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This Is What To Expect On Board The World’s Biggest Cruise Ship

With the world’s biggest cruise ship having recently set sail with passengers for the very first time – here’s what those waiting to board Wonder of the Seas can expect. Having reported a few months ago that the ship was due to launch back in March, it has since completed its maiden voyage – sailing …

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Mexico President Proposes New Cruise Port For Playa Del Carmen

The president of Mexico has recently proposed a new cruise port for the coastal resort town of Playa del Carmen – in Mexico.  In a press conference – which took place last week – the country’s President, Andrés Manuel López Obrador announced plans to gain back the ownership of 2000 hectares of land – which …

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CDC Extends Its ‘Avoid All Cruise Travel’ Advisory

The CDC has extended its warning against all cruise travel for U.S. citizens. The CDC first warned against all cruise travel by raising cruises to Level 4: COVID-19 Very High-Risk on December 30, 2021. However, the CDC has extended that warning—despite anger and frustration from the cruise industry. The Cruise Lines International Trade group said: …

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Royal Caribbean Cancels Sailings On Four Major Cruise Ships

Omicron is causing frustration for all travelers this winter, but now it’s affected the cruise industry. Royal Caribbean has canceled cruises on four ships due to “ongoing Covid-19-related circumstances around the world”. Royal Caribbean stated the cruise line was pursuing an “abundance of caution” because of the sharp rise in cases. Although the cruise line …

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CDC Issues Level 4 ‘Very High Risk’ For All Cruise Travel

The Centers of Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) updated its guidance for travelers on Thursday, advising them not to board a cruise ship at this time, even if they’ve been fully vaccinated. The official advisory was raised from a Level 3 to a Level 4, which is a “Very High” risk warning. This week’s travel …

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CDC Releases New Guidance For Cruise Ship Travelers

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control (CDC) updated its guidance for cruise ship travelers this past Friday. From August 20, 2021, the CDC recommends that people who are at increased risk for severe illness from Covid-19 should avoid cruises altogether. This is regardless of vaccination status. People Advised Against Cruise Ship Travel Those advised against …

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St. Kitts and Nevis to Welcome Vaccinated Cruise Ship Passengers In July

Another Caribbean destination has begun easing its travel requirements for vaccinated travelers. Last week, the Prime Minister of St. Kitts and Nevis announced a change in the country’s travel policy for travelers who have been fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and are arriving by air that includes a shortened quarantine period from 14 days to 9 …

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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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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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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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