Saturday, July 24, 2021
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U.S. Court Reverses Course (Again) On Florida’s Suspension of CDC Cruise Restrictions

By David Shepardson (Reuters) A federal appeals court late on Friday reversed course and let stand a lower court order prohibiting the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)...

July 24, 2021
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Sunday, July 18, 2021
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U.S. Appeals Court Blocks Florida’s Suspension of CDC Cruise Ship Rules

By David Shepardson WASHINGTON, July 18 (Reuters) – A U.S. appeals court late Saturday in a 2-1 ruling put on hold a lower-court decision that said the U.S. Centers for...

July 18, 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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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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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
Total Views: 2630

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

Monday, June 7, 2021
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Carnival Cruise Line to Resume U.S. Sailings in July

Carnival Cruise Line today confirmed plans to resume passenger sailings in the U.S. starting in July to vaccinated guests. The sailings announced Monday include the Carnival Vista departing the Port...

June 7, 2021
Total Views: 2462

Thursday, May 27, 2021
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Return to Cruising: CDC Approves Royal Caribbean Sailing in June

By David Shepardson May 26 (Reuters) – The Centers for Disease Control said it had approved one cruise ship from Royal Caribbean to resume sailing in June, more than a year after U.S....

May 27, 2021
Total Views: 3153

Friday, May 14, 2021
Radiance at Hubbard Glacier - Alaska
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U.S. Senates Passes Bill to Waive Passenger Vessel Services Act Requirements for Alaska Cruises

The U.S. Senate on Thursday unanimously passed legislation to temporarily waive requirements of the Passenger Vessel Services Act (PVSA), allowing large cruise ships to sail to Alaska without making a...

May 14, 2021
Total Views: 6702

Thursday, May 6, 2021
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Norwegian Cruise Line Pumps Brakes on July Restart

By Praveen Paramasivam May 6 (Reuters) – Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd said its plans for resuming mid-summer U.S. sailings could be in jeopardy, a day after the U.S. Centers...

May 6, 2021
Total Views: 3949

Wednesday, May 5, 2021
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CDC Advances Plan for Return to Cruising

By David Shepardson WASHINGTON, May 5 (Reuters) – The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has begun a key step for the eventual resumption of U.S. cruise industry...

May 5, 2021
Total Views: 1519

Thursday, April 29, 2021
Royal Caribbean's Quantum of the Seas
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Cruise Shares Rise as CDC Outlines Quicker Path to Sailing’s Return

By Jonathan Levin (Bloomberg) — Cruise shares advanced after the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention outlined a new path to the resumption of voyages. According to the new guidance...

April 29, 2021
Total Views: 1211

Ruby Princess Cruise Ship In Los Angeles
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CDC Says Cruise Lines Can Sail This Summer

By David Shepardson (Reuters) The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is “committed” to the resumption of cruise industry passenger operations in the United States by mid-summer, the...

April 29, 2021
Total Views: 2823

Friday, April 16, 2021
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Cruise Industry Execs Meet with Health Officials to Discuss Restart Plans

April 16 (Reuters) – Cruise industry executives met with health experts and White House staff earlier this week, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said on Friday, following...

April 16, 2021
Total Views: 1270

Thursday, April 8, 2021
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Florida Sues Biden Administration in Bid to Restart Cruise Industry

By David Shepardson WASHINGTON, April 8 (Reuters) – The state of Florida sued President Joe Biden’s administration in federal court on Thursday seeking to block the Centers for Disease Control...

April 8, 2021
Total Views: 2776

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Fed Up Cruise Lines Ditching U.S. Threatens to Divert Some $56 Billion in Economic Impact

By Fran Golden (Bloomberg) — The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention offered a rare glimmer of hope for the cruise industry this week, with the agency saying in a statement to Bloomberg that...

April 8, 2021
Total Views: 14376

Monday, April 5, 2021
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Norwegian Cruise Line to Require COVID-19 Vaccinations in Restart Plan Sent to CDC

By Nivedita Balu April 5 (Reuters) – Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd said on Monday it wrote to U.S. health authorities asking to restart trips from U.S. ports from July...

April 5, 2021
Total Views: 944

Sunday, April 4, 2021
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CDC Issues New Cruise Ship Guidance

By David Shepardson WASHINGTON, April 2 (Reuters) – The U.S. Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and Prevention on Friday issued new guidance to the cruise ship industry, including the need for COVID-19 vaccinations,...

April 4, 2021
Total Views: 5328

Wednesday, March 24, 2021
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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
Total Views: 3031