Second Carnival Cruise Ship Returns to Florida

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After months of being anchored off the coast of the Bahamas, Carnival Breeze returned to PortMiami on Monday. Sister ship Carnival Horizon returned to Florida in late November. One Step Closer to Resuming Service Earlier this year, Carnival Cruise Line confirmed that the plan was for Horizon and Breeze to be their first ships to […]

The Tracelet: Meet Royal Caribbean’s New Contact-Tracing Device

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Contact tracing will be an integral part of new health and safety protocols as cruise ships begin to sail again. That’s why people took notice in mid-October when Royal Caribbean filed a service trademark application for something called the “Tracelet.” The application, while vague in detail as to functionality, describes the Tracelet as “rubber or […]

15 New Cruise Ships Debuting in 2021

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What a rollercoaster of a year 2020 has been. We are beyond excited to put 2020 in the rearview and look forward to a better and brighter year in 2021. One of the things to look forward to is over a dozen new cruise ships in 2021.  As the cruise industry prepares to ramp back […]

Royal Caribbean CEO Tells Cruisers To “Prepare For The Sun”

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“It’s always hard to prepare for the sun when the storm is raging, but that’s what we need to be doing.” Those are the words of Royal Caribbean Chairman and CEO Richard Fain, in a video directed to the advisors who help most travelers plan their cruise vacations. While acknowledging that “the mood is generally […]