Royal Caribbean Gives Short Sailing Options from Florida

By: Sarah Phillips Need a break from work or weather woes? Royal Caribbean announced the perfect solution this week. Royal Caribbean will have five revitalized ships offering three-, four- and five-day sailings from four Florida ports for a quick getaway. From Miami, Majesty of the Seas will continue to offer year round three- and four- […]

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: Live From Key West 2010

This week Doug is down in Key West broadcasting from Pier B at Mallory Square. Stewart Chiron the Cruise Guy talks about his rendezvous with Queen Elizabeth in Southampton, England. The Carnival Freedom Cruise Director joins Doug chatting about all things Carnival Freedom. A street performer from Mallory Squares talks with us about performing daily […]

Another Person Overboard, SERIOUSLY?

What is the deal lately with people going over board on  cruise ships?   The US Coast Guard just rescued a 31 yr., Robert Mado, a crew member from Royal Caribbeans ‘Majesty of the Seas,’ after a two hour rescue search. The ship was en-route back to Miami from Key West when the man was reported overboard.  […]

Key West, Fla. via Cruise Ship

So I was asked the other day: What is Key West like?   Great seafood, drinks, tourism, and beauty are a couple of words that would describe Key West, Florida. If you ever been there you know exactly what I am talking about. With a population of about 24,000 people and just a few square […]

Carnival Freedom makes cameo appearance

Popular NBC “Today” Show weather anchor Al Roker delivers the nation’s forecast from Key West, Fla., while the Carnival Freedom arrives behind him. During the broadcast, Roker pointed out the ship and its itinerary. Key West is one of four chosen destinations for this week’s “’Today’ Takes a Vacation series. Roker and Matt Lauer are […]

Cruise Ship Passenger Airlifted to Hospital

(CBS4 – Key West) An 81-year-old cruise ship passenger needing medical attention was transported from a Carnival cruise ship to the hospital thanks to a U.S. Coast Guard helicopter on Friday afternoon. The Carnival Conquest was 45 miles southwest of Key West when the helicopter met the elderly man and his nurse at 3:30 p.m., […]