Another Major U.S. Cruise Company Loosens Vaccine Requirements

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On the heels of Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings announcing it was relaxing vaccination protocols in early September, Royal Caribbean Group (RCL) followed suit on Wednesday evening, with certain restrictions. This includes Royal Caribbean International and Celebrity Cruises. The company’s third cruise brand, Silversea Cruises, has not changed the protocols on its website at the time of […]

NCL Announces ‘Evolution of Innovation’ Series

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Norwegian Cruise Line has announced its latest EMBARK with NCL video series, called “The Evolution of Innovation.” The three-part program will showcase the history of cruising, as well as the cruise line’s 55-year legacy of creating vacation experiences at sea. With just a few weeks away from the debut of Norwegian Prima, “The Evolution of […]

Carnival Cruise: Try Verifly Milestone for Travel

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Carnival Cruise Line announced today that one million of its cruise guests have now utilized the VeriFLY app, a secure and free smartphone application that allows vaccinated passengers to easily submit their health screening information. “Helping one million people to simplify the process of starting their vacation is a great milestone to reach, but it’s […]

Royal Caribbean’s Icon-Class Ship Creation

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Construction on Royal Caribbean International’s first Icon-class ship, Icon of the Seas, is well underway. To give cruise fans a glimpse into the process of making a brand-new class of ships come to life, the line is launching a new video series called “Making an Icon.” The monthly videos will start this month, in advance […]

Why You’ll Pay More For Your Next Norwegian Cruise

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When you go to book your upcoming Norwegian Cruise Line vacation, expect to pay more than you have in the past. And once on board, there’s a good chance you’ll wind up spending more in the shops, casinos, and restaurants, too, especially if you made pre-cruise purchases. Norwegian Cruise Line Prices to Remain High During […]

Virgin Voyages Updates Ship Arrival and Departure Times From Port

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Virgin Voyages has announced that, based on feedback from guests and their travel agents, it is making adjustments to arrival and departure times in various ports for the remainder of the 2022 season. Caribbean Cruises Instead of departing at 7 pm in PortMiami, the ship will now depart at 6 pm. It will also depart […]

Cruise News Today — August 10, 2022 [VIDEO]

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Holland America Team Member Goes Missing Off the Coast of Alaska An employee from Holland America’s Koningsdam went missing off the coast of Juneau, Alaska late Monday night. A statement from the cruise line reads: “A team member on Koningsdam was reported missing shortly after the ship departed Juneau, Alaska, after 10 p.m. August 8. A review […]

Crew Member Goes Overboard on Alaska Cruise, Search Suspended

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A crew member aboard Holland America Line’s ship ms Koningsdam went missing off the coast of Alaska after 10 pm on Monday, August 8. A statement from the cruise line reads: “A team member on Koningsdam was reported missing shortly after the ship departed Juneau, Alaska, after 10 p.m. August 8. A review of closed-circuit […]