Carnival Cruise Line and the City of Mobile sign new port agreement

At a ceremony held aboard Carnival Fantasy today, Carnival Cruise Line and the City of Mobile signed a three-year extension that will keep the ship sailing from Mobile through November 2022. http://www.carnival.com With the agreement, Carnival Fantasy will continue its popular four- and five-day cruises to Mexico from the Alabama Cruise Terminal, bringing 170,000 guests […]

Urbanica The Hotels’ owners acquire North Miami Beach land for new hotel

Urbanica The Hotels’ founders, Diego Colmenero and Charlie Porchetto, today announced their latest acquisition – a $40 million undeveloped beachfront lot in North Beach Miami, located at 6747 Collins Avenue. The duo purchased the 0.98-acre property from China City Construction with plans to develop a 20-story, 200-room lifestyle hotel. Slated to open in approximately two […]

Fall into golf on Hilton Head Island

The Summer of 2019 is winding down, but there’s still plenty of time for golf, particularly on Hilton Head Island, S.C. One of the Southeast’s top golf (and family) destinations, there are several excellent group packages ideal for fall getaways. HiltonHeadGolfIsland.com. Here’s a look: SEA PINES RESORT The Sea Pines Resort, which in many ways […]

Golf season off to fast start in Daytona Beach

While many parts of the country are still waiting to get started with the golf season, the Daytona Beach golf community, buoyed by good weather and a resurgent reputation as a go-to golf destination, enjoyed a strong first quarter to open 2019. www.daytonabeach.golf With its warm winter weather, Daytona Beach is a 12-month destination, but […]

Carnival launching Sunshine cruise ship from Charleston, S.C.

Carnival Sunshine has launched a schedule of four- to 11-day voyages from the Port of Charleston, S.C., becoming the newest ship to operate year-round cruises from that port. Carnival.com. Carnival Sunshine’s schedule from Charleston includes four- and five-day sailings to the Bahamas, six- and seven-day voyages to Bermuda and the Caribbean, and the first-ever Cuba […]