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Choose Your Cruise – January 15, 2021
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Choose Your Cruise – January 15, 2021

Evan Gove - January 15, 2021

It was a tough week for cruisers as more cruise lines pushed their start dates back until the Spring, but there's plenty of positivity surrounding the industry…

Construction Begins on <i>Carnival Celebration</i>
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Construction Begins on Carnival Celebration

Evan Gove - January 13, 2021

One of the most important milestones in shipbuilding took place at the Meyer Turku shipyard in Finland today. Construction on Carnival Cruise Line's Carnival Celebration is now underway for the…

Terminal V by Virgin Voyages Coming to PortMiami
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Terminal V by Virgin Voyages Coming to PortMiami

Evan Gove - January 13, 2021

On a cool, overcast day at PortMiami, a row of bright red shovels waited diligently, their blades stuck in white limestone gravel, for the ceremony to start.…

Florida Legislature Looks to Void Key West Cruise Ship Ban
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Florida Legislature Looks to Void Key West Cruise Ship Ban

Evan Gove - January 6, 2021

On election day in November, the citizens of Key West passed a ballot initiative that would limit cruise ships over a certain size from calling on Mallory…

Looking Covid-19 In The Eye…Hey, I’m A Traveling Man
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Looking Covid-19 In The Eye…Hey, I’m A Traveling Man

Steve Leland - November 16, 2020

As friends cried out to me “are you crazy?”, I briefly contemplated that they might be onto something. With a pandemic raging throughout the world, why would…

Key West Votes to Limit Cruise Passengers, Large Ships
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Key West Votes to Limit Cruise Passengers, Large Ships

Evan Gove - November 4, 2020

This election was important for any number of reasons, but for Key West, cruise ships were at the forefront of the voting. Residents of the popular vacation…

Choose Your Cruise – October 30, 2020
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Choose Your Cruise – October 30, 2020

Evan Gove - October 30, 2020

There's nothing scary about tomorrow for cruisers! Sure, the streets of America will be filled with ghosts, goblins and probably a ton of people riding skateboards and…

Florida Governor Wants to See Cruise Ships Sail Again
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Florida Governor Wants to See Cruise Ships Sail Again

Evan Gove - October 28, 2020

Another ally has emerged in the fight to get cruise ships sailing again, but how much impact he'll have is yet to be seen.as we enter the…

Porthole Cruise Exclusive: Port Everglades Prepares for Cruising’s Return
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Porthole Cruise Exclusive: Port Everglades Prepares for Cruising’s Return

Evan Gove - October 22, 2020

It’s difficult to overstate how important Port Everglades is to not just Broward County, but South Florida as a whole. Along with being South Florida’s primary seaport…

Bahamas Paradise Cruise Line Announces December Return
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Bahamas Paradise Cruise Line Announces December Return

Evan Gove - October 16, 2020

Bahamas Paradise Cruise Line today announced a voluntary extension of its sailing operations until December 18, 2020. The news comes after the Centers for Disease Control and…

Key West Debating Cruise Ship Ban
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Key West Debating Cruise Ship Ban

Evan Gove - July 13, 2020

The year was 1969. Thanks to the development of the overseas highway, Key West was no longer an isolated little island cluster in the Caribbean, but a…

MSC Cruises Announces New Homeport For Two Ships
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MSC Cruises Announces New Homeport For Two Ships

Evan Gove - June 22, 2020

Fort Lauderdale-based MSC Cruises has announced that Port Canaveral will be the new homeport for two of their ships this upcoming winter. MSC Seaside will begin sailing…

Cruising Will Return…But When is the Question
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Cruising Will Return…But When is the Question

Steve Leland - June 10, 2020

I’m not one to moan about inconveniences, but take away my life’s passion and I’m likely to go off the deep end. Take away the ability to…

Cruising: The Ultimate Thrill Ride
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Cruising: The Ultimate Thrill Ride

Jason Leppert - June 2, 2020

The amusement industry, much like the travel industry, is evolving by leaps and bounds. Cinephiles, for instance, can now enter and interact with the world of Star…

Carnival Cruise Line Releases Plan To “Phase-In” Service
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Carnival Cruise Line Releases Plan To “Phase-In” Service

Evan Gove - May 4, 2020

In a press release this morning, Carnival Cruise Line released their plan to phase-in cruising operations beginning on August 1, 2020. This is the first concrete plan…

Could Cruise Lines Make Passengers Wear Masks?
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Could Cruise Lines Make Passengers Wear Masks?

