Cruise Line Shares Construction Timelapse of New Ship [VIDEO]

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P&O Cruises officially took ownership of their new vessel Iona last month, which is set to begin sailing with passengers in 2021. It’s the largest cruise ship ever built for the UK market and the first British cruise ship to be powered by liquefied natural gas. In celebration of Iona joining the P&O Cruises and Carnival Corporation family, the line shared […]

Voluntary US Cruise Ban Extended Through December 31


The members of Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA), which represent 95% of global ocean-going cruise capacity, have announced they will maintain the ongoing voluntary suspension of cruise operations in the US through December 31, 2020. Thirteen US cruise lines canceled planned voyages through the end of the year yesterday, and CLIA says members will use […]

The First Cruise Ships to Sail and Who’ll Be Allowed on Them

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When the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) lifted the no-sail order, it put in place a series of conditions the cruise lines will need to meet before being allowed to restart revenue-generating sailings. Among the terms now being bandied about is “simulated sailings,” which has left cruisers with questions. What is a “simulated cruise,” they […]