Royal Caribbean Loosens Mask Policy, Allows Casino Smoking Again

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As the surge of the Omicron variant winds down, Royal Caribbean International has announced that it is reverting its protocols back to how they were before the sharp rise in cases. No More Masks in Vaccinated-Only Venues When the line resumed sailings, it required that masks be worn in indoor public areas by all passengers […]

Silversea Reveals $48,400 Grand Voyage on Upcoming Flagship

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Silversea Cruises has announced a brand-new 71-day Grand Voyage to Central and South America aboard its upcoming flagship Silver Nova. Setting sail on January 4, 2024, guests will visit 38 destinations in 18 countries. And for the first time — and for all Grand Voyages after this — the cruise fare will include business-class flights. The […]

Themed Sailings & Savings: Cruise Line’s Exciting Rebrand

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As Bahamas Paradise Cruise Line prepares for its April rebranding to Margaritaville at Sea, the brand has announced a lineup of promotions and themed sailings to say goodbye to the ship as Grand Classica. Super Boat: Game Day Watch Party To celebrate the Super Bowl on February 13, Bahamas Paradise will host a watch party […]

Cruise Line Reportedly Releases Shoreside Staff, Total Shutdown Imminent

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A shutdown seems imminent for Crystal Cruises, as the luxury cruise line has let go of nearly all of its remaining employees — including all of the shoreside ones — in the wake of parent company Genting Hong Kong running out of cash. What’s Next For Crystal Cruises? On Tuesday evening, unconfirmed reports surfaced from […]

Spectrum of the Seas’ Remaining Hong Kong Season Canceled

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Royal Caribbean International has canceled the remainder of its cruise season in Hong Kong through mid-March 2022. The news comes after the line continually extended its pause there in two-week increments, starting in early January. “Following Hong Kong’s extension of COVID-19 prevention measures, Royal Caribbean has cancelled the remainder of its 2022 Hong Kong cruise-to-nowhere […]

Cruise News Today — February 9, 2022 [VIDEO]

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Norwegian Cruise Line Adjusts Protocols For the first time since restarting, Norwegian Cruise Line will now be allowing unvaccinated kids under 5 to sail effective March 1. The vaccine requirement remains in place for all guests 5 and older. On the same date, mask wearing will once again become optional. Since the line was sailing […]