Cruise Safety

October 26, 2020 The clock is ticking down once again on the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's (CDC) "No Sail" order, essentially banning cruise ships from operating out of U.S. ports, with the order...

DONALD WOOD  OCTOBER 07, 2020 PHOTO: COVID-19 Coronavirus test tubes. (Photo via iStock/Getty Images Plus/solarseven) The Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) revealed it would mandate pre-boarding COVID-19 tests for all passengers and crew members on ships...

By Gene Sloan Oct 5, 2020 Could the cruise ship buffet be on the way out forever? It seems almost unthinkable, given its hallowed place in cruising over the years. But one of cruising’s most respected leaders is mulling over the...

October 03, 2020 Maria Romanenko CrruiseIndustryNews.Com The Chief Operating Officer at Cruise Planners, Vicky Garcia, has pleaded on the U.S. government to allow the cruise industry to resume operations. “ enough already…...

DONALD WOOD  JULY 07, 2020 PHOTO: Couples on a cruise ship. (photo viaSteve Mason / Photodisc) A health official working as part of a joint safety task force between Royal Caribbean and Norwegian...

by Lee Hayhurst May 27th 2020, 08:20 The cruise sector could “lead the world” in developing new health and safety protocols in a post Covid-19 world, the boss of Norwegian Cruise Line believes. Frank Del Rio, president and chief executive of...

7.30 / By Angelique DonnellanPosted 1dday ago, updated 1dday ago Ursula Steinberner and Leon Sharp had their first cruise on the Ruby Princess and say it will not be their last.(Supplied: Ursula Steinberner)

Rosie Spinks, Skift - May 05, 2020 8:30 am This isn’t the first time Carnival has announced a return to cruising in the last month. What’s needed here is specifics on how things will be different (and safer) when ships set sail again.— Rosie S

by Olivia Sharpe on 9th April 2020 Asian cruise group Genting Cruise Lines is introducing enhanced preventive measures for its Dream Cruises and Star Cruises fleet with an increase in safety levels for the cruise industry following the coronavirus (covid-19) pandemic. These include...

Marnie Hunter, CNN • Published 13th February 2020 (CNN) — As the novel coronavirus continues to spread, the cruise industry is under scrutiny following an outbreak that has left one ship quarantined in Asia and passengers worldwide worrying about whether they need to change their cruise plans.More...