Scarlet Lady Arrives in New York City
After departing Portsmouth, England on September 3 for a transatlantic crossing, Virgin Voyages’ ship Scarlet Lady has officially arrived in New York City.
Last month the vessel sailed six “Summer Soiree” cruises through the English Channel from Portsmouth.
Now that Scarlet Lady is in the U.S., she will wait to begin a series of four and five-night voyages from Miami beginning in October.
Carnival Announces Casino Changes
Carnival Cruise Line has announced that as of September 11, only active players and their companions will be allowed into its onboard casinos fleetwide.
In keeping with the new policy, the line also stated that “seats at gaming tables and slot machines are reserved for players only.”
Smoking is no longer allowed in the casino, unless smokers are seating and actually playing.
Earlier this year, Carnival removed the casino bars on Carnival Vista and Horizon, replacing them with additional slot machines.
Now, all casino bars will be closed, and bar staff will deliver drinks to players.
Crystal Announces 132-Night Grand Voyage
Crystal Cruises has announced a 132-night Grand Voyage that will set sail from Miami on January 17 aboard Crystal Serenity.
The mainly Caribbean and Mediterranean itinerary is scheduled to visit 82 ports in 32 countries, and includes 11 overnight calls. 11 shorter cruise segments will also be offered, ranging from nine to 16 nights.
Bookings will open to the public on September 24, 2021.