Wednesday, August 4, 2021
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Royal Caribbean To Fully Resume Cruises In 2022 Despite Delta Surge In Florida

Royal Caribbean International, which operates the biggest cruise ships in the world, including “Symphony of the Seas,” said on Tuesday it will restart sailing in September, and the complete fleet of ships...

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Monday, August 2, 2021
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The Cruise-To-Nowhere Trend

By Will Davies (Bloomberg) — Genting Hong Kong Ltd., the operator of giant cruise ships, is piling into the trip-to-nowhere game in its home market, offering “seacations” to Hongkongers who’ve been...

August 2, 2021
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Tuesday, July 27, 2021
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Report: Two Killed Dismantling Carnival Cruise Ship in Turkey

Two workers at a Turkish shipbreaking yard have died following an accident dismantling a Carnival cruise ship, according to an industry watchdog. The NGO Shipbreaking Platform reports that the accident...

July 27, 2021
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China Announces Largest Home-Built Cruise Ship

The Italian classification society RINA has signed an agreement with China’s Shanghai Waigaoqiao Shipbuilding (SWS) to class the largest cruise ship ever built in China. SeaTrade reports that the ship will be...

July 27, 2021
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Wednesday, July 21, 2021
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Carnival Selling $2.4 Billion Bond to Buy Back Costly Debt

By Paula Seligson (Bloomberg) — Carnival Corp. is selling $2.4 billion of new junk bonds to refinance debt the cruise ship company took on last year, when it was forced to...

July 21, 2021
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Monday, July 19, 2021
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Carnival Cruise Line Announces More Ship Restarts

Carnival Cruise Line has announced the resumption of guest operations for three more ships in September and four in October as it continues to ramp up operations. With the announcement,...

July 19, 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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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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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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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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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
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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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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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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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Thursday, June 10, 2021
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Two Guests on Royal Caribbean Cruise Ship Test Positive for COVID-19

June 10 (Reuters) – Cruise operator Royal Caribbean said on Thursday two guests onboard its Celebrity Millennium ship have tested positive for COVID-19, but are asymptomatic and currently in isolation....

June 10, 2021
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