Travel Safety

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By    James Shillinglaw, Mar 31, 2022, (0 comments) ShareFacebook

Norwegian passengers are upset over their treatment on a ship that ran aground. By Hannah Sampson March 26, 2022 at 8:00 a.m. EDT Norwegian Cruise Line customers upset about how they were treated after their ship 

Cruise ships docked in Nassau, Bahamas. (photo by Patrick Clarke) Virtually the entire cruise industry met the Friday, February 18 deadline to opt into the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s COVID-19 Cruise Ship Program.

Niagra Falls, Ontario, Canada. (photo courtesy of Collette) With COVID-19 cases now declining and Omicron past its peak, Canada is about to relax its entry restrictions for fully vaccinated international travelers, Reuters reports. Government ministers...

LAURIE BARATTI  FEBRUARY 06, 2022 Young woman heading toward her departure gate at the airport and wearing a mask amid the COVID-19 pandemic. (photo via iStock/Getty Images E+/Pyrosky)

 DONALD WOOD  JANUARY 19, 2022 Negev Desert, Israel (Photo by Lauren Breedlove) The United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announced it had added 22 countries and territories to its travel advisory...

PUBLISHED DEC 28, 2021 7:35 PM BY THE MARITIME EXECUTIVE Conception (Truth Aquatics) On Monday, the U.S. Coast Guard issued a set of interim rules to fill in the safety gaps highlighted by the...

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...