Carnival Details Vaccine Protocols for Summer Sailings from Galveston

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Editor’s Note: An earlier version of this story indicated that guests aboard ships sailing out of Galveston might be required to wear masks at times while onboard. This information came directly from Carnival’s website, which currently reads “Face masks for all forms of transportation are still required by the CDC; however, protocols are evolving and […]

Celebrity Millennium Trip Report, Day 1: Ready to Cruise

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Editor’s Note: Last week, our correspondent journeyed from the United States to St. Maarten in preparation for her first cruise in over a year. We took you through every step of the process right up until the big moment. At long last, she was ready to step aboard…  Crossing the gangway, my boarding pass was […]

Great Stirrup Cay’s Lighthouse to Get an Ocean-Themed Makeover

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In honor of World Oceans Day, Norwegian Cruise Line has donated $25,000 to the Guy Harvey Ocean Foundation. In addition, the line announced that the world-renowned artist will create a custom masterpiece that will wrap the lighthouse on its private island in the Bahamas, Great Stirrup Cay. The donation is part of a continued partnership […]

PHOTOS: Welcoming Carnival’s Mardi Gras to Port Canaveral

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Carnival Cruise Line’s new ship Mardi Gras officially arrived to her new home in Port Canaveral, Florida on Friday. The vessel arrived to the United States to much celebration, with thousands of fans and members of the media at and around the port to catch a glimpse of Carnival’s largest ship to date. The cruise line held […]

Another Cruise Ship Cleared to Sail From Florida

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Celebrity Cruises has announced another ship that will be sailing from the U.S. to the Caribbean this summer. Celebrity Equinox has now been approved by the CDC to sail from Fort Lauderdale, and is set to begin cruises starting July 25, 2021. It will follow Celebrity Edge‘s departure from the U.S. this month, on June 26, 2021. […]

Carnival Names Four Cruise Directors For U.S. Restart

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Carnival Cruise Line has announced who the cruise directors will be on four of its cruise ships, as the company ramps up its return to sea from three United States homeports. Carnival Cruise Directors Jonathan “Cookie” Adams on Carnival Breeze from Galveston Kyndall Magyar on Carnival Vista from Galveston Chris Salazar on Carnival Horizon from […]

Cruise News Today — June 8, 2021 [VIDEO]

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MSC Cruises Announces U.S. Restart Dates Yet another cruise line has announced its plan to resume sailings from U.S. ports. MSC Cruises is scheduled to operate two ships from Florida this summer, following CDC approval of its phase 2A port agreements for PortMiami and Port Canaveral. MSC Meraviglia has been approved for a simulated sailing […]

Celebrity Millennium Trip Report, Part 1: Getting There is Half the Battle

Editor’s note: Cruising is back, and we’re excited to be bringing you trip reports from onboard Celebrity Millennium. In the coming days, we’ll be talking about everything from the health and safety protocols the cruise line has put in place to how cruising has changed in the age of social distancing. But first, because this […]