Travel Health

Rebecca Gibson explores some of the major health and safety challenges facing the passenger shipping industry, as well as some of the products and services that are helping operators to protect their ships, passengers and crew

DONALD WOOD  JANUARY 14, 2022 COVID-19 vaccination booster shot. (photo via Teka77 / iStock / Getty Images Plus) Government officials in Hawaii announced that travelers arriving in the state would soon need to show...

By Arnie Weissmann |Dec 30, 2021 Cruise lines face the challenge of being turned away from ports should there be infections on the ship. Photo Credit: Lais Monteiro/Shutterstock A...

DONALD WOOD  JANUARY 07, 2022 Cruise ships at a port in The Bahamas. (photo via Brand X Pictures / Stockbyte / Getty Images Plus) The cruise industry has taken another coronavirus-related blow, as the...

PUBLISHED DEC 28, 2021 4:43 PM BY THE MARITIME EXECUTIVE CDC data shows most cruise ships reporting COVID-19 cases (file photo) All sectors of the travel industry continue to be...

By James Shillinglaw, Dec 10, 2021 For many travel advisors it seems like just waiting for the other shoe to drop. As countries tighten restrictions and add new protocols for visitors to counter the spread of the Omicron variant of COVID, many believe...

LAURIE BARATTI  DECEMBER 06, 2021 Digital COVID-19 vaccination verification app concept. (photo via iStock/Getty Images Plus/LeoPatrizi) As the world...

LAURIE BARATTI  NOVEMBER 26, 2021 COVID-19, the coronavirus global pandemic illustration. (Photo via iStock/Getty Images Plus/ismagilov) A new COVID-19 strain, which originated in southern Africa, has been identified and classified by a special panel of the World Health...
Sydney Man Perishes After Jumping from Cruise Ship
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American Song alongside the river bank for the medevac (Kennewick Firefighters) PUBLISHED OCT 26, 2021 3:40 PM BY THE MARITIME EXECUTIVE In most cases when there is a medical...