AmaWaterways Reveals 2023 River Cruise Schedule

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River line AmaWaterways has announced its 2023 Europe river cruise schedule, a full seven months ahead of when it normally releases future itineraries. A record level of bookings in March confirmed strong pent-up demand for river cruising, leading the line to release these new voyages early. “Reservations for our 2022 season are the strongest we have […]

CDC Raises Warning, Advises Against Traveling to Bahamas

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As the Bahamas prepares to welcome back cruise ships in less than two months, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control is telling travelers to “avoid all travel” to the island destination. In a new update today, the CDC raised its warning to “Level 4: Very High Level of COVID-19 in the Bahamas.” The updated advice […]

Cruise Line CEO: ‘Our Dialogue With The CDC Has Improved’

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In his weekly update video for travel advisors, Royal Caribbean Group Chairman and CEO Richard Fain had an optimistic message for viewers. “Recently… the pace of progress has accelerated and I thought it might be helpful if I presented my perspective on the current state of play all in one place,” he began. “You all […]

Cruise Radio News Briefs — April 19, 2021 [VIDEO]

Norwegian Airs New ‘Embark’ Episode Norwegian Cruise Line outlined some of its new embarkation and dining protocols on its newly launched docuseries called Embark that aired last week. At embarkation, online check-in will be mandatory with every guest having their pulse, temperature, and blood oxygen level checked before walking on the ship. The cruise line […]

Cruise Port Overview: Portland, Maine

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Situated on a peninsula on Casco Bay in southern Maine about 100 miles north of Boston, Portland is Maine’s most populous city and a highlight of New England cruises. Cruise ships dock at either the Portland Ocean Terminal (Maine State Pier) or the Ocean Gateway Terminal and both are located right along Portland’s historic waterfront. […]