Issue #

251

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Volume

17

April 7, 2021

In this Issue

Here are some of the news articles we are following:

  • Demand for spot aboard cruise ships will exceed supply, UBS predicts
  • Why U.S. Cruises Are Still Stuck in Port
  • Australia cruise ship ban: Singapore shows way forward to successful resumption of sailings
  • P&O cruise ship moored in Weymouth Bay to offer summer cruises
  • Cruise ships prepare to welcome back passengers
  • Banned from U.S., Royal Caribbean Group to start Bahamas, St. Maarten cruises in June
  • 2 major cruise lines will resume North America sailings in June
  • Royal Caribbean Marks 2021 Return to Caribbean with Cruises from the Bahamas
  • Another boat is spotted 'floating in mid-air' off Britain as bizarre optical illusion makes it appear as if cruise ship is hovering above the water
  • Cunard Adds Sailings to Celebrate 100 Years of World Cruising
  • Rock Boat music festival on a Norwegian cruise ship will sail this year
  • AIDAperla Relaunches Cruise Service in the Canaries

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Demand for spot aboard cruise ships will exceed supply, UBS predicts

UBS predicts a slow cruise recovery that will see "pent-up" demand outstrip supply. While demand is there, cruises will be operating a limited capacity. The firm upgraded Carnival Cruise Lines to a "buy" rating on Thursday. 

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Why U.S. Cruises Are Still Stuck in Port

Six months ago, the C.D.C. lifted its “no sail” order for American cruise companies, but they haven’t started sailing — and likely won’t soon… 

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Australia cruise ship ban: Singapore shows way forward to successful resumption of sailings

Every Monday and Thursday since December, Quantum of the Seas departs Singapore in a demonstration of what, a year ago, seemed an impossibility: healthy, safe and incident-free leisure cruises. Of course, this Quantum leap has been aided by the fact that Singapore, like Australia, has been a COVID-19 suppression exemplar, with the island state's success in restoring cruising a palpable means of reviving a multi-billion-dollar tourism industry on which the nation is strongly dependent.

Read more… 

Cunard Adds Sailings to Celebrate 100 Years of World Cruising

Cunard has introduced new 2023 itineraries for the Queen Mary 2, Queen Victoria and Queen Elizabeth to celebrate the 100th anniversary of its pioneering world cruise and the first-ever continuous circumnavigation of the globe by a passenger liner.  Read more


P&O cruise ship moored in Weymouth Bay to offer summer cruises

Its owner, P&O Cruises, has announced Ultimate Escape UK holidays this summer, with a series of short breaks on its flagship BritanniaRead more… 

 

Cruise ships prepare to welcome back passengers

A growing number of Americans say they are ready to return to cruise ships, but the industry is waiting for the green light to return to the seas. NBC’s Kerry Sanders reports as TODAY’s week-long series The Future of Travel continues. (Video) 

 

Banned from U.S., Royal Caribbean Group to start Bahamas, St. Maarten cruises in June

Celebrity Cruises and Royal Caribbean International will start seven-night cruises from St. Maarten and The Bahamas, respectively, in June during the COVID-19 pandemic. Read more

 

2 major cruise lines will resume North America sailings in June

It looks like the comeback of big-ship cruising in North America is, finally, at hand. Read more

 

Royal Caribbean Marks 2021 Return to Caribbean with Cruises from the Bahamas

This summer, travelers can trade in virtual travel experiences for their long-awaited vacations and cruise in The Bahamas and Mexico with Royal Caribbean International.  Read more…

 

Another boat is spotted 'floating in mid-air' off Britain as bizarre optical illusion makes it appear as if cruise ship is hovering above the water

Another boat has been spotted 'floating in mid-air' off the coast of Britain in a bizarre optical illusion which makes it appear as if the cruise ship is hovering above the water. Read more

 

Rock Boat music festival on a Norwegian cruise ship will sail this year

Sixthman's Rock Boat music festival aboard a Norwegian cruise ship will sail in November. Like Sixthman's other upcoming "festivals at sea," the five-day Rock Boat XXI is sold out.  Read more

 

AIDAperla Relaunches Cruise Service in the Canaries

AIDA Cruises is back and cruising as the AIDAperla has departed on the first cruise for the German brand in 2021 in the Canaries.  Read more

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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Issue #

251

|

Volume

17

April 7, 2021

In this Issue

Here are some of the news articles we are following:

  • Demand for spot aboard cruise ships will exceed supply, UBS predicts
  • Why U.S. Cruises Are Still Stuck in Port
  • Australia cruise ship ban: Singapore shows way forward to successful resumption of sailings
  • P&O cruise ship moored in Weymouth Bay to offer summer cruises
  • Cruise ships prepare to welcome back passengers
  • Banned from U.S., Royal Caribbean Group to start Bahamas, St. Maarten cruises in June
  • 2 major cruise lines will resume North America sailings in June
  • Royal Caribbean Marks 2021 Return to Caribbean with Cruises from the Bahamas
  • Another boat is spotted 'floating in mid-air' off Britain as bizarre optical illusion makes it appear as if cruise ship is hovering above the water
  • Cunard Adds Sailings to Celebrate 100 Years of World Cruising
  • Rock Boat music festival on a Norwegian cruise ship will sail this year
  • AIDAperla Relaunches Cruise Service in the Canaries

Cover Image by:

Photo by Unsplash

Demand for spot aboard cruise ships will exceed supply, UBS predicts

UBS predicts a slow cruise recovery that will see "pent-up" demand outstrip supply. While demand is there, cruises will be operating a limited capacity. The firm upgraded Carnival Cruise Lines to a "buy" rating on Thursday. 

Read more…

 

Why U.S. Cruises Are Still Stuck in Port

Six months ago, the C.D.C. lifted its “no sail” order for American cruise companies, but they haven’t started sailing — and likely won’t soon… 

Read more

 

Australia cruise ship ban: Singapore shows way forward to successful resumption of sailings

Every Monday and Thursday since December, Quantum of the Seas departs Singapore in a demonstration of what, a year ago, seemed an impossibility: healthy, safe and incident-free leisure cruises. Of course, this Quantum leap has been aided by the fact that Singapore, like Australia, has been a COVID-19 suppression exemplar, with the island state's success in restoring cruising a palpable means of reviving a multi-billion-dollar tourism industry on which the nation is strongly dependent.

Read more… 

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