Cruise Passenger Death Causes Delayed Disembarkation

Nieuw Statendam drone

(Updated March 15, 2020 4:00 p.m. EDT) The captain of the Nieuw Statendam advised guests that the COVID-19 result came back negative and debarkation for the remaining passengers on board will commence shortly. Disembarkation of Holland America Line’s Nieuw Statendam was halted Sunday afternoon following the death of a passenger during the sailing. A statement […]

San Juan Turns Away Cruise Ships; Vessels Sail to Florida

Norwegian Epic

(Updated March 15, 2020 3:25 p.m. EDT) San Juan, Puerto Rico denied entry to four cruise ships returning to disembark guests from Caribbean sailings. Celebrity Summit, Norwegian Epic, Carnival Fascination and Freedom of the Seas were all turned away by local officials. As a result, the ships wound up sailing for Florida in order to […]

Recent Carnival Valor Guest Tests Positive For Coronavirus

A man who recently traveled on the Carnival Valor has tested positive for coronavirus. What Recent Valor Guests Are Advised To Do The 49-year-old resident of Columbus, Ohio, sailed aboard the Carnival Valor’s February 29th trip from New Orleans to Cozumel and Yucatan. The ship returned to New Orleans on March 5th, and the patient […]

Cruise Radio News Briefs | Week of March 8, 2020

Welcome to the Cruise Radio News Brief for the Week of March 8, 2020, where we bring you the latest cruise news, our weekly podcast, and recent YouTube videos. 1. With nearly every cruise line canceling and suspending operations temporarily to help prevent the spread of COVID-19 (coronavirus), we’ve assembled an easy guide that includes […]

Dubai Cruises: Stepping off a Luxurious Ship onto the Land of Luxury

Cruise lines have established themselves as the most luxurious way to travel around the world, with famous idyllic locations in warm climates becoming the centerpieces of the cruise industry. Top-class cruises go all-out to ensure that their passengers can enjoy every extent of luxury that they need from port-to-port, meaning that when they step off […]