After an Unforgettable Year, We’re Setting Sail For Better Times

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2020 was a year none of us will soon forget. A long, awful year in which we lost so much — many lost jobs, some lost family members — and as if that weren’t bad enough, we lost our happy place too. In the past, when things got bad, we jumped on a cruise ship […]

Two Cruise Lines Cancel Sailings Through Mid-Spring

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As Princess Cruises and Holland America both continue to prepare and develop plans to meet the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s “Framework for Conditional Sailing Order,” the lines have made the decision to extend their pause in operations. Early Wednesday morning, Carnival Cruise Line announced that they were canceling voyages through March 31, […]

55-Year-Old Cruise Ship Heads For Scrapyard

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One of the last surviving ships from the days of ocean liners is on her final journey, heading for a scrapyard in India. The MS Marco Polo, which had an extraordinary 55-year useful life, most recently sailed for UK-based Cruise & Maritime Voyages until that company succumbed to the impact of the cruise industry shutdown […]

Carnival Cruise Line Earns Three Travel Awards

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Carnival Cruise Line was a big winner in Travel Weekly’s 2020 annual Readers’ Choice Awards, taking home top honors in three categories. The line earned Best Domestic Cruise Line for the fifth year in a row, thanks to its wide range of three to seven-night cruises from convenient homeports along the east and west coasts […]

Carnival Cruise Line Cancels All March 2021 Sailings

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Carnival Cruise Line announced on Wednesday morning that it will be canceling all scheduled March 2021 sailings. As of now, the hope is to resume regular voyages, on at least a few ships, beginning April 2021. Another Round of Cancellations It was almost exactly a month ago that on December 3, 2020, Carnival announced it […]