The birth of Velocicoaster: A look back at Universal’s new species of coaster
Research and development of the coaster has also been years in the making, but overall construction took a little more than two years.
Carnival to begin cruising again in July, passengers must be fully vaccinated
On Monday, Carnival confirmed that guest operations would resume at Port of Galveston, starting July 3 with Carnival Vista.
Norwegian Cruise Line plans Florida sailings, stands by vaccine rule
Miami-based Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings has announced plans to set sail from two Florida ports while requiring guests be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 despite state legislation banning businesses from asking proof.
Florida gas prices predicted to rise this week
“Based on the shift in wholesale gasoline prices, Florida’s state average may rise a minimum of 5-10 cents this week,” the American Automobile Association says.
How to get exactly what you want while traveling: Advice from flight attendants
When it comes to traveling, especially on a plane, you’ll definitely catch more flies with honey than with vinegar, as the old saying goes -- meaning, in simple terms, it pays to be nice.
Frontier Airlines flight has rough landing at Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport
A Frontier Airlines flight from Denver had a rough landing on Friday night at Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport. No one was injured.
Newark to London in 3 hours? Supersonic speeds on horizon for United Airlines
United Airlines just completed a $3 billion deal with Boom Technology, to buy 15 of the company’s ‘Overture’ aircraft for $200 million a plane.
Diplomat reopens in Hollywood, says workers all hired back
The Diplomat Beach Resort reopens in Hollywood and is bringing back all of its pre-pandemic staff, the Broward landmark's general manager says.
After Dorian and COVID, Bahamas eager to welcome you back
COVID-19 forced the Bahamas to shut down when they were still recovering from the devastating aftermath of Category 5 Hurricane Dorian, which hit in 2019.
Ex-Southwest pilot sentenced for lewd act on Florida flight
A retired Southwest Airlines pilot has been sentenced to probation after pleading guilty to exposing his genitals to a female co-pilot and watching pornography in the cockpit during a flight from Philadelphia to Florida last year.
3 of the top 10 Memorial Day destinations are in Florida
Memorial Day weekend marks the unofficial start to summer across the U.S., and it turns out not one, or two, but three Florida cities are among the 10 most popular destinations Americans will be visiting between Friday, May 28 and Monday, May 31.
Florida Keys asks residents, visitors to limit water use on busy travel weekend
A water main leak has Florida Keys officials asking all residents and visitors to limit their water use on what is expected to be a busy three-day tourism weekend.
Amtrak is resuming a dozen long-distance trips, all across the country
As summer approaches, travel is on the brain of so many -- especially after the last year we’ve had, cooped up and fighting COVID-19.
These 2 Florida airports are the cheapest to fly out of in the US
Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport (FLL) is the second cheapest airport to fly out of in the United States. Following close third is Orlando International Airport (MCO).
First cruise ship to hit US waters since pandemic shutdown will sail out of Fort Lauderdale
Celebrity will sail out of Port Everglades in Fort Lauderdale at the end of June, according to a tweet by the cruise line.
2 South Florida hotels make list of top 4 most saved in the US
According to TripAdvisor’s new category, The Most Saved Hotels, two South Florida hotels are among the top four most saved on Tripadvisor. Havana Cabana at Key West not only topped the list for the U.S., it also topped the list globally. Fourth on the list is The Palms Hotel & Spa in Miami Beach.
Woman charged with assaulting Southwest flight attendant
A Southwest Airlines flight attendant lost two teeth when she was attacked by a passenger this weekend, and the president of her union calls it part of a disturbing increase in unruly passengers.
CDC gives Royal Caribbean the go-ahead to begin simulated voyages
One of the last cruise ships to set sail before the industry shut down over a year ago will now be the first to help usher in this long-awaited comeback.
Norwegian Cruise Line plans to resume U.S. sailings later this year, Royal Caribbean hoping to do the same
Norwegian Cruise Line announced Monday that it plans resume operations from the U.S. beginning Aug. 7.
Early morning computer outage fixed for American Airlines
A computer glitch involving a third-party company led to issues Friday morning as American Airlines travelers were trying to check in for flights nationwide.
Attention Bravo fans: BravoCon is coming back later this year
Football fans have the Super Bowl. Movie fans have the Oscars. And Bravo fans have BravoCon, and luckily for them, it’s coming back this year.
Naples, Florida ranks no. 4 in list of fastest-growing vacation rental destinations in America
Out of all the destinations one could rent in for Memorial Day weekend, Naples is one of the fastest-growing travel destinations in the U.S.
The Brightline train from Miami to Orlando is almost here
The Brightline from Miami to Orlando is almost here. The modern, eco-friendly high-speed rail has officially passed the halfway mark for construction on its extension to Orlando.
5 convincing reasons why you should visit Colorado for your next trip
There seems to be a buzz in the air -- on social media and in person, more and more people are chatting about the places they’ll go, now that the COVID-19 vaccine is readily available and the world of travel is reopening to the masses.
3 Florida cities make list of best cities in the US to live in
According to the “2021 Best Cities to Live in America” survey by Niche, Gainesville, Tampa, and St. Petersburg are among the best cities in the country to live in for the year of 2021.
Miami couple stuck in Hawaii lockdown after COVID test confusion
South Florida resident Darwin Reyes and his wife had a weeklong trip to Waikiki planned, complete with relaxing beach time and cage diving. None of that is going to happen.
Life-size dinosaurs are coming to Fairchild Tropical Garden in Miami
Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden in Coral Gables will be launching Jurassic Garden this Saturday, May 15, where they’ll have over 20 life-size dinosaurs from the prehistoric world on display for the public to enjoy.
This South Florida hotel is one of the best in the country, says Tripadvisor
Tripadvisor has just released its highly-coveted annual Travelers’ Choice Best of the Best Awards for Hotels for 2021, and not one, but four South Florida hotels made the cut.