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Cruise News Wrap-Up: Week Ending November 20, 2020

While it’s not all gloom and doom for the cruise industry, here are some of the highlights for this week’s Cruise News Wrap-up.  If you are daring or just long to be at sea, you could volunteer to be on a Royal Caribbean trial cruise. Read More The post Cruise News Wrap-Up: Week Ending November 20, 2020 appeared first on .
Tags: Travel, Royal Caribbean, Cruise News


Princess Cruises Extends Cancellations Until Spring 2021

Princess Cruises has extended its cruise cancellations once again.  This is in response to the recently issued Centers for Disease Control and Prevention “Framework for Conditional Sailing” Order.   The CDC’s new “Framework” requires certain safety and health protocols in place before cruise ships with over Read More The post Princess Cruises Extends Cancellations Until Spring 2021 appeared first on .
Tags: Travel, Cdc, Cruise News


Celebrity Cruises Holds Coin Ceremony and Keel Laying Event

Celebrity Cruises continued a time-honored maritime tradition this week.  The cruise line marked a construction milestone with the coin ceremony for the line’s newest ship, Celebrity Beyond.  This event coincided with the keel laying for the new ship.   The event took place in France at the Read More The post Celebrity Cruises Holds Coin Ceremony and Keel Laying Event appeared first on .
Tags: Travel, France, Cruise News, Celebrity Cruises


Update: Carnival Cruise Line Issues New Cancellations Into 2021

This morning, November 18, 2020, Carnival Cruise Line announced an extension their cruise cancellation dates.  All embarkations from U.S. homeports are canceled through January 31, 2020. Carnival Cruise Lines Further Extends Cancellations into 2021 In addition, departures from the ports of Baltimore, Charleston, Jacksonville, Long Read More The post Update: Carnival Cruise Line Issues New Cancellations Into 2021 appeared first on .
Tags: Travel, Cruise News, Carnival Cruise Line, Port Canaveral, Coronovirus, Baltimore Charleston Jacksonville


Royal Caribbean Alaska Cruises Plan a Big Return in 2022

Royal Caribbean returns to the Last Frontier in summer 2022 with four ships cruising Alaska.  Two Quantum Class ships are included in the new, longer cruise season. Along with a record four Royal Caribbean ships cruising Alaska in 2022, there will be new itineraries that Read More The post Royal Caribbean Alaska Cruises Plan a Big Return in 2022 appeared first on .
Tags: Travel, Alaska, Royal Caribbean, Cruise News, Caribbean Alaska


Viking Adds First PCR Laboratory on a Cruise Ship

Viking Cruises announced that their ocean ship, Viking Star, is now outfitted with the first PCR Laboratory found on any cruise ship.  When the CDC released its Framework for Conditional Sailing, they included a list of requirements for all cruise ships to follow to resume Read More The post Viking Adds First PCR Laboratory on a Cruise Ship appeared first on .
Tags: Travel, Cdc, Cruise News


Norwegian Cruise Line Cancels All Cruises Through December 2020

Norwegian Cruise Line cancels all cruises for the rest of this year.  Under the Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings umbrella, Oceania and Regent Seven Seas cruise cancellations extend through December, too.   Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Cancellations Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings’ cruise cancellations follow the U.S. Centers Read More The post Norwegian Cruise Line Cancels All Cruises Through December 2020 appeared first on Cruise Maven.
Tags: Travel, Cruise News, Oceania, Cruise Line Holdings


CDC Lifts No-Sail Order for Large Cruise Ships Beginning on November 1

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has lifted their cruise ship no sail order that was set to expire on October 31, 2020.  This doesn’t mean you’ll be able to hop on board a cruise ship just yet. CDC New Order is a “Framework Read More The post CDC Lifts No-Sail Order for Large Cruise Ships Beginning on November 1 appeared first on Cruise Maven.
Tags: Travel, Cdc, Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, Cruise News


CDC Lifts No-Sail Order Beginning on November 1

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced they have lifted their No Sail Order set to expire on October 31, 2020.  This doesn’t mean you’ll be able to hop on board a cruise ship just yet. CDC New Order is a “Framework for Conditional Read More The post CDC Lifts No-Sail Order Beginning on November 1 appeared first on .
Tags: Travel, Cdc, Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, Cruise News


Royal Caribbean Cancels Cruises Until at Least December

Add Royal Caribbean to the list of major U.S. cruise lines that decided to cancel all cruises through November 2020.  Royal Caribbean had voluntarily extended their cruise suspensions through October 31, 2020.  Now it’s November 30, 2020. At the end of September, the Centers for Read More The post Royal Caribbean Cancels Cruises Until at Least December appeared first on .
Tags: Travel, Royal Caribbean, Cruise News, Coronovirus


