CDC ‘Conditional Sail’ Framework: What Does it Mean For Cruising?

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The return of cruising from American ports will be careful and cautious under a framework just released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. One day before a ‘No Sail’ order was set to expire on October 31, the CDC issued an updated ‘conditional’ sailing order that will allow “a phased resumption of cruise […]

CDC Lifts Cruise Ship Ban, Restrictions Apply

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The Centers for Disease Control has lifted the no-sail order, but that doesn’t mean passengers will be able to jump onto ships in the immediate future. Instead, when the no-sail order expires this weekend, it will be replaced by a “Framework for Conditional Sailing Order.” WHAT DOES IT MEAN?: The CDC ‘Conditional Sailing’ Order for […]

The Titanic Wreck Site Opens to Tourists in 2021

For the first time in 15 years, those fascinated by the legendary sinking of the Titanic will have an opportunity to explore the cruise ship’s remains first hand. But only a handful of people will be given clearance, and the once-in-a-lifetime adventure won’t come cheap. How Much The Experience Will Cost According to Bloomberg News, […]

Canada Bans Cruise Ships Until Early 2021, No Real Impact

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Canada has announced the extension of a ban on cruise ships carrying more than 100 passengers and crew through February 28, 2021. “The Government of Canada is working hard to ensure Canada’s transportation system remains safe,” said Minister of Transport Marc Garneau in a statement. “The extension of these temporary measures for cruise ships and […]

Carnival European Brand Sides on Caution, Pauses Sailings

After only a week back at sea, Carnival Corporation’s German-brand AIDA Cruises has made the decision to pause voyages through the end of November. Citing the recent rise in cases in European countries, the cruise line is respecting Germany’s measures to mitigate the virus. READ: Second Carnival Brand Resumes Cruising in Europe The company said […]

Carnival Cruise Line Family Suffers a Tragic Loss

It is with a heavy heart we report that Captain Raffaele Gavino, who served as the top officer on several ships during his years with Carnival Cruise Line, has passed away. “He Was Truly a Man of the Sea” For many, the news came from another member of the Carnival family, Brand Ambassador John Heald, […]