Passengers From Six Cruise Ships Tested Positive For COVID-19

(Updated March 18, 2:18 p.m. EDT) Thousands of former cruise ship passengers may have been exposed to coronavirus (COVID-19) during their sailings and disembarked none the wiser. The Ships In Question A press release sent out Monday afternoon by the Lenawee County Health Department in Michigan informed locals of the situation. “The following is a […]

Cruise Ship Stuck In Limbo; Looking For Port

(Updated March 18, 8:05 a.m. EDT) The Norwegian Jewel’s three-week sailing from Sydney, Australia to French Polynesia has been struggling to find a place to disembark guests. So far, the ship has been turned away from numerous ports despite there being no cases of coronavirus (COVID-19) reported on board. But if the latest report from […]

U.S. Cruise Ports Remain Open to 40 Vessels Still Sailing

In a joint statement issued on Sunday evening, both the Florida-Caribbean Cruise Association and the Cruise Line International Association confirmed that U.S. ports are open and are accepting the 40 ships that are currently on voyages. This was confirmed by a National Interest Exemption (Exemption) issued by the United States Department of Homeland Security on […]

Holland America Line Cruise Guide

Holland America Line has a rich history that dates back over a century. Founded in 1895, Holland America was a shipping company that also offered pleasure cruises and transportation across the Atlantic between Europe and the United States. Fast forward to 1973 and the company sold the shipping business in order to concentrate on cruises […]

Cruise Podcast: The Day the Cruise Industry Went Silent

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Cruise industry analyst Stewart Chiron joins us to talk about the current state of the cruise industry, their financial outlook, and how long it could take to rebound once the industry reopens. Dan Skilken of TripInsurance joins us to answer listener questions about cancellations over coronavirus (COVID-19). Some of the topics we cover are: Can […]