Cruise Industry Celebrates International Day of the Seafarer

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June 25 is International Day of the Seafarer, and the Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) is celebrating with the cruise industry around the world. This year’s theme for the special occasion is “Fair Future for Seafarers.” Employing a global workforce, crew members on board cruise ships around the world are the foundation of the cruise […]

Celebrity Apex Trip Report, Day 3: Mykonos and Celebrity Flights

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Editor’s Note: Recently, our correspondent journeyed from the United States to Athens, Greece in preparation for Celebrity Apex’s inaugural voyage. Here’s her trip report for day 3 of the sailing, where she visited Mykonos, Greece and talks about Celebrity’s flight package deals. My day dawned with much anticipation as my shore excursion for today would immerse […]

Carnival’s New Muster Drill & Dining Teasers

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Carnival Cruise Line continued to roll out details about what guests can expect once sailings resume. On Friday morning, Brand Ambassador John Heald informed his Facebook followers of one very big change: “There will be no more large gathering safety briefings,” he shared. How Carnival’s New Muster Drill Works The age-old process in which passengers […]

Cruise News Today — June 25, 2021 [VIDEO]

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Positive Case Reported on Adventure of the Seas Royal Caribbean has reported that two guests on Adventure of the Seas’ second sailing from Nassau have tested positive for COVID-19. The passengers are both under 16 years old and unvaccinated; they tested positive after routine testing that is required before returning home. Close contacts and those in […]

Carnival Bookings Soar 45% As Cruisers See Better Days Ahead

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As optimism for a successful return to service continues to grow, Carnival Corporation rode a wave of new bookings in the second quarter, up 45 percent from the first three months of its fiscal year.  In an earnings call with financial analysts, CEO Arnold Donald said “the path and the trend is clear — there […]