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May is Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month in Florida

May is Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month in Florida

The month of May is Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month. While it is important to exercise caution and safety when sharing the road with motorcycles, Florida highlights the importance of being safe while sharing the road with all types of vehicles, especially motorcyclists, during the month of May. Florida hosts several of the preeminent motorcycle events [...]

Norwegian Cruise Line Passengers Claim Mistreatment and Violation of “Passenger Bill of Rights”

Norwegian Cruise Line Passengers Claim Mistreatment and Violation of “Passenger Bill of Rights”

Norwegian Cruise Line  passengers claim the company has violated rules contained in its “passenger bill of rights.” The incident in question involved the passengers being stranded while on the Norwegian Escape after the vessel ran aground while attempting to leave a port in the Dominican Republic. The ship sustained structural damage, causing the company to [...]

Florida’s Deadliest Roads and Fatal Accident Statistics

Florida’s Deadliest Roads and Fatal Accident Statistics

An estimated 200,000 car accidents are recorded in Florida annually, with an average of 650 crashes per day, according to the Florida Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles Department. To date, Florida is one of the most populated states in the U.S., only surpassed by California and Texas. In a recent study, out of Florida’s 275,376 [...]

Why are Truck Accidents Surging in Florida?

Why are Truck Accidents Surging in Florida?

Florida is one of ten states that make up half of all fatal truck accidents in the U.S. each year, according to statistics from the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA). This is alarming when you consider trucking accidents, unlike your average car accident, are oftentimes more damaging. Think about it. Tractor-trailers, 18-wheelers, and other [...]

Virgin Voyages Partners with Jennifer Lopez for New Fleet

Virgin Voyages Partners with Jennifer Lopez for New Fleet

Virgin Voyages has partnered with Jennifer Lopez, to develop wellness, fitness, entertainment, and design collaborations for its new fleet. Rather than taking on a purely ceremonial role as ‘godmother,’ Lopez will be included in decision making, joining Virgin Voyages as an investor and the cruise line's chief entertainment and lifestyle officer.  As part of the [...]

Oceania Cruises Debuts New Ship, Vista

Oceania Cruises Debuts New Ship, Vista

Oceania Cruises debuted their newest ship, Vista over the weekend. The ship was introduced officially to the public off the Fincantieri shipyard in Sestri Ponente, Italy. The cruise ship is expected to sail on its maiden voyage, traveling from Rome to Barcelona on April 14, 2023. Howard Sherman, President and CEO of Oceania Cruises, presided [...]

CDC Urges Cruise Lines to Require COVID-19 Booster Shots for Passengers

CDC Urges Cruise Lines to Require COVID-19 Booster Shots for Passengers

New guidelines were issued by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) regarding additional precautions they recommend all cruise lines take to prevent the spread of COVID-19. The CDC has given cruise lines until February 18 to decide whether they will opt in and follow these new guidelines. These guidelines come out a month [...]

Norwegian Cruise Line and Royal Caribbean Drop Mask Mandates

Norwegian Cruise Line and Royal Caribbean Drop Mask Mandates

Two major cruise lines have dropped their mask mandates from their COVID-19 protocols. Norwegian Cruise Line and Royal Caribbean have announced changes to their coronavirus protocols, despite the fact that the omicron-variant of COVID-19 has continued to surge throughout the country. Royal Caribbean’s mask mandate will expire on February 14, 2022. They will return to [...]

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