Articles tagged “charleston”

Historic City Gets Court OK to License Tour Guides Although Lawsuit Looms

Historic City Gets Court OK to License Tour Guides Although Lawsuit Looms

Bruce Smith, Associated Press

While Washington, D.C. and Savannah, Georgia withdrew moves to require the licensing of tour guides, Charleston is intent on doing so although the outcome of a lawsuit will have something to say about that.

3 years ago

Charleston, SC Still Hasn’t Settled Its Cruise Terminal Issues

Charleston, SC Still Hasn’t Settled Its Cruise Terminal Issues

Outside of a sports stadium, we can think of few things outside of a cruise terminal which do more to negatively impact the people who live next door in a way that only benefits people who live far away.

3 years ago

Charleston, S.C. Residents Want More Time to Respond to Cruise Port Plans

Charleston, S.C. Residents Want More Time to Respond to Cruise Port Plans

Associated Press

Charleston's growing cruise tourism is a source of frustration for many residents, even as revenues from these visits increase. Sometimes it's not just about the money.

4 years ago

Charleston, S.C. Tourism Tries to Break Free From Its Quaint Garden Stereotype

Charleston, S.C. Tourism Tries to Break Free From Its Quaint Garden Stereotype

Bruce Smith, Associated Press

It may want to break out of the stereotype, but it does the stereotype pretty well.

4 years ago

There’s a New Plan for Charleston, S.C.’s Contested Cruise Terminal

There’s a New Plan for Charleston, S.C.’s Contested Cruise Terminal

Associated Press

Everyone would love for this drama to end and Charleston be able to manage cruise traffic in a way that doesn't disturb neighborhoods and quality of life for residents.

4 years ago

Local Challenge to New Cruise Ship Terminal in Charleston Countered by Port Authority

Local Challenge to New Cruise Ship Terminal in Charleston Countered by Port Authority

Bruce Smith, Associated Press

Locals don't want Charleston to turn into a cruise nightmare, with Carnival cruisers using their city as parking lot and party spot.

5 years ago

South Carolina Court Okays $35 Million Cruise Terminal in Charleston

South Carolina Court Okays $35 Million Cruise Terminal in Charleston

Meg Kinnard, Associated Press

The court's decision ends a two-year battle fought by Charleston-based environmental groups and neighborhood associations that argued cruise ships would increase air pollution, traffic congestion, and nuisances in the historic downtown area.

6 years ago

Charleston Cruise Port Case To Get Mediation Next Month

Charleston Cruise Port Case To Get Mediation Next Month

Bruce Smith , Associated Press

Charleston is very sensitive to preservation and environmental issues, and the proposed cruise port seems hopelessly mired in litigation on multiple fronts.

6 years ago

Southwest Gained 20% Market Share In Charleston In Two Years

Southwest Gained 20% Market Share In Charleston In Two Years

Warren L. Wise, Post and Courier

Southwest took market share in Charleston from United, Delta and US Airways, and it will be interesting to see how JetBlue shakes up the lineup in the South Carolina city.

6 years ago

Suit Urges Judge to Block Charleston Cruise Terminal

Suit Urges Judge to Block Charleston Cruise Terminal

Bruce Smith, Associated Press

A cruise terminal would cement the year-round presence in Charleston of Carnival Cruise Lines. Both sides in the suit are asking the judge to rule on the matter without a trial, a prospect that could hasten a resolution of the conflict.

6 years ago

Charleston, S.C. residents lose first skirmish in legal battle with Carnival

Charleston, S.C. residents lose first skirmish in legal battle with Carnival

Associated Press

Carnival may be having a string of bad news, but these aren't the type of fights this cruise line loses.

6 years ago