Cruise Podcast: 2022 Voyager of the Seas Review + Cruise News

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A review of a 10-night cruise on Royal Caribbean’s Voyager of the Seas. This was a Baltic cruise from Northern Europe that was very port-intensive. We get a bow-to-stern review of the cruise ship and the itinerary. Richard Has Cruise News: CDC drops cruise ship program for cruise ships One cruise line takes a public […]

Keel Laid For Carnival’s Third Excel Class Cruise Ship

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The keel has been laid for Carnival Cruise Line’s third Excel-class ship, Carnival Jubilee, marking a big milestone as construction continues at the Meyer Werft shipyard in Germany. The vessel is scheduled to begin sailing from the gulf port of Galveston, Texas in 2023. At the keel laying ceremony, Carnival Cruise Line President Christine Duffy […]

Disney Cruise Line to Sail From Port Everglades & West Coast in Fall 2023

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Disney Cruise Line has announced its fall 2023 schedule, which includes voyages from Florida, California, and New York City — including a brand-new homeport for the company. As well, Halloween on the High Seas cruises will return from mid-September through October. During these special holiday sailings, guests will enjoy themed food and beverages, celebrate the season […]

What Does CDC’s New Cruise Guidance Mean For You — And What Happens Next?

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As expected, this week the Centers for Disease Control released new guidance for cruise lines on everything from pre-cruise testing to vaccination requirements, following the announcement that it was discontinuing its COVID-19 Program for Cruise Ships. Now, passengers are waiting to see exactly how each individual line will react to the latest development and what […]

Cruise News Today — July 21, 2022 [VIDEO]

Port Canaveral Celebrates Busiest Week Ever Port Canaveral celebrated its busiest cruise passenger week ever earlier this month. Last week, the port welcomed 107,000 passengers — the most in its history since Canaveral got into the cruise industry in 1964. That’s the third week so far this year where the port welcomed over 100,000 travelers — the […]

Virgin Voyages Drops Testing, Lets 10 Percent Unvaccinated Sail

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In response to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention discontinuing its COVID-19 Program for Cruise Ships, Virgin Voyages is dropping its requirement for pre-cruise testing. In a press release, the line said that it has ” responded immediately to the CDC’s decision to discontinue their voluntary COVID-19 Program for Cruise Ships and will mirror […]