April 14, 2021
In this Issue
Here are some of the news articles we are following:
- Winners and Losers as Cruise Lines Resume Service
- DCL-Disney's cruise ship Disney Magic with ex-UK Cruises-to-Nowhere in summer 2021
- Princess Cruises requiring passengers on UK coastal sailings to be vaccinated
- Celebrity Millennium cruise ship starts Caribbean roundtrips from Philipsburg (St Maarten) in June 2021
- Costa restarts cruises in May
- Global Ports Plays Key Role in Caribbean Restart
- Staying tenacious in testing times
- These Are the Cruise Lines Requiring a Vaccine So Far
- Here Are the Cruise Lines Returning to Service in the UK
- Norwegian Cancels Select Voyages Through November Due to Redeployment
- Royal Caribbean announces Vision of the Seas will sail from Bermuda
- MSC to offer cruises to children and non-vaccinated Brits
- Royal Caribbean Chairman Fain: CDC's Conditional Sail Order Is 'Unworkable'
- Volunteer Cruises May Not Happen
- VIDEO: CCL-Carnival Cruise Line NOT to mandate COVID vaccine once sailing begins?
Winners and Losers as Cruise Lines Resume Service
Slowly but surely, cruise lines are finding ways to begin resuming service after a shutdown which saw ships grounded for over a year. While ships welcoming back guests and beginning to set sail in the coming weeks and months is generally seen as a good thing, this will not necessarily be seen as a positive development by everyone.
DCL-Disney's cruise ship Disney Magic with ex-UK Cruises-to-Nowhere in summer 2021
DCL-Disney Cruise Line is adding to the expanding flotilla of ships sailing around the United Kingdom this summer. MS Disney Magic ship is scheduled to run a series of short cruises. The vessel will sail mostly 2- and 3-night sailings, as well as limited 4-night voyages round-trip from London Tilbury, Liverpool, Newcastle, and Southampton.
Princess Cruises requiring passengers on UK coastal sailings to be vaccinated
Princess Cruises revealed details of a series of week-long cruises and short breaks onboard Sky Princess and Regal Princess sailing from the UK this summer.
Celebrity Millennium cruise ship starts Caribbean roundtrips from Philipsburg (St Maarten) in June 2021
Lisa Lutoff-Perlo (Celebrity Cruises' President and CEO) confirmed that the newly refurbished ship Celebrity Millennium is scheduled for homeporting in Philipsburg (St Maarten Island) starting roundtrips on June 5, 2021.
Carnival Corporation's Italian brand Costa Cruises revised plans to move the operations' restart to May 2021.
Nassau Cruise Port, managed by Global Ports Holding Plc (GPH), will serve as a critical partner in the restart of cruise tourism in the Caribbean in June and July.
Arnold Donald explains to Rebecca Gibson how Carnival Corporation and its brands are working hard to emerge from the Covid-19 crisis stronger than ever before….
A number of cruise lines have announced plans to restart operations in the coming months, and some of those brands are requiring proof of a COVID-19 vaccine for passengers.
A number of cruise lines have quickly added cruise programs this summer from UK ports, following the government's decision to allow domestic travel.
Norwegian Cruise Line has cancelled all voyages on the Norwegian Encore, Jewel and Jade through October-November 2021 due to “fleet redeployment.”
Royal Caribbean announced its second cruise ship to restart North American cruises will be Vision of the Seas from Bermuda.
MSC Cruises has announced a new programme of British Isles cruises that will be available to both families and non-vaccinated guests.
Richard Fain, chairman and CEO of Royal Caribbean Group, has called on the U.S. Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and Prevention to move on from the Conditional Sail Order (CSO).
Test cruises with volunteers may not be happening as originally envisioned, as the industry moves to a restart in North America and the idea that the U.S. Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and Prevention's Conditional Sail Order (CSO) may be dropped or modified.
CCL-Carnival Cruise Line is not developing plans for sailings entirely outside the USA, as some other major cruise companies are, CCL's President Christine Duffy said in a video.
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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