May 28, 2021
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Here are some of the news articles we are following:
- Celebrity Cruises gets CDC approval for a June comeback, marking the first sailing from U.S. waters
- U.S. bill allowing Alaska cruises to resume while bypassing Canada signed into law.
- Biden signs cruise ship bill, a team win for Alaska delegation and for Southeast AK.
- Global Cruise Report: Europe Tests Cruise Ship COVID-19 Protocols
- Dream Cruises Begins Vaccination of Over 700 Crew Members
- How to Participate In Royal Caribbean Test Cruises
- Royal Caribbean Cruise Ship Approved for Seacation Sailings
- Mobile looking to return of cruises by mid-summer
- The Search For Covid-19 Variants
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Celebrity Cruises gets CDC approval for a June comeback, marking the first sailing from U.S. waters
Celebrity Edge will leave Fort Lauderdale on June 26 for the Caribbean at reduced capacity. All crew will be vaccinated, and most passengers will have to be. Initially, U.S. guests 16 and older are required to be fully vaccinated; that age drops to 12 as of Aug. 1. Passengers 18 and older from the UK must be vaccinated.
U.S. bill allowing Alaska cruises to resume while bypassing Canada signed into law.
Biden signs cruise ship bill, a team win for Alaska delegation and for Southeast AK.
I’m speaking to the world’s leaders in the cruise industry from CEOs to heads of operations. From the ports to design innovations, real-world conditions and what you can expect. Watch the video…
Dream Cruises has announced in a press release that all crew members of the Explorer Dream and office staff in the Taiwan office will be eligible to receive the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine, making Dream Cruises the first cruise company to implement such a comprehensive vaccination program in Asia.
The acceptance of the CDC for Royal Caribbean to perform test voyages onboard Freedom of the Seas has seen many scrambling to try and find a spot onboard.
With domestic cruises out of Hong Kong getting the green light, it’s being reported that one of Royal Caribbean’s newest cruise ships will restart operations out of the territory at the end of July 2021.
The Alabama Cruise Terminal in Mobile has been providing COVID-19 vaccinations rather than trips to the western Caribbean during the pandemic, but that could soon change.
Sequencing the genome of SARS-CoV-2 allows scientists to identify emerging variants
Disclaimer: The views expressed in the articles above are those of the authors' and do not necessarily represent or reflect the views of this e-Newsletter
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