Articles tagged “ports”

Carnival Is Blanketing the U.S. With Its Newest, Biggest Ships

Carnival Is Blanketing the U.S. With Its Newest, Biggest Ships

Hannah Sampson, Skift

As cruise lines roll out new ships, they're showing them off to more markets. Carnival's approach — spreading its newest capacity around to several different ports — gives it the opportunity to reach a wide swath of the U.S.

6 months 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.

5 years ago

Environmentalists Praise Judge’s Dismissal of Charleston Cruise Terminal

Environmentalists Praise Judge’s Dismissal of Charleston Cruise Terminal

Bruce Smith, Associated Press

The proposed terminal has been the source of much contention in Charleston where the prospect of attracting more tourists was weighed against environmental degradation. In the end, the judge called it on an inconclusive report that keeps the city from moving forward with any (big) plans.

5 years ago

Orange County plots its way onto trending California cruise itineraries

Orange County plots its way onto trending California cruise itineraries

Taylor Hill, Orange County Register

Cruises bring millions of tourism dollars to a city, but also crowds and chaos ashore. A county whose residents would rather take a cruise than live in one are unlikely to approve such a proposal.

6 years ago

Lawsuit pitting a cruise port against preservation activists heads to court in Charleston, S.C.

Lawsuit pitting a cruise port against preservation activists heads to court in Charleston, S.C.

Bruce Smith, Associated Press

Charleston is already a thriving tourism destination, due in part to its historic districts, but the allure of even higher profits might prove tough to turn down for the southern city.

6 years ago

Cruise ports along the East Coast remain closed leaving ships stranded at sea

There’s been no damage done to the ships that remained at sea during Hurricane Sandy and cruise lines have sufficient supplies to accommodate guests several extra days. Ports are expected to open by tomorrow.

6 years ago

New Norwegian Getaway will be largest ship docked year-round in Miami in 2014

New Norwegian Getaway will be largest ship docked year-round in Miami in 2014

The new Norwegian sisters will be making a big entrance in their respective docks; the Norwegian Breakaway will be the largest ship docked in New York when it arrives next May.

6 years ago

Royal Caribbean and Barbados partner to build $330 million cruise terminal

Royal Caribbean and Barbados partner to build $330 million cruise terminal

Caribbean News Now!

The new terminal will drive cruise tourism in coming years to boost the island's economy and also create steady jobs for the local population during its construction.

6 years ago

Cruisers get an extended vacation thanks to Tropical Storm Isaac

Miami's port closing on Saturday has kept thousands of passengers at sea, but ships whose schedules have been delayed by two days are now shortening cruisers' holidays for this coming week.

6 years ago

Port Canaveral’s new $64 million terminal received its first cruise ship Monday

The port is used primarily by Carnival Cruise Lines who hope to sign a new multiyear agreement with the port so they can continue to rake in profit that comes from advertising a brand new embarkation point.

7 years ago

Will Brazil’s infrastructure be ready to host two global events over the next four years?

Brazil has a far way to go in a short amount of time, and it won't be made any easier by the lack of private investors willing to risk their capital on tricky licenses and unreliable returns. But if England can pull it off ...

7 years ago

Disney Cruise Lines visits six new port destinations for the first time in 2012

Passengers and tourism officials are excited by the itinerary additions, which include Disney Cruises sailing out of New York, Miami, and Galveston, Texas, and making port calls to Hawaii and Canada.

7 years ago