Princess Cancels More Cruises in North America & The Mediterranean

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Due to ongoing international travel restrictions, Princess Cruises has announced that it has canceled the following cruises: California Coast and Mexico sailings on Ruby Princess through August 21, 2021 Caribbean voyages on Caribbean Princess through August 21, 2021 The remaining 2021 Mediterranean season on Enchanted Princess Princess is continuing its discussion with various United States and Canadian government officials to […]

New CDC Guidance Says Vaccinated Cruisers Can Eat Outside Mask-Free & More

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Al fresco dining is going to be a hot ticket when cruises resume from the U.S.  Newly updated guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) says fully vaccinated passengers can now enjoy a meal or a few drinks outdoors “without wearing a mask except in crowded settings.” However, unvaccinated passengers will still […]

Two More Carnival Cruise Ships Arriving Into Port For Crew Vaccinations

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As part of its ongoing movement toward the resumption of cruising, two more Carnival Cruise Line ships are arriving into United States homeports this week so that their crew members can, if they choose, be vaccinated. Carnival Liberty and Sensation Take the Next Steps On Wednesday morning, Carnival Liberty arrived in Port Canaveral, Florida to […]

No Masks Required For Perfect Day At CocoCay Cruise Ship Visits

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It’s no fun wearing a mask at the beach, so it was good news when Royal Caribbean SVP Sales Vicki Freed announced today that masks will not be required during the two-day stop at private destination Perfect Day at CocoCay during seven-night Adventure of the Seas sailings from Nassau this summer. The first sailing departs […]

Sea Cloud Cruises Takes Delivery of New Sailing Ship

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Germany-based Sea Cloud Cruises has announced that its new sailing ship, Sea Cloud Spirit, has officially been delivered from the shipyard in Vigo, Spain. The vessel has passed all her necessary tests, and the 10-night Mediterranean maiden voyage is set for September 14, 2021. Sea Cloud Spirit will spend the fall in the western Mediterranean before […]

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

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Carnival Cruise Line Cancels More Sailings Carnival Cruise Line has canceled sailings on all but three of its ships through August 1. The only vessels that may still sail in July are Carnival Vista and Breeze from Galveston, and Carnival Horizon from Miami. The cancellation comes after the latest update from the CDC, which has earned […]

American River Line Seeks to Hire Hundreds of Crew Members

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United States-based river line American Queen Steamboat Company has announced that it is currently hiring over 200 officers and crew members nationwide over the next two months. The U.S.-flagged cruise line is re-launching its vessel American Empress in the Pacific Northwest on June 14 for a nearly sold-out season, and the American Queen will return to service on the […]

Norwegian Prima Dining, Itineraries, & Outdoor Spaces Revealed

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Norwegian Cruise Line has announced new details on its recently-announced ship, Norwegian Prima. The vessel will be the first of six ships in the new Prima Class, the first new class of ships for the line in nearly 10 years. Norwegian Prima will be 142,500 gross tons, and able to accommodate 3,215 passengers at double occupancy — […]