Category: port canaveral

Port Canaveral Named ‘Best Cruise Port By Global Traveler, Honored With Leisure Lifestyle Award

Port Canaveral was named this week “Best Cruise Port” by Global Traveler magazine and presented with a 2019 Leisure Lifestyle Award. Global Traveler conducted a survey of its readers from October 2018 to January 2019, where readers were asked to vote for their favorite cruise port, and Port Canaveral nabbed the top spot.

WATCH: Port Canaveral Hosts Six Cruise Ships at Once, 34,000 Passengers On Memorial Day

Port Canaveral was the host to six cruise ships on Memorial Day, including Royal Caribbean International’s Mariner of the Seas, Disney Cruise Line’s Dream, Carnival Cruise Line’s Liberty and Elation, and Norwegian Cruise Line’s Sun and Dawn.

Excitement High as Harmony of the Seas, Mariner of the Seas Homeport at Port Canaveral

Excitement and anticipation are high at Port Canaveral as the port prepares to welcome two new homeported ships. On Monday, May 6, Royal Caribbean’s Harmony of the Seas, above, the second largest cruise ship in the world, and Mariner of the Seas, fresh from a multi-million dollar upgrade, will set sail from Port Canaveral.

WHERE TO WATCH: NASA’s SpaceX Falcon Heavy Launch Viewing at Port Canaveral Wednesday, April 10

The SpaceX Falcon Heavy launch is currently scheduled for Wednesday, April 10, with a window of 6:35 p.m. through 8:35 p.m. Watching the launch from Port Canaveral is very popular and many thousands of people have enjoyed spectacular views from the Port.