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5 Reasons to Expore the Mayan City of Lamanai
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5 Reasons to Expore the Mayan City of Lamanai

Porthole Cruise Magazine - June 26, 2019

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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…

Scenes from the Porthole Party 2019!
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Scenes from the Porthole Party 2019!

Porthole Cruise Magazine - April 19, 2019

The Porthole Party, Porthole Cruise Magazine's afterparty event at Seatrade Cruise Global, was a huge success again this year with cruise line executives and industry partners flocking…

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…

Editor-in-Chief Awards 2019
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Editor-in-Chief Awards 2019

Porthole Cruise Magazine - December 31, 2018

2019 Editor-in-Chief Awards As editor-in-chief of Porthole Cruise Magazine, Bill Panoff travels a lot. So each year, he reports back on his favorite travel experiences around the…

Use Your Pre-Cruise Stay to Stock Up on Savings
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Use Your Pre-Cruise Stay to Stock Up on Savings

Porthole Cruise Magazine - December 10, 2018

Smart cruisers know the benefits of heading to your South Florida cruise port a day or two early. Not only do you avoid travel delays and other…

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…

Feel the Mojo: a Guide to Cuban Food
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Feel the Mojo: a Guide to Cuban Food

Porthole Cruise Magazine - September 6, 2018

Any cultural anthropologist worth their salt knows that to truly immerse yourself in another society, you have to break bread. For Miami's Cuban community, a meal is…

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…

Ultra-Luxury Cruise Line Sets Sights on Cuba
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Ultra-Luxury Cruise Line Sets Sights on Cuba

Porthole Cruise Magazine - August 10, 2018

Seabourn Cruise Line isn’t the first cruise brand operated by Carnival Cruise Line to sail to Cuba, but it very well be the most luxurious. The ultra-luxury…

Advantages of Flying Into Port Miami a Day Early
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Advantages of Flying Into Port Miami a Day Early

Porthole Cruise Magazine - August 7, 2018

Miami is one of the world’s most popular cruise ports, but did you know the city has a lot more to offer those who fly in for…

MSC Cruises Announces New Terminal at PortMiami
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MSC Cruises Announces New Terminal at PortMiami

Porthole Cruise Magazine - July 12, 2018

South Florida has long been a hotbed for cruise ships and a new terminal announcement from MSC Cruises looks to continue that legacy in the future. An…

Mechanical, Interior Upgrades for <i>Norwegian Breakaway</i>
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Mechanical, Interior Upgrades for Norwegian Breakaway

Porthole Cruise Magazine - July 10, 2018

Cruise ships need some TLC every now and then and for Norwegian Breakaway, the time was right for an upgrade. Refurbishments, which just concluded at Damen Shiprepair…

Cruise and Stay for the Best South Florida Music and Art Festivals
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Cruise and Stay for the Best South Florida Music and Art Festivals

Porthole Cruise Magazine - July 3, 2018

South Florida has long been a hotspot for the world’s most talented artists of the stage and canvas. If you’re thinking about taking a cruise from one…

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?…

No Time for a Trip? Take a Daycation!
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No Time for a Trip? Take a Daycation!

Porthole Cruise Magazine - May 17, 2018

There’s nothing better than going on vacation, except when you think about the costs and all the time spent traveling to your destination. Thanks to Daycation, it’s…

Carnival Makes Splash with New Cuba Itineraries
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Carnival Makes Splash with New Cuba Itineraries

Porthole Cruise Magazine - May 11, 2018

Carnival Cruise Line made a splash recently with their announcement of new Cuba itineraries for the 2019-20 cruising season. The popular cruise line plans to offer 23…

Super Bowl Star to Battle Queen Latifah at <i>Horizon</i> Naming
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Super Bowl Star to Battle Queen Latifah at Horizon Naming

Porthole Cruise Magazine - April 26, 2018

As part of Carnival Horizon’s naming ceremony on May 23, Jake Elliott, kicker for the Super Bowl–Champion Philadelphia Eagles, will face off against godmother Queen Latifah in…

Virgin Voyages Tech Breakthrough: Underwater Wi-Fi
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Virgin Voyages Tech Breakthrough: Underwater Wi-Fi

Porthole Cruise Magazine - April 1, 2018

Cruise News – Apr. 1, 2018 Virgin Voyages’ founder Richard Branson has opened a new frontier of technical innovation by extending Internet service to the one place…

In Brief: Rapunzel’s Royal Table debuts on Disney Magic and more!
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In Brief: Rapunzel’s Royal Table debuts on Disney Magic and more!

Porthole Cruise Magazine - March 16, 2018

Among the many recent enhancements that guests began experiencing aboard Disney Magic last week was the debut of Rapunzel’s Royal Table, a Tangled-themed family restaurant featuring beloved…

New Terminal Coming to Miami, says Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings
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New Terminal Coming to Miami, says Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings

Porthole Cruise - March 7, 2018

Cruise News - Mar. 7, 2018 Frank Del Rio, President and Chief Executive Officer of Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd. (NCLH), announced plans to begin construction on…

Queen Latifah Named Godmother of <i>Carnival Horizon</i>
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Queen Latifah Named Godmother of Carnival Horizon

Porthole Cruise Magazine - March 1, 2018

Cruise News – March 1, 2018 Queen Latifah — Grammy award-winning musical artist, acclaimed television and film actress, label president, author, and entrepreneur — has been named the…

