the second-busiest cruise port in the nation, the massive Port
Everglades is located two miles from downtown Fort Lauderdale.
In fact, plans for the millennium include the $10 million expansion
of two terminals.
In 1998, some 2.2 million passengers traveled on 30 port-based cruise ships, and the port handles more than 5,500 vessel calls each year.
Several cruise ship naming plans took part recently. Princess Cruises dedicated two new ships. Royal Caribbean's 74,140-ton Enchantment of the Sea, one of the largest and newest ships in the world. In the future, 5 more ships will be added to the resident 30, which sail during the traditional winter season and 6 ships will offer year-round cursing.
Many tour of the Greater Fort Lauderdale are as on water. Water taxis tour can our famed Intracoastal on their way to almost anywhere they want to go, whether it's sightseeing, dining at the many waterfront restaurants or shopping along Las Olas Boulevard. Water Taxi of Fort Lauderdale provides the highly popular service. With one -way tickets for $7.50, round trip for $14, and an all day pass for $16, the water cabs will go anywhere within the nearly seven miles of Intracoastal Waterway, between Port Everglades and Commercial Boulevard. Guided tours, casinos, and Swamp Safaris of the Historic New River are also available.
- Greater Fort Lauderdale Chamber of Commerce
The Fort Lauderdale Beach Resort is within easy reach of Fort Lauderdale's Port Everglades, home to many cruise liners, making the hotels an ideal place to stop over before departing or upon return from a cruise.
The cruise lines operating from the port include the following (Click on logos for links, where available):
Discovery Cruises, Inc.: 800-866-8697
SeaEscape Cruises: 800-327-2005
Celebrity Cruises: 800-437-3111
Costa Cruise Lines: 800-462-6782
Crystal Cruises: 800-446-6620
Cunard Line: 800-421-0522
Holland America Line: 800-426-0327
Imperial Majesty Cruises: 800-511-5737
Meditterranean Shipping Cruises: 800-666-9333
Premier Cruises: 800-990-7770
Princess Cruises: 800-421-0522
Radisson Seven Seas Cruises: 800-333-3333
Royal Caribbean Cruises: 800-327-6700
Royal Olympic Cruises: 800-872-6400
Seaborn Cruise Line: 800-5-CUNARD
Silversea Cruises: 800-722-9955
The hotel is also within easy reach of the ports of Miami and Palm Beach!
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