Carnival Cruise Ship Rescues Distressed Sailboat Passengers [VIDEO]

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A Carnival Cruise Line ship moved off-course early on Thursday, November 4 to rescue passengers who were adrift in a sailboat. Carnival Breeze was heading back towards Galveston, Texas around 1 am Thursday morning after a five-night cruise when officers picked up a mayday call and altered the vessel’s course to assist. According to YouTube user […]

Cruise News Today — November 4, 2021 [VIDEO]

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Norwegian Extends Vaccine Requirement Norwegian Cruise Line sent a letter out to booked guests on Wednesday detailing new vaccine requirements. Previously the line said that they new policy would be evaluated on January 1, 2022. The new guest email says vaccines will be required for everyone that is eligible for the foreseeable future. STORY: Norwegian Says Strict […]

Viking Announces 2023 Expedition Cruises, Including New Great Lakes Itinerary

Viking has revealed its 2023 season of expedition cruises, including a new two-week itinerary in the Great Lakes and additional voyages in North and South America. Great Lakes Debuting in June 2023, Viking’s new 15-day Great Lakes Collection itinerary will sail between Toronto, Canada and Duluth, Minnesota. The journey will take passengers through all five […]

Holland America Line Restarts Cruising from Florida

On Saturday afternoon, Holland America officially restarted voyages from the east coast when Nieuw Amsterdam sailed from Port Everglades for the first time with guests since the cruise industry shutdown. The fully-vaccinated ship departed with reduced capacity and headed for private island Half Moon Cay. From South Florida, Nieuw Amsterdam will sail a range of […]

Carnival Cruise Line Rolls Out Limited Pre-Cruise Testing — What You Need to Know

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For a limited time, Carnival Cruise Line is offering pre-cruise COVID-19 testing at its homeports, with restrictions. How Much Testing Will Cost In response to guests complaining that they were having difficulty securing pre-cruise testing within the narrow window during which it must be secured, Carnival Cruise Line is experimenting with testing at its homeports. […]

Cruise Line Says Strict Vaccination Policy Is Here to Stay, At Least For Now

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Norwegian Cruise Line says it will be requiring passengers to be vaccinated against COVID-19 for the foreseeable future. In a letter to booked guests, the line said, “Given existing public health concerns and our commitment to protect guests, crew and the communities we visit, we are extending our vaccination policy requirement indefinitely.” Norwegian original mandate […]