Carnival Cruise Line Cancels All Cruises for 2020

UPDATE Nov. 3, 2020 Carnival Cruise Line announced that their planned cruises for December from Port Canaveral and PortMiami are canceled.   Carnival cruise cancellations follow the CDC’s announcement on October 30 of a “Framework for Conditional Sailing.”  When the Centers for Disease Control latest announced Read More The post Carnival Cruise Line Cancels All Cruises for 2020 appeared first on Cruise Maven.
Tags: Travel, Cdc, Carnival, Cruise News, Carnival Cruise Line, Port Canaveral, Coronovirus


Carnival Cruise Line Canceled Almost All Cruises for 2020 Except From Two Ports

On the heels of the Centers for Disease Control latest announcement to extend the No Sail Order for cruise departures through October 31, Carnival Cruise Line announced another round of canceled cruises.  But cruises from two Florida ports are not (yet) canceled. New Carnival Cruise Read More The post Carnival Cruise Line Canceled Almost All Cruises for 2020 Except From Two Ports appeared first on .
Tags: Travel, Florida, Cruise News, Carnival Cruise Line, Port Canaveral, Centers for Disease Control, Coronovirus


Update: Carnival Cruise Line Cancels All Cruises for 2020

Nov. 3, 2020:  Carnival Cruise Line announced that their planned cruises for December from Port Canaveral and PortMiami are canceled.  Carnival cruise cancellations follow the CDC’s announcement on October 30 of a “Framework for Conditional Sailing.”  Only a few months ago, when the Centers for Disease Control Read More The post Update: Carnival Cruise Line Cancels All Cruises for 2020 appeared first on Cruise Maven.
Tags: Travel, Cdc, Carnival, Cruise News, Carnival Cruise Line, Port Canaveral, Coronovirus


Carnival Cruise Line Canceled More Cruises for 2020 Except From Two Ports

On the heels of the Centers for Disease Control latest announcement to extend the No Sail Order for cruise departures through October 31, Carnival Cruise Line announced another round of canceled cruises.  But cruises from two Florida ports are not (yet) canceled. New Carnival Cruise Read More The post Carnival Cruise Line Canceled More Cruises for 2020 Except From Two Ports appeared first on .
Tags: Travel, Florida, Cruise News, Carnival Cruise Line, Port Canaveral, Centers for Disease Control, Coronovirus


Update: C.D.C Overruled by White House on Longer Extension to No Sail Order

Those of us anxious to cruise again have been waiting for an announcement from the C.D.C. that would lift the No Sail Order.  It is set to expire on September 30, 2020.    Longer Extension of No Sail Order Knocked Down by Administration According to a Read More The post Update: C.D.C Overruled by White House on Longer Extension to No Sail Order appeared first on .
Tags: Travel, White House, Cruise News, cruises from Florida, Coronavirus


CDC Overruled by White House on Longer Extension to No Sail Order

Those of us anxious to cruise again have been waiting for an announcement from the C.D.C. that would lift the No Sail Order.  It expired on September 30, 2020.    Longer Extension of No Sail Order Knocked Down by Administration According to a report by Jonathan Read More The post CDC Overruled by White House on Longer Extension to No Sail Order appeared first on .
Tags: Travel, Cdc, White House, Cruise News, Jonathan Read, cruises from Florida, Coronavirus


Princess Cruises Sold Two of Its Ships

As part of the announcement from Carnival Corporation of the plan to reduce their fleet, Princess Cruises has sold two of its ships.  At this time, the name of the buyer, or buyers, has not been revealed.   What ships did Princess Cruises sell? The ships Read More The post Princess Cruises Sold Two of Its Ships appeared first on .
Tags: Travel, Princess Cruises, Carnival Corporation, Cruise News, Alaska Cruises


Updated Again: Carnival Continues Cruise Cancellations

As of September 3, 2020, Carnival Cruise Line has expanded their list of cruise cancellations.  With the CDC No Sail Order still in effect through October 31, there’s been another reshuffling of the deck chairs for the next round of cruises to cancel.  List of Read More The post Updated Again: Carnival Continues Cruise Cancellations appeared first on .
Tags: Travel, Cdc, Carnival, Cruise News, Port Canaveral, PortMiami


Updated Again: Carnival Adds More Cruise Cancellations

As of September 3, 2020, Carnival Cruise Line has expanded their list of cruise cancellations.  With the CDC No Sail Order still in effect through October 31, there’s been another reshuffling of the deck chairs for the next round of cruises to cancel.  Thirteen Carnival Read More The post Updated Again: Carnival Adds More Cruise Cancellations appeared first on .
Tags: Travel, Cdc, Carnival, Cruise News, Port Canaveral, PortMiami


Updated: Carnival Revises, Adds Cruise Cancellations

As of August 26, 2020, Carnival Cruise Line expanded their list of cruise cancellations.  With the CDC No Sail Order still in effect through October 31, there’s been another reshuffling of the deck chairs for the next round of cruises to cancel.  Thirteen Carnival cruise Read More The post Updated: Carnival Revises, Adds Cruise Cancellations appeared first on .
Tags: Travel, Cdc, Carnival, Cruise News, Carnival Cruise Line, Port Canaveral, PortMiami


