| Mar 27, 2013
| 8:43 AM
Port: Port Everglades
Length/Beam: 1,184 ft./154 ft.
Total Staterooms: 2,700
Total Passengers: 5,400
Amenities: Vitality at Sea Spa and Fitness, H20 Zone aqua park for kids, four pools and 10 whirlpools, poolside Solarium...
| Jul 2, 2013
| 12:43 PM
Hollywood sits between Fort Lauderdale and Miami and has mostly escaped the new ritziness of the former and the trendiness of the latter. Yes, Hollywood Beach recently got a face-lift, including an attractive sea wall along the Broadwalk. But the people...
| Mar 20, 2013
| 3:47 PM
As a New Yorker who grew up riding subways, I'm all for mass transit. But the proposed Wave electric streetcar in downtown Fort Lauderdale sounds more like a massive boondoggle: A light rail loop that will go virtually nowhere and carry almost nobody,...
| Mar 27, 2013
| 7:45 AM
The 1,751-cabin MSC Divina will begin sailing year round from PortMiami in November, operator MSC Cruises announced Tuesday.
The move marks the cruise ship’s first departure from a North American port after launching last May, and MSC Cruises&...
| May 1, 2013
| 8:26 AM
Holland America Line offers a 7-night western Caribbean cruise with cabins as low as $499, based on double occupancy.
The ms nieuw Amsterdam sails from Port Everglades in Fort Lauderdale with stops in Half Moon Cay, The Caymans, Cozumel and Key West plus...
| Apr 1, 2013
| 5:38 AM
Cruising is the fastest growing segment inside the travel sector, industry specialists say. Consider: Some 17.6 million people are expected to cruise from North America in 2013, according to the Cruise Lines International Association. That's a long way...
| Jun 16, 2013
The late U.S. Sen. George McGovern of South Dakota spent his political career as an advocate of liberal causes.
In 1988, with his political career over, McGovern invested his savings in a Connecticut hotel-restaurant-conference center called the...
| Jun 7, 2013
| 4:47 PM
Una tormenta y fuertes lluvias cayendo directamente sobre el Aeropuerto Internacional de Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood provocó retrasos para los viajeros el viernes y la lluvia inundó calles causando caos en las pistas.
Debido a problemas de visibilidad...
| May 20, 2013
| 10:44 AM
The Open House on a leafy street near South Miami featured a snack wagon with cupcakes and chilled beverages, but the real draw was the newly listed house for sale for $435,000.
Over a two-hour stretch on a Sunday afternoon, 44 groups of couples and...
| Apr 30, 2013
| 2:41 PM
A bipartisan team from the Florida congressional delegation is banding together to form a "ports caucus" to push the interests of the state's seaports in the nation's capital.
Florida's 15 ports are "huge economic generators — folks here are...
| Apr 18, 2013
| 8:55 AM
Carnival Cruise Lines is offering active and former military personnel discounts of up to $600 per stateroom and shipboard credits of up to $100 per cabin on a range of three- to 12-day “Fun Ship” cruises.
Discounts and credits will vary...
| Apr 21, 2013
As Mark Twain noted, history doesn't repeat itself, but "sometimes it rhymes," and South Florida may be in for one of those rhyming moments as it emerges from the economic doldrums of the past half decade.
Turn the clock back a hundred years: Henry...