Articles tagged “key west”

Key West Florida Gets Its Iconic Symbol Back After Hurricane Irma Damage

Key West Florida Gets Its Iconic Symbol Back After Hurricane Irma Damage

Associated Press

Sometimes storm recovery involves more than just repairing roofs and power lines. Restoring a place's sense of identity must be part of the healing process, as well.

1 year ago

Key West Signals Slow Recovery With First Cruise Ship Arrival Since Hurricane Irma

Key West Signals Slow Recovery With First Cruise Ship Arrival Since Hurricane Irma

Associated Press

Many cruise ships are floating cities and the lines don't need to worry about repairing and restoring hotels, electricity, flights and running water after a major storm. The arrival is a good sign for Key West, but for the time being, the kind of experiences cruise passengers have onshore likely won't be the same as pre-Irma.

2 years ago

Cuba Travel Spurs Key West Airport To Expand Customs Facility

Cuba Travel Spurs Key West Airport To Expand Customs Facility

Associated Press

Key West International Airport isn't JFK but it is getting the Cuba travel bug nonetheless and wants to handle 70 international travelers per hour, up from the current 10.

3 years ago

First Commercial Flight in 50 Years Between Key West and Havana Takes Off

Associated Press

No doubt the politicians in Miami who have made a career out of failed anti-Cuba rhetoric will come out swinging against this.

5 years ago

Florida Hotel Rates More Than Double During New Year’s Eve

Florida Hotel Rates More Than Double During New Year’s Eve

Samantha Shankman, Skift

Airlines and hotels are cashing in on the busy travel period while preparing for a slow January. Travelers on budget can find significant price cuts by postponing trips to sun-soaked destinations for a few more weeks.

5 years ago

Business Owners and Conservationists Battle Over New Key West Cruise Port

Business Owners and Conservationists Battle Over New Key West Cruise Port

Cammy Clark, Miami Herald

Key West's story of catering to big cruise companies for an economic boost is not uncommon. The controversy between locals and business owners who rely on tourism is being played out across the Caribbean.

6 years ago