| Apr 9, 2013
Broward County tourism officials are betting on 13 to be a lucky number this year.
With hotel occupancy trending up, the successful launch of a winter campaign and summer promotions now underway, local tourism officials are predicting another bumper...
| Mar 21, 2012
| 4:36 PM
Two California men on a gay cruise have been arrested for having sex in Dominica, a Caribbean island country where sex between two men is illegal. The Associated Press reports that the men, ages 41 and 43, were seen having......
| Apr 5, 2012
| 4:32 PM
Cruise travel experts from Cruise Holidays, a network of more than 200 cruise-specialty travel agencies in the United States, Canada and Great Britain, offer this list of Top 10 specialty restaurants aboard cruise ships. Cruise Holidays consultants...
| Mar 12, 2012
| 2:44 PM
This semester you might not find one longtime professor on the Hollins University Campus.
That's because Dr. Ed Lynch has spent time cruising the sea on a Celebrity Cruise Liner, but this wasn't a vacation. "They hire people to give lectures to the...
| May 8, 2012
| 8:37 AM
SAN DIEGO -- Three cruise ships pulled into San Diego at daybreak today, prompting Port of San Diego officials to warn of potentially heavy traffic near the downtown waterfront.
Holland America's Zuiderdam and Westerdam berthed at opposite sides of the B...
| Nov 1, 2012
| 12:20 PM
Step back in time and take a twirl under the stars at Jazz and Chocolate at the historic Bonnet House in Fort Lauderdale.
The sixth-annual fundraiser for the nonprofit will begin at 7 p.m. Friday, and features dancing on the veranda to jazz and blues...
| Jun 25, 2012
| 6:10 AM
CURAÇAO - There is absolutely nothing wrong with Cozumel or the Bahamas.
But once you've seen them, it's time to branch out.
Cruise lines are experimenting with all kinds of interesting Caribbean itineraries that expose travelers to a broader swath of...
| Jan 17, 2012
Often dubbed the "Eighth Wonder Of The World" and selected as one of the "Seven Wonders Of The Modern World," the Panama Canal is a 48-mile long waterway across the Isthmus of Panama linking the Caribbean Sea to the Pacific Ocean. Completed in 1914 by the...
| Jan 22, 2012
Here's a list of many of the lines that carry passenger traffic, along with a list of their vessels. Ships that are to have maiden voyages this year also are listed; check with the cruise line, though, because dates can change.
AIDA Cruises, (011) 49-...
| Jan 23, 2012
"Make your memory your travel bag," Russian novelist Alexander Solshenitzen once recommended. And making memories at sea is easy, particularly on ships that feature special spaces where passengers can not only enjoy the ambiance, but can actually also...
| Aug 18, 2012
| 7:15 PM
Enough already! Two weeks of unrelenting temps of 90-plus is inhumane. Maybe Mother Nature was inspired by the Olympic Games and was trying to set a new record of consecutive oppressively hot days.
And just to throw in new elements, she sent us...
| Jan 19, 2011
| 4:32 PM
Most days, you can find Jim Longstreet at the Marine Science Center in Ponce Inlet, volunteering his time to help the sea turtle rehab and the seabird rehab programs. “Retirement is great.Â I paddle my kayak to work,Â I am doing something I lo...