Wednesday, March 24, 2021
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Cruise Ships

U.S. CDC Sticks to Order Limiting Cruises Until Nov. 1

March 24 (Reuters) – The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said on Wednesday it would keep its stringent framework for a resumption of cruise ship operations until Nov....

March 24, 2021
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Friday, March 19, 2021
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Cruise Ships

Royal Caribbean to Resume Caribbean Cruises in June for Vaccinated Guests

March 19 (Reuters) – Some of Royal Caribbean Group’s cruises will resume sailing in the Caribbean in June with vaccinated adult guests, ending a year-long hiatus brought on by the...

March 19, 2021
Total Views: 6032

Wednesday, March 17, 2021
Cruise Ships

Watch the Trailer for HBO’s ‘The Last Cruise’

In the early days of the pandemic, cruises had become the face of coronavirus super-spreader events as shipboard outbreaks left passengers and crews quarantined in ports and at sea around...

March 17, 2021
Total Views: 5506

Tuesday, March 16, 2021
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Arnold Donald Predicts Difficult Years Ahead For Cruise Lines

by Kanishka Singh (Reuters) – Carnival Corp ($CCL) Chief Executive Arnold Donald has said that shrinking its fleet due to the pandemic will slow its full recovery until 2023, as cruise lines battle...

March 16, 2021
Total Views: 7361

Monday, March 8, 2021
Cruise Ships

Alaska Senators Propose Passenger Vessel Services Act Waiver to Save State’s Cruise Tourism

Alaskan Senators Lisa Murkowski and Dan Sullivan (R-AK) have introduced legislation to help the Alaskan tourism industry by providing a waiver of Passenger Vessel Services Act (PVSA) restrictions for cruise...

March 8, 2021
Total Views: 5549

Tuesday, March 2, 2021
Cruise Ships

Round-the-World Cruises Selling Out More Than a Year in Advance

By Fran Golden (Bloomberg) — After a year of isolation and lockdowns, four months on a ship is looking pretty good to cruise super fans. The Covid-19 pandemic was raging in July when Viking...

March 2, 2021
Total Views: 4535

Tuesday, February 23, 2021
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Cruise Ships

Royal Caribbean Shares Soar As Bookings Rise On Vaccination News

by Praveen Paramasivam  (Reuters) – Royal Caribbean Group said on Monday it was seeing an uptick in future bookings, following a disastrous year for the cruise operator, as travel enthusiasts...

February 23, 2021
Total Views: 2715

Monday, February 22, 2021
Cruise Ships

Royal Caribbean’s Quarterly Loss Cruises Past $1 Billion

Feb 22 (Reuters) – Royal Caribbean Group lost $1 billion-plus in the fourth quarter as the coronavirus crisis kept its cruise ships ashore, but pointed to strong booking trends for...

February 22, 2021
Total Views: 1558

Monday, February 15, 2021
Cruise Ships

Opinion: The Love Boat, American Style!

By Salvatore R. Mercogliano, Ph.D. – The recent announcement by the Canadian government to suspend all cruise ship visits until February 2022 due to COVID-19 will have a detrimental impact...

February 15, 2021
Total Views: 5385

Wednesday, February 10, 2021
Radiance at Hubbard Glacier - Alaska
Cruise Ships

Canada Bans Cruises Until 2022, Blocking Alaska Trips

By Jonathan Levin and Christopher Palmeri (Bloomberg) — Canada is extending its ban on cruise ships through February 2022 because of Covid-19, effectively shutting down popular summer trips to Alaska for...

February 10, 2021
Total Views: 5706

Wednesday, February 3, 2021
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Cruise Ships

COVID19 – Cruise Fanatics Fight To Become Shipboard Guinea Pigs

by Fran Golden (Bloomberg) When Royal Caribbean announced it was looking for volunteers to help test its post-pandemic health and safety protocols, Melody Wiggins was among the first to sign...

February 3, 2021
Total Views: 5031

Friday, January 22, 2021
Accidents

Costa Smeralda Loses Lifeboat in Docking Mishap – VIDEO

One thing about the COVID cruising suspensions is we don’t get as many cruise ships crashing into things. With that in mind, Costa Cruises’ flagship Costa Smeralda was slightly damaged...

January 22, 2021
Total Views: 20961

Cruise Ships

Carnival Cruise Line Extends Sailing Suspension Through End of April

By Jonathan Levin (Bloomberg) — Carnival Corp.’s flagship cruising brand extended its pause on U.S. departures through the end of April and shelved operations in Australia through mid-May amid lingering pandemic...

January 22, 2021
Total Views: 7316

Tuesday, January 19, 2021
Cruise Ships

Royal Caribbean to Sell Azamara Brand for $201 Million Cash

Jan 19 (Reuters) – Royal Caribbean Group said it would sell its Azamara line to private equity firm Sycamore Partners for $201 million in cash, to focus more on its...

January 19, 2021
Total Views: 2719

Monday, January 11, 2021
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Cruise Ships

Carnival Corp. Reports Nearly $2 Billion Quarterly Loss as Cruise Cancellations Weigh

Jan 11 (Reuters) – Carnival Corp reported a bigger-than-expected preliminary fourth-quarter net loss on Monday as the cruise operator’s business was brought to a virtual standstill by the COVID-19 pandemic....

January 11, 2021
Total Views: 1635

Monday, December 14, 2020
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Cruise Ships

Incoming Biden Administration Faces Early Test with Cruise Shipping’s Return

By Lars Erik Taraldsen and Michael Smith (Bloomberg) — The Norwegian cruise line Hurtigruten Group was ready to show the world that ships could be made safe from Covid-19. It outfitted...

December 14, 2020
Total Views: 14340

Cruise Ships

Cruise Company Hurtigruten Hit By ‘Serious’ Cyber Attack

By Victoria Klesty OSLO, Dec 14 (Reuters) – Norwegian cruise company Hurtigruten said it had suffered a serious ransomware cyber attack on Monday and several of its systems are paralysed....

December 14, 2020
Total Views: 2727

Wednesday, December 9, 2020
Cruise Ships

False-Positive COVID Diagnosis Shows Challenges of Cruise Shipping’s Return

By Kyunghee Park (Bloomberg) — A Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. ship on a four-day pleasure trip was forced to return to port in Singapore and confine passengers in their cabins after...

December 9, 2020
Total Views: 3734

Royal Caribbean's Quantum of the Seas
Cruise Ships

Singapore’s ‘Cruise-to-Nowhere’ Ends Early Amid COVID Scare

By Chen Lin and Yi Shu Ng SINGAPORE, Dec 9 (Reuters) – A Royal Caribbean “cruise-to-nowhere” from Singapore began disembarking its nearly 1,700 passengers who were confined to their cabins...

December 9, 2020
Total Views: 2390

Sunday, November 22, 2020
Cruise Ships

U.S. CDC Recommends Against All Cruise Ship Travel

Nov 21 (Reuters) – The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said on Saturday it recommended that all people avoid cruise ship travel as the risk of COVID-19...

November 22, 2020
Total Views: 4201