Evan Gove - April 29, 2020

We’re starting to see what travel in a post-Coronavirus world will look like and for JetBlue passengers, that means masks are mandatory for all passengers beginning May…

No Holding Back Cruise Industry Built on Exceeding Expectations
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No Holding Back Cruise Industry Built on Exceeding Expectations

Evan Gove - April 21, 2020

While the dark cloud of the health pandemic hovers above each of us, the cruise industry looks optimistically into the future. In spite of a doom and…

<i>Zaandam</i>, <i>Rotterdam</i> Finally Dock in Florida
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Zaandam, Rotterdam Finally Dock in Florida

Evan Gove - April 3, 2020

The weeks long ordeal for passengers and crew on board Holland America Line Zaandam and Rotterdam is finally over. The ship docked in Fort Lauderdale, FL today…

48 Hours: Key West
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48 Hours: Key West

Porthole Cruise Magazine - March 9, 2020

This southernmost city in the United States has a way of achieving notoriety. Take the time it “seceded” to become the Conch Republic. Or José Martí’s historic…

Clyde Butcher: Florida’s Photographer
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Clyde Butcher: Florida’s Photographer

Porthole Cruise Magazine - March 2, 2020

Inducted into the Florida Hall of Fame in 1998, photographer Clyde Butcher is best known as the “Ansel Adams of Florida.” Born in Kansas City, Missouri, in…

Pregaming in Paradise: Miami’s Hottest Spots Before the Big Game
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Pregaming in Paradise: Miami’s Hottest Spots Before the Big Game

Evan Gove - January 30, 2020

We're just days away from the biggest NFL game all year long between the Kansas City Chiefs and San Francisco 49ers here in Miami and the parties…

A Cruiser’s Guide to Key West
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A Cruiser’s Guide to Key West

Evan Gove - January 20, 2020

One of the most popular ports for cruisers is the beautiful island of Key West. If you’re fortunate to be taking a cruise that makes a stop…

MSC Collaborates to Save Coral Reefs (VIDEO)
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MSC Collaborates to Save Coral Reefs (VIDEO)

Evan Gove - January 17, 2020

MSC Cruises, in partnership with the MSC Foundation, announced a major campaign to help protect and preserve coral reefs at an event in Miami on Thursday. MSC…

Bahamas Paradise Announces Second ArtSea Sailing
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Bahamas Paradise Announces Second ArtSea Sailing

Porthole Cruise Magazine - November 20, 2019

Bahamas Paradise Cruise Line announced the details for their second ArtSea Cruise Experience, one of the largest art exhibits at sea. Departing from West Palm Beach on…

Fort Lauderdale for First-Timers
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Fort Lauderdale for First-Timers

Porthole Cruise Magazine - November 20, 2019

Life in the Sunshine State is a little different than elsewhere across the country. Florida is where America comes to vacation thanks to beautiful weather, gorgeous beachside…

48 Hours In Orlando
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48 Hours In Orlando

Porthole Cruise Magazine - November 13, 2019

It’s easy to think of Orlando solely in terms of its world-famous theme parks. After all, they attract millions of visitors each year. But their reputation tends…

Perks of Staying at Fort Lauderdale Hotels Not Close to Port
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Perks of Staying at Fort Lauderdale Hotels Not Close to Port

Porthole Cruise Magazine - October 10, 2019

Are you an anxious traveler? You know, the kind that's packed a week in advance, shows up to the airport three hours too early and generally stresses…

Hurricane Dorian Is Here to Ruin Your Labor Day Weekend
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Hurricane Dorian Is Here to Ruin Your Labor Day Weekend

Porthole Cruise Magazine - August 29, 2019

Well, we knew we’d get one eventually.  Officially starting on June 1, hurricane season is something all cruisers keep a watchful eye on. Here we are a…

