South Florida-based Virgin Voyages announced the name of its first vessel, the Scarlet Lady, and more details of the ship’s environmentally focused vision and public spaces. It will sail from Miami beginning in 2020.
A union survey of flight attendants found that nearly 70 percent have been sexually harassed on the job. Now, the Association of Flight Attendants-CWA, which also represents South Florida flight attendants, is working to develop new policies for handling misconduct.
The Miami-Dade County Commission unanimously approved a memorandum of understanding with MSC Cruises Tuesday to build cruise Terminal AAA at the port. The terminal is set for completion by October 2022.
An 89-year-old suffering symptoms of a stroke was medevaced off the Carnival Vista cruise ship Monday evening, according to the U.S. Coast Guard. The ship was 138 miles west of the Bahamas, on its way to Jamaica
Norwegian Cruise Line employee Francis Rakochi Santiago has been identified as the man who fell from a Norwegian ship Saturday and was rescued by a Carnival Cruise Line ship Sunday. Facebook posts indicate Santiago was troubled.
The Miami Beach City Commission authorized negotiations with the developers of the newest proposal for a convention center headquarter hotel. The proposal will likely go before voters on the November ballot.
A 33-year-old Norwegian Cruise Line crew member who went overboard Saturday 28 miles northwest of Pinar Del Rio, Cuba was found Sunday by Carnival Glory. The Coast Guard searched 1,630 square miles for him while he was missing.
A man who appeared to be wearing only underwear ran across the taxiway at the Hartsfield–Jackson Atlanta International Airport toward a Delta flight from Miami, according to new reports and video shared on social media.
The Miami-based Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. announced it will purchase a 66.7 percent stake in Silversea, a privately owned ultra-luxury and expedition cruise leader. For luxury vacationers, the union will likely bring expanded offerings and greater value for money, said experts.
Carnival Cruise Line's newest ship, Carnival Horizon, has smart elevators, Dr. Seuss WaterWorks and a barbecue restaurant by Guy Fieri. Currently sailing from New York, it moves to Miami in the fall for Caribbean cruises.