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. […]

Port review – Jacksonville, Fla

I received an email last night asking about the port of Jacksonville so I thought I would share my response. The port of Jacksonville is a great port, easy to find, and your no longer than 15 min from the airport. The port is five minutes off a major beltway (SR-9A) and the average cab fare […]

Carnival Cruise Lines extends port lease in Jacksonville

Here is some good hometown news for us here in Jacksonville, and for you southeast cruisers. Carnival Cruise Lines has signed a new two-year lease with the Port of Jacksonville til May 12, 2011.  The extension of the lease was made possible because construction has stalled on a new cargo shipping terminal.   Jacksonville has approx […]