After Dark Period, Royal Caribbean CEO Sees Sunny Days Ahead

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The cruise industry will face many challenges in the weeks and months to come as it emerges from an unprecedented shutdown and tens of billions of dollars in financial losses. But Royal Caribbean Group CEO Richard Fain says his company is firmly focused on a bright future. “We shouldn’t ignore the present challenges. We should […]

Cunard Announces 40 New ‘Grand Escape Voyages’

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Cunard has announced new “Grand Escape Voyages,” which begin in October 2021. New sailings in the series range from two to 40 nights long, offering travelers the chance to enjoy over 40 new cruises that visit 49 destinations in 2021 and 2022. All three of Cunard’s ships will operate these cruises, with several overnight port […]

Royal Caribbean Prepares to Pick Volunteers For Test Cruises

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If you’re one of the more than 350,000 cruise lovers who registered to volunteer for a Royal Caribbean International test sailing, your ship may be about to come in. The cruise line posted on Facebook that it will shortly begin picking randomly from its list of volunteers. They’ll receive a free two-night cruise during which […]

MSC Seashore to Feature NYC-Themed Areas, New Aft Lounge

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MSC Cruises’ upcoming flagship MSC Seashore will feature a series of activities and new entertainment venues, filled with the latest technology for awe-inspiring shows. Between activities and main stage shows, there will be 16 hours of entertainment to choose from each day on the ship. All of the onboard entertainment designed for adults has been developed […]

Viral Video Shows Irate Passenger Being Removed from Royal Caribbean Ship

An unvaccinated passenger who live-streamed her removal from Royal Caribbean’s Freedom of the Seas says that she and her traveling partner were the victims of a mix-up on the part of the cruise line. Why Her Video Went Viral Laura Angelo claims that she and her friend Valerie Murphy were given the wrong colored wrist […]

Norwegian Cruise Line Sues Florida Over Vaccine Passport Ban

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Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd. has filed a lawsuit challenging Florida’s ban on businesses requiring proof of COVID-19 vaccination. The world’s third-largest cruise line filed the suit against the state’s surgeon general Tuesday, asking for a preliminary injunction that would suspend legislation signed into law earlier this year by Governor Ron DeSantis. The law forbids […]