Man Jumps from Carnival Fascination

(UPDATED 5:00PM) The U.S. Coast Guard and First Coast News in Jacksonville, Florida have reported that a 31-year old male jumped off Carnival Fascination last night just south of Daytona Beach, Florida. A security guard aboard the ship reported that he saw the 31-year-old male jump from the 10th deck into the water, a fall that […]

Carnival extends cruise service another year in Jacksonville

Good news for cruisers that sail out of Jacksonville, Florida. Carnival Cruise Lines signed another year contract extending into 2013 with the Jacksonville Port Authority. The new contract will bring over $2-million dollars to the local economy. The future past 2013 is uncertain because of a planned cargo terminal where the current cruise port sits. […]

Episode: Keep Cruises in Jacksonville 2010

[smart_track_player url=”″ title=”Keep Cruises in Jacksonville” artist=”Cruise Radio” social=”false” ]National network contributor, Stewart Chiron ”The Cruise Guy’  joins us to discuss keeping Jacksonville, Florida as a cruise port; Alaska cruise deals; and British Airways’ current strike. Learn about the social media efforts to keep the cruise lines in Jacksonville, Florida.  You can join the page here. […]

Jacksonville to Look at Cruise Terminal Again

Jacksonville Business Journal – by Mark Szakonyi -Staff Writer The Jacksonville Port Authority will decide within the next two months whether it will pursue a new cruise terminal in Mayport. Authority board Chairman David Kulik’s plans to direct his staff on Monday to restart the pursuit of a new terminal come a year after the […]

Carnival Fascination Upgrades

As a member of the media, every time a cruise ship goes through a refurbishment I get to head to the port and check it out. Recently, the Miami based Carnival Cruise Lines’ ship the ‘Fascination’ underwent a $34 million dollar renovation as part of Carnival’s “Evaluations of Fun” upgrades. The ‘Fascination’ currently operates out […]

Record Breaking Temperatures in Florida

Here in Jacksonville, Florida it has been just as bitterly cold. I wake up every morning at 3:45 to get ready for work and there is nothing like stepping outside and waiting for the car to warm up in sub-arctic temperatures! I find myself doing a dance sometimes outside my car while the car warms […]

A Saturday Night in Jacksonville, Fla.

In case you didn’t know I work at a radio station as my full time job (on air personality), I am a blogger for fun. Saying that, we do a lot of events downtown Jacksonville, Fla., at a couple of the night clubs. Every once in a while I will come and sit by the […]