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Passenger Water Transportation

  • Blogs

    September 10, 2013

    Aboard the Bimini SuperFast Evening Cruise

    South Florida is no stranger to casino cruises and party boats. They leave from Port Everglades and Bayside Marketplace, taking people to the open waters to party. In the case of casino cruises, boats actually head out three miles out to international waters, where U.S. law no longer applies. But t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 27, 2012

    Carnival Cruises Apologizes, Reverses Drag Ban on Drag Queen Cruise

    Facing a growing backlash after telling passengers who were set to sail on a themed cruise featuring cast members from RuPaul's Drag Race that they themselves could not wear drag, Carnival Cruise Lines has now relented and dropped the drag ban.

  • Blogs

    June 29, 2012

    Geoffrey Zakarian To Create Restaurants Onboard NCL's Breakaway

    Chef Geoffrey Zakarian's Tudor House was named Best Hotel Restaurant in New Times' 2012 Best of Miami. Read our interview with Geoffrey Zakarian.When Geoffrey Zakarian announced the closing of Tudor House, he left us with a hint that new projects were on the horizon...and out to sea.Miami-based Norw ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 23, 2012

    Local Activists Host "Carnaval to Unmask Carnival" Cruise Lines (Updated)

    ​South Florida activist group 1Miami is hosting a gathering this weekend in Hialeah and Little Haiti to bring Carnival Cruise Lines to the public's attention. They say Carnival is figuratively "sinking Miami." While most associate the cruise line with family memories, bad sunburns, and tanning oil ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 8, 2012

    Obama Administration Says No to Florida Ferry Service to Cuba

    ​You're going to have to wait for that romantic cruise to Havana. Under President Obama, travel restrictions to Cuba have eased from the Bush years, with new air charters opening routes from Miami and Tampa and even Texas to the island. That thaw, though, apparently doesn't include passenger boats ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 24, 2012

    Mickey Mouse vs. Micky Arison: Disney Bringing Cruises to Port of Miami

    ​Micky Arison's Carnival Cruise Lines has another Mickey with a cruise empire about to encroach on its turf. Mickey Mouse that is. Disney Cruise Line has announced that beginning later this year, it will be sail ships out of the Port of Miami for the first time.

  • Blogs

    December 16, 2011

    Ships Ahoy! Celebrity Cruises Culinary Boat Rides to Set Sail

    The Millennium's Grand Buffet​Foodies, rejoice! Miami-based Celebrity Cruises is rolling out a series of culinary-inspired boat rides set to begin in March.Celebrity Cruises' lifestyle cookbook, Excite the Senses, was the inspiration for the new food-and-wine-themed luxury cruise series aptly name ... More >>

  • News

    October 6, 2011
  • Blogs

    October 4, 2011

    Royal Caribbean Doesn't Care When Foreign Employees Are Raped At Sea, Lawyer Says

    photo by Citking via Wikimedia Commons​On October 10, 2010, off the coast of Israel, a 40-year-old South African woman working on a Celebrity cruise ship blacked out while having a drink with a male co-worker in his cabin. She awoke hours later to find the man, a Costa Rican, raping her.The sexual ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 4, 2011

    Guy Fieri Partners with Carnival Cruise Lines For Burger Joint

    ​Carnival Cruise Lines announced that it will partner with Food Network host and author Guy Fieri to bring Fieri's concept of a roadside burger joint to life.Guy's Burger Joint will feature Fieri's creations, as well as a variety of sauces ranging from chipotle mayonnaise and a special barbecue sa ... More >>

  • News

    May 19, 2011
  • Blogs

    May 16, 2011

    Do Carnival Cruise Ships Have a Poop Problem?

    ​A document nutty with consumer outrage crossed our desk last week. In mid-April, a Florida woman -- due to the sensitive nature of this topic, we'll just call her Consuela -- sent a complaint to Carnival Cruise Lines' Doral headquarters documenting the nasty saga that was her groups' recent t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 18, 2011

    Watch Protestors Dance the "Tax the Rich Shuffle" Outside Carnival Headquarters

    Photo by Tim Elfrink​To celebrate Tax Day, the folks at Right to the City and MoveOn.org decided it was high time to combine the best traditions of 1985-era Chicago Bears dancing and progressive lefty political agitation. The result? Behold the "Tax the Rich Shuffle." William "The Fridge" Perry wa ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 20, 2011

    Food Star Stalking with Holland America's Rudi Sodamin

    Photo by Riki AltmanMaster Chef Rudi Sodamin (foreground) with Chefs Jacques Torres (far left), David Burke (left), and Charlie Trotter (far right)Holland America invited Short Order aboard the ms Noordam a few weeks ago to meet its new Culinary Council. We nearly plotzed after discovering that mean ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 21, 2010

    Port of Miami Sets Cruise Passenger World Record for Third Year in a Row

    ​Cruise ship tourists: they may be kind of annoying, but they're pretty damn good for our local economy. For the third year in a row the Port of Miami has set a world record for the number of cruise passengers traveling through a port. Despite the economy, that means the Port continues to exp ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 6, 2010

    The Bruise Cruise: The World's First-Ever Hipster Rock and Soul Musical Cruise?

