Cruise Passenger Attacked, Killed By Shark While Snorkeling In the Bahamas

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Royal Caribbean Group (RCL) confirmed Tuesday that one of its guests had been killed following a shark attack in the Bahamas. Where the Shark Attack Took Place One family’s vacation was marred by tragedy when a 58-year-old woman was attacked by a bull shark while on a snorkeling excursion. The incident occurred at a popular […]

Viking Launches First Mississippi River Ship in Minnesota

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Luxury cruise line Viking has launched its first custom-built Mississippi River ship. Viking Mississippi welcomed her first guests at Lambert’s Landing in downtown St. Paul, Minnesota on Saturday for a seven-night southbound cruise to St. Louis, Missouri. The inaugural sailing closely follows the debut of another Viking river vessel in late August — its second ship […]

Caribbean Island Drops Testing Requirement For Vaccinated Cruise Passengers

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The Caribbean island of Barbados has announced new port entry guidelines for those visiting via cruise ship. Embarkation Barbados requires each cruise line to conduct health assessments of travelers prior to embarkation, which includes questions to identify symptoms that indicate a traveler’s health status. Visitors will also be required to follow their cruise line’s testing […]

Seabourn Details Design Features on Newly-Launched Expedition Ship

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Luxury cruise line Seabourn launched its first expedition ship back in July, Seabourn Venture. Now, the cruise line has released details on the design of some of the ship’s spaces, which were imagined by hospitality interiors atelier Tihany Design. Let by founder Adam Tihany and Managing Partner Alessia Genova, the boutique atelier has crafted hotel […]

Carnival Cruise Line’s Second Excel-Class Ship Begins Sea Trials

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It’s another step closer to delivery for Carnival Celebration. Carnival Cruise Line’s brand ambassador John Heald announced on Monday morning that the vessel has officially begun her sea trials — a series of maneuvers and tests that a ship must go through and pass before it can be delivered to the cruise line. In a post […]