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Cruise Lines Planned Reopenings: The Complete List

Cruise lines around the world will be reopening this spring and summer as the cruise industry looks to start its recovery. With vaccination rollouts happening around the world, travelers looking forward to cruising again may finally see an end to the suspensions. There are a lot of factors that have to come together to make these …

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Norwegian Cruise Lines Outlines Plan to CDC to Resume Operations in July

Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings, a leading global cruise company that operates the Norwegian Cruise Line, Oceania Cruises and Regent Seven Seas Cruises brands, has sent a letter to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) today seeking permission to resume cruise trips from U.S. ports in July. They have outlined a plan to …

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CDC Releases New Guidelines for Cruise Operations in the U.S.

The U.S. Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued its next phase of its ‘Framework for Conditional Sailing Order’ on Friday, an important step to get cruise ships sailing in U.S. waters again. This is the second phase of the ‘Conditional Sailing Order’ (CSO), which was introduced at the end of October 2020 to …

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Royal Caribbean Will Sail From These 5 New Home Ports By Summer

One of the the world’s largest cruise lines has decided to take matters into their own hands after being blocked from sailing in the United States and Canada for over a year. Royal Caribbean has announced it will sail from multiple destinations outside of the United States by summer due to the CDC’s strict guidelines …

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Royal Caribbean Cruises Will Officially Return To Cozumel In June

Cozumel mayor Pedro Joaquín Delbouis has announced in a press release that Royal Caribbean will return to the island of Cozumel in June. The sailings will resume June 12 from Nassau and will visit Royal Caribbean’s private island, Perfect Day at CocoCay, Grand Bahama Island and Cozumel, Mexico. The seven day voyages will go on sale …

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Cruise Lines That Require Passengers To Be Vaccinated

A trend is emerging in the cruising industry where many cruise lines are now requiring passengers to be vaccinated for Covid-19 prior to sailing. Cruise lines are eager to restart sailings but want to provide the safest way possible for their guests to return to sea. With the growing population of Americans that have been …

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First Cruise Ship Is Officially Sailing In The United States

As the vaccine makes the rounds of the American population, more and more ways of travel are opening up again. 11% of the American population has received both doses of the vaccine and domestic cruises are one of the many ways travelers are getting back out there. After almost a year of no cruises in …

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Royal Caribbean Could Move Home Port To Mexico Amid Restart Delays In U.S.

Royal Caribbean may move its home port to Cozumel, Mexico amid delays to restart the cruise industry in the United States. According to Cozumel Mayor Pedro Joaquin Delbouis, Royal Caribbean approached the city about designating the island as a home port for its cruise operations. “A company has established a Plan B, if in April …

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Canada Bans All Cruise Ships Until February 2022

Transport Canada has announced it will ban all cruise ships from operating in Canadian waters until Feb 28, 2022. The original ban on cruise ships was announced by the Canadian government in March of 2020. The newly extended ban that will last at least another year bars all passenger vessels carrying over 100 people. Today, …

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This Major Cruise Line is Now Sailing in the Mediterranean With Guests

At a time when the world seems more locked down than ever, many people had no idea that a major cruise ship line had already resumed service. For the second time since the start of the pandemic, MSC has taken the lead for the return of cruising, blazing the trail for other ships to follow. …

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Cruise Lines Extend Suspensions Further Into 2021

Several major cruise lines have announced that they will continue to pause their operations until later in 2021 as the COVID-19 pandemic and associated travel restrictions continue to limit cruise trips. Liners including Carnival Cruises, Holland America, Princess Cruises, and P&O have all announced further cancellations and suspensions in recent days, with most extending to …

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Royal Caribbean’s First Cruise Halted After Confirmed Case Onboard

Breaking News Update: The passenger who tested positive onboard the ship has now tested negative twice in a Singapore hospital.  Original Story Now Continues… It just wasn’t meant to be. The very first Royal Caribbean cruise to resume operations since the global shutdown of cruising back in March has been halted due to a confirmed …

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