Royal Caribbean Announces U.S. Deployment For Six More Ships This Summer

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In addition to its previously-announced Alaska cruises this summer, Royal Caribbean has just announced return dates for voyages from Texas and Florida. Six of the line’s ships will begin sailing to the Caribbean and Bahamas from the U.S. in July and August. Royal’s comeback will kick off on July 2 in Miami, with Freedom of the […]

Carnival’s Newest Ship, Mardi Gras, Arrives at Port Canaveral

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Carnival Cruise Line’s new mega-ship Mardi Gras has officially arrived to her new home in Port Canaveral, Florida. The vessel departed Barcelona, Spain on May 21 and embarked on a 5,000 mile journey across the Atlantic over the course of two weeks. Early this morning, she pulled into the port as thousands of fans and members of […]

CDC Approves Test & Revenue Sailings on 11 Cruise Ships

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After months of being criticized for dragging its feet on a return-to-service plan for the cruise industry, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is finally moving full speed ahead, with 11 ships now approved for test sailings and revenue cruises. Two vessels have been approved to relaunch with paying passengers, an option available […]