Cruise News Today — November 15, 2021 [VIDEO]

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Carnival Fleet to Be Back in Service By Mid-March Carnival Cruise Line has announced that its entire fleet will be back in service by mid-March 2022.  More ships that now have return dates include Carnival Sensation from Mobile on March 5, Ecstasy from Jacksonville on March 7, and Paradise from Tampa on March 12.  In […]

Rotterdam Trip Report, Day 3: Checking Out the Entire Cruise Ship

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It’s funny how things change. I’ve been cruising since I was a kid, and there was nothing I disliked more than sea days growing up. They were incredibly dull to me. In fact, in college and for a few years after, I’d book cruises based on how many port days the ship had. Fast forward […]

Norwegian Changes Pre-Cruise COVID Testing Policy in January

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In January, Norwegian Cruise Line is changing its pre-cruise COVID testing policy. Currently, booked guests have to test twice before sailing, once before the cruise and once at the terminal. The change will require guests only to be tested before arriving at the terminal. A letter to booked guests says, “While in the past we […]

Odyssey of the Seas Christened in Port Everglades

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Royal Caribbean’s newest Quantum Ultra-class ship has officially been christened. Odyssey of the Seas was named and blessed during a ceremony on Saturday in Port Everglades, Florida. The event was presided over by the vessel’s godmother, Bahamian paratriathlete, and mother of two Erin Brown. Brown was joined for the occasion by Royal Caribbean Group Chairman and […]

Norwegian Cruise Line Resumes Sailings from Port Canaveral

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Port Canaveral saw its first Norwegian Cruise Line ship return to service over the weekend when Norwegian Escape resumed sailings from Central Florida. Escape is now the eighth ship to return to cruising in the 17-ship fleet. “We have welcomed back more than 110,000 guests worldwide as part of our global redeployment efforts,” said Harry […]

Carnival Cruise Line Sails from Tampa After 20 Months

Aerial view of Carnival Pride in Grand Cayman

After 20 months, the Port of Tampa Bay is seeing its first Carnival cruise ship. Carnival Pride resumed service from the Gulf port on Sunday with a seven-night Western Caribbean cruise. Pride has been in service for two months, first launching service in September from Baltimore. Carnival Legend has since replaced Pride in the mid-Atlantic. […]