PortMiami has a new bragging right.
In addition to being the base for the cruise capital of the world, the port set its one-day record Sunday for passenger traffic.
The port greeted a whopping 52,000 cruise ship passengers from nine ships, according to PortMiami officials.
Among the ships that came into port Dec. 9 were Carnival Cruise Lines’ Carnival Horizon, Disney Cruise Line’s Disney Magic, Norwegian Cruise Lines’s Norwegian Getaway, Ocean Cruises’ Oceania Riviera and Royal Caribbean’s Allure of the Seas.
“It’s definitely a busy time for PortMiami,” said Miami-Dade mayor Carlos A. Gimenez.
“PortMiami is home to the world's most renowned cruise lines,”...