U.S. Travel Association, Florida Governor Seek Path To Reopening Travel

Spring break is looking more like a spring bust for the beleaguered U.S. travel industry for a second straight year, but with vaccinations rising and COVID-19 cases dropping, politicians and industry representatives are calling for more certainty on when travel — including cruising — can safely ramp up. Just 12 percent of Americans are planning […]

MSC Cruises Announces Two Brand-New Specialty Restaurants

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MSC Cruises has announced the different dining options that will be available on its newest ship, MSC Virtuosa, which includes two brand-new specialty restaurants. Hola! Tacos & Cantina This new fast-casual street food dining concept will offer a variety of Latin American and Mexican-inspired dishes and drinks to be shared and enjoyed in a relaxed […]

Watch: Odyssey of the Seas’ Conveyance From Shipyard to Sea [VIDEO]

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Royal Caribbean International has released a video on its newest ship, Odyssey of the Seas, departing the Meyer Werft shipyard in Germany and heading down the Ems River and out to the North Sea. During the journey up the river, the ship sailed through two bridges and over an autobahn tunnel. For a vessel as […]

Cruise Radio News Briefs — March 5, 2021 [VIDEO]

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Cozumel Might Become a Homeport The mayor of Cozumel has announced that the Mexican island is in discussion with Royal Caribbean to possibly homeport a ship there. Royal Caribbean said that if there still hasn’t been a decision to sail by April, Cozumel will be a homeport starting in May. Cozumel’s mayor said “We were […]