Norwegian Guests Won’t Be Restricted To Cruise Line Shore Excursions

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Norwegian Cruise Line passengers will now be able to purchase third-party shore excursions and explore ports on their own when its first ships set sail after the long pandemic shutdown. Most lines that have resumed operations in Europe and Asia over the past several months have limited passengers to ship-sponsored shore excursions — or none […]

UnCruise Adventures To Sail From Alaska Sooner Than Planned

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Small ship line UnCruise Adventures has announced that it will be making its cruising comeback in Alaska earlier than expected. Over the weekend, the line quickly modified three Pacific Northwest sailings after Washington state COVID-19 protocols affected departure dates. Instead of a cancellation, the company offered booked guests an alternative itinerary out of Juneau, Alaska, […]

Another American River Cruise Ship Set To Resume Sailings

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American Queen Steamboat Company has announced that its vessel American Empress, cruising the Columbia and Snake rivers, will resume sailings on June 14, 2021. The line’s first 2021 Pacific Northwest sailing will feature the popular Pacific Northwest Splendor itinerary from Spokane, Washington to Portland, Oregon. American Queen Steamboat Company is also reporting that its 2021 season is almost […]

Cruise Radio News Briefs — May 4, 2021 [VIDEO]

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Texas Port Holds Cruise Rally, Crew Members Receive Vaccinations A day after Carnival Breeze and Vista arrived in the Port of Galveston, the port hosted a rally to demonstrate how important cruising is to the Texas economy. Speakers included Carnival Cruise Line President Christine Duffy, Galveston Mayor Dr. Craig Brown, and the port’s CEO and Director […]