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CDC Extends Covid Safety Protocols for Cruise Lines to January

Although travel companies have been thrilled about the U.S. reopening to vaccinated visitors from November, the pandemic is far from over, so the industry can't be complacent in fighting Covid variants.

CDC Extends Covid Safety Protocols for Cruise Lines to January

Cruises

CDC Warns High-Risk Covid Travelers to Avoid Cruises Even If Vaxxed

This is seemingly more bad news for the cruise industry with this latest recommendation from top U.S. health officials. Still, cruisers gonna cruise, so this may have little effect on future bookings.

CDC Warns High-Risk Covid Travelers to Avoid Cruises Even If Vaxxed

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Norwegian Cruise Line Tells Court Florida Banned Vaccine Passports for Politics Only

Vaccine passports, despite opposition in varying degrees around the world, is the right move for the cruise industry. It's too much financial and reputational risk for cruise lines, let alone passengers, to on-board cruisers who aren't jabbed.

Norwegian Cruise Line Tells Court Florida Banned Vaccine Passports for Politics Only

Coronavirus

Norwegian Cruise Line Reports $717.8 Million Loss As Restart Challenges Mount

Heading to court to battle Florida Governor De Santis on vaccine mandates while trying to get back to cruising amid a raging variant — the financial bleed is sure to continue for big cruise.

Norwegian Cruise Line Reports $717.8 Million Loss As Restart Challenges Mount

Coronavirus

Carnival Will Resume Cruises With More Than Half of Its Fleet by Year’s End

Seemingly undeterred by the Delta variant, this news is a turnaround for Carnival, which has suffered financially because of the pandemic.

Carnival Will Resume Cruises With More Than Half of Its Fleet by Year’s End

Coronavirus

Cruise Lines Can Enforce CDC Covid Safety Regulations: U.S. Appeals Court

Cruise companies and passengers don't want vaccine deniers ruining their vacations. Thank goodness the latest rulings give them space to declare a bit of freedom from political posturing and the tyranny of the selfish traveler.

Cruise Lines Can Enforce CDC Covid Safety Regulations: U.S. Appeals Court

Coronavirus

Canada Will Lift Ban on Cruise Ships Sooner Than Expected in November

Canada's early reopening of its borders for cruise ships is a step in the right direction for its tourism industry but delayed public health requirements could be a roadblock.

Canada Will Lift Ban on Cruise Ships Sooner Than Expected in November

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Venice Cruise Ship Ban Is Finally Happening in August

We've heard this before, but maybe we'll see a ban go into place in August. And if that's followed by other acts that put locals before tourists, perhaps we'll once again have a town that's something more than a traveler's trinket at city scale.

Venice Cruise Ship Ban Is Finally Happening in August

Airlines

Airlines, Cruise Ad Spending Down 54 Percent vs. 2019

As both airlines and cruise lines chart their recoveries, digital is where they are focusing most of their messaging — with fewer dollars so far.

Airlines, Cruise Ad Spending Down 54 Percent vs. 2019

Coronavirus

2 Unvaccinated Passengers on a Royal Caribbean Cruise Get Covid-19

Un-vaccinated people should not be allowed on cruise ships.

2 Unvaccinated Passengers on a Royal Caribbean Cruise Get Covid-19