Before the Federal Aviation Administration overhauls the airspace over South Florida in 2021, aviation officials are hosting a series of workshops in Broward and Miami-Dade counties to hear feedback from residents worried about noise increases.
A previously confidential report shows Carnival Corporation repeatedly broke the law while on probation for a 2016 federal conviction. Cruise ships illegally dumped more than 500,000 gallons of treated sewage.
A deal that would allow Royal Caribbean to build a new office and parking garage in Dodge Island was approved in April 2019. The company plans to spend at least $300 million on the project and hopes to have it finished by October 2020.
A girl, 14, said she was sexually assaulted and battered by a crew member of the MSC Divina, which cruised out of Miami, while it was in Puerto Rico port. A civil lawsuit would go to trial in a Florida court..
Federal Judge Patricia Seitz said she was considering blocking Carnival Corporation’s ships from docking at U.S. ports as punishment for possible probation violations in 2017 environmental fraud case involving Princess Cruises.
The Miami Beach City Commission voted for new restrictions aimed at preventing the party from getting out of hand during spring break and holiday weekends. Some elected officials criticized the measures as “knee jerk” reactions, however.
CEOs for Carnival Corporation, Royal Caribbean Cruises, Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings, and MSC Cruises answered questions about the state of the industry at annual SeaTrade event at the Miami Beach Convention Center.
Miami-Dade advances legislation to allow automatic gratuities at MIA restaurants after the county drops a planned crackdown on tipping for low-paid restaurant workers. Union still has concerns about planned legislation.
Royal Caribbean International closed its Sky Pad trampoline bungee ride on Mariner of the Sea and Independence of the Seas, ships that sail out of Miami and Fort Lauderdale, after $10 million injury lawsuit.
Miami-Dade Mayor Carlos Gimenez says he will push for legislation to get rid of a 1975 code that says airport workers can’t “solicit a tip.” After a complaint, the airport told restaurants to remove automatic tips by April 15.
American Airlines planned to begin flying to Venezuela again on April 1 after temporarily halting its three daily flights from Miami on March 15. Instead the airline announced Thursday that it is suspending service to Venezuela indefinitely.