MSC Cruises Delays Upcoming MSC Magnifica Restart

Despite the successful first cruise during the pandemic by MSC Grandiosa, MSC Cruises delays several MSC Magnifica upcoming cruises.  MSC Magnifica was supposed to return to service at the end of August.  But the new first cruise date is now September 26, 2020.   According Read More The post MSC Cruises Delays Upcoming MSC Magnifica Restart appeared first on .
Tags: Travel, Cruise News, Msc Cruises, MSC Magnifica, MSC Magnifica Restart, MSC Grandiosa MSC Cruises


Cunard Extends Cruise Cancellations Until Spring 2021

If you hoped for a holiday sailing aboard Queen Mary 2 this year, sorry…it’s not going to happen.  In an announcement today, Cunard extends their cruise cancellations until Spring 2021.   Cunard has extended its pause in operations for departures up to March 25, 2021 for Read More The post Cunard Extends Cruise Cancellations Until Spring 2021 appeared first on .
Tags: Travel, Transatlantic, Cunard, Cruise News, Queen Mary


Cruise News Wrap-Up: It’s Not All Gloom and Doom

Another week has come and gone and once again, repercussions from the pandemic are still center stage.  But there are some brighter highlights that happened as well.  Cruise News Wrap-Up for the Week of August 21, 2020 One family denied boarding after leaving shore excursion Read More The post Cruise News Wrap-Up: It’s Not All Gloom and Doom appeared first on .
Tags: Travel, Cunard, Cruise News, Msc Cruises, Alaska Ferry


All Crew Aboard Alaska Ferry Test Negative

After a week of suspended service, the Alaska Ferry MV Matanuska is scheduled to depart on time from Bellingham, Washington on Friday, August 21, 2020.  What could have been a really awful situation was averted when all crew members tested negative.   Why the Alaska Ferry Read More The post All Crew Aboard Alaska Ferry Test Negative appeared first on .
Tags: Travel, Alaska, Cruise News, Alaska Marine Highway, Bellingham Washington, Alaska Cruise, Alaska Ferry MV Matanuska


Another Alaska Ship Sidelined After Passengers Test Positive

Unknown to almost anyone living outside of Alaska, another passenger ship had five guests test positive for coronavirus.  Somehow, this second ship hasn’t made it to the news, yet.  Second Ship to Cruise Alaska Forced to Suspend Service  Chances are you probably haven’t heard of Read More The post Another Alaska Ship Sidelined After Passengers Test Positive appeared first on .
Tags: Travel, Alaska, Cruise News, Alaska Cruises, Cruise Alaska


Cruise News Wrap-Up: Week Ending August 14, 2020

Another week brings more cruise cancellations.  Maybe the cruise lines should just cancel the rest of the year instead of dragging it out in little increments.   Cruise News Includes More Cruise Cancellations Holland America has extended their cruise cancellations through December 15th.  Not just for Read More The post Cruise News Wrap-Up: Week Ending August 14, 2020 appeared first on .
Tags: Travel, Viking River Cruises, Viking Cruises, Cruise News, Holland America


Viking Cancels All River and Ocean Cruises for 2020

Viking Cruises cancels all cruises for the remainder of 2020 rather than attempt a re-launch too soon.  The cancellations extend to both Viking River and Viking Ocean cruises. Viking Notifies Guests of 2020 Cruise Cancellations The 23-year old cruise line sent an email to its Read More The post Viking Cancels All River and Ocean Cruises for 2020 appeared first on .
Tags: Travel, River Cruises, Viking Star, Viking Cruises, Cruise News, Viking River, Viking Ocean, Ocean Cruises


Holland America Just Canceled All Cruises Through Mid-December

It’s official and yet not totally unexpected these days.  Holland America has canceled all cruises through December 15, 2020.  All Holland America cruise departures are canceled First, Holland America canceled all cruises to Alaska. Then they had to cancel their Canada/New England cruises when Canada Read More The post Holland America Just Canceled All Cruises Through Mid-December appeared first on .
Tags: Travel, Canada, Alaska, Cruise News, Holland America, Canada New England, First Holland America


Cruise News Wrap-Up – Week Ending August 8, 2020

It’s been a busy cruise news week, and still not much is good news. Some cruise lines are anxious to resume cruising and following the money. Though they think they’re following safety protocols, apparently it isn’t effective enough. Muster drills are about to change Highlights: Read More The post Cruise News Wrap-Up – Week Ending August 8, 2020 appeared first on .
Tags: Travel, Cruise News, Muster


More Cruise Cancellations a Result of Suspension Through at Least October 31

Cruise Lines International Association announced on Wednesday morning new extended cruise cancellations for most of their member cruise lines.  They have suspended all cruise departures through at least the month of October.   Cruise Cancellations Include the Big Three Cruise Lines The includes the big three Read More The post More Cruise Cancellations a Result of Suspension Through at Least October 31 appeared first on .
Tags: Travel, Carnival, Royal Caribbean, Cruise News, Norwegian Cruise Line, Cruise Lines International Association