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Diamond Princess cruise ship, which had early COVID-19 outbreak, will sail in South America, Antarctica in 2021, 2022

Princess Cruises' Diamond Princess, which experienced an early coronavirus outbreak, will sail in South America and Antarctica starting in fall 2021.          [Author: USA TODAY]
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The end of tourism?

The pandemic has devastated global tourism, and many will say ‘good riddance’ to overcrowded cities and rubbish-strewn natural wonders. Is there any way to reinvent an industry that does so much damage? By Christopher de BellaigueOf all the calamities that befell tourists as the coronavirus took hold, those involving cruise ships stood apart. Contagion at sea inspired a special horror, as pleasure palaces turned into prison hulks, and rumours of infection on board spread between fetid cabins via...
Tags: Cruises, Travel, China, Travel & leisure, Airline Industry, City Breaks, Flights, Yokohama, Diamond Princess, Coronavirus outbreak, Christopher de BellaigueOf, WhatsApp Trapped


San Fernando Valley couple who survived coronavirus offers a message to America

Farah Toutounchian, diagnosed with coronavirus, refused to be escorted to an ambulance. Instead, she sat in protest, cross-legged on the floor just outside a gangway to the Diamond Princess cruise ship on which she was a passenger, quarantined at the Port of Yokohama. Surrounded by people in hazmat gear, she begged for one thing: to be taken to the same hospital that was already caring for her husband, who also had novel coronavirus. “I was getting ready to die and I wanted to be next to my husb...
Tags: Travel, Health, Japan, News, California, Kentucky, Southeast Asia, America, Los Angeles, Sport, Iran, Things To Do, Soccer, United States, San Diego, Tokyo


Valley couple who survived coronavirus offer a message to America

Farah Toutounchian, diagnosed with coronavirus, refused to be escorted to an ambulance. Instead, she sat in protest, cross-legged on the floor just outside a gangway to the Diamond Princess cruise ship on which she was a passenger, quarantined at the Port of Yokohama. Surrounded by people in hazmat gear, she begged for one thing: to be taken to the same hospital that was already caring for her husband, who also had novel coronavirus. “I was getting ready to die and I wanted to be next to my husb...
Tags: Travel, Health, Japan, News, California, Kentucky, Southeast Asia, America, Sport, Iran, Things To Do, Soccer, United States, San Diego, Tokyo, Local News


From paradise to coronavirus: the Grand Princess and the cruise from hell

A 15-night vacation to Hawaii, the trip of a lifetime, came to an end with a global pandemic and a detour into quarantineAs Ronald and Eva Weissberger boarded the cruise ship bound for Hawaii, the couple were looking forward to the trip of a lifetime.The Weissbergers, the 74- and 69-year-olds from Florida, had heard stories about the boat’s sister ship, the Diamond Princess, which had been quarantined for weeks off the coast of Japan and ultimately resulted in more than 700 confirmed cases of co...
Tags: Cruises, Travel, Japan, Florida, California, San Francisco, US news, Hawaii, Oakland, Ronald, Diamond Princess, Coronavirus outbreak, Eva Weissberger


Travel Advice For Coronavirus: Everything You Need To Know

(CNN) — With cases reported in locations around the world, the spread of novel coronavirus has travelers on edge. Much is still unknown about the outbreak, and health officials are urging caution. The US State Department on Sunday issued an advisory warning travelers against cruise travel. “US citizens, particularly travelers with underlying health conditions, should not travel by cruise ship,” the warning reads. “CDC notes that older adults and travelers with underlying health issues should avo...
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Coronavirus and cruise ship travel

The line between legitimate concern and paranoia is a fine one, and in the close confines of a cruise ship, that line gets broken pretty easily. Surrounded in small quarters by thousands of strangers from all over the world, the thought of even a tiny pathogen in the air can send people into an all-out panic. And when COVID-2019 — aka the coronavirus — is leading the evening news every night, well, imaginations can run wild. On cruise ships, it’s not a completely unreasonable fear. Last year...
Tags: Cruises, Travel, Asia, Hong Kong, Cdc, China, Rome, Italy, Cambodia, Miami, Jamaica, Macau, Caribbean, Cayman Islands, Royal Caribbean, Holland America


British Diamond Princess passenger dies from coronavirusBritish Diamond Princess passenger dies from coronavirus

Sixth fatality confirmed by Japanese authorities
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Which countries currently have coronavirus travel restrictions in place?

