Carnival’s Challenge to CDC: Mid-Summer Sailings?

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Only hours after Carnival Cruise Line hinted that it might consider sailings its ships from ports outside the jurisdiction of the Centers for Disease Control, that agency appeared to reconsider its stance. NEWS [APRIL 8, 2021]: Florida Files Lawsuit Against CDC and Federal Government Carnival’s Big Move As other lines announced plans to sail from […]

Seabourn Announces 2021 Summer Cruises From Greece

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Together with the Government of Greece, ultra-luxury line Seabourn is developing plans to restart operations out of Athens beginning July 3, 2021. Seabourn Ovation will sail roundtrip seven-night cruises that explore historic ports throughout the Greek Isles. There will be two itineraries to choose from: the first will visit Agios Nikolaos, Rhodes, Mykonos, Nafplion, and Cyprus. […]

Carnival Cruise Line Cancels All Sailings Through June 30, 2021

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Only days after the Centers for Disease Control handed down its latest guidance, Carnival Cruise Line announced that it will be canceling all cruises until at least July 1, 2021. Previously, Carnival had all sailings canceled through May 31, 2021. Unlike other lines that have announced plans to position some ships in foreign homeports, Carnival […]

Viking Announces Summer 2021 Bermuda & Iceland Cruises

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In March, Viking announced that it would be operating a series of cruises around the UK this summer aboard its newest ocean vessel, Viking Venus. Those sailings sold out within a week. Now, the line has announced two more cruise destinations beginning in June 2021 — Bermuda and Iceland. In addition, two more UK sailings have […]

Overview: Cruise Lines That Are Sailing in Summer 2021

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If you’re looking to book a cruise for this summer, you definitely have options, and thanks to the rapidly-changing situation with the Centers for Disease Control, there are very likely to be more on the horizon. While most of the cruises currently available will require you to fly to a port outside the United States, […]

Norwegian Cruise Line Announces July, August 2021 Sailings

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There’s no certainty as to when cruises will be permitted to depart again from U.S. ports. But one thing is clear — Norwegian Cruise Line will begin sailing again in July.  The good news: Norwegian Cruise Line has announced summer sailings onboard three of its ships. The bad news: You’ll have to fly to Europe […]

Cruise Radio News Briefs — April 6, 2021 [VIDEO]

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Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Submits Restart Paperwork On Monday morning, Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings president Frank Del Rio submitted restart paperwork to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control.  Some of the new protocols outlined include the requirement for all cruisers and crew to be vaccinated, and implementing a limited restart with 60 percent capacity.  A […]