Could This Small Change in CDC’s Cruise Guidance Have Big Implications?

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Under increasing pressure from many directions, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) appears to be taking a closer look at some of the requirements for cruising to restart from U.S. ports. Could a recent change to the wording of a provision that rose troubling questions be seen as a sign that the agency […]

Cruise Radio News Briefs — April 12, 2021 [VIDEO]

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Ships Arrive to Rescue St. Vincent Residents Multiple cruise ships arrived at St. Vincent on Friday and Saturday in an effort to rescue residents as the island’s volcano erupted for the first time in decades. Several ships from Carnival and Royal Caribbean were able to pick up vaccinated residents and bring them to neighboring islands […]

How Alaska Hopes to Save the 2021 Cruise Season

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Faced with the “staggering impact” of a second straight year without cruise ships, Alaska may become the next state to sue the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). “If we don’t get a positive dialogue this week, that’s a real possibility because the decision will be crushing to Alaska,” Governor Mike Dunleavy said Saturday. […]

Icy Strait Point, Alaska: Cruise Port Overview

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It’s safe to say that you’ve never visited anywhere quite like Icy Strait Point. Although this is a privately-owned destination similar to the private islands many cruise lines visit, it is completely unique in nearly every regard. For one thing, it is Alaska native-owned and operated, with all of the profits helping support the Native […]

Carnival Cruise Line President Says CDC Details Lack Transparency

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In a lengthy interview with the hosts of a Florida-based morning show, Carnival Cruise Line President Christine Duffy addressed a wide range of issues relating to the resumption of sailings out of U.S. ports. Are Summer Sailings Possible? Duffy appeared on the This Week in South Florida broadcast to reiterate the importance of cruising being […]