MSC Cruises Plans Multi-Cruise Ship Terminal in Miami

MSC Cruises New Miami Terminal

MSC Cruises is continuing to cement their presence within North America. The world’s largest privately-owned cruise company, announced details to construct a new highly-innovative cruise terminal at PortMiami that will support its plans to expand their growth in the Caribbean. Details of the agreement, which has received approval from the Miami-Dade Board of County Commissioners, state that MSC Cruises will design, construct, operate and maintain a large building that hosts two cruise terminals (AA and AAA) as well as two berths. Designed by the award-winning global architecture firm Arquitectonica, MSC…

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New Terminal For Celebrity Cruises in Port Everglades

Celebrity Cruises Port Everglades Terminal 25

Celebrity Cruises is constructing a brand new terminal at Port Everglades to welcome their newest cruise ship Celebrity Edge when she arrives in the fall 2018. Terminal 25 (T25), is designed to complement the sophistication of the terminal’s future resident – Celebrity Edge – and features cutting-edge technology and a sleek design, all crafted to create the ultimate guest experience. In a collaboration with Broward County’s Port Everglades and seasoned architectural firm Bermello Ajamil & Partners, Inc., T25 melds a gorgeous, warm design with unique technology, such as Frictionless Arrival,…

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MSC Cruises Private Island Ocean Cay removed from Itineraries

UPDATE: Feb 20, 2018 – Ocean Cay Marine Reserve is now showing up on the October 28, 2019 sailing for MSC Meraviglia. This 13 Night cruise sails from New York and will re-position the MSC Meraviglia to Miami. The call to Ocean Cay Marine Reserve is scheduled for Saturday November 9, 2019 with an arrival time of 9:00 AM and departure at 11:00 PM. MSC Cruises’ private island Ocean Cay Marine Reserve in the Bahamas has been mysteriously removed from all open sailings until March 2019. No specific reason has…

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Fun things to do and see near Port Canaveral

With its location just 45 miles east of Orlando, Port Canaveral is a convenient port to embark from and with lots of things to do close by, a fun place to explore as a port day stop on a cruise. With being so close to Orlando, you may be wondering; Is it possible to visit Disney World or Universal Studios for the day while your ship is in port? With some cruise lines offering extended port times into the evening, visiting either theme park is possible and packages are available…

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Cruise Line vs Independent Cruise Shore Excursions

Guided cruise shore excursions are a great way to take in a port-of-call and make sure you get to see the highlights. With a knowledgeable tour guide and a well-planned tour program, you can maximize the short time your cruise ship will be in port. Many people book their shore excursions directly with their cruise line, perhaps, not aware that there are several independent shore excursion companies that can offer alternative guided experiences ashore. Which one is the better option? The answer to that question depends on several factors. Reputation…

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