Wednesday, May 5, 2021
carnival magic in cozumel
Cruise Ships

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: 1334

Saturday, May 1, 2021
Radiance at Hubbard Glacier - Alaska
Cruise Ships

Effort to Bring Cruises Back to Alaska Is Delayed as Senators Wrangle

By Lillianna Byington (Bloomberg Government) — Efforts to revive cruises to Alaska as the pandemic eases have exposed divisions among U.S. lawmakers, with some favoring a new loophole to an existing...

May 1, 2021
Total Views: 4227

Thursday, April 29, 2021
Royal Caribbean's Quantum of the Seas
Cruise Ships

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: 1182

Ruby Princess Cruise Ship In Los Angeles
Cruise Ships

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: 2774

Friday, April 16, 2021
carnival magic in cozumel
Cruise Ships

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: 1250

Tuesday, April 13, 2021
Cruise Ship Window In Rain
Cruise Ships

CDC Halts J&J Vaccine Causing Cruise Stocks To Fall

Cruise Line stocks are under pressure today after the Food and Drug Administration and the Centers for Disease Control announced they will stop using the Johnson & Johnson vaccine at...

April 13, 2021
Total Views: 2950

Thursday, April 8, 2021
cruise ships in miami
Cruise Ships

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: 2726

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Cruise Ships

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: 14302

Wednesday, April 7, 2021
Video

Watch: The Insane Logistics Of Shutting Down The Entire Cruise Industry

At the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, thousands of mariners were stuck at sea aboard thousands of ships worldwide. Most of those ships continued to operate throughout the crisis and...

April 7, 2021
Total Views: 6969

Cruise Ships

Carnival Corporation Reports Cruise Bookings are Surging

By Jonathan Levin and Molly Smith (Bloomberg) — Carnival Corp.’s bookings are accelerating, reflecting pent-up demand for cruising even as the industry remains essentially on hold. In a quarterly update Wednesday,...

April 7, 2021
Total Views: 1529

RCL Quantum of the Seas cruise ship moored in Singapore
Cruise Ships

Singapore Is The World’s Busiest Cruise Port (For Now)

By Chen Lin (Reuters) – Singapore currently accounts for a third of the world’s cruises its tourism body said on Wednesday, owing to the roaring success of its “cruises to...

April 7, 2021
Total Views: 1823

Monday, April 5, 2021
american duchess riverboat
Cruise Ships

Small Cruises Are Thriving, Not Just Surviving, on the Mississippi

By Fran Golden (Bloomberg) — On the fancy, new, 245-passenger American Countess riverboat, passengers sip complimentary mint juleps on a top deck, masks wrapped around their wrists like bulging bracelets, while the ship’s...

April 5, 2021
Total Views: 2291

cruise ships in miami
Cruise Ships

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: 929

Sunday, April 4, 2021
carnival panorama cruise ship
Cruise Ships

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: 5287

Friday, April 2, 2021
Royal Caribbean's Quantum of the Seas
Cruise Ships

Royal Caribbean Sees ‘Overwhelming Demand’ for Singapore’s Cruise to Nowhere

By Joyce Koh (Bloomberg) — Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. is extending the season for one of Asia’s largest cruise ships, because of what it said was “overwhelming demand” for its voyages...

April 2, 2021
Total Views: 12095

Wednesday, March 31, 2021
nyk cruise ship illustration
Cruise Ships

Meyer Werft Wins Cruise Industry’s First Newbuild Order Since COVID-19

German cruise ship builder Meyer Werft has signed a contract for the construction of a new cruise ship marking the first newbuilding order in the sector since the start COVID-19...

March 31, 2021
Total Views: 3314

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
Total Views: 3021

Friday, March 19, 2021
adventure of the seas
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: 6014

Friday, March 12, 2021
Accidents

Fire on MSC Lirica in Greece

The MSC cruise ship MSC Lirica has suffered what appearesto be a major fire while docked at the port of Corfu in Greece. Firefighters were battling the blaze after it...

March 12, 2021
Total Views: 13741

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: 5480