Holland America and Princess Cancel More Select Cruises in 2021

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Both Holland America Line and Princess Cruises have announced that they have canceled additional cruises for select destinations. Holland America Line Holland America is extending its pause on European cruises through June 30, 2021. The suspension will impact voyages previously scheduled to depart in May and June aboard Nieuw Statendam, Volendam, and Westerdam, along with Collectors’ Voyages (back-to-back cruises […]

U.K. Gets Green Light to Start Cruises in May – Is the U.S. Next?

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In another positive sign towards the restart of the cruise industry, the U.K. has suggested that ‘domestic’ cruises between English ports could begin as early as May 17. As reported by The Independent, Maritime Minister Robert Courts told members of Parliament that the government is working to get domestic cruises up and running. He says […]

Royal Caribbean Cancels Most Cruises Through May 2021

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Royal Caribbean International has canceled most cruises through May 31, 2021, the line announced Tuesday. All cruises, with the exception of Quantum of the Seas sailings from Singapore, China sailings departing April 25, 2021 and beyond, and departures from Israel aboard Odyssey of the Seas, are canceled through May 31, 2021. Previously, cruises were canceled […]

Princess Reveals 2022-2023 South America & Antarctica Itineraries

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Today Princess Cruises announced its 2022-2023 South America and Antarctica schedule. Sapphire Princess will visit 19 destinations on six unique itineraries in the region. Antarctica & Cape Horn This itinerary will feature four days of cruising the Antarctica region and a special holiday sailing over Christmas and New Year’s. The 16-night cruise visits Santiago, Punta Arenas, Ushuaia, […]

Princess Cancels Cruises on Three Ships From Southampton

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Princess Cruises has announced that it has canceled several roundtrip sailings that were due to sail from Southampton, UK through September 25, 2021 on Sky, Regal, and Island Princess. The decision comes following the recent UK Government announcement on its four-step plan to ease lockdown and related international travel restrictions. If the plan goes accordingly, […]

Should Kids Take a Luxury Cruise?

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It’s a question we get frequently: Can kids take a luxury cruise? In most cases, the answer is yes, they can — but the question these parents need to ask is: SHOULD kids take a luxury cruise? While a luxury cruise isn’t designed or priced for kids, there may be some situations where it is […]

Cruise Radio News Briefs — March 9, 2021 [VIDEO]

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Virgin Voyages Names Third Ship Virgin Voyages has announced that its third ship will be named Resilient Lady, which seems very fitting for the current times.  The vessel is scheduled to debut in the Mediterranean in July 2022, offering two different 7-night itineraries from Athens, Greece. Resilient Lady will be the line’s second ship in […]