For those who can’t imagine a vacation without your pet there is good and bad news when it comes to cruising. You can bring your four-legged friend along on your cruise vacation, but only on one specific ship that allows dogs and cats — and no bringing your bird, hamster or ferret.
Royal Caribbean has made a further update on its vaccine protocols for cruises departing the U.S. the cruise line will now accept mixed series of mRNA vaccines after updated guidance from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Mix and Match is a Go for Royal Caribbean. The...
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Despite Celebrity Cruises moving ahead with resuming cruise operations, the situation around the world remains fluid, and that includes Asia. The cruise line has sent a letter to guests about cruise cancellations for ships scheduled to sail the region and transatlantic voyages. Celebrity Cruises Cancellations. Celebrity Cruises has informed guests...
Royal Caribbean International has announced that the world’s largest cruise ship, Wonder of the Seas, will depart from Fort Lauderdale to the Caribbean on March 4, 2022, before making its way to Europe to kick off summer vacations in May. As the world’s largest ship, Wonder of the Seas invites...
Costa Cruises has announced some updates to its 2022-2023 schedule regarding two of the newest ships in its fleet: Costa Venezia and Costa Toscana. Costa Venezia debuted in 2019, and was designed for the Asian market where she began her life sailing from China. Now, Costa Cruises will be pulling the vessel from Asia and moving it to the Mediterranean, at least for the time being.
As the pandemic situation continues to evolve, cruise lines are constantly adapting their health and safety protocols. Following recommendations from government and health authorities, several brands are also updating their vaccine policy requirements. Cruise Industry News has studied some of those policies of a selection of cruise lines. Carnival Cruise...
PORT CANAVERAL — It’s a lot later than originally planned, but MSC Cruises has finally made it to Port Canaveral. MSC Divina set sail this month on its first voyage from the Central Florida port, joining Disney Cruise Line, Carnival, Royal Caribbean and Norwegian as regular customers. Debra and Michael...
Last week, contributing writer Bruce Parkinson sailed a four-night voyage on Costa Cruises in the Mediterranean. Bruce wrote daily trip reports to share his experience as he sailed from Barcelona to Rome. In the U.S. market, Costa Cruises is a small player, with just 1.5 percent market share. In Italy,...
Royal Caribbean’s resumption plan is moving forward in the U.S. and Europe, but for Asia, the situation seems to be heading the other way as Spectrum of the Seas’ restart has been delayed. This follows recent news of the cruise line shifting Wonder of the Seas to debut in Florida rather than from China.
Expect more travel tech companies to mimic Plusgrade and get private equity backing to be able to do the acquisitions they need to grow during the recovery. Plusgrade, a company that helps travel businesses persuade travelers to spend more, has a new major investor. Novacap, a private equity firm with more than $6 billion (more than $8 billion Canadian) invested in companies, has taken an undisclosed stake in the upgrade technology vendor based in Montreal.
TravelBrands Encore Cruises has launched We’re Full of Ships — a new cruise campaign featuring significant offers from 17 of the top cruise lines. In addition to this, there are two travel agent incentives, showing continued support for the travel industry in new and engaging ways. The campaign is running...
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The Swanton Board of Education heard information on a roofing project and approved a student trip to the Bahamas at their meeting Wednesday. The roof project took place at the high school earlier this month. Workers made repairs to damaged areas of the roof and installed new roof decking and a waterproof membrane over about a two-week period.
Which cruiseline is best, Disney Cruise Line or Royal Caribbean? Today I put them both head to head in 13 different categories and see which one I think is better in each category. Who will end up on top? Watch and find out! #disneycruiseline #royalcaribbean #cruisingisback Introduction 0:00 Why I made this video 00:42 DCL Year of Wishes Sweepstakes 3:40 #1 Price 5:11 #2 Rooms 7:03 #3 Main Dining 8:54 #4 Buffet/Other Food 11:46 #5 Room Service 15:26 #6 Casino 16:39 #7 Shows/Entertainment 17:39 #8 Spa 21:37 #9 Pools/Splash Area/Slides/Other Activities 22:32 #10 Private Island 26:08 #11 Characters 31:23 #12 Kids Club 34:09 #13 Crew 39:21 Tally/Results 40:47 Wrap-up 41:15
Even more fun is arriving at the Port of Galveston in Texas as Carnival Dream becomes the third ship in the fleet to resume operations from the port. The Carnival cruise ship is sailing with guests for the first time in more than 18 months. Carnival Dream Resumes Cruise Operations.