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An outbreak of gastrointestinal illness aboard Royal Caribbean’s “Explorer of the Seas” has forced the cruise line to cut short the ship’s ten day trip through the Caribbean. (Source: CBS)

Cruise Ship Passengers Recall Days Of Misery

Passengers aboard a cruise ship on which hundreds fell ill recalled days of misery holed up in their rooms as it returned to its home port Wednesday from a Caribbean trip cut short by what is suspected to be among the largest such norovirus outbreaks in the last 20 years.

01/29/2014

(Source: CBS)

Construction Underway On Major Port Expansion

Scheduled to be completed this November, construction on Port Canaveral’s Cruise Terminal 1 is under way.

01/05/2014

(Source: CBS4) PortMiami is considered the world's busiest port.

PortMiami Busiest Port In The World

More than four million cruise passengers passed through PortMiami this year making it the world’s busiest cruise port, said PortMiami officials Thursday.

CBS Miami–12/19/2013

Photo Credit: Silversea's World Cruise

The Most Expensive Cruise In The World

Whether you can afford a complete splurge of a vacation or not, Silversea’s World Cruise is entertaining enough to learn more about. The most expensive cruise on the planet hits up 49 ports in 115 days of pure indulgence.

10/23/2013

(Source: CBS4)

Miami-Based Carnival Now Offering Money-Back Guarantee

In an attempt to win back customers, Carnival has announced a new money-back guarantee that will apply to many of its sailings.

CBS Miami–09/12/2013

(Source: CBS4)

Major Cruise Lines Post Onboard Crime Data

Three of the largest cruise lines, all based in Miami, will now post more comprehensive data about serious crimes and allegations that are committed aboard their ships.

08/01/2013

Crippled Carnival Triumph cruise ship as it is towed to port in Alabama on Thursday Feb. 14, 2013. (Source: CNN)

Cruise Line Executives Attend Hearing To Address Safety Concerns

The presidents of two Miami-based cruise ships lines, following two recent high-profile fires, stood before senators Wednesday at a hearing to defend the industry.

07/25/2013

Royal Caribbean Cruise Line (Source: royalcaribbean.com)

Royal Caribbean Passengers Return To U.S. After Fire

For the second time this year, a fire at sea has aborted a cruise ship’s voyage. This time, aboard Royal Caribbean’s Grandeur of the Seas and the ship’s 2,200 passengers were expected back in Baltimore on Tuesday after being flown on charter flights from the Bahamas.

CBS Miami–05/28/2013

(Source: www.celebritycruises.com)

Cruise Ship Contracts May Leave Passengers All Wet

In the wake of the disastrous journey of the Carnival Triumph over the last week, many passengers are questioning exactly what their rights are when it comes to cruise vacations.

CBS4–02/15/2013

Dorene Malloy calls her nephew who was aboard the crippled Carnival Triumph. (CBS4)

Coral Springs Woman Anxiously Awaits Family Aboard Carnival Triumph

A South Florida woman was among the people waiting for their loved ones to reach land after being stranded at sea on a cruise ship for days.

CBS4–02/14/2013

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