Cruise Ship Review: MSC Seaside
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Cruise Ship Review: MSC Seaside

Porthole Cruise - March 1, 2018

By Arlene Satchell As a journalist covering South Florida’s powerhouse cruise industry for nearly a decade, I’ve explored the ins and outs of countless cruise ships and…

Carnival Adds New Cruises to Cuba from Miami
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Carnival Adds New Cruises to Cuba from Miami

Porthole Cruise Magazine - February 28, 2018

Cruise News – Feb. 28, 2018 Carnival Cruise Line will offer 17 new sailings to Cuba aboard Carnival Sensation in 2019. The 5-day Cuba voyages will be the line’s first to…

Virgin Voyages Celebrates Opening South Florida Headquarters
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Virgin Voyages Celebrates Opening South Florida Headquarters

Porthole Cruise Magazine - February 15, 2018

Cruise News - Feb. 15, 2018 Virgin Voyages celebrated the official opening of its land-based headquarters in Plantation, Florida (about 15 minutes west of downtown Fort Lauderdale),…

Royal Caribbean Amps Up <i>Mariner of the Seas</i> with High-Tech Features
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Royal Caribbean Amps Up Mariner of the Seas with High-Tech Features

Porthole Cruise Magazine - February 13, 2018

Cruise News – Feb. 13, 2018 Royal Caribbean International’s Mariner of the Seas is undergoing an extensive $90 million makeover before kicking off quick Bahamas getaways from PortMiami…

Miami Dolphins Fan Cruise to Set Sail on the City’s Newest Ship
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Miami Dolphins Fan Cruise to Set Sail on the City’s Newest Ship

Porthole Cruise Magazine - February 8, 2018

Cruise News – Feb. 8, 2018 MSC Cruises will bring beloved football legends, the Miami Dolphins alumni, to the sea on a Dolphins Fan Cruise on March 17, 2018, aboard the brand-new MSC…

5 Fave Theme Cruises for 2018
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5 Fave Theme Cruises for 2018

Porthole Cruise - January 23, 2018

Porthole’s Five Faves Cruise fans are fans, first and foremost — and every fan’s got a theme cruise to make ‘em go “Oh, man!” It doesn’t matter…

Museum Quality: Consider a dose of culture before boarding your ship in these three ports.
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Museum Quality: Consider a dose of culture before boarding your ship in these three ports.

Porthole Cruise - January 15, 2018

Consider a dose of culture before boarding your ship in these ports. Sometimes we get to the port very early — way too soon to board the…

Top 3 Cocktail Bars for your Miami Cruise Layover
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Top 3 Cocktail Bars for your Miami Cruise Layover

Porthole Cruise - January 12, 2018

Have a day to kill prior to your Miami cruise? Do you want to get a taste of the true Miami local bar scene? Check out these…

Star-Studded Line-Up for <i>MSC Seaside</i> Launch Ceremony
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Star-Studded Line-Up for MSC Seaside Launch Ceremony

Porthole Cruise Magazine - December 12, 2017

MSC Seaside Launch Ceremony to Feature a Star-Studded Line-Up Cruise News - Dec. 12, 2017 MSC Seaside, which will be held December 21 at PortMiami. As part of the…

Royal Caribbean Announces Two Oasis-Class Ships for Miami, Plus Enhancements to CocoCay
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Royal Caribbean Announces Two Oasis-Class Ships for Miami, Plus Enhancements to CocoCay

Porthole Cruise Magazine - March 8, 2017

Royal Caribbean Announces Two Oasis-Class Ships for Miami, Plus Enhancements to CocoCay Cruise News - Mar. 8, 2017 Royal Caribbean International has broken ground on the dramatic…

Just Add Land: South Florida
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Just Add Land: South Florida

Porthole Cruise Magazine - February 16, 2017

Venture further to one of South Florida’s road trip–worthy hotspots. By Sharon Kenny When sailing from two of the world’s busiest cruise ports — PortMiami and Fort…

Cruise Control: Jason Montague
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Cruise Control: Jason Montague

Porthole Cruise Magazine - August 23, 2016

Double Duty A Day in the Life of Jason Montague By Fran Golden Jason Montague has a lot to be excited about these days. And when he…

Five Faves: Hot Miami
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Five Faves: Hot Miami

Porthole Cruise Magazine - April 15, 2015

Porthole’s Five Faves Hot Miami Five favorite things to do in the Magic City this spring and summer   While some people may avoid South Florida during…

Five Faves: Baseball Parks To Cruise To
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Five Faves: Baseball Parks To Cruise To

Porthole Cruise Magazine - October 22, 2014

Porthole’s Five Faves Baseball Parks To Cruise To Take me out to the ballgame, or take you on a sea cruise? Why not both! With the World…

Getaway in Miami
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Getaway in Miami

Fran Golden - February 7, 2014

Yes, that's a giant mermaid brightening the Miami waterfront. Fresh from a starring role at the Super Bowl (as a floating Bud Light hotel), Norwegian Getaway has arrived at PortMiami, mermaid…

That’s Entertainment! Aboard MSC Divina
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That’s Entertainment! Aboard MSC Divina

Fran Golden - January 24, 2014

Entertainment Aboard MSC Divina from MSC CRUISES on Vimeo. This week I'm cruising aboard MSC Divina, the newest ship to sail year-round cruises out of Miami. The big attraction…