Carnival & Royal Caribbean Assist Volcano Evacuation

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A Caribbean island’s volcano has put thousands of lives in jeopardy, and cruise ships from both Carnival Cruise Line and Royal Caribbean International are racing to try and help evacuate those directly in the line of literal fire. Which Carnival Ships Will Be Helping Out According to The Guardian, a red alert was declared for […]

Princess Cruises Wants Remote Workers On Its Ships

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Princess Cruises has announced that it will be leveraging new satellites for what it’s calling “super-charged internet connectivity,” and is now promoting its ships as the perfect “remote workstation” for virtual workers who need fast internet for their jobs. Upon its return to sailing, every ship in the Princess Cruises fleet will feature land-like connectivity […]

Disney Wish Reaches Next Construction Milestone

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Disney Cruise Line’s newest vessel Disney Wish reached a very special construction milestone today at the Meyer Werft shipyard in Germany. The keel of Disney Wish has now been laid, and it was marked by a traditional keel laying and coin ceremony. In addition, the line has announced that Captain Minnie Mouse will be featured […]

Florida Sues CDC, Demanding Cruise Ships Be Allowed To Sail

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With the support of Florida Governor Ron DeSantis, Attorney General Ashley Moody announced Thursday morning that she had filed a lawsuit demanding that the Centers for Disease Control lift the Conditional Sailing Order. “Florida Is Fighting Back” Following through on a threat he made several weeks ago, DeSantis said that his administration was moving forward […]

Royal Caribbean & Celebrity Cancel Most Cruises Through June 2021

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Sister lines Royal Caribbean International and Celebrity Cruises have both announced that they have now canceled voyages through June 30, 2021 — with some exceptions. Previously, both lines had suspended cruises through May 31. The cruises listed below are exceptions and will still be sailing before July. Royal Caribbean: Singapore cruises on Quantum of the Seas […]

Norwegian Cruise CEO’s $36M Payday Amid Shutdown

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While the cruise industry as a whole was suffering a loss of revenue, seeking loans, and looking for ways to defer payments, paperwork filed this week with the Securities and Exchange Commission shows that Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings CEO Frank Del Rio took home over $36 million in compensation last year. Breaking Down the Compensation […]

Cruise Industry Piles Pressure On CDC For Restart Path

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The cruise industry’s full-court press on the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to open up sailing from U.S. ports continued yesterday. Two key members of the Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) joined Royal Caribbean International’s SVP Sales, Trade Support and Service for her popular weekly ‘Coffee Talk’ update to travel advisors. CLIA’s Kelly […]

Cruise Radio News Briefs — April 8, 2021 [VIDEO]

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Virgin and Disney Cancel More Sailings Virgin Voyages has announced that it has canceled sailings from Miami on Scarlet Lady from July 4 to September 17, which effectively cancels the ship’s entire summer 2021 season.  And Disney Cruise Line has also canceled more voyages, officially suspended departures from the United States through June 2021. This […]