| Oct 28, 2013
| 9:51 AM
Disney Cruise Line’s first ship, the Disney Magic, relaunched Oct. 25 after undergoing a massive overhaul that included new spaces and characters, most notably Marvel’s Avengers, and re-imagined areas for all ages.
“Each of our ships...
| 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....
| Nov 8, 2013
| 4:44 AM
MIAMI - Just a few years ago, if you wanted to take a short cruise, you didn't have many choices of ships or destinations.
However, the trend now is for people to take shorter vacations of all kinds - by land, sea or air - or to combine a short land...
| 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....
| Oct 6, 2013
| 9:54 AM
It looks like Gov. Rick Scott, an advocate of low taxes and pro-business policies, has an issue bubbling up at the Department of Revenue.
Sometime within the last 18 months, the DOR began collecting a tax on hotels and restaurants across the state....
| Sep 17, 2013
| 11:52 AM
Check out festivals and events in November across the state.
This list is organized by region.
Central Florida (including Orlando, Kissimmee, Daytona Beach, Sanford, the Space Coast, Lakeland/Polk and Lake County)
Nov. 1-3: Melbourne Air and Space...
| Oct 24, 2013
| 8:55 AM
WASHINGTON -- In a rare showing of bipartisanship, the U.S. House easily passed an $8.2 billion construction bill on Wednesday night that would fund upgrades at waterways across the country -- including several ports in Florida.
Indeed, the legislation,...
| Oct 21, 2013
| 7:34 AM
The Disney Magic has gone under the knife and is on its way to Miami. The re-imagined cruise ship spent four weeks at the Navantia Shipyards in Cadiz, Spain and is set to show off its new gams so to speak at its winter home of PortMiami before...
| Oct 18, 2013
| 2:26 PM
It is hard to miss the Breakaway when she's docked at Port Canaveral.
It's a striking view the first time you see the behemoth ship, towering 18 decks above the horizon of the surrounding marinas and fishing charters at the Port. At 1,063 feet long --...
| Oct 9, 2013
| 9:19 AM
Arguably, it's the most wonderful time of the year to take a cruise: the holiday season. Ships are decorated to the nines (so you don’t have to struggle with tangled up knots of Christmas lights), festive feasts are prepared and served (so you can...
| Oct 15, 2013
| 2:24 PM
PORT CANAVERAL — In the first 40 minutes of its visit here Tuesday, about 2,000 guests poured over the gangplanks of the Norwegian Breakaway, headed to tours of the area's attractions.
Buses wait outside the ship to take would-be explorers to...