First Cruise Line Mandates Vaccines: A Trend Setter?

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One cruise line has notified passengers that as of May 2021, vaccinations will be required before they can set sail. This, of course, raises the question: Will other cruise lines soon follow suit, and will the legality of such a move be challenged? No Exceptions, Across The Board In the United States, Norwegian Cruise Line […]

Celebrity Cruises Announces 2022-2023 Caribbean Schedule

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Celebrity Cruises has announced its Caribbean lineup for the 2022-2023 season, which will involve eight ships sailing in the region. The newest Edge Series ships, Celebrity Edge and Apex, will be joined by four ships that were recently renovated: Celebrity Equinox, Millennium, Silhouette, and Summit, as well as Celebrity Constellation and Reflection. Celebrity Apex The […]

Carnival Cruise Line Addresses Gratuity Hike, Vaccine Rumors

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Carnival Cruise Line Brand Ambassador John Heald took time to address rumors about everything from a massive daily gratuity increase to all-inclusive cruises. “I Am Going to Deny This” The genial Heald said that when it came to the gratuity rumor, he wanted to “nip it in the bud.” He began by reading a letter […]

Cruise News Briefs – January 20, 2021 [VIDEO]


Royal Caribbean Group Sells Cruise Line Azamara, one of Royal Caribbean Group’s four cruise brands, has been sold to private equity firm Sycamore Partners in a $201 million cash deal. The firm’s current investment portfolio includes Belk, Coldwater Creek, Staples, Hot Topic, Pure Fishing, and Talbots.  The transaction is expected to close in the first […]