Miami, The Fontainebleau

Having grown up in South Florida, the name Fontainebleau is synonymous with class and Miami. This resort was and still is a premier destination, from the moment you arrive your surrounded by classic Miami style! We didn’t get the to the hotel until after 11pm, so when we walked into the lobby, the Bleu Bar was alive with people and awesome music. Check in was quick and easy, we were given a room in the Chateau tower …

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MSC’s family-friendly sailings

MSC’s Divina now calls the Port of Miami home, providing travelers with a new option in cruising from the port- very good news for the family vacation. Here’s why: On MSC, kids 11 and under sail free and children aged 12-17 sail at a reduced rate.  No special promotion, no short term deal; it’s just their policy. The line clearly wants that family demographic: they offer an outstanding children’s program that’s divided by age, the Mini Club …

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Miami launches inaugural Miami Cruise Month in January 2014

With close to five million consumers expected to pass through PortMiami – the Cruise Capital of the World™ in 2014, the Greater Miami and the Beaches is offering a wealth of pre- and post- cruise options for cruise passengers to extend their travel or vacation with stays in the destination. This January 1-31, consumers can prepare for wave season, the most popular time to book cruises, as the Greater Miami Convention & Visitors Bureau (GMCVB) introduces Miami …

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Carnival Cruise Lines To Base Seventh ‘Fun Ship’ In South Florida

Carnival Cruise Lines, the number one cruise operator in South Florida, will further bolster its leadership position in the market when the 3,006-passenger Carnival Splendor launches seasonal Caribbean cruises from Miami beginning November 9, 2014. Carnival Splendor will be the seventh Carnival Cruise Lines’ ship to be based in South Florida. Including Carnival Splendor, Carnival Cruise Lines will operate more than 400 three- to eight-day departures from PortMiami and Port Everglades, accounting for approximately 1.2 million guests …

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Costa Mediterranea to end its winter sailings in Miami, next year the Luminosa will take her place

In less than week, Costa Mediterranea will say “arrivederci” to the Port of Miami and head home to Italy. The 19-day crossing will end Costa’s winter here, sailing eastern and western itineraries from Miami. The ship’s lavish statuary (lots of gilt and marble) and a dramatic 11-story atrium represent 18th and 19th century piazzas – luxurious, beautiful and, may I say it, slightly over the top. And while Costa ships sail with a huge number of European …

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Regent Seven Seas Cruises Finds a New Home Port in Miami

Regent Seven Seas Cruises, the world’s most inclusive luxury cruise line, has announced that in the fall of 2012, they will be moving their ships from Port Everglades to the Port of Miami.  The Port of Maimi is already home to their sister company, Oceania. This change is due to the fact that the Port of Miami will have a dedicated terminal for Regent and Oceania, allowing them to operate any day of the week.  The Port …

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