Battle Brewing Between Cruise Lines and CDC Over Shutdown

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A year into the shutdown which has crippled the industry, it looks as if the gloves may be coming off. After months of having deferred to the Centers for Disease Control and their various orders, cruise line officials and their advocates are in essence declaring “enough is enough” and asking that action be taken. “That’s […]

Cruise CEO: The Industry Has Proven It Can Operate Safely

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The cruise industry has proven that it can safely operate even as a pandemic continues to impact countries around the world. That’s the firm contention of Royal Caribbean Group CEO Richard Fain, who was asked by a travel advisor to describe the “key learnings” achieved during a full year of industry disruption. With close to […]

CLIA To CDC: Cruise Lines Are Ready to Sail Again In The U.S.

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Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) is calling on the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to allow a phased resumption of cruise operations from U.S. ports by July 1.  The time frame coincides with President Biden’s forecast for when the United States will be “closer to normal.” “The lack of any action by the […]

Cruise Radio News Briefs — March 24, 2021 [VIDEO]

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Royal Caribbean Nassau Bookings Open, Announces Bermuda Cruises As of today, Royal Caribbean’s roundtrip cruises from Nassau aboard Adventure of the Seas are open for booking. The first voyage will set sail on June 12, 2021. The itinerary includes a long-requested call — two back-to-back days at Royal’s private island, Perfect Day at CocoCay, as well […]

Around the World Cruises: Features, Recommendations, Tips

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For those who want to swim and lie on the beach, visit several countries for a short vacation, they have long come up with such a type of vacation as sea cruises. Initially, only rich people could afford to travel on snow-white liners and ferries, but those days are already in the past. Nowadays, there […]

Norwegian Cancels Cruises on Five Ships, Teases Exciting News

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Norwegian Cruise Line has announced that it has canceled select sailings aboard five of its cruise ships: Norwegian Encore, Jewel, Jade, Gem, and Joy. In an email to travel advisors, the line said that it continues to “evaluate the viability of sailing select itineraries aboard the various vessels within our fleet” and that “this was […]