Cruise Lines Ready For Rebound But Still No Word From CDC When US Sailings Can ResumeNumerous cruise ships are ready to return to the water even though the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has yet to announce a date for when U.S. sailings can resume.
'Help Is On The Way': Gov. Ron DeSantis Files Lawsuit Against Feds, CDC To Reopen Cruise Ship IndustryFlorida Governor Ron DeSantis is filing a lawsuit against the federal government and the CDC demanding that cruise ships be opened immediately, he announced on Thursday.
South Florida Officials Urge CDC To Lift Restrictions On Cruising IndustryJust one day after Florida filed a lawsuit against the federal government and the CDC to demand cruise ships be allowed to begin sailing immediately, cruise executives along with local politicians, and hospitality and tourism industry leaders are holding a news conference at PortMiami on Friday afternoon.
Cruise Ship Companies Operating Out Of American Ports Frustrated With Glacial Reopening Of IndustryCruise lines that operate out of American ports, such as PortMiami, where ships been shut down the by Centers for Disease Control mandates for over a year, could set sail to conduct business elsewhere.
Some Cruise Companies Seeking To Overturn Decision By Key West Voters To Limit Size Of Ships Docking At Their PortAs cruise companies demand to go back to business, some of them are also seeking to overturn a decision made by voters in Key West to limit the size of ships docking at their port.
Facing South Florida: Key West Cruise IndustryOn this Sunday's edition of Facing South Florida, Jim DeFede focused on the cruise industry's efforts to undermine voters in Key West, who overwhelmingly supported three referendums to limit the size of cruise ships docking in Key West to protect the environment.
Itching To Go On A Cruise Again? Here's What You Need To KnowIt's been a year since the cruise industry was in the eye of the COVID storm as leisure ships proved themselves ideal places for the disease to spread.
Miami-Dade Mayor Danielle Levine Cava Sends Letter To CDC In Hopes Of Restarting Cruise IndustryThe mayor of the cruise capital of the world wants sailing to resume.
In Effort To Reduce Pollution, Cruises Docked At PortMiami Could Soon Shut Off Engines & Run On Shore PowerThe pandemic has changed cruising forever. Many things on board will be different, once the ships can sail. And when those ships are docked at PortMiami, they should eventually leave less pollution behind.
Florida Cruise Industry Recovery Likely To Be A Long HaulSignificant passenger cruise operations might not return to Florida waters for another year or longer as fallout from the COVID-19 pandemic continues, according to a port-industry lobbying group.
Carnival Cruises To Expand To ChinaCarnival Cruise Lines is expanding to China.
Cruise Leaders Stress Safety At Annual ConventionAt their first annual gathering since the Costa Concordia disaster off the coast of Italy, cruise industry leaders have gathered for the annual convention in South Florida to press for a commitment to safety and express confidence that the resulting lull in business is only temporary.
Port Everglades Sets One Day RecordSaturday was a big day at Ft. Lauderdales’ Port Everglades. More than 53,000 cruise passengers arrived or departed on eight ships, setting a new record for port terminal traffic on a single day.