Vaccinations are Leading the Rise in Future Cruise Bookings

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With new COVID infections declining in many states and more than 1.5 million Americans receiving vaccinations daily, Royal Caribbean Group is expressing optimism that the company — and the cruising business around the world — “is getting closer to the other side of this.” Michael Bayley, President and CEO of Royal Caribbean International, says the […]

5 Things to See and Do in Florence, Italy

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Florence is one of the most beautiful cities in Italy. It is also the capital of Tuscany, a region located in central Italy. The city is densely populated and offers a lot of scenic locations and attractions that draw tourists throughout the year. It also has some of the most exquisite architecture that takes you […]

It’s Time for Cruise Lines to Be Transparent


For months now, all of the major cruise lines have asked would-be passengers to be patient while they worked through everything from the implementation of protocols to dealings with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. They’ve spoken to us in vague terms about what progress has been made, insisting that when they have answers, […]

Mardi Gras Planning: Must-Have Reservation on Carnival’s New Ship

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With Carnival’s newest ship, Mardi Gras, set to sail soon, future passengers are starting to excitedly plan their voyages. One big question: With so many options when it comes to dining, what are the must-do hot spots and which should I make sure to reserve in advance? Put a Smile On Your Face and Your […]

Cruise Radio News Briefs — February 22, 2021 [VIDEO]

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Crystal Cruises to Require Guest Vaccinations Crystal Cruises is the latest line that has announced it’ll require all guests to have the COVID-19 vaccine. Passengers will need to be fully vaccinated at least 14 days prior to sailing, and provide proof before embarking the ship. Currently, all Crystal cruises are canceled through at least May 2021. […]