State Department Says U.S. Citizens Should Not Cruise

The U.S. State Department has issued a new travel advisory that says that citizens, especially those with underlying health conditions, should not sail on cruise ships. This comes only a day after Senator Marco Rubio, off a meeting with Vice President Mike Pence and cruise industry execs, insisted, “No one wants to see cruises canceled […]

“No-Sail Order” Issued For Florida Cruise Ship, Voyage Cancelled

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(Updated 10:00 p.m. EST) – On Sunday, the U.S. Center for Disease Control issued a “no-sail order” for Regal Princess, axing the ship’s next scheduled voyage from Port Everglades, Florida. Travel agents were advised they should pass news of the cancellation along to any clients expecting to set sail. READ MORE: Second No Sail Order […]

Another Carnival Cruise Ship Is Skipping Grand Turk

For the second week in a row, several Carnival cruise ships will be skipping Grand Turk as the island struggles with its policies regarding coronavirus. “We Want To Avoid Any Possibility Of Delay” Last week, Carnival Magic was able to dock, but guests were not permitted to disembark. This time, rather than deal with Grand […]

Cruise Ship Held Off Florida Coast For Crew Member Testing

The Regal Princess is being held off the coast of Florida while two crew members are tested for coronavirus. UPDATED STORY: “No-Sail Order” Issued for Florida Cruise Ship, Voyage Cancelled While there is no indication either crew member is infected, they were recently transferred to the ship from Grand Princess, which is currently dealing with […]

Quarantined West Coast Ship To Dock, Disembark Passengers

Early Sunday morning, Princess Cruises shared the news that the Grand Princess would be heading to Oakland, California. The cruise line also shared plans for the passengers on board, all of whom have been quarantined to their staterooms after several guests and crew members tested positive for coronavirus. The plans, however, were clearly still being […]

Cruise Radio News Briefs | Week of March 1, 2020

Welcome to the Cruise Radio News Brief for the Week of March 1, 2020, where we bring you the latest cruise news, our weekly podcast, and recent YouTube videos. 1. Princess Cruises has quarantined guests in California who are on board Grand Princess. After a 71-year-old man from a previous sailing fell ill and died […]