Another Carnival Corp. Ship Resumes Cruises From Italy

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Costa Cruises has announced that its ship Costa Luminosa set sail again on May 16 from the port of Trieste, Italy. The vessel will become the line’s second ship this year to resume operations, and the first to restart voyages in the Adriatic Sea and around Greece. In addition to embarkation in Trieste, Luminosa’s one-week itinerary includes visits […]

Cruise Radio News Briefs — May 17, 2021 [VIDEO]

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Mardi Gras Godmother Named Carnival Cruise Line’s newest ship Mardi Gras officially has a godmother. Miss Dominican Republic Kimberly Jimenez was named as godmother of the ship during the live broadcast of the MISS UNIVERSE competition, where she also received the Spirit of Carnival award for embodying the cruise line’s values of fun, friendship, diversity, […]

MSC’s Upcoming Ship Boasts New Bars & Restaurants

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The rules for a cruising restart from U.S. ports continue to evolve, with the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) adding two new guidelines for cruise ship companies to follow. The good news is that the new guidelines will reduce testing requirements for fully vaccinated passengers. As well, with the changes coming just […]

New Norwegian Cruise Ship Boasts Record-Breaking Sales

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Norwegian Cruise Line has announced that its newly-revealed ship, Norwegian Prima, is now the line’s most in-demand ship ever, with record bookings on the first day and week of sales. Voyages on Norwegian Prima will begin August 2022, and the ship will visit a variety of destinations during her inaugural season including northern Europe, the Caribbean, and Bermuda. The […]

Royal Caribbean Pulls Odyssey Out Of Israel As Violence Increases

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It should have been a celebration of Israel’s world-leading COVID-19 vaccination success. But an outburst of violence in the region has caused Royal Caribbean International to cancel a series of cruises from Haifa that were set to begin in just two weeks. The brand-new Odyssey of the Seas was preparing to welcome fully-vaccinated Israelis on […]