Judge Tells State Of Florida and CDC To Work Out Cruise Lawsuit via Mediation

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The State of Florida has lost its bid for an injunction that would have allowed cruises to begin immediately from its ports. District Court Judge Steven Merryday told the State of Florida and the U.S. Centers For Disease Control and Prevention to work out their differences through mandatory mediation, setting a June 1 deadline for […]

MSC Cruises Announces Baltic Sea Sailings Starting in July

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MSC Cruises announced today that it will be operating cruises from Germany to the Baltic Sea starting on July 3. MSC Seaview will be the first Seaside-class ship to operate in the Baltic Sea, with a brand-new itinerary for the region. The ship will homeport in Kiel, Germany until September, offering seven-night voyages to Visby, Sweden; […]

Viking’s Newest Ocean Cruise Ship Named and Welcomed to the Fleet

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Viking announced that its newest ocean ship, Viking Venus, was officially welcomed to the fleet on Monday with a celebration in the English Channel as she set sail on her inaugural cruise. As part of the event, the ship’s ceremonial godmother, British journalist and broadcaster Anne Diamond, offered a blessing of good fortune and safe […]

Cruise Radio News Briefs — May 18, 2021 [VIDEO]

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Carnival Cruise Line Still Planning on July Restart In an exclusive interview with NBC Nightly News’ Lester Holt, Carnival president Christine Duffy revealed that the line is still planning on a July restart. Duffy said that Carnival is in active discussions with the CDC again, and believes that the CDC now has the same goal as […]