Royal Caribbean’s Rules & Fees for Unvaccinated

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As Royal Caribbean is preparing to begin sailing out of U.S. ports in general and Florida in particular, it has been informing passengers what they can expect… including the protocols and fees which will be put in place for unvaccinated guests. Vaccinations “Strongly Recommended” But Not Required In a letter to travel partners with clients […]

Princess Cruises Details U.S. Restart With Eight Ships in 2021

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Following collaboration with government officials and evolving guidance from the CDC, Princess Cruises has announced more ships, dates, and itineraries for its return to sailing in the United States. Starting up between September 25 and November 28, cruises onboard eight of the line’s MedallionClass ships will bring passengers to the Caribbean, Panama Canal, Mexico, Hawaii, […]

Celebrity Millennium Day 6: Entertainment & Sun

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So, what is there to do for cruisers on Celebrity Millennium, now sailing Caribbean voyages from St. Maarten? If you go, what about entertainment? What onboard shows and activities are offered?  Group member Susan J. Young, a travel writer, sailed on Celebrity Millennium last week and talked with guests who attended many entertainment programs and […]

MSC’s U.S. Sailings: Protocols for All Passengers

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MSC Cruises is about to begin operating out of both Miami and Port Canaveral, and while vaccinations will not be required, those who are unvaccinated will face stricter on-board protocols. Unvaccinated Guests Will Have to Buy Insurance Among the protocols in place for unvaccinated passengers (or those who, for whatever reason, choose not to provide […]

Disney Cruise Line Details 2022 Halloween & Christmas Voyages

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Disney Cruise Line has announced its special Halloween and Christmas cruises for the 2022 fall and winter seasons. Halloween on the High Seas and Very Merrytime Cruises will be offered across the fleet, and include the first fall season for the line’s newest ship, Disney Wish. Sailings will depart from Florida, New York, Texas, and California, […]

CDC Shifts Cruise Warning to Focus on Unvaccinated

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As the cruise industry moves ever closer to resuming sailings out of North American ports, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has changed the language of its warning regarding the industry. Now, rather than warning that cruise ships present a “very high” risk for all travelers, the agency says they present “high” risk to […]

Cruise News Today — June 17, 2021 [VIDEO]

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Steel Cut For New Royal Caribbean Ship The first steel has been cut for the first ship in Royal Caribbean’s new Icon Class. Fittingly, the line has revealed that the initial vessel of three will be named Icon of the Seas. The ceremony was held at Meyer Turku shipyard in Finland, where Royal Caribbean’s first liquefied natural gas-powered […]