Senators Launch ‘CRUISE Act’ Bill To Override CDC, Return Cruising By July 2021

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Senators from the states most impacted by the ban on cruise ships sailing from U.S. ports have introduced legislation that would override the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) regulations and allow cruising to begin again no later than July 4.  Florida Senators Rick Scott and Marco Rubio, along with Alaska Senator Dan Sullivan […]

Cunard Cruise Ship Captain Retires After 20 Years

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Cunard Captain Christopher Wells is retiring after a stellar 20-year career with Cunard, part of his 30 years spent working for different Carnival Corporation cruise lines. In recognition for his outstanding service, he has been awarded the rank of Commodore. Commodore Wells has spent the last 13 years leading the team aboard Cunard’s flagship, Queen Mary […]

AmaWaterways Announces Second 40+ Night River Cruise

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After an overwhelming response to the launch of its first-ever 46-night Seven River Journey Through Europe, AmaWaterways has announced a second Seven River Journey — this time in spring 2023. The new 45-night itinerary will offer the opportunity for travelers to explore 14 different countries on three ships. The journey will depart on April 20, […]

Former FDA Commissioner Champions Return of Cruising

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A former Commissioner of the U.S. Food & Drug Administration says the robust health and safety protocols developed by the cruise industry might make sailing one of the safest forms of travel out there.  “I believe you can create a safe bubble around that experience, especially when you’re comparing it to other vacation experiences where […]

Cruise Radio News Briefs — April 13, 2021 [VIDEO]

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Alaska May Sue The CDC Following Florida’s announcement last week that it is suing the CDC in hopes that the agency will lift the ‘Conditional Sailing Order,’ Alaska may be next in line.  Of the possibility to sue, Alaska Governor Mike Dunleavy said Saturday “If we don’t get a positive dialogue this week, that’s a […]