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    Cruise passengers in Port Canaveral certainly miss sailing on the Enchantment of the Seas, which was replaced earlier this year with Royal Caribbean's Majesty of the Seas. Enchantment was the Space Coast's local ship for a long time after the cruise line retired Monarch of the Seas. It was certainly an upgrade having Enchantment in Port Canaveral. The latest Enchantment of the Seas reviews?detail some of the reasons people?miss about the ship, and why they preferred it over the Majesty.? "Having Enchantment in Port Canaveral was super after dealing with the rusty Monarch of the Seas for so many years. But now the [...]
    Carnival Cruise Lines has unveiled some spectacular staterooms on its new Carnival Vista. The cruise ship appeals to all ages and several guests tell us that it's one of the best vessels on the high seas. Carnival cruises are marketed as fun and the new ship just might prove it once in for all. Vista's decor is very colorful, and it has it's own features not available on other ships. One of the big attractions for this vessel are the Vista staterooms. Carnival made sure to go bold with the cabin decor that represent culture and cuisine. The interior statements are the most [...]
    While passengers can cruise to Havana by ship, JetBlue flights to Cuba from the United States are now making history. Last week, JetBlue flights to Cuba were advertised as low as $99 from the U.S. as airlines compete to become one of the first of several carriers to fly between the two countries. JetBlue flights are making history because it's been more than half a century that the first regularly scheduled commercial flights are active between the United States and Cuba. The airline is flying passengers from Fort Lauderdale, Florida, to Santa Clara, a city in the center of Cuba known for its [...]
    Three cruise ship passengers were arrested on the MS Sea Princess and charged in Australia after police allegedly found 209 lbs of cocaine in their luggage.? The three passengers, all from Canada, were identified as Andre Tamine, 63, Isabelle Legace, 28, and Melina Roberce, 22. They sailed to Sydney from Southhampton in the U.K. on the California-based Princess Cruises. They were arrested without incident on Sunday after police discovered the cocaine in the bags. Australian Border Force Commander Tim Fitzgerald said the illegal drugs have a reported street value of nearly $23 million and is the largest narcotics bust in Australia carried [...]
    The Southwest Airlines pilots union announced that it has reached a contract agreement with the air carrier on salary and pay-rate increases following four years of talks. "We appreciate our Pilots and recognize their role in the Company's success," said Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer Mike Van de Ven. "With the support and assistance of the NMB, the negotiating teams were able to reach an agreement that balances the needs of our Pilots and the Company." Last week, about 900 Southwest pilots were picketing outside of the company's home base at Dallas Love Field, to show their dispute and anger [...]
    Cruise lines are offering a lot of promotions to get people onboard, and Regent Seven Seas Cruises is one of them. A few loyal Regent Seven Seas passengers told us that the company offered them free unlimited shore excursions in every port of call. After following up on the tip, sure enough, the cruise line is promoting free unlimited shore excursions right on their website. But, is there a catch, and what does it mean? "Unlimited means you can take as many excursions in a day and during your entire voyage as time and your penchant for adventure allows." Regent Seven Seas is [...]
    Most people will tell you that Disney Cruises are the best ships to sail on, and the passengers who sail on them during 2016 have made their case. It would be reasonable to say that Disney Cruise Line has set the standard on what a five-star ship is all about. Disney has spent a lot of time and money on their decor and how their ships are presented once passengers step foot on their vessels. The Disney terminal at Port Canaveral is also decorated as if it's a dream world before sailing on the high seas with Mickey and friends. Some [...]
    The U.S. Food and Drug Administration issued emergency authorization to combat the Zika virus using a drug called Roche as samples are tested from blood donations. Last week, Pinellas County in Florida is using its solid waste and environmental program management department to identify areas of opportunity to protect citizens and visitors against the the virus. Code enforcement officers are out in force checking on properties reported by area residents as one way local cities are fighting the battle against Zika. Through last week, the United States reported 2,517 Zika cases, 29 of which were likely acquired in Florida through mosquito bites [...]
    The Spirit of Baltimore cruise ship crashed into the Fells Point pier in Baltimore, Maryland after it was returning to from its sail. The ship damaged more than 60 feet of the pier on Sunday, according to the Coast Guard. More than 400 passengers and crew were aboard the cruise ship for a midnight soiree with DJs, dancing and cocktails called an "All Linen Affair." Two guests were hospitalized with minor injuries and released. "Spirit Cruises takes the safety of our passengers, community and shipmates very seriously. The company is conducting a full investigation and cooperating fully with the United States Coast [...]
    A recent vacation on a Royal Caribbean cruise gave passengers an experience of a lifetime as they rode the largest zip line over water in Labadee, Haiti. The Oasis of the Seas, Allure of the Seas and Freedom of the Seas cruise ships make regular visits to the island The zip line is actually called the Dragon's Breath Flight Line that takes cruise passengers up?500 feet above Labadee for a breathtaking ride across the water. The speed of this zip line is approximately 40-50 mph, and there's a heigh restriction of 60 inches tall and a maximum weight of 250 pounds. The [...]