A Tourist’s Guide to Miami’s Lincoln Road
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A Tourist’s Guide to Miami’s Lincoln Road

Porthole Cruise Magazine - May 22, 2019

Some cities just feel like vacation. From the sights and scenery to the food and entertainment, Miami Beach drips with a laissez-faire attitude perfect for those visitors…

Virgin Voyages Warehouse Party Reveals New Cabin Designs
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Virgin Voyages Warehouse Party Reveals New Cabin Designs

Porthole Cruise Magazine - April 3, 2019

Very on brand. That was the vibe of Virgin Voyages warehouse party last night in South Florida for curious cruisers eager to check out the interior of…

Fort Lauderdale Knows Brunch
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Fort Lauderdale Knows Brunch

Porthole Cruise Magazine - March 28, 2019

The sunny beachside city of Fort Lauderdale, Florida, is known for being a premier vacation destination thanks to its tropical climate and one of the world’s busiest…

Join Piper’s Angels on a Journey from the Bahamas to Florida
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Join Piper’s Angels on a Journey from the Bahamas to Florida

Porthole Cruise Magazine - March 20, 2019

Midnight on a beach in Bimini. A light balmy breeze rustles the palms beside the calm, gin-clear sea. A mere 80 miles westward, Florida’s sandy shoreline beckons.…

Great Cruise Ports for Scuba Diving and Swimming
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Great Cruise Ports for Scuba Diving and Swimming

Porthole Cruise Magazine - March 19, 2019

If you are planning a cruise and are looking for fun off-boat adventure in the beautiful waters of your cruise ports and destinations, these are some of…

5 Fun Things to Do on your Key West Cruise
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5 Fun Things to Do on your Key West Cruise

Porthole Cruise Magazine - March 4, 2019

Key West is one of the most beautiful and exciting cities in the Florida Keys. Dubbed as “the Southernmost City in the United States,” Key West has…

A Smooth Delivery for Celebrity Edge
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A Smooth Delivery for Celebrity Edge

Porthole Cruise Magazine - November 6, 2018

After more than four years of planning and an additional two years of construction, Celebrity Edge was finally delivered to the team at Celebrity Cruises to begin…

Look Past the Tourist Trap: Miami
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Look Past the Tourist Trap: Miami

Porthole Cruise Magazine - November 5, 2018

The city of Miami is home to a picture-perfect beach and raucous South Beach nightlife, but there’s a whole lot more to this place than meets the…

5 Spots in the Florida Keys You Can’t Miss
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5 Spots in the Florida Keys You Can’t Miss

Porthole Cruise Magazine - October 31, 2018

The Florida Keys are a diverse group of islands. Each town is home to unique experiences and adventures. A drive down on the Florida Keys Overseas Highway…

Fort Lauderdale: Off the Beaten Path
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Fort Lauderdale: Off the Beaten Path

Porthole Cruise Magazine - October 11, 2018

Whether you’re a college student looking to shake off the stresses of the semester, a retiree looking for some peace and quiet or a family looking to…

Hurricane Michael Threatens Gulf Coast
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Hurricane Michael Threatens Gulf Coast

Porthole Cruise Magazine - October 9, 2018

Another week, another hurricane bearing down on Florida and the Gulf of Mexico. This storm, named Michael by the National Hurricane Center, is moving its way north…

Hurricanes Causing Headaches for Cruise Lines
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Hurricanes Causing Headaches for Cruise Lines

Porthole Cruise Magazine - September 11, 2018

For those who get seasick when the ocean is calm, being on board a cruise ship during a hurricane sounds like an absolute nightmare. Though it’s been…

Ride in Style with Brightline Select Service
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Ride in Style with Brightline Select Service

Porthole Cruise Magazine - August 29, 2018

The Brightline high speed rail service already made it easy to travel between South Florida’s major cities, but a new focus on high end service means riders…

9 Delicious Ways To Launch A Cruise From Florida This Fall
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9 Delicious Ways To Launch A Cruise From Florida This Fall