    ​The beginning of the year marks the season of the increasingly popular and numerous music-themed cruises that depart from South Florida. They range from the obscure (cruises themed to singer-songwriters, or classic R&B), to the more pop-minded (John Mayer's and the Barenaked Ladies' trips), t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 14, 2009

    News Roundup

    The Miami Dolphins lost to the Atlanta Falcons 19-7, and it wasn't even that kind of loss where you could be like, "Well, at least their so-and-so looks good this year." It was just brutal. [Herald]Ferry service from Miami to Havana? It might just happen. [NYTimes]Oh, no! Someone pulled a smash ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 25, 2009

    Cruise Ship Singer Laurie Miller From Expose Gets Free Plastic Surgery

    Back in May Crossfade told you about Laurie Miller, original member of the superstar girl group Expose, who brought the world hits like "Point Of No Return."We also found her website which details her current life as a performer and talks about her experience in the cruise ship industry. If you ha ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 11, 2009

    305 Photo of the Day: The Collins Bridge

    Back in the glory days of 1913 there was a bridge between Miami and Miami Beach that you could safely walk on with out fear of being hit by the Bentley of NFL player. You might have had to dodge a few moguls in Model Ts though. The Collin Bridge was over 2 1/2 miles long and was torn down in 1925 ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 24, 2009

    Carnival Cruises Staying Afloat Fine During Recession

    I imagine being stuck on a boat with a bunch of cruise ship people is bad enough, but recently returning to Miami I was stuck on a plane full of cruise ship people. Pure airline hell: horrendously behaved toddlers, people eating strange smelling food, and quite a few folks who maybe should have aske ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 4, 2009

    Bayside Marketplace for Sale

    Bayside Marketplace -- a place we've been to once, because our best friend used a Chili's gift certificate from her grandma there -- is up for sale. The owner, General Growth Properties, is in a superbad financial situation (who isn't?) and has decided Bayside doesn't fit into its core niche of ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 15, 2007

    Look Who's Third World Now

    Someone else is throwing around the "third world" moniker in relation to Miami - and this time, it's a businessman who has extensive dealings with the city. According to Miami Today, Carnival Cruise Lines CEO Bob Dickinson said Miami's port facilities are "third world" and that construction of t ... More >>

  • News

    January 19, 2006

    The Boat to Perdition

    Will 2006 prove friendlier for the casino cruise business?

  • Finest Foods

    May 12, 2005

    BEST MICROBREWED BEER

    Titanic Restaurant & Brewery

  • News

    November 11, 2004

    Screwed If By Sea

    Cruise lines throw workers overboard when it comes to providing urgent medical care.

  • News

    September 21, 2000

    Spoiled Island

    With no public input whatsoever, Miami officials have put together a deal to trade waterfront park land for massive cruise ship terminals and a lovely parking garage

  • News

    February 24, 2000

    Letters to the Editor

    Letters from the issue of February 24, 2000

  • News

    February 10, 2000

    Letters to the Editor

    Letters from the issue of February 10, 2000

  • News

    February 3, 2000

    DeFede

    The Real Micky Arison

  • News

    February 3, 2000

    The Deep Blue Greed

    The Arison clan built Carnival into a money machine by cleverly avoiding tax laws

  • News

    February 3, 2000

    Carnival? Try Criminal

    What happens when a female passenger is assaulted on a cruise ship? Not much.

  • News

    February 3, 2000

    The Perfect Scam

    For the workers life is no carnival, believe it or not

  • News

    October 8, 1998

    Unsafe Harbor

    If the profiteers have their way, cruise ship workers can say bon voyage to the humble Leiv Eiriksson Seamen's Center

  • News

    July 4, 1996
  • News

    March 21, 1996

    There Oughta Be a Law!

    Micky Arison and other cruise industry bigwigs are pushing Congress to ship potential lawsuits overseas

  • News

    October 20, 1993
  • News

    July 7, 1993

    The Man with the Biodegradable Balls

    Patrick Kane has a fish-friendly formula for people who hanker to swat golf balls into the deep blue sea

  • News

    June 17, 1992

    The Ships Hit the Fan

    Corri Barrs says there's something you should know about the garbage that's washing up on the shores of Matheson Hammock

  • News

    December 18, 1991
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