Thursday, July 15, 2021
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Canada to Conditionally Allow Return of Cruise Ships in November

By Moira Warburton VANCOUVER, July 15 (Reuters) – Canada will allow cruise ships back into its waters starting in November as the COVID-19 pandemic fades, but they must fully comply...

July 15, 2021
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Wednesday, July 14, 2021
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Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Sues Florida Over Vaccine Passport Ban

Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings has filed a lawsuit challenging Florida’s ban on the use of vaccine passports, which the company says is hampering its ability to safely resume passenger cruises...

July 14, 2021
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Thousands Confined To Cabins During COVID Cruise Ship Scare

by Chen Lin (Reuters) A Genting Cruise Lines’ ship on a “cruise to nowhere” has returned to Singapore after a passenger was suspected of having contracted COVID-19 and the nearly 3,000 passengers...

July 14, 2021
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Tuesday, July 13, 2021
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Italy Officially Bans Large Cruise Ships from Venice Lagoon

By Angelo Amante, Giuseppe Fonte and Gavin Jones ROME, July 13 (Reuters) – Italy on Tuesday banned cruise liners from Venice lagoon to defend its ecosystem and heritage, moving to end years...

July 13, 2021
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Wednesday, July 7, 2021
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Unvaccinated Cruise Guests Get Second-Class Treatment at Sea

By Fran Golden (Bloomberg) Royal Caribbean’s 4,275-passenger Freedom of the Seas has restarted sailings from Miami to the Bahamas with two classes of passengers on board—those who’ve been vaccinated against Covid-19, and those...

July 7, 2021
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Wednesday, June 30, 2021
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Royal Caribbean to Require Travel Insurance for Unvaccinated Passengers Sailing from Florida

(Reuters) – Royal Caribbean International said on Tuesday it would require unvaccinated guests over 12 years of age traveling from Florida to show proof of insurance that covers COVID-19 related medical expenses, quarantine...

June 30, 2021
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Tuesday, June 29, 2021
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Cruise Stocks Tumble As First US Cruise Ship Takes Departure

By Jonathan Levin (Bloomberg) –Cruise stocks fell after Royal Caribbean set sail in the US, industry leader Carnival announced an additional stock sale, and Walt Disney delayed a trial sailing....

June 29, 2021
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Monday, June 28, 2021
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COVID-19 Protocol Delays First Disney Test Cruise

June 28 (Reuters) – Walt Disney Co postponed its first test cruise since the onset of the global coronavirus pandemic after COVID-19 tests provided inconsistent results for five crew members,...

June 28, 2021
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Sunday, June 27, 2021
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Captain Kate Takes Back The Helm After 15 Months

By Jonathan Levin (Bloomberg) A Celebrity Cruises ship left the coast of Florida on Saturday, becoming the first revenue-earning cruise to depart from the U.S. after a pandemic-induced hiatus. Guests on...

June 27, 2021
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Friday, June 25, 2021
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Carnival Sees Full Fleet Sailing by Spring 2022

By Jonathan Levin (Bloomberg) — Carnival Corp. Chief Executive Officer Arnold Donald estimates that the company will have its entire fleet of 91 cruise ships operating by next spring, a bit...

June 25, 2021
Total Views: 968

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Two Kids Test Positive for COVID-19 on Royal Caribbean Cruise

By Rob Golum (Bloomberg) — Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. said two unvaccinated children on the Adventure of the Seas turned up positive for Covid-19 following routine testing that’s required before returning...

June 25, 2021
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Thursday, June 24, 2021
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Carnival Adds Over $2 Billion to Pandemic Losses with Eye on ‘Full Return’

Carnival Corporation, the world’s top cruise company, reported another $2.1 billion in losses in the second quarter as it prepares for a phased restart of global cruise operations. Carnival said...

June 24, 2021
Total Views: 1202

Wednesday, June 23, 2021
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Return to Cruising: Carnival Announces Sailings for 42 Ships

Carnival Corporation has announced plans to resume cruise operations for eight of its brands in the United States, the Caribbean and Europe. The sailings involve the return of 42 ships...

June 23, 2021
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Tuesday, June 22, 2021
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World’s Largest Cruise Company Announces New Sustainability Goals

The world’s largest cruise company is aiming to become carbon neutral by 2050. Carnival Corporation on Tuesday announced new medium- and long-term sustainability goals which includes reducing the carbon footprint...

June 22, 2021
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Monday, June 21, 2021
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Cruise Ship Departs U.S. on First Simulated Cruise

Royal Caribbean’s Freedom of the Seas departed PortMiami, Florida on Sunday on a CDC-required simulated cruise, marking a major step in the return of cruising in the United States. The...

June 21, 2021
Total Views: 2530

Friday, June 18, 2021
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Florida Wins Reprieve From CDC’s Limits on Cruises

By Jonathan Levin (Bloomberg) — Florida won a temporary freeze on a set of CDC coronavirus rules for the cruise industry, potentially easing the companies’ path back to the sea. The...

June 18, 2021
Total Views: 3579

Thursday, June 17, 2021
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CDC Eases Warning for Cruises

June 17 (Reuters) – The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) eased its warnings for cruises by a notch from the highest level that led to a sailing...

June 17, 2021
Total Views: 1145

Wednesday, June 16, 2021
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Royal Caribbean Postpones Odyssey of the Seas Inaugural Sailing After Crew Members Test Positive for COVID-19

“Two steps forward and one step back!” That was the message from Royal Caribbean International CEO Michael Bayley after the company postponed the inaugural sailing of the its new ship...

June 16, 2021
Total Views: 2076

Friday, June 11, 2021
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Senator Lee of Utah Introduces Bills to Repeal the Passenger Vessel Services Act

U.S. Senator Mike Lee (R-UT) from the landlocked state of Utah has introduced legislation to permanently repeal the Passenger Vessel Services Act, calling it an outdated and protectionist law that...

June 11, 2021
Total Views: 13251

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Cruise Lines Push Ahead with Plans After COVID-19 Cases

June 11 (Reuters) – Royal Caribbean Group and Carnival Corp will push ahead with a return to cruises this summer despite two guests onboard Royal Caribbean’s Celebrity Millennium ship testing...

June 11, 2021
Total Views: 1749