Porthole Cruise Magazine - August 27, 2018

Fall is for foodies in Florida. The whole state is like a big table set with bountiful feasts to tempt every palate this time of year: everything…

Cruise Giant Plans New Terminal at Port Canaveral
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Cruise Giant Plans New Terminal at Port Canaveral

Porthole Cruise Magazine - August 22, 2018

As the world’s largest cruise line, Carnival is always looking for a way to make a splash in the industry. As one of the world’s busiest cruise…

NOAA Predicts a Quiet End to Hurricane Season
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NOAA Predicts a Quiet End to Hurricane Season

Porthole Cruise Magazine - August 14, 2018

Residents of Florida can breathe a sigh of relief after the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration predicted minimal storm activity for the rest of Atlantic hurricane season.…

You No Longer Have to Limit Your Cruise By Port (In South Florida)
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You No Longer Have to Limit Your Cruise By Port (In South Florida)

Porthole Cruise Magazine - June 27, 2018

South Florida does it big, there’s no doubt about that. But did you know the distance between West Palm Beach and Miami just got a lot smaller?…

Cruise Line Offers Free High Speed Internet to Crew
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Cruise Line Offers Free High Speed Internet to Crew

Porthole Cruise Magazine - June 12, 2018

Crew members on board Bahamas Paradise Cruise Line can now stay connected to their friends and family at home thanks to complimentary high speed internet and cruise…

Help 4Ocean Make a Difference for World Oceans Day (VIDEO)
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Help 4Ocean Make a Difference for World Oceans Day (VIDEO)

Porthole Cruise Magazine - June 8, 2018

Forget Space, there’s a place here on Earth that contains miles of unexplored terrain and countless undiscovered life forms. The Earth’s oceans cover 70% of the planet,…

5 Pre-Cruise Stay Options From Port Canaveral
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5 Pre-Cruise Stay Options From Port Canaveral

Porthole Cruise Magazine - May 30, 2018

Our family doesn’t need a fairy godmother to make a cruise out of Port Canaveral or Tampa even more magical – we just opt for a pre-cruise…

Norwegian Sun Embarks on Inaugural Voyage To Cuba
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Norwegian Sun Embarks on Inaugural Voyage To Cuba

Porthole Cruise Magazine - May 9, 2018

Norwegian Sun left its new homeport of Port Canaveral, FL on Monday, loaded with excited guests for its inaugural trip to Havana, Cuba and the start of…

<i>Carnival Paradise</i> Resumes Cruises After Extensive Makeover
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Carnival Paradise Resumes Cruises After Extensive Makeover

Porthole Cruise Magazine - March 27, 2018

Carnival Paradise has returned to year-round cruise service from Port Tampa Bay following an extensive month-long dry dock that added a variety of spaces and innovations, including a water…

Second Ship to Sail Daily to the Bahamas from Palm Beach
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Second Ship to Sail Daily to the Bahamas from Palm Beach

Porthole Cruise Magazine - February 20, 2018

Cruise News – Feb. 20, 2018 Bahamas Paradise Cruise Line, the only line with a two-night cruise departing year-round from the Port of Palm Beach, Florida, announced…

Easy, Breezy: Extend your South Florida cruise vacation at Margaritaville Beach Resort
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Easy, Breezy: Extend your South Florida cruise vacation at Margaritaville Beach Resort

Porthole Cruise - January 20, 2018

You definitely won’t be wasting away if you choose to spend some pre- or post-cruise time at the Margaritaville Beach Resort in Hollywood Beach, Florida. Less than…

Florida’s Brightline Starting Train Service to Ft. Lauderdale
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Florida’s Brightline Starting Train Service to Ft. Lauderdale

Christina Hunting - January 11, 2018

Florida residents are buzzing about Florida's Brightline train starting service to Ft. Lauderdale this weekend. The site experienced so much traffic today, that online booking has been…

Jimmy Buffett Welcomes Guests to Margaritaville Resort
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Jimmy Buffett Welcomes Guests to Margaritaville Resort

Porthole Cruise Magazine - November 19, 2015

Cruise News - Nov. 19, 2015 If your upcoming cruise embarks or disembarks in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, you have a cool, new option when it comes to…