Tag - Fort Lauderdale

Torrential storms batter South Florida, close key airport


Fort Lauderdale, Fla.: Nearly a foot of rain fell in a matter of hours in Fort Lauderdale – causing widespread flooding, the closure of the city’s airport and the suspension of high-speed commuter rail service for the Broward County region. The city of Fort Lauderdale released a statement Wednesday evening urging residents and visitors to...

World’s largest cruise ship ‘Wonder of the Seas’ to set sail in 2022


The largest cruise ship in the world will set sail next year - with routes spread across North America and Europe. Royal Caribbean’s Wonder of the Seas, their fifth Oasis Class ship, will be able to accommodate 6800 passengers and host the tallest slide at sea, a brand new neighborhood and a ten-deck high zip-line, The Sun reported.  The new ship,...

Fort Lauderdale cracks down on Spring Break


The city of Fort Lauderdale said it was going to crack down on spring break visitors to help mitigate the spread of the coronavirus, and apparently it wasn’t kidding. One of the hottest spots in the city has announced it is putting severe restrictions on travelers through the end of March to limit the size...