Which Cruise Lines Are Allowing Unvaccinated Guests to Sail?

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At long last, cruise lines are finally starting to drop their vaccine mandates and allow all passengers — inoculated or not — to sail on their ships. The big question is, what cruise lines allow unvaccinated guests to sail? It can be confusing to keep track of which lines require what, and in which regions […]

Small Ship Cruise Line to Return to Venice, Italy in 2023

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Luxury cruise line Azamara has announced that it is planning to return to Venice, Italy starting April 3, 2023 as part of its 12-night The Best of The Med Voyage. Starting in the spring, the line’s four-ship fleet will access the Venetian Lagoon ports of Chioggia and Fusina, allowing passengers easy access to stroll the […]

Celebrity Cruise Ship Completes First Season Sailing From Boston

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As Celebrity Summit prepares to reposition to Miami for her fall and winter Caribbean season, Celebrity Cruises wrapped up a successful first season homeporting in Boston. The vessel operated four 10, 11, and 12-night cruises that sailed the northeast coastline, visiting ports in Maine and Canada. “Our first season homeporting in Boston was an absolutely […]

Cruise News Today — October 18, 2022 [VIDEO]

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Icon of the Seas Reveal This Week On Thursday, Royal Caribbean will reveal information about the mysterious Icon of the Seas that’s currently under construction in Finland. The cruise line sent out a Save the Date to travel partners on Monday, teasing a reveal on Thursday morning at 10 am.  Little details are known about Icon, […]

Carnival Cruise Line Ships by Size: Largest to Smallest

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Carnival Cruise Line currently has 23 ships, and they range wildly in size: from 70,000 all the way up to 180,000 gross registered tons. With eight classes of Carnival cruise ships, it can be confusing to track how old each vessel is, how big they are, and what amenities are available on each one. To […]

Carnival Cruise Line Cracks Down on Deck Chair Hogs

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Carnival Cruise Line is making moves to further crack down on passengers who attempt to “reserve” lounge chairs on the deck by leaving items in them and then disappearing for long periods of time. The cruise line has updated the FAQ section of its website to say what it will do to prevent guests from […]

Second Virgin Voyages Cruise Ship Headed to U.S. For The First Time

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Virgin Voyages’ second cruise ship, Valiant Lady, is now en route to the United States for the first time. The vessel set sail on Sunday on a two-week transatlantic cruise from Barcelona, Spain to Miami, Florida. It’s set to arrive in Miami on October 30th, marking its first-ever visit to the U.S. Valiant Lady‘s official […]

Carnival Ecstasy Retires After 31 Years with Carnival Cruise Line

After sailing with Carnival Cruise Line for the past 31 years, Carnival Ecstasy is officially out of service. On Saturday, the ship debarked guests at the Alabama Cruise Terminal for the final time. The final cruise was a five-night voyage to Cozumel and Progreso, Mexico, along with two sea days. Sailing on the final revenue […]

Holland America Ship Departs on 150th Anniversary Transatlantic Crossing

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Holland America’s Rotterdam VII departing the city of Rotterdam, the Netherlands on October 15th on its historic 150th anniversary transatlantic crossing. The 15-day journey recreates Holland America’s maiden voyage of Rotterdam I that departed the city 150 years ago today. It’ll follow the path of that first sailing to New York City, with calls at […]

The Ritz-Carlton’s First Cruise Ship Finally Sets Sail

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The Ritz-Carlton Yacht Collection’s first vessel has finally set sail. Evrima departed Barcelona, Spain over the weekend, setting off on a voyage that will end in Nice, France. “We are thrilled to introduce The Ritz-Carlton Yacht Collection and usher in an exciting new chapter for this beloved brand,” said Chris Gabaldon, Senior Vice President for […]