Europe remains open but the countries, and airports, with restrictions and preventive measures in place is increasingInternational travellers are facing tighter restrictions at airports as the number of countries denying entry to passengers who have recently visited China, Italy and other regions with reported cases of coronavirus increases. Related: Coronavirus: man from Diamond Princess cruise first Briton to die from illness – latest updates Continue reading...
Tags: Travel, Europe, World news, Infectious Diseases, Flights, China Italy, Diamond Princess, Coronavirus outbreak


Coronavirus: 11 of 13 Diamond Princess evacuees taken to Nebraska test positive

The University of Nebraska Medical Center said Thursday that 11 of the 13 Diamond Princess evacuees taken there have tested positive for coronavirus.          [Author: USA TODAY]
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Diamond Princess rescue flight is delayedDiamond Princess rescue flight is delayed

Authorities blame 'complex nature' of the procedure
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600 disembark from coronavirus-quarantined Diamond Princess; more waiting to be cleared

Hundreds began to return to land Wednesday after a two-week quarantine due to coronavirus on Princess Cruises' Diamond Princess cruise ship.          [Author: USA TODAY]
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Diamond Princess captain: 'Today is the day you've been waiting for...''Diamond Princess captain: 'Today is the day you've been waiting for...''

Foreign Office promises charter flight home 'later this week'
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As Passengers Leave Coronavirus-Stricken Cruise Ship, Crew Members Are Moving Into Their Cabins for a Second Quarantine

As passengers started leaving the Diamond Princess Wednesday following a quarantine that saw them largely confined to their rooms for two weeks, another quarantine is about to begin. The 1,000-some crew members still left on the coronavirus-stricken ship will soon be moving from their desks below the waterline—where they shared rooms, toilets and dining areas—into the very passenger cabins that they stayed on board to serve during the first quarantine, several crew members and a passenger t...
Tags: Cruises, Travel, Japan, News, China, Uncategorized, San Francisco, Philippines, Tokyo, University Of California, Bahamas, Jos, PAUL, Yokohama Japan, Charles Chiu, Chiu


'Glad to be going home': Passengers on coronavirus-quarantined cruise detail US evacuation

While the U.S. evacuates American passengers from the Diamond Princess cruise ship, a passenger who chose to remain on board shares an inside look.          [Author: USA TODAY]
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Coronavirus cases on Diamond Princess soar past 500, site of most infections outside China

542 coronavirus cases were identified among 3,711 quarantined passengers and crew, making the ship the site of the most infections outside of China.          [Author: USA TODAY]
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Inside Life on the Crew Decks on Coronavirus-Stricken Diamond Princess Cruise Ship

Three times a day, Gie and her team push a convoy of dining carts through the corridors of the quarantined luxury cruise ship Diamond Princess. Wearing face masks and gloves, they stop at occupied rooms, greeting passengers and delivering meals before moving on to the next deck. The task runs like clockwork — crew members offload appetizers, the main course, drinks and utensils, largely in that order. (Sometimes, there’s dessert.) But lately, something often interrupts their flow: The thank...
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US evacuates passengers from coronavirus-quarantined Diamond Princess cruise ship

American Diamond Princess passengers were evacuated back to the U.S. following the coronavirus quarantine of the Princess Cruises ship.          [Author: USA TODAY]
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Flawed coronavirus test kits sent to Hawaii, Hawaiian Electric earnings jump 33.7%, Hawaiian group sues over Mauna Kea access road, Florence Puana dies at 100, more news from all the Hawaiian Islands

Legal observers on Mauna Kea access road on July 20, 2019 ©2020 All Hawaii News Hawaiians sue over use of Mauna Kea Access Road. Three Native Hawaiian beneficiaries sued the state today claiming that it has violated the Hawaiian Homes Commission Act by using Mauna Kea Access Road without any compensation. Star-Advertiser.Lawsuit questions state’s authority over Maunakea Access Road. A Native Hawaiian advocacy group has sued the state for its management of the land around the Maunakea Acce...
Tags: Travel, Japan, Obama, Barack Obama, Hawaii, Tokyo, Associated Press, Republican Party, Donald Trump, Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, Big Island, Hawaii Island, North Shore, Kauai, Josh Green, State


Diamond Princess crew offered two months' paid leaveDiamond Princess crew offered two months' paid leave

'We're incredibly proud of you,' says president
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Diamond Princess passengers to be allowed to leave shipDiamond Princess passengers to be allowed to leave ship

They are being given the option to move to a housing facility
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This Cruise Ship Has the Highest COVID-19 Infection Rate in the World

The number of patients infected with the COVID-19 coronavirus aboard a quarantined cruise ship docked in Yokohama, Japan has continued to rise—making the ship the largest cluster of the deadly virus outside China. An additional 44 cases of the illness were identified on the Diamond Princess on Thursday, bringing the total number of infections to 218. That accounts for more than one third of all cases detected outside mainland China. With nearly 6% of the 3,711 passengers and crew members no...
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Passengers and crew on quarantined Diamond Princess offered counselling

Cruise line's exec VP records video update on 'unusual situation'
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Princess Cruises returning to Singapore for double deployment

Sapphire Princess and Diamond Princess to homeport in Singapore
Tags: Travel, Singapore, Sapphire Princess, Diamond Princess



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