March 31, 2021
In this Issue
Here are some of the news articles we are following:
- Stormy seas ahead: confidence in the cruise industry has plummeted due to COVID-19
- Members of South Florida Cruise Industry Feel Optimistic After Year of No Sailing
- Latest Update: When the Major Cruise Lines Plan to Sail Again
- Princess Cruises Status Update
- Viking to Cruise from UK in May with New Ship
- American Cruise Lines Departs on First Voyage Since Pandemic
- Norwegian Cruise Line Cancels June Cruises Across All Cruise Lines
- Ship departs Amelia Island as cruise line resumes sailing
- Cruise ship passengers recall deaths, confusion, quarantine
- When can we go on a cruise again?
- American Cruise Lines, American Queen Steamboat Co. are first lines to resume sailing in US waters
- Port Bodrum Turkey welcomes 2021's first cruise ship
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Stormy seas ahead: confidence in the cruise industry has plummeted due to COVID-19
The cruise industry has weathered many storms, including fairly regular brushes with disease. Outbreaks of norovirus, H1N1 and measles have all happened in the not too distant past. Despite this, a cruise has traditionally been regarded as a safe holiday – the kind where you don’t have to worry about a thing. COVID-19 has changed this.
Members of South Florida Cruise Industry Feel Optimistic After Year of No Sailing
In the month before the shutdown, 704,274 people sailed from Port Miami. But for a year, cruises have not been able to sail due to the pandemic. For many of us, life is slowly resuming to normal, but South Florida’s cruise line ports remain shut down. Now, cruise lines are awaiting further instructions from the CDC in order to get back out sailing after a year.
Latest Update: When the Major Cruise Lines Plan to Sail Again
The major cruise lines are planning restarts in various phases in 2021 with news changing constantly. Here's the latest…
Viking announced today that it will restart limited operations in May 2021 with three special sailings along the coast of England on the new Viking Venus, and only available to UK residents.
American Cruise Lines’ Independence has departed on the cruise line’s first sailing since the pandemic.
Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings has canceled all June cruises on Norwegian Cruise Line, Oceania Cruises, and Regent Seven Seas Cruises.
American Cruise Lines is the first cruise line to resume sailing in U.S. waters since the coronavirus pandemic, according to an article on USA Today.
A year ago, the Grand Princess captured the world’s attention when it became clear the coronavirus pandemic had arrived on the shore of California, making the virus real to millions in the United States…
Here's what you need to know about when passengers will be able to set sail once more.
Two U.S. small ship lines are quietly resuming cruising this weekend, marking the first 2021 sailings back on the water and among the few that have cruised at all in North America since the global pandemic shut down cruising last March.
Turkey welcomed the first cruise ship of season 2021 in a development that comes after the Coronavirus / COVID crisis restrictions brought travel to a halt.
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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