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. […]

Cruise Radio gains a following

Cruise Radio, started in 2009 on a lark by a Florida radio personality who loves to cruise, has blossomed from just two dozen downloads initially to thousands of downloads per week in December, according to co-host Doug Parker. In his weekly, half-hour show, Parker covers cruises and destinations, and interviews experts like consumer advocate Christopher Elliott. […]

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 […]