May 10, 2021
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Here are some of the news articles we are following:
- Major cruise ship company may avoid Florida if state doesn't permit Covid-19 vaccination checks
- CDC Says US Cruises Can Soon Set Sail With Volunteer Passengers — Here's What That Really Entails
- MSC Cruises Will Sail to Italy, the UK, and Beyond This Summer
- Cruise Industry Adds Another 13 Ships, 40k Berths to Service Resumption
- Pandemic response fuels hope for future
- Disney, Holland America, Royal Caribbean, Carnival, Princess, Norwegian extends suspension of cruises
- Portland Port Excited for May 17 Cruising Restart in UK
- Century Cruises resumes operation on Yangtze River
- P&O Cruises UK Status Update
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Major cruise ship company may avoid Florida if state doesn't permit Covid-1 vaccination checks
Florida's new law prohibiting businesses from asking whether employees or customers have been vaccinated against Covid-19 may take a toll on its cruise business. The CEO of Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd. said Thursday it could cause the company to suspend Florida departures and move its ships elsewhere.
CDC Says US Cruises Can Soon Set Sail With Volunteer Passengers — Here's What That Really Entails
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) outlined new protocols this week to get U.S. cruises sailing again. And it will all begin with a few intrepid volunteers. On Wednesday, the CDC released its updated requirements for "simulated voyages" filled with volunteer passengers so cruise companies can prove they can sail without spreading COVID-19.
MSC Cruises Will Sail to Italy, the UK, and Beyond This Summer
More than 60,000 guests have sailed with the company in the Mediterranean since August 2020.
The cruise industry comeback continues as a number of lines just announced restart plans.
As the battle against Covid-19 continues, a wise old proverb comes to mind: hope for the best but prepare for the worst.
Disney, Holland America, Royal Caribbean, Carnival, Princess, Norwegian extend suspension of cruises
Several major cruise lines are continuing their suspension of travel amid the coronavirus pandemic.
Portland Port has said that it’s excited to welcome back domestic cruising on May 17.
Century Cruises has resumed sailing on the Yangtze River in China, with its seven ships departing on cruises at 75 per cent capacity as recommended by the Chinese government.
A year after the COVID-19 pandemic shut down the cruise industry, P&O Cruises UK is getting ready to re-enter service this summer with a twin-ship deployment in the UK.
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