| Aug 1, 2013
| 2:33 PM
Norwegian Cruise Line is the first major cruise operator to comply with an international "bill of rights" for maritime workers, according to the Miami-based company.
Norwegian Cruise Line is the first major cruise operator to comply with an...
| Aug 8, 2013
| 4:10 PM
What a busy nautical schedule I have plotted on my chart, and my first waypoint on Friday is San Francisco.
I will be flying, not boating, to the America's Cup media center, located in the center of the racing at the America's Cup Park at San...
| Aug 9, 2013
| 12:58 PM
Fort Lauderdale lawyer-lobbyist Mike Colodny is the new chairman of Broward Days, the bipartisan group that brings business and government leaders together to advocate for the county in Tallahassee.
Change could be coming to the 20-year-old...
| Sep 8, 2013
| 2:51 PM
Last week: Kudos to the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission for their unanimous vote on Thursday to ban an abusive fishing practice. In a 7-0 tally, the FWC prohibited the use of the infamous “Boca Grand jig,” a decidedly...
| Sep 8, 2013
Broward County's unemployment rate has fallen to 6.2 percent, well below the national average. Happy days aren't yet here again, but things are looking up. Here are a few ideas on how the community can work together to build a prosperous, and a more...
| Jul 31, 2013
| 3:38 PM
Another hotel will soon call Dania Beach home, adding to growing competition for travelers seeking accommodations within easy reach of the airport and cruise port.
A Holiday Inn Express & Suites at 205 N. Federal Highway is to open by the end of the...
| Aug 20, 2013
| 4:44 PM
Passengers who want to cruise to the Caribbean but don't have a week to do it will have more options for shorter trips out of Port Everglades in the 2014 season, which starts in October.
Several cruise lines are seizing on the growing popularity of...
| Apr 16, 2013
| 9:24 AM
Princess Cruises announced recently it will offer summertime Caribbean cruises from Fort Lauderdale in 2014 after a four-year hiatus.
From May to September, Caribbean Princess will sail from Port Everglades to the Western and Eastern Caribbean on a...
| Apr 9, 2013
| 6:44 AM
The math is pretty simple. You're Princess Cruises. Your new ship is the Royal Princess. Who do you get to christen the ship? Her Royal Highness The Duchess of Cambridge, aka Kate Middleton of course.
"It is a great honor for Princess Cruises that Her...
| Mar 27, 2013
| 8:40 AM
The world's largest cruise ship is heading to Europe. Royal Caribbean International announced the Oasis of the Seas will sail the Mediterranean for three itineraries plus two trans-Atlantic options in fall 2014.
The ship, which debuted in 2009 is...
| Jul 3, 2013
| 10:48 AM
Royal Caribbean offers a four-night western Caribbean cruise for as little as $299 per person, based on double occupancy.
The Royal Caribbean Liberty of the Seas sails on a Thursday-Monday itinerary from Port Everglades in Fort Lauderdale with stops at...
| Jul 6, 2013
| 10:14 AM
I'm recharged after a nice vacation, and my clocks weren't blinking when I got home — no outages during thunderstorm season, hooray! So it seems like a fine time to catch up with the good, the bad and the ugly from my favorite electric monopoly,...