U.S. Seeks Compromise With Canada To Save Alaska Cruise Season

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In an eleventh-hour attempt to save the 2021 Alaska cruising season, the U.S. House Transportation Committee has asked the Canadian government to facilitate a compromise solution. Canada recently extended its ban on passenger ships of more than 100 people from its waters and ports through February 2022.  The move came as a devastating blow for […]

Royal Caribbean’s Onboard Air System Deemed Safe For Passengers

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In collaboration with the University of Nebraska Medical Center, Royal Caribbean Group has announced today the results of an independent study on the transmission of aerosol particles through a ship’s heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) system. The company engaged the National Strategic Research Institute at the university to guide the cruise industry’s way forward […]

Carnival’s Update as Shutdown Anniversary Nears

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In a newly-released video, Carnival Cruise Line president Christine Duffy offered an update on where things stand as the industry approaches the one-year anniversary of the industry-wide shutdown. A Shift in Focus In the video, Duffy explained that there had been a shift in focus where the future of cruising is concerned. “As you know, […]

Cruise Radio News Briefs — February 26, 2021 [VIDEO]

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Cayman Islands May Limit Cruise Ships Post-Pandemic The Premier of the Cayman Islands has announced that the country will likely limit its number of cruise ships when cruising resumes. Previously, he also announced that ships will likely not be allowed to port there until 2022. He did stress that the country is not abandoning cruise […]