to Miami and started collecting dockage fees, the Port of Miami, the first port in history to serve one million passengers annually in 1976, is often referred to as the...
| 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....
| Aug 8, 2011
| 4:39 AM
This can't be cool for a rapper's rep — it seems Big Boi likes the Little Blue Pill.
OutKast member and hip-hop artist Big Boi, whose real name is Antwan Andre Patton, 36, was arrested as he disembarked from a cruise ship at the Port...
| Aug 8, 2011
| 3:45 PM
Enough talk about cutting the federal budget.
Let's start the job in Florida, beginning with Jacksonville's pork.
Senators Bill Nelson and Marco Rubio want to move a nuclear aircraft carrier from Norfolk, Va., to Jacksonville. This would cost as much as...
| Jan 18, 2012
| 2:40 PM
Many passengers boarding a Costa Cruises ship in Miami on Wednesday for a 10-night Mexican-Caribbean voyage didn't seem rattled by the misfortunes of another of the line's big vessels off the coast of Italy last weekend.
Some were celebrating wedding...
| 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-...
| 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...
| Mar 7, 2011
TALLAHASSEE — Last week, Gov. Rick Scott deep-sixed the $2.7 billion high-speed rail line between Orlando and Tampa. This week, he took his first tour of the Florida Department of Transportation, the agency that has worked on the project for years,...