Cruise Safely

Aaron Saunders Cruise Critic contributor, July 28 2020 While much public discussion around cruises restarting have centered on the visible changes that passengers might see – mandated masks and social distancing as well as staggered embarkation and capacity...
Cruise Travel Packing Tips When Flying

By Hannah Sampson July 6, 2020 Two of the world’s largest cruise operators have teamed up to assemble a panel of health experts to help them meet the coronavirus-related requirements of authorities around the world. Royal Caribbean Group and Norwegian...

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 Shawn Baldwin July 3, 2020 Summer vacations used to mean wine tasting in Tuscany, backpacking in Southeast Asia or trips to the Grand Canyon. But fears that airplanes could be a breeding ground for Covid-19 infections have wreaked havoc on...
Unconscious child airlifted from cruise ship after pool incident

By Elaine Glusac Through the travel insurance broker InsureMyTrip.com, Suzanne Tow of New York City paid $270 to cover a $5,000 trip in May to Yosemite National Park. When the tour was canceled, Ms. Tow filed a claim with her insurer, and discovered, like so...

By Jason Leppert, Travel Age West May 27, 2020 Both American Cruise Lines (ACL) and American Queen Steamboat Company (AQSC) are aiming for a return to service by late June and into July. Each line has outlined extensive safety protocols and collaborations...
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Morgan Hines USA TODAY Published June 19, 2020 Cruise Lines International Association, the leading trade organization for the global ocean-going cruise industry, says its member cruise lineshave voluntarily extended the suspension of U.S. cruise operations until Sept. 15 amid coronavirus concerns.

By Charlotte Ryan and Naomi Kresge June 18, 2020, 9:01 PM PDT Updated on June 19, 2020, 6:46 AM PDT With many governments loosening travel restrictions to restart economies, airlines have begun restoring flights that were put on hold as the coronavirus pandemic spread. Business is...

By: Matt Hochberg The U.S. Centers for Disease Control (CDC) updated its website with a note that indicates the agency has no current regulations that apply to crew member repatriation will necessarily apply to passengers on ships, nor is it certain when sailings can safely...

June 16, 2020 Shared from Cruise Industry News Ponant is underscoring its leadership in the cruise industry and aims to be back in service on the French coast in...