Weather logistics

When one thinks of logistics planning, one usually thinks of trucking and shipping of goods around the country or the world.  However cruise ships have to consider providing their customers not only with the best itinerary, but also with a path and set of ports that provides the best experience.  That often means figuring out the logistics in relation to the weather, and that’s why Royal Caribbean now has a chief meteorologist.

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OLDWorthy cruise

A “Dark Shadows” cruise has to place among the odd OLDWorthy happenings this year.  Who would go?  The biggest star of the show, Jonathan Frid — who might have had the biggest draw for this cruise — died in 2012.  Still, I have to give Royal Caribbean credit for making something OLDWorthy new again.
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More NEWWorthy travel

Just as we see discount one-way car rental rates FROM Florida in the spring, I’m pretty sure that in October and November 2013 we’ll see special rates for one-way car rentals TO Florida.  Check the rental car company websites over the next couple of months, or come back to NEWWorthy to see if we’ve posted any new links for one-way car rentals.

USA Today listed these “10 least-known Florida beaches”Blowing Rocks Preserve with a jagged coastline, sea caves, and occasional hide tide water spectacles sounds like a very different and special Florida beach. 

USA Today likes these “10 Amazing North American road trips”.  The Shipwreck Coast, Michigan includes the beautiful Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore.  The view of the cliffs from the